Oxycontin

A major opioid manufacturer vows to stop marketing the drugs that are at the forefront a nationwide opioid addiction crisis. Purdue Pharma will no longer market opioids, including Oxycontin, to doctors and their patients.

Purdue was recently served with lawsuits linking the drug maker to the ongoing opioid crisis.

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Questlove plays drums on the sidewalk in Tribeca

Questlove has denied the “ridiculous” accusations of racial discrimination made against him in a new federal lawsuit.

The Roots founder was accused of racism for pressuring TV bosses to fire camera operators Kurt Decker and Michael Cimino from The Tonight Show with Jimmy Fallon.

The famed 47-year-old drummer, whose group is the house band, denied the “ridiculous” claims in a statement.

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Young Thug 5AM Future Hendrix

Rap superstars Young Thug left, and Future Hendrix, right, attended a private “Breakfast With 5AM” meet and greet in support of New Interscope Records artist 5AM (wearing red jacket).

5AM is a music producer-turned-vocalist who is best known for his Puffy-inspired track, “New Diddy”, released in 2017.

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Usher Chilli

According to Instagram blogger Fameolous, TMZ.com is “sitting on” a scoop that a “legendary” singer is considering filing a $1.2 million lawsuit against R&B crooner Usher Raymond, 39, for infecting her with the herpes virus.

FYI: the picture of legendary TLC singer Rozonda “Chilli” Thomas, 46, is being used for illustrative purposes. Fameolous did not identify the singer.

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Ray J and Princess Love at CES 2018 in Las Vegas

Ray J and his pregnant wife Princess Love displayed his folding electric scooter at the CES 2018 Gadgets show in Las Vegas on Thursday. The 36-year-old Love & Hip-Hop star responded to a $30 million lawsuit filed by a former business partner who claims Ray J stole his idea for the Scoot-E-Bike.

According to gossip tabloid TMZ, a businessman named Jean Paul sued Ray J, whose real name is William Ray Norwood Jr.

Paul claims Ray J stole his idea for the bike and caused economic harm to his company through unfair competition.

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Sofia Richie stars in Michael Kors holiday bag campaign

Sofia Richie is the latest A-list celebrity to be sued for posting photos of herself on social media. Richie, 19, is being sued by BACKGRID USA, a celebrity photo agency based in California.

The agency filed a copyright infringement lawsuit against the teenager for allegedly using seven of their pictures on her Instagram.com page.

According to documents obtained by TMZ.com, the agency is accusing Sofia, who is currently dating reality star Scott Disick, for unauthorized use of their pictures without paying or crediting them.

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Alicia Keys is fighting to be dismissed from a $16.5 million lawsuit filed against her and husband, music producer Swizz Beatz, who is being sued by a luxury car company.

In September, lawyers for Metro Gem Leasing sued Swizz, 39, and Alicia’s company, AK Worldwide Productions, accusing the producer of reselling and fraudulently using leased luxury cars after he defaulted on the payments.

In the complaint, the couple are accused of defaulting on five luxury car leasing agreements, including a $155,000 Range Rover and a $600,000 Ferrari F12.

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Grace Raymond

Usher‘s loyal wife, Grace Raymond, 48, was spotted arriving at LAX Airport. She was asked to comment on her husband’s four accusers — 2 of whom have not come forward to identify themselves or file any paperwork in court.

Coincidentally, she was on the phone with the R&B crooner when TMZ’s photog approached her.

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Mariah Carey, bodyguard Michael Anello

The boss of a security firm which provided Mariah Carey‘s bodyguards has alleged sexual harassment in a lawsuit he filed for unpaid wages.

A lawyer for Michael Anello, the president of Anello Security & Consulting, is preparing to file a lawsuit alleging Carey owes more than $700,000 in agreed payments.

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