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A judge has blocked a Las Vegas woman from collecting $230,000 after she lied about being a single mom to three girls.

CNN helped raise $233,000 for Dasha Kelly after she was interviewed about the eviction moratorium in early August.

Kelly told CNN reporter Nick Watt she is a "single mom" of three girls, ages 5, 6 and 8, and she feared they would end up on the street.
 
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During the report Kelly dabbed her dry eyes with a wad of tissue, as she explained she owed $1,900 in back rent.

CNN promoted Kelly's GoFundMe account which raised over $233,000. Kelly later confessed she lied about being the mother of the three girls.

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Kelly told Watt she was babysitting the girls for her boyfriend, their biological father. She said the children have a home - with their biological mother.

The girls' biological mother, Shadia Hilo, sued GoFundMe to freeze the funds, according to Hilo's attorney, Marc Randazza.

Atlanta Black Star reported a Las Vegas judge has blocked Kelly's access to the funds.

In court documents, Hilo stated Kelly "exploited the children for financial gain in a fraudulent fundraising scheme."

In a statement, Randazza said:

"The judge decided, at least based on what he had seen in the case so far, we had a substantial likelihood of success on the merits, and that it would be fair and equitable to lock the money up so the kids don't have it, Ms. Kelly doesn't have it. The money is just sitting right where it was until further action by the court."

Randazza told the court he and Hilo offered to split the $233,000 four ways between Kelly and the three girls. However, Kelly declined the offer.

After Randazza contacted GoFundMe, the crowdfunding site gave donors the option to ask for refunds. Subsequently, the $233,000 decreased to a little more than $162,000.

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A judge has given Tory Lanez one last chance to stay out of jail.

The Canadian-born rapper's bail was increased from $190,000 to $250,000 after he appeared at the same event as ex-girlfriend Megan Thee Stallion last month.

Lanez, real name Daystar Peterson, was allegedly within 100 yards of Megan when rapper DaBaby brought him out onstage at Rolling Loud festival in Miami.

Prosecutors filed a motion asking a judge to hold Tory in contempt of court for violating a restraining order by getting too close to the "Savage" rapper.

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However, the judge let the rapper off with a warning to stay away from Megan, according to TMZ. The judge also modified his bail conditions to specifically prohibit him from attending any events where Megan might be.

That means he has to check ahead of time to see if she is scheduled to attend an event that he is planning to attend. If she is there -- even if its a paid gig for Tory -- he has to cancel his appearance.

The judge also said if he violates the restraining order again, he will be remanded into custody. This is his last and final warning.

Tory was charged with felony assault last year for allegedly shooting Megan in the foot following a party in Los Angeles.

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Nicki Minaj's husband, Kenneth Petty, has filed a lawsuit to clear his good name. Petty says having his name on New York's Sex Offender Registry is causing him a lot of problems.

Petty is suing the State of New York and its Criminal Justice Services division to have his name removed from the sex offender's registry, because he claims he never got his day in court.

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According to legal documents obtained by TMZ, Petty says he never received a notice of a hearing back in October 2004 while he was incarcerated.

Petty never got the chance to challenge the order placing his name on the NY sex offender's registry as a category level 2 sex offender.

Petty claims the notice of the hearing was sent to an address where he didn't live -- because he was in prison at the time.

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Now he wants his day in court to prove the "Kenny Petty" signature on the bottom of the notice is a forgery.

Petty claims whoever signed it also answered that he would not be attending the hearing. According to the new lawsuit, Petty claims he never got his constitutional right to due process to challenge the risk level assigned to him.

Because of this, Petty says he's suffered humiliation and financial loss -- as well as an embarrassing arrest last year for failing to register as a sex offender in California.

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Omar Epps has asked a judge to dismiss a restraining order filed against him by a male fan he's never met or spoken with.

According to legal documents, obtained by The Blast, the "Love & Basketball" actor was forced to file a response to a restraining order filed by a 36-year-old Los Angeles man.

The man accused the movie and TV star of breaking into his jail cell and sexually assaulting him while he was locked up recently.

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In his written response, Epps, 48, asked the judge to deny the man's request for a restraining order. He told the judge he has never met the man in his life.

"(The man) is a complete stranger to me. I have never met him. I have never spoken to him. I have never had any direct or indirect contact with him. I have never previously written about him. I had never even heard of (him) until I was served with his application for a restraining order."

He continued:

"I have no intention or desire whatsoever to make contact with, associate with, or communicate with (him) in any way. I am a fairly visible public figure, and mostly known for my work as an actor. I believe (the man) may know of me only because of my professional work."

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Epps asked the court to throw out the restraining order after he was forced to respond to the man's wild allegations.

The judge subsequently denied the man's application for a temporary restraining order, but a hearing is set for the end of this week, according to The Blast.

Omar's attorney suggested the man may have a mental illness.

"Until he was made aware of this action, Mr. Epps has never heard of him. Mr. Epps is a pubic figure. The allegations of wrongdoing against Mr. Epps are entirely imagined and categorically false."

She continued:

"It is manifest that he is mentally unwell and that his allegations are the product of his mental state. He claims Mr. Epps writes about (him) not by using his name but by calling him (by a nickname.) The man claims he was choked in jail by some unnamed person, not Mr. Epps." The man "admits he has no evidence of wrongdoing because Mr. Epps "talks too low."

She concluded:

"Astonishingly, the person claims Mr. Epps somehow broke INTO a jail cell at the court lockup and sat on his lap while he was in custody. Yet, he presents absolutely no evidence of any of his untrue claims because no evidence exists."

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Epps and his wife, former Total singer Keisha Epps, 51, share three children - Amir, K'mari and Aiyanna.

He is best known for playing doctors in television series "House M.D." and "ER." He was also a background dancer for former rapper Queen Latifah.

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Nicole Young won a significant victory in court after a judge ordered Dr. Dre to pay her $300,000 per month in spousal support.

According to legal documents, obtained by The Blast, the music mogul must fork over $3.5 million per year - as long as Nicole remains a spinster.

Dre, real name Andre Young, and his ex-wife were both in court for a hearing this week.

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Dre agreed to pay the significant spousal support in order to wash Nicole out of his hair for good.

According to court docs, Dr. Dre, 56, is ordered to cut a check in the amount of $293,306 per month to his ex-wife, which is due on the first of every month.

"[Dre] is ordered to pay to the [Nicole] spousal support in the sum of $293,306.00 per month, payable on the first of each month, commencing August 1, 2021," the order states. That equals a whopping $3,519,672 a year in support, not including other expenses.

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Nicole, 51, is guaranteed $300,000 per month as long as she doesn't remarry, according to the court order. Once she remarries, or if death should befall either of them, the checks will stop.

Dre will also pay her health insurance which will be similar to the coverage she had during the marriage. All other insurance for Nicole will be paid out of her pocket.

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Dre and Nicole were married for 24 years before calling it quits. They share 2 adult children - a daughter named Truly and a son named Truth.

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A judge in Kenosha, Wisconsin denied prosecutors' requests to raise Kyle Rittenhouse's bail or issue an arrest warrant for the teenager who killed 2 people during anti-police protests last summer.

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Rittenhouse, then 17, was armed with a friend's AR-15 semi-automatic rifle when he traveled to Kenosha during the protests and riots following the police shooting of Jacob Blake.

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Rittenhouse (pictured center) was charged with first-degree intentional homicide in the shooting death of Anthony Huber, 26 (pictured right), first-degree reckless homicide in the death of Joseph Rosenbaum (not pictured), and attempted first-degree intentional homicide for wounding Gaige Grosskreutz ([pictured left), who was armed with a handgun.

Rittenhouse maintains he shot the three Antifa protesters in self-defense because they were armed with weapons when they attacked him.

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A protester who kicked Rittenhouse in the head was not shot because he was unarmed.

Rittenhouse is accused of violating the terms of his $2 million cash bond after he failed to update his new address when he moved out of his mother's Antioch, Illinois apartment.

Prosecutors had asked Kenosha County Circuit Court Judge Bruce Schroeder to raise Rittenhouse's bond by $200,000 cash, and issue a warrant for his arrest. But the judge declined both requests.

The terms of Rittenhouse's cash bail require him to update his new address within 48 hours of moving.

In an unusual decision, the judge sealed Rittenhouse's current address and refused to provide it to the Kenosha County District Attorney’s Office.

The district attorney previously refused to keep Rittenhouse's address a secret.

Rittenhouse moved to a "safe house" after receiving death threats.

Twitter users expressed outrage at the judge's decision.

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A judge let rapper Future off the hook by ordering him to pay $3,200-a-month in child support to the mother of his one-year-old daughter, Reign.

It's a small victory for the "Mask Off" impresario whose ex, Eliza Reign Seraphin, initially demanded $53,000-a-month.

The disappointed mom-of-one is appealing the judge's verdict.

"We are very hopeful that once we get all the documentation from him, his banking info, his credit card info, that the final child support number would be substantially higher," Seraphin's lawyer, Brandon Rotbart, told IG blog The Shade Room.

He added that he and his team are disputing the rapper's claims he only earns $30,000 -a-month. "We had some other evidence that was contradictory," Rotbart said.

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Seraphin, 29, previously rejected Future's proposed offer of $1,000-a-month in child support for their daughter. She began her career as an Instagram model in May 2016.

Future, 36, dated Seraphin on-and-off from 2016 through 2018. Their daughter is the rap star's sixth child by various women, including a son, Future Zahir, he shares with pop singer Ciara Wilson, 34.

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Flo Rida's 3-year-old son Zohar Dillard was kicked out of a private school in NYC for unpaid tuition around $80,000.

According to a source, the rapper has not paid Zohar's school tuition since last year, resulting in a default balance to the school that specializes in children with special needs.

Zohar was born with an incurable brain condition and underwent brain surgery to relieve fluid pressure on his brain.

Flo Rida, whose real name is Tramar Dillard, appeared in court via closed circuit TV in 2018 and agreed to grant full custody of Zohar to Alexis Adams.

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"Mr. Dillard will consent to Ms. Adams having custody of the minor child," Flo Rida's lawyer Howard Felcher said at the time.

Since then, a Manhattan judge has ordered Flo Rida to pay Alexis $9,000 a month in temporary child custody payments.

The coronavirus pandemic caused a backlog of family court cases in New York City, but an emergency order has been filed in court to force Flo Rida to show cause why he ignored a previous court order pay Zohar’s school tuition plus medical bills.

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A Texas judge has ordered ex-convict Cyntoia Brown to stay away from her husband, Jaime Long's 11-year-old son. According to court documents obtained by Bossip.com, Stacy Kirkland filed a motion asking a judge to prohibit Brown from contact with her son.

"I am extremely concerned about the safety of our young son, and do not believe that his father, Jaime, will take proper measures to protect [him] from danger," Kirkland wrote.

Brown, 31, was a 16-year-old runaway and prostitute who was convicted of killing one of her johns while he slept in his bed.

Celebrities and lawmakers sympathized with Brown and urged the governor of Tennessee to commute her sentence to time served in 2019.

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While in prison, Brown married Long, 34, a former member of the R&B band Pretty Ricky. Bossip states that Kirkland wasn't aware that Long had married Brown while she was behind bars.

"I would love for Jaime to spend more time with (his son)," Kirkland wrote. "However, in light Jaime's recent decision to enter into a romantic, committed relationship with a woman convicted of first-degree murder, I am extremely fearful."

The judge granted the restraining order since Long declined to enter an answer.

Long is allowed to have supervised visits with his son, but Brown is banned from being around the boy or making phone contact with the child. She can't remove him from school grounds or take him clothes shopping - things that a stepmother would typically do for her stepchild.

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A federal appeals court has ordered President Donald Trump to turn over his tax returns to Congress.

The U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit ruled Friday that President Trump's accountants must hand over his tax returns. But Trump could still take the case to the full appeals court or even the Supreme Court.

House Democrats, who are desperate to impeach Trump before the 2020 election, are ecstatic over the appeals order.

"Today's ruling is a fundamental and resounding victory for Congressional oversight, our Constitutional system of checks and balances, and the rule of law," Rep. Elijah Cummings (D-Md.), chairman of the oversight committee, said in a statement.

The House Committee on Oversight and Reform subpoenaed Trump's tax records from Trump's accounts, Mazars USA, in April. The subpoena include documents from 2011 to 2018 that the House wants for investigation into the president's potential conflicts of interest.

House Democrats are also attempting to impeach Trump over a complaint filed by a CIA whistleblower who asked to remain anonymous.