Chris Brown Rejects Plea Deal; New Trial Date Set

Chris Brown Rejects Plea Deal

Troubled singer Chris Brown is heading back to court to stand trial for assaulting a fan in D.C.

Gossip tabloid TMZ caught up with the 25-year-old singer as he rushed into his lawyer’s office today. Brown was prepared to accept a plea deal with a D.C. prosecutor to avoid jail time but the deal fell apart because Brown and the prosecutor couldn’t agree on the terms of the plea bargain.

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Accused Killer Allowed to Wear Turtleneck to Hide Tattoo

Accused Killer Can Wear Turtleneck to Hide Neck Tattoo A Kansas judge has ruled that an accused killer can wear a turtleneck sweater to cover his neck tattoo because his body can be used against him in court.

Lawyers for Jeffrey Chapman, 32, argued that jurors would prejudge Chapman if they were allowed to see the word “MURDER” that is tattooed backwards across his neck from ear to ear.

The Kansas man is in jail awaiting trial for a 2011 murder.

State law prevents a tattoo artist from going into a licensed jail facility to remove the tattoo.

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Missing $35,000 Watch Found inside Masseuse’s Vajayjay

Rolex Presidential

A missing Rolex watch worth $35,000 was found hidden in the most unlikeliest of places: inside a masseuse’s vagina.

The bizarre lost & found incident occurred in January after high roller Kenneth Herold met masseuse Christina Lafave at a bar in the Wynn Hotel in Las Vegas, Gawker.com reports.

The 25-year-old Lafave talked the 66-year-old Herold into paying her $300 for a private massage in his hotel room. Several hours later, at 3 a.m., Herold noticed his pricey 18K gold Rolex Presidential timepiece was missing.

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Angela Stanton Asks Court for Summary Judgment Against Phaedra Parks in Defamation Case

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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Source: RHOA’s Cynthia Bailey and Peter Thomas Retain High-Powered Attorney

Cynthia Bailey and Peter Thomas

According to a confidential source, Real Housewives of Atlanta cast members Cynthia Bailey and her husband Peter Thomas have reportedly retained a high-powered attorney.

I have no idea if Bailey and Thomas retained an attorney to combat rumors that he, along with another Real Housewives of Atlanta cast member, are named in the federal indictment charging RHOA cast member Apollo Nida with bank and identity fraud.

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No Disciplinary Hearing Set for Phaedra Parks

Phaedra Parks

Uninformed sources are reporting that local attorney Phaedra Creonta Parks, 44, is due to appear at an upcoming disciplinary hearing to determine the status of her law license. According to my source at the Georgia bar there is no disciplinary hearing set for Ms. Parks, whose law license remains in good standing with the bar.

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Eddie Murphy threatens to sue comedian who claims Murphy is his daddy

Brando Murphy and Eddie Murphy

Comedian/actor Eddie Murphy is fighting back against an up-and-coming fellow comic who has taken one comedy skit too far.

Gossip website TMZ reports Brando Murphy insists Eddie Murphy is his father. The unknown comedian even changed his last name to Murphy in an attempt to get Murphy’s attention.

Murphy’s lawyers fired back by threatening to file a lawsuit (and possibly a restraining order) against Brando.

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