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Avicii Spreading the Love in Final Days

4/20/2018 1:35 PM PDT

Avicii engaged dozens of his fans at a luxury resort during his final days, and it appeared he was still loving his rock star life.

These pics were taken within the last 6 days at the same resort in Muscat, Oman ... where Avicii was apparently on vacation. He posed for multiple pics -- perhaps the last taken before his death -- with fans around the secluded grounds of the resort.

As we reported ... the 28-year-old superstar DJ was found dead Friday morning in Muscat. Neither law enforcement nor his reps have said anything about how he died yet.

Avicii had quit touring in 2016, saying he longed for "the life of a real person behind the artist." While he might have been shying away from the spotlight ... it's clear from these photos he wasn't shying away from his adoring fans.

Mel B Daughter's Therapy Was My Idea!! Belafonte's Full of Crap

4/20/2018 3:39 PM PDT
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Mel B says Stephen Belafonte is trying to pull a fast one by making it look like he decided to get their daughter into therapy, and she adds his brainwashing allegations are desperate.

According to new legal docs ... Mel B says she reached out to Stephen in late 2017 to get counseling for their 6-year-old daughter, Madison. Instead of agreeing and helping out, Mel claims Stephen waited a few months to file docs in which he accuses her of brainwashing Madison.

In her docs, Mel says therapy for their daughter was her idea all along -- so, she's not opposed to it. In fact, she even has suggestions for possible doctors for Madison to see.

As for Belafonte's brainwashing allegations -- Mel B says they're all nonsense ... and he has absolutely no evidence to support his claims Madison is acting differently toward him. 

Mel adds, they already have a custody plan in place and they should stick to it, because she's done nothing to alienate their daughter from him.

Taylor Swift Man Breaks into Home ... Showers and Sleeps in Her Bed!

4/20/2018 3:15 PM PDT
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Taylor Swift had a real life version of Goldilocks play out in one of her homes, as an intruder got way too comfortable after breaking into the place.

Law enforcement sources tell TMZ ... Roger Alvarado allegedly climbed up a ladder, smashed a window with his hand and got into the NYC brownstone early Friday. Once he got in, he took a shower and fell asleep in a bed.

This would be the part where Taylor walks in on him, if this really were Goldilocks ... luckily, she wasn't there. However, a witness spotted Alvarado breaking in and called cops. He was arrested inside the home and charged with stalking, burglary and criminal mischief.  

Taylor just owns the property -- she bought it a few months ago, but we're told she's never lived there.

She's been the target of several scary run-ins lately. Most recently, a man was arrested trying to scale the wall of her Bev Hills mansion, and another showed up at that same mansion with a mask and rubber gloves. Both were arrested.  

Prince Deadly Gamble with Counterfeit Pills Laced with Multiple Drugs

4/20/2018 2:21 PM PDT
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Fentanyl wasn't the only drug found in Prince's stash of counterfeit Vicodin pills -- in fact, they were laced with so many drugs ... there's no way he could have known exactly what he was taking when he popped one.

According to law enforcement, hundreds of the fake pills stamped "Watson 853" -- a brand of Vicodin -- were found around Paisley Park in several different non-prescription bottles. The pills were in over-the-counter bottles, such as Bayer, Aleve, and Target brand Vitamin C instead.

All of the pills were tested, and the results were a total mixed bag. Within in one bottle, some pills tested positive for lidocaine, some for fentanyl, some for lidocaine and fentanyl. Still others contained a combination of hydrocodone (generic Vicodin) and synthetic lidocaine.

Point is, almost none was actually Vicodin, and they appeared to contain almost a random cocktail of drugs -- even though they all looked exactly the same on the outside.

Carver County Prosecutor Mark Metz said Thursday it was likely Prince had no idea he was taking the fatal dose of fentanyl. Based on the lab results ... it seems impossible anyone taking those pills could know.

Avicii Dead at 28

4/20/2018 10:29 AM PDT
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Avicii -- one of the most famous DJs in the world -- has died. 

His rep says Avicii died in the Middle Eastern country of Oman. Details surrounding his death are still unclear. 

Avicii's real name is Tim Bergling. He was born in Sweden.

His reps issued a statement, "It is with profound sorrow that we announce the loss of Tim Bergling, also known as Avicii. He was found dead in Muscat, Oman this Friday afternoon local time, April 20th. The family is devastated and we ask everyone to please respect their need for privacy in this difficult time. No further statements will be given."

Avicii had struggled with addiction in the past. He was hospitalized twice for alcohol related issues ... though it's unclear at this point if that had anything to do with his death.

He dropped some of the biggest EDM songs in the world including, "Levels," "Hey Brother" and his massive hit "Wake Me Up" with Aloe Blacc.

He was nominated for 2 Grammys for Best Dance Recording in 2011 and 2012, for "Levels" and "Sunshine" -- and he was just nominated for a Billboard Music Award for Top Dance/Electronic Album.

Avicii retired from live performances in 2016, but before that he was easily one of the highest paid DJs in the world ... earning $28 million in 2014, according to Forbes.

His last Instagram post was just over 2 weeks ago when he was in California. He had a home in the Hollywood Hills.

When he quit touring, Avicii said, "One part of me can never say never, I could be back ... but I won't be right back."

Avicii was 28. RIP.

Avicii Death Rocks Celebrity Fans & Friends

4/20/2018 11:15 AM PDT
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Avicii's death is absolutely shocking to his friends and fans around the world.

Moments after the news broke he was found dead in Oman ... social media was flooded with reactions to the Swedish DJ's passing. From his peers in the world of EDM to the scores of musicians who had worked with him ... everyone is pouring out their emotions and feelings about Avicii. 

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Ex-MSNBC Anchor Thomas Roberts I Don't Want Trump (or Russia) Money ... But It's Good For Charity!!!

4/20/2018 11:00 AM PDT
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Thomas Roberts got paid $25k to co-host Donald Trump's 2013 Miss Universe pageant in Moscow, but now he says he doesn't know where that money came from ... so he's giving it away to a good cause.

The former MSNBC anchor was being honored at a gathering of donors and advocates for Human Rights Campaign in D.C. last week, and instead of simply saying thanks, he went a step further with a donation ... along with a playful jab at the Prez.

Roberts is one of the only journalists to have traveled with Trump to Russia, and says he did so in 2013 not only to co-host the pageant with Mel B ... but to stand up to the country's crackdown on LGBTQ people as an out, gay man at a high-profile event.

Now, he feels the best way to continue to champion that cause is to give the $25,000 back to the HRC ... where it can do the most good.

Ex 'Smallville' Star Arrested for Sex Cult Ties

4/20/2018 12:00 PM PDT
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2:45 PM PT -- Mack entered a plea of not guilty and was ordered detained by the judge. There will be a hearing to determine her bail on Monday. 

12:25 PM PT -- Mack has been indicted on sex trafficking, sex trafficking conspiracy and conspiracy to commit forced labor charges. According to the legal docs ... Mack recruited and persuaded young women to join a secret organization called "DOS" or the "Vow" under the guise of a women's empowerment group.

Mack allegedly forced women into sex slavery and took "collateral" from them in the form of compromising photos and recorded confessions of past crimes in order to blackmail them into staying in DOS for life.

According to the docs ... Mack directed the women to have sex with Raniere and required them to remain celibate, not masturbate and grow out their pubic hair to please Raniere. Mack also allegedly made the DOS slaves participate in "readiness" drills, which required them to respond to their masters anytime -- day or night.

The women were allegedly sleep-deprived and starved to the point of their menstrual cycles stopping. All of this is believed to have gone down between February 2016 and June 2017.

Brooklyn federal prosecutors are recommending Mack's bail be extremely high, because they believe she's a flight risk with considerable ties in Mexico. 

If convicted, Mack faces between 15 years and life in prison.Allison Mack -- best known for playing Chloe Sullivan on "Smallville" -- has been arrested for her connection to the case involving the alleged leader of a sex cult called Nxivm.

The actress was arrested by the FBI, according to NYC law enforcement sources, and is due to appear in federal court in Brooklyn Friday. It's unclear what charges she is facing so far.

As we reported ... Mack was on the scene last month in Mexico when cops took Keith Raniere into custody in Puerto Vallarta, where he fled last year. He co-founded a purported self-help group called Nxivm ... which authorities now believe is a cult that forces women into sex slavery -- after they're branded with his and Mack's initials.

Mack is believed to be second in command to Raniere, who was extradited to the U.S. to face charges for sex trafficking and conspiracy to commit forced labor. 

Meek Mill Outraged Over Delay in Release ... Give Me Fair Treatment!!!

4/20/2018 8:26 AM PDT
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8:50 AM PT -- Meek tells TMZ ... he's thankful 3 other people's cases were dismissed at the urging of the Philly D.A., and says there are 105 more cases like theirs and his involving the same corrupt cop.

Meek feels his case should have been dismissed like the other 3, but his judge decided it should wait for a hearing in June ... so that's what he has to do.

Meek Mill's getting a raw deal compared to other inmates in the same situation, and once again ... his team says it's because the judge has it out for him.

As we reported ... the Philly D.A.'s office asked for Meek's original 2008 drug conviction to be vacated and for the rapper to be released from prison because arresting officer Reginald Graham is a corrupt cop -- but Judge Genece Brinkley shot it down.

Instead, she scheduled a hearing for the matter in June, but Meek's lawyer is crying foul ... because 3 other cases similar to Meek's were dismissed immediately by another judge.

Meek's lawyer, Brian McMonagle, tells us ... this decision is just another example of Judge Brinkley's bias toward him and "inequitable treatment." He says there's no reason for Meek's case to be delayed for 60 days when the D.A. agrees he should be free until he gets a new trial.

The only reason for the judge's decision -- according to Meek's team -- is her vendetta against him.

And just to reiterate ... even prosecutors agree he should be released on bail while his appeals are considered.

Odell Beckham Trades Shots with Shawn Mendes ... In Rap Battle

4/20/2018 10:03 AM PDT
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Before Odell Beckham hit the gym with Dez Bryant -- he hit the stage with Shawn Mendes for a rap duel on "Drop the Mic" ... and it's pretty great. 

The NY Giants star went after Shawn's whiteness ... a lot ... with some lines that included: 

"Your skin is so pale, let's call it a hunch ... you're so white, the only meal you eat is brunch."

Also ... "No matter what you say my ego won't burst because whatever you've done, John Mayer did it first."

Mendes came through with some strong shots of his own during the ep which airs Sunday on TBS. 

"A dancing athlete that's a little unusual ... its the first time I've seen that since 'High School Musical.'"

And then a short joke ... 

"You said that I'm fake, I think millions disagree. How do they ever call you a Giant when you're shorter than me!"

Kim Kardashian West Gearing Up to Launch Lingerie & Shapewear Line

4/20/2018 1:00 AM PDT
EXCLUSIVE

Kim Kardashain West is wasting no time in getting back into the clothing industry after announcing the end of DASH -- she's already hard at work on her own lingerie, intimates and shapewear line.

Sources close to KKW tell us for the last several months Kim's been developing a new brand that will serve all women. We're told it's not just Kim's name that will appear on the product ... she's had a hand in just about every aspect of the line's foundation -- from design to marketing -- and will run it top to bottom. 

Our sources say Kim's teamed up with the same group behind Khloe's successful Good American brand as well as Frame and MR Porter

Pretty quick turnaround, considering Kim, Kourtney and Khloe just announced on Thursday they'll be closing their DASH stores.

We're told the line should be out by year's end.

Nick Gordon Charged for Hanging with GF ... Disobeying Court Order

4/20/2018 7:53 AM PDT
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Nick Gordon's been officially charged for breaking the conditions of his bond by hanging out with his girlfriend ... after he'd been arrested for hitting her. 

The State Attorney's Office in Seminole County, FL just announced the charge against Gordon. On March 19 cops were called to his girlfriend Laura Leal's apartment after an anonymous tipster told them Nick was there. Nick had been ordered by a judge to have no contact with Leal. 

The misdemeanor charge comes on the heels of Gordon being criminally cleared of the domestic violence charges. Leal told cops she'd actually attacked Nick, and police body cam footage from the incident showed Gordon distraught and his shirt ripped.

Nick will have to be back in court next month to face the charge.

As far as we know, he and Laura are still together.

Bill Bellamy White Guy as a Black Kid?? C'mon, 'Spy Kids' ... Do Better!!!

4/20/2018 7:29 AM PDT
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Bill Bellamy isn't hating on the white guy voicing a black character on Netflix's new animated 'Spy Kids,' but he's got a major bone to pick with the show's "lazy" casting directors.

We got Bill at LAX and he told us the show should absolutely recast Travis Turner, the white actor voicing a black kid on the show. When we got Travis, he insisted he was "urban" enough for the gig ... partly because he grew up in motels. Seriously. 

Bill thinks Travis was screwed from the moment he was casted since a white kid doing a black voice is controversial no matter what. In fact, Bill gave us the perfect example of why it's messed up. It definitely wasn't a PC example ... but pretty on point.

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