‘The Batman’ Plot Swept From 1990 Comics Writer’s Story: Pak

‘The Batman’ Plot Swept From 1990 Comics Writer’s Story: Pak

Holy plagiarism, Batman! Hollywood’s latest swing in “The Batman,” starring Robert Pattinson as the caped crusader, is little more than a literary heist by Warner Brothers, a cartoonist and writer who is alleging in a lawsuit. Christopher Wozniak states that the plot of the hit 2022 film is almost a copy of a 1990 Batman … Read more

Ex-Howard Stern Sidekick ‘Stuttering John’ Loses Attraction in SiriusXM Suit

Ex-Howard Stern Sidekick ‘Stuttering John’ Loses Attraction in SiriusXM Suit

Howard Stern’s former longtime sidekick John Melendez — who famously earned the nickname “Stuttering John” — has lost an appeal in his lawsuit alleging SiriusXM misused his name and voice to promote Stern’s shows. Melendez — who left Stern’s radio show in 2004 after 15 years — filed suit against the network in 2020, alleging … Read more

Selena Quintanilla’s father is suing cover band Long Island, NY

Selena Quintanilla’s father is suing cover band Long Island, NY

This tribute band hit the wrong chord. The father of the late great singer Selena Quintanilla is suing the founder of a Long Island-based ensemble for trademark infringement, according to a federal court lawsuit in Brooklyn. Texas resident Abraham Quintanilla claims that “self-proclaimed full-service entertainment production professional” William Ciaramelli hijacked the design and wordmark “Selena” … Read more

Victor Fung and Lisa Beggs Say ABC Stole Art for ‘The Bachelor’

Victor Fung and Lisa Beggs Say ABC Stole Art for ‘The Bachelor’

The American Broadcasting Company has stolen an image of a mural for an episode of “The Bachelor,” an artist couple alleges in a Manhattan federal court lawsuit. Painter Victor Fung and photographer Lisa Beggs claim the show reproduced a photo of their “Greetings From Knoxville” mural and aired it on a February 2020 episode without … Read more

Gun group sues NYC, Dermot Shea to loosen permit rules after SCOTUS ruling

Gun group sues NYC, Dermot Shea to loosen permit rules after SCOTUS ruling

A pro-gun group asked a federal judge Wednesday to order the NYPD to loosen rules on concealed firearms after last week’s Supreme Court decision striking down a state law that required citizens to demonstrate “proper cause” for carrying weapons. The Firearms Policy Coalition, which filed a motion on behalf of two men denied permit renewals, … Read more

Ghislaine Maxwell to be sentenced today for sex trafficking

Ghislaine Maxwell to be sentenced today for sex trafficking

Ghislaine Maxwell could be condemned to spend the rest of her life behind bars when she is sentenced Tuesday for helping pedophile Jeffrey Epstein sexually abuse young girls — with some of her accusers saying she deserves to be “trapped in a cage forever.” Seven Maxwell accusers submitted statements ahead of the hearing detailing the … Read more

Ghislaine Maxwell is ‘genuine’ and ‘kind,’ says fellow inmate

Ghislaine Maxwell is ‘genuine’ and ‘kind,’ says fellow inmate

Ghislaine Maxwell is “genuine and kind” and offered to teach fellow inmates yoga, a jailhouse friend wrote to the judge who is set to sentence the convicted sex-trafficker on Tuesday. Tatiana Venegas, who was locked up with Maxwell in Brooklyn’s Metropolitan Detention Center, submitted a handwritten letter in support of her buddy, court filings revealed. … Read more