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Paul Sorvino Weinstein Blacklisted My Girl 'I Will Kill That Motherf*****'

1/3/2018 6:30 AM PST
EXCLUSIVE

Paul Sorvino seems to prefer street justice to the whole judicial thing ... because he wants revenge against Harvey Weinstein in the worst way.

Sorvino was leaving Bristol Farms in WeHo Tuesday night when we asked about his daughter Mira's claims that she was blackballed by Harvey Weinstein after she rejected his sexual advances and unwanted physical contact.

Paul doesn't mince words, saying a jail cell will be the place Weinstein inevitably calls home, but Paul says there's a silver lining for Harvey ... that Paul won't be able to come after him.

'Bleed for This' Boxer Calls BS on Brutal Assault ... 'I'm the Victim!!!'

1/2/2018 2:11 PM PST
Breaking News

Former boxing champ Vinny Paz -- the inspiration for the Miles Teller movie "Bleed for This" -- says he's the real victim in a VERY violent incident in Rhode Island. 

Here's what we know ... cops responded to a home in Providence early Tuesday morning -- where witnesses claimed the 55-year-old pummeled another man during a dispute over money. 

Witnesses told police Paz had accused the other man of stealing $16,000 from him -- and that's what started the attack. 

Paz, however, is calling BS on the allegations -- tweeting, "I'm the victim." He didn't go into any further detail. 

The other man was hurt pretty bad though ... cops say he was hospitalized with broken teeth, a black eye and bite wounds. 

Cops told the AP they're still looking to speak with Vinny directly to get his side of the story.

Paz was 50-10 as a pro boxer -- but he's most famously known for bouncing back after a bad car accident in the early '90s left him with a broken neck. 

'RHONY' Luann de Lesseps Pleads Not Guilty in Drunken Rampage Case

1/2/2018 10:33 AM PST
EXCLUSIVE

Countess Luann de Lesseps, one of the stars of "The Real Housewives of New York City," has pled not guilty in her allegedly drunken rampage case.

In docs, obtained by TMZ, Luann entered her plea in Florida just a few days before New Year's. As we reported ... Luann was charged with 5 crimes, 4 of which are felonies -- battery on a law enforcement officer, resisting arrest with violence, and 2 counts of corruption by threat.

Luann, who apologized and later checked into rehab, has also hired Tiger Woods' attorney Doug Duncan to rep her. As you know by now, Doug has some experience in this department.

Danielle Bregoli Hires Tiger Woods' Attorney ... Cashes Probation Break

1/2/2018 12:40 AM PST
EXCLUSIVE

Danielle Bregoli's got big-time money now ... which means hiring big-time help to clear up big-time legal issues comes easier, too.

The 'Cash Me Outside' girl just hired attorney Doug Duncan ... the same guy that repped Tiger Woods in his DUI case. Doug joins Danielle's OG legal muscle, Scott Richardson, in her ongoing legal battles in Florida -- including a case where she allegedly stole her mom's purse and car.

The 14-year-old was slapped with a 5-year probation back in May after pleading guilty to multiple charges, including 2 counts of grand theft ... she was also hit with a curfew that included needing a parent with her after 5 PM. 

Danielle and her attorneys were in court Thursday where we're told a judge agreed to modify Bregoli's curfew so that her management team be considered a guardian. 

Sources close to Bregoli tell us the slightly lax new rules will allow Danielle to spend more time in the studio and expand her work travel, too.

We smell a tour.

'Last Chance U' Star RB Isaiah Wright: Murder Case Going to Grand Jury

1/2/2018 12:50 AM PST
EXCLUSIVE

The fate of the "Last Chance U" football star accused of murdering an 18-year-old man will be in the hands of a grand jury -- the murder case is moving forward in just a few weeks. 

Isaiah Wright was a stud running back at East Mississippi Community College -- and came off as a really happy, sweet kid on the Netflix docu-series. 

But in real life ... cops say he was involved in the stabbing death of 18-year-old Caleb Radford, who was attacked and killed in Blount County, Tennessee back in July. 

Wright and his brother Camion were among 4 suspects arrested in the investigation. Officials dropped the case against Camion, but not Isaiah. 

The 20-year-old is still locked up in Tennessee -- along with the 2 other suspects. Isaiah has been in custody since September. 

Court officials tell TMZ Sports ... Isaiah's case will be heard in front of a Circuit Court Grand Jury on January 12. The jury will decide if there is enough evidence to indict him. 

Attempts to reach a rep for Wright were unsuccessful. 

'Hollyweed' NYE Prank Won't Happen Again ... If Cops Have Their Way

12/31/2017 12:50 AM PST
EXCLUSIVE

Don't count on the Hollywood sign reading 'Hollyweed' come New Year's Day like it did last year, 'cause the area's gonna be crawling with cops ... TMZ has learned.

Law enforcement sources tell us security is getting ramped up big time around the Hollywood sign on New Year's Eve to avoid another prank -- like the one Zach Fernandez pulled earlier this year. 

We're told there will be extra officers assigned to patrolling the sign on Dec. 31, with more frequent police drive-bys up the hill as well as occasional helicopter fly-bys.

Sources say the LAPD's Hollywood division will have all hands on deck on NYE, and some of those officers will be tasked with monitoring surveillance cameras around the sign itself.

Fun fact: Recreational marijuana is gonna be legal in CA come Jan. 1, 2018 ... just sayin'. 

NBA's Ben Gordon Catches Huge Break In Robbery Case

12/31/2017 12:25 AM PST
EXCLUSIVE

Ex-NBA star Ben Gordon can breathe a LITTLE easier ... because he will NOT be charged with a felony stemming from his November robbery arrest in Los Angeles. 

TMZ Sports broke the story ... 34-year-old Gordon was accused of flashing a knife and roughing up a manager at his old apartment complex in an effort to get his 4-figure security deposit back. (FYI, Gordon reportedly made $84 mil during his NBA career). 

Gordon fled from the scene and then returned AFTER cops had arrived -- they arrested him on the spot. He was booked for felony robbery. 

Now, we've learned the L.A. County District Attorney has rejected the felony case -- and kicked it over to the L.A. City Attorney to consider filing misdemeanor charges instead. 

So, it's a huge break for Gordon ... but he's not out of the woods yet.

Kyle Richards, Mauricio Umansky Cleaned Out In Million Dollar Jewelry Heist

12/30/2017 1:00 AM PST
EXCLUSIVE

Kyle Richards and Mauricio Umansky were cleaned out of all their jewelry -- many of the pieces extremely sentimental and irreplaceable -- and the burglars' haul was north of a million dollars.

Law enforcement and family sources tell TMZ, Wednesday's break-in was a professional job ... the thieves knew exactly how to break in without being detected and where to go once inside. The burglars used a ladder to climb to a second story balcony, broke a window and beelined it for the 2 master bedroom closets. Nothing else in their Encino home -- which they bought in October - was disturbed.

TMZ broke the story of the break-in and at the time we knew burglars stole $150,000 worth of watches Mauricio had in his closet. One watch was given to him by his late grandfather. As for Kyle ... burglars took everything but the few items she took to Aspen, where the family was vacationing.

Among the pieces stolen ... her gold wedding band with the inscription, "Mauricio forever." The burglars also took the $100k earrings Mauricio got Kyle for their 20th anniversary last year. Andy Cohen actually presented Kyle with the earrings on "Watch What Happens Live."

Burglars also took all her handbags, including Birkins and Chanels. Some of the items were given to Kyle by her late mom and she wanted to give them to her daughters, but now they're gone.

Cops have told the family they do not believe this was an inside job. There are some similarities between this burglary and the hits on the homes of Mariah Carey and Yasiel Puig, but cops have not yet made an official connection.

We're told this was a freak event where burglars were able to get in and out undetected, because the house has a state-of-the-art security system which can be turned on remotely, but there was a misunderstanding and it was not turned on.  

The family also has 3 very big dogs -- one of which is a 100 lb. German Shepherd -- but they were finishing a 5-week obedience course. And there's a surveillance system with multiple cameras, but because of renovations it was turned off.

We're told there is now an armed guard firmly planted on the property.

No one has been apprehended and it's unclear if cops have any suspects.

Kyle Richards, Mauricio Umansky Latest Celebs Hit in Home Burglary

12/28/2017 11:19 AM PST
EXCLUSIVE

Kyle Richards and Mauricio Umansky are the latest victims of celebrity break-ins ... TMZ has learned.

We're told the house was empty Wednesday night -- the family went to Aspen the day before. The burglar or burglars made their way in by breaking a window and stole some expensive items. Our law enforcement sources say the thieves made off with more than a million dollars in jewelry, including $150,000 worth of watches owned by Mauricio. Kyle's jewelry was in a lock box. We don't know if they got into that. The housekeeper discovered the break-in.

Kyle and her real estate mogul hubby bought the Encino home in October for $8.2 million and were in the middle of renovations.  

We're told there is a security system but it was not on when burglars entered. Cops do know the burglary occurred at around 1:15 AM because a closet sensor inside the home was triggered by the burglars.

The home -- once owned by Motown legend Smokey Robinson -- has a number of surveillance cameras, so cops are hopeful it will help them nab the culprits.

One family source tells TMZ they suspect it could be an inside job because a number of people had access during the construction. We're also told the burglars did not ransack the house and knew exactly where they would find the jewelry. 

Miguel Sano Denies Assaulting Female Photog ...'It Never Happened'

12/28/2017 11:10 AM PST
EXCLUSIVE

Minnesota Twins star Miguel Sano is adamantly denying he ever assaulted a female photographer 2 years ago ... telling TMZ Sports "it never happened."

Betsy Bissen posted a statement on social media Thursday accusing Sano of attempting to drag her into a bathroom to hook up against her will while at an autograph signing in 2015.

She claims Sano tried kissing her several times and grabbed her wrist for 10 minutes before giving up. 

In a statement obtained by TMZ Sports, Sano says the story is completely false ... saying, "I unequivocally deny the allegation made against me today — it never happened.

"I have the utmost respect for women, especially those working in professional sports, and I deeply sympathize with anyone who has experienced sexual harassment. There is no place for it in our society."

The Twins have released a statement, saying they're aware of the allegations and taking them "very seriously."

We've reached out to Bissen for comment ... so far, no word back. 

Ex-Auburn RB Booked for Child Porn ... Allegedly Filmed Boy in Bathroom Stall

12/28/2017 10:02 AM PST
Breaking News

Former Auburn football star Brad Lester has been arrested on a felony child pornography charge in Gwinnett County, Georgia ... after allegedly using his cellphone to record a boy in the bathroom stall of a restaurant.

Lester was booked last Thursday ... and is still sitting in jail without bond, the Atlanta Journal-Constitution reports. Brad's lawyer filed a motion for him to be released on Tuesday. 

Specifics surrounding the incident -- including the restaurant's name and boy's age -- are still unknown ... as there's a Georgia law that prevents the release of records involving alleged child victims.

Lester, 32, was a stud RB for AU from 2004-2008 -- scoring 19 TDs and rushing for 1689 yards. He briefly played for the CFL after going undrafted ... and later founded a sports training company for youth athletes.

He's also a former substitute teacher with the Gwinnett County public schools system.

Rose Parade Massive Police Presence ... In Wake of Vegas Massacre

12/27/2017 1:00 AM PST
EXCLUSIVE

Authorities responsible for the Rose Parade have the Vegas massacre on their minds -- in fact, front and center -- TMZ has learned.

Law enforcement sources say the Parade is now a national matter ... authorities from the Pasadena as well as surrounding police departments will be all over the parade route, along with state police and federal agents.  

We're told so far there are no credible threats that could put parade-goers in harm's way, but these are different times. There was no real warning with the Vegas shooter and authorities are keenly aware these attacks increasingly materialize without any warning.

And more signs of the times ... there will be barricades preventing terrorists from entering the route and going on a rampage. The area will be shut down 24 hours in advance so it can be fully secured.

There will be a full compliment of cops and equipment ... magnetometers, undercover officers, cops on horseback. The presence of law enforcement will be massive.

Cops want to stress what you've been hearing ... if you see something, say something.

Cardi B I'm Going After My Baby's Hackers! No One Steals From Us!

12/26/2017 1:33 PM PST
EXCLUSIVE

Cardi B already said you couldn't f*** with her if you wanted to -- now that applies to her fiance, Offset, who got hacked this weekend ... 'cause Cardi's coming with legal fire.

Cardi's attorney, Scott Mason, tells TMZ that videos released over the holiday weekend of a nude Cardi, among other videos, were illegally obtained ... and that her team is doing a full investigation to find the culprits.

At least a couple different clips said to belong to Offset surfaced Friday -- the same day Cardi's new single "Bartier Cardi" dropped. One appears to show Cardi dancing naked, and rumor is that it's the beginning of a full-blown sex tape. 

Another video shows a separate naked woman in a hotel bathroom, with Offset allegedly behind the camera. Lots of people speculated that Offset had cheated on Cardi before proposing ... but the couple put that to rest with their own parody sex tape

Cardi didn't seem bothered by the fact her nudes were out in the public -- she's an ex-stripper, after all. But she's definitely not cool with the stealing part. Her lawyer says once they find who jacked the footage, they'll pursue all legal remedies under the law. 

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