THE ALLEGATION: After learning that paparazzo Peter Brandt perched himself in a tree over a mile away from her private property to take photos of her sunbathing topless, Aniston sued. The actress and her lawyer, Jay Lavely, also claim that any publisher, media company, Internet operator, or other outlet who publishes or disseminates the photographs will have to pay -- big time. Peter Brandt says he did nothing wrong.
THE CLAIM: Invasion of privacy
THE STAKES: Aniston is seeking an unspecified amount of money in damages, as well as punitive damages.
THE ALLEGATION: Us Magazine published an article claiming that Britney Spears and husband Kevin Federline showed their lawyer a sex tape they had shot and told the attorney they feared it would become public. Britney was furious and called the article a lie. Spears' powerhouse lawyer, Marty Singer, filed suit against Us, claiming "there is no such video" and that the article was "a despicable work of fiction." Us Weekly stands by its story.
THE CLAIM: Libel
THE STAKES: $20 million
J.Lo Does NOT Want Ex to Tell All
Jennifer Lopez vs. Ojani Noa
THE ALLEGATION: Jennifer Lopez filed suit in April 2006 against ex-husband Ojani Noa, claiming he violated a confidentiality agreement the two had. The suit claims Noa demanded $5 million from Lopez or he will write a tell-all book about the star. Noa could not be reached for comment and has not filed a response to the suit.
THE CLAIM: Breach of contract
THE STAKES: Guess we'll never know what Lopez is REALLY like. Lopez is seeking an injunction against Noa to keep him from publishing the book.
THE ALLEGATION: Zeta Graff claims Paris Hilton planted lies about her in the New York Post gossip column, Page Six. The alleged false item said Graff went "berserk" on a London dance floor last July and allegedly attacked Hilton, trying to remove Paris' multi-million dollar necklace before being tossed from the club. Paris has denied the allegations and while the case continues, the two were spotted out recently having a friendly dinner together.
THE ALLEGATION: Management company The Firm filed suit against former client Orlando Bloom claiming they helped him land starring roles in 'Elizabethtown,' 'Haven,' 'Kingdom of Heaven,' and the sequels to 'Pirates of the Caribbean' while the company repped him. The Firm claims Bloom owes them back commissions. Bloom has yet to file a reponse to the suit.