Gosselin is about to be sued by Kate Major, the former tabloid reporter who gave up her career to be with him. RadarOnline says that Major claims that in June, she and Gosselin signed a contract where she agreed to become his personal assistant, at the same salary she was earning as a tabloid reporter.
Major has a hand-written contract that the two signed while holed-up in a hotel room one weekend.RadarOnline says that in signing the contract, Major "agreed to work for Jon as his personal assistant, earning a percentage from his accounts and pledging not to talk to the media about their relationship."
Major's lawyer, Ben Pietra, confirmed he is investigating Major's options. "We are keeping our legal options open, but if a breach of contract has occurred, we will be moving forward with a lawsuit.”
Major has called her relationship with Gosselin a big mistake, and says that she now "despises" him.
Nicole Richie checked herself into Cedars Sinai hospital in Los Angeles yesterday because she is ailing from pneumonia. After complaining about feeling rundown for days, Richie finally decided to have herself checked out. Her rep, who was busy denying Richie had swine flu earlier this week, says that Richie is "doing well."
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The FBI says that Erin Andrews of ESPN was filmed more than one time by her alleged stalker Michael David Barrett. Barrett recorded Andrews in a Nashville hotel room and posted it to the internet. The Feds says now that they have evidence that Barrett also recorded Andrews in hotel rooms in Milwaukee and Columbus, OH.
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Janet Jackson, while promoting a new cook book on ABC, says that she thinks her brother Michael was in denial about his drug addiction. She says the family tried to intervene several times, but that he refused their help. "You can't make 'em drink the water. ... I'm a true believer in prayer, a big believer in prayer -- but it's, it's something that you can't do for them. Something they have to do for themselves," she said.
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After being "invited" to Thanksgiving dinner by Sarah Palin on "Oprah," Levi Johnston has declined the invitation. Johnston -- who is the former boyfriend of Palin's daughter Bristol -- told Playgirl, that it was "a nice gesture, but she didn't mean it." He also doesn't care what she thinks of his photo spread with the magazine, which she called "porn" on the show. "You know what, I don't care if she sees them … Who cares about what she says or does? I don't care." But for those who do, People says that he did not bare all, after all.
Taylor Swift is part of a copyright infringement lawsuit against a small Idaho sports bar accused of playing music in their establishment without paying royalties. An agent from BMI, who is the enforcer of music royalties, was sent to the bar and documented the play list from the evening, which included Swift. Swift and the others are suing for unspecified damages.
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A photographer is suing Michael Jackson's ex-wife Debbie Rowe in small claims court for an altercation earlier this summer. The photographer, Ed Frommer, is suing Rowe for $7,500, saying that she lied to police, claiming that he scratched her face, pulled her arm and struck her in the back. Frommer claims to have video tape that refutes Rowes accusations. Frommer approached Rowe after Jackson's death and asked her about the children. Rowe reportedly asked Frommer, "Are you ready to have your butt kicked?"
-- Dave Valenzuela