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Tekashi69 Under Investigation In Chief Keef Shooting

6/18/2018 1:00 AM PDT
EXCLUSIVE

Cops are taking a hard look at Tekashi69 to see what, if any, role he played in the events leading up to the attempted shooting of Chief Keef ... TMZ has learned.

Law enforcement sources say NYPD wants to see if Tekashi has any connection to the 2 men who shot at Keef outside the W Hotel in Times Square. 6ix9ine was in L.A. at the time of the shooting, but we're told cops want to know if he ordered the hit.

We're told NYPD has 2 suspects based on surveillance video, and know they stalked Keef the night of the shooting -- first showing up at China Chalet restaurant where Keef was hanging downtown ... then jumping into a dark-colored Ford Econovan.

After driving to midtown, we're told the suspects parked the van around the block from the W and walked to the hotel to wait for Keef. When the rapper walked outside with a friend to smoke a cig, the suspects pounced. Keef and his friend heard shots and saw a muzzle flash.

As we reported ... the shooters missed, hitting only a nearby sign. We're told the suspects fled in the van. Cops eventually found it in Brooklyn.

Tekashi's denied any involvement. We reached out to NYPD for official comment. So far ... no word back.

Talent Agent Tyler Grasham Skates Charges in Last Sexual Assault Case

6/18/2018 12:50 AM PDT
EXCLUSIVE

Talent agent Tyler Grasham will not face any charges in his sexual assault case being reviewed by the L.A. City Attorney's Office ... TMZ has learned. 

We broke the story ... the L.A. County District Attorney's Office had already rejected 4 cases against Grasham citing insufficient evidence and the statute of limitations running out. But one of them -- by a man alleging Grasham stuck his hand down his pants in 2014 after meeting on Tinder -- was kicked to the City Attorney's Office for possible misdemeanor prosecution.

We've now learned the City Attorney's Office also rejected the case ... again citing that the statute of limitations had run out. Case closed.

The Game Rich the Kid Needs to Be Armed ... Or He Needs to Call Me!!!

6/16/2018 7:13 AM PDT
EXCLUSIVE

The Game has some advice for Rich the Kid on the heels of the young rapper getting attacked in a home invasion, and it's basically ... get the strap!

Game pulled up to Catch L.A. Friday night, and when we asked him about the brutal beating Rich suffered, he dropped some philosophy on us. His first tip was for Rich -- who's recovering from the Friday morning attack -- to holla at him ... strongly suggesting he's got the 25-year-old rapper's back.

Then, Game got all 'hood Socrates on us. Using 21 Savage's recent pool party incident as an example, he said it's always best to have a gun on you. Ya gotta see how he puts it, though.

Game's POV -- "People get out of jail, people don't get out of caskets."

Peace and love, it ain't.

'The Breakfast Club' Star Sued You Played Me for a Lonely Fool & $75k!!

6/16/2018 12:05 AM PDT
EXCLUSIVE

The actor who played Carl the Janitor on "The Breakfast Club" allegedly used his acting powers for evil ... persuading an elderly woman to fork over $75k over an 11-year period.

John Kapelos -- who also appeared in "Sixteen Candles," "Weird Science" and several episodes of "Justified" -- is being sued by Michelle Vlahos ... who claims he used "powers of persuasion" to pounce on her loneliness and her craving for male companionship.

In docs, obtained by TMZ, Michelle says John "utilized his theatrical instincts" to create a position of trust before convincing her sometime in 2006 to fork over money to pay his bills, clothing, groceries and luxury items.

She says they had an understanding he would repay the cash, but got radio silence after repeated attempts to get him to pay it back.

Vlahos and her attorney, Martin Goldman of Mendelsohn, Goldman & Schwarz ... are suing Kapelos for the borrowed sum, plus damages. 

Rich the Kid's GF Tori Brixx's Brutal Face Injury From Home Invasion Attack

6/15/2018 5:19 PM PDT
EXCLUSIVE

Rich the Kid wasn't the only person who got seriously roughed up during a home invasion robbery Thursday night ... as these photos of his girlfriend's facial injuries clearly show.

Sources close to Tori Brixx tell TMZ ... she was pistol whipped by the robbers who broke into her home demanding cash and jewelry, suffering a deep laceration on her cheek, along with bruising and swelling around her eye. We're told Tori's sister was present, as well, but did not sustain any physical injuries.

Tori was taken to the hospital and required several stitches before being discharged Friday morning. 

We broke the story ... the rapper was allegedly attacked and robbed at gunpoint by several men and hospitalized. The LAPD confirms they're investigating a home invasion robbery, but there are no suspects or arrests at this time.

Charlie Sheen Woman in HIV Lawsuit Happily Signed NDA to Hang with Me

6/15/2018 4:59 PM PDT
EXCLUSIVE

Charlie Sheen claims the woman suing him for exposing her to HIV is flat-out lying about being forced into signing an NDA -- and, instead, says she was desperate to spend time with him.

According to new docs, Sheen denies there was any coercion on his part to get her to sign the non-disclosure agreement. He also points out she's violated that deal.

Sheen says the woman's not special -- he requires ALL visitors to sign such a document before they enter his house. In his response to her lawsuit ... Sheen says she signed it "without incident or objection" because she wanted to hang out, and she got exactly what she wanted.

We broke the story ... the woman, suing as a Jane Doe, claims she only signed the hush agreement out of fear because Charlie had a "thuggish" goon squad with him.

Sheen is adamant she knew about his HIV status when they met, and believes she's just trying to extort him.

Kellen Winslow Jr. Threatened to Murder Rape Victims ... Officials Say

6/15/2018 1:38 PM PDT
Breaking News

Kellen Winslow Jr. threatened to murder BOTH of the women he raped if they spoke to anyone about the incidents ... this according to prosecutors. 

The ex-NFL star just appeared in court -- in shackles -- where officials spelled out the case against him. 

Prosecutors say Winslow picked up 2 hitchhiking transients -- one in March and one in May -- drove them to an isolated location and raped them. 

In both cases, officials say Winslow threatened to kill them if they told anyone. 

As for the alleged attempted rapes of two elderly women -- 71 and 86 -- officials say in both cases he broke into their mobile home units with the intent of raping them ... but ultimately left before anything happened. 

Prosecutors say cops have had Winslow under surveillance for a while -- and saw him trying to sell his H2 Hummer in an attempt to destroy evidence. 

The judge ultimately deemed him a danger to the public and ordered him to be held without bail. 

Winslow pled NOT GUILTY to all of the charges against him. 

Inside the courtroom, Winslow was supported by family and friends ... including his father, Kellen Winslow Sr. -- the former NFL star.

As we previously reported, Winslow was arrested Thursday after officials say they found evidence to charge the ex-NFL star with 9 felonies ... including forcible rape, forcible sodomy, kidnapping and burglary. The 34-year-old has been in custody since then.

If convicted on all charges, the former Cleveland Browns tight end faces life in prison. 

3 Doors Down Ex-Bassist Arrested Domestic Violence, Firearm Possession

6/15/2018 1:14 PM PDT
EXCLUSIVE

1:55 PM PT -- The sheriff's department tells us deputies responded to Harrell's home after an alarm was activated. Harrell's wife told deputies the two of them got in a heated argument that then turned physical. Officers saw guns and drugs in the house and got a search warrant for the residence which ultimately led to his arrest.

Harrell was also wanted in Tennessee on a probation violation ... he's being held without bond.

The former bassist of rock band 3 Doors Down is back behind bars after an alleged domestic violence incident ... TMZ has learned.

Todd Harrell was arrested Friday in Jackson County, Mississippi and is facing a charge of domestic violence simple assault, along with a count of marijuana possession and possession of firearm by a convicted felon.

As for why he's a felon ... Harrell went to prison in late 2015 for his role in a deadly crash in Nashville in 2013. He was speeding and on drugs when he clipped a pickup truck, causing the driver to strike a guardrail and die from his injuries.

Harrell was busted for another DUI in February 2014.

Kellen Winslow Jr. Targeted and Raped Elderly Women ... Officials Say

6/15/2018 11:35 AM PDT
Breaking News

Kellen Winslow Jr. allegedly raped at least 2 women in their 50s -- and tried to rape at least two more, including an 86-year-old woman ... this according to law enforcement. 

As we previously reported, Winslow was arrested Thursday for multiple felonies including forcible rape and forcible sodomy. 

Now, according to the criminal complaint ... the victims were older women. 

Kellen allegedly kidnapped and raped a 54-year-old woman in March. 

He allegedly kidnapped and sodomized a 59-year-old woman in May. 

And, earlier this month, he allegedly committed burglary with the intent to rape a 71-year-old woman and an 86-year-old woman. 

Winslow is due in court later today. He faces life in prison if convicted on all counts. 

Logan Paul Files Restraining Order Against Home Intruder

6/15/2018 11:34 AM PDT
EXCLUSIVE

4:42 PM PT -- According to court docs -- obtained by TMZ -- Speight continued to show up at Logan's house, with the most recent incident happening last week. Speight allegedly rang Logan's doorbell and told Paul's security he was "The Antichrist, Lucifer."

He was also spotted in Paul's neighborhood and rang his gate doorbell early Thursday morning. Logan and his two roommates say they're in fear for their safety.

The judge granted the order.

Logan Paul has filed a restraining order against the man who broke into his home in February.

Paul filed docs in Los Angeles Friday asking a judge for protection against Tahj Deondre Speight.  

TMZ broke the story ... Paul found Speight asleep on his couch and charging his phone in his living room. Logan made a citizen's arrest until cops came ... Speight was convicted of aggravated trespassing and was sentenced to 30 days behind bars and 2 years' probation.

Sources close to Logan tell us Speight has continued to harass him ... approaching him in public and at events.

Story developing ...

Paul Manafort Sent to Jail After Bail Revoked

6/15/2018 8:56 AM PDT

President Trump's former campaign manager will be behind bars for violating his bail for previous money laundering and tax law violations.

Paul Manafort was sent to jail by a judge Friday after being hit with new charges last week of obstruction of justice and conspiracy to obstruct justice by special counsel Robert Mueller.

Manafort's longtime associate, Konstantin Kilimnik -- who prosecutors have said has ties to Russian intelligence -- was also charged.

Mueller alleges Manafort tried to tamper with 2 witnesses in his money laundering case by "repeatedly" contacting them through WhatsApp and encouraging them to commit perjury.

That was enough for the judge to revoke his bail and lock him up until his trial in July.

As we reported ... Manafort surrendered to the FBI in October and was indicted on multiple federal charges, including laundering more than $18 million through foreign banks which was used to fuel his lavish lifestyle. He was placed on house arrest ... and ordered to wear an ankle monitor while he awaited trial, scheduled to start in July.

His home was raided a couple months before that as part of Mueller's probe into Russia interference of the 2016 U.S. presidential election.

Riff Raff I Get Women 3 at a Time ... I'd Never Force Drugs or Sex!!!

6/15/2018 12:40 AM PDT
EXCLUSIVE

Riff Raff's going all out to defend himself against recent sexual misconduct allegations, and he's doing it in a very cocky way. It's what he does.

The eccentric rapper shot this video, with his lawyer watching and listening, and adamantly denies doing anything illegal with women. He could have stopped there but, instead, he bragged about his sexual exploits.

As Riff puts it ... "Never once have I ever had to drag a girl to the car, never once have I ever had to drag a girl to a hotel, up flights of steps, to have sex with a dead starfish in my room."

The rapper's Australia and New Zealand tour was canceled 2 weeks ago after he was accused of drugging and raping a Melbourne woman at one of his shows in 2013. Another woman then came forward and accused him of sexual misconduct when she was a minor in 2015.

Riff started to tell us he's just like his heroes -- Hugh Hefner and Dan Bilzerian -- and that's when his lawyer cut him off, and simplified their defense ... denying the allegations and labeling them defamatory.

He says this video "defense" will be in an upcoming short film called "Trial By Media" ... about "how false allegations are the new easy way for people to lie and get their name in the media ... at the expense of actual artists, athletes & high-profile easy target party moguls."

Conor McGregor Family Bike Ride ... After NYC Court Hearing

6/15/2018 12:20 AM PDT
EXCLUSIVE

Here's Conor McGregor in the middle of a serious PR offensive ... because, hours after trying to show a judge he's not a violent monster, he took his adorable family out for a cute bike ride in the park!

Conor -- along with his girlfriend, Dee Devlin, and their adorable son, Conor Jr. -- peddled out into Central Park on Thursday afternoon ... flanked by Conor's security team and entourage.

One of the entourage members is Cian Cowley -- who also appeared in court with Conor on Thursday for participating in the attack on a UFC bus back in April.

After the hearing, Conor told the media he regrets his actions and he's taking the case seriously. 

Conor's facing up to 7 years in prison for the attack -- but, c'mon, you think a judge is gonna look at pics like these and really throw this doting bike-riding family man behind bars??

McGregor is one of the most calculating people on the planet. He knows exactly what he's doing.

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