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Guess Who This Swinging Kid Turned Into!

10/9/2018 12:01 AM PDT

Before this recreational kid was taking a swing at slaying the Halloween season, she was just another kid enjoying the outdoors in the mean streets of New York City. Can you guess who she is?

Chris Martin & Dakota Johnson Throw Gender Reveal Party ... But, Rep Says Not Their Baby

10/8/2018 12:56 PM PDT
EXCLUSIVE

12:50 PM PT -- Dakota's rep tells us she is NOT pregnant, and they were just throwing a birthday party. The rep did not say what the deal was with the pink and blue balloons.

Chris Martin and Dakota Johnson are having a baby, and the timing of their gender reveal party is pretty interesting ... considering what Chris' ex just celebrated.

Chris and Dakota, who've been dating for about a year, had a party at his place on Sunday, and photos and video from the event make it clear what they were celebrating.

Blue and pink balloons were tied down in arches ... as their celeb friends arrived. Dakota's folks -- Melanie Griffith and Don Johnson -- walked in, along with Sean Penn and Julia Roberts.

Looks like Don was last to arrive ... because about 10 minutes after he got there, the string of blue balloons were released into the sky. So, all signs point to them having a boy, unless someone screwed up the release.

Chris' big baby news came one week after Gwyneth Paltrow tied the knot with her new guy, Brad Falchuk. Chris didn't attend their wedding ... he was performing at the Global Citizen Festival in NYC, and Dakota was there with him.

Interesting, when Dakota walked onstage she was wearing a very baggy outfit and overcoat. Little did we know, she had a baby on board.

Originally published 11:25 AM PT

Kanye West & Chance the Rapper Daddy Day Care 2 Starring Saint and Kensli at the Sugar Factory!!!

10/7/2018 12:24 PM PDT
EXCLUSIVE

Kanye West and Chance the Rapper are dads about town in Chicago right now -- ready to turn up on a moment's notice ... with their two toddlers nearby to make it even sweeter.

Ye was back in Chicago this weekend, and on Saturday, he took his son, Saint, back to the famous Sugar Factory where he was also joined by Chance and his own daughter, Kensli. Looks like the party was well underway by the time Chano showed ... can ya tell?

In this clip, obtained by TMZ, you see Kanye dancing in his private booth with a decently sized audience around him, clapping to some music. Kanye stands up on the cushion, and then suddenly Chance emerges from the crowd with Kensli in his arms. 

Seems Kanye really wanted his Chitown pal to join him onstage on-table ... before quickly realizing he might've been a little too close to the sparklers, and possibly off balance.

Chance eventually indulged Ye and got on up there with Kensli in his arms -- Ye did the same with Saint. Yeah, these two are giving Eddie Murphy and Jeff Garlin a run for their money.

'Ray Donovan' Actor Pooch Hall Dangerously Recorded His Kids WHILE He Was Driving

10/7/2018 1:00 AM PDT
EXCLUSIVE

"Ray Donovan" actor Marion "Pooch" Hall put his kids in danger with some questionable behavior behind the wheel ... months before his shocking DUI arrest.

We did some digging and found a video Hall recorded and posted May 11 on Instagram. It shows him joking around with his boys in the backseat and recording them ... but he's doing it WHILE he's driving. The footage is even more unsettling on the heels of Hall's DUI.

TMZ broke the story ... Hall was busted Wednesday night in Burbank, CA when he had his 2-year-old son on his lap, and at the wheel, when he hit 2 parked cars. Cops say Hall's BAC was .25 ... more than 3 times the limit. Witnesses were horrified to see Pooch's child crying in the front seat while the child's car seat was laying uninstalled in the back seat.

In the IG video, you can see one of his kids standing in the back seat clearly not wearing a seat belt. His toddler son is at least in a car seat this time. Hall's older daughter is in the passenger seat. It only looks like she's in the driver's seat because the phone's selfie mode flips the image.

As we first reported ... DCFS opened an investigation after the DUI arrest.

O-Town's Ashley Parker Angel Cut Me Some Slack on Child Support ... I Got a 'Wicked' Back Injury!!!

10/7/2018 12:40 AM PDT
EXCLUSIVE

Former O-Town member Ashley Parker Angel says he suffered an injury that kept him from making big bucks on Broadway, so he's asking a judge for a break ... according to new legal docs.

Angel claims he severely hurt his back in May while working on the famed musical "Wicked," so he lost his role and was not earning his normal paycheck for nearly 2 months. He says his injury resulted in a financial loss of more than $26,000 ... so he can't afford his monthly child support payment of $1,836.

On top of that, Ashley says the custody situation with his 12-year-old son, Lyric, has changed. He says he now splits custody with Lyric's mom, Tiffany Lynn Rowe, 50/50 ... but is still paying custody like she has him 90 percent of the time.

Angel adds the nature of his acting work is very fickle and with all of his other expenses, he pretty much lives paycheck to paycheck ... especially since he's unemployed after losing his "Wicked" gig.

Rowe calls B.S. though -- according to the docs -- claiming Angel has other sources of income than the musical ... including from a supplement company he launched last year. She also accuses him of treating child support as optional, and says it's his own fault he doesn't save money for the downtimes in his employment.

Angel's asking the court to reduce his monthly child support payment. A judge has yet to rule ... but there's a hearing next month.

Ben Affleck Closely Monitored In Custody Agreement with Jen Garner

10/6/2018 1:00 AM PDT
EXCLUSIVE

Ben Affleck and Jennifer Garner have reached a custody agreement, but it is vague for an obvious reason ... Ben's issue with alcohol.

As we have already reported, the couple long ago agreed to joint custody of their 3 kids. There are 2 elements to the agreement -- legal and physical custody.

Legal custody is simple ... they will jointly agree on decisions that affect the kids, such as education and various activities.  

As for physical custody, that's where it gets tricky. As we reported, the divorce was held up for a long time because Ben was on and off the bottle, and Jennifer didn't want to strike any custody arrangement until he was sober and stable.

We're told the physical custody agreement is vague ... it doesn't outline any specific division of time with the kids. But, we're told, at least at the beginning, Jen will get the lion's share of custodial time, and when Ben has the kids he will have a monitor to ensure he's sober and the kids are safe.

There's another factor -- their kids are older now -- 12, 9 and 6 -- and they may be conscious of Ben's problem with alcohol and how it's affected their family, and they will have a voice as well. 

Guess Who This Polka Dot Tot Turned Into!

10/5/2018 12:01 AM PDT

Before this buttoned-up beauty was famous for being funny, she was just another Boston city gal exploring the great outdoors! Can you guess who she is?

Cardi B First Shots of Baby Kulture ... Chillin' on a Balcony

10/3/2018 5:48 PM PDT

Cardi B had a little photo shoot for her baby girl, which gives us our first real glimpse of her ... albeit from long distance.

Cardi was looking comfy in a robe on a balcony in Miami, and got her daughter Kulture dressed up in a tutu to snap some adorable pics Wednesday.

The rapper had a helper to hold her baby girl for the shoot, but we're not quite sure who she is. It looks like Kulture's in good hands though.

As we reported, Cardi and Offset have been very private with their daughter, only giving us a tiny tease of what she looks like back in August. There was also an extreme closeup of Kulture's lips on Cardi's Instagram story.

But, now we got a full baby shot, and we gotta say -- from a distance ... lookin' cute!

'Mean Girls' Cute Kids Guess Who!

10/3/2018 12:01 AM PDT

It's October 3 ... and we're celebrating "Mean Girls" day by doing more than just wearing pink on Wednesdays!

To honor the movie masterpiece we've gathered fetch photos of the cast from a time before army pants and flip-flops were in style for your viewing pleasure. Sit with us and see if you can guess which grool "Mean Girls" stars these cute kids turned into!

Guess Who This Smiling Sweetheart Turned Into!

10/1/2018 12:01 AM PDT

Before this dressed up doll was receiving nominations as an actress on a hit television show, she was just another little girl showing off her sweet style! Can you guess who she is?

Cardi B My Breasts are Duct-Tape Free!!!

9/30/2018 7:12 AM PDT
EXCLUSIVE

Cardi B revealed 2 important things to our photog Saturday night in NYC after rocking the Global Citizen Festival. She was scared to appear on stage, and her nipples were duct-tape free.

Cardi performed in front of a massive crowd in Central Park ... her first U.S. performance since giving birth to her daughter, Kulture.

The reason, of course, for the duct-tape Q was a follow-up to her hysterical video in which she confessed she had to duct tape her breasts after giving birth.

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Cardi also shared with us how she removes the duct-tape without injuring herself.

No doubt about it ... she's back. 

LeBron James Jr. The High School Class You Must Take ... From Ex-NBA All-Star

9/30/2018 12:40 AM PDT
EXCLUSIVE

LeBron James Jr. LISTEN UP ... you're about to get some life advice from a former NBA All-Star who's been EXACTLY where you are, and knows exactly what you need to do.

The former hooper is Baron Davis, who attended the prestigious Crossroads school where James is currently enrolled ... and was a fantastic basketball player there back in the '90s.

We got Baron out in L.A. and asked him if he had any sage words for BJ that might help him navigate life at Crossroads, and he answered immediately.

"Get into the arts," Baron says. "Everything else, all that school's got to offer. You're going to be great at basketball, so just enjoy it."

When we asked if he should SPECIFICALLY take drama classes Baron said, "He should do all that."

It makes sense ... Baron rolled in the drama circles at Crossroads and made lifelong friends with Kate Hudson and Cash Warren, and started a production company with Cash later on. 

Take the help Bronny ... and bone up on your Shakespeare.

Xan From 'Shameless' Can't Wait To Play With My Dough ... Child Actress Making Bank After Successful Debut

9/30/2018 12:30 AM PDT
EXCLUSIVE

Most kids are looking forward to a weekly allowance, but Amirah Johnson, who plays Xan on "Shameless," is getting close to some huge paydays ... 'cause her immediate future is filled with stacks of cash.  

According to Amirah's minors contract -- obtained by TMZ -- the 11-year-old will earn $10,000 per episode in season 10 ... and she's guaranteed pay for at least 7 eps.

Do the math ... that's upwards of $70k for Season 10 alone!  

Amirah joined Showtime's hit series in season 9 ... and, if her role continues past season 10, she gets 4 percent raises and guarantees of at least 7 episodes each season. If she's still on the show for season 16, Amirah will be raking in $12,653 per episode!

We're guessing there's a good chance Xan sticks in the storyline ... 'cause on paper, it looks like Showtime is investing in a fresh face as it navigates Emmy Rossum's impending departure

Congrats, Amirah, don't spend it all in one place. 

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