Soul music stars The O’Jays have filed a lawsuit against Crown Royal over the use of their hit song ‘For the Love of Money’. They say they were humiliated by the advertisement which features Big K.R.I.T. rapping over the song. They called K.R.I.T. “a poser with limited ability to carry a tune” who performed a… Continue
Added by WORLD WRAP FEDERATION on April 26, 2013 at 3:51pm —
Most people can't avoid serious tax evasion charges by signing a $1 million record deal, but then again, most people aren't Lauryn Hill. The former Fugees star has reportedly inked a new deal with Sony Music, which may help in avoiding prison time for three years' worth of shrugged-off tax returns.
Added by WORLD WRAP FEDERATION on April 23, 2013 at 3:44pm —
Wiz Khalifa sued for $1 mil bucks over a cancelled concert ... and that would have bought him 100,000 joints ... which would have been AWESOME ... except for the fact that he got thrown out of court.
Wiz sued It's My Party, Inc. -- a concert promotion company - for cancelling his gig at George Mason… Continue
Added by WORLD WRAP FEDERATION on April 22, 2013 at 12:57pm —
Lil’ Kim filed a $1 million lawsuit against a lawyer and businessman who she claims duped her into signing a series of bad licensing agreements.
The 38-year-old former rapper says Sunny Barkats bamboozled her into entering transactions that gave himself and his partner, Andrew Ro, a 44% stake in a corporation formed… Continue
Added by WORLD WRAP FEDERATION on March 9, 2013 at 1:46pm —
Rapper Future can call himself a rapper and a parent ... AT THE SAME DAMN TIME ... 'cause he just took a DNA test proving he's the father of a 10-year-old son.
Future -- aka Nayvadius Cash -- was sued last year by Jessica Smith -- who claimed the rapper knocked her up in 2001 ... but should be… Continue
Added by WORLD WRAP FEDERATION on January 29, 2013 at 12:26pm —
After about a month and a half in theaters, Warner Bros.' The Dark Knight Rises has officially crossed the $1 billion mark at the worldwide box office. According to The Hollywood Reporter, the Christopher Nolan-directed superhero epic has now grossed $431.2 million domestically and approximately $574 million internationally,… Continue
Added by WORLD WRAP FEDERATION on September 2, 2012 at 8:03pm —
President Obama is the billion dollar man.
Obama has become the first politician to top that lofty mark of donations collected during his career.
His lifetime total hit $1,017,892,305 in April, nine years after he began his 2004 race for Senate, according to an analysis by the Center for… Continue
Added by WORLD WRAP FEDERATION on May 22, 2012 at 11:58am —
Facebook likes Instagram.
The social network announced Monday it acquired the photo-sharing site in a post from founder Mark Zuckerberg, and the Wall Street Journal reported the deal was done for $1 billion.
"For years, we've been focused on building the best experience for sharing photos with your friends… Continue
Added by WORLD WRAP FEDERATION on April 9, 2012 at 2:20pm —
The newest Call of Duty video game blasted through the $1 billion sales mark in a record 16 days, the game’s distributor, Activision Publishing, said Monday.
The military-themed first-person shooter Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3 debuted on Nov. 8, when it blew away the series’ opening-day sales record.
Added by WORLD WRAP FEDERATION on December 13, 2011 at 10:31am —
A Pennsylvania couple tried one novel way to keep their wedding on budget.
Cops say the newlyweds stole more than $1,000 in groceries last week to serve at their wedding reception just a few hours after tying the knot.
Brittany Lurch and Arthur Phillips III, who married on… Continue
Added by WORLD WRAP FEDERATION on August 28, 2011 at 9:32am —
A North Carolina man robbed a local store for a dollar just so he could get health care in prison, he said.
James Verone, 59, handed the teller a note demanding $1 and claimed he had a gun, ABC News reported.
He then walked away and sat down, waiting for police.
"I started to… Continue
Added by WORLD WRAP FEDERATION on June 21, 2011 at 12:18pm —
An eager eBay seller hopes to capitalize on the cachet of a 212 phone number by hawking his digits for a cool $1 million.
A listing for (212)-5XX-9000 went up a year ago on the auction site, and 26 offers rolled in.
They ranged from $2 to $500, though, and none was "serious," said the… Continue
Added by WORLD WRAP FEDERATION on March 25, 2011 at 12:10pm —
A city cop was charged with with attempted burglary and conspiracy Tuesday for an alleged plot to swipe nearly $1 million from a convicted drug dealer's former apartment.
Shawn Jenkins, 43, faces up to seven years in prison if convicted of conspiring to raid the Inwood pad with a police informant in… Continue
Added by WORLD WRAP FEDERATION on March 23, 2011 at 12:20pm —
Jessica Simpson may not know the difference between chicken and tuna, but she can distinguish what's in style and what's not.
And it's earning her A LOT of money.
The pop singer's fashion empire raked in $750 million dollars last year, and it's expected to push to a jaw-dropping $1 billion this year as… Continue
Added by WORLD WRAP FEDERATION on February 13, 2011 at 1:00pm —
A gang of grifters used thousands of stolen identities and counterfeit credit cards to go on a $1 million shopping spree at Apple stores across the country, prosecutors said.
The traveling band of about two dozen alleged thieves was indicted on conspiracy, grand larceny, identity theft and forgery charges… Continue
Added by WORLD WRAP FEDERATION on February 2, 2011 at 10:28am —
A Bronx man arrested in front of his kids for "stealing" his own car is suing the NYPD for $1 million.
Jamieson Prince, 43, says cops swarmed his 2007 GMC Yukon and cuffed him as he prepared to drive his daughters to school on Nov. 11 - even though he had papers proving ownership.
"I told… Continue
Added by WORLD WRAP FEDERATION on January 25, 2011 at 10:19am —
Earlier this month, former talk show host Montel Williams was cited at an airport for possession of drug paraphernalia – a pipe he uses to smoke his medical marijuana. And now he’s been hit with a $1 million federal tax lien. According to IRS documents in New York City, Montel and his wife Tara Fowler owe… Continue
Added by WORLD WRAP FEDERATION on January 17, 2011 at 2:43pm —
A boxing promoter wants to get Mark Wahlberg and Will Smith in the ring together for a celebrity boxing match, RadarOnline.com reported.
Damon Feldman, the head of the Hollywood Boxing Federation, is offering a cool million to each of the stars, both of whom starred in boxing… Continue
Added by WORLD WRAP FEDERATION on December 21, 2010 at 10:22am —
Charlie Sheen has one word for the porn star who accused him of assault: "scam-artist."
The "Two and a Half Men" star filed a lawsuit against Capri Anderson in L.A. County Superior Court on Monday, TMZ reports, alleging the 22-year-old found naked in the bathroom during his rampage at the Plaza hotel last month is trying to extort $1 million from him.
In court documents obtained by the gossip site, Sheen's lawyer claims the actor is the… Continue
Added by WORLD WRAP FEDERATION on November 23, 2010 at 9:35am —
The booking agents for rap star Waka Flocka Flames has been hit with another lawsuit, claiming the rapper's manager raised his asking price for a show twice, and then failed to show up for the performance.
Promoter Walter Conwell DBA as G.D.B. Promotions is suing Debra Antney, Johnnie Cabbell, Hitt Afta Hitt Entertainment and So Icey Ent for over $1,000,000 dollars.
The lawsuit claims that G.D.B. spent over $20,000 dollars to book Waka… Continue
Added by WORLD WRAP FEDERATION on October 16, 2010 at 11:54am —