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Kevin Clash, the voice of Sesame Street’s Elmo, agreed to pay his accuser $125,000, under one condition – that Sheldon Stephens retract the allegation that he was underage.
Stephens alleged he was only 16 when Clash began an affair with him. Clash admits an affair, but insists it started when Stephens, now 23, was an adult.
Stephens recanted his allegation days later, but only after a secret settlement was struck between the two parties. Under the terms of the settlement:
- Clash agreed to pay Stephens $125,000.
- He releases a statement saying he [Stephens] wants it to be
Despite losing their appeal, Tyler and Cameron Winklevoss are STILL going after Mark Zuckerberg, saying he and Facebook ruthlessly defrauded them.
The Winkelevoss twins are not giving up on their claims against Zuckerberg and the social networking site, which they claim was there idea originally.
They point to two damning IMs as proof that Zuck f*%ked them.
Zuckerberg and Facebook settled with the genetic freaks for $65 million, but they’ve been trying to undo the deal, on grounds of fraud, to obtain more.
The Winklevii want a federal appellate court to reexamine their settlement withMore >
The troubled Brooke Mueller just refused to submit to a court-ordered drug test.
Anytime “refused” and “court-ordered” are in the same sentence? Not good.
Sources say Brooke has fallen off the wagon lately, culminating when she was spotted at a pawn shop Friday trying to hawk a watch and a stereo.
That would be sad enough, but under her custody settlement agreement with Charlie Sheen, Brooke Mueller is required to submit to drug testing.
Brooke in more sober times. Well, presumably.
A test was scheduled for 6 p.m. yesterday. The people came to her home with the test, but her lawyer, RonMore >
Despite their claims that Facebook did not provide an accurate valuation, a judge ruled that Cameron and Tyler Winklevoss must accept their $65 million settlement from the social networking behemoth and move on. SUCKS for them.
A U.S. appeals court ruled that the settlement stands.
The Winklevoss twins (seen here with the actor who portrayed them in The Social Network, Armie Hammer) say Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg stole their idea.
Zuckerberg and Facebook settled with the twins in ’08. The Winklevii have since tried to secure more $$ by claiming that Facebook is guilty of securitiesMore >
Eric George, the lawyer who negotiated a $15 million settlement between Oksana Grigorieva and Mel Gibson isn’t too pleased that she later disavowed the agreement and he is suing her for his cut of the settlement which he says should have been accepted.
According to George, he completed the settlement to the best of his abilities and because it was originally agreed upon Oksana owes him his share.
In arbitration documents George says his firm was promised 10% of the settlement, but none of the money that was set aside for child support.
TMZ was told that Oksana filed papers trying to haveMore >
Christina Aguilera botched the National Anthem at Super Bowl XLV and may have an obvious drinking problem. But she did receive a piece of good news this week.
She and Jordan Bratman reached a divorce settlement that was filed in court, and better yet, dude finally moved out of her house. He was still living in that piece!
Jordan, Christina and her new boyfriend Matt Rutler were all living under the same roof, along with their son Max. That’s not awkward at all, and explains a lot.
Christina and Jordan separated in October. [Photo: Pacific Coast News]
Sources say they will share jointMore >
Likely prompted by his ex-wife comparing him to a rapist, Steve Harvey will no longer let Mary Harvey’s accusations go unchallenged.
The comedian’s former partner has been ranting on YouTube and on talk shows about how Steve cheated on her with current wife Marjorie (pictured); left her broke; and denied her access to the couple’s son, Wynton.
Stating a need to “report the truth,” Steve has now asked a judge to remove a gag order on his and Mary’s 2005 divorce proceedings. In a statement, he says the documents will reveal the following:
- Steve paid Mary Harvey $40,000 per month until
Brody Jenner is not only retracting his allegation that Joe Francis beat up Jayde Nicole (Brody’s then-girlfriend), he’s apologizing to his former enemy.
He’s obligated to, of course, as part of the settlement to their legal war over an incident that took place between the three of them in August 2009.
Jayde Nicole said Francis pulled her hair and punched her in the face in a wild nightclub melee that ended with a chivalrous Jenner getting tasered.
Bromance means being able to own up to it when you’re wrong.
Their stories varied, but Joe was too close to his ex (and Jayde’s BFF) AbbeyMore >
Camille Grammer says she feels “completely abandoned” by ex-husband Kelsey Grammer.
But that wasn’t always the case. A source says this Real Housewife of Beverly Hills once felt completely videotaped by the sitcom star. Yes, Star Magazine reports there are “wild sex tapes” of these two in Camille’s possession and she’s threatening to release them.
“Camille fully intends on staying a very rich woman,” an imaginary insider tells the publication. “She wants a ton of money in the settlement.”
But wouldn’t these tapes also expose and embarrass Camille? Not exactly. She is a former PlayboyMore >
The recession is hitting everyone hard. Even Jon Gosselin. The former reality star and d-list celebrity is looking for a new way to bring home the bacon.
Limited in terms of options thanks to a settlement with TLC that effectively forced him to STFU legally, is currently on the hunt for career opportunities.
Anyone in the market for an overweight, unemployed father of eight with massive child support and a harem of mediocre girls at his disposal? Anyone?
“He knows he can’t do any other TV shows [because of the settlement] but would like to get out there and work to provide for his family,”More >