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Mally Mall

Nick Cannon Praises

Trashes Mariah in New Album

12/25/2014 8:15 AM PST BY TMZ STAFF
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Mally Mall dropped one on us at LAX Wednesday ... saying he's doing an album with Nick Cannon next year and there are references to Mariah Carey ... some of which are NOT flattering. 

The mega hip-hop producer first made it sound like Nick played nice in describing his relationship, but then he half took it back and said Nick's comments will be "controversial." 

From all we've heard, Nick's trying to put a good face on his current relationship with Mariah, making it appear they're getting along much better as friends than as husband and wife.

Looks like that status could change.

Lil Wayne

Warns Birdman ...

My Next Rant's Gonna Be in Court!

12/25/2014 12:50 AM PST BY TMZ STAFF
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 is ready to take his feud with Birdman to the next level ... threatening to drag him and Cash Money into court if they don't drop his album NOW. 

Sources very close to the feud tell TMZ ... Wayne has issued a simple ultimatum, in writing, no less -- release "Tha Carter V" pronto ... or he will sue to leave Cash Money altogether. 

We're told Wayne is standing firm in his belief the album is ready to go -- but Birdman still says there's a lot of behind-the-scenes work left to be done. 

Wayne and Birdman still aren't speaking to each other. We're told Wayne is only focused on the album. When and if that gets done, he'll worry about fixing the friendship ... if that's even possible now.

Jordin Sparks

Flips the Bird

to Seahawks Fan

12/23/2014 12:12 PM PST BY TMZ STAFF
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It was the battle of the birds ... Cardinals vs. Seahawks ... and Jordin Sparks let hers fly right in the direction of a Seattle fan this weekend -- and TMZ Sports has the pic. 

Sparks -- a die-hard AZ Cards fan -- was singing the National Anthem at University of Phoenix Stadium in Glendale this weekend ... when a fan in a Seahawks beanie got her attention.  

We're guessing there was some smack talk between the two sides ... and it culminated in a pretty solid one-finger salute from the former "American Idol" champ. 

In the end, the Seahawks fan got the last laugh ... Richard Sherman and company shellacked the Cards 35 to 6.

Iggy Azalea

Afraid To Face Ex ...

Fears Violence In Texas

12/22/2014 9:37 AM PST BY TMZ STAFF
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 is pleading with a judge to block her ex-BF's attempt to force her back to Texas ... because she says he's violent and she fears for her safety.

Iggy is embroiled in a bitter lawsuit with Hefe Wine -- she sued him for surreptitiously downloading her personal computer and trying to hawk her music.

Wine is asking the judge to move the case from L.A. to Houston, where he lives, but Iggy is panicked. She says that's his turf and he's "vindictive and violent." It seems she's saying Wine has more access to her if she comes to him.

There's another reason why she feels safer in L.A. -- boyfriend/Lakers' guard/6'7" Nick Young.

The Lakers may suck this year, but a big guy is a big guy.

Tyga

Blac Chyna's a Bad Mom

I Want Custody!

12/22/2014 12:55 AM PST BY TMZ STAFF
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Tyga thinks Blac Chyna is unfit to properly care for their child because she twerks and parties too much ... seriously.

Tyga is alarmed that Blac Chyna seems more interested in hitting the clubs than parenting their 2-year-old son King Cairo, so we've learned he will file legal docs asking for primary custody.

The rapper thinks his baby mama has lost her focus on caring for the little boy ... she's more interested in making a spectacle of herself ... twerking day and night when there's a camera in sight.

He lost it when he saw the double twerk featuring Blac Chyna and Amber Rose. And when she went out later that same night and partied at a club, he decided he was going to take her to court. He says he does not want his son raised by nannies.

The former couple does not have a custody order, but currently she has the kid more than him. He wants to change that.

We reached out to Blac Chyna ... so far no word back.

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Joanna Krupa

Brandi Glanville

'You're Trailer Trash, Bitch'

12/21/2014 12:35 AM PST BY TMZ STAFF
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'Real Housewife' Joanna Krupa sounds like she's ready to physically duke it out with archenemy Brandi Glanville ... calling her a trailer trash fame whore who is a European model wannabe.  

Krupa went ballistic when our photog asked about Brandi, who trashed her on Andy Cohen's show. Glanville insinuated Cohen got food poisoning from bad fish ... code for Krupa's smelly vagina.

Krupa went for the jugular, telling us Brandi is so pathetic there's no room for doubt on why Eddie Cibrian dumped her. 

Watch the video. It has all the makings of a fabulous bitch fight.
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LL Cool J

Squashes Legendary Rap Feud With Canibus

12/20/2014 10:38 AM PST BY TMZ STAFF
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launchLL Cool J and Canibus' rap feud is FINALLY OVER ...  and we got video evidence to prove their on stage bro-down was totally legit.

Ladies Love told the crowd at the Barclays Center Friday night he's had a lot of beefs in his life ... but sometimes you've gotta be the bigger man -- and then brought Canibus on stage to a loud ovation.

For those of you who aren't hip hop heads ... the war started in the late '90s -- after Canibus threw an underhanded jab at LL while recording their duet "4, 3, 2, 1" ... the same track they performed last night during the reunion.

Sources tell us LL reached out to his former foe a few weeks ago to gauge the rappers interest ... and Canibus jumped at the chance to end their 17 year battle.

The two rappers hugged it out on stage afterward ... then the "NCIS: Los Angeles" star complimented Canibus' career -- even though it sounded a little backhanded.

Progress?

Birdman

Lil Wayne Will Fly the Coop

Over My Dead Body

12/14/2014 12:55 AM PST BY TMZ STAFF
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Birdman Lil Wayne BeefBirdman is NOT letting Lil Wayne out of his recording contract, no matter how much he bitches.

Sources close to Birdman tell us ... he's deeply offended by Weezy's public rants ... claiming Birdman has tried to derail his career by refusing to release his new album. Weezy didn't mince words, tweeting, "I want off this label and nothing to do with these people."

Birdman is unmoved and vows to duke it out in court if necessary, because a contract is a contract.  

As for the delay in dropping the album, we're told Birdman says there's lots of administrative work that goes into releasing a record, and Weezy is just a rapper, not a businessman, so what does he know?

Birdman still intends to release the album, but on his time, not Weezy's.

Wayne has thrown down the gauntlet, calling himself a prisoner of the Cash Money music mogul.

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Terrence Howard's Ex-Wife

I Know You Got Money, Bitch ...

I Saw Your Contract!

12/12/2014 5:30 PM PST BY TMZ STAFF
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Terrence Howard just got busted making too much cash ... according to his ex, who says even though he's getting big paychecks for a new TV show -- he still refuses to pay up the $500k he owes.

Michelle Howard says she filed a subpoena to get Terrence's contract for his new series "Empire" -- and found out he's making $125k per filmed episode.  Then she went to imdb.com and found out he's shot 3 so far ... did the math ... and figured he's got a cool $375,000 to put toward his tab with her.

In the docs, Michelle says Terrence owes the cash to her, her attorneys, and also for late fees since he continues to stiff her. As we previously reported ... Terrence filed docs back in July, claiming he was broke as a joke and couldn't make the payments.

"Empire" debuts next year on FOX -- and obviously, at least one person will be watching. Very closely. With a calculator.

Drake

No Scars After Diddy Fight

12/12/2014 10:10 AM PST BY TMZ STAFF

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Drake finally surfaced after the Diddy fight looking no worse for wear -- of course he waited almost 4 days to show his face in public.

Drake went on a shopping trip in Miami Thursday -- the first time we've seen his whole face since Diddy took a shot at him early Monday morning outside LIV Nightclub.

As we first told you ... Drake re-injured his shoulder during the scrap, and actually had to go to the ER. Looks like his mug fared much better.

Respect.

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Angelina Jolie

Icy Stare

for Sony Exec

12/12/2014 6:52 AM PST BY TMZ STAFF

1212-angelina-jolie-amy-pascal-APAngelina Jolie could not give a better look of death to the Sony honcho who was part of a conversation in which Angie was trashed as an untalented, egomaniacal brat.

The "Unbroken" director came face-to-face Wednesday with Amy Pascal at an event Wednesday for women in Hollywood.

Angie was the subject of a now-famous leak ... during a time she was in a battle with head honchos over who would direct the movie, "Jobs."

The bad guy in the email conversation is not Amy but super-producer Scott Rudin, who called her "a minimally talented spoiled brat."  He also said, "She's a camp event and a celebrity and that's all and the last thing anybody needs is to make a giant bomb with her that any fool could see coming."

You gotta admit ... Pascal has balls, and Angie clearly wants to cut them off.

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Heather McDonald

So Over Chelsea Handler ...

And Headed to TLC

12/12/2014 12:30 AM PST BY TMZ STAFF
EXCLUSIVE

Heather McDonald Margaret Cho ShowComedian Heather McDonald is teaming up with Margaret Cho for a new show with TLC ... this after our sources say she was completely blindsided by Chelsea Handler's move to Netflix.

According to our sources, McDonald -- a longtime fixture on "Chelsea Lately" -- and Cho are doing a show called "All About Sex" that will air Saturday nights. We're told their show will bust on the show airing before it ... "Sex Sent Me to the ER."  

Our sources say McDonald was relieved to land the gig after she was given ZERO heads up from Handler that show was ending. 

TLC has yet to announce the new show, but we're told it will premiere in January.
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Kevin Hart

Lashes Out at Sony Exec for 'Whore' Snipe

'I Protect My Brand'

12/11/2014 1:16 PM PST BY TMZ STAFF

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Kevin Hart has come out swinging at the Sony exec who groused, "I'm not saying he's a whore, but he's a whore" ... saying he will NOT be taken advantage of by ignorant bosses.

Kevin was the subject of a Sony leak Wednesday ... when an email was leaked from Clint Culpepper who made the comment because Kevin wanted additional money for promoting the movie "Think Like a Man Too" on social media.

Kevin just fired back on Instagram, "I OWN MY BRAND ... I MAKE SMART DECISIONS FOR MY BRAND ... I PROTECT MY BRAND ... I will never allow myself to be taken advantage of."

Kevin takes a swipe at Culpepper, saying, "I'm able to brush ignorance off of my shoulder and continue to move forward."

And Kevin offers inspiration by saying, "Knowing your self worth is extremely important people ... i worked very hard to get where I am today." 

Kevin talked about the leak on a Phoenix radio interview this morning, ironically while promoting a movie.

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