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'Will & Grace's' Leslie Jordan Show with Gay Men's Chorus of L.A. Evacuated After Bomb Threat!!!

6/23/2018 3:34 PM PDT
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A summer concert with the Gay Men's Chorus of Los Angeles -- featuring Emmy Award-winning actor Leslie Jordan -- was cut super short after a bomb threat ... TMZ has learned.

Law enforcement sources tell us ... an evacuation was ordered at the Alex Theatre in Glendale, CA right after the show's opening number, because a bomb threat was called into the box office. Jordan -- known for playing Beverly Leslie on "Will & Grace" -- was on stage at the time and got escorted off immediately.

We're told cops have the entire block taped off and bomb-sniffing K9s have shown up to search for any weapons or explosives.

The 2pm concert has been canceled due to the threat, but we're told if cops can clear the theater in time and ensure everyone's safety ... the 8pm show will go on.

Story developing ...

Bryan Cranston Maybe Trump's Team Tips Bad? JK ... Restaurant 86ings Aren't Cool

6/23/2018 2:52 PM PDT
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Bryan Cranston's got a theory on why members of President Trump's administration keep getting driven out of restaurants ... but he's only kidding.

We got the "Breaking Bad" legend at LAX Saturday and told him about Sarah Huckabee Sanders getting kicked out of a restaurant on moral grounds, and after a quick dad joke ... he told us how he really feels.

Cranston says he hopes we can start coming together in this country to find middle ground, because as it stands now ... there's too much hate to get anything constructive done.

He tells us he doesn't believe anyone should be refused service or forced out of a food joint based on their political standing either ... then makes one more joke for the road.

Michael Rapaport Mile-High Hero ... Saves Airplane from Emergency Situation

6/23/2018 11:24 AM PDT
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12:25 PM PT -- Sources close to American Airlines tell us ... airport authorities and FBI spoke to the passenger who tried to open the emergency door, and determined he really was confused ... so they let him go. We're told he continued on a flight from L.A. to Vietnam to visit his mother, who is ill.

Michael Rapaport sprung to action and stopped a guy who was trying to open the emergency door on an airplane mid-flight ... according to another passenger.

Fox Sports director Ted Kenney tweeted about ordeal, saying he was on a flight to L.A. from Houston early Saturday morning when he heard a commotion several rows ahead, and saw the "Atypical" actor jump out of his seat and rush toward a guy yelling, "What the f*** are you doing?!"

Kenney says by the time he and a couple BIG3 players who were also on the flight ran up, Michael had the guy by the collar and pulled him away from the emergency door. He told the crew the guy was trying to open it.

The man's excuse -- allegedly -- was he thought it was the bathroom door.

Rapaport also took to Twitter to joke about the scary incident, giving a shout-out to ballers, Glen 'Big Baby' Davis and Baron Davis for helping diffuse the situation, as well.

The crew was returning from Houston from the opening night of the second season of the BIG3 league.

And Rapaport comes away from the trip with a couple new nicknames -- Air Marshal Mike ... and Michael RapaPort Authority.

Kit Harington & Rose Leslie 'Game of Thrones' Stars Get Married in Scotland

6/23/2018 11:57 AM PDT

The King in the North finally has his Queen ... and we're talking about real life here.

Kit Harington, aka Jon Snow from "Game of Thrones," married Rose Leslie, aka Jon Snow's former wildling lover Ygritte, in a ceremony Saturday at Kirkton of Rayne church in Scotland. Leslie's dad -- rocking a kilt -- walked her down the aisle.

The wedding was attended by several other 'GoT' stars -- like Peter Dinklage, Emlia Clarke, Sophie Turner and Maisie Williams ... and the celebration's continuing at Rose's family castle.

That's right -- she's a descendant of King Charles II ... and her family owns a castle.

Kit and Rose quietly began dating after meeting on set of the show years ago, and got engaged in 2017. 

Congrats!!

Rich the Kid Still Drippin ... No Worries About Robbery

6/23/2018 1:20 PM PDT
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Rich the Kid's not letting his recent beatdown by several armed robbers stop him from loading up on more ice ... because ya gotta keep flexin.

The rapper had jewelers Gavriel and Izzy from NYC Luxury make a house call to his L.A. pad this week, and they brought along over $2 mil worth of high-end watches, bracelets and chains.

We're told Rich -- who's still wearing a wrap on his hand from an injury suffered in last week's home invasion robbery -- dropped around $78,000 on a brand new two-tone Cuban link necklace.

Bold move.

We broke the story ... the rapper was hospitalized after masked men with guns entered the home of his GF, Tori Brixx, demanding cash and jewelry and attacked them.

LAPD hasn't made any arrests in their investigation so far.

Sarah Huckabee Sanders Booted from Restaurant ... On Moral Grounds

6/23/2018 7:12 AM PDT

10:00 AM PT -- Her dad, Mike Huckabee, just weighed in on the incident by tweeting ... "Bigotry. On the menu at Red Hen Restaurant in Lexington VA. Or you can ask for the “Hate Plate”. And appetizers are “small plates for small minds”

8:45 AM PT -- Sanders just said, "Last night I was told by the owner of Red Hen in Lexington, VA to leave because I work for @POTUS and I politely left. Her actions say far more about her than about me. I always do my best to treat people, including those I disagree with, respectfully and will continue to do so"

A restaurant owner in Lexington, Virginia kicked Sarah Huckabee Sanders and her party out of his restaurant ... on moral grounds.

The waiter at The Red Hen said, "I just served Sarah Huckabee Sanders for a total of 2 minutes before my owner kicked her out along with 7 of her other family members."

Others say the owner didn't want Huckabee Sanders in the restaurant out of "moral conviction."

This is the second time this week someone from the Trump Administration was drummed out of a restaurant. Earlier this week, Homeland Security Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen was booted from a Mexican restaurant near The White House.

The Red Hen's Yelp page has blown up with glowing and damning reviews ... along political lines, of course.  

Stars and Scars You Be the Judge

6/23/2018 12:45 AM PDT

Donald Trump outdid himself with callousness this week by ripping children from the arms of their parents. And "Roseanne" is back!!! ... without Roseanne. So, we gotta ask ...

Paris Fashion Week Stars Show Up ... And Show Off

6/23/2018 10:36 AM PDT

It's not like celebs need a reason to flaunt their latest style or fashion statement ... but Paris Fashion Week provided one anyway.

Stars like Kim Kardashian, Kanye West, Rihanna, Bella Hadid, Rita Ora, Victor Cruz and Naomi Campbell hit up the Louis Vuitton Menswear Spring/Summer 2019 show earlier this week in some flashy duds ... while rappers A$AP Rocky, A$AP Ferg and NBA baller James Harden attended some other high-profile shows.

As we reported, Kim's trip to Paris was her first since her traumatizing 2016 robbery there ... but she and Kanye made it back safe and sound. Then they chowed on some Popeyes.

Mangez bien!

XXXTentacion Bought Homes For Family Members Weeks Before Murder

6/23/2018 1:00 AM PDT
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XXXTentacion did his best to make sure everyone in his family was well taken care of ... buying many of them homes in the months leading up to his murder.

Sources close to the rapper tell us his most important objective in life was to take care of those around him. We've obtained real estate records that show XXX purchased 4 homes in South Florida between the months of April and June ... totaling $1.7 million. The homes break down as follows ...

-- $420,000 for a 3 bed, 2 bath 2,000 square foot home.

-- $467,500 for a 4 bed, 2 bath 2,300 square foot home.

-- $385,000 for a 4 bed, 2 bath 2,100 square foot home.

-- $500,000 for a 4 bed, 3 bath 2,700 square foot home.

It's unclear exactly who the homes were purchased for, but our source says the rapper took care of his parents, siblings, aunts, uncles, grandmothers and great-grandmothers. 

As we reported ... the 20-year-old also had a baby on the way with his girlfriend at the time of his death

TMZ broke the story, his killers were inside the same motorcycle shop as XXX -- scoping him out -- and then waited outside for him to leave. Cops say the shooters ambushed XXX in his car where a brief struggled ensued before he was shot multiple times.

One suspect has been arrested. Two are still on the loose

Pantera Drummer Vinnie Paul Dead at 54

6/23/2018 6:50 AM PDT
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10:00 AM PT -- Vinnie's family tells TMZ ... he died in his sleep at his home in Las Vegas. His body's been turned over to the medical examiner to determine a cause of death, and after that he'll be flown back to his home state of Texas to be buried between his mom and brother.

Vinnie Paul, a drummer and one of the original members of Pantera, is dead.

Paul was a founding member of the metal band, which formed in the '80s. His brother, "Dimebag" Darrell Abbot, was also a founding member. The band was huge in its day ... nominated for Grammys in 1995 and 2001. Their album, "Far Beyond Driven," hit #1 in 1994.

The group fell apart in 2003 ... by all accounts band members were feuding.  

Vinnie's brother, Dimebag, was shot and killed a year later during a concert, after a man ran up on stage and began shooting ... killing a total of 4 people.

Megadeth's Dave Mustaine said, "I just woke up in Belgium to the news that my friend Vinnie Paul has passed away. Another metal hero taken too soon. Say hello to Daryl for me. Rest in Peace, my dear friend."

The cause of death is unknown.

Vinnie was 54.

RIP

Nev Schulman MTV Finds Sexual Harassment Claims Baseless ... Filming Resumes

6/23/2018 7:28 AM PDT

"Catfish" has resumed production after an MTV investigation concluded the sexual misconduct allegations against host Nev Schulman were not credible.

The show was put on ice after a video surfaced in which a woman who appeared on the show back in 2015 claimed Schulman sexually harassed her.

MTV told Us Weekly, "Although we never received a formal  complaint, MTV and Critical Content immediately engaged an independent third party investigator ... The independent investigator found the allegations made in the YouTube videos to be not credible and without merit."

MTV says filming is back on.

Dennis Rodman Kim Jong-un Got Rejected ... By Michael Jordan

6/23/2018 12:50 AM PDT
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Before Kim Jong-un met Dennis Rodman in North Korea -- he reached out to Michael Jordan, but got shot down by His Airness ... this according to Rodman himself. 

The Worm appeared on "TMZ Live" and said the first time he met Kim Jong-un was in 2013 on a basketball trip with the Harlem Globetrotters. 

During the trip, Rodman says Kim Jong-un's people invited him to meet with the North Korean leader and they hit it off ... and became friends.  

But Rodman says he wasn't Kim's first choice -- revealing, "Basically, he asked Michael Jordan first and Michael Jordan said, 'No.' So then he asked about me and I said, 'Yes.' That's how it all started."

Turns out, Kim Jong-un is a huge fan of the legendary Chicago Bulls teams of the '90s!

So, why did Rodman -- who's now working as a consultant for AnyTickets.com -- accept the invite? His explanation is actually pretty interesting. 

By the way Rodman tells us his new ticket venture isn't just about going to sporting events and concerts, some of the profits will be donated to charity. 

Mac Miller Place Your Bids on G-Wagon From DUI Crash!!!

6/23/2018 12:40 AM PDT
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The damages to the G-Wagon Mac Miller crashed will be someone else's problem ... once a winning bid's accepted at auction. 

The whip's being auctioned off by the fine folks at Copart. The insurance company totaled the vehicle, because the repair cost exceeded its value.

The estimated retail value of the car is around $100k ... the top bid so far is just north of $12k. Buyer beware ... the car's got a few scratches, to say the least. 

The auction runs through Wednesday.

TMZ broke the story ... Mac crashed and knocked over a utility pole back in May. He was arrested at his home for DUI and hit and run after admitting to driving drunk. So far, he has not been charged, but if he is and he's convicted ... it'll be Uber time. 

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