Hollywood Docket: McTiernan speaks; SAGWatch probe; Foo Fighter fake-sues Scissor Sister

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Hollywood Docket: McTiernan speaks; SAGWatch probe; Foo Fighter fake-sues Scissor Sister

Wed Oct 06, 2010 @ 08:43AM PST

  • "Die Hard" director John McTiernan, sentenced to a year in jail in connection with the Anthony Pellicano wiretapping scandal, breaks his silence in an interview with THR. He says he's not afraid of prison. [THR]
  • Oksana Grigorieva won't be going on Oprah to talk about her conflict with Mel Gibson, after her lawyer strongly advised her against doing so. [TMZ]
  • Meanwhile, will Gibson have to pay his future ex-wife Robyn after squandering his good will? Not in California, where good will laws only apply to businesses. She can still argue that Mel owes her money for hurting the value of his Icon Prods. [Above the Law]
  • AFTRA is investigating the anonymously-run website SAGWatch, upon allegations that the Hollywood labor news aggregator is being run by a AFTRA board member. [THR]
  • The FCC has granted the Tennis Channel's request to review a complaint that Comcast has discriminated against the network. [LAT]
  • An Illinois judge has dismissed without prejudice one of the lawsuits where a porn company is suing hundreds of suspected file-sharers, ruling that defendants were misjoined together in a single suit. [Slyck]
  • Dave Grohl is fake-suing the Scissor Sisters and its management for $75 million after the band's singer exposed one of his testicles at a recent gig. [Billboard] The announcement of a lawsuit comes adorned with a video. Do fake lawsuits make hot viral activity? We'll see. Here's the clip:

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