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Celebrity News June 9, 2016

Amber Heard: ‘Homophobic’ ‘Mysoginistic’ Cop … A Gay Woman

Amber Heard’s ex-girlfriend, who just claimed Amber’s 2009 arrest for domestic violence was bogus because the cop was a homophobe with a hint of misogyny … couldn’t be further off the mark, because the officer is an openly gay woman who also contributed money to a domestic violence organization. Amber’s ex-domestic partner, Tasya van Ree, minimized their altercation at Seattle-Tacoma International Airport, saying it was “misinterpreted and over-sensationalized by two individuals in a powerful position.” She’s referring to the cops who arrested Amber for allegedly grabbing and hitting Tasya. Officer Beverly Leonard was the actual arresting officer. She proudly posted pics of herself and her partner a few years back. She’s also posted pics of herself at Pride weekend.

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Bobby Brown admits to hitting Whitney

Bobby Brown has shared the gritty details of his destructive relationship with Whitney Houston in his upcoming memoir, “Every Little Step,” and with ABC’s Robin Roberts in a “20/20” interview that aired Tuesday night. Brown admits he did indeed strike Houston one time while he was “trying to maintain sobriety,” but ultimately says he’s “never been a violent man toward a woman ever.” He discusses the frequent drug use in their tumultuous relationship, too, and says he was using cocaine, crack-laced marijuana and alcohol. “The last few years of our marriage was terrible,” Brown said. “Both of us trying to be clean, or one of us trying to be clean … it was terrible.”

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Ed Sheeran Sued For $20 Million For Allegedly Plagiarzing ‘Photograph’

We’re just thinking out loud here, but maybe Ed Sheeran should tread lightly when it comes to songwriting in the future. The English musician, who happens to be BFFs with Taylor Swift, is reportedly being sued for $20 million dollars over his song “Photograph,” according to Billboard. Songwriters Martin Harrington and Thomas Leonard and their publishing company claim the song borrows heavily from their track, “Amazing,” which was released as a single by 2010 “X Factor” winner Matt Cardle. Harrington and Leonard have written hits for some of the industry’s biggest stars, including Kylie Minogue.

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Beyonce Sued: You Squeezed ‘Lemonade’ from MY Movie!

Beyonce bitching about Jay Z’s alleged affair wasn’t even her idea … according to a filmmaker who says Bey’s visual album copies a movie he made more than a year before “Lemonade” dropped.
Matthew Fulks is suing Beyonce and her record label, saying much of the “Lemonade” trailer completely rips off his 2014 short film, “Palinoia.” In the suit, he says his project also depicted a “tumultuous relationship.”
He says his beef is really over 39 seconds of the trailer, which have a slew of images similar to his movie. Specifically … characters in front of graffiti-covered walls, red tinted images, dimly lit parking garages and closeup shots of “overgrown grass.”

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‘Supergirl’ star trying to rescue cousin from gay therapy camp

A Texas teen needs saving from religious zealots who are forcing her to “pray the gay away” at a Christian boarding facility where she is being held against her will, claims her TV star cousin. Jeremy Jordan, who plays technology wiz Winn Schott on “Supergirl” on CBS, started a GoFundMe page to cover legal expenses needed to free his cousin Sarah from the unnamed residential boarding facility. “My amazing friends & fans, PLEASE help us save my sweet gay cousin Sarah who’s trapped at a boarding facility in TX,” the star tweeted on June 4. According to the fundraising page that has collected nearly half of Jordan’s $100,000 goal, Sarah’s strict Christian parents placed her in the facility for troubled teens for her “disease” after she took her girlfriend to prom as her date, KING-TV reported.

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Richard Simmons denies transition rumors

Richard Simmons has secretly transitioned into a woman named “Fiona,” The National Enquirer is reporting — in a report that the former fitness guru’s publicist is denying as “Crap.” Simmons has widely been reported for the past two years as hiding out from fans in his Hollywood Hills mansion. But the real reason is not that he’s turned into a recluse — it’s because he has been taking hormones and consulting with doctors about “secret surgeries” to diminish his manhood and augment his breasts, the tabloid reports. “He’s changed into a woman!” the tabloid says, calling Simmons, 67, “The New Caitlyn Jenner” in its latest issue.

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Amber Rose and Wiz Khalifa hit the strip club

Well, that’s one way to celebrate. After reaching a divorce settlement earlier this week, Amber Rose and Wiz Khalifa hit the strip club together to honor their “love” for one another. “Too much fun with my Ex hubby last night & no we didn’t celebrate our divorce we celebrated our love 4 each other cuz that never goes away,” the 32-year-old model tweeted Tuesday. The pair were spotted in the VIP area of the Ace of Diamonds in Los Angeles, where TMZ caught them showering the dancers with cash. According to the site, Rose will receive $1 million from the rapper, $356,000 of which has already been paid. Rose will also get $14,800 in child support per month for their 3-year-old son, Sebastian. They are sharing legal and physical custody.

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Martha Stewart refuses to watch ‘Orange Is the New Black’

It’s safe to say that Martha Stewart is not a fan of “Orange Is the New Black.” “I do not watch,” the ex-con said in a new interview with Chelsea Handler. Stewart was infamously convicted of insider trading in 2004 and served five months at Connecticut’s Danbury Federal Correctional Institution — the same prison the Netflix show’s Litchfield facility is based on. The domestic goddess won’t tune in because it’s “too close to home,” as Handler quipped. “It’s not as good as the real thing,” Stewart said on Handler’s Netflix talk show. “When you live through something like ‘Orange Is the New Black,’ the real characters are better.”

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Future Sued by Rocko: You Cut Me Out of Millions

Future wouldn’t even have one … if not for rapper/producer Rocko, who says he discovered Future, put him on the path to fame and fortune, and then got stabbed in the back. Rocko, owner of A1 Recordings, just sued Future … citing a 2011 contract he believes Future breached. He says the deal was for Future to make his first 6 albums with A1.  Rocko says Epic Records signed on to distribute the albums, but then things got tricky. In the suit, he says Future cut a side deal with Epic, which scored him huge multi-million dollar advances.

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Alec Baldwin cracks Kardashian, Leo jokes at award show

Alec Baldwin brought down the house while hosting the Fragrance Foundation Awards on Tuesday night. The crowd laughed as the often surly star took jabs at Hollywood royalty. When Baldwin noted well-traveled Hearst exec Michael Clinton was at the show, he added, “He’s been in and out of more countries than Leonardo ­DiCaprio has been in and out of Victoria’s Secret models.” The former “30 Rock” star also quipped of Kim Kardashian’s eponymous perfume: “It’s the only Armenian fragrance that isn’t found on the dashboard of a taxi cab.” And, “The top half of the bottle is beautiful. The bottom half looks like a mailbox. People keep stuffing envelopes in there. When you spray it, the smell does nothing, but it’s still very rich.”

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