Phaedra C Parks vs Angela Stanton

James Radford, Jr., the attorney for author Angela Stanton, has asked a Gwinnett County judge to rule in favor of his client in the matter of Phaedra C. Parks vs. Angela Stanton. Radford cites the fact that Parks, an attorney herself, has refused to sit for a deposition to show evidence that Stanton defamed the Real Housewives of Atlanta cast member in her book, Lies of a Real Housewife.

Radford is also asking the court to order Parks to pay Stanton's attorney's fees.

Read the full Motion for summary judgment below.

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Robin Thicke and Paula Patton split

As predicted, R&B crooner Robin Thicke and his actress wife Paula Patton have gone their separate ways.

"We will always love each other and be best friends, however, we have mutually decided to separate at this time," the couple said in a joint statement released to People magazine Monday, Feb. 24.

The writing was on the wall when the married father-of-one enjoyed a quick sex romp with a petite blond socialite in a hotel bathroom following the MTV VMAs last year.

Thicke and Patton appeared in numerous paparazzi shots together as a show of unity and to dispute the rumors that their marriage was in trouble.

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Polio

Doctors in California are baffled by a mysterious illness that mimics the dreaded Polio virus. Polio paralyzed thousands of children and adults worldwide until it was eradicated in 1979.

The new polio-like illness has infected up to 25 children in California so far, CBS News reports. The new illness causes flu-like symptoms and muscle wasting, severe weakness or paralysis in the arms and legs, a new case study reports.

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Beyonce unveils new stage costumes

After taking a break to get to know her 2-year-old daughter, Blue Ivy, better, Burlesque singer Beyonce kicked off the 2nd leg of her Mrs. Carter Show World Tour in Glasgow on Feb. 20. The 33-year-old singer unveiled new stage costumes by designers Versace and Givenchy. The new costumes are blingy and slutty -- not unlike the revealing costumes she wore during the 1st leg of her Tour.

Photos: Beyonce's Tumblr, Instagram.com

Rick Ross greets Baby Williams at Rick Ross Miami MasterMind Listening Session ExclusiveAccess.Net

Def Jam Records held a listening party for rap artist Rick Ross's new album Mastermind at the Colony Theater on Miami Beach. Other celebs in the house included Fat Joe, Busta Rhymes, DJ Khaled, Cash Money Records co-founder Bryan "Baby" Williams, music producer Scott Storch, up-and-coming rapper Lambo (Gloria James' boyfriend), and more. Mastermind is set to be released on March 4.

Photos by ExclusiveAccess.net

Jason Collins in a Nets uniform

The Brooklyn Nets signed 35-year-old bench rider Jason Collins to a 10-day contract on Sunday. According to sources, President Obama called in a favor to his good friend, minority team owner and rapper Jay Z.

Normally, this type of signing wouldn't register a blip in the news. But Collins recently announced he is a homosexual -- after dating a woman for 8 years. Now he is celebrated for his sexual proclivities -- not for his subpar basketball average of 1.1 points per game.

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Nicole Brown Murphy was seen filming her show 'Hollywood Exes' on the beach in Maui

Eddie Murphy's ex-wife Nicole Brown Murphy, 46, was seen filming her reality TV show 'Hollywood Exes' on the beach in Maui. Hollywood Exes also stars Will Smith's first wife, Sheree Fletcher, and R. Kelly's ex-wife Andrea. Season 3 premieres on VH1 on April 30.

Photos: starsurf / Stewy / Splash News

A glowing Kerry Washington attends the 45th NAACP Image Awards

Pregnant actress Kerry Washington was glowing at the 45th NAACP Image Awards presented by TV One at Pasadena Civic Auditorium on Saturday, February 22 in Pasadena, California.
Photo: Emmerson / Splash News

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