Flavor Flav pled NOT GUILTY to charges stemming from a traffic stop a few months ago. Get the deets on his case inside and find out about recent lawsuits involving Rihanna and Paula Patton.
Remember when Flavor Flav got caught speeding on his way to his mom’s funeral? The iconic rapper and reality star went to a NY courtroom yesterday (wearing a fur coat and his signature clock underneath) where he pled not guilty to charges stemming from the traffic stop. The charges included driving with a suspended license, a speeding violation and two misdemeanors for driving without a license. He was released without bail and is due in court Feb. 3.
While outside of the Nassau County courtoom, Flav told the NY Daily News, “I don’t like the circumstances, but I like the attention,” as he was surrounded by a group of reporters and fans snapping pictures. This guy…
NOT SO FUN FACT: Prosecutors say Flav’s license had been suspended 16 times before being stopped on Jan. 9, 2014. Get a driver!
After a long two-year battle, Rihanna has won her legal battle again retailer Topshop after they unlawfully used her image on a popular T-shirt.
“The Phresh Out The Runway” singer won a £3.3million ($5.5million) settlement from Topshop’s parent company Arcadia over the clothing. Still got mo’ money…
In other news, RiRi has signed on to host and perform at The Direct TV Super Saturday Night Bash. The event will air on AXS TV on January 31st and will feature other musicals acts.
For Robin Thicke’s sake, we hope he didn’t do Paula Patton dirty in their divorce proceedings, because he needs her! TMZ revealed that Paula has been called to testify in the court battle with Marvin Gaye’s family. In addition to the “Blurred Lines” suit, Marvin Gaye III also believes Robin’s 2011 track “Love After War” samples his dad’s tune “After The Dance”.
Paula has been dragged into the battle because she appeared in the ‘Love After War’ music video, and is listed as a co-writer with Robin. We’ll keep you posted.
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