Marvin Putnam, representing AEG, and Brian Panish, representing the pop star’s family, have “snipped, argued, shouted, rolled their eyes, bumped shoulders in the courtroom doorway and once got into such a combative argument in the hallway that the court clerk stepped into the corridor to tell them to cool it; an order they promptly ignored,” writes the Times.
When the judge warned them that they could be sanctioned if they didn’t shake hands and grow up, their alleged response was, to paraphrase, “no freaking way.”
Why are they so combative? Well, there’s a billion dollars on the line, for starters. Also, they are lawyers.
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Jon Hamm is reportedly undergoing surgery next week for polyps on his vocal chords.
A long-lost copy of a 1911 film by Mary Pickford called “Their First Misunderstanding” was discovered in a barn in New Hampshire.
Khloe Kardashian-Odom has officially dropped the “Odom” from her Instagram account and presumably her life.
Kelly Clarkson is surrendering in her fight with the U.K. to keep a $250,000 ring once owned by Jane Austen. The bauble will now sit in a museum.
Actor Donald Glover (“Community”) is 30.
Rapper T.I. is 33.
Actress Catherine Zeta-Jones (“Red 2”) is 44.
Actor Will Smith (“After Earth”) is 45.
Actress Heather Locklear (“Melrose Place”) is 52.
TV host Jamie Hyneman (“MythBusters”) is 57.
Actor Mark Hamill (“Star Wars”) is 62.
Model Cheryl Tiegs is 66.
Actor Michael Douglas (“Fatal Attraction”) is 69.
TV journalist Barbara Walters is 84.