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Donald Trump Suffers Serious Setback in Trump University Fraud Suit

Donald Trump’s long-running battle with New York Attorney General Eric T. Schneiderman over allegations of fraud involving the defunct Trump University suffered a severe setback today. An appeals court cleared the way for a fraud lawsuit to continue against the Republican presidential contender. A four-judge state Appellate Court panel ruled that the Schneiderman is “authorized to bring a cause of action for fraud” against Trump and Trump University on behalf of disgruntled students. ...

Paul Walker’s Daughter Sues Porsche for Father’s Death in GT Supercar

Paul Walker’s daughter is attempting to hold Porsche responsible for the 2013 death of her father and his friend, Roger Rodas, in the crash of Walker’s high-performance Carrera GT sports car. The suit blames alleged design flaws. Following Walker’s death, IM conducted an examination of more than a dozen Carrera GT car crashes that were similar to the one that took the lives of the actor and his friend....

Bill Cosby Hit With New Charges as Two More Women Go Public

Bill Cosby may go down in history, not as a beloved comedian, but as the most prolific serial rapist of all time after two more women came forward and accused him of sexual assaults that occurred during his long career in television, movies and on stage. The victims, actress Lili Bernard and screen writer Sammie Mays, went public today (May 1), bringing the total number of alleged victims to more than 40, according to reports....

Robert Pattinson Blows Off Paparazzi Engagement Questions (video)

Robert Pattinson may be in love, but he still isn’t sharing it with the paparazzi. The secretive star was ambushed by photographers as he was getting into his pickup truck, but he brusquely blew them off without uttering a word. If he is on cloud nine over his alleged engagement to girlfriend of six months FKA Twigs, he didn’t show it. Although a slew of tabloids have been feeding on rumors that he popped the question to Twigs, real name Tahliah Barnett, there still has been no official confirmation....

Irina Shayk, Jilted by Soccer Superstar Boyfriend, Bounces Back (photos!)

Irina Shayk, who dated soccer superstar Cristiano Ronaldo for four years, before splitting abruptly earlier this year suffered from a crisis in confidence during their time together. But she’s bouncing back now with a sizzling photo spread in Harper’s Bazaar China. The Russian model’s stunning revelation came in an interview with Spain’s Hola magazine. She said Ronaldo made her feel “ugly and insecure.” Say What? See her photos!...

George Clooney Slams Companies Profiting Off Sudan’s ‘Rape of Darfur’

George Clooney is urging international banks, gold refiners, the London Bullion Market Association and special interest groups to take the profit out of Sudan’s rape of Darfur, where soldiers have carried out genocide against residents. The brutal occupation has allowed the Sudanese government to exploit the region’s gold production, Clooney wrote in an opinion piece today (Feb. 25) in The New York Times....

Selena Gomez Not Being Pursued by James Franco Despite Tabloid Report

James Franco Texting Selena Gomez “24/7 With Date Ideas” the tabloid headline reads. But nothing could be further from the truth. Franco isn’t texting his “Spring Breakers” co-star and definitely isn’t trying to date her, according to our source. Tabloid magazine OK claimed in its latest issue that Franco, who is 14 years Gomez’s senior, is going all out to woo her. This is the same magazine that trumpeted on its cover that Katy Perry is pregnant by on-again, off-again boyfriend John Mayer. That story that already has been widely debunked....

Bill Cosby Draws Fire from a New Source: Richard Pryor’s Widow (audio)

Bill Cosby is facing sharp new criticism from an unexpected source, the widow of comedian Richard Pryor, who called the once-revered comedian a “piece of sh*t” who “had sex with everything that moved.” But wait there’s a back story. Pryor widow Jennifer Lee Pryor isn’t one of more than two dozen alleged victims who have come forward. But she has an ax to grind. During his lifetime, Cosby and Richard Pryor were bitter rivals. ...

What Bobby Kristina’s Latest Medical Procedure Says About Her Health

Bobby Kristina Brown reportedly underwent a tracheotomy this week at Emory University Hospital. While doctors have yet to comment on her condition, the procedure does say something about her her health–both good and bad, according to sources and medical references. Right off the bat, it suggests she is likely not suffering organ failure, as TMZ and other media reported last week....

Justin Bieber Buys NYPD Cops Dinner; Could Land Them in Hot Water

Justin Bieber thought he was doing a good deed when he picked up the tab for five on-duty NYPD officers who were dining at the same restaurant. But accepting the gratuity could land the cops in hot water. The Police Department publishes what’s known as a “Patrol Guide” for officers on the beat. It clearly prohibits accepting gratuities “or other compensation for any service performed as a result of or in conjunction with their duties as a public servant,” ...

Kim Kardashian Continues to Falsely Compare Her Show to ‘I Love Lucy’

Kim Kardashian continues to falsely boast that her reality show has aired more episodes than the classic ’50s sit-com “I Love Lucy,” and media outlets continue to foster the myth without any fact-checking. She’s totally off the mark. Kim repeated the falsehood in a new interview in Love magazine. It was wrong the last time IM busted her over it last October and it’s still wrong now. The issue came up when Kim revealed that she doesn't like people asking her what she does for a living....

Bobby Kristina Brown Will Remain on Life Support, Possibly for Weeks

Bobbi Kristina Brown’s family has made no decision to remove her from life support on the anniversary of her mother Whitney Houston’s death (Feb. 12) and she may remain comatose for weeks to give her brain a chance to heal, according to a source. Bobbi, who is known to family as Krissy, is only 21 years old and has shown some brain activity. Given her relatively young age, there is a chance she could regain consciousness, barring any deterioration in her vital organs, which is often a side-effect of a serious brain injury....

Kim Kardashian Deliciously Decadent; See All Her Love Photos Uncensored!

Kim Kardashian has taken a shocking turn in her career, posing for a new deliciously decadent photo spread in Love magazine. She hasn’t been this naked since her sex tape went viral nearly a decade ago. Now see all her photos uncensored! Kim, 34 and a mother of one, hasn’t looked this good since giving birth, and she must have been dying to flaunt her stuff. She poses full-frontal in the spread among other shots, in surreal kaleidoscopic settings that channel vibes from Stanley Kubrick’s “Clockwork Orange,” Michelangelo Antonioni’s “Blow Up” and Federico Fellini’s “La Dolce Vita.”...

Jennifer Lawrence Gets Slinky With a Snake in Vanity Fair (Photo!)

Jennifer Lawrence has crossed another milestone in her young acting career, posing for a photo with a snake… nude. It’s not like it hasn’t been done and done and done before. Still, she looks hot. Lawrence brings her own sizzling sexuality to bear, and the snake, well, it probably could have cared less. At 24, she’s already won an Oscar, starred in her own blockbuster movie franchise and had her private nude photos splashed all over the Internet. So why not pose nude with a snake?...

Bobbi Kristina Brown ‘Is Not Brain Dead,’ Family Members Assert

Bobbi Kristina Brown’s family members have issued a statement declaring that the daughter of the late Whitney Houston is not “brain dead,” to counter tabloid reports that she is “beyond hope,” and won’t survive her near drowning. Gossip site TMZ reported earlier today (Feb. 5) that doctors have told father Bobby Brown that “it’s time to withdraw life support.” She was found unresponsive in her bathtub on Saturday (Jan. 31). ...

Whitney Houston Family Strife Erupts Amid Signs Bobbi Kristina Improving

Bobbi Kristina Brown has showed some important signs she’s improving amid growing strife between the families of late-mom Whitney Houston and dad Bobby Brown and Bobbi’s purported husband Nick Gordon. Bobbi Kristina, 21, is now being treated at Emory University Hospital in Atlanta, which is considered top-flight for treating neurological disorders. While the reality television personality and would-be singer is still in a medically induced coma and on a respirator, doctors were able to detect eye movement. She also opened and closed her eyes on her own....

Robin Williams’ Kids Battling Third Wife Over Estate, Personal Items

Robin Williams’ sudden and shocking death by suicide has touched off a bitter family legal battle over everything from his money and property to his cherished Oscar and even the suspenders he wore in the hit sit-com “Mork and Mindy.” The legal battle, which is playing out in California courts, pits his third wife and widow, Susan Schneider Williams against Williams’ three children from two previous marriages. Zak, 31, is his son by his first wife, Valerie Velardi. Zelda, 25, and Cody, 23, are by his second wife, Marsha Garces Williams....

Bobbi Kristina Brown Outlook Poor, But She Has One Thing Going for Her

Bobbi Kristina Brown’s prognosis is poor several news outlets have reported, confirming an IM report yesterday that Whitney Houston’s daughter was near death. But all is not hopeless. Bobbi has one thing going for her. Because, at 21, she is relatively young, there’s a chance her brain can heal itself and she could regain consciousness. If she does wake up, she will likely face weeks of rehabilitation and may never be quite the same person she was. But the brain has remarkable healing power in young people....

Whitney Houston Daughter May Have Elaborately Staged Suicide Attempt

Whitney Houston’s daughter Bobbi Kristina Brown was found unconscious in her bathtub in her Georgia home, eerily similar to the way her mother died on the eve of the 2012 Grammy Awards, suggesting she staged an elaborate suicide attempt. Brown was found by her husband Nick Gordon, Houston’s adopted son, at around 10:30 a.m. today (Jan. 31). She reportedly was not breathing. Gordon administered CPR and a friend called 9ll...

Taylor Swift Dodged One Nude Photo Scandal; Will She Do It Again?

Taylor Swift has laughed off claims today (Jan. 27) that hackers discovered nude photos in her Twitter and Instagram accounts, which were compromised. But it’s not the first time she’s faced similar claims. In 2011, when she was still an up-and-coming country sweetheart, a topless photo leaked onto the Internet that was supposedly hers. The photo was never conclusively identified as her. ...

Kim Kardashian in Fur Bikini Thumbs More Than Nose at PETA (photos!)

Kim Kardashian apparently will wear fur fashions no matter how many animals are slaughtered to make them. She posted new photos on social media today (Jan. 20) showing off her latest. Would you believe a “furkini.” As it turns out the furkini was designed by husband Kanye West. (And, this guy wants to work for Prada?) The photos were taken during a ski trip with eight other couples over the holiday weekend....

Oscar Uproar Overblown Over Lack of Racial Diversity Among Nominees

This year’s Oscar nominations have touched off a firestorm of criticism over the lack of racial diversity. To the contrary, the fact that no minorities were tapped is actually an affirmation of the selection process. Critics say the failure to nominate “Selma” director Ava DuVernay, or the movie’s star, David Oyelowo, reflected a racial bias. Criticizing Academy choices has become an annual blood sport, and social media has only increased the bloodletting. This year though, a pack mentality has seized on the race card....

Chevy Chase Morbidly Obese, 40 Years After Starring on SNL (video)

Chevy Chase was one of the biggest stars on “Saturday Night Live” when the show debuted 40 years ago. But today he’s just big. He looked morbidly obese on the “Today” show during an appearance to talk about SNL’s early years. Chase, 71, was part of the founding cast of the show that included Bill Murray, Dan Ackroyd, Jane Curtin, Laraine Newman, Gilda Radner, Garrett Morris and John Belushi. Chase was played the handsome leading man type on the show, founded the Weekend Update segment, which still appears today and starred in countless scripts. His impression of Gerald Ford’s bumbling may have cost the President his re-election....
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