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Sterling Sues TMZ, Galpal Over Infamous Audiotape

Says it violated his right to privacy, was edited

(Newser) - Donald Sterling has filed another lawsuit, this one against TMZ and ex-galpal V. Stiviano, claiming the release of that infamous audiotape violated his right to privacy and caused damage on a "scale of unparalleled and unprecedented magnitude," per the AP . Sterling argues the audio was "illicitly" recorded... More »

Judge to Sterling's Ex: Give Back $1.8M House, $800K

Donald Sterling's wife, Shelly, wins case against V. Stiviano

(Newser) - The billionaire wife of Donald Sterling got her revenge against a woman he secretly showered with gifts and whose recording of his racist rant cost him ownership of the LA Clippers. Shelly Sterling's victory yesterday in Los Angeles Superior Court will force V. Stiviano to surrender a $1.8... More »

Donald Sterling's Wife, Galpal to Meet in Court

Shelly Sterling names husband, V. Stiviano as witnesses in suit

(Newser) - The girlfriend whose recording of Donald Sterling making racially insensitive remarks cost him ownership of the Los Angeles Clippers faces a fight with his estranged wife that could cost her the fortune he gave her. Shelly Sterling is going after the $2.5 million in gifts her husband lavished on... More »

V. Stiviano: Donald Sterling Is Gay

She was his beard, not his lover: lawsuit

(Newser) - Donald Sterling's girlfriend? Nah, says V. Stiviano: She never slept with the former Los Angeles Clippers owner, because he's gay and she was his beard, TMZ reports. Stiviano makes the claim in a new lawsuit filed in a battle over who owns the property and cars Sterling gave... More »

V. Stiviano Allegedly Beaten by Racists in New York

Bouncer says she was in the middle of a fight

(Newser) - A pair of white men shouting racial slurs assaulted former Donald Sterling paramour V. Stiviano outside a New York City hotel last night, Stiviano's lawyer tells Radar . "They were about 5'7" and they knew exactly who she was. They began to hit her and called her the... More »

Sterling Admits Divorce, Calls Galpal 'Animal' in Bed

Oh, and he did 'nothing wrong' so won't pay fine

(Newser) - Donald Sterling has confirmed he and wife Shelly are indeed heading for divorce —but USA Today reports Shelly may be holding back the papers as leverage in the fight for her share of the LA Clippers. "I've destroyed her life," Sterling told CNN 's Anderson... More »

New Sterling Tape: Stiviano Bleaches Her Skin, Is Racist

Apparently hasn't checked penchant for talking to people with recorders

(Newser) - The Daily Mail says it has obtained a new recording of Donald Sterling and—surprise, surprise—it doesn't paint the LA Clippers owner in a very good light. The tape was made during an hour-long phone call between Sterling and his friend, a black hip-hop artist who goes by... More »

Woman in Sterling Controversy: 'He's Not a Racist'

V. Stiviano defends him to Barbara Walters

(Newser) - Well, not everybody thinks LA Clippers owner Donald Sterling is a racist: V. Stiviano, the woman who started this whole mess by recording her private conversations with him, offered up some decent words about him last night to Barbara Walters of ABC News :
  • On racism: "I think Mr. Sterling
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NAACP LA Chief Quits Over Sterling Honor

Leon Jenkins says he wants to protect chapter's reputation

(Newser) - The NAACP president who planned to honor Clippers owner Donald Sterling with a lifetime achievement award—and said the organization could forgive his racist remarks —has decided to step down. "The legacy, history, and reputation of the NAACP is more important to me than the presidency," Leon... More »

Clippers Soar to Win After Sterling Ban

Teams planned to walk if NBA didn't act

(Newser) - "It was almost like everybody wanted to exhale tonight, and it was good," LA Clippers coach Doc Rivers said last night when the team soared to a 113-103 victory over the Golden State Warriors just hours after the NBA banned owner Donald Sterling for life over racist remarks.... More »

NAACP Dumps Donald Sterling From Awards

As a fuller picture of Clippers owner's history emerges

(Newser) - Amid the firestorm over Donald Sterling's alleged racist comments , the NAACP has perhaps unsurprisingly backed off its decision to give the LA Clippers' owner a lifetime achievement award next month, USA Today reports. But Sterling has in fact received an NAACP award in the past, Deadspin notes, despite... More »

NBA Probes Racist Audio Said to Be Clippers Owner

Donald Sterling allegedly tells girlfriend not to bring black people to games

(Newser) - The NBA is investigating a TMZ-released tape of a racist screed, allegedly by Los Angeles Clippers owner Donald Sterling, ESPN reports. The recording, according to TMZ, reveals Sterling arguing with his girlfriend, V. Stiviano, over a picture she posted on Instagram of herself and Magic Johnson. "It bothers me... More »

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