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Star Raps: Why We Give Celebrities The Spotlight In Our Blogs

Celebrities love the spotlight. Whether at the latest movie premiere or at the trendiest dinner spot in LA, most of Hollywood's elite can't seem to get enough attention. They also get lots of attention (mostly unwanted) from the law. But why would a legal website such as ourselves dedicate an entire blog to the legal happenings of celebrities?

A couple of reasons. To begin with, we are just as entertained by celebrities as many of our readers are. So when a celebrity couple files for divorce or Hulk Hogan sues over a sex tape, or the Lohan family does pretty much anything, we are presented with the unique opportunity to apply our legal expertise to a trending pop culture issue.

Writing about celebrities also gives us a chance to reach an entire audience we may never have reached otherwise. In fact, some of our most popular blogs of this year were celebrity-based posts! These include: former Teen Mom Amber Portwood giving full custody to Gary Shirley, country music star Randy Travis and his public intoxication charge and coverage of the death of 19-year-old rapper Lil Phat.

So maybe celebrities are not just like us when it comes to their everyday lifestyle, but one thing our Celebrity Justice blog has taught us is that they certainly are not above the law. And more importantly, celebrities legal issues are a fantastic way to learn about the law. Less about the celebrity or the specific case, our blogs look at the legal ramifications of their actions -- whether the case involves celebrities breaking the law or just taking some type of legal action.

On our FindLaw.com site, there really is a blog for everyone and for this employee Celebrity Justice is it! So be sure to check out our Celebrity Justice blog and you will not only stay up to date on what's happening in Hollywood, but also learn a little something about the law while doing it.