Our TV Shows

Got a Tip?

Call TMZ at (888) 847-9869 or Click Here

Roseanne Barr

Ex Says She's Worth $42 MIL

Demands Lawyers' Fees

11/15/2011 1:38 AM PST BY TMZ STAFF


Roseanne Barr
's ex-husband is demanding $75,000 for attorneys' fees, and another $100,000 for dragging him through a child custody battle -- and he claims that's a tiny fraction of her $42 MILLION fortune.

Ben Thomas filed legal docs today demanding that massive amount of money ... in the wake of their extended custody battle over their teenage son, Buck. The exes reached a settlement back in August -- but Thomas claims Roseanne's efforts to strip him of custody were only motivated by revenge ... hence the demand for $100K.

In the document, Thomas points out the $100,000 is a mere .002% of Roseanne's net worth of $42 million.

By the way, Thomas claims he earns $7,305 monthly ... compared to Roseanne's $211,667 per month.


Celebrity Staches

Yay or Nay?

From OG mustache kings like Tom Selleck & Burt Reynolds to wannabe scruffy hipsters like James Franco, the '70s porn stache craze has taken over Hollywood. Check out to see who looks good with facial bush and who should get an upper lip Brazilian.

"Breaking Dawn" Premiere

The Red Carpet Action

The black carpet premiere of "The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn - Part 1" just wrapped, and we have all the photos of the red carpet.

Stars Robert Pattinson, Kristen Stewart and Taylor Lautner got the crowds screaming. Plus, Jennifer Love Hewitt seems to have developed some major curves overnight!

The movie opens this Friday -- will YOU be there?

Kim Zolciak In Her Used

$58,000 Wedding Dress

Kim Zolciak spent a staggering $58,000 on her wedding dress -- and now we're getting our first shot of the "Real Housewives of Atlanta" star wearing it!

The reality star posted the first pic from her wedding day with new hubby Kroy Biermann on her Twitter, with the message "Our wedding photo!!!!! The best day of my life!!!!"

The gown was actually from a website called, where people can buy used dresses.

Kim's Baracci stunner was covered in Swarovski crystals, pearl beads and platinum coated thread.

What do you think of the gown, keeping in mind she planned the whole wedding in just a month?


Snooki Shows Off

Her Fresh Ink

1115_welcome_shore_tattoo_launchWhat happens in Vegas doesn't always stay in Vegas!

Snooki got a permanent memento of her Sin City trip over the weekend, in the form of fresh ink!

A few months ago, we showed you Snooki's heart and crown arm tattoo. On Saturday, the "Jersey Shore" star made it even bigger. "I added to my crown! Shooting zebra and leopard stars," she tweeted on Saturday.

Snooki capped off her trip with an early 24th birthday celebration at LAX nightclub. She wore a sexy sleeveless mini to show her svelte new figure and body art.

What's the Big Frigin'


You may have to grab your glasses and pay extra special attention. These tricky photos aren't quite what they seem!

**HINT -- There are THREE differences in the above photo!**

One-Piece vs. Two-Piece


Some of Hollywood's hottest bodies always make it to the beach in a one-piece, while others like to let it all hang out and go two-pieces.

Vote on your favorite bathing beauty to find out if less really is more.


The Extracurricular

Lockout Activities

1104_NBA_action_launchWith the NBA lockout still going strong, there is one group of people who don't really seem to be affected by it ... the NBA PLAYERS!

Check out what these ballers have been doing to fill up all their basketball free lives.


No Avatar


Tell him to get a job Roseanne..........

1071 days ago


Since she is a 1 percenter, she should give all of her money to me. Besides, he should be happy to be rid of her.

1071 days ago


Not greedy, is he? Shoulda got that in the initial settlement. Why now? Revenge?

1071 days ago


He should get all he can women have been ripping us guys off for so long. When the woman is the richer of the two they expect to be treated differently. Same old double standard. Too bad they didn't divorce in California he would have gotten half of what she ws worth if they didn't have a pre-nup.

1071 days ago

Robin Camper    

This too shall pass, as it should, then just flu*****.

1071 days ago


Anybody who spent any time at all with that slob should be paid anything they ask. Why is she still pertinent!

1071 days ago


IMO, who ever WANTED the divorce should pick up all the lawyers fees, or for the evolved each pay their own way, nuff said.

1071 days ago


"In the do***ent, Thomas points out the $100,000 is a mere .002% of Roseanne's net worth of $42 million." It's a shame they don't teach math anymore, or someone might have reaoized that 0.002% of $42 million is actually $840, not $100,000. It is 0.24 percent. But I don't expect the snarky kids from TMZ to understand such basic arithmetic concepts as decimals or percentages.

1071 days ago


I'm sure Roseanne's ex was given a sizable settlement. Sounds as if he frittered the money away, dufus! Roseanne doesn't owe him a dime. Nice try fella.

1071 days ago


And she is running for President as a communist?
Seems there is a bit of hypocrisy for Roseanne.
Or is it that she is "superior" to we mere peons and thus entitled to make more money and own more things.
And yet, the liberals never have a problem with wealth when it comes to their own wealth.

1071 days ago

cambier lingua    

Every man this gal has been with appears to have married her for their own fame and to get money.

1071 days ago


Good for Roseanne if she has that much wealth!! She earned it and so deserves it. What a loser of an ex.

1071 days ago

Texas NDN    

He should have known better than to marry that ol' sow to begin with.

1071 days ago


Since it appears she is in the 1% category then she needs to hand it all over to him. Really, isn't that what the hollywood crowd is crying about "spread the wealth" common Roseanne just write that check, you'll feel better in the end.

1071 days ago


What. This guy is a nobody. How can he compare himself financially to Roseanne. I really hope the courts see thru this ploy to get money. Good luck Roseanne...give him a piece of your mind!

1071 days ago
| 1 | 2 | 3 | Most Recent | Next 15 Comments

Around The Web