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Paula Abdul Sued in Slip and Fall Injury

Hey Paula TV Show Sued

Hey Paula TV Show Sued

Jill Kohl says that she fell while walking down a driveway during a taping of Paula Abudl’s reality television show “Hey Paula”.

Now Kohl is suing Abdul, along with NBC Universal and Bravo for a sum of $25000.  In the lawsuit that was filed with Los Angeles Superior Court, Kohl claims that the slip and fall was in part due to the driveway lack of maintenance and “was in a dangerous and defective condition.”

March 4, 2009 Posted by | Lawsuit, Slip and Fall | , , , , | 1 Comment

American Idol Creators Suing Texas Gentleman’s Club for “Stripper Idol” Contest

The corporation FremantleMedia, who are the creators of the hit television show American Idol, are suing the owners of a Texas gentleman’s club for their amateur night competition they’ve dubbed “Stripper Idol”.

The the club’s website, Palazio Men’s Club plays on the singing competition reality show’s name in addition to altering the recognizable neon cursive script trademarked logo.

The lawsuit not only aims at stopping copyright infringement, but also seeks the profits derived from the club’s event for potential damage to the show’s image and fees for filing the suit in the first place.

Lampros, the club’s owner, says “I don’t feel they have any grounds to sue. This is just our way of enticing people to come out and have a good time and contribute to the economic crisis that is going on.”  There is currently no official word from the defense.

December 19, 2008 Posted by | Copyright, Copyright Infringement, Lawsuit | , , , | Leave a comment

Survivor Contestant Arrested for Disorderly Intoxication After Vote Off

Survivor Ace Gordon Mugshot

Survivor Ace Gordon Mugshot

After being voted off of Survivor Gabon, Ace Gordon found himself drinking in a bar in Naples Florida. After being tossed out of the bar for reportedly striking a female patron, Gordon was systematically arrested by police called to the scene.

Gordon was charged early Sunday morning with disorderly intoxication, obstruction of an officer and resisting arrest while “repeatedly [telling] deputies he was famous.” Gordon was released from Collier County jail later that day.

November 17, 2008 Posted by | Celebrity Wannabe, Under Arrest | , , , , , , | 1 Comment

“Winner” of The Bachelor Season Six Arrested for Public Intoxication

Mary Delgado Mugshot

Mary Delgado Mugshot

“Winner” of season six of The Bachelor, Mary Delgado, was arrested over the weekend in Del Rio Texas on charged including public intoxication, disorderly conduct and resisting arrest.

Delgado had been drinking at Del Rio bar Lorina’s Cantina.  When asked to leave, the intoxicated Delgado refused to go.  Cops were called, and during transit to station, Delgado destroyed the radio in the police cruiser.

Byron “The Bachelor” Velvick later posted bond for Delgado’s release.  Delgado had been previously arrested for allegedly punching Velvick in the face.

November 17, 2008 Posted by | Celebrity Wannabe, Under Arrest | , , , , , | Leave a comment

Two Contestants on Jamie Foxx’s MTV Show “From G’s to Gents” Arrested

In the past two weeks, two contestants from the Jamie Foxx’s reality television show “From G’s to Gents” were arrested on two separate charges.

Shane Coyle Mugshot

Shane Coyle Mugshot

Shane Coyle was arrested in Lee County Florida for violating a 2007 probation that was issued after he was busted for drugs and robbery.  The probation stipulated that Coyle must stay within a certain radius, and was picked up for allegedly going out of those boundaries.

Coyle will remain behind bars until at least November 24th for his appearance before the judge.

Markice Moore Mugshot

Markice Moore Mugshot

Meanwhile, Markice “Kesan” Moore was arrested in Cobb County Georgia back on November 3rd.  After he was pulled over for an improper improper lane change, police discovered he was driving without a license.

Moore has been released on bond.

November 12, 2008 Posted by | Celebrity Wannabe, Uncategorized, Under Arrest | , , , , , , , , | 2 Comments

Plastic Surgeon from Dr. 90210 Placed on Probation for Negligence

Dr. Michael Omidi on Probation

Dr. Michael Omidi on Probation

Dr. Michael Omidi, a Hollywood surgeon who has appeared on the self-esteem destroying TV show Dr. 90210, has been placed on a three year probation by the Medical Board of California for being “grossly negligent” with several of his patients, including one that wound up on TV.

The medical negligence charge is because Omidi performed liposuction for one episode on a patient at a facility that was not accredited, and furthermore did not document which painkillers he administered. The board continued to state that “Dr. Omidi’s use of general anesthesia on this patient with a loss of his life preserving reflexes at an unaccredited outpatient facility is an extreme departure from the standard of care.” The concluded by noting that Omidi had used the unaccredited facility two other times, and did not document an oxycodone prescription.

The board had at first revoked Omidi’s medical license, before reinstating it and putting him on probation.

October 7, 2008 Posted by | Celebrity Wannabe | , , , , | 3 Comments