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A Decade of Legal Battles Between Kesha, Dr. Luke Is Over

Suits, countersuits that started in 2014 have all been settled

(Newser) - After nearly 10 years, the legal battle between Kesha and Dr. Luke is over. The pop star had, in 2014, sued the music producer, claiming he drugged and raped her while they were working together. He countersued, and a series of other claims and counterclaims followed. But on Thursday, both...

Billy Corgan Says He Saw a Human Shift Shape

And 8 more celebs who say they've seen something otherworldly

(Newser) - It's only Wednesday, and yet it's already been a good week for the paranormal. First came coverage of Miami GOP congressional candidate Bettina Rodriguez Aguilera, who once said she's remained in telepathic contact with aliens ever since she was abducted at age 7 by "three blond,...

Seinfeld Explains That Non-Hug
Seinfeld Explains
That Non-Hug

Seinfeld Explains That Non-Hug

'I'm 63, I don't know every pop star'

(Newser) - It was a hug fail worthy of a Seinfeld episode , and now Jerry Seinfeld himself is explaining what happened. "I'm 63, I don’t know every pop star," he tells Extra of an awkward encounter with Kesha in which he rebuffed her requests for a hug while...

Jerry Seinfeld Has an Extremely Awkward Non-Hug

Poor Kesha

(Newser) - No means no, Kesha. At an event in Washington, DC, on Monday, the singer ran up to Jerry Seinfeld as he was giving an interview and very persistently asked for a hug, per E! News . "I'm Kesha! I love you so much. Can I give you a hug?"...

Kesha Fights to Keep Dr. Luke From Leaking Her Medical Info

Files request for a protective order

(Newser) - As Kesha continues to battle producer Lukasz "Dr. Luke" Gottwald in court, she's now fighting to keep him from leaking information from her medical records, BuzzFeed reports. The legal mess started with Kesha suing Dr. Luke for alleged sexual assault and harassment; she has since dismissed one lawsuit...

Kesha Shifts Focus, Drops Rape Case

She'll now focus on New York lawsuit, new album

(Newser) - Kesha has dismissed a California lawsuit alleging hit-making producer Dr. Luke sexually and emotionally abused her, but a similar case will remain in play in New York. Monday's dismissal of a Los Angeles case comes amid an effort by the singer to get new singles and an album released...

Judge Tosses Kesha's Abuse Claims Against Dr. Luke

But says Kesha's lawsuit can proceed on contract issues

(Newser) - A New York judge has thrown out pop star Kesha's hate-crime and human-rights claims that producer Dr. Luke drugged, sexually abused, and emotionally tormented her . State Supreme Court Justice Shirley Werner Kornreich ruled Wednesday that those claims by the platinum-selling singer can't go forward because the alleged rape...

Kelly Clarkson: I Was 'Literally Blackmailed' Into Working With Dr. Luke

She speaks out in response to Kesha's allegations

(Newser) - Kelly Clarkson says her label "literally blackmailed" her into working with Dr. Luke, the producer Kesha has accused of rape. Clarkson initially tweeted in support of Kesha after a judge told Kesha she must continue working with Dr. Luke to fulfill her recording contract. "Trying 2 not say...

Producer: I Didn't Rape Kesha
 Producer: I Didn't Rape Kesha 

Producer: I Didn't Rape Kesha

'She was like my little sister,' Dr. Luke says

(Newser) - Lukasz "Dr. Luke" Gottwald says allegations that he raped Kesha are "horrendous and untrue." In a series of tweets on Monday, the producer denied drugging and raping the star and accuses her of lying to get out of her contract, People reports. "I didn't rape...

Taylor Swift Just Gave Kesha $250K

To help legal fight against producer accused of rape

(Newser) - Taylor Swift is helping out Kesha's court battle in a big way: The singer has donated $250,000 "to help with any of her financial needs," her rep tells E! News . Kesha is fighting to get out of a contract with a music producer she accuses of...

Judge: Kesha Must Work With Producer She Says Raped Her

'My instinct is to do the commercially reasonable thing'

(Newser) - Kesha will still be legally tied to a man she claims "drugged, sexually abused, and psychologically tormented" her—at least for the time being—after a New York judge refused to nullify her recording contracts Friday, the AP reports. The pop star alleges the abuse at the hands of...

11 Celebrities Who've Tried Rainbow-Colored Hair

From Kylie Jenner to Pete Wentz

(Newser) - Rapper Chris Brown and his "Fruit Loop" colored hair may be the latest example of a celebrity sporting rainbow-colored locks, but he's far from being the first in Hollywood to try this beauty trend:
  • Kylie Jenner: The youngest Kardashian sister debuted long, turquoise locks (which may or may

7 Stars Who've Allegedly Shoplifted

These celebrities got caught red-handed

(Newser) - Even the most famous among us sometimes have a past: SheFinds rounds up celebrities who've been caught shoplifting. A sampling:
  • Lindsay Lohan was caught on video leaving a store wearing a $2,500 necklace she hadn't paid for—LiLo said she just borrowed it , but she ended up

5 Celebrity SAT Scores
 5 Celebrity SAT Scores 

5 Celebrity SAT Scores

Did you score higher than Scarlett Johansson?

(Newser) - Want to feel bad about yourself? Consider this: If Ke$ha is to be believed, she scored 1500 out of 1600 on the SATs. That's probably better than you got, right? But all is not lost: You may have scored above some of the others on this list rounded up...

Hacker Duo Raided Pop Stars' Computers

Lady Gaga, Justin Timberlake among German pair's victims

(Newser) - A pair of German hackers raided the computers of more than 50 pop stars, including Lady Gaga and Justin Timberlake, looking for material to sell, prosecutors say. The pair's haul allegedly includes unreleased songs by several artists and a photo of singer Ke$ha having sex, which they tried to blackmail...

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