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Beyonce Praise Be ... I Own a Church Now!!!

5/20/2018 1:00 AM PDT
EXCLUSIVE

Holy lord ... Beyonce now has her very own church!

Queen Bey's the new owner of a stone structured, 7,500 sq. ft house of God in The Big Easy. The New Orleans church -- which is more than 100 years old -- was listed at $850,000 ... but it's unclear if she got a divine discount.

We're told Beyonce's church was built in the early 1900s, but has been out of commission as a place of worship for some time due to its church members passing away.

Looks like it could be revival time though ... and Beyonce shouldn't have any issues finding folks willing to get in formation and join her congregation. Her sister, Solange, lives nearby, too.

Speaking of ... a San Francisco church held the first ever "Beyonce Mass" a few weeks ago and had more than 900 people show up for it.

Imagine what the turnout would be at the actual Church of Bey.

Shaq I Could've Beaten De La Hoya's Ass ... 'I Held Back'

5/20/2018 12:50 AM PDT
EXCLUSIVE

The Golden Boy ain't gonna like this ...

Shaq says he gave Oscar De La Hoya a pass when the two men fought back in 2009 ... telling TMZ Sports he "held back" on ODLH because he didn't REALLY want to beat up his friend. 

Oscar & Diesel squared off for his old TV show, "Shaq Vs." where the big fella would go up against other pro athletes in their different sports ... with awesome results. 

De La Hoya won via decision ... but when we got O'Neal out in NYC he told our guy he basically took a dive.

"I held back 'cause he was my friend."

Not everybody got the homie treatment though ... Shaq told us he had another fight, this time with boxing great Sugar Shane Mosley where he "turned it up a little."

We found the video -- and yeah, Shaq hit Mosley with some REAL power shots and bullied him around the ring like a rag doll. 

Mosley ended up winning that fight in a 5-round decision (and hit Shaq with some power shots of his own) ... but it's clear Shaq was trying to send a message that he's no joke when it comes to fighting. 

Nikki Bella & John Cena Back Together ... At Least for a Day

5/19/2018 1:29 PM PDT
EXCLUSIVE

John Cena made the trek down to San Diego to try to win Nikki Bella back, but as we reported ... it may take more than just AAdvantage Miles.

Nikki and John were spotted together in the Mission Hills neighborhood of San Diego Saturday, strolling down the street after getting their fix of java.

John has been on a unrelenting campaign to win Nikki back ... after she broke up with him because he would not budge on the issue of having children.

Nikki told us a few days ago she now believes John has had a change of heart and would like for her to have his kids, but she says all the drama has made her question the relationship. She told us she loves John and would like things to work out, but she needs time to think.

It's overcast in Southern California, so we don't know if John commissioned a skywriting plane.

Viral 'Hot Cop' Warns Survivor Cast Members Social Media Will Kill You!!!

5/20/2018 12:40 AM PDT
EXCLUSIVE

The "hot cop" who scored a spot on the new season of 'Survivor' is schooling the other contestants on what he's learned from his 15 minutes of fame by warning them to delete "anything that can bite you in the ass over social media."

TMZ has obtained an email Daniel Rengering fired off in a chain with 12 other 'Survivor' contestants where he admits to creeping on their socials and warning them to "fine-tooth comb" anything that could publicly crucify them online.

Daniel warns the "Internet is a cruel, heartless bitch" where "trolls are going to work twice that hard to tear you down, spread nasty gossip and ruin your reputation."

Daniel's seen it happen firsthand after one of the cops in the photo that made him famous was accused of posting several anti-Semitic remarks to his Facebook in 2011, so it appears Daniel's intentions aren't to gloat, but rather to warn the others.

He also adds, "If a small-town country boy like me can host on the GRAMMYs, Oscars and SAG Awards Red Carpets, from a single viral photo, you guys can turn this opportunity into so much more."

Afroman Settles Lawsuit With Punching Victim

5/20/2018 12:30 AM PDT
EXCLUSIVE

Afroman won't have to go back to court for punching a woman onstage, because he's settled the lawsuit with the victim ... TMZ has learned.

The trial was set to begin Tuesday, but sources close to the case confirm that it's been taken off the calendar ... code for settlement.

Haley Byrd sued both Afroman and Kress Live, the company that owns the venue where Afroman had been performing in 2015 when Haley crashed the stage and got decked by the rapper. She suffered a concussion from the blow.

Afroman already pled guilty to assault, avoiding jail time and getting off with only anger management classes and drug testing. He had blamed the incident on the venue and its lack of security.

No word on the terms of the settlement.

Sylvester Stallone Would Knock Out Hulk Hogan ... Says Sly's Wife

5/20/2018 12:20 AM PDT
EXCLUSIVE

Sylvester Stallone's wife is weighing in on the whole Sly vs. Hulk Hogan debate -- saying she's confident if the two ever fought, it would be "Rocky III" all over again! 

Remember, Hulk recently told us he's picking HIMSELF if the two men ever locked horns -- despite the fact Stallone's still a physical freak at 71 years old. 

So, when we saw Jennifer Flavin at LAX ... we had to get her take -- and shocker, she's picking Sly. 

"Sly's got heart," Flavin told us ... "I'm always gonna be on Team Sly."

For the record, Hulk's got the size advantage ... 6'7" and 300 lbs. 

Stallone's only reportedly 5'10" and 195-ish pounds. 

Didn't matter in "Rocky III" though ... when Balboa choked out a raging Thunderlips like a little bitch. 

Good times ... 

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Stars and Scars You Be the Judge

5/19/2018 12:55 AM PDT


Meghan Markle
's family provided way more drama than the Royal Wedding, and let's face it ... we hear Laurel. So, we gotta ask ...

Cannes' Craziest Looks Guess Who!

5/20/2018 12:10 AM PDT

From sheer and shiny to the wild cut-outs ... stars have historically flocked to Cannes in nearly nothing!

Scroll through our gallery to catch a glimpse at the all-time craziest looks from France, and see if you can guess which famous bod is in the flashy photo!

T.I. Not Sweating Gated Community Arrest ... It'll Work Itself Out

5/19/2018 6:10 PM PDT
EXCLUSIVE

T.I.'s letting things play out regarding his arrest last week after an incident with the security guard in his gated community ... but doesn't seem too concerned.

We got Tip at Reagan National Airport in D.C. Saturday and asked if he felt like the guard or cops had it out for him ... but he's not willing to say that. He tells us he hasn't received an apology from his homeowner's association ... but he's not tripping either.

The rapper does reiterate some points he made to the arresting officer while he was in jail, though ... telling us he's a taxpaying citizen and resident in the community where he got cuffed -- so the security guard wasn't doing his job.

We broke the story ... the guard called 911 and said he was threatened by T.I., who could be heard getting heated in the background. T.I. tells us the guard cursed at his wife and wouldn't let him in without justification ... and also claims he was asleep on the job.

Prince Harry & Meghan Markle New Duds and a Fancy Car For the After-Party

5/19/2018 11:59 AM PDT

The Duke and Duchess of Sussex are on their way to the more private evening reception following their Royal Wedding, and they're heading there in style ... James Bond style.

Meghan Markle changed out of her wedding dress into a white sleeveless, high-neck gown by Stella McCartney ... while Prince Harry put on a classic black and white tux that screams 007. The newlyweds left Windsor Castle to head to their second reception, hosted by Prince Charles at Frogmore House.

To top it all off ... the 2 hopped in Prince Charles' silver blue Jaguar E-Type Concept Zero -- which also gives off some strong Bond vibes -- and Harry drove them to the party.

As we reported ... Meghan and Harry got hitched Saturday morning in a wedding that was dramatic and kind of an awesome break from Royal tradition.

Congrats again!

Offset Gnarly Car Crash Injury Pics ... 'I Could Have Been Dead'

5/19/2018 12:58 PM PDT

Offset's injuries from his car accident last week show just how serious it was ... he even admits he's lucky to be alive.

The Migos rapper shared several grisly photos of his busted up face, hands and arms Saturday, and wrote ... "This is why I thank God Every day I could have been dead from this accident thank you all for you prayers all I can say is (G O D I S R E A L G E T W I T H H I M ) H E S A V E S L I V E S."

As we reported ... less than 24 hours after his crash, Offset was back in a recording studio flaunting his bandaged wounds and puffing on a joint.

TMZ broke the story ... the rapper was briefly hospitalized after the wreck. Cops responded, but he had already left the scene. Law enforcement sources tell us there's an investigation into why he left without reporting the accident.

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Prince Harry & Meghan Markle They Got Hitched and it was Awesome!!!

5/19/2018 12:30 AM PDT

The big day has finally come for Prince Harry and Meghan Markle ... Meghan is now a Duchess and the wedding was a dramatic and kinda awesome break from Royal tradition.

Meghan and Harry chose the song "Stand By Me," as an anthem to their nuptials. A Black American Bishop stole the show and she walked half way down the aisle herself as a show of independence.

Meghan is now the Duchess of Sussex ... Harry is the Duke. 

Lots of celebs were on hand, including Oprah, George and Amal Clooney as well as David and Victoria Beckham.

Meghan's dad, Thomas Markle, tells TMZ, "My baby looks beautiful and she looks very happy.  I wish I were there and I wish them all my love and all happiness." Thomas is in California, recovering from heart surgery. He says watching the ceremony was "emotional and joyful."

Meghan's mom was a big hit ... clearly moved by the ceremony as she sat front and center.

Meghan wore a Givenchy wedding gown, designed by Clare Waight Keller, the first female artistic director of the French company. 

It looks like Meghan's not going back to "Suits."

Donald Trump It's Great to Have Melanie Back Home ... I Mean Melania

5/19/2018 12:28 PM PDT
Breaking News

President Trump gave the First Lady a warm welcome back to the White House ... by misspelling her name.

Trump tweeted out the good news Saturday -- Melania's back home after spending several days at Walter Reed National Military Medical Center recovering from a kidney procedure -- but called her Melanie in the process.

The Prez was quick to fix the typo after several of his 52 million Twitter followers called him out for the error, but the damage was already done.

Trump's known for typos, grammatical mistakes and an occasional covfefe in his tweets ... but he always gets the names of family and friends right.

Guess there's a first time for everything.

Welcome home, Melania ... we're glad you're back home and feeling better.

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