Tommy Ford

Actor Thomas Mikal Ford, aka Tommy Ford, responded to reports that his baby mama, Vanessa Simmons, filed a restraining order against him. In a statement sent to media outlets and blogs (including, Ford thanked the “thousands of family members, friends and fans” who sent him messages of support after broke the story earlier this week.

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Gloria Allred gives a press conference with Floyd mayweathers ex fiancee Shantel Jackson to announce a law suit.

One of boxer Floyd Mayweather’s concubines is suing him for assault and battery. Floyd’s ex-fiancee Shantel Jackson has retained the services of famed attorney Gloria Allred, who held a press conference today to announce the lawsuit.

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Antonio Brown

Atlanta-based shoe designer Antonio Brown is in the news for boldly filing a lawsuit against fashion house Louis Vuitton for allegedly stealing his registered trademark — a toe plate affixed to the front of his Level 3 designer shoes.

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Antonio Brown vs Louis Vuitton

An Atlanta-based shoe designer is suing Louis Vuitton for trademark infringement, the AJC reports.

Antonio Brown says he wants the prestigious fashion house to pay up for stealing his trademark design — a toe plate on the front of his LVL XIII (Level Thirteen) designer shoes.

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4 Tons of Quarters

A retired Illinois foot surgeon paid back a court ordered $500,000 in insurance money the unconventional way — in quarters that weighed 4 tons.

Roger Herrin was awarded $1.6 million in personal insurance compensation when his teenage son, Michael Herrin, was killed in a Jeep crash in 2001. Michael, 15, was the only passenger killed in the crash. Three survivors who were also in the Jeep sued Roger Herrin who collected the bulk of an additional $800,000 insurance policy, since his son was the only one killed.

After a decades long court battle, Herrin was ordered to pay back $500,000 of the $800,000 to the survivors who complained that he received too large a cut of the insurance proceeds.

“I’ve had 10 years to think about this a little bit, and I’m very, very bitter at this ruling,” he said. “It’s wrong, and everybody knows it’s wrong.”

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Kenya Moore skips out on rent

The tabloid headlines read: “KENYA MOORE EVICTED,” but in reality, Kenya Moore simply skipped out on paying the remaining rent due on her leased mansion when she moved back to California.

When Bravo announced Kenya’s addition to the cast of “Real Housewives of Atlanta” season 5 in 2012, insiders wondered how Kenya could be an “Atlanta housewife” when A. she isn’t married, and B. she doesn’t live in Atlanta.

The latter problem was solved when Bravo found a mansion for Kenya to lease during filming. Many homeowners found themselves underwater on their mortgages when the housing bubble burst in 2007. Some homeowners hold off the banks by leasing their mansions to the entertainment industry for music videos and movies.

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Fan Planning to Sue Miguel for Head Injury Khyati Shah, the Miguel fan who was injured when the singer leaped into the air and crash landed on her head during the 2013 Billboard Music Awards has brain damage, according to TMZ.

The incident happened during last month’s Billboard awards show when Miguel misjudged his leap from the stage to the catwalk and landed on Khyati’s head.

Last week, Khyati’s lawyer, Vip Bhola, announced she planned to sue Miguel and Billboard pending the results of the doctor’s exam.

Bhola says Khyati is experiencing neurological symptoms consistent with brain damage.

“Some of the difficulties she’s experiencing are cognitive in nature and lead to suspicion of a neurological head injury,” Bhola, told TMZ.

Bhola also said the Billboard staff should have rushed Khyati to a hospital rather than give her an ice pack.

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Fan Planning to Sue Miguel for Head Injury Remember when R&B singer Miguel did a WWE ‘flying squirrel’ take down of a young fan during his performance at the 2013 Billboard Music Awards?

Well, he may have to pay a pretty penny to the injured fan now that the lawyers are involved.

Khyati Shah was standing at the front of the stage when Miguel leaped into the air and crash landed on her head, slamming her face forcefully into the stage.

Though she appeared unfazed afterwards — and even got the chance to meet Miguel — her lawyer, Vip Bhola, tells E! News that his client was “in shock” and “star struck,” and now she feels the pain from her worsening condition.

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