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Afroman Assault Victim

That Knockout Is Gonna Cost Him ...

Preps for Lawsuit

2/20/2015 12:40 AM PST BY TMZ STAFF

021715_afroman_facebook_launchThe woman Afromansucker punched during a concert this week is getting ready to strike back ... in court. 

TMZ has learned the woman -- a 21-year-old named Haley -- hired an attorney ... who tells us Haley suffered multiple injuries to her neck, jaw and back after the attack. 

Her lawyer Tim Holleman also thinks she may have suffered a mild concussion ... since she doesn't remember the punch. Even though our video shows Haley wandering on stage -- Holleman says the venue should bear some responsibility since security did nothing to remove her. Especially since Afroman has a violent history with fans.  

Holleman adds ... he's not buying Afroman's claim he didn't know Haley was a woman ... because Afroman saw her when she got on stage -- something the video seems to prove.

Haley's attorney says she's already racked up medical bills, and she'll be seeking reimbursement ... if they go forward with a lawsuit.  

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Warren Sapp's Escort

Upscale Sex Scam Artist

... NYPD Says

2/19/2015 12:15 PM PST BY TMZ STAFF
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0219_Quying-Boyd_mug_wmOne of the escorts in the Warren Sapp hooker bust was arrested by the NYPD last year -- after cops say she ran an upscale sex scam ... and fleeced rich dudes out of tons of cash and jewelry. 

The female (alleged) mastermind is Quying Boyd -- a 34-year-old escort who cops say ran her operation out of Manhattan in 2014. 

According to police, Boyd would lure rich guys to their hotel rooms under the guise they were gonna bang -- only to swipe everything from money to credit cards to watches when they weren't looking. 

Cops say Boyd jacked at least 3 dudes ... and scored more than $50,000 in cash and prizes (including a $40k Roger DuBuis watch). 

She was eventually arrested in both 2013 and 2014 and charged with grand larceny ... but later released. 

Which brings us to Arizona ... where she wound up in a room with Sapp -- though she claims she did NOT perform any sexual acts on the guy ... and has not been accused of stealing anything.

As for the allegations in NY, unclear what happened with her case -- but we're looking into it. 

'Taking Back Sunday' Frontman

Arrested For DWI

2/18/2015 3:45 PM PST BY TMZ STAFF
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Adam Lazzara -- lead singer of Taking Back Sunday -- has been arrested for allegedly boozing and driving in his hometown of Charlotte, NC. 

According to cops ... Lazzara was pulled over early Sunday morning for blowing a red light. We're told officers smelled booze during the stop, and busted him for DWI. He was later released on a $2,500 bond. 

The band's rep had no comment about Lazzara's arrest, but said their tour will begin as planned ... Wednesday night in New Orleans.

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Afroman on TMZ Live

'I Was Wrong'

For Punching Female Fan

2/18/2015 12:30 PM PST BY TMZ STAFF
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Afroman says he's headed for inpatient anger management rehab and is remorseful for viciously striking a woman at his concert Tuesday.

Afroman went on "TMZ Live" and said he was wrong to do what he did, but then he blamed a heckler and the girl who was onstage for being there.

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Check out the video ... it's interesting. Afroman clearly regrets what he did, but thinks the blame is shared.

The full interview is on "TMZ Live" on TV, and Afroman tells us it's not the first time he's gone after a fan ... he did it in December in Cincinnati. 

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Vanilla Ice

Arrested for Home Burglary

2/18/2015 12:07 PM PST BY TMZ STAFF
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Vanilla Ice has been arrested and charged with burglary and grand theft for allegedly stealing furniture, a pool heater, bicycles and other stuff from a vacant home in Florida.

Lantana PD tells TMZ ... it's all connected to Ice's TV show, "The Vanilla Ice Project." Ice was renovating a nearby home and allegedly thought it was a good idea to go to the abandoned place and take the items in question. 

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Apparently, even though the house was vacant, the rightful owner had a problem with someone jacking their belongings ... thus the burglary charge.

The cops got a search warrant and recovered some of the items.

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Afroman

UNLOADS Devastating Punch on Female Fan

Arrested on Scene

2/17/2015 4:30 PM PST BY TMZ STAFF
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021715_afroman_facebook_launch_v2Cops hauled Afroman off stage, and he knows why -- because he punched a female fan in the face ... instead of getting high -- and the video of the incident is brutal.

The rapper was performing in Biloxi, Mississippi Tuesday night when the woman somehow got on stage and started dancing next to Afroman -- and then suddenly, without warning ... he turned and landed a right-handed haymaker to her face.

He obliterated the woman ... who went down hard -- but Afroman kept on performing. Witnesses say she was bleeding and crying, but somehow she managed to get up on her own. 

Cops eventually stopped the show, escorted him off stage, and arrested him outside the venue. He was booked for assault.

0217-afroman-arrested-TMZ-01Afroman's rep says the rapper had no idea if the fan was a man or a woman -- he just reacted to someone being on stage. The rep claims there was a lack of security at the venue to keep fans off the stage.

The rep added this is totally out of character for Afroman ... who was released late Tuesday after paying a $330 bond.

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Bruce Jenner

Video Captures Entire Crash

Bruce Plowed into Both Cars

2/17/2015 2:35 PM PST BY TMZ STAFF
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0217_bruce_jenner_crash_scene_splash-4A MTA bus caught the entire Bruce Jenner car crash on video and sources tell TMZ it squarely shows Bruce struck both cars, and the Lexus driver NEVER made contact with the Prius. 

Law enforcement sources tell TMZ ... they are in possession of the video. Sources familiar with the bus in question -- which was directly behind the Hummer -- tell TMZ there are cameras mounted on the front, back and sides, and the videos show the entire accident. 

Law enforcement will not tell us what's on the video, but sources familiar with the video in question tell us it's clear the Lexus never made contact with the Prius. Bruce hit the Lexus, which propelled it into oncoming traffic and then struck the Hummer. Bruce then continued on and hit the Prius.

021715_bruce_jenner_accident_recreation_launch_v4We obtained a re-creation of the accident, which was NOT based on the video but which sources tell us accurately reflects what is on the MTA video. The re-creation, however, does not show the braking of Bruce's or the other vehicles, which could be a factor. 

The MTA video is critical ... because Bruce -- and not the Lexus driver who died -- hit the Prius, it makes a more compelling case that he was following too close, which opens the door to a possible vehicular manslaughter prosecution.

'Buffy' Star Nicholas Brendon

Arrested Again

After Comic Book Convention

2/17/2015 1:32 PM PST BY TMZ STAFF
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Nicholas Brendon Arrested Again

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2:20 PM PT -- Brendon's rep tells TMZ, "Nicholas is, unfortunately, battling a disease that many of us don't understand. We are working with him to improve upon the situation at hand and look toward the future. He's sorry for his actions and takes what happened last night very seriously. We will take great care to ensure his safety in the future." 

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"Buffy the Vampire Slayer" star Nicholas Brendon is in big trouble ... he was arrested for felony grand theft at a Hilton hotel.

Brendon was in Ft. Lauderdale for a comic book convention and authorities say he got rip-roaring drunk, trashed his hotel room and ended up asleep in a hotel employee's office. 

According to the police report -- obtained by TMZ -- Brendon did $450 worth of damage to the room and was on the hook for nearly $380 in food and beverage charges.   

Cops say Brendon refused to pay, and that's why he's been charged with grand theft. Sounds a little like the whole Randy Quaid incident at a hotel near Santa Barbara.

Sounds like the convention folks paid for Brendon's room, but he was pissed he didn't get more, because just hours before his arrest he tweeted, "Hey Twatters! I'm stuck in Ft Lauderdale w/no per diem. No hotel. No ride to the airport. Thanks @Shockpopcc."

Brendon has had issues at comic conventions before this ... he was arrested last October for a disturbance at an Idaho hotel. Two days later, he apologized and said he was going to rehab.

A few days before the latest arrest, Brendon said he split from his wife of five months.

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Mama June

Rear-Ended

Driver Flees

2/17/2015 9:29 AM PST BY TMZ STAFF
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Mama June was rear-ended by a hit and run driver Monday ... and her brood is badly shaken.

June tells us, she and the girls were leaving a gas station close to their new home in Hampton, GA when a minivan rear-ended their Suburban. She called 911 but the other driver sped off before she could write down the plate number. 

No one was hurt but it scared everyone, especially Pumpkin ... who was badly injured last year in a another family car wreck.

The damage was minimal, so good luck finding the hit and run driver. Nevertheless, June says she'll file a police report.

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DeMarco Murray's Ex-Teammate

Arrested for Assault

Allegedly Brutalizes Wife

2/17/2015 12:45 AM PST BY TMZ STAFF
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Brennan Clay Arrested

Ex-Oklahoma RB Brennan Clay -- who famously accused ex-OU teammate DeMarco Murray of banging his wife -- was arrested for assault after allegedly terrorizing his spouse ... TMZ Sports has learned. 

We've learned ... Clay was arrested in Dallas County, TX on January 27th after his estranged wife Gina told cops he kicked down her door and proceeded to beat the crap out of her. 

According to the police report, obtained by TMZ Sports, Gina claimed Clay threw her on the kitchen counter, dragged her downstairs, dragged her through shrubbery and then began to choke her. 

Gina says he brought her back into the house and "began punching and throwing her around the residence."

Eventually, Gina was able to call police ... and when they arrived, officers noticed her right leg was bleeding with several cuts. They later located Clay in a nearby alley and arrested him for assault. 

Clay filed for divorce a few months ago after accusing Gina of sleeping with Murray ... an allegation that Murray adamantly denied. Clay eventually recanted his accusation and apologized

We reached out to Clay -- but he had no comment. 

Ray J

GF Princess Love Arrested in Big Easy

She Hit Me Like a Hurricane

2/16/2015 10:17 AM PST BY TMZ STAFF
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0216_princess_love_ray_j-tmzRay J's GF Princess Love was arrested in New Orleans for allegedly beating him to a bloody pulp.

Law enforcement tells us, it happened last Wednesday, after Ray J returned to his hotel after spending the night with TV producers at a strip joint. Ray -- who stars in "Love and Hip Hop: Hollywood" with Princess Love -- told cops Princess went ballistic and attacked him, cracking several ribs, busting his lip open and tearing his ACL.  

Someone in the hotel told cops they heard Princess scream, "I'm gonna kill you."

We're told Ray J ran out of the room and a hotel security guy saw him bleeding and called 911. We're told Princess was arrested and booked for domestic abuse and battery. 

And sources say Ray J himself bailed her out and paid $10K for her lawyer.

'Bad Girls Club' Arrest

Judi Jackson Threatens Cop ...

'I'll Sue Your F***ot Ass'

2/15/2015 12:05 AM PST BY TMZ STAFF
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021315_judi_bgc_launchFormer "Bad Girls Club" star Judi Jackson got wasted, lost her phone, fought her friend, and then, just for good measure ... hurled a homophobic slur at the cop who was arresting her.

TMZ obtained video of Judi arguing with a male friend in a gas station parking lot outside Chicago Wednesday night -- and you can see her smash his phone and then yell, "Bitch, find my phone."

The friend wasn't having it, and called police to deal with Judi ... not that they had it any easier. According to the police report, she hit an officer in the chest with an open palm. Once they got her in the car ... cops say she screamed, "You don't know who I am, I am going to sue your fa**ot ass."

In addition to the phone, police say she broke her friend's car key and his rear view mirror.

Jackson tells us she pushed the officer in self defense. She claims he threw her onto the patrol car while cuffing her.

She can tell that to the judge ... Jackson was booked for resiting arrest, battery, and damaging property.

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'16 and Pregnant'

Valerie Fairman

Busted For Prostitution

2/13/2015 1:25 PM PST BY TMZ STAFF
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Valerie Fairman -- one of the stars of MTV's "16 and Pregnant" -- was arrested for prostitution after cops say they spotted her streetwalking ... TMZ has learned.

21-year-old Fairman -- who appeared on season 2 of the show -- was allegedly walking the streets in New Castle, Delaware. We're told cops conducted the sting after getting a slew of citizen complaints about prostitution in the area. Valerie allegedly agreed to perform a sexual act for cash.

Valerie was arrested along with 7 other women.  

Valerie became  popular on "16 and Pregnant" after getting in multiple fights with her baby daddy over their daughter, Nevaeh.  

We're told Valerie's still in custody.

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