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Keshia Knight Pulliam Bring On the Paternity Test ... I've Got Nothing to Hide

7/27/2016 1:00 AM PDT BY TMZ STAFF
EXCLUSIVE

Keshia Knight Pulliam paternity testKeshia Knight Pulliam is positive Ed Hartwell is the father of her unborn child, and she's down to prove it to him.

Keshia was completely blindsided by the ex-NFL player's divorce petition earlier this week ... according to a source close to the former 'Cosby Show' star. We're told she's secure in the fact she's been 100% faithful to her husband of just 7 months, and has no idea why he'd assume otherwise.

Also, she has no objection to taking the paternity test he's requesting.

Keshia's pissed Ed ran to court to file divorce docs. We're told she firmly believes couples should work things out because that's what her parents have done to stay together for almost 40 years.

That kind of happy ending doesn't seem to be in the cards -- we're told Ed's no longer living in their house. As one source put it, "What kind of man files for divorce from his pregnant wife?"

Johnny Depp Amber's Gonna Ruin My Credit

7/26/2016 5:46 PM PDT BY TMZ STAFF
EXCLUSIVE

0725-johnny-depp-amber-heard-getty-03Johnny Depp believes he can't get a fair shake in his courtroom showdown with Amber Heard until his lawyers grill her in a deposition -- and if that doesn't happen it could cost him dearly.

Depp's team was in court Tuesday for an emergency hearing to settle critical issues in the case. His side says Johnny has every right to confront Amber over her "meritless" accusations of domestic violence.

In docs, Depp says if he can't depose her he'll be behind the 8 ball in his effort to defend himself, and could lose the case. And there's this -- he's worried a loss could affect him emotionally and financially. He points out a permanent restraining order would appear on future credit checks.

Yes, even with an estimated net worth of $400 mil ... he's worried about credit.

As we reported ... Amber's depo has been delayed because they couldn't agree on a date, but the judge settled the matter. It's now scheduled for August 6 -- a Saturday.  

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Jay Mohr Makes It Official ... Divorce Is Off

7/26/2016 4:38 PM PDT BY TMZ STAFF
EXCLUSIVE

0726_Jay-Mohr_nikki_cox_gettyJay Mohr was serious about sticking with Nikki Cox ... even though he filed divorce docs, he now wants to drop the whole thing.

Jay filed a request for dismissal Monday in L.A. -- just 6 days after the divorce petition. As we reported ... Jay told us last week he and Nikki are "Very in love. Very happy and that's really all there is."

It was clear they were trying to work things out, and a source close to the couple tells us there was a "full reconciliation" over the weekend.

The dismissal also covers Jay's emergency petition to get full physical custody of their 5-year-old son. 

#HappyEndings

Amber Heard to Johnny Depp Stop Stonewalling the Divorce

7/26/2016 9:17 AM PDT BY TMZ STAFF
EXCLUSIVE

0726-johnny-depp-amber-heard-tmz-01Johnny Depp's making it damn near impossible to get the divorce settlement rolling because he's put up a bunch of roadblocks in the case ... according to Amber Heard.

In Amber's legal docs, obtained by TMZ, she accuses Johnny of refusing to hand over financial docs needed to settle the divorce case. As we've reported ... Depp's team wants her to sign a non-disclosure agreement before giving up the goods.

But in the docs, Amber says the non-disclosure agreement is ridiculous because it calls for a $100k fine each time his financial info is leaked -- not just by Amber, but even by her forensic accountant. Amber says it's an outrageous demand ... and just a ploy to thwart real progress in this case.

Of course, Johnny's team would say ... the fine won't matter if the agreement isn't violated.

The other issue -- setting a date for Amber's deposition. His side has proposed August 3 and 8, but Amber says she's scheduled to be in London working on "Justice League." She's offered to fly back on a Saturday, but she says Johnny's team isn't willing to work weekends. 

Both sides are due in court Tuesday to hammer out the issues.

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Keshia Knight Pulliam Husband Files for Divorce ... She's Pregnant and Pissed

7/26/2016 6:36 AM PDT BY TMZ STAFF
Breaking News

0726-knight-hartwell-tmz-instagram-01Keshia Knight Pulliam's pregnancy just got complicated -- her ex-NFL husband, Ed Hartwell, is divorcing her ... one week after she announced she's expecting.

Hartwell filed for the split Monday in Atlanta, and according to the docs Keshia is contesting his petition ... so we can safely assume she ain't happy.

"The Cosby Show" kid just revealed on July 18 she was pregnant, but Hartwell has some doubts he's the father. He told YBF.com -- which first reported the split -- "Right now, the only thing I want is a paternity test for the baby."

They only dated for 4 months before getting married in January of this year. Hartwell was previously married to Lisa Wu and appeared on 'Real Housewives of Atlanta.'

Bottom line -- short marriage with all the signs of a long, messy divorce. Keshia has 30 days to file her response.

Jeremy Renner's Ex-Wife He's Stiffing Me On Preschool Tuition

7/25/2016 8:10 AM PDT BY TMZ STAFF
EXCLUSIVE

0725-jeremy-renner-sonni-pacheco-TMZ-INSTAGRAM-01Jeremy Renner's a deadbeat dad who refuses to pay for preschool and catch up on child support ... or so claims his ex-wife.

Sonni Pacheco says Jeremy time and again refuses to pay his half of the $1,600 monthly preschool tuition for their 3-year-old daughter, Ava. In new docs, obtained by TMZ, Sonni also says Renner's fallen behind on child support to the tune of $48,367.

As we reported ... Jeremy and Sonni struck a deal last year for Jeremy to pay $13k a month in child support as part of their divorce settlement -- and he seems to think that should be more than enough dough.

Sonni's docs include a text exchange where Jeremy says, "I'm not sure why you keep coming after more money here Sonni. I don't have the cash to give you. I'm sorry you can't figure out how to care for [Ava] with over 300k."

She's asking the court to make Renner pay for all of Ava's schooling, and all of the back child support.

'Friends' Creator Marta Kauffman Single Again ... And Loaded

7/23/2016 12:50 AM PDT BY TMZ STAFF
EXCLUSIVE

0722-marta-kauffman-michael-skloff-GETTY-01The co-creator of "Friends" just struck a divorce settlement, and we've learned it involves a yearly residual check that would make your eyes pop out.

Marta Kauffman and Michael Skloff have just ended their 31-year marriage. According to legal docs filed with the court, and obtained by TMZ, they're both doing well but it looks like she gets more.

The big-ticket item ... Marta gets one "Friends" residual check a year, and our sources say it's a doozy ... many millions of dollars. According to the settlement agreement, she gets to keep 75%, and as soon as she gets the check she must write one to Michael for 25% ... pronto.

BTW ... Michael gets his own residual check ... he composed the show's theme song, and gets a big fat check he gets to keep all to himself.

There are multiple houses ... and she gets 3 out of the 4, including the super-expensive one on Broad Beach in Malibu.

Marta is a prolific producer, who also created "Grace and Frankie," which is currently on the air. She also gets residuals from "Joey," "Dream On" and "Veronica's Closet." And the money from all these shows is hers and hers alone.

You gotta have Friends.

Amber Heard Hangin' a Lot with Elon Musk

7/21/2016 5:00 PM PDT BY TMZ STAFF
EXCLUSIVE

0721-amber-heard-elon-musk-TMZ-01Amber Heard -- who's in the throes of a divorce with Johnny Depp -- is spending a lot of time with a guy who makes Johnny look like a pauper -- billionaire extraordinaire Elon Musk ... TMZ has learned.

Our sources say Amber has known the Tesla inventor for several years, but in the last few months they've been spending a lot of time together.  

Just last weekend Amber and her sister were hanging out in Elon's hotel bungalow in Miami.  We're told she had a 1-on-1 dinner at his L.A. house 2 weeks ago. We're told she recently went to Elon's L.A. area office to spend time with him. And we're told he's paid several visits to her home.

No one in Amber's camp is calling it "dating," but we're told the amount of time they spend together has definitely increased.

Elon -- who's worth an estimated $12.7 billion -- is also going through a divorce with Talulah. They married, divorced, remarried and she filed for divorce for a second time in March.

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Jay Mohr Files for Divorce from Nikki Cox

7/21/2016 4:24 PM PDT BY TMZ STAFF
EXCLUSIVE

0721-jay-mohr-nikki-cox-getty-tmz-02Jay Mohr has filed for divorce from Nikki Cox, but we're told it could go the way of Patrick Dempsey.

Mohr filed legal docs Tuesday to end his 9-year-marriage and followed up with an emergency petition Wednesday for full physical custody. In his papers, he claimed Nikki suffers from depression and self-medicates and he worries their 5-year-old son might be at risk if left alone with her.  The doc say the drug problem is "serious" and "ongoing."

The judge said he wanted to hear from both, so set the hearing for next month.

In the meantime, Jay and Nikki told us Thursday, "We are very married. Very in love. Very happy and that's really all there is." Translation ... they're trying to work it out.  

The divorce docs, filed by Jay's lawyers, Samantha Spector and Joseph Koenig, cite irreconcilable differences. There's also a prenup, according to the filing.

Nicollette Sheridan Files for Divorce Who Knew She Was Married?!

7/20/2016 4:06 PM PDT BY TMZ STAFF
EXCLUSIVE

0720-Nicollette-Sheridan-divorceNicollette Sheridan pulled a fast one -- on us, anyway. Turns out she tied the knot, the marriage fizzled and Nicollette just filed for divorce.

The former "Desperate Housewives" star and Aaron Phypers are dunzo just 6 months into their marriage ... this according to legal docs obtained by TMZ.  

According to the docs, they separated a month ago.

Rumors swirled they had been mulling over marriage ... but there was never a clue they tied the knot.

Nicollette is asking the judge to reject any claim Aaron might make for spousal support.

As for kids ... the marriage didn't last long enough for a proper gestation period.

Johnny Depp I Won't Give Amber My Financials Till She Shuts Her Trap

7/20/2016 10:21 AM PDT BY TMZ STAFF
EXCLUSIVE

0720-johnny-depp-amber-heard-tmz-01Amber Heard leaks like a sieve, at least when it comes to yapping to the media, so claims Johnny Depp, who does not want to give her any of his financial info unless she swears to keep it private.

Johnny just filed legal docs, obtained by TMZ, in which he concedes Amber is entitled to know something about his financial situation in order to get her cut in their divorce, but he says she has refused to sign a confidentiality agreement. 

In the docs Johnny's lawyer, disso queen Laura Wasser, claims Amber and her team have been blabbing to the media, suggesting that a TMZ story about details in their settlement negotiations came from Amber's camp.

Johnny also has a problem with the scope of Amber's demands for financial docs. She's asking for records from Johnny's Hollywood Vampire bandmates -- Joe Perry, Alice Cooper, Duff McKagan and Matt Sorum -- which he says is absurd.

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Arnold & Maria 5 Years Later ... We're Still Married!!!

7/17/2016 1:00 AM PDT BY TMZ STAFF
EXCLUSIVE

0715-arnold-schwarzenegger-maria-shriverArnold Schwarzenegger and Maria Shriver have both moved on with their lives since the split in July 2011. He's had a girlfriend for several years, and she's got a boyfriend. He's established a strong bond with 18-year-old son Joseph Baena. She's moved, redecorated, etc. Oh, they're still married.

It's one of the weirdest divorces in memory. They didn't have a prenup and we're told they essentially worked out a property settlement several years ago ... splitting up the estimated $400 million fortune. There have never been any custody issues. The kids are now all adults. Yet neither Maria nor Arnold have done anything to move the divorce past the finish line. 

We're told Arnold and Maria haven't really shared why they continue to stay married. There are theories it's too painful for either to walk away from $200 million, but that really doesn't make any sense. There are others who say it's because Maria is super religious and doesn't believe in divorce, but Arnold could still pull the trigger if he wanted.

Our sources say neither is interested in ending the marriage. It just goes on, as they lead separate lives.

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NBA's Byron Scott I Can't Afford My Ex-Wife's Lifestyle ... I'm Unemployed!!

7/17/2016 12:35 AM PDT BY TMZ STAFF
EXCLUSIVE

0715-byron-scott-anita-ex-wife-GETTY-01Ex-Lakers coach Byron Scott says he can't keep paying for his ex-wife's baller lifestyle, 'cause he hasn't found a new job yet.

As we previously reported, Scott signed a $17 MILLION contract with the Lakers right after he filed for divorce in 2014. He'd been married to his high school sweetheart, Anita, for 29 years. 

Since he was making around $300k per month at the time, the judge ordered him to pay $26k per month in spousal support. 

But in new court docs obtained by TMZ Sports, Byron claims his financial situation has changed drastically ... 'cause he got fired in April and isn't pulling those huge NBA checks anymore. 

Byron says his only form of income these days is a $50k-per-month deferred compensation check from the Cavs ... and half of that already goes straight to Anita. 

On top of that, Byron says he probably won't find a new job 'til next year .... 'cause every team has filled their coaching spots and "there will not be a need for an analyst or commentator" at this point in the season.

Byron is asking the judge to cut off all spousal support payments ... at least for now. The case is due back in court later this month. 

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