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In a surprising turn of events, Sofia Vergara's embryos have filed suit against the Modern Family actress in the state of Louisiana. If it comes as a shock to you that an embryo can file suit, you are not alone. Lawyers across the country are all shocked. Even after looking into the legality of it, they find themselves in awe.

You see, in Louisiana, the great state that brings us Fat Tuesday and Mardi Gras, since the 1980s, embryos have been considered persons for judicial purposes. Vergara's ex, Nick Loeb, is not a party to the Louisiana suit; instead a new player has entered the battle. James Charbonnet is the trustee of a trust fund set up in Louisiana with the purpose of providing for the health, education, maintenance, and support of the embryos.

Last week, it was erroneously reported by several media outlets that a child custody settlement had been reached between Angelina Jolie and Brad Pitt in their divorce case. However, last Friday, Pitt filed papers with the court that clearly indicate that the divorce and child custody battle is still on.

The announcement of their marriage, and then their divorce, each have caused a media frenzy as the couple has been one of the most popular celebrity couples of all time. The erroneous report claimed that Brad had agreed to let Angelina have primary custody, and to only have visitation rights for himself. For those that thought this sounded off, you were right.

Musical artist Ludacris has been battling over custody of his three-year-old daughter with baby mama Tamika Fuller since early 2015. The battle has been anything but cordial. This week, however, the battle went from nasty to interesting with the judge's most recent ruling in favor of Ludacris.

The judge presiding over the custody battle ruled that Ludacris, who was awarded full custody last year, has final say over what pictures of their daughter that Fuller can post on social media. Basically, if Ludacris sees a picture of their daughter on social media that was posted by Fuller, he can force her to take it down if he doesn't approve. This ruling is rather unique, especially considering it was issued in favor of a man named Ludacris!

5 Child Actors Who Were Emancipated

The stories of kids becoming emancipated from their parents are rather rare. In Hollywood, though, it is not uncommon for the young actors and actresses to seek emancipation. The reason young actors seek emancipation usually revolves around two main reasons: financial mismanagement of their earnings, and getting around child labor laws.

While some of the stars below that were emancipated had the blessings of their parents, others sought their freedom over parental objections and ruined relationships.

Madonna and her ex-husband, Guy Ritchie, settled their bitter, nine-month-long child custody battle over their 16-year-old son Rocco. According to TMZ, the former celebrity couple was due in court on Wednesday to argue over custody. Rather than battle it out in court, the former couple worked out a settlement agreement that will allow Rocco to stay in London with his father.

Rocco left Madonna's custody on his own during her world tour. While the tour was in Europe, Rocco traveled to London to stay with his father. When Madonna returned home to New York, Rocco refused to come home and Ritchie's attorney explained that Rocco expressed his preference to live with his father in London.

Top Celebrities Choose Surrogacy to Become Parents, Should You?

For people who cannot have their own children or are having difficulties doing so, surrogacy is an option. Many celebrities, including Nicole Kidman, Jimmy Fallon, and Robert DeNiro have employed surrogate mothers to carry and bear their children and surrogacy is increasingly gaining acceptance as a method of addressing infertility and obstacles to conception.

But finding, choosing, and using a surrogate mother can be complicated. Given the very emotional nature of this kind of deal, it's important that the contract be drafted by an expert who understands what is at stake and can protect the parties' interests.

Sandra Bullock Adopts Child out of Foster Care

Sandra Bullock has adopted a second child. She spoke to People about her daughter, Laila, who had been in foster care in Louisiana, and her son Louis, 5, who was adopted in 2010.

"I can tell you absolutely, the exact right children came to me at the exact right time," Bullock said. "My family is blended and diverse, nutty, and loving and understanding. That's a family."

It seems Kourtney Kardashian has finally said that enough is enough.

The often overshadowed Kardashian sister has finally broken it off with her longtime boyfriend Scott Disick. Rumors of the split have been simmering for a while since Scott was spotted in Monaco with another woman. Reports claim that Kourtney had enough of Scott's partying and drinking, so she ended the relationship.

What could this mean for the kids?

Custody battles are nasty. One judge ordered Kelly Rutherford's children to live in Monaco with their dad. Another judge ruled that Rutherford could bring the children back to the United States. Then, yet another judge halts the temporary custody order. What's going on?

Does Kelly Rutherford have custody of her kids or not?

Divorce battles are nasty. However, it seems like celebrity divorces take the nastiness to a whole other level.

Bill O'Reilly and his ex-wife, Maureen McPhilmy, divorced back in 2011. However, their custody battle has dragged out for three long bitter years. Recently specific allegations have surfaced. Allegedly, O'Reilly's daughter witnessed her father dragging McPhilmy down a staircase by the neck. Reports also claim that O'Reilly tried to use his influence with the Nassau County Police Department to investigate McPhilmy and her new beau, a Nassau County Police detective.

Weirdest of all, O'Reilly apparently also tried to get McPhilmy excommunicated from the Roman Catholic Church.