The Most Important Celebrity Lawsuits Over the Years

Nicki Minaj and Tracy Chapman's legal battle over the former’s unauthorized sampling of Chapman’s song Baby Can I Hold You? came to an end when Minaj offered Chapman $450,000 to settle.

FKA twigs’ lawsuit against her ex Shia LaBeouf details alleged “relentless abuse,” including sexual battery, assault, and infliction of emotional distress.

Kelly Clarkson has been forced to file suit against Starstruck Management Group, specifically agents Brandon Blackstock (her ex-husband) and Narvel Blackstock (his father).

Tom Girardi and Erika Jayne are being sued by Edelson PC for embezzlement and fraud.

Johnny Depp lost the lawsuit he’d filed against The Sun over an article it ran calling him a “wife beater” with regard to allegations about his relationship with ex-wife Amber Heard.

Meghan Markle filed a lawsuit against Associated Newspapers, the publisher of The Sun, for publishing a handwritten letter between her and her father in 2018.

Gwyneth Paltrow’s company Goop was sued in 2018 by the California Food, Drug, and Medical Device Task Force for making unsubstantiated claims about some of their products.

Kendall Jenner paid a settlement of $90,000 to Gregory Messer, who was in charge of Fyre Fest’s bankruptcy filing. But she’d been paid $275,000 for a social media post promoting the event.

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