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YG 'Meet the Flockers' Song Inspired L.A. Burglars to Hit Homes

4/29/2017 1:00 AM PDT
EXCLUSIVE

The LAPD brass is furious at rapper YG for a song that inspired at least 3 guys to burglarize a number of homes in the L.A. area.

Law enforcement sources tell us ... the 3 guys -- 2 of whom are 18 and one 19 -- committed burglaries in the San Fernando Valley recently and were arrested this week after one of the heists.

Each guy was interviewed by LAPD detectives and each one told cops they got the idea to burglarize homes by listening to YG's song, "Meet the Flockers."

The lyrics certainly sound like a road map. For example ...

First, you find a house and scope it out
Find a Chinese neighborhood, cause they don't believe in bank accounts
Second, you find a crew and a driver, someone who ring the doorbell
And someone that ain't scared to do what it do

Some members of the brass and many LAPD detectives are incensed at YG, saying the song is irresponsible. 

Some YG fans have created their own music videos of the song, mimicking what would-be burglars should do.

'Miracle' Star Michael Mantenuto Fought ISIS During Final Army Mission ... 'Something Happened Over There'

4/29/2017 12:50 AM PDT
EXCLUSIVE


Michael Mantenuto
 jumped from playing an American hero in a movie to being one in real life -- fighting ISIS with the Green Berets during his final year in the Army.

Michael played Jack O'Callahan in Disney's "Miracle" before leaving Hollywood to join the Army in 2010. We did some digging and found out he was deployed last year for Operation Inherent Resolve ... which took on ISIS in Iraq and Syria.

As we reported ... 35-year-old Michael committed suicide earlier this week. The coroner in Des Moines, WA says he shot himself while sitting in his car.

Michael's father told us his son was different when he returned from action -- "Something happened over there. He saw something."

The actor-turned-soldier excelled in the military. He was a Communications Sergeant with the elite 1st Special Forces Group -- the Green Berets -- and earned several commendations including the Achievement Medal with 2 Oak Leaf Clusters and a Global War on Terrorism Service Medal.

The Army is running its own investigation into Sgt. Mantenuto's death.

Stars and Scars You Be the Judge

4/29/2017 12:45 AM PDT

Chris Soules is in big trouble after his fatal car crash, and Ja Rule is in hot water after his festival fiasco. So we gotta ask ...

NeNe Leakes Close to Signing 'RHOA' Deal And Spinning Another

4/29/2017 12:40 AM PDT
EXCLUSIVE

NeNe Leakes is inching closer to striking a deal for her return to "The Real Housewives of Atlanta" ... and it might lead to a starring role on a new show.

Sources close to production tell us ... NeNe's ready to come back for season 10 of 'RHOA' but hasn't signed the paperwork yet. We're told Bravo's trying to sweeten the deal by working with her on a spin-off ... à la Kim Zolciak's "Don't Be Tardy."

There's also the matter of money. We know NeNe wants to be paid as much as, if not more than, Kim. Our sources say Leakes will only return to 'RHOA' as a part-time cast member. Once again ... just like Kim.

Season 10 is about to be amazing.

Jimmy John's Cashier Dude Who Robbed Me's a Bitch! Gun Didn't Scare Me

4/29/2017 12:30 AM PDT
EXCLUSIVE

The Jimmy John's cashier who didn't flinch when a robber put a gun in his face has a simple explanation for his cool reaction -- dude seemed like a total rookie.

We spoke to Tuker Murray -- Assistant GM at the Kansas City, MO shop, and he told us he never feared for his life, despite staring down the barrel of the handgun. Surveillance video of the Wednesday night confrontation went viral when KCPD released it.

Tuker says there was nothing intimidating about the perp. And get this ... when we told him the gun had actually jammed (you can see it in the video), he said his response would have been even ballsier.

The suspect, 54-year-old Terry Rayford, got away with $280. He's since been caught, and turns out he wasn't a rook at all.

Redskins 1st Round Pick Proposed to GF ... Days Before NFL Draft

4/29/2017 12:25 AM PDT
Exclusive Details

Jonathan Allen's having a helluva month!!!

Not only was he the 1st round pick for the Washington Redskins on Thursday ... but now we've learned he got engaged just 11 days before the draft!

Click here... it's not over yet

Celebrity V-Cuts Guess Who!

4/29/2017 12:10 AM PDT

V-Cut (v-/kut/) noun 1. The ever so defining V-shaped lines that run from above the hip bone at a downward angle towards the groin, typically found below the abs and above the pubic region.

Used in a sentence: "Shred through the shirtless shots and see if you can guess the sexy star behind the V-cut."

Ciara & Russell Wilson Welcome Baby girl

4/28/2017 10:05 PM PDT

Ciara and Russell Wilson are the proud parents of a new baby girl ... the couple's first child together.

The singer and Seattle Seahawks QB both posted a photo of a pregnant Ciara Saturday welcoming Sienna Princess Wilson with the caption, "No matter how big the wave, we will always be your calm in the storm. We love you." Sienna came in at 7 lbs and 13 oz. 

The baby is Russell's first and Ciara's second ... she's got a 2-year-old son with rapper Future

'Vanderpump Rules' Scheana Shay Divorce Finalized She's Paying Ex $50k

4/28/2017 5:14 PM PDT
EXCLUSIVE

"Vanderpump Rules" star Scheana Shay and her now ex-husband finalized their divorce, and she's the one who will have to shell out a chunk of cash.

Here's what she gets to keep:

- 2016 Ford Explorer, with a $49k note 
- '09 Nissan worth $19k
- bank account with $1k in it
- a retirement fund worth $31k

Mike Shay gets to keep an '05 GMC Sierra, and Scheana has to fork over the $50k to balance out their assets.

Scheana filed for divorce in November simultaneously cutting Mike off from their credit cards because she feared he'd fallen off the wagon and cleaned out their bank account.

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Most Celebs Protect Their Kids From The Paparazzi... Naya Rivera Does THIS

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Chris Soules Lawyers Gunning for Media In Fatal Car Crash Case

4/28/2017 4:42 PM PDT
EXCLUSIVE

Chris Soules' lawyers are going after the Sheriff's Dept. and prosecutors, clearly trying to establish they're in bed with the media by leaking damaging information about Chris that could affect his right to a fair trial.

Lawyers for "The Bachelor" star have just filed legal docs looking to find all contact the Sheriffs, prosecutors and other law enforcement agencies involved in the case had with the media. The lawyers want text messages, emails, electronic log books (presumably this includes cell phone calls), journals and appointments between law enforcement and the media.

The docs also ask for any evidence that payment was offered to members of law enforcement for interviews or statements.

The lawyers are demanding law enforcement preserve all these records, presumably so they can be inspected.

As for why ... several reasons. First, Soules' lawyers have already complained media coverage has tainted the case and inaccurately portrayed their client's actions the night of the fatal crash.

There's another reason ... the lawyers may well try and make a case that prosecuting Soules is more about a publicity grab than justice.

DMX Checks into Rehab

4/28/2017 3:36 PM PDT
EXCLUSIVE

DMX is getting help at a rehab facility ... TMZ has learned ... on the heels of postponing concert dates.

Sources connected with DMX tell us he checked himself in Thursday night at a treatment center in Southern California. We're told X went voluntarily, but his manager, Pat Gallo, and ex-wife, Tashera Simmons, had encouraged the move.

The rapper has been to rehab before while battling substance abuse issues for years.

As we first reported, X had to cancel 3 shows this week due to what his rep called a "medical emergency." We're told he flew to Cali to get help because he felt he was "moving to a dark place" and wanted to make sure he stayed on the right path.

Sources at DMX's show in Brooklyn last week tell us he was drinking heavily beforehand.

In a statement, Gallo apologized to X's fans for the postponed shows, and says, "It is important right now that he take some time off to focus on his health so that he can be a better father, friend and entertainer."

He added, "We are eternally grateful for the outpouring of concern and support that has poured in. We ask that you please keep X in your prayers as he embraces your support."

In other news...

Handyman Pleads Guilty To Murder Of Pregnant Food Network Star & Her Husband

The Victims Families Are OUTRAGED At The Light Sentence The Murderer Has Received!

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Machine Gun Kelly Broken Sternum Delays Concert Dates

4/28/2017 1:33 PM PDT
EXCLUSIVE

Machine Gun Kelly is down for the count with broken bones in his chest ... an injury he suffered while shooting a movie last week.

MGK's rep tells TMZ ... he has a contusion and hairline fracture of the sternum (breastbone), and that's why he's had to reschedule the first 3 stops on his tour. Kelly announced the postponements Thursday night on social media, but kept quiet about the injury.

As we reported ... Kelly struggled through a show last weekend in Florida, even walking off stage at one point. Although he finished the show, it was obvious he was in a ton of pain.

Bad timing for the rapper ... his new album, "Bloom," comes out next month ... however, the rep says he's expected to make a full recovery, and Kelly will make up the tour dates.

BTW, the movie he was filming is called "Captive State." We're guessing he'll use a stunt man for any reshoots.

Most Interesting Man in the World Is a Rose All Day Kinda Guy

4/28/2017 1:03 PM PDT

Harsh reality here about Dos Equis' new Most Interesting Man in the World -- dude loves him some rosé!

The new guy, whose name is Augustin Legrand, was chilling Thursday at Sant Ambroeus in NYC's West Village. So, let's see ... he has a French name, and he's at a French restaurant ... so maybe the rosé makes sense.

Sure his beer bosses might not be thrilled with the image, but we're guessing his contract doesn't require him to drink Dos Equis 24/7.

As they say in Paris -- Reste soif, mes amis!


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