So Sue Me! Celebrity Lawsuits (Photo Gallery) was originally published on blackamericaweb.com

1. Lee Daniels

Lee Daniels

Sophia Eggleston (pictured) is suing Lee Daniels for claims that she’s the real Cookie Lyons.

2. Sean Penn

Sean Penn

Sean is suing Lee Daniels for $10M for claiming he hits women in an interview.

3. Oprah Winfrey

Oprah Winfrey

Ms. Winfrey is the current celebrity facing a lawsuit by blocking trails through a piece of land she owns in Colorado. Reps for Winfrey stated they hope to work together on a plan that is mutually agreeable.

4. Jay-Z

Jay-Z

The man who created the logo for The Rock-A-Fella chain claims to not have received all that he is owed for the logo design. For that, Jay Z is being sued by the logo’s designer for seven million dollars.

5. Lil Wayne & Birdman

Lil Wayne & Birdman

Lil Wayne and Bryan “Birdman” Williams are facing a breach of contract lawsuit from teen rap group W3 The Future, who say they were dropped from Cash Money without cause.

6. Anita Baker

Anita Baker

Anita Baker was horrified to find out there was a warrant for her arrest last week. Apparently, in July of 2013, a contractor filed a $15,000 lawsuit against her and slapped a notice on her door. She was on tour and never got it. Since she was unaware of the situation so she was a no-show in court and lost by default.

7. Tyler Perry

Tyler Perry

Tyler Perry is being sued by a woman who claims he stole the Madea character from her.

8. Usher & the Biebs

Usher & the Biebs

Songwriters Devin Copeland and Mario Overton filed a complaint in federal court in 2012 claiming that Bieber and Usher “clearly copied” the song “Somebody to Love” from a track of the same name that originally appeared on Copeland’s 2008 album.

9. Robin Thicke

Robin Thicke

Marvin Gaye’s estate sued Robin Thicke for Blurred Lines. He settle out of court.

10. Kanye West

Kanye West

Kanye wants very badly to sue the folks behind the Coinye currency but he has no idea who to sue. But that has not stopped him from trying. He also wants a cut of the profit.

11. Selita Ebanks

Selita Ebanks

Selita was sued by a Telemundo model Liza Irizarry for breaking her nose during a cat fight in Miami back in 2012.

12. Missy Elliott

Missy Elliott

Elliott filed a lawsuit against an Illinois dealership over a luxury sports car with a price tag of almost $400,000.

13. Sean Combs

Sean Combs

A former intern for the rap mogul’s record label Bad Boy Entertainment filed a suit again him last summer for a lot of work and no pay.

14. Venus Williams

Venus Williams

In the summer of 2017, the tennis legend got into a car accident at an intersection in Florida resulting in the death of a man. Although she didn’t cause the accident, the person driving the victim’s car crashed into her, she’s being sued in a wrongful death case which she was cleared of but still faces minor legal issues.

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