Burlesque Fight

Sydni Deveraux (The Golden Glamazon) claims that Anna Bridgforth (Boo Bess), Louisa Versaw (Dolly Debutante), and Lydia Kornegay-Baez (Medianoche) defamed her and usurped her business opportunities, in particular “at one of the premier burlesque venues in New York City, Bathtub Gin — where Ms. Deveraux was and had been the headliner for several years,” in New York County Supreme Court.

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Judge Tosses Researcher’s Libel Claims Against NY Times

A federal judge on Tuesday dismissed all but one defamation claims brought by an Ohio State University cancer researcher related to a New York Times article that provoked online readers to roast him in the comments section by calling him a “con man,” “crook” and a “cockroach.”

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