Is Harvey Weinstein a Sex-Trafficker? Judge Says It's OK to Ask.
New York Times, 15 August at 02:29
In a novel decision that could pave the way for other lawsuits, a judge on Tuesday ruled that Harvey Weinstein can be sued for violating a federal sex-trafficking statute by a young actress who claims he coerced her to engage in sex acts with him in
Pregnant Reality Star Lyric McHenry, 26, Found Dead in Suspected Cocaine Overdose: Reports
PEOPLE.com, 15 August at 01:43
Lyric McHenry, who appeared on E!'s EJNYC, was found dead Tuesday morning of a suspected drug overdose, according to multiple reports. She was 26. McHenry was found on a sidewalk at 5 a.m. above the Major Deegan Expressway at Undercliff Ave.
Reality Star Lyric McHenry Dead at 26
E! Online, 15 August at 01:12
Reality star Lyric McHenry was found dead after an East Coast birthday celebration. New York City police confirm a 26-year-old female was found above the Major Deegan Expressway early Tuesday morning. The victim was transported to Bronx-Lebanon ...
Judge allows sex-trafficking suit against Weinstein, citing history of the casting couch
Los Angeles Times, 15 August at 01:11
A New York judge has ruled that an aspiring actress can sue Harvey Weinstein for violating sex-trafficking laws because the proverbial casting couch, in which women are asked to trade sex for Hollywood opportunities, could be considered a “commercial
Penn Jillette knows Trump tapes exist, because 'I was in the room'
USA TODAY, 15 August at 01:10
Comedian/magician and former "Celebrity Apprentice" contestant Penn Jillette has just pulled a surprising rabbit out of his hat and inserted himself in the did-Donald-Trump-speak-slurs on-"The Apprentice"? controversy roiling Washington again. Yes, he
Judge Greenlights Use of Sex-Trafficking Law in Suit Against Harvey Weinstein
Wall Street Journal, 15 August at 01:00
A federal judge ruled that an actress's lawsuit accusing Harvey Weinstein of sexual assault can proceed, approving an unorthodox use of a federal sex-trafficking statute. U.S. District Judge Robert Sweet's ruling, made public Tuesday, comes in a civil
'Seriously Ill' Aretha Franklin Visited by Luminaries, While Others Pay Tribute
New York Times, 15 August at 00:51
An ailing Aretha Franklin was visited on Tuesday at her home in Detroit by Stevie Wonder, the Rev. Jesse Jackson and her ex-husband Glynn Turman, as tributes to the Queen of Soul poured in from around the world. A spokeswoman for the Franklin family ...
Stormi Webster Proves She's Already a Fan of Kylie Jenner's Makeup
E! Online, 15 August at 00:48
Stormi Webster loves Kylie Cosmetics! While spending time with mom Kylie Jenner on Tuesday, baby Stormi appeared fascinated by a Kylie Cosmetics Birthday Collection makeup bag that she spotted in front of her. Kylie and Stormi were "bugging" Jordyn ...
The 10 most unhinged parts of Omarosa's 'Unhinged'
Mashable, 15 August at 00:26
We're well into the second season of Trump: The Presidency, and Omarosa — who was supposed to have left after season one — keeps worming her way back into every episode. This week brings us Omarosa's book Unhinged, a "juicy" tell-all about her brief ...
Nicki Minaj Accidentally Exposes Tyga's Hairline Transplant Amidst Feud With Safaree
Hollywood Life, 15 August at 00:26
Nicki Minaj continued her shocking feud with ex Safaree Samuels on Twitter by claiming he had a hair transplant that fell out and she also totally put Tyga on blast by claiming he too had one by the same doctor. Nicki Minaj, 35, and ex Safaree Samuels
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