Money Matters - Simplified


Dethroned Prejean's legal battle with Miss California pageant ends

Los Angeles, November 4 -- The legal battle between the deposed beauty queen Carrie Prejean and pageant organizer Keith Lewis of K2 Productions is over!

Goof up at Pepsico may cost it $1.26 bn

New York, October 29 -- Ignorance is not bliss! The snack and drink maker Pepsico (NYSE: PEP) has learnt it the hard way though.

Naomi Campbell sued over fragrance line

Los Angeles, October 28 -- Iconic British supermodel Naomi Campbell is being sued by a fragrance marketing company for breach of contract as she allegedly failed to pay the company that helped her develop the fragrance.

Neighbor sues Madonna over noise, disruptions

Los Angeles, October 20 -- Neighbors who live near the pop superstar Madonna’s swanky Manhattan apartment are complaining that the loud noise the pop diva pumps out is unbearable. An infuriated neighbor is now suing the singer for turning her NYC home into a rehearsal space.

Carly Simon sues Starbucks for poor CD sales

Los Angeles, October 13 -- Singer Carly Simon is suing the coffee conglomerate Starbucks Corp. for not doing enough to promote her recent album, "This Kind of Love", according to multiple tabloid reports.

Oprah sued over plane sex claim

Los Angeles, CA, October 12 -- TV titan Oprah Winfrey is now in legal hot water after a flight attendant who formerly worked on her private jet filed a lawsuit against her, claiming she was wrongfully fired by the talk show queen over allegations of sex romp on her private airplane.

Guns N' Roses sued over songs theft

Los Angeles, CA, October 6 -- U.S. rock band Guns N’ Roses is being sued by two independent record labels for copyright infringement. The labels are suing GnR for $1 million over claims the group copied parts of two songs on their last album 'Chinese Democracy' without permission.

Trustee to sue Madoff family to recover money

New York, September 28 -- Irving H. Picard, the court-appointed trustee who is supervising the liquidation proceedings of jailed financier Bernard Madoff's assets, intends to sue Madoff's two sons, his brother and a niece to recover $198 million for distraught victims of the ponzi scheme.

Tom Brady and Gisele sued for wedding shoot out

Los Angeles, September 23 -- New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady and his supermodel wife, Gisele Bundchen, have landed themselves in trouble with the law. Two photographers are suing the couple for $1 million, claiming they were shot at during their post-wedding party in Costa Rica.

Beyonce faces lawsuit over her 'Fierce' fragrance

Los Angeles, September 17 -- Singer-actress Beyonce Knowles is all set to launch her new fragrance line called ‘Sasha Fierce’. But it seems the clothing chain Abercrombie & Fitch (A&F) is not at all happy with the singer’s fragrance’s name. The company claims they already own the name of her upcoming scent.