Uh Oh! Guess How The Beastie Boys Plan On Making A Quick $2.4 Million?!

Beastie Boys

Legendary rap group The Beastie Boys know how to make a quick come-up from lawsuits. Last July, they got Monster Energy for $1.7 million dollars after wrongfully using one of their songs in a video that was floating around the World Wide Web for over five weeks. The two remaining members of the group are now suing the energy drink company for another $2.4 million to cover legal fees. You would think that using their song in a video would be somewhat of “free promotion” BUT due to the fact that late member of the group Adam ‘MC’ Yauch said in his will that he never wants any of their songs to make a profit off commercial gains, the group is being extra strict on his wishes. MC passed away back in 2012c due to cancer.

“Monster’s tactics significantly increased the costs for Beastie Boys to vindicate their intellectual property rights, such that, absent an award of attorney’s fees and costs, plaintiff’s success at trial would become a Pyrrhic victory,” they wrote in a filing over the weekend. Monster did admit that they wrongfully used The Beastie Boys’ song without permission, but they expressed in court that they should not have to pay any more than $125,000. What do you think about this messy lawsuit? Sound off and drop your comments below.

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NBA: Woman Suing Michael Beasley For Rape After Cops Drop Criminal Case


Former NBA star Michael Beasley is being sued in Arizona by a woman who claims the 26-year-old choked her out and raped her in 2013 despite the fact cops already investigated the case and found no evidence of a sexual assault.

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NFL: Adam ‘Pacman’ Jones Ordered to Pay $12.4 Million to Victims of 2007 Strip Club Shooting


Though the shooting incident at a Las Vegas strip club happened back in 2007, NFL defensive back Adam “Pacman” Jones is still dealing with the repercussions.  Jones was apart of the Tennessee Titans at the time but is now with Cincinnati Bengals and has stayed out of trouble for the most part.  Jones however remains liable for $12.4 million in damages to victims of the shooting incident after the Nevada Supreme Court upheld a prior ruling.

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Man Says He’s Been “Gay Bashed” On Instagram By WHICH Famous Rapper?!

Snoop Dogg

Rapper Snoop Dogg just cannot seem to stay out of trouble on social media. The West Coast OG posted a picture of a gay man that says, “whose auntcle is this?” and apparently word got back to the man ASAP, causing mass hysteria. The comment sections were blowing up with mean comments calling the man a “shemale,” “fa**ot,” “confused” and more mean things. The man in the photo says he tried to report the offenseive pic numerous times but five days later, it is still up. Since that didn’t work, he claims he’s going to his lawyer and plans to sue Snoop for everything he’s got. Now in all seriousness, the post was just another funny meme and I’m sure Snoop meant no harm by it, but we tend to forget these people in these memes we post are REAL life human beings. Interested to see how this will pan out in court. Head over to the gallery to see the post.

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Dr. Dre And Jimmy Iovine Fraudulently Obtained Beats By Dr. Dre Rights?


Dr. Dre, Jimmy Iovine and Beats Electronics LLC are all named in the latest celebrity lawsuit. Monster LLC, the makers of Meek Mill’s 24K headphones filed lawsuit documents claiming “fraud and deceit” in the Apple Inc. and Dr. Dre deal of Beats by Dr. Dre headphones.

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Kendrick Lamar To Settle On Lawsuit Claiming Illegal Sampling


Kendrick Lamar and U.K. management company, Woolfsongs Limited have come to an agreement on Kendrick’s illegal usage of “Old and Wise”, a track by Eric Wolfson.

Hit the jump for details.

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In Lawsuit News: Paul Walker’s Father Is Looking For Millions From Crash Driver’s Family


Shortly after fans paid tribute to Paul Walker, who passed away a little over a year, reports show that his father, Paul Walker III has filed a lawsuit. The father of the fallen actor in claiming that the family of the driver involved in his son’s crashing death are in possession of estate that is worth $2 million, and he wants it.

Hit the jump for the details.

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NBA: Uh-Oh, Private Jet Company Suing Bucks OJ Mayo For Drug Use & Not Paying Full Fare


This is one of those “C’mon Man” type of stories, smh. If you can’t afford to live a luxurious lifestyle then don’t fake it. Milwaukee Bucks OJ Mayo, who has made millions during his career is being sued by a private jet company for not only ditching out on the fare price, but also using drugs on the flight. The company claims the employees were put at risk by his drug use, but they never specify what drug. I can only assume the Bucks don’t want to hear something like this.

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Sports: Two Basketball Stars Sue Pepperdine Because “Lesbianism is not tolerated on this team”


Two female college basketball players sue Pepperdine, claiming the University is running them off the basketball team because they are involved in a lesbian relationship.

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