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Never one to let celebrity scandals pass without getting involved personally, attorney Gloria Allred is representing a woman that will be filing a sex trafficking lawsuit against former football star Lawrence Taylor, according to reports.

Allred and the alleged sexual trafficking victim, now 18, will formally announce the lawsuit at - what else - a news conference in New York City on Monday.

Lawrence Taylor's accuser said he paid $300 to have sex with her in 2010.

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Lawrence Taylor was indicted on charges of rape, a criminal sexual act, and sexual abuse and endangering the welfare of a child (she was 16 at the time); he eventually pleaded guilty to patronizing a prostitute and one count of sexual misconduct.

He was given probation and registered as a sex offender.

The lawsuit, according to sources, could be the first of its kind filed by an underage sex trafficking victim under the Trafficking Victims Protection Act against a man.

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Happy Thanksgiving to all from The Hollywood Gossip!

What would this holiday be without family, food, football and reflection upon the things we appreciate most ... in the case of THG, that means some of the turkeys we have had the privilege, the honor and the burden of covering in the past year.

We are talking some fowl individuals here ... real bird brains.

Without further ado, THG's Top 10 Turkeys of 2011 ...

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Who will win the 5th Annual Spencer Pratt Thanksgiving Turkey Award!?

10. President Obama and GOP presidential candidates (tie). On a day when we share the blessings this nation has provided us, we'll also share the blame for a polarized electorate and a federal government destined for perennial gridlock.

9. Taylor Armstrong. Refining shamelessness, one episode at a time.

8. Gloria Allred. Loudmouth lawyer for accusers in seemingly every random celebrity scandal always wants to talk turkey ... and gobble up publicity.

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Women's Super Welterweight Boxing Champ Christy Martin, is putting her dukes up outside the ring - against the California State Athletic Commission.

Claiming the organization is sexist and she lost what would have been her 50th win lifetime as a result, Christy and Gloria Allred are taking swift action.

Christy fought Dakota Stone last June at the Staples Center in L.A., and was ahead in points with 51 seconds left when the referee stopped the fight.

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Stone was awarded the win, as the ref felt Christy couldn't continue because her hand was injured. Christy and Gloria certainly don't see it that way.

Gloria claims all Christy did was "momentarily wince," and she wanted to continue, and halting the bout was "an unfair and sexist double standard."

In other words, Allred is saying that the referee would never have stopped a similar fight under the same circumstances if the boxers were male.

She may not have a terrible point there.

Last fall, Christy's then-husband allegedly tried to stab, shoot her and pistol-whip her to death. Now a minor hand injury - in boxing - ends a fight?

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Rachel Uchitel has repaid much of the money Tiger Woods paid her to keep quiet in the aftermath of their affair, and may sue Gloria Allred as a result.

Huh? Relax. It's even more confusing than you think.

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In early 2010, Allred negotiated a $10 million settlement for Rachel, who had planned to hold a news conference and detail her relationship with Tiger.

The mammoth payoff included a confidentiality agreement, which prohibited Rachel Uchitel from talking about Tiger. Ever. Here's where it gets dicey:

The confidentiality clause works the way you think it does. If Rachel spoke about Tiger, she'd have to pay back the money, as well as potential damages.

Several months ago, Tiger's lawyer, Jay Lavely, contacted Gloria regarding Rachel's appearance on Celebrity Rehab, saying they planned to sue over it.

While she never talked specifically about Tiger on the VH1 show, Uchitel's reality show treatment "addiction to love" royally pissed off Woods' camp.

Rachel felt strongly she had not violated the agreement, but Gloria convinced her she would lose if Tiger's attorney pursued the case against her.

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