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J. Cole & Lil Pump Come Face to Face ... Squash 'F*** J. Cole' Beef

5/25/2018 11:33 AM PDT

J. Cole and Lil Pump have buried the hatchet in their ongoing feud ... and as it turns out, the whole thing really started about nothing.

J. Cole just released footage from a recent discussion he and Pump had in an effort to put their differences behind. If you weren't following along ... Pump released a snippet of a song called "F*** J. Cole" a couple months back, and Cole responded with "1985."

Both rappers' fan bases went back and forth for a while ... with the crowd at a recent J. Cole show erupting into a "F*** Lil Pump!" chant

In the clip, Cole questions LP about the origin of his hate -- to which Pump explains was really just comments his fans made -- there's no real ill will.

So, just like that ... beef squashed.

Stormy Daniels Her Bodyguards Abused Abbey Patrons ... And Stiffed The Club

5/25/2018 6:11 AM PDT

Stormy Daniels was a "delightful guest" Wednesday night at The Abbey in WeHo ... on the other hand, her bodyguards were thugs who were rude, aggressive and cheap ... this according to the club.

Abbey management reacted to the video we shot, showing her hired muscle getting super aggressive with photogs, flipping them off and swearing.

Management said it didn't stop once they got inside ... "Her security detail was a disaster.  They were rude to many of our guests, they were aggressive with several of our staff, they were shoving press outside and being generally rude."

And the complaints didn't stop there ... "They also walked out on their bill and didn't tip the server ... We've heard from many of you that they were taking your cell phones away.  If your cell phone was taken by her security detail, please file a report with the West Hollywood Sheriffs immediately."

So far no one has filed a police report. 

T.I. I Want Houston's Chain Shut Down For Alleged Attack on Female Customer

5/21/2018 10:24 PM PDT
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T.I. is fuming and wants a piece of a Houston's security guard he claims manhandled an innocent female customer in Atlanta. 

T.I ripped into the security guard -- who is also an ATL police officer working a 2nd job -- and the restaurant in a video he posted Monday night ... alleging the guard went into the women's restroom to drag a customer out through the restaurant, and eventually out the front door. Tip called out the guard, saying, "I need to see you! Come do me like that!!"

A video shot by the woman's friend shows her being held down by the guard. He appeared to be holding her arm behind her back, while her friends yelled at him to let her go.

One of the friends said she was calling police, and the security guard said he was "detaining" the woman until police arrived.

T.I. posted pics showing the woman's alleged injuries, including a black eye and several bruises on her leg.

According to the police report, obtained by TMZ, all 3 women -- actresses Britney Lucio, Erica Walker and Asia'h Epperson -- were charged with criminal trespass. Britney was also charged with felony obstruction.

Remember, this incident comes after T.I. organized a boycott against another Atlanta area Houston's last year when a staffer threw out a group of black female customers. T.I. had worked closely with Houston's ownership to improve relations, before lifting the ban.

Monday night he said, "We done tried to do it the Martin Luther way. It's time for Malcolm X!"7:15 AM PT -- We got T.I. Tuesday morning, as he was flying out of L.A., and he says his mission is clear ... shutting down the WHOLE Houston's chain.

Matt Barnes Not Welcome at Derek Fisher's Wedding ... Says Ex-Wife

5/21/2018 4:32 AM PDT
EXCLUSIVE

Matt Barnes will "absolutely not" be in attendance when his ex-wife, Gloria Govan, marries Derek Fisher ... so says Gloria, who claims the ex-NBA stars are still NOT on great terms. 

Remember, Barnes congratulated Govan and Fisher after they got engaged back in April -- saying he's happy for the couple because his kids have grown to love him. 

But Govan says the relationship between the former Lakers teammates is still not great -- and Matt's presence would be "really awkward."

"[Matt] and Derek aren't cool," Govan said ... "They're cordial. I wouldn't say 'beef' but they don't talk every week."

It's about what you'd expect ... considering Matt and Derek famously fought back when Derek began dating Gloria a few years ago. 

Govan closed with some advice to Matt ... don't waste your time buying a wedding gift either, because "I will throw that gift away." 

Taylor Swift 'September' Cover was 'Lethargic' ... Says EW&F Co-Writer

5/20/2018 4:26 PM PDT

Taylor Swift's cover of Earth, Wind & Fire's classic hit "September" was about as exciting as a drunk and sedated turtle napping ... so says one of the co-writers of the song.

Allee Willis, who co-wrote "September" with EW&F's Maurice White and Al McKay, shared her thoughts on Taylor's rendition Friday during a show in Detroit. 

Here's what she reportedly said, in part -- it's pretty brutal ... "I didn't really think she did a horrible job. Yes, I felt it was as lethargic as a drunk turtle dozing under a sunflower after ingesting a bottle of Valium, and I thought it had all the build of a one-story motel, but, I mean, the girl didn't kill anybody." OUCHHH!!!!!

The criticism went on ... "She didn't run over your foot. She just cut a very calm and somewhat boring take of one of the peppiest, happiest, most popular songs in history."

Taylor released her acoustic version of "September" last month on Spotify. She caught a lot of backlash for turning the funky song into a country snoozer. The band's very own lead singer, Philip Bailey, praised Taylor's take, but clearly Willis disagreed.

She finished her thoughts with this message to Taylor ... "I'm honored you'd choose to do my song and that it meant enough to you that you wanted to personalize it to the goddamn 28th night of September, that you wanted to cover it with banjo."

Do you remember // That time Taylor Swift pissed off someone who helped write "September?" Hell yes we do.

Josh Allen Jalen Ramsey's Trash Talk Doesn't Faze Me

5/17/2018 6:07 AM PDT
EXCLUSIVE

Buffalo Bills rookie QB Josh Allen ain't jawing back at Jalen Ramsey ... in fact, he's combating Jalen's trash talk with one of the nicest compliments you can give. 

Just last week, Ramsey -- the stud corner for the Jacksonville Jaguars -- retweeted some video of Allen throwing at Bills rookie minicamp and said, "That's a pick waiting to happen."

He later deleted the tweet ... but Allen definitely heard about it. 

So, when we saw the 21-year-old at LAX, we asked if he took offense ... 

"That's like one of the best corners in the league," Allen said. 

When asked if it bothered him even a little bit, he shot back -- "Not at all."

FYI, the Bills play the Jags in November ... we'll see if it stays this cordial on the field. 

Lil Pump Shouts Out J. Cole ... What Beef?

5/16/2018 5:19 PM PDT
EXCLUSIVE

If you thought there was beef between Lil Pump and J. Cole, think again, because Lil Pump just squashed it for our camera.

J. Cole had to stop the crowd at Rolling Loud Festival in Florida over the weekend from chanting "f*** Lil Pump" when he performed his track "1985 (Intro to 'The Fall Off')." So we asked Pump Wednesday at LAX, how he felt about Cole's gesture.

Pump didn't use many words ... but made it clear he's got love for Cole. 

On '1985' ... Cole calls out mumble rappers on the track and many fans believe the song is about Pump, although he's never mentioned by name in the lyrics. 

Pump didn't take the diss too seriously. He was spotted dancing beside the stage during Cole's set at Rolling Loud. Pump also performed at the festival. 

He also gave himself a shout-out ... with a very Pump-esque plug for his upcoming album.

T.I. Arrest He Came Looking for a Fight ... According to Police Report

5/16/2018 2:32 PM PDT
EXCLUSIVE

T.I. was ready to fight the security guard who gave him grief when he tried to enter his own gated community ... this according to the police report.

According to the report, the security guard said T.I. pulled up at around 4 AM Wednesday. The guard asked who he was and where he was going and T.I. replied, "Harris, hook me up."

The security guard told cops he did not recognize T.I., so he didn't let him pass. The guard says that's when T.I. began hurling profanities, yelling at him to open the gate. The guard eventually relented, and opened the gate.

T.I. went in but then walked back to the gate, and the guard told cops that's when T.I. began threatening him, saying, "Come outside so we can deal with this man to man. Let go in the street."

The guard told cops he felt threatened and called police. According to the police report, dispatch heard T.I. yelling in the background.

Cops say when they arrived they could smell alcohol on T.I.'s breath.

T.I. was arrested for simple assault, disorderly conduct and public drunkenness.

Damon Wayans Ding Dong, Clayne Crawford is Dead To Me on 'Lethal Weapon'

5/15/2018 7:49 AM PDT

Damon Wayans is blasting his former "Lethal Weapon" costar, Clayne Crawford, as a menace to everyone on the show's set, and blaming him for the stunt that left him bloodied.

Damon claims Clayne smashed a male costar in the mouth with a bottle, and insists it was not an accident. Before he was fired, Clayne also directed some episodes of the FOX drama, and Damon claims he "Relished in making females cry. And struck fear in cast and crew."

During a since-deleted Twitter rant, Damon posted a pic of a sticker he says other staffers posted around the set referring to Crawford as an "emotional terrorist."

He's also really pissed about a stunt during a Crawford-directed episode where shrapnel cut the back of his head. Damon is blaming him for a lack of safety measures on set.

Crawford did cop to having angry outbursts, but added, "I am incredibly sorry if my passion for doing good work has ever made anyone feel less than comfortable on our set."

Damon says he waited until FOX picked up the show for its third season before dancing on Crawford's TV grave. When they start shooting the new season ... Seann William Scott will take over as Murtaugh's partner.

Safe to say ... Damon's feeling too old for this s**t.  

Jalen Ramsey Clowns Bills QB Josh Allen ... Deletes Tweet

5/11/2018 11:01 AM PDT
Breaking News

It's only May ... and Jalen Ramsey is already trying to get into Josh Allen's head! 

The Jacksonville Jaguars star saw some video of the Buffalo Bills QB taking his first snaps during minicamp ... and decided to weigh in with some friendly trash talk. 

"That's a pick waiting to happen," Ramsey posted in a response to the Buffalo Bills tweet.  

But within minutes, Ramsey decided to pull back ... and deleted the tweet -- replacing it with another comment, "imma chill."

Ramsey will get a chance to back up his twitter talk when the Jaguars play the Bills during the regular season on November 25. 

Meanwhile, Allen got some 1-on-1 time with Bills legend Jim Kelly ... who came down to the training camp to impart some wisdom on the rookie. 

The two posed for pics in front of the media before heading to the locker room for a private conversation. 

Props to Kelly who seems to be in great spirits while recovering from a major surgery to remove cancer from his jaw

Bill Clinton Shades White House Over 'Dying' McCain Diss

5/11/2018 9:51 AM PDT
EXCLUSIVE

Former President Bill Clinton embraced John McCain in a big way, clearly throwing shade on the White House staffer who dismissed the Arizona Senator as a guy whose opinion doesn't matter because "he's dying anyway."

We got Clinton leaving The Pierre hotel in NYC Friday, and when our photog asked about the crass comment, you see him stop, turn, process his words and then speak.

Clinton calls McCain a "remarkable patriot." And, Clinton says, he couldn't have ended the Vietnam war if it were not for the famed prisoner of war. As for Clinton saying he ended the Vietnam war, he's referring to getting a full accounting of MIAs during his presidency and ending the trade embargo.

As you know, Trump's Special Assistant Kelly Sadler made her loathsome comment in response to McCain's opposition to Trump's CIA nominee Gina Haspel.

Justin Theroux Arch Enemy Allegedly ... Threatened Neighbors with 'Harpoons'

5/10/2018 4:30 PM PDT
EXCLUSIVE

The neighborhood war between Justin Theroux and Norman Resnicow has now erupted into a battle royale in the entire building, because now other residents claim they were held at bay with 2 harpoons.

Theroux has been involved in a nuclear war with Resnicow for years. Two neighbors signed affidavits on Theroux's behalf, describing a confrontation with Resnicow in April. According to them, Resnicow has now declared war on them.

The fellow residents say on April 29, Resnicow confronted one of them in the lobby with what looked like 2 harpoons ... one in each hand. It appears they were actually log rollers, which look like harpoons.

According to legal docs, the residents say Resnicow physically intimidated them with the log rollers ... berating them and accusing them of perjury. Other neighbors apparently came down and tried to calm Resnicow, to no avail. The residents say they were all threatened in the lobby.

A judge just issued a temporary restraining order ... prohibiting Resnicow from influencing, harassing, intimidating or threatening any witnesses or prospective witnesses, including 4 of the other residents.

D.C. United Coach Shades Alexi Lalas Over Wayne Rooney Diss

5/10/2018 3:07 PM PDT
EXCLUSIVE

Soccer BEEF!!!!

D.C United coach Ben Olsen clearly wasn't too pleased about Alexi Lalas' comments on Wayne Rooney -- because now he's throwing some shade of his own. 

Earlier this week, Lalas told us he wasn't too pumped about the MLS team working on a deal with Rooney -- because the guy's essentially a has-been

"For me, Wayne Rooney doesn't move the needle," Lalas said ... "It might fill some seats, but not that many seats."

Olsen tells TMZ Sports ... the deal with Rooney isn't done yet -- but he's already going to bat for the striker ... with a shot at Lalas. 

FYI, Lalas and Olsen have known each other for years -- in fact, they were both founding members of the MLS Players Union back in 2003.  

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