J.Lo to sue
Looks like Jenny from the Block will be making an appearance in court in the near future ? she?s started legal proceedings against her former manager, Benny Medina. The actress/singer/model/entertainer is seeking millions of dollars in back-commissions claiming her former manager negotiated deals on her behalf without a license. This is a violation of the Californian Talent Agency Act, and if Medina is found guilty, it will void any contracts he negotiated for her and therefore she shouldn?t have had to pay him any commission. Phew!
Medina is not taking this lying down, hitting back at Ms Lopez by issuing the following statement “The accusation that I misappropriated money from Jennifer Lopez is both untrue and offensive… Lopez, by making false allegations against me, is now trying to add me to the long list of people whom she has used and discarded after she took from them all she could get.” He continued, “It is unfortunate that Ms. Lopez is using a Labor Commission suit as a means of mitigating her outstanding financial contractual obligations to my company and me… I look forward to the opportunity to have the world come to know the real Jennifer Lopez. I will defend myself against these lies and will collect from her every dollar for which I am owed.” Lopez is also seeking to dissolve any remaining partnerships with Medina and Handprint Entertainment. Owweee sounds like J.Lo may have bitten off more than she can chew this time!
Ed and Christy expecting?
First comes love, then comes marriage, then comes Ed Burns and Christy Turlington with a baby carriage? The gorgeous couple, who wed last month in San Francisco, after an extended courtship are apparently ?with child?. The fab two were spotted at birthing classes in New York. And with a new addition to the family on the horizon, the Burn-Turlington household are no doubt occupied with thoughts of baby names, and suitable godparents for the little one. There?s no shortage of divine celebrities amongst the couple?s inner circle. Their recent nuptials included A-list invitees like Sting and wife Trudi Styler, Vin Diesel and sexy Irish rocker Bono, who reportedly filled in for Turlington?s dad on march down the aisle – her father having passed away from lung cancer two years ago. Wonder if the U2 frontman will be given a guernsey as the baby’s godfather too?
Maguire says Spider-Man 2 ‘better’
Sensational Spider-man Tobey Maguire has reportedly revealed that the forthcoming spidey sequel is ?better? than the original. “I’m really happy with it … It’s going to be better than the first one. The story is a lot better,” he said last week from LA during a press conference for his new film Seabiscuit. Maguire, who shot to fame last year playing the superhero, said filming on the sequel was about two-thirds complete. In the sequel, Maguire’s character, Peter Parker, enrols as a university student, but two new villains, Dr Octopus and the Lizard, are hell bent on his destruction. The next arachnid installment is due to be released in the US in June 2004. Guess that puts pay to those nasty rumours doing the rounds that Maguire wasn?t going to be fit enough to be Spiderman again!
Demi?s boyfriend threatens to sue
BUSTED big time! Ashton Kutcher is threatening to sue the London Evening Standard for making up a quote about how much he likes “f***ing” current girlfriend, and mother of three,Demi Moore. The quote in question went something like this, Moore “was the hottest actress in Hollywood when I was growing up. I was in love with her when I was 10. Now it’s great, I’m (bleeping) her.” But the young star of Dude where?s my car? and That 70?s Show wants the paper to publish a retraction and issue an apology for publishing the fabricated interview in its July 7 issue – or suffer the legal consequences. “If the Evening Standard fails to provide Mr. Kutcher with an appropriate retraction and apology, he will evaluate all of his legal options,” “This is an example of some of the outrageous conduct that is committed by the media,” said publicist Matt Labov. “It is obvious that the Evening Standard wanted to publish attention-getting quotes from Mr. Kutcher about the relationship and, having none, simply made them up.” As if the press ever do that Mr Labov?