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Empire Sued Again

The new hit-show on Fox, Empire, is seeing its third lawsuit since its creation after Jon Astor-White claims that the show is 75% his idea. He claims that he envisioned the show would have had the likes of Alicia Keyes and Kanye West as actors while making it an elegant show with hints of “The Godfather.”

Mr. Astor-White is asking for $500million from the creators of the show, Danny Strong and Lee Daniels, to go along with 21st Century Fox and Imagine Entertainment.

The other two parties that have attempted to sue Empire are Ron Newt and Sophia Eggleston. Eggleston claims that her life is a mirror image of Cookie’s life in the show.


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Josh Duggar Ruining Not Just His Own Life

Josh Duggar’s recent issues with the Ashley Madison hacking have caused even more controversy in his dating life with the news that his OK Cupid profile picture isn’t him. In fact, it’s of a DJ named Matthew McCarthy. Duggar has reportedly said that he found the picture by Googling “random guy” and then using the third picture listed.

McCarthy is planning to file for defamation against Duggar after losing multiple gigs due to being roped into Duggar’s personal issues.

Matthew McCarthy is a DJ and bartender in the West Hollywood area of California.


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Jared Fogle’s Wife Walking on Marriage

It should come as no surprise to hear that Jared Fogle’s wife, Katie, is seeking a divorce. The former Subway spokesman is facing up to 13 years on child pornography charges.

Jared is planning to plead guilty to the charges discussing him distributing child porn and also crossing state lines so that he could have sex with minors. Their hope is that by accepting guilt, he can move on and become healthy again.

The Fogle’s have two children and currently reside in Indiana.


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Scooby-Doo Coming to Theaters in 2018

Scooby-Doo will be hitting a theater near you in September of 2018, Warner Bros. executives have announced. Two of the three producers on this project produced the first two Scooby Doo features, Charles Roven and Richard Suckle. The third producer, Allison Abbate, is known for producing Fantastic Mr. Fox among others.

The writer for this movie is Matt Lieberman.

In the fall of 2018, we will no longer have to ask ourselves, “Scooby Dooby Doo, where are you?” Instead, we can head to the theaters and enjoy the newest Scooby Doo movie.


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Top Five Numbers Ever for Straight Outta Compton

Straight Outta Compton had a great opening weekend bringing in $60.2 million this past weekend. That number is the fifth highest ever for an August debut. It’s biggest day came on Friday (including Thursday night) when it raked in $24.1 million while Saturday and Sunday’s numbers sat in the mid to high teens.

The two big producers for this movie are Ice Cube and Dr. Dre, two former members of N.W.A.

The top three from this past weekend is rounded out with Mission: Impossible Rogue Nation, which brought in $17.2 million and The Man from U.N.C.L.E., which brought in $13.4 million. Mission: Impossible has been in theater for three weeks while the latter made its debut this past weekend.


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