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Charles Manson Will Surfaces Pen Pal Gets Everything

11/24/2017 1:00 AM PST
EXCLUSIVE

Charles Manson left his estate to a pen pal ... and what the murderer left behind may actually be valuable.

The pen pal -- he asked us not to use his name -- began writing Manson in the '90s and the 2 exchanged letters and phone calls for 2 decades. The man even visited Manson in prison from time to time.

We obtained a copy of a crudely written will which we're told was drafted by Manson. It's typed but there's handwriting on the document. We checked the handwriting in the will against Manson's known handwriting, and they appear very similar. Check out the comparison. 

The will -- dated February 14, 2002 -- leaves all of Manson's personal belongings, including cash, image rights and clothing to Manson's pen pal. More significantly, Manson leaves his "exclusive music catalog" to the guy. Manson fancied himself as a songwriter and even wrote a Beach Boys song the group recorded.

The will says Manson's body should be turned over to his pen pal. He says he will claim the body, but as we reported, if he doesn't do it within 10 days of Manson's death, the prison will cremate him.

Manson specifically disinherited his known children, ex-wives, in-laws, lawyers, friends, prisoners, inmates, cops, guards, and the State of California.

The man tells us he began writing Manson in the '90s out of curiosity, and after more than 50 letters with no reply ... Manson finally wrote back in 1997. He claims the 2 struck up a friendship through letters and eventually phone calls, and he met Manson in person for the first time in 2002 ... the same year Manson drafted the will.

He claims he visited with Manson several times after that and got his last phone call from him on October 21 ... just weeks before his death.

The 2002 will includes a handwritten note from Manson, saying ... "I'm not in the best spot to rest in peace" along with his signature. We're told the witness signature is that of a fellow inmate.

Future I Get By With a Lotta Birthday Ice from My Friends

11/24/2017 12:50 AM PST
EXCLUSIVE

Some friends buy a beer for a friend's birthday, but Future's peeps drop around half a million bucks to get him dripping in diamonds.

The rapper was in Miami and hit up The Forge last weekend for a 34th bday celebration. We're told The Weeknd hooked him up with an icy "Low Life" pendant ... his manager, Ebonie Ward, gave him diamond-crusted dog tags -- and Young Scooter got him a BMFBG piece.

We're told all of the bling was commissioned by Avianne Jewelry in NYC. Elliot Avianne even threw in an awesome Pluto pendant. Bonus! Add in the 2 rings he scored from family members ... and Future's total haul was worth about $500k!!!

Mask off, jewelry on!

Johnny Manziel's Fiancee At War With Ex Involving FBI, Diamonds, Louis Vuitton

11/24/2017 12:40 AM PST
EXCLUSIVE

Before Bre Tiesi said "yes" to Johnny Manziel ... she was engaged to another man -- and the backstory involves everything from money to diamonds to the FBI. 

Bre's ex-fiance is Chris Anzalone -- who was a BALLER in Southern California until he was arrested and convicted for running a $16 million investment fraud scheme. 

But before he was sentenced to 15 years in federal prison, Anzalone showered Bre in riches -- including cars, designer purses, Rolex watches and a 10-carat diamond engagement ring.

Their relationship went sour when Chris was locked up -- and Anzalone claims Bre embezzled more than $1.3 MILLION in cash and expensive property. 

Chris has lawyered up and demanded his stuff back -- but there's one problem ... Bre says he's lying and she doesn't have it anymore. 

TMZ Sports spoke with Bre's attorney who says Tiesi met with FBI agents and surrendered every item she was asked to give up ... items the feds claim she received from Anzalone's ill-gotten fortune. 

Bre says none of it was embezzled -- everything she had was given to her as a gift. 

Bre's lawyers also provided documents to TMZ Sports showing a list of the surrendered items which include Louis Vuitton backpacks, designer luggage, watches and rings. 

Bre's attorneys say Anzalone also accused Tiesi of letting Manziel propose to her with the ring HE used back in the day. But Bre's team provided receipts showing Johnny's ring was purchased in February. 

Anzalone has fired off legal letters to Bre's team threatening a lawsuit. Bre's lawyers deny any wrongdoing and have this message for Anzalone ... BRING IT ON. 

Guess Bre has a thing for bad boys ... 

'Shameless' Star Ethan Cutkosky Charged with DUI ... But Not for Booze

11/24/2017 12:30 AM PST
EXCLUSIVE

Ethan Cutkosky -- who plays Carl Gallagher on "Shameless" -- has officially been charged with DUI ... but it doesn't look like the kid was boozing.

The Burbank City Attorney filed charges against Cutkosky this week. He's facing one count of misdemeanor DUI -- which is only tied to drugs, not alcohol. He also faces charges for traffic violations related to his driving the night he was busted.

We broke the story ... Cutkosky was arrested earlier this month on suspicion of DUI. Cops told us they smelled weed on him, and that he even fessed up to smoking

Sources say Cutkosky, who's only 18, is facing up to 6 months in jail, a $1,000 fine and the loss of his license if convicted.

If we know Carl ... he's already looking at his legal options.

Guess Who This 'Friday' Chick Turned Into!

11/24/2017 12:10 AM PST

Before this flower girl was getting down on Friday, she was just another smiling sweetheart kicking it in the back seat while growing up in Irvine, California. Can you guess who she is?

Demi Lovato, Idina Menzel, Disney Sued Over Frozen Song I Won't Let It Go!!!

11/23/2017 7:56 PM PST
EXCLUSIVE

The iconic song from "Frozen," "Let It Go," was shamelessly ripped off from a famous international artist, who is now suing everyone even remotely connected with the smash hit.

Jaime Ciero claims in a new lawsuit "Let It Go" was obviously inspired by his song, "Volar."  Ciero recorded the song in 2008 and it was played globally.  Ciero calls the song "a huge international success reaching millions of listeners and landing on numerous charts of the most popular, top-performing songs."

Listen to both (below).  Gotta say ... even though "Volar" is recorded in Spanish, there are similarities.  The question ... are there enough to make a case?

Ciero says the striking similarities include note combinations, structures, hooks, melodies, lyrics, themes, production and textures. 

He's suing Disney, Idina Menzel who recorded it for the movie, Demi Lovato who recorded the single and others.

If Ciero wins, the judgment could be humongous.  He wants profits from the movie, the music, the marketing ... you name it.

Listen, and judge for yourself. 

GoFundMe to Manson We'll Pay Your Funeral Expenses Over Our Dead Body!

11/23/2017 3:28 PM PST
EXCLUSIVE

Charles Manson's dead body can rot in prison ... at least as far as GoFundMe is concerned.

The fundraising site shutdown an effort to pay for the murderer's funeral expenses. As TMZ reported, John Michael Jones used GoFundMe to pay for Manson's burial expenses and he raised $972 before the page was 86'd from the site.

John says he was raising the money for Manson's grandson, Jason Freeman, who would then give Manson a proper burial. 

John Michael Jones is furious, saying "It breaks my heart to see Jason [Mason's grandson] now suffering from the same prejudices, hate, discrimination and deliberate lies that his grandfather endured for 48 years."

As for why GoFundMe torpedoed the fundraising effort, a rep from the site told TMZ, "We removed this content earlier today and refunded donors." The rep did not explain why the page was objectionable, but it's not hard to figure out. Manson was a monster.

John Michael Jones says he's not quitting ... he's crossed over to PayPal. 

TMZ broke the story... if no one claims Manson's body within 10 days of his death, he will be cremated. 

Tristan Thompson PARTYNEXTDOOR Makes Me Feel Single Again!!!

11/23/2017 1:12 PM PST
EXCLUSIVE

Tristan Thompson celebrated the Cleveland Cavs big win over Brooklyn Nets Wednesday night by taking it back pre-Khloe ... when he was a single dude.

Tristan and teammate Jae Crowder hit up Cleveland hot spot Magnolia nightclub at 2am.  Rapper PARTYNEXTDOOR was also there but laying low until Tristan blew his cover. 

The guy onstage at the time, rapper Choochie Flvco, didn't seem to mind the Canadian rapper taking over with "Recognize," which Tristan told everyone was one of his faves pre-Khloe.

FUN FACT: PARTYNEXTDOOR briefly dated Kylie Jenner, so doesn't look like there's any bad blood with Tristan hanging with a Kardashian ex.

91st Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade Fallon, Stefani, Pikachu & The Men in Blue!

11/23/2017 12:13 PM PST

The 91st annual Thanksgiving Day Parade went off without a hitch Thursday morning thanks to a near perfect, yet chilly, November day in the Big Apple ... and plenty men in blue lining the Midtown streets.

Jimmy Fallon, Gwen StefaniCommon, Patti LaBelle, Questlove were some of the celebs who got to ride the floats down 6th Avenue. 

Smokey Robinson's was the coolest ... he rode on a mini Mount Rushmore-themed float. Ice Age's Scrat, Pikachu, a Power Ranger, SpongeBob and Charlie Brown were some of the parade's best balloons that lined the route before Santa Claus shut it down as usual. 

Hard to ignore the heavy police presence. NYPD officers lined the parade route after the city experienced its deadliest terror attack since 9/11 this past Halloween. Gotta be thankful for New York's Finest.

Happy Thanksgiving!


Post Malone I Wasn't Dissing Hip-Hop It Was the Beer Talkin'!!!

11/23/2017 11:26 AM PST

Post Malone says he'd been drinking a ton of beer when he said people shouldn't listen to hip-hop if they want to feel something.

Post has taken a ration of crap for the comment he made during an interview in Poland.  He's now walking it back, saying his personal preference when he wants to feel something or cry is not hi- hop ... it's Bob Dylan. 

The rapper says the criticism is misplaced because he's rooted in hip-hop.

As for whether hip-hop makes you feel emotion ... well the answer is blowin' in the wind.

Lady Gaga Yammin' it Up ... For Thanksgiving

11/23/2017 10:21 AM PST

Lady Gaga joined in the Thanksgiving scramble Wednesday, shopping up a storm in West Virginia.

Gaga's fam lives in West VA., so it seems she's pitching in for Thursday's feast.

The pic was shot at a Kroger supermarket and she was all over the produce section.  The hoodie may have done the trick, because we're told no one noticed her.  Seems odd with the platinum blond hair that no one connected the dots, but they didn't. 

Gaga's grandma lives in West VA, and that's where her mom is from as well. 

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Charles Manson GoFundMe Account for Funeral Expenses

11/23/2017 7:15 AM PST
EXCLUSIVE

Some dude has started a GoFundMe account to pay for Charles Manson's funeral expenses ... and some people actually bit.

We don't know who the guy is, but he's raised $949.  He tells a sob story to get some measure of sympathy and shockingly, it seemed to have worked.

TMZ broke the story ... if no one claims the body within 10 days of Manson's death, his remains will be cremated and any expenses incurred in the cremation will be taken from Manson's assets. 

Serena Williams Check Out My Baby ... And My Rock!!!

11/23/2017 7:01 AM PST

So be honest ... what caught your eye first ... Serena Williams' ridiculously cute baby, or her ridiculously big wedding ring?

Serena posted this pic of daughter Alexis Olympia Ohanian Jr. with the caption, "Daddy knows how much I love leopard print." 

We're glad Serena posted the pic ... it gives us an excuse to re-post the wedding pics, which are some of the best in 2017.  

As for our question ... we'll give you a pass and say you first noticed the baby.

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