In a sign that litigation and legal wranglings may outlive the popular reality show Jon & Kate Plus 8, TLC has sued Jon Gosselin for breach of contract.ABC News reports that the lawsuit, filed today in Maryland, claims Gosselin hasn’t met the obligations of his contract as an exclusive employee, has appeared on other programs for profit and made unauthorized disclosures about the show.“The network has been trying privately and patiently for months to get Jon to honor the contract he signed and to comply with his obligations relating to public appearances and statements,” TLC spokeswoman Laurie Goldberg said in a statement to ABCNews.com. “Those efforts have been unsuccessful.”TLC has retained D.C.-based Williams & Connolly to pursue the breach of contract claim.Meanwhile, the future plans for Kate Plus 8, is in doubt. Jon Gosselin has reportedly forbidden the network from filming any new footage of his children.Jon & Kate Plus 8 will be … [Read more...] about TLC Hits Jon Gosselin With Breach of Contract Suit
TLC—Rozonda “Chili” Thomas, Tionne “T-Boz” Watkins & Lisa “Left Eye” Lopes—in 1999. Everett Collection / Shutterstock.comR&B group TLC doesn’t like scrubs. And based on their 2013 biopic on VH-1, they aren’t too fond of their old manager, Perri “Pebbles” Reid, either.Turns out, Reid wasn’t fond of the way she was portrayed in the recent biopic. According to a Tuesday article in the New York Post, Reid sued Viacom, which produced the recent made-for-TV film CrazySexyCool: The TLC Story, to the tune of $40 million alleging defamation. Reid, who managed the band during TLC’s early days, filed suit in Atlanta federal district court late Friday afternoon accusing Viacom of portraying her “as a conniving and dishonest businesswoman who hoodwinked three innocent girls and exploited their talent for her own personal gain.”According to the Post, Reid stated in her complaint that Viacom … [Read more...] about TLC’s ex-manager files $40 million defamation lawsuit against Viacom over VH-1 biopic
Vern Yip, The Washington Post Published 4:42 am PST, Friday, February 22, 2019 Diminished daylight hours, naked trees and your coziest covers converge to signal one thing: Hibernation season is in full swing. And, as a result, many of us are taking a harder look at our home's interiors and asking whether what we see reflects who we are and how we really want to live. With increasingly stressful lives filled with a growing influx of emails, text messages and content crammed into a 24-hour day that refuses to concurrently expand, our homes need to be refuges that rejuvenate, relax and revitalize us the minute we pass enter. After all, they're likely where we spend the most important moments of our lives with the most important people in our lives. But, for many, home is just another source of stress. Coming home to an obstacle course of shoes in the entranceway, coats strewn on the banister and a mountain of mail on the countertop fails to hit the reset button for most of … [Read more...] about You can make your home the restorative refuge it should be
Vern Yip, The Washington Post Published 7:28 am PDT, Friday, April 19, 2019 Everywhere you look, in practically every American neighborhood, there is a visible thread of continuity that once culturally galvanized us: white subway tile. It seemed that everyone, at one time, agreed that white subway tile (whether plain, crackled or hand-molded) was the clear, de facto choice for any renovation requiring wall tile. As a result, for the past decade, it multiplied faster than rabbits. White subway tile, after all, was considered that magical combination of being both fresh and timeless. Now, after a decade of near-universal agreement that it would never go out of style, there are distinct rumblings for fresher alternatives, prompting design enthusiasts and weekend warriors to ponder: What's next? As it turns out, there's a lot to talk about because there isn't just one answer. As homeowners have steadfastly moved toward embracing individuality, and tailoring their homes to … [Read more...] about Fresher alternatives to subway tile? There’s not just one answer.
NLUO Cuttack is hosting a first for any NLU, Google start-up weekend on its campus which started yesterday. The event is an initiative of NLUO’s Law and Entrepreneurship cell, LexTech. Sponsored by Google, the event dubbed the Google start-up weekend, will be used to select a team whose start-up will be incubated from scratch. A panel of judges –which includes K.C. Mishra (E-Kutir) among others – will select the best two teams from close to 40 participants of lawyers and non-lawyers from all over India.Mr. Satheesh Menon, who is a faculty from NLUD is attending NLUO Startup Weekend, Cuttack as an observer who is working on IPR for Startups in NLUD as a departmental project. He commented, “The objective of Lextech is to cultivate a rare breed of entrepreneurs by incubating, accelerating, mentoring and funding innovative start-ups, thereby creating a transformational learning environment for motivating, preparing and assisting entrepreneurial leaders … [Read more...] about NLUO Cuttack First Day Report: Google start-up weekend