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Rich Homie Quan

I Didn't Beat Anybody ...

I Was Too Busy Getting Drunk

40 minutes ago BY TMZ STAFF
EXCLUSIVE

Rich Homie Quan says he couldn't have beat a Miami security guard senseless, and he has the perfect alibi -- he was getting wasted.

RHQ gave us the ole Shaggy defense ("It wasn't me") at LAX Wednesday afternoon ... and while he's certain he had nothing to do with the attack that left Christian Cajigas a bloody mess outside LIV Nightclub -- he may want to get his story straight.

Watch the clip, and listen closely ... Quan talks about the infamous getaway yacht -- but he seems confused about exactly when and he was on it ... during the night in question.

The devil is in the details, RHQ. 

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Indiana Pizza Place

Forced to Close Doors

After Refusing to Cater Gay Wedding

4/1/2015 1:59 PM PDT BY TMZ STAFF
EXCLUSIVE

0401-memories-pizza-closed-FACEBOOK-01Memories Pizza -- the first Indiana business to declare it would refuse LGBT business -- got blasted on the Internet and by phone, but the owner says there's been a huge misunderstanding ... sorta.

Kevin O’Connor tells TMZ he's had to temporarily close his business after he told a reporter he would refuse to cater a gay wedding under Indiana's new Religious Freedom Restoration Act. O'Connor says he was immediately flooded by threatening phone calls, and social media postings.

O'Connor wants to clear up one thing: He says he would never deny service to gay people in his restaurant. However, due to his religious beliefs, he does not believe in gay marriage ... and that's why he wouldn't service one.

Meanwhile, he says the threats have been serious enough that he's closing his pizza joint ... at least until the dust settles. 

Indiana's controversial law has raised a lot of questions, not the least of which is ... what gay wedding would hire a pizza place to cater?

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Lil Wayne

Puts Bad Luck House

on the Market

4/1/2015 1:36 PM PDT BY TMZ STAFF
breaking news

Lil Wayne Selling Home
Miami Beach house listing: nine bedrooms, nine full bathrooms, 15,000 sq. ft., one swatting, one random prostitute, and one crazy guy who hangs around ominously outside

So maybe Lil Wayne's real estate agent didn't mention every one of those facts when he put Wayne's house up for sale, but it's up nonetheless. 

And can you blame Weezy? Look at that list of crazy stuff that's gone on at that home in just a little over a month. 

The asking price is a cool $18,000,000 ... so maybe Wayne can spring for a fence around his next place.

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The Game

SUSPENDED From B-Ball League

For In-Game Sucker Punch

4/1/2015 2:09 PM PDT BY TMZ STAFF
EXCLUSIVE

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The Game got slapped with much more than a foul for socking a basketball opponent -- 'cause the hoops league just suspended the rapper until cops and the D.A. decide his fate.

TMZ Sports broke the story -- the rap star walloped a player during a game in Hollywood Sunday. The punchee turned out to be an off-duty cop, and Game claims the guy threatened him with gun play.

We spoke to Jester Black, director of the JBL Basketball League and he tells us Game is persona non grata ... for the time being. He says, "I spoke to Game and told him that as of now his team can participate, but he can't be on the court until the investigation is done."

Black says Game can't even put his ass on the bench or participate in team huddles -- but he can watch from the stands.

For now ... Game is officially the toughest cheerleader of all time.

Damon Dash Ex

Cops Called in Nasty Custody War

4/1/2015 1:45 PM PDT BY TMZ STAFF
EXCLUSIVE

0330-damon-dash-rachel-roy-TMZ-01Rap mogul Damon Dash's ex-wife had the cops waiting for him at his house because her kid has been AWOL from school ... and she claims there's a more serious issue ... he's an abusive stoner with a history of domestic violence. 

According to court docs ... Dash's ex, fashion designer Rachel Roy, wants his visitation rights taken away because she says he's an unfit father to daughters Ava and Tallulah.

Damon says she's using the kids as pawns and this is some kind of power play on his ex's part, but he's not specific as to what he believes she wants from him.  He posted video showing the LAPD waiting for him last week, saying this is all just harassment on her part. 

Roy makes other claims as well in her docs, saying Dash kidnapped their daughter from a nail salon. He says she's ridiculous because he's her dad and it's not kidnapping.

The two split back in 2009.

Reggae Artist Mavado

Screw Philippe Chow ...

Follow Me To P.F. Chang's, Black People!

4/1/2015 11:30 AM PDT BY TMZ STAFF
EXCLUSIVE

0401-mavado-pfchang-01Reggae star Mavado is shoving Philippe Chow's apology right back in its face -- and calling for the entire black community to drop Chow and choose Chang ... as in P.F. Chang's.

Mavado tells TMZ the famed NY restaurant's attempted apology was filled with lies and its claims of loving black customers is a total joke. 

TMZ broke the story ... Mavado says he and his family were treated like second class citizens by the PC staff because they are black. Late Tuesday, the restaurant begged for his forgiveness and claimed its Instagram page proves their love for black people.

Mavado is laughing off the "I have black friends" response -- and says he'll never go back. Instead, he'll be going to P.F. Chang's, and wants every person of color to follow him.

Pretty sure he means in theory -- 'cause that would be one helluva bill.

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Andrew Getty

Serious Medical Condition

Made Worse by Ex-Girlfriend

4/1/2015 9:45 AM PDT BY TMZ STAFF
EXCLUSIVE

0401-andrew-getty-lanessa-grace-FACEBOOK-01Andrew Getty -- who died Tuesday -- claimed his ex-girlfriend stressed him out to the point where she endangered his life.

Getty obtained a restraining order just 2 weeks ago, claiming he was diagnosed in 2013 with a serious medical condition that was exacerbated by stress, often brought on by confrontations with his ex-GF.  He says the stress would send his blood pressure through the roof, creating a "grave risk" of death.

Getty claimed the girlfriend -- Lanessa DeJonge -- knew of his condition and exploited it. Getty claims in the docs -- obtained  by TMZ -- DeJonge would exploit the information about his condition to extort him, demanding money and property.

As for why he got the restraining order, he claims during a car ride she repeatedly kicked and hit him and tossed everything from the car out the window.

He claimed DeJonge was "deranged," arguing with imaginary people. 

The judge issued the restraining order and she was told to move out of his home and stay 100 yards clear of him. It's interesting, because she went to his house and discovered his body.

As we reported, we're told DeJonge was placed on a 5150 psych hold hours after Getty died.

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One Direction

We're Still Chatting Up Zayn

But Planning for Foursome

4/1/2015 9:24 AM PDT BY TMZ STAFF
EXCLUSIVE

0401-one-direction-getty-01Four is the magic number for One Direction, because the band has no plans to add a fifth member following the Earth-shattering departure of Zayn Malik.

Sources close to Simon Cowell and the record label tell TMZ ... the band is moving forward with recording their new album sans Malik. As for eventually finding a replacement -- we're told there's "absolutely zero" talk of that.

That being said ... we're told the remaining 1Ders are still talking to Zayn regularly, and the band completely respects his decision to bolt.  

One Direction played its first Zayn-less show in South Africa earlier this week. They tour Europe in June before hitting the U.S. in July.


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Cynthia Lennon

First Beatles Wife Dies from Cancer

4/1/2015 8:37 AM PDT BY TMZ STAFF
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0401-john-cynthia-getty-02John Lennon's first wife Cynthia Lennon ... died at home in Spain after a short battle with cancer. She was 75.

Cynthia and John got married in 1962 .. while she was pregnant -- and she gave birth to Julian Lennon in 1963. He is her only child, and was by her side at her house in Mallorca when she passed away on Wednesday.

Julian posted a pic of his mom with the caption, "You are so beautiful." 

0401-julian-fb-post-facebookJohn and Cynthia divorced in 1968, but she went on to marry 3 more times.

John was the only Beatle who had tied the knot when they first hit it big. In fact, during their famous "Ed Sullivan Show" debut they put up a graphic saying, "Sorry girls, he's married."

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Andrew Getty

Stomach Issues May Have Triggered Death

4/1/2015 8:29 AM PDT BY TMZ STAFF
EXCLUSIVE

0330-andrew-getty-facebook-4Andrew Getty -- the grandson of J. Paul Getty -- was having severe stomach problems and had an appointment to see a doctor, which unfortunately came a day too late. 

Law enforcement sources tell TMZ  ... Getty was taking meds for his stomach issues and was supposed to see a doctor Wednesday. TMZ broke the story, he was found dead in his L.A. home with blood apparent in the rectal area. 

Our sources say Getty was found lying on his side, in between his bathroom and hallway. They believe he was trying to make it to the bathroom when he collapsed and died.

Our sources say they believe Getty's ex-girlfriend came to his home and found him on the floor.

We're told the ex-GF told her parents over the weekend she was worried about Getty because he was in pain and was having painful bowel movements. She said she was trying to convince him to see a doctor.

As we reported, the ex-girlfriend was detained by cops, who initially believed Getty died under suspicious circumstances. Authorities now believe his death was either natural or accidental. They are doing toxicology tests to determine if drugs played a part. 

As for the ex-girlfriend, we're told cops placed her on yet another 5150 psychiatric hold late Tuesday.

As for what the 47-year-old Getty did for a living ... we're told he was a horror movie buff, and was in the process of shooting a horror flick. Authorities found props strewn around the dining room and other parts of the home, such as a mechanical arm and something that resembled a beast with 5 fingers.

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Tara Reid

Scars DJ for LIFE!

[TMZ TV]

4/1/2015 10:00 AM PDT BY TMZ STAFF
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Tara Reid met a guy on her plane ride from Miami and they really hit it off!  They also hit the bottle be pretty hard ... and then headed straight to a tattoo parlor!

What happened next ... was a very slurry situation. tmz-on-tv-3

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Basketball Game Ignites On-Court Brawl!

3/31/2015 9:34 AM PDT BY TMZ STAFF

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Tyga

Sneaker Release Party RUINED

By Sneaky Process Server

4/1/2015 6:25 AM PDT BY TMZ STAFF
EXCLUSIVE

Bad news/good news for Tyga -- he got served with legal papers during his big sneaker unveiling Tuesday night, but the guy who served him bought two pair!

Tyga was hit while revealing his new kicks for L.A. Gear at Shiekh Shoes in Hollywood.

You gotta give the process server credit ... he stood in line for more than two hours, bought two pairs of kicks at $120 a pop, had them autographed ... and that's when he hit Tyga with the papers. To add insult to injury ... the guy even got a pic with Tyga!

The process server wouldn't get into what the papers were for, just saying that apparently Tyga owes someone money.

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