A McDonald's employee who gained 65 pounds on the job will get a hefty settlement from the fast food giant, thanks to a judge's ruling this week.
The Brazilian ex-franchise manager will get $17,500 from McDonald's for his massive weight gain, according to The Associated Press, which occured over his 12-year employment at the restaurant chain.
The man, whose identity has not been released, sued the company for the pounds he… Continue
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The lawyer for six of the students arrested during last weekends fatal shooting of Pace University student Danroy Henry is calling on federal prosecutors to investigate the case. Attorney Bonita Zelman believes that local and state police agencies currently probing the chaotic events surrounding the shooting “are responsible for the failure to train these officers” who shot Henry. “They can’t run around with guns and Tasers threatening innocent… Continue
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BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. - Lindsay Lohan sidestepped another jail stint Friday when a California judge sent the 24-year-old troubled starlet back to rehab, telling her she was an addict and faced jail time if she relapsed again.
Los Angeles Superior Court Judge Elden S. Fox ordered Lohan to remain at the Betty Ford Center until Jan. 3 and report back to court in late February.
"You are an addict, I hope you… Continue
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LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - The mother of pop star Beyonce on Thursday shot down a report her daughter is pregnant, saying that if all the baby bump rumors about the singer were true over the years, she should have five or six grandchildren.
"No, no it's not true. Not right now," Tina Knowles said when asked about the report by talk show host Ellen DeGeneres.
One day earlier, Us Weekly magazine published a story saying… Continue
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BEIJING, China - A pregnant woman in south China was detained, beaten and forced to have an abortion just a month before her due date because the baby would have violated the country's one-child limit, her husband said Thursday.
Construction worker Luo Yanquan said his wife was taken kicking and screaming from their home by more than a dozen people on Oct. 10 and detained in a clinic for three days by family planning officials,… Continue
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Turn to an urban hip hop radio station and tell me what that sound is coming out of your speakers.
According to eccentric R&B star Erykah Badu, the sound you're hearing is most likely "cornball a** music", and for the most part she is right.
Check out Erykah's take on today's hip hop, courtesy of RTNY.
"How y’all gone stand by and let our music turn into pop techno cornball ass music. We don’t own our… Continue
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NEW YORK, N.Y. - Celine Dion (suh-LEEN' dee-AHN') has been admitted to a Florida hospital to prevent the early delivery of her twins.
A representative for the superstar singer said Monday that Dion is at St. Mary's Medical Center in West Palm Beach, Fla. The hospitalization was recommended to make sure she's near her doctors leading up to the babies' birth. She is due to deliver the twins early next month.
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LOS ANGELES, Calif. -- They're one of Hollywood's happiest couples and in a little over one week, Katy Perry and Russell Brand will reportedly become husband and wife.
According to Us Weekly, the pop star and her comedian fianc are set to marry on October 23.
VIEW THE PHOTOS: Engaged! Katy Perry & Russell Brand
Various outlets, including Us Weekly and Britain's Heat magazine, have reported that… Continue
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NEW YORK, N.Y. - It's a boy for Alicia Keys and her husband, music producer/rapper Swizz Beatz.
A representative for Keys said she gave birth Thursday night in New York. The couple have named their son Egypt Dean. It's the first child for the 29-year-old superstar and the fourth child for Beatz, whose real name is Kaseem Dean. The couple was married July 31.
Swizz Beatz, 31, took time to tweet on Friday: "I'm so… Continue
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T.I. was sentenced to 11 months in prison today after a judge revoked the rapper's probation following his arrest on drug charges in Los Angeles last month, the Atlanta Journal-Constitution reports. T.I., who was released from prison just eight months ago, after serving nearly a year behind bars on federal weapons charges, was on three years' probation as part of his initial plea bargain. Two days ago, T.I. helped police in convincing a suicidal… Continue
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My Homeboy and the DigFam in Los Angeles made this movie. There's no audio in it at all, thus The Silent movie Syndrome SMS. ChECK IT… Continue
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LOS ANGELES (Hollywood Reporter) - Next on "The Tyra Banks Show": TV producers who kidnap teenaged sex addicts?
The mother of a 15-year-old self-proclaimed "sex addict" is suing Warner Bros. Entertainment, Tyra Banks and executive producers of her talk show for $3 million for featuring her child on television without consent.
Beverly McClendon, a resident of Georgia, filed the complaint in an Atlanta federal… Continue
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LOS ANGELES, Calif. - Mike "The Situation" Sorrentino is headed back to the Jersey shore.
The reality star with the chiseled abs was eliminated from "Dancing With the Stars" Tuesday. He and professional partner Karina Smirnoff came into the show in last place after performing an Argentine tango Monday that one judge called "a terrible mess."
"It was consistent," said head judge Len Goodman. "It was bad… Continue
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The first of 33 trapped Chilean miners was raised to the surface at 11:11 p.m. ET Tuesday after 69 days underground.
Florencio Avalos, 31, who is married with two children, stepped out of the metal rescue capsule moments later as the crowd cheered and horns blew. He was greeted with hugs from his fellow miners.
Avalos was raised more than 600 metres through a rescue shaft while strapped inside a 190-centimetre by… Continue
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LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Oscar-winning actor Michael Douglas has almost completed a grueling eight weeks of chemotherapy and radiation to treat advanced throat cancer, his publicist said.
Douglas, 66, has one more treatment left this week and then "no further treatments are scheduled," publicist Allen Burry told People magazine.
"He's really happy about it ending," Burry added.
The star of two "Wall… Continue
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