George Zimmerman's just won a big round in the "She-loves-me-she-loves-me-not" game -- his ex-girlfriend wants him back so badly, she's recanted her claim of domestic violence and the case has been dropped.
Zimmerman was arrested and charged with aggravated assault and battery ... after GF Samantha Schiebe claimed he pulled a shotgun on her and pushed her out of their house.
But Samantha has had a change of heart ... she wants George back, and the State Attorney for Seminole County says Samantha now says she lied about the encounter and refuses to cooperate ... hence, there's no way to successfully prosecute him.
But there's still something blocking these lovebirds from reuniting -- a restraining order, which Samantha's lawyer is now trying to get lifted.
Bottom line ... because she's fickle, George is out of a pickle.
Jail Was a Nightmare
I Wouldn't Wish It On My Worst Enemy
12/11/2013 1:41 PM PST BY TMZ STAFF
Toya Wright says her stint in jail was one of the worst experiences of her entire life ... claiming she's emotionally scarred ... even though she spent less than 24 hours behind bars.
As we previously reported, Wright -- Lil Wayne's ex-wfe/baby mama -- was locked up in Georgia yesterday after cops discovered a warrant out for her arrest during a routine traffic stop.
Toya tells us the whole thing stemmed from a speeding ticket that "slipped through the cracks."
But Toya, who appeared on the reality show "Tiny and Toya" -- is adamant she will never go back to jail because she's so traumatized by the things she saw on the inside.
Toya wouldn't get into specifics ... but says her fellow inmates were treated "inhumanely."
"I wouldn't wish jail time for my worst enemy," Toya says ... adding, "What I witnessed was so bad that I don't even want to leave the house right now."
Toya says she's even considering turning the experience into a positive by working as an "advocate of better treatment for prisoners."
As for the speeding ticket, Toya says, "Please believe I'm working on lightening up my lead foot."
Lil Wayne's Baby Mama ARRESTED
12/11/2013 10:00 AM PST BY TMZ STAFF
Lil Wayne's baby mama/ex-wife Toya Wright was arrested Tuesday in Georgia ... TMZ has learned.
The details surrounding the arrest are sketchy at best -- with one law enforcement official telling us Wright was pulled over in College Park, GA yesterday ... and during the stop, the cop noticed a warrant out for her arrest.
We're told ... the warrant was issued after Wright failed to appear at a recent court date -- though it's unclear why she was supposed to be in court to begin with.
Toya was hauled to a nearby station, where she was booked and posed for an "Are you frickin' serious?" mug shot.
Toya, who starred in the reality show "Tiny and Toya," was eventually released from jail Wednesday morning at 1:30 AM on a $290 bond.
The story was first published by MediaTakeOut.
Paul Walker Death
Alleged Wreckage Thieves Charged with FELONY
12/9/2013 2:57 PM PST BY TMZ STAFF
The law has come down hard on the guys who allegedly pillaged the Paul Walker crash scene ... they've been charged with 3 crimes.
18-year-old Jameson Witty was caught on video stealing the T-top roof of the Porsche right off the tow truck ... and, as if that wasn't enough of a smoking gun ... he then bragged about the heist by posting pics of the stolen wreckage on Instagram.
The L.A. County District Attorney has just charged Witty and his alleged accomplice, Anthony Janow, with felony grand theft, along with 2 misdemeanors -- destroying evidence and resisting, obstructing and delaying a peace officer.
If convicted, the 2 men face up to 4 years and 6 months behind bars.
Barron Hilton Puncher
12/9/2013 7:50 AM PST BY TMZ STAFF
The man who socked out Paris Hilton's little bro WILL BE arrested for the attack ... law enforcement sources tell TMZ.
We broke the story ... Lindsay Lohan's friend Ray LeMoine has admitted he threw the punches that wrecked Barron Hilton's face during a mansion party in Miami last week -- though Ray claims Barron struck him first.
Still, law enforcement sources tell TMZ ... officials now believe they have "probable cause" to arrest Ray and will most likely make their move in the very near future.
Barron Hilton claims Lindsay orchestrated the attack because she thought he was talking smack about her at the party. LeMoine claims LL had nothing to do with the altercation.
Barron not only wants to press charges -- we're told he wants to sue both Lindsay and Ray.
Stay tuned ...
'127 Hours' Amputee
Arrested on Suspicion of Domestic Violence
12/9/2013 12:20 AM PST BY TMZ STAFF
The real world inspiration for the Academy Award nominated movie "127 Hours" was arrested Saturday night in Denver on suspicion of domestic violence ... TMZ has learned.
Aron Ralston -- the man who made headlines in '03 after he ACTUALLY amputated his own forearm with a pocket knife when a boulder dislodged and trapped him inside a Utah canyon -- faces one count of assault and one count of "wrongs to minors" ... according to reports.
The movie based on his best-selling book was nominated for 6 Oscars -- including a Best Actor nom for James Franco who played Ralston.
Aron is currently being held in Denver County jail with no bail and is scheduled to appear in front of a judge tomorrow.
8:10 AM PST -- According to the police report ... Ralston told cops his girlfriend punched him twice in the back of the head after he pushed her during an argument about his son with another woman.
The report also says the couple's 8 month old son was present at the time of the assault.
Paul Walker Crash
Scumbag Roof Thieves CAUGHT ON TAPE
12/7/2013 1:00 AM PST BY TMZ STAFF
Paul Walker's fans RECORDED FOOTAGE of the scumbags who stole pieces of the wrecked Porsche GT the actor died in ... and the video, obtained by TMZ, could help prosecutors put the bad guys behind bars.
The video -- shot by fans who were at the scene to pay tribute to the actor -- captured the moments when two men ran over to the Porsche, which was on a tow truck, and ripped off pieces of the roof.
The crooks then sprinted away from the car ... as the fans screamed at them to stop and honked their car horn to alert other people about the crime.
We broke the story ... cops were called and quickly arrested one of the suspects. The other man fled the state, but cops say they know who he is and expect the guy to turn himself in soon.
The men will most likely be charged with felony grand theft and tampering with evidence -- and if convicted, they could both face some serious jail time.
Paul Walker Death
Alleged Thieves of Charred Porsche Wreckage
12/5/2013 8:00 PM PST BY TMZ STAFF
Two sickos got busted today for allegedly stealing parts of the Porsche Paul Walker died in Saturday afternoon ... according to the Sheriff's Department.
The accused thieves allegedly made off with a T-top from the roof of the Porsche Carrera GT while it was being towed from the accident site to an impound yard late Saturday night.
According to the L.A. County Sheriff's Department ... the two men snatched the part when the tow truck stopped at a red light -- however the truck driver saw them drive off, and helped detectives identify them.
We're told 18-year-old Jameson Witty was arrested today -- and his cohort, who is out of state, has been contacted and will surrender soon.
The T-top was recovered in Witty's home -- and, remarkably, he actually posted a pic of the loot on his Instagram and bragged, "Piece of Paul walkers car, took it off a tow truck at a stop light."
Alleged criminals are dumb.
Witty and his pal are expected to be booked for felony grand theft and tampering with evidence.
SERVES MARIJUANA BURGER
... Gets Arrested, Fired
12/5/2013 6:48 AM PST BY TMZ STAFF
Gives a whole new meaning to the phrase "burger joint" -- TMZ has learned, a Wendy's employee was arrested last month in Georgia ... after allegedly making a cheeseburger with one crazy off-the-menu ingredient ... marijuana.
According to the Lovejoy Police Department, 32-year-old Amy Seiber was busted during her shift on November 1 ... after a customer called 911, complaining she had found a half-smoked blunt in her cheeseburger.
The customer met with police at the Wendy's location where she ordered the burger, and cops claim Seiber immediately admitted the blunt was hers.
According to police, Seiber said she had been smoking pot on the job and conveniently "misplaced" the blunt inside the customer's burger ... right on top of the pickle.
The blunt was taken as evidence and Seiber was arrested for possession of marijuana ... oh yeah, she was also promptly fired.
We spoke to the lucky customer, who tells us she experienced food poisoning-type symptoms after the incident and had to be hospitalized.
So far, she says Wendy's has offered to help pay for her medical bills ... and has even generously thrown in a $50 gift certificate. Like she'll ever eat at Wendy's ever again.
A rep for Wendy's tells TMZ, "Obviously the employee broke the rules and did not follow proper food handling steps ... We are deeply sorry that this incident occurred.” The rep says the franchisee is working out a favorable solution with the customer, including paying her medical bills.
Drugs? What Drugs?
12/3/2013 12:44 PM PST BY TMZ STAFF
Riff Raff was just given a gift courtesy of the D.A. in Greensboro, NC ... TMZ has learned his drug case has gone away.
We broke the story ... the rapper was popped back in August when cops saw his car stopped in the middle of a street at 2:30 AM. A search allegedly turned up some weed, drug paraphernalia and an open container of alcohol.
But despite what seemed to be strong evidence, the D.A.'s office ultimately didn't believe they had enough to get a conviction. And, since this is the season for giving, the D.A. gave him a break ... and dismissed the case entirely.
Score one for Riff Raff.
Pauly D's Baby Mama
History of Domestic Violence
Bloodied Ex-BF in Brutal Fist Fight
12/3/2013 12:40 AM PST BY TMZ STAFF
Pauly D better learn to duck and cover ... 'cause his baby mama had no qualms about beating the crap out of another guy who knocked her up ... according to police records obtained by TMZ.
We've learned ... Amanda Markert was arrested in July 2009 for opening a can of whoopass on her first baby daddy -- Lance Gerbino -- leaving him with bloody lips, a nasty gash above his eye and injuries inside his mouth.
Gerbino tells TMZ ... Amanda had been out drinking with friends ... and was pissed because she had to come home to help take care of their infant son.
He claims Markert just started "going crazy" ... wailing on his face with her fists while she was holding their son. Gerbino felt the baby was in danger ... and that's why he called police.
According to police records, Markert turned herself in to cops --booked under her legal name, Amareda Markert -- but the assault charge was eventually dismissed after she completed an anger management course.
As we've reported, Markert and Pauly D are involved in an ugly custody fight over their 6-month old daughter, Amabella ... and they've both been very clear about how much they hate each other.
We contacted Amanda for comment on the domestic violence case ... she hung up on us.
Emotional After Dom. Violence Arrest
'I Love You, Monkey'
11/26/2013 2:06 PM PST BY TMZ STAFF
Former "Dancing with the Stars" contestant Aiden Turner wasted no time trying to patch things up with his GF last night -- sending an emotional message to the woman he's accused of attacking, right when he was released from jail.
We broke the story ... Aiden was arrested for domestic violence Monday after allegedly chucking a TV remote at his girlfriend ... giving her a black eye in the process.
Turner didn't have much to say about the incident when he left the Hollywood Police Station last night ... but the ex-"All My Children" star got super emotional when he turned to our camera and delivered a message to his GF ... complete with a pet nickname.
For Remote Control Domestic Violence
11/25/2013 4:39 PM PST BY TMZ STAFF
Aiden Turner -- who appeared on "Dancing with the Stars" -- has been arrested for felony domestic violence ... TMZ has learned.
Turner got into a beef with his girlfriend at their Hollywood apartment and he allegedly threw a remote control at her and hit her eye, cutting it slightly and giving her a souvenir -- a shiner.
Law enforcement sources say Turner -- who was a regular on "All My Children" -- will very likely dodge the felony bullet. We're told it's highly probable the case will be filed as a misdemeanor because the injuries were minor.
Don't touch that dial ... or else.