Home » Sport

Lebron James Sued For Allegedly Stealing Idea For A Barbershop TV Show

17 April, 2018, 19:53 | Author: Heidi Alvarez
  • Lebron James Sued For Allegedly Stealing Idea For A Barbershop TV Show

LeBron James and business partner Maverick Carter are being sued by Adventure Enterprises for allegedly taking the company's idea for a barbershop talk show series, according to TMZ.

Adventure Enterprise has filed a lawsuit against the Cavaliers star claiming it had previously pitched a show called "Shop Talk" to UNINTERRUPTED, before being cut out of the production.

Monica Watts, Alabama's associate vice president for communications, said the university was reviewing the situation before determining its next course of action. The lawsuit claims after working on the concept for two years, James cut the company out and created a ripoff called "The Shop", featuring LeBron and his contemporaries in a barbershop.

Adventure Enterprises is gunning for an injunction prohibiting LeBron and his company from producing any more episodes.

Icahn reaches deal to sell Tropicana Entertainment
Eldorado Resorts is buying nearly all the assets from Tropicana Entertainment Incorporated, in an acquisition worth $1.85 billion. The company said the "Tropicana portfolio is in good shape and we have no immediate significant capex plans acquired properties".


Tributes after passing of Big Tom McBride, 81
In 2016, the Mainliners frontman became the first person to be inducted into Ireland's Country Music Hall Of Fame. The musician, whose real name was Thomas McBride, was affectionately known as Ireland's king of country music .


A new study finds thousands of apps are tracking kids. Now what?
Josh Golin of the Campaign for a Commercial-Free Childhood said the research points to a clear need for better COPPA enforcement. The study also analyzed how the apps are transferring the data and found out that 40% of the apps failed to do it securely.


When Adventure Enterprises confronted James' representatives about the matter, the company received an apology and was told it was a "one-time" issue that wouldn't happen again. They're also looking for "some serious cash", the gossip site reports.

A person close to James, meanwhile, told USA TODAY that Adventure Enterprises sought payment from the National Basketball Association icon's Uninterrupted more than eight months ago.

It's bad enough LeBron has to deal with an 0-1 deficit in the first round after losing by 18 to the Indiana Pacers, but now has to deal with being sued for a show he has talked so highly about over the past few months.

Recommended:

  • What Kauai residents in flood-ravaged communities need to know

    What Kauai residents in flood-ravaged communities need to know

    Plans were to pick them up by helicopter, however, the choppers were grounded most of the day because of the severe weather. The National Weather Service recorded nearly 27 inches (68 centimeters) of rainfall in a 24-hour period in Hanalei.
    Toyota To Start Deploying Vehicle-To-Vehicle Tech In 2021

    Toyota To Start Deploying Vehicle-To-Vehicle Tech In 2021

    The technology sends information back and forth from a auto to another vehicle or infrastructure several times a second. This information can be used by other DSRC-enabled vehicles and devices to help drivers prevent collisions.
    Why Rafa Benitez Should Be The Next Arsenal Manager

    Why Rafa Benitez Should Be The Next Arsenal Manager

    Arsenal will reportedly consider sacking manager Arsene Wenger due to the declining attendances at their home games. He was also one of the main reasons that Wenger's switch to a back three worked so well for a while.
  • Wells Fargo & Company (WFC) -Sizzling stock

    Wells Fargo & Company (WFC) -Sizzling stock

    Referred to as "market cap", it is determined by doubling a company's shares outstanding by the current market price of one share. Sandler O'Neill reissued a "buy" rating and issued a $64.00 target price on shares of Wells Fargo in a research note on Friday.
    New patent reveals Samsung too wants Apple iPhone X's notch

    New patent reveals Samsung too wants Apple iPhone X's notch

    Additionally, it also doesn't feature a front-facing selfie shooter and there's no indication of where it might be hiding. With Samsung filing this patent, it doesn't necessarily mean that this Galaxy phone will become an actual product.
    Jaguar Land Rover to cut production jobs in UK

    Jaguar Land Rover to cut production jobs in UK

    Jaguar Land Rover has decided not to renew contracts of about 1,000 of its agency staffers at the Solihull factory in UK. Also, Brexit and related issues have made it increasingly hard for JLR to finalise on a strategy.
  • Intraday Mover - NVIDIA Corporation (NVDA)

    Intraday Mover - NVIDIA Corporation (NVDA)

    This organization's stock showed a trading volume of 12.54 million shares, compared to its average daily volume of 16.96M shares. Institutional investors and hedge funds own 85.00% of the company's stock. 151 funds opened positions while 383 raised stakes.
    Konami Announces New Castlevania Game, But It's Not What You'd Think

    Konami Announces New Castlevania Game, But It's Not What You'd Think

    Yes, we're getting a new Castlevania game - but before you get too excited, it's only coming to Apple's iOS. Genya ArikadoA mysterious person belonging to the confidential organization of the Japanese government.
    Bodies of Missing Indian Family Members Recovered from California River

    Bodies of Missing Indian Family Members Recovered from California River

    The body was found a day after the vehicle with Siddhant's father and younger sister inside were pulled from the river sediment. Just before noon, searchers aboard a boat smelled gas coming from the water below, according to the statement.
  • At $67.82 NIKE, Inc. (NKE) Forms Double Top

    At $67.82 NIKE, Inc. (NKE) Forms Double Top

    The firm has "Neutral" rating given on Wednesday, October 4 by Citigroup. (NYSE: NKE ) on Thursday, November 16 with "Buy" rating. Davenport & Company Llc decreased its stake in Rtn (RTN) by 0.94% based on its latest 2017Q4 regulatory filing with the SEC.
    Canada recalls diplomats' families from Cuba amid reports of mysterious illness

    Canada recalls diplomats' families from Cuba amid reports of mysterious illness

    Cuba will be designated an unaccompanied post , putting it on par with Iraq and Afghanistan in terms of risk for families. A report by a Canadian medical specialist says that a new type of brain injury may be the cause of a mysterious illness.
    Twitter goes down for users in India, shows technical error

    Twitter goes down for users in India, shows technical error

    We'll continue to provide updates until the outage has been resolved and Twitter has (hopefully) offered some kind of explanation. Several people on Twitter on Tuesday reported issues that made it nearly impossible to load profile or even refresh the timeline.


Popular

Israel says it destroys Hamas tunnel network in Gaza
It is the fifth such detection in as many months and Israeli officials regard publicity around their tunnel hunts as a double-edged sword.

Kendrick Lamar Awarded Pulitzer Prize for DAMN
The 2018 Pulitzer Prizes to mark the best in journalism was awarded at Columbia University in New York City on Monday. This award was given to the Press Democrat for the coverage of one of the most devastating wildfires in California.

Tiger Roll Wins The Grand National For Davy Russell And Gordon Elliott
The eventual victor saw off a late charge by the Willie Mullins' trained Pleasant Company to secure victory and a heroes welcome home in Summerhill, Co Meath.

US Warns of New Syrian Attack If Chemical Weapons Used Again
The Western states have accused forces of Syrian President Bashar Assad of an attack with the use of chemical weapons in Duma. President Trump said the strikes were necessary to prevent chemical weapons from being used on innocent Syrians again.

Sitting Is Bad for Your Brain
With every hour of sitting every day, there was an observed reduction in brain density, inning accordance with the research study. The scientists also enquired about the average number of hours per day they spent sitting over the previous week.

Two EF-1 Tornadoes Confirmed in Johnson and Franklin Counties
Miller said about six or seven structures experienced some damage, mostly minor except for one home that had a tree fall on it. The NWS has the final say on whether or not the damage was tornadic in nature or was done by straight-line winds.

Earnings Analysis Of UBS Group AG
The company's Perf Half Y was isolated optimistically of 1.98% whereas Perf Year was settled at 15.34% and Perf YTD was by -4.73%. As a potential investor, you will also want to being looking at earnings per share and whether or not is has sustained or grown.

Facebook Slapped with Lawsuit Over Facial Recognition Tech
Facebook might think it's facing enough problems right now, but the company's about to run into another privacy-related headache. A California judge on Monday gave the green light to a three-year-old case claiming the social network violated IL law.

Chemical weapons team kept from alleged attack site in Syria
But the British delegation to the OPCW said Russian Federation and Syria had not yet allowed inspectors access to Douma . RAF jets launched missiles at the weekend which targeted military bases thought to have been holing chemical weapons.

Amateur archaeologist finds 'Bluetooth' treasure on German Baltic Sea island
On the East German island of rügen in the Baltic sea were found hundreds of silver coins, rings, pearls and bracelets. He ruled between 958 and 986 and came to be known as Bluetooth because of his dead, blue-ish looking tooth.