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Former Tennis Umpire Sues USTA For Gender Discrimination!

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It looks like the U.S. Tennis Association has some serious explaining to do, and unfortunately our fantasy of the man-candy pictured above just won't answer everything!!

Former umpire Laura Mattson is suing the USTA's Pacific Northwest Section for $5.6 million for gender discrimination and wrongful termination.

According to the lawsuit, she claims she was not allowed to officiate higher ranked events due to her gender, and the jobs were usually given to less qualified males instead.

Laura says she complained about it, and she allegedly got a response from an USTA official that read:

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James Franco Fires Back At Sacked NYU Professor Suing Him Over "Bad Teacher" Comments!

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Here it comes! We can already see it now:

James Franco's next academic adventure to secure a law degree!

If you recall, the actor has some serious beef with Jose Angel Santana, the former NYU professor who sued the school for what he claims was unfair termination from his job for giving his famous student a "D" grade…and then turned him litigious claws on James himself after justifying his poor marks on the fact that he was a "bad teacher!"

Yeah, seriously. This is an actual court case.

Regardless, the Oz The Great and Powerful star is NOT taking Santana's request for a default judgment in the favor of his defamation suit lying down, and has officially filed a response!

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Real World Star Settles Lawsuit After Allegedly Being Raped With A Toothbrush On Camera

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Justice has been served!

And, by justice, we of course mean cash will transfer hands!

Viacom and former Real World cast-mate Tonya Cooley announced plans to settle a lawsuit brought about last year after the reality star alleged she was wrongfully booted from the show when two other stars raped her with a toothbrush!!

While the company vehemently denies Kenneth Santucci and Evan Starkman violated Tonya during the filming of The Real World/Road Rules Challenge: The Ruins, MTV's parent company is deciding to settle after all!

Terms of the deal

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John Galliano Suing Christian Dior!?!?!?

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Oh this is going to be good!

There are loud whispers coming out of the fashion world that John Galliano is gearing up for an epic legal battle with his former employer, Christian Dior.

According to reports, John filed a $18.85 million "employee/employer dispute claim" with

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Courtney Love Blasts Ex-Assistant Lawsuit!

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And the legal woes continue for Courtney Love

We mentioned yesterday how an ex-assistant of Courtney Love is suing her for wrongful termination and breach of contract and now, Love’s reps are firing back!

Courtney’s publicist, Steve Honig, is claiming:

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Keith Olbermann Fires BACK At Current TV! Will Be Filing LAWSUIT!

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Uh-oh! He is NOT taking this news well!

Keith Olbermann was fired yesterday from his show Countdown on Current TV, after the network's Al Gore called him disrespectful and disloyal to viewers, and now, the commentator is firing back, claiming those statements to be so untrue that he's going to press charges against them!

He says in a statement:

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Nicollette Sheridan Lawsuit Shocker! Desperate Housewives Employee Claims Conspiracy To Cover Up Evidence!

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Wow! We didn't see this coming!

In a surprise development regarding Nicollette Sheridan's wrongful termination lawsuit against ABC and Marc Cherry, the Desperate Housewives actress' attorney, Mark Baute, revealed a voice-mail he received from an anonymous "low-level" employee of the series. The employee claimed to have mistakenly received an e-mail which indicated that the studio was going to wipe all of the hard drives of their computers clean to erase evidence that her exit was premeditated, and NOT for creative reasons!

According to the voicemail:

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