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6 Other Extorted Celebs

7 October 2009 10:10 AM, PDT | newser.com | See recent newser news »

David Letterman isn’t the first celebrity to be brazenly blackmailed. Mental Floss lists six other notable cases: Cameron Diaz: A photographer who snapped bondage-themed nude photos of the actress threatened to sell them to magazines if she wouldn’t buy them for $3.5 million—he ended up in jail for three years. Bill Cosby: Autumn Jackson, 23, claimed to be his illegitimate daughter and wanted $40 million not to tell the press. Cosby admitted to an affair with Jackson’s mother, but denied fathering Autumn; she was sent to prison. Louie Anderson: The comedian shelled out $100,000 to a blackmailer »

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TV Star Anderson Sues Vegas Restaurant

17 August 2009 9:01 AM, PDT | WENN | See recent WENN news »

American TV star Louie Anderson has filed a $10,000 (£6,670) lawsuit against the bosses of a Las Vegas restaurant after he slipped and fell over during a recent visit.

The comedian and former Family Feud host, 56, is suing the proprietors of Sin City's Manchu Wok, claiming an employee dropped a "foreign substance" on the floor which caused him to lose his balance.

According to TMZ.com, Anderson is suing for over $10,000 in damages.

Injuries sustained by Anderson had not been released as WENN went to press. »

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Louie Anderson -- Can't Walk the Wok

16 August 2009 11:10 PM, PDT | TMZ | See recent TMZ news »

Filed under: Celebrity Justice

He went to eat some dumplings, but instead Louie Anderson ate s**t -- and now the comedian is suing the Chinese restaurant he blames for the fall. The former "Family Feud" host has filed a lawsuit against the Manchu Wok -- located in the Excalibur ...

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- TMZ Staff

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Nine sign with APA

3 February 2009 6:00 PM, PST | The Hollywood Reporter | See recent The Hollywood Reporter news »

APA has signed to represent actors Elizabeth Berkley, Sean Astin, Laurie Holden and Yancey Arias; comedian Louie Anderson; and producers Eddie Feldmann, Stuart Krasnow, Mike Rowe and Ken Topolsky.

Berkley has "Ask-Elizabeth," a self-help unscripted pilot, in consideration at MTV. She is managed by Kritzer Levine Wilkins.

Astin next appears in the comedy feature "Stay Cool." He is managed by Brillstein Entertainment Partners and also repped by attorney Dave Feldman.

Holden ("The Shield") is managed by Framework and also repped by attorney Alan Wertheimer.

Arias next appears in Sony Screen Gems' thriller "Legion." He is managed by Luber/Roklin.

Anderson performs his show "Larger Than Life" in Las Vegas.

Feldmann ("Dennis Miller Live"), an Emmy-winning writer-producer, is managed by New Wave. Krasnow created and executive produces Oxygen's "The Janice Dickinson Modeling Agency."

Writer-producer Rowe's credits include "Family Guy." Topolsky ("Kidnapped"), a TV producer-director, is managed by Rain Management Group. »

- By Nellie Andreeva

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