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Few cars are as synonymous with a movie as the DeLorean DMC-12 is with the Back to the Future franchise. After all, as Doc Brown said, "If you're going to build a time machine into a car, why not do it with some style?!" Perhaps because the DeLorean Motor Company flamed out so quickly and famously, the DMC-12 has remained one of the most iconic automobiles in history, along with its flux capacitor and 1.21 gigawatts of power needed for time travel.

But who owns the rights to that iconic image? The matter seemed to be resolved in 2015, when John DeLorean's widow Sally signed settlements with the current iteration of the DeLorean Motor Company and Universal Studios divvying up the rights and royalties to the company name and the car itself. Sally DeLorean sued DMC this year, however, claiming the company underpaid royalties owed to her, but a judge has dismissed that suit, citing the earlier settlement. Here are the details.

Spotify Dumps R. Kelly

With social media, the court of public opinion has grown in power and prestige. And movements like the #MeToo campaign have gained speed and effectiveness in holding people accountable for their deplorable actions. Accusations that garner attention via social media sometimes lead to criminal charges, as Harvey Weinstein can attest to.

But what happens when there seem to be credible accusations and a social outcry, but no criminal charges have been filed, or charges don't stick? R. Kelly seems to be experiencing that scenario as Spotify has dumped him from their playlists amid many claims of sexual abuse.

Prince's Doctor Fined $30K for Illegal Drug Prescription

Many Prince fans are still reeling from the singer's death two years ago. Whether your favorite Prince song was "Purple Rain," "When Doves Cry," or a lesser known hit, the news of his death at age 57 was a shock. While investigators are still deciding whether or not to charge anyone with a crime in that tragedy, one of Prince's doctors has been fined $30K for writing what authorities call an illegal prescription.

Bill O'Reilly's Settlement Terms Revealed

It's been a rough year for Bill O'Reilly. Last April, he was forced out of Fox News after more than 20 years with the network. At the center of the firing were investigations into allegations of sexual harassment and other inappropriate behavior by the long-time conservative anchor. It was revealed that O'Reilly had entered into numerous settlements with women who had accused him of inappropriate behavior. Now, despite O'Reilly's best legal efforts, a federal judge has ruled that those settlement terms can be revealed to the public.

Farrah Abraham Drops $5 Million 'Sex Shaming' Suit

Farrah Abraham, one of the stars of the MTV show Teen Mom OG, has dropped her lawsuit against the makers of the show. The reason for dropping her $5 million dollar lawsuit? She reached a settlement.

Celebrities -- they're just like us! Like us, they have reality TV shows based on being the offspring of one of O.J. Simpson's attorneys. Like us, their sex tapes get "leaked" to the internet and they have 72-day marriages to NBA players. And just like us, their insurance companies handle fender benders for them.

TMZ is reporting that a lawsuit against Kim Kardashian stemming a traffic accident on Sunset Boulevard in 2014 has been settled by Kardashian's insurance company. But for how much?

This past week, Sir Paul McCartney was finally able to regain the copyrights to much of the Beatles' music catalog. The acquisition was part of a confidential settlement agreement related to a lawsuit filed this past January by McCartney seeking to regain individual songs that would meet the 56-year-old requirement in 2018.

The Beatles first single, Love Me Do, was released in 1962. So, by next year, the songs on that first album would be 56 years old. Under the Copyright Act, artists have the right to regain their copyrights after 56 years (or 35 years depending on the date of copyright), which cannot be waived by agreement.

Last week, it was reported that the lawsuit filed by Tomi Lahren against TheBlaze and Glen Beck has settled. While there is no disclosure as to any dollar figures, or whether there was even a payout at all, Lahren did walk away with something rather significant: her Facebook profile page which was allegedly being held hostage by TheBlaze.

Lahren had filed suit as a result of being removed from Beck's program. Although she was still being paid under her contract, the lawsuit claimed that she had been wrongfully terminated for expressing views contrary to Beck and TheBlaze's opinion. Specifically, Lahren expressed a pro-choice stance on abortion which was premised upon not being a hypocrite when it came to favoring less government regulation.

Celebrity chef Jose Andres has finally been able to settle the 2015 lawsuit filed against him by President Donald Trump's business organization. Andres was sued for withdrawing his plans to put a restaurant in the Trump International Hotel in Washington D.C. after President Trump made controversial, pejorative statements about Mexicans and other immigrants while on the campaign trail. After being served with the $10 million lawsuit for breach of contract, Andres fired back with an $8 million countersuit. Both Trump's case and Andres' case are now over.

Andres was not alone in pulling out of Trump's hotel over the derogatory statements calling Mexican immigrants "rapists" and "killers," and over anti-immigrant policies the Trump campaign was rallying behind. Another celebrity restaurateur, Geoffrey Zakarian, also abandoned plans for the same reason as Andres, and was also sued by Trump's business organization. The case against Zakarian also settled shortly after Andres' settlement.

Did you read the news today? Well, last week anyway ... Sean Lennon, son of the Beatles frontman, was unable to get the parents of actress Marisa Tomei, who happen to be Lennon's NYC nextdoor neighbors, to see it his way, but nevertheless they were able to work it out. For nearly two years, the famous neighbors were fighting it out in court over whether Lennon should have to remove a massive 60 foot tall tree on his property that was literally destroying the Tomei's home with its roots.

Despite Lennon's insistence on just letting the tree be, he has dropped his appeal and finally agreed to comply with the September 2016 court order requiring him to remove the offending tree. Additionally, as part of the confidential settlement, Lennon will likely be paying a portion of the $14 million the Tomeis were seeking for the damage already done by the tree.