“Stuttering John" Melendez is suing SiriusXM Radio for using his archived hot-button interviews with the likes of the Dalai Lama, Ringo Starr and Mike Tyson without compensation and in violation of his publicity rights.
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Mark David Chapman has been denied parole for the 11th time. Chapman murdered John Lennon outside his Manhattan apartment in 1980. Officials said Chapman was denied after being interviewed by a parole board Aug. 19. Chapman shot and killed the former Beatle hours after Lennon autographed an album for him. The 65-year-old Chapman is serving a 20-years-to-life sentence at Wende Correctional Facility, east of Buffalo. According to Newser, Chapman's next parole hearing is scheduled for 2022.
Items belonging to some of the music world's biggest stars, including Billie Eilish, Elton John, Robert Plant and U2, are to go under the auctioneer's hammer in Beverly Hills next week to raise money for musicians struggling to made ends meet in the coronavirus pandemic. Gloria Tso has more.