Disembodied Head of The Day: 'Donkey Kong' Champ's Lawsuit Against Cartoon Network Thrown Out
Via: Eurogamer
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If you watch Regular Show on Cartoon Network, you're probably aware of a character that goes by the name of GBF, an acronym for Garrett Bobby Ferguson or Giant Bearded Face.

The character is a giant head with tiny arms and legs that cheats at video games and explodes when he loses.

What you might not know is that this character is based on a real-life person, and he's not happy about this portrayal.

According to Eurogamer, actual Garrett Bobby Ferguson, who holds the world record on Donkey Kong and was the first to reach 1 million points on Ms. Pacman, had his lawsuit against Cartoon Network thrown out.

Mitchell objected to this portrayal and so launched a lawsuit against Cartoon Network for damages.

But the legal challenge has now been thrown out by New Jersey Federal District Judge Anne Thompson.

"The television character does not match the plaintiff in appearance," Thompson ruled (via AP). "GBF appears as a non-human creature, a giant floating head with no body from outer space, while Plaintiff is a human being.

"And when GBF loses his title, the character literally explodes, unlike Plaintiff."

GBF will live to explode another day.

Lawsuit of The Day: Josh Duggar is Being Sued by a Porn Star For Assault and Battery
Via: People
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Josh Duggar just can't stay out of trouble.

The 19 Kids and Counting star has already admitted to sexually abusing several girls (including his sisters) as a teen and cheating on his wife in the recent Ashley Madison website scandal.

He's now getting sued by adult film star Danica Dillon, who alleges Duggar "assaulted her to the point of causing her physical and emotional injuries" during sex.

If you don't recognize Danica, maybe these photos from her Instagram will help?

The adult film star and escort is asking for $500,000 in damages for physical and emotional injuries she says she sustained when Duggar "manhandled" her until she "felt as if she were being raped."

Duggar is currently in faith-based rehab center Reformers Unanimous in Rockford, Illinois.

Karma's a b*tch.

Lawsuit of The Day: Taylor Swift is Being Sued For $42 Million Over 'Shake it Off'  Plagiarism Allegations
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Haters really are gonna hate. Hate so much they want to sue you for $42 million.

R&B artist Jesse Graham filed a lawsuit against Taylor Swift for similarities between Swift's 2014 'Shake it Off' and his song 'Haters Gonna Hate.'

Both songs contain the phrase, "Haters gonna hate, players gonna play."

"Her hook is the same hook as mine," he told Daily News, claiming Swift uses it about 72 times in her song. "If I didn't write the song 'Haters Gone Hate,' there wouldn't be a song called 'Shake It Off.'"

He originally only wanted a selfie with Swift, but her camp denied that request.

Here are the songs. Too similar?

Our verdict?

Just shake it off, Taylor.

Lawsuit of The Day: Owners of House From 'The Conjuring' Sue Over Trespassing Fans
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Owners of a Rhode Island farmhouse said to be the inspiration behind the 2013 horror film The Conjuring are suing Warner Bros. because enthusiastic fans keep trespassing on their property.

Norma Sutcliffe and Gerald Helfrich say the film intentionally marketed the film as a true story and published the location of their home.

If you forgot about The Conjuring, this horrifying GIF should remind you.

The film follows real-life paranormal investigators Ed and Lorraine Warren who visited the home back in the 70s'. It took in $137 million at the box office and was a major hit.

Court documents say the success of the film has caused a headache for the homeowners.

"The property was inundated by curiosity seekers and trespassers who, at all hours of night and day, come to and on to the property, approach and seek to enter the house, take photographs and videos, ignore the 'no trespassing' signs, fences, and barriers installed," court documents state.

Sutcliffe and Helfrich are seeking unspecified damages from Warner Bros., the director and numerous individual trespassers.

Scandal of the Day: Lil' Wayne's Ex Puts Weezy on Blast Over Sex Tape
Via: Hip Hop DX
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Lil' Wayne is having a no good, very bad day.

First, someone leaked a sex tape of him wearing nothing but socks with two strippers. He's said he had no idea he was being filmed, and he plans on suing.

Next, his ex Karrie Stefans popped up on social media with some things to say about the naughty video.


Here's an excerpt of Stefans talking about her relationship with Wayne, where she cheated on her current husband with him.

She seems like a great person.

Fox News Host Suing Hasbro Over Toy Hamster With Same Name Harris Faulkner
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Fox News host Harris Faulkner has a rodent problem. And she wants $5 million because of it.

In a lawsuit filed Monday in U.S. District Court in New Jersey, Faulkner is suing Hasbro because she says a "Little Toy Shop" hamster shares her name and likeness. The toy is also deemed a choking hazard, the suit says, which causes Faulkner distress for being associated with "harming small children."

She calls out "complexion, the shape of its eyes, and the design of its eye makeup" as evidence that the company stole her identity.

To be fair, the hamster does share the same name. But as far as looks go, you can decided that for yourself.

If you want to own your own little piece of Fox News history, Ebay has an original Harris Faulkner for $40.52.

Via: CNN
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Some of the big names in air travel are getting a little scared of 22-year old kid from New York.

Aktarer Zaman launched a new travel site called in 2013, which offers cheaper tickets using a simple strategy that is often overlooked.

His site takes advantage of "hidden city" ticketing, in which you buy a one-way ticket somewhere else with a layover in your destination city.

The prices can occasionally be much cheaper than if you only looked for direct flights, but you can't check any bags or they will end up in the wrong city.

Before Skiplagged, you would have to guess and check various destinations to see which flights had layovers in the city you intended to travel.

Experts are saying the trick isn't necessarily illegal, but it could definitely hurt the airline business.

Orbitz and United Airlines are both suing Zaman for "unfair competition" and want $75,000 in lost revenue.

"This has to do with market competition," Zaman said in a recent AMA on Reddit. "I.e. Airlines want to offer City A to City C, but can only do that with multiple flights. Consumers are less inclined towards multiple flights unless it offers them savings."

The founder has set up a crowdfunding site to collect money for the legal fees, and he's almost reached his goal of $15k.

His message on the site reads:

Skiplagged's sole purpose has always been to help you become savvy travelers. We have been doing that by exposing pricing inefficiencies for air travel, among other things. Unfortunately, we have been doing too good of a job so United Airlines and Orbitz recently teamed up with a lawsuit to get in the way. Everything Skiplagged has done and continues to do is legal, but the only way to effectively prove this is with lawyers. Please show your support for Skiplagged by donating towards this campaign to help fund our legal team.

The site was having trouble loading on Tuesday due to an overload of traffic, according to their Facebook and Twitter accounts.

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