8 Updates
Sylvester Stallone settlement with late sister

Sylvester Stallone settlement with late sister

Jan 24 2013, 5:22am CST | by

Sylvester Stallone secretly agreed a multi-million deal with his late half-sister amid claims he had abused her for years. The 'Rocky' star agreed 16 years ago to give Toni-Ann Filiti $2 million...

Filed under: news

YouTube Videos

 
 
 

1 year ago

Sylvester Stallone settlement with late sister

Jan 24 2013, 5:22am CST | by

Sylvester Stallone secretly agreed a multi-million deal with his late half-sister amid claims he had abused her for years.

The 'Rocky' star agreed 16 years ago to give Toni-Ann Filiti $2 million plus $16,666.66 per month for her lifetime, as well as a trust with $50,000 per year for psychiatric and medical expenses.

According to the papers - which have been seen by the New York Post newspaper - Filiti "asserted claims for personal injury, including physical injury" against Stallone, who "vigorously denied and continues to deny and dispute all claims of wrongdoing".

Sources say Filiti - who died last August at the age of 48 - threatened a lawsuit, but the 66-year-old star settled before it was ever filed.

Stallone's mother, Jacqueline, says the settlement was the result of a "shakedown" and Stallone was a victim of blackmail.

She said: "This was nothing more than a shakedown. Toni-Ann was on 65 Oxycontin pills a day, and she threatened Sylvester. A drug addict will do anything. When Sylvester became famous, she didn't have to hook. He was trying to help her. He caved in.

"There were too many conflicting stories. At the time [in 1987] he was very hot, and his lawyers said, 'Give her something just to shut her up.' "

But Filiti's 19-year-old son Edd, hit back saying: "They've made my mother out to be the black sheep," and claims Filiti told him of the abuse allegations by "screaming about [them] over and over" while in a Florida hospital bed last year.

A Stallone representative said: "Unfortunately, celebrities, politicians and athletes frequently find themselves the targets of blackmail efforts by family members and associates who fabricate claims in order to extort payments from them."

Source: Bang Showbiz

 
Update
8

1 week ago

Taylor Swift loves AR Rahman and Bollywood

Aug 21 2014 5:37pm CDT | Source: Oh No They Didn't!

Look forward to your coming to India, Miss @taylorswift13 My daughter Raheema loves the idea of us working together! http://t.co/Wpr8JrCain— A.R.Rahman (@arrahman) August 21, 2014Four times Grammy award-winning singer-actor Taylor Swift says she loves Indian music, and calls AR Rahman her favourite musician.“I have heard a lot about AR Rahman. I think he is a fantastic musician. His music touches the soul. I would love to hear h ...
Source: Oh No They Didn't!   Full article at: Oh No They Didn't!
 

 
Update
7

1 week ago

From A Father And Son, What It Means To Be A Military Man

Aug 20 2014 4:45pm CDT | Source: WNYC Music

Military service once defined the lives of many men in the United States, particularly before the end of the draft in 1973. But today, many younger adults have no direct family ties to the military at all. For the men in Mark and Jeremy Pierce's family, however, military service is a tradition dating back to the Civil War. "My father always taught us growing up that there's service to t ...
Source: WNYC Music   Full article at: WNYC Music
 

 
Update
6

2 weeks ago

Kellan Lutz Always Wished Robin Williams Was His Father

Aug 15 2014 12:15pm CDT | Source: Just Jared

Kellan Lutz and Sylvester Stallone throw some playful punches at his DuJour Magazine cover celebration held at Provocateur on Thursday (August 14) in New York City. The Expendables 3 co-stars were joined at the event by the founder of DuJour Media Group Jason Binn – they playfully punched him on the red carpet as well! Kellan recently discussed the death of Robin Williams. “I love my dad, (but) kind of grew up with my mom and always wanted a father ...
Source: Just Jared   Full article at: Just Jared
 

 
Update
5

2 weeks ago

This Week’s Silliest & Scariest Celebrity Paparazzi Photos: Josh Hutcherson, Michael Fassbender & More!

Aug 10 2014 2:00pm CDT | Source: A Socialite's Life

So, today is the last day of my Hawaiian vacation. Boo. But it is Silly & Scary Sunday. So yay! We’ve got plenty of celebs for you to laugh at in this week’s gallery. I should mention the photos here are more on the silly side. Well, unless you count  ...
Source: A Socialite's Life   Full article at: A Socialite's Life
 

 
Update
4

3 weeks ago

Katy Perry Wears Head-to-Toe Pepperoni Pizza Onesie — Yummy or Crummy? (PHOTOS)

Aug 7 2014 4:03pm CDT | Source: Wet Paint

While Katy Perry didn't go full Gaga and wear an outfit made of actual meat, the Prism singer did honor protein in her own special way — with a hooded onesie printed with a close-up photo of greasily delicious pepperoni pizza. Katy stepped out in the outrageous outfit at the Philadelphia Museum of Art on August 5. She had planned to run up the institution's stairs — like Sylvester Stallone so famously did in Rocky — but was instead swarmed by fans who were either ...
Source: Wet Paint   Full article at: Wet Paint
 

 
Update
2

4 weeks ago

“Lindsay Lohan is still enjoying the high life in Ibiza, naturally” links

Jul 31 2014 11:30am CDT | Source: Celebitchy.com

Lindsay Lohan is still partying her saggy boobs off in Ibiza. [Dlisted] LeBron James has a hot body. [A Socialite Life] Evan Rachel Wood & Jamie Bell are NOT back together. [Wonderwall] This is a nice Ethan Hawke interview. [ICYDK] Ruth Bader Ginsburg is the Original Gangster. [Gawker] How many of these models has Justin Bieber banged? [Moe Jackson] Sylvester Stallone’s wife has a great body. [Celebslam] Taylor Swift likes to k ...
Source: Celebitchy.com   Full article at: Celebitchy.com
 

 
Update
1

6 weeks ago

Celebs Who Have Done Weird Sex Acts Onscreen!

Jul 14 2014 11:10am CDT | Source: PerezHilton

Some movies imitate reality exactly! They're totally realistic and completely believable. Sometimes, however, they tend to stray far faaaaaaar away from what life is really like. Especially during sex scenes. Some times those get suuuuuper weird. Like when Sandra Bullock and Sylvester Stallone had sex by not touching each other AT ALL in the futuristic film Demolition Man in 1993. It was SO odd. Curious to see which other actors and actresses have do ...
Source: PerezHilton   Full article at: PerezHilton
 

 

Don't miss ...

 

<a href="/latest_stories/all/all/8" rel="author">Luigi Lugmayr</a>
Luigi is the founding Chief Editor of I4U News and brings over 15 years experience in the technology field to the ever evolving and exciting world of gadgets. He started I4U News back in 2000 and evolved it into vibrant technology magazine.
Luigi can be contacted directly at ml@i4u.com. Luigi posts regularly on LuigiMe.com about his experience running I4U.

 

blog comments powered by Disqus

Latest stories

Lily Allen pens 'good' songs when unhappy
Los Angeles, Aug 31 (IANS) Singer Lily Allen believes she writes her songs well when she is not in the best of her moods.
 
 
Motherhood made Kim go less on make-up
Los Angeles, Aug 31 (IANS) Reality TV star Kim Kardashian believes in having picture perfect tresses and in looking good, but she says motherhood has sobered down her beautification routine.
 
 
At 17, Chloe Grace Moretz fights for roles
Los Angeles, Aug 31 (IANS) "If I Stay" actress Chloe Grace Moretz says she still struggles to land movie roles as she battles against 'ageism' in the film industry.
 
 
Adam Levine paid fan's rent for a month
London, Aug 31 (IANS) Maroon 5 singer Adam Levine has revealed he once paid a fan's house rent for a month.
 
 
 

Latest from the Network

UN soldiers escape Syrian rebels
Damascus, Aug 31 (IANS) A group of 40 Filipino UN soldiers abducted by Islamist militants in Syria's Golan Heights escaped Sunday. Syrian rebels Saturday had surrounded two groups of Filipino soldiers working for a UN...
Read more on Politics Balla
 
Modi regretting axing talks with Pakistan?
Islamabad, Aug 31 (IANS) Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi appears to be having second thoughts on his decision to cancel foreign secretary level talks with Pakistan, a newspaper said Sunday. "Surprised by the...
Read more on Politics Balla
 
US sanctions not to hit n-talks: Iran
Tehran, Aug 31 (IANS) The new US sanctions against some Iranian entities will not hit negotiations over Tehran's nuclear programme, President Hassan Rouhani has said. The US Friday imposed sanctions on a number of...
Read more on Politics Balla
 
Modi visits Buddhist temples in Kyoto
Kyoto, Aug 31 (IANS) Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi visited two prominent Buddhist temples here Sunday on the first full day of a five-day visit to Japan that will later him to Tokyo. Modi first went to the Toji...
Read more on Politics Balla
 
Modi discusses sickle cell disease in Japan
Kyoto, Aug 31 (IANS) Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi Sunday discussed cooperation with Japan to combat sickle cell anaemia, officials said. An external affairs ministry spokesman said Modi discussed treatment of...
Read more on Apple Balla
 
Modi visits Toji temple in Kyoto
Kyoto, Aug 31 (IANS) Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi visited the Toji Buddhist temple here Saturday. External affairs ministry officials said Modi went around the eighth century temple in the company of the chief...
Read more on Politics Balla
 
Top Saudi cleric warns against 'deceitful' jihad
Riyadh, Aug 31 (IANS) Saudi Arabia's top cleric Sheikh Abdulaziz Al-AsShaikh has given a call to Muslim youth against following "deceitful" claims of jihad by shadowy groups with deviant principles. Grand Mufti Sheikh...
Read more on Politics Balla
 
English Premier League standings
London, Aug 31 (IANS) Following are the English Premier League standings after Saturday's matches (tabulated under games played, won, drawn, lost, goals for, goals against, points), according to Xinhua. Chelsea...
Read more on Sport Balla
 
Taliban killed 11 people in Afghanistan
Kabul, Aug 31 (IANS) Taliban militants killed at least 11 civilians in Farah province of Afghanistan early Saturday, officials said. Jawid Afghan, a provincial governor spokeman, said the victims were on their way to...
Read more on Politics Balla
 
Lily Allen pens 'good' songs when unhappy
Los Angeles, Aug 31 (IANS) Singer Lily Allen believes she writes her songs well when she is not in the best of her moods. The 29-year-old took a break from the industry in 2009, when she married painter and decorator...
Read more on Celebrity Balla