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Diddy Private Memorial for Kim Porter At Bel-Air Mansion

11/19/2018 7:19 AM PST

Diddy hosted a private memorial to honor Kim Porter -- the mother of 3 of his children -- and the event was filled with friends, family and stories about Kim's life.

More than a hundred people came to Diddy's Bel-Air home Sunday to remember Kim. The house was filled with photos of Porter and the family.  A candle-lit walkway lined the entrance as guests arrived.

French Montana, Mary J. Blige and Pharrell were among the guests. 

There were heaters in the back for comfort ... it's getting cooler in So. Cal.

TMZ broke the story ... Kim was found dead in her Toluca Lake home on Thursday. The 47-year-old mother of 4 had recently fallen ill with the flu, and complained she wasn't feeling well before going to bed Wednesday night.

The official cause of death will take 4 to 6 weeks, when toxicology reports are in.

Tekashi69 Busted by Feds on Racketeering Charges

11/19/2018 5:39 AM PST
EXCLUSIVE

Tekashi69, his recently fired manager and 2 other former associates are in federal custody after getting busted on racketeering charges -- which almost certainly means the rapper's going to prison ... TMZ has learned.

Law enforcement sources tell us ... 6ix9ine was arrested Sunday night by ATF agents in NYC, and the agents also hauled in his ex-manager, Shottie, at the same time. You'll recall Tekashi had just fired Shottie and much of his management team last week.

One of the other suspects arrested is Faheem Walter -- aka Crippy -- who got shot a few weeks ago during the altercation with Tekashi's record label head.

All 4 men are facing racketeering and firearms charges. We're told the investigation was a joint effort by ATF, NYPD and Homeland Security.

It's interesting, Tekashi was on "The Breakfast Club" just last week and admitted he only feared two things ... God and the FBI. 

Tekashi was already skating on thin ice. As we reported, the judge who gave him probation in his child sex case had warned him to keep his nose clean ... or he'd be going straight to prison.

Story developing ...

Jay-Z's '99 Problems' Triggers Police Response for Dom. Violence Call

11/19/2018 1:00 AM PST
EXCLUSIVE

Ever blurted out Jay-Z's famous lyric to "99 Problems"? Bet it's never resulted in cops pointing guns at you ... 'cause that's EXACTLY what happened to one man in Tennessee.

Davon Eddington tells TMZ ... he was in his backyard last week in Spring Hill, Tennessee drinking a beer and talking to his brother on the phone about LeBron James and the Lakers. Davon's brother called him a bandwagon Lakers fan ... to which Davon replied, "I got 99 problems, but a bitch ain't one."

A neighbor, apparently overhearing the conversation, misinterpreted the lyric and told cops he thinks Davon's beating his fiancee -- who, BTW, was upstairs taking a bath. 

According to a police report, obtained by TMZ, cops raced to Davon's home after the caller told them he heard Davon say he had "99 problems and this bitch ain't one."

Davon says cops ultimately got to his house and onto his property with guns drawn before they realized it was a total misunderstanding, to say the least. 

Davon says cops apologized, 'cause it seems he got swatted. Davon kept his cool ... but it seems it's one particular neighbor who is NOT cool with him.

UFC's Rachael Ostovich Attacked, Hospitalized Cops Open Felony Domestic Violence Investigation

11/18/2018 8:49 PM PST
EXCLUSIVE

3:45 AM PT -- Honolulu police tell TMZ Sports they have opened a felony domestic violence investigation. So far, we're told no arrests have been made. 

UFC fighter Rachael Ostovich -- who was scheduled to fight Paige VanZant in January -- was attacked in Hawaii and sources tell us it was so serious, she's being hospitalized for major injuries. 

Multiple sources tell TMZ Sports ... Ostovich was in Honolulu when the incident took place. Our sources tell us she's believed to have suffered a broken orbital bone. 

We're told Ostovich's attacker is someone close to her. 

If Ostovich did, in fact, suffer a broken bone in her face, it would almost certainly mean her January 19 fight with Paige VanZant at the Barclay's Center in Brooklyn would be off. 

We've reached out to Rachael's camp for comment -- so far, no word back.

27-year-old Ostovich is a rising star in the sport -- and the fight with VanZant would undoubtedly be the biggest moment of her career. 

Story developing ... 

Travis Scott Meets Fan with Brain Tumor ... Assist From Swizz Beatz

11/19/2018 7:06 AM PST
EXCLUSIVE

Travis Scott and Swizz Beatz teamed up to grant a fan's wish, setting up a meeting between Travis and the teenager who's been diagnosed with an aggressive brain tumor. 

Travis took time out before his "Astroworld" music festival in Houston to meet Alex Pujols ... who is going to require surgery and possibly chemo and radiation too. He was rocking his "Astroworld" hoodie, and had his brother by his side when he got to meet Travis backstage. 

Swizz wasn't there, but we're told the mega-producer helped set up the meeting after a close friend heard about Alex's condition. 

Alex is getting treatment at Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, and his family decided to travel to Houston before his surgery to check out Travis' concert ... but they had no idea they were in for the huge surprise. 

Clearly, Trav and Swizz boosted the superfan's spirits.  

Kim & Kanye's House Photo Makes it Clear ... Private Firefighting Team Saved Neighborhood

11/19/2018 7:07 AM PST

Pictures don't lie ... and now it's clear how Kim Kardashian and Kanye West saved their neighborhood by hiring a private team of firefighters. 

Kimye's home in Hidden Hills stands intact and unscathed from the disastrous Woolsey fire ... but only by feet. The torched field is a testament to the proximity of the fire.

As we first reported ... Kim and Kanye hired a team of private firefighters to battle the blaze after the fire started to creep up on their pad. The house sits at the end of a cul-de-sac ... if their place went up in flames, it would have started a devastating domino effect on the rest of the neighborhood.

The move paid off big time 'cause Kim and Kanye's $60 million house -- along with countless others on the block -- were saved. But, as you can see, catastrophe came THIS close.

Princess Beatrice Royal Ride Is ... An Uber!!!

11/19/2018 12:40 AM PST
EXCLUSIVE

Some members of the British Royal Family are just like you ... because Princess Beatrice used a ride-sharing app to whisk her away from the airport. 

We got Princess Beatrice on Friday at LAX after flying in from across the pond ... and, we gotta admit, it was a bit shocking when she hailed an Uber.  

Of course, this was no uberX ... Fergie and Andrew's daughter got picked up in a Lexus Hybrid. Regardless, it's nothing like the transportation available to her grandmother, Queen Elizabeth

Props to Beatrice for grabbing the Uber on her own and opening the car door without waiting for the driver, who apparently had no clue he was picking up royalty.  

Beatrice tells us she's in L.A. on business, and it didn't take long for her to get a taste of what the common passenger deals with at one of America's busiest airports ... because she had to walk to another terminal to find her ride!

Turns out, getting an Uber from LAX is confusing for everyone. 

Dana White Cormier's Team Wants Him To Retire I Want Him To Fight Jones

11/19/2018 12:50 AM PST
EXCLUSIVE

Dana White wants to put Jon Jones and Daniel Cormier in the Octagon and lock the door ... but DC's people don't want him to fight "Bones" -- they want him to retire.

TMZ Sports talked to the UFC honcho outside the Montage in L.A. ... and asked him for the lowdown on the DC and Brock Lesnar fight.

Dana told us he ain't sure if the Lesnar fight will happen ... but he does have a massive fight in mind.

Jon Jones vs. Daniel Cormier III.

"I'd obviously like to see Jones and Cormier fight again at heavyweight," White tells us ... "Cormier's team wants him to retire now. They want him to retire right now. I hope we can get 3 more fights out of him."

Remember, DC's repeatedly said he's gonna retire on his 40th birthday -- but that's still 4 months away -- and walking away before was seemingly never an option ... 'til now.

We also talked to Dana about Yair Rodriguez's INSANE last-second KO of the Korean Zombie ... and White says there's never been a better finish -- in MMA, boxing or anywhere else people hit each other.

"I think it's the best knockout in combat sports history. All of combat sports."

French Montana 'No Stylist' Needed, Just My Jeweler And, $100k of Diamonds!!!

11/19/2018 12:30 AM PST
EXCLUSIVE

French Montana really is iced out with "No Stylist" ... which seems to suit him just fine, based on how much lettuce he dropped on new jewelry.

We're told the "No Stylist" rapper scooped up 3 diamond chains and a matching bracelet during an NYC shopping spree with Eric the Jeweler

French threw down $100,000 for the frozen tears, and got his bling personally delivered by Eric for a special fitting. Check out the way Eric carefully places the bling on French. That's the kinda customer service $100k gets ya. 

The flashy ropes are dripping with baguette and emerald-cut diamonds, weighing in at a total of 51 carats for the 3-piece set! The wrist wear's another 7.5 carats. 

Remember ... French won $100k last month when Khabib whooped Conor McGregor's ass, so it looks like he turned his betting slip into diamonds.  

Enzo Amore Booted from WWE's 'Survivor Series' After Firing, Rape Allegation

11/18/2018 5:55 PM PST
Breaking News

Fired WWE star Enzo Amore got tackled to the ground and kicked out of a wrestling event Sunday that he probably (definitely) shouldn't have been at.

The former two-time Crusierweight Champion crashed WWE's 'Survivor Series' and made a fool of himself in the crowd by standing on his chair, holding up his belt ... and screaming A LOT. He was clearly pissed ... but security was having NONE of it, and chased him out the building.

You can see that Enzo briefly got away from guards, and seemed to exit on his accord -- with his hands up, no less. It's unclear if authorities dealt with him outside, but he definitely interrupted things enough to cause a scene. The crowd wasn't diggin' it either.

In footage obtained by Pro Wrestling Sheet, you see Enzo being escorted through the tunnel and right out the exit door. There didn't seem to be much discussion or chastising ... just a good ol' fashioned GTFOH. 

As we reported ... Enzo was accused of rape at the beginning of 2018, and was fired by the WWE shortly after. The Phoenix Police Dept. eventually closed the case, and no charges were filed.

This probably ain't the best way to get back into the ring ... just sayin'.

Stand-Up Comedian Paula Poundstone 'Memba Her?!

11/19/2018 12:01 AM PST

Paula Poundstone shot to stardom in the '90s with her hilarious stand-up comedy specials on HBO and was also showcased on shows like 'Hollywood Squares.' Guess what she looks like now!

President Trump Calls Fire-Ravaged Paradise, CA 'Pleasure' ... 'What a Name'

11/18/2018 5:25 PM PST

President Trump forgot the name of the California town he was visiting, which had just been burned to ashes by wildfires ... calling it "Pleasure" instead of Paradise. 

DT was touring the wildfire wreckage in CA Saturday alongside Governor Jerry Brown and Governor-elect Gavin Newsom -- seeing the damage from the Camp and Woolsey Fires firsthand. At one point, he made the embarrassing blunder ... and seemed to stick by his mistake at first, despite being corrected by a group of people.

He eventually corrects himself after enough people insist Paradise, CA is, in fact, called Paradise ... and not Pleasure. He also flippantly said ... "What a name." Paradise was the first stop of his California tour this weekend. At least 76 people have been killed so far from NorCal's Camp Fire, and least 3 have died from the Woolsey Fire down south. 

Remember ... Trump originally placed blame on the Golden State as the fires were at their peaks, even threatening to cut federal funding from California if its alleged mismanagement of forests wasn't remedied "now." He changed his tune a bit Saturday, saying if people would just rake the dang grounds more, fires like these could be prevented. 

Yikes ...

Bob Barker Rushed to the Hospital Again ... For Severe Back Pain

11/18/2018 4:37 PM PST
EXCLUSIVE

Bob Barker was rushed to the hospital for the second time in 2 months, but it sounds like it's another case of a bad back ... TMZ has learned.

The former "Price is Right" host was taken to Cedars-Sinai hospital by ambulance Sunday afternoon after suffering severe back pain at his Hollywood Hills home. 

His manager tells us Bob is doing better now that he's under a doctor's care, and that this most recent hospitalization comes as a result of severe back pain related to his 2017 fall. He's fallen at least one other time before -- a 2015 spill that split his head open.

We broke the story ... Bob was rushed to the ER this past October under similar circumstances. The 94-year-old was wheeled inside on a stretcher but seemed responsive.

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