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Chris Brown

Baby Mama Claims Deadbeat Dad

He Says She's Money Hungry

5/25/2015 1:00 AM PDT BY TMZ STAFF
EXCLUSIVE

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Chris Brown is at war with his baby mama, who claims he's stopped paying the measly $2,500 a month in child support, and now she's gunning for 6 times that.  

Multiple sources connected with the couple tell TMZ, Chris has been paying baby Royalty's mom, Nia Guzman, the $2,500, but the gravy train stopped in March. Our Chris sources say he stopped paying because Nia demanded $15k a month, which he thinks is ridiculous.

We're told Chris says Nia's treating the baby like a winning lottery ticket, but she claims he's being incredibly cheap and their daughter is suffering as a result. 

We're told Nia's lawyer, Carl Moore, will be filing legal docs in the next 2 weeks demanding back child support and a huge monthly hike.  

We're hearing rumblings of settlement.

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Michelle Rounds to Rosie

I Want Full Custody…

Of Our Baby Pictures

5/25/2015 12:50 AM PDT BY TMZ STAFF
EXCLUSIVE

0522-rosie-odonnell-michelle-rounds-tmzRosie O’Donnell's divorce has gotten so bitter it's gone from fighting in divorce court to battling over the rights to Instagram.

Michelle Rounds is on the attack, claiming she took a picture of their daughter, Dakota, and Rosie had the nerve to post it on Instagram.

Michelle says the law is crystal clear -- she took the pic so she owns the rights to it, and therefore Rosie has no right to post the pic anywhere.

Michelle has contacted Instagram, demanding that the pic be scrubbed from the site. So far the company has taken no action.

Rosie and Michelle are both under a gag order, prohibited from disparaging each other in the media ... social or otherwise. 

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Warren Sapp

Ex-Hookers Schooled Me

On the Street Life

5/25/2015 12:45 AM PDT BY TMZ STAFF
EXCLUSIVE

0518-warren-sapp-mug-shot-1Warren Sapp graduated from the school of hooker hard knocks -- as part of his amazing plea deal in his Phoenix prostitution bust -- and TMZ Sports found out the curriculum.

Sapp got the solicitation charge dropped from the Super Bowl weekend arrest by completing a one day course, and according to his attorney ... the Hall of Famer's class featured some intense guest speakers. Craig Mehrens says Sapp heard from Phoenix PD Vice Squad officers as well as ex-prostitutes.

Both shared their experiences working the streets -- so you might say Sapp got it from both sides ... again.

His next step is getting the assault charge dropped, and Mehrens says Warren will be completing 15 anger management courses over the next few weeks to achieve that. We're told he can attend those classes closer to home in Florida.

By the way, no plea deals for the hookers who got busted with Sapp. They're planning to take their cases to trial in July. 

'Bad Grandpa' Wedding Couple

Adios, Jackass ...

Wife Files For Divorce

5/25/2015 12:40 AM PDT BY TMZ STAFF
EXCLUSIVE

0521-bad-grandpa-callaway-gablePerhaps having 'Bad Grandpa' star Johnny Knoxville trash your wedding isn't the best starting point -- just ask the movie's producer, whose marriage is now in ruins. 

According to the docs, 2 years after Jarrod Brom's wedding was featured in the film -- full of ball slaps and fart pranks -- his wife, Kimberly Peeler has filed divorce papers ... throwing in the towel, which was most likely up someone's butt.

You may recall ... film crews captured Knoxville's character demolishing a champagne tower and destroying the cake during their actual ceremony.

The divorce should be pretty clean though -- they don't have any kids, and in the docs Kimberly says there are no assets to split.

If Knoxville pops up in divorce court ... that would be awesome.

TMZ's Beachin' Baby

PHOTO CONTEST

THE FINAL 5!

5/25/2015 12:30 AM PDT BY TMZ STAFF

0522_beachin_baby_contest_final_5_launch3The salty snapshots have been narrowed down to five in our annual Beachin' Baby Photo Contest  ... but vote wisely because one of them is shore to score and it's up to you to pick the pic!

Which of these beachin' photos should score the $250 prize and some great gifts from TMZ?

**CLICK HERE for contest rules and regulations!**

Farrah Abraham

Mackenzie McKee

Can Go Fund Herself

5/25/2015 12:20 AM PDT BY TMZ STAFF
EXCLUSIVE

Farrah Abraham has to get something off her chest about Mackenzie McKee’s C-cup campaign -- buy your own boobs!

Our photog spotted Farrah sipping cocktails at the Mondrian Hotel in LA and asked about her fellow "Teen Mom" alum's breast implant fundraiser. McKee's asking for contributions toward her $5k boob job on MyFreeImplants.com. Last we looked she raised around $25. 

Farrah threw some serious shade on Mackenzie, saying she's a mooch.

The former sex tape star even clued us in on how much she paid for her boobs, and it’s not as much as you think.

In other news...

Courtney Stodden's Mother Looks Exactly Like You Thought She'd Look

Let's just say the apple doesn't fall far from the tree.

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Ben Stiller's Mom Dies

Anne Meara

Dead at 85

5/24/2015 1:19 PM PDT BY TMZ STAFF
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0524-ben-stiller-anne-meara-GETTY-01Actress and comedian Anne Meara -- who famously co stared with her husband Jerry Stiller for more than 60 years -- has died at the age of 85.

Anne's family, including her son Ben Stiller released a statement on Sunday regarding her passing. They did not mention a cause of death. 

Meara was famous for performing on "The Ed Sullivan Show" in the 1960s with her husband Jerry Stiller, and also had recurring roles on "All My Children" and "The King of Queens." She co stared with Ben in the 2006 film 'Night at the Museum."

Anne's death was first reported by the AP.

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James Harden

Officially Under Lil B's Spell ...

The Curse Is On!

5/24/2015 10:55 AM PDT BY TMZ STAFF
EXCLUSIVE

0524-lil-b-james-harden-GETTY-01As if being down 3 games to zero wasn't hard enough -- Houston Rockets star James Harden now has to contend with the so-called "Based God curse" ... which is now officially on him, according to Lil B.

The rapper tells TMZ Sports he put the hex on Harden when he failed to apologize or give proper credit to Lil B for his "cooking it up" dance. B says, "He's cursed for the rest of the playoffs and further notice until he speaks on what dance celebration he's doing and where it comes from."

The curse has become the talk of the NBA playoffs, and couldn't come at a worst time for Harden ... whose Rockets are on the brink of elimination after getting crushed by the Golden State Warriors yesterday, 115-80. 

If, like most reasonable people, you're not buying this curse biz -- Lil B points out he gave Harden a final warning before yesterday's blowout, and ... "he lost by 35 points to match the jersey number of his former teammate [Kevin Durant] who is actively cursed right now."

Lil B famously threw the curse on KD last year. Now he's injured. 

B says he didn't want this to happen, and still hopes Harden has a change of heart. He adds ... "The Based God can take off his curse at anytime."

Reality? Harden's chances of coming back from 3-0 are already slim to none -- cursed or not.

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'Gossip Girl' Star Kelly Rutherford

Awarded Temporary Custody Of Her Kids

5/24/2015 9:49 AM PDT BY TMZ STAFF
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0524-kelly-rutherford-kids-INSTAGRAM-01Kelly Rutherford has finally won a battle in her 3 year war to get her kids back from her ex-husband, and on U.S. soil -- at least in a California court, but it reams to be seen if Monaco will honor the deal. 

On Friday a California judge granted her custody of 8-year-old son Hermes and 6-year-old daughter Helena. The children have been living in France and Monaco with their father Daniel Giersch since 2012.

The Califronia ruling only says Kelly has the right to bring the children back to the U.S. while the custody battle continues. The problem is, it's unclear weather Monaco courts will honor the California ruling.

Earlier this month, Kelly came on TMZ Live and told us Giersch had "habitual residents" status for the children ... meaning they could not be removed from Monoco. 

In other news...

Mimi's Kids Keep Getting Cuter And Cuter!

The older Mariah Carey's kids get, the more adorable they are!

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Mama June

Bring 'Honey Boo Boo' Back

Or I'll Sue for a Million Bucks!!!

5/24/2015 1:00 AM PDT BY TMZ STAFF
EXCLUSIVE

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Mama June has given TLC an ultimatum -- either put "Here Comes Honey Boo Boo" back on the air, or she'll sue the network for treating her far more harshly than the Duggar family. 

Mama June's lawyer tells TMZ, he gave the network the demand Friday, claiming the family's rights were violated when TLC yanked the show hours after TMZ posted a pic of June with convicted child molester Mark McDaniel. They say Josh Duggar's conduct was far worse, with fewer consequences.

The attorney told TLC the family is willing to work for the same terms as before and they are all on board.

The lawyer told TLC he'd be happy to resolve the matter in court ... where he believes he can score a $1 million jury verdict. 

The attorney says if he doesn't get any action in the next week, he'll file the lawsuit.

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Byron Allen

President Obama

'White President in Black Face'

5/24/2015 8:04 AM PDT BY TMZ STAFF
EXCLUSIVE

TV mega-mogul Byron Allen trashed President Obama Saturday night, essentially calling him an Uncle Tom, accusing him of not acting "like a black man."

Allen, a major TV producer who often programs for minority audiences, said he was outraged Obama referred to the Baltimore rioters as "thugs."

Allen warned Obama, "remember who you are," telling him, "It's OK to be President and a black man."

And then Allen goes for the jugular, saying Obama is a "white President in black face."

So we gotta ask ...  

'Beautiful Mind'

Inspiration for Movie

Killed in Taxi Crash

5/24/2015 7:06 AM PDT BY TMZ STAFF

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The Nobel Prize-winning mathematician who was the inspiration for Russell Crowe's character in "A Beautiful Mind" is dead, along with his wife, after a fatal taxi crash.

John Forbes Nash, Jr. and his wife Alicia were in the back of a cab on the New Jersey Turnpike when the driver tried to pass another car and lost control.  The taxi crashed into the guard rail and both Nash and his wife were ejected.   They were not wearing seat belts. 

Nash was a brilliant mathematician who battled paranoid schizophrenia ... a character well-played by Crowe in the 2001 movie, which won an Oscar for Best Picture.

Nash won the Nobel Prize for Economics in 1994 for his work in game theory. He taught at Princeton and MIT.

Nash was 86.  Alicia was 82.  They were married for 60 years.

RIP.

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Kris Jenner

Hammered for NOT Using N-Word

5/24/2015 7:28 AM PDT BY TMZ STAFF

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Kris Jenner is actually being criticized for NOT using the n-word.

Kris congratulated Kim and Kanye on their 1-year anniversary Saturday, reminiscing about the uber-fancy wedding in Florence following a blow-out party in Versailles. 

Kris posted, "Kanye treated us to fireworks ... And if you listen closely ... his huge hit song "Great People in Paris ..."  She didn't want to use the real title, "(N-word) in Paris."

Some people are railing on Kris, grousing, "Things white people say," and others calling her "ignorant." 

You can't win for losing.

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