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'America's Got Talent' Duo So Here's Our Hook

8/4/2016 2:10 PM PDT BY TMZ STAFF
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Ryan Stock and AmberLynn Walker -- the "America's Got Talent" team that had an epic fail when she accidentally shot him -- have a follow-up stunt that will make you jump out of your skin.

The recently-booted contestants were on "TMZ Live" Thursday when Ryan decided to give himself the hook ... but this time, literally.

Check out the full interview on today's "TMZ Live."

'America's Got Talent' Flaming Arrow Stunt Gone Seriously Wrong

8/2/2016 7:43 PM PDT BY TMZ STAFF
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"America's Got Talent" viewers just witnessed a truly scary moment when one contestant accidentally shot her husband in the throat with a flaming arrow.

Contestants Amber and Ryan, a sideshow duo, have made their mark on the show performing dangerous stunts. Tuesday's stunt was supposed to end with Amber hitting a target in Ryan's mouth with the arrow ... but her aim was way off and it struck him in the throat instead.

Our 'AGT' sources say Ryan's fine, he was just shaken up after the mishap.

That's the risk you take when you do it live. 

'AGT' Metal Grandpa I'm With The Band Now!

7/13/2016 2:14 PM PDT BY TMZ STAFF
EXCLUSIVE

John Hetlinger made it to the big time -- and it only took 82 years!

Hetlinger -- who went crazy viral for rocking out to Drowning Pool's "Bodies" on "America's Got Talent" -- will join the band onstage Friday in front of thousands at Chicago Open Air music festival.

Like a true rock star -- priority #1 is partying. The band says it's treating John to all the alcohol he wants. 

Hetlinger will join Drowning Pool at their signing booth after their set -- here's hoping he gets to autograph someone's boobs.

Philadelphia Eagles Player Crushes 'America's Got Talent' ... Watch Me Blow Minds!

6/22/2016 6:02 AM PDT BY TMZ STAFF

Philadelphia Eagles long snapper Jon Dorenbos KILLED IT on "America's Got Talent" on Tuesday -- pulling off a magic trick that left Simon Cowell's jaw thiiiis close to the floor. 

Turns out the 14 year NFL veteran -- and 2 time Pro Bowler -- dabbles in magic in his off time ... and put his skills on display on the NBC show this week. 

You gotta watch the 35-year-old in action -- dude got a "Yes" from all 4 judges!!!! 

'AGT' Metal Grandpa Drowning Pool Wants 82-Year-Old to Join Band!

6/8/2016 12:40 AM PDT BY TMZ STAFF
EXCLUSIVE

82-year-old John Hetlinger just got an offer he can't refuse ... to go onstage with the wildly popular metal group Drowning Pool for an encore performance of "Bodies."

John rocked the audience of "America's Got Talent" with his rendition, and now Pool guitarist C.J. Pierce is trying to track down the grandpa. 

The goal is to get John to Chicago for the Open Air Festival in July. C.J. says they'll cover John's travel and beer expenses ... and whatever else it takes.

Beats shuffleboard.

Simon Cowell No Marriage Talk In Front of My Baby Mama!!

4/8/2016 6:25 AM PDT BY TMZ STAFF

Simon Cowell got put on blast when a paparazzo dared to bring up the "M" word while Simon's girlfriend, Lauren Silverman, was feet away -- and you gotta see the ex-'Idol' judge's reaction.

Truth is ... this clip is weird all around. Cowell was partying at Ago in West Hollywood after the "American Idol" finale, but did NOT seem like the guy America came to love/hate.

He talked about crappy old 'Idol' wannabes, replacing Howard Stern and even baby diapers -- and not ONE negative word from the guy ... until the whole marriage thing came up.

Watch ... there's still a little of old Simon in there.

Simon Cowell Sued Over 'America's Got Talent' Low Wire Act

12/16/2015 3:13 PM PST BY TMZ STAFF
EXCLUSIVE

1216_simon_cowell_TMZ_2bSimon Cowell is being sued for millions by a woman who has no talent when it comes to clearing wires.

D'Arcy Gurr was at a taping of "America's Got Talent" back in April when she tripped and fell on wires that were left on the floor.

She says in her lawsuit, obtained by TMZ, the studio was overcrowded, which made things way more dangerous.

The incident occurred during a taping at the L.A. County Fair.

Gurr is suing the show, Simon, and the fairground for $5 million.

Nick Cannon BOOED AT KNICKS GAME ... No Mercy at the Garden

4/4/2014 11:33 AM PDT BY TMZ STAFF
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Nick Cannon got treated like an ENEMY at a Knicks game at Madison Square Garden this week ... when the crowd turned and hammered him with BOOS ... and TMZ Sports has the footage. 

Cannon was shooting a segment for "America's Got Talent" on April 2nd -- during halftime of the Knicks vs. Nets game. 

We're told producers came out first and asked the crowd to cheer ... but when Nick took the floor, the crowd showered him with hate. 

At one point, Nick told the crowd, "Go ahead. Boo louder. Get it outta your system!" But the reverse psychology didn't work.

Eventually, Nick tried to pull off a trick shot (with the help of producers) ... but that didn't work either and the booing continued until the crowd got tired. 

Hey, keep your head up Nick ... New Yorkers even booed Tim Tebow during a Yankees game back in 2012.

Who boos Tim Tebow?!

Heidi Klum Best Chiquita EVER!

2/9/2014 7:17 AM PST BY TMZ STAFF
0209-heidi-klum-banana-splashHeidi Klum basked in a make-shift banana hammock as she watched her son's soccer practice.

The "America's Got Talent" judge made it typically difficult for soccer dads to focus on the Brentwood, CA field.

Germany's got talent, too ... clearly.

Sharon Osbourne 'America's Got Talent' Stage Is a Death Trap

10/15/2013 11:03 AM PDT BY TMZ STAFF
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Sharon Osbourne is blasting NBC -- calling the network a "disgrace" for ignoring a makeup artist who allegedly suffered serious injuries on the set of "America's Got Talent."

We broke the story ... Sharon's former makeup artist Jude Alcala is suing the Peacock, claiming he fell through a hole in the "AGT" set -- breaking his femur and damaging his shoulder.

Now, Sharon is going on the attack on Jude's behalf ... telling TMZ, "[It's] the worst stage in the entire world."

She continued, "Some guy designed a stage set with a hole in the middle. Somebody has to pay the price."

We reached out to NBC and Fremantle for comment on the lawsuit -- but never heard back.

Sharon Osbourne Makeup Artist Sues 'AGT' I Fell Into a Hole & Broke My Leg

10/14/2013 12:40 AM PDT BY TMZ STAFF
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You know Sharon Osbourne is loving this -- TMZ has learned her former "America's Got Talent" makeup artist is now suing her arch-nemesis ... insisting it's AGT's fault he suffered a nasty workplace accident.

Jude Alcala -- who did makeup for 'AGT' in 2012 (including Sharon's) -- filed the lawsuit against NBC as well as producers Syco Entertainment and FremantleMedia, claiming he accidentally stepped into a hole in the stage last June ... and fell 6 feet, permanently injuring himself.

According to the lawsuit, NBC and producers negligently maintained the stage without proper warning signs -- and therefore ... it's their fault the accident happened.

Sources close to Alcala tell us, the makeup artist broke his femur during the fall, and damaged his shoulder so badly it required surgery.

We're told Sharon (who famously left 'AGT' on bitter terms last year) lent her full support to Jude after the accident.

Jude is suing for negligence and more, demanding unspecified damages. Calls to NBC and Fremantle were not returned.

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Jerry Lewis Freestyle Raps ... IN YIDDISH!!!

6/9/2013 5:30 AM PDT BY TMZ STAFF
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Jerry Lewis
has mad Yiddish flow ... or maybe it's mad gibberish flow ... either way, it was definitely an attempt at a freestyle rap ... and TMZ has the footage.

The 87-year-old legend unleashed his skillz last week in between shooting scenes for his movie "Max Rose" -- when he injected himself into a rap battle with "America's Got Talent" sensation Chris La Vrar (who just happened to be on the set that day).

Lewis -- impressed with La Vrar's rhymes -- replied, "Very good. Very, VERY good ... I want to do one now in Jewish."

The crowd laughs -- but Jerry was SERIOUS -- and busts out a rap that you've just GOT to hear ... especially if you're a Yiddish scholar ... because then you can tell us what he says.

Seriously, we tried to make out the words ... but no dice.

So ... help?

'America's Got Talent' Star CHEATS DEATH After Tree-Smashing Car Crash

5/21/2013 12:30 AM PDT BY TMZ STAFF
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"America's Got Talent" star Zac Gordon ... aka Horse ... aka the guy with iron testicles ... is lucky to be alive ... after smashing his car into a tree while trying to avoid striking a deer, TMZ has learned.

Horse -- who became famous for allowing people to bash him in the scrotal-region on AGT -- tells us he was driving in Harrisburg, PA Saturday when a deer suddenly ran out in front of his car.  Horse says he jerked the wheel, trying not to kill the animal ... but lost control and went careening into a tree.

Zac says he hit the tree so hard the car flipped over -- "I legitimately thought I was going to die."

An ambulance rushed to the scene and hauled the AGT star off to the hospital. He was released later that night with a possible concussion, sore neck and scratches ... but luckily no major injuries.

"I'm just glad to be alive," Horse tell us.

Now, here's Zac crashing into other things:

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