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Heir to Frito-Lay Potato Chips

Found Dead

51 minutes ago BY TMZ STAFF

0904-carter-lay-tmz-01Carter Lay, an heir to the Frito-Lay potato chip empire, was found dead in his L.A. home Thursday.

Cops tell TMZ they got a call around noon for an unconscious male.  When they arrived they found Carter in his bedroom, unresponsive. CPR failed and he was pronounced dead on the  scene.

Carter was the grandson of Herman Lay -- the founder of Frito-Lay. The company is valued at $13.1 billion, according to Forbes.

An autopsy is underway.  We're told there is nothing suspicious surrounding his death.

A friend of Lay tells TMZ he recently beat leukemia.

Carter, who has 2 kids, was 44.



Khloe Kardashian

No Place in My Life for Tramps

39 minutes ago BY TMZ STAFF

Khloe Kardashian has deep love for her dad, but she's glad he's finally getting off her butt.

Khloe posted a video of a laser removing the "Daddy" ink honoring her late father Robert Kardashian. Nothing against her pops ... just the geography.

It'll take 7-12 trips to the removalist for the whole thing to disappear.

She better get started on that Lamar ink on her wrist ... STAT!


Joan Rivers

Her Death ...

One Year Later

55 minutes ago BY TMZ STAFF

Joan Rivers died a year ago today, and a lot has happened:

1. Melissa Rivers filed a wrongful death lawsuit against Yorkville Endoscopy, the clinic where Rivers went into cardiac arrest during a throat procedure. The case is pending.

2. The feds blocked the clinic from getting Medicare and Medicaid payments.

3. The New State Dept. of Health determined the clinic screwed up by administering an improper amount of propofol to Joan. The Dept. also concluded Yorkville's crash cart was lacking a certain drug that could have helped save Joan's life.

4. Joan's personal doctor, Dr. Gwen Korovin, was also put on the hot seat. The Dept. of Heath said Korovin was in the operating room without authorization, despite her claims she was invited. Melissa's suing her as well. 

5. A big deal was made of the fact that someone took a selfie during the ill-fated procedure. Dr. Korovin claims she had no idea another doctor was taking a pic, but Melissa says the photo was taken at Korovin's behest.

6. "Fashion Police" replaced Rivers with Kathy Griffin, but that ended in disaster. Griffin quit and the show went on hiatus, but returned on Monday, August 31. Melissa's now the host.



Tom Brady

Hot Stadium Visit From Gisele

... After Deflategate Victory

9/4/2015 10:20 AM PDT BY TMZ STAFF
breaking news

0904_Gisele-Bundchen_Physical-Therapy-in-Boston_famflynetWhat better way to celebrate kicking the NFL's ass ... than by celebrating with your smokin' hot supermodel wife?!?

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50 Cent

Judge, Please Don't Shut Off My Electric

9/4/2015 10:21 AM PDT BY TMZ STAFF


50 Cent does not want to suffer in the dark ... which is why he's asking a bankruptcy judge to keep the utility company from shutting down his massive unit.  

50's in a corner ... the bankruptcy judge has him in a straitjacket, prohibiting the mogul from paying even the most basic bills without court approval. He's asking for permission to pay his electric, gas, trash removal, cable, Internet and phone bills so he doesn't get shut down. 

And this is interesting ... between gas and electric, 50 drops an average of $10,597 a month. Remember, he has a 50,000 square foot mansion in Connecticut which he bought from Mike Tyson.

We're thinking ... don't air condition the whole house ... you're in bankruptcy!  


Blac Chyna

Breaks Up with Money Team Boxer

... We Never Got to Bang

9/4/2015 9:58 AM PDT BY TMZ STAFF


Bad news for one of Floyd Mayweather's BFFs ... boxer J'Leon Love and Blac Chyna are officially dunzo ... and the worst part of all -- they never got to consummate the relationship.

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In other news...

Miranda Lambert Takes On Taylor Swift

Lambert had no cares in the world while mouthing off to T. Swift


Brutal McDonald's Beatdown

Teen Arrested

For Battery

9/4/2015 9:14 AM PDT BY TMZ STAFF
breaking news

A Louisiana teen could face Mc-Jail time after a video surfaced of her violently pulling a McDonald's employee through a drive-thru window. 

17-year-old Kailin Holland was arrested and booked for second degree battery. Cops say they used the video and witnesses to track down Holland and 3 passengers who they say were instigators.

It appears Holland had long-standing beef with the Mickey D's employee. 

Holland's 3 passengers have been ordered to appear in court for disturbing the peace and battery.

No break today for them. 



Damon Wayans

Tracy Morgan Got $90 Million from Walmart

9/4/2015 9:04 AM PDT BY TMZ STAFF


Tracy's rep tells TMZ, the terms of Tracy's settlement with Walmart are confidential, adding, "Tracy has had no contact with Mr. Wayans since before the accident so there is no way he would be able to know this and thus is false."update_grey_gray_bar

Damon Wayans dropped a bombshell on Charlamagne Tha God's show, The Breakfast Club, saying Tracy Morgan settled his lawsuit with Walmart for $90 million. It was previously reported the money would be paid out over 5 years. 

Damon casually mentioned the figure during a discussion about comedians who have the financial independence to do comedy on their own terms.

When you watch the clip, it's pretty clear this was not a premeditated statement ... it came out of Damon's mouth as stream of consciousness.


Business Insider reported on Monday Tracy bought a $14 million home in New Jersey.

Morgan was severely injured in the crash caused by a Walmart truck driver more than a year ago. He suffered brain and other injuries but has bounced back remarkably.


19-Inch Penis

First Video ...

9/4/2015 1:00 AM PDT BY TMZ STAFF

Roberto Esquivel Cabrera just got an offer that could earn him a fortune ... all because he has a 19-inch penis.

We're told Vivid Entertainment approached the 52-year-old Mexican citizen in an attempt to negotiate a deal for a sex tape, but it's complicated by language barrier, expectations of money and basic anatomy challenges.

We got this video of Cabrera documenting his life, showing the proportions of his penis and even its weight. For the record it's TWO POUNDS.

It's an amazing story ... Cabrera says he carries a heavy burden ... his penis has cost him relationships, jobs and it's too large for him to kneel in church and pray.

In other news...

Kelly Rowland Is VICIOUS At Serena William's Match

Kelly looks VERY TERRIFYING sitting court side for Serena Williams' game. What's going on?!


Johnny Depp

Victory Lap in Venice

9/4/2015 9:55 AM PDT BY TMZ STAFF

0904-johnny-depp-boat-splashJohnny Depp made a splash in Venice, Italy as he arrived for the famous film festival ... to unveil a film that could be his best work ever. 


Johnny's film, "Black Mass," is by all accounts incredible, and his performance may top everyone's this year. He plays Boston mafioso Whitey Bulger, who was indicted for 19 murders. Bulger, who disappeared for 16 years, was arrested in 2011 in Santa Monica.  

Bulger was reputed to be an FBI informant at one time.

The makings of a great role. 


Ben Affleck, Jennifer Garner

Pic is Deceiving

No Reconciliation

9/4/2015 8:25 AM PDT BY TMZ STAFF
exclusive story


Don't let this photo fool you ... Ben Affleck and Jennifer Garner are not getting back together.

The pic was taken Thursday, and it looks like the former couple is simpatico. But sources closely connected to the couple tell TMZ, there is no reconciliation and no chance for one.

We're told Ben has actually moved out of the family house, where he was staying in the guest quarters. He's currently living in a Pacific Palisades home.

As for the photo, our sources say Ben and Jen are civilized, especially when dealing with issues involving their 3 kids.

As one source says, "The damage is already done. They're leading separate lives."



In other news...

Angelina In Her Twenties Will BLOW YOUR MIND!

Never before seen footage of Angelina Jolie kicking ass as a young girl... This is AMAZING!


NHL's Slava Voynov

Held By Immigration Officials

... Deportation On the Table

9/4/2015 8:27 AM PDT BY TMZ STAFF
breaking news

0904-slava-voynov-tmz-01L.A. Kings star Slava Voynov could be shipped back to Russia -- after immigration officials took him into custody ... following his release from jail stemming from a domestic violence conviction.  

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Donald Sterling's Wife

I'm Only a Billionaire

I Need Alimony!!!

9/4/2015 6:20 AM PDT BY TMZ STAFF


Shelly Sterling might be the richest person in the history of the world to nail her ancient hubby for spousal support. 

Shelly fired off legal docs in her bizarre divorce from her BFF hubby Donald Sterling ... bizarre because they still hang out together, most recently at a Beverly Hills pawn shop. 

0903-shelly-donald-sterling-shopping-splashAs for why Shelly needs spousal support ... it's a conundrum. The Sterling's net worth is estimated at $3 billion -- that includes the $2 billion they pocketed for the Clippers. Since they were married in 1955 -- 2 years before the Dodgers moved from Brooklyn -- each will walk away very, very very very rich.

Donald's the one who filed for divorce, so this may just be Shelly getting her pound of flesh. 

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