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Is Sean Penn Serious? Sues 'Empire' Creator Lee Daniels Over Abuse Claims 2

Is Sean Penn Serious? Sues ‘Empire’ Creator Lee Daniels Over Abuse Claims

Sean Penn, known for years for his explosive temper and abuse of women, now says those claims are untrue–at least about women. And he’s backing it up with a $10 million lawsuit against ‘Empire’ creator Lee Daniels, the latest to diss Penn’s behavior. Daniels lit Penn’s very short fuse in defense of actor Terrence Howard, who’s being ostracized for allegedly abusing his estranged wife....
Perri 'Pebbles ' Reid Sues Viacom Over Portrayal in TLC Movie (video) 4

Perri ‘Pebbles ‘ Reid Sues Viacom Over Portrayal in TLC Movie (video)

Perri “Pebbles” Reid, the founder of the hit ’90s R&B group TLC is suing Viacom in federal court for defamation over her portrayal in a movie about the group. She claims it makes her out to be “a conniving and dishonest business woman.” The lawsuit, filed in Federal District Court in Atlanta, seeks more than $40 million in compensatory and punitive damages from the cable network. At issue is a movie “Crazysexycool: The TLC Story,” that aired on Viacom’s cable network VH1 last year....