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DJ Quik

Wanna Smoke a Blunt With Me?

All You Have to Do Is ...

5/3/2015 12:10 AM PDT BY TMZ STAFF
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DJ Quik TattooIs it your lifelong dream to meet DJ Quik, get free tickets to a show, and smoke a blunt with him? Well it can happen ... all you need to do is tattoo Quik's face on your leg.

That's exactly what happened to a fan named Bijon. He tells us he's been listening to Quik since he was a kid, and got the leg tat from tattoo artist Gino Genoski, hoping it would lead to an encounter with his hero.

It worked, and Quik called Bijon personally to invite him to a show, do a meet and greet, give him a signed CD ... and of course ... smoke him out.

Quik says meeting fans who love him that much pushes him to keep making music.

Mayweather vs. Pacquiao

The Drinking Game

5/2/2015 12:35 AM PDT BY TMZ STAFF

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While Manny and Floyd are knocking each other's heads off, millions of fans will be getting knocked on their asses ...  from dat drank ... thanks to a host of drinking games that are taking the net by storm.

The games are catching fire on social media ... and although they vary in the rules and conditions of the swallowing of the booze, it's clear that everyone who participates WILL BE HAMMERED.

Here are the rules to one of the more popular games making the rounds at the moment: 

-- If Justin comes out with a stupid grin on his face 1 shot.

-- Every time they show a celebrity in the crowd 1 shot.

-- If they mention Floyd's dad 2 shots.

-- If they mention Manny's politcal career 2 shots.

-- If they mention Mike Tyson dissing Floyd 3 shots.

-- If the winner DOESN'T thank God first 3 shots.

-- 4 shots for a punch below the belt.

-- 5 shots for a draw.

-- 5 shots if Pacman gets knocked out.

-- Finish the bottle if Mayweather gets knocked out.

Happy boozing fight fans.

Kentucky Derby

Bourbon Sales Through the Hoof

... Says Jim Beam

5/2/2015 12:05 AM PDT BY TMZ STAFF
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Horse racing is HUGE for the bourbon industry ... especially the Kentucky Derby ... so says Jim Beam which credits the race for a MAJOR boost in sales every single year.

A rep for the bourbon company says they see an average sales spike of around 20% during Derby season ... adding, "When the weather is at its prime, the team has seen spikes up to 30%."

"This year, the weather has been good."

The Beam reps say the sales spike isn't just in KY -- people all over the country are throwing Derby parties -- "and they're drinking bourbon, they're drinking Mint Juleps."

Bottoms up. 

Lil B

$10k Got Jacked from My Room

After Weed Dispute with Hotel

5/1/2015 12:30 AM PDT BY TMZ STAFF
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Lil B Money Stolen Hotem RoomRapper Lil B is furious $10,000 went missing from his hotel room -- and he's pointing the finger at the hotel staff ... after management gave him the boot for hotboxing the place.

Lil B tells TMZ he was staying at the Oakland Airport's Red Lion on Tuesday when the hotel kicked him out because guests were complaining about marijuana smoke coming out of his room.

The rapper claims hotel management told him security had entered his room while he was gone ... found a small bag of pot, and then asked him to leave.

When Lil B went back to his room to collect his things, he says he noticed $10,000 cash was missing. He went to the front desk to file a theft report, but claims the employee ignored him. He recorded that awkward encounter and posted it online. He also blasted the hotel staff on Twitter.

Since the hotel wasn't helping ... B says he went to Oakland PD to file a report. Cops tell us they are "still in the process of verifying if this incident occurred."

We reached out to the Red Lion Hotel for comment ... so far, no word back.

Scott Weiland

Butchers 'Vasoline'

Swears No Drugs Involved

4/30/2015 10:43 AM PDT BY TMZ STAFF
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Scott Weiland is adamant he was NOT high on drugs (including heroin) during a botched performance of the STP classic, "Vasoline," this week ... but admits something was off that night.  

Fans were shocked and concerned after Weiland -- who's struggled with substance abuse in the past -- belted out a flat, uninspired version of the song with a dead gaze in his eyes during a performance Tuesday in Texas with his new band The Wildabouts

We spoke with Weiland's rep who acknowledges it wasn't Scott's best work -- but says it was a "perfect storm" of Scott being tired and having a couple of drinks before the show. The rep says to make things worse, Scott's earpiece went out during the show, making it hard for him to stay on point. 

The rep says, "Good news we've overnighted him a brand new pair of earbuds and they will be there for his show in Baton Rouge tonight." 

Rosie O'Donnell's Wife

Rosie's Wine and Weed Habits

Make Parenting Too Dangerous

4/30/2015 1:00 AM PDT BY TMZ STAFF
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Rosie O'Donnell's estranged wife claims she wants custody because Rosie drinks too much, smokes too much and has a laissez-faire manner when it comes to raising kids. Rosie's reaction ... her wife's delusional.

As we previously reported, Michelle Rounds is seeking full custody of their 2-year-old daughter. We've learned Michelle claims in her divorce case Rosie drinks a bottle of wine nearly every night, regularly smokes weed and eats edibles, and it gets in the way of parenting.

Michelle acknowledges they have nannies, but a parent still needs to manage the help and she says Rosie is in her own world.

Michelle also claims Rosie has let their 19-year-old son throw parties where the kids all drink, which she believes is irresponsible.

As we reported, sources connected with Rosie tell TMZ Michelle is lashing out because she's pissed over the prenup she signed and is simply a gold digger who's making threats to get cash.

Michelle tells TMZ she was a millionaire before entering the marriage by investing well in the stock market adding, "I will walk away from every dime of Rosie's money if I get full custody." 

Rosie's rep tells TMZ, "This is a distorted perception of Michelle's reality.  It's sad in every way."

Three 6 Mafia

Crunchy Black Pleads Guilty

In Meth Mix-Up

4/30/2015 12:30 AM PDT BY TMZ STAFF
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Former Three 6 Mafia rapper Crunchy Black will have plenty of time to study the difference between cocaine and meth -- he's gonna spend the next 7 months in jail for his Vegas drug bust.

CB was in court Wednesday and pled guilty to misdemeanor drug possession. TMZ broke the story ... Crunchy was arrested earlier this month for meth.

Crunch had the worst defense we've heard in a while. According to the police report, when an officer found the drugs on Crunchy ... he replied, "Oh damn. I was trying to buy that powder, not meth." 

The Oscar winner got 30 days for the drugs, but also had 6 months to serve for a domestic violence case he'd skipped out on -- so, he'll do the time consecutively. 

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Eagles' Randy Meisner

Take It Easy

I'm Doing Just Fine

4/30/2015 12:10 AM PDT BY TMZ STAFF
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Original Eagles bassist Randy Meisner wants to set the record straight -- his life is not in danger, and his wife isn't force feeding him bottles of vodka.

Randy and wife Lana hit up a deli in Studio City Wednesday and told our photog they were shocked to hear news of allegations claiming Lana keeps Randy in a constant drunken state.

As we first reported ... Randy thinks all the conservatorship talk is really a plot to grab his cash, but in this clip he makes it clear -- he doesn't need anyone making decisions for him. 

On a lighter note ... the Rock & Roll Hall of Famer talks about his infamous backstage brawl with Glenn Frey in 1977 ... which lead to Randy quitting the band.

Eagles Founding Member

Friend Claims Wife Keeps Him Drunk

4/29/2015 12:40 AM PDT BY TMZ STAFF
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0428_randy-meisner_gettyThe wife of Randy Meisner -- original Eagles bassist -- wants to "buy him a bottle of vodka and hopes he drinks himself to death" ... so claims an alleged friend who's seeking a conservatorship, but Randy thinks he's really after cash.

James Newton claims in new legal docs his good friend Randy is in desperate shape and his wife, Lana is not doing anything to help him. He says Randy, an alcoholic who has been in and out of rehab and diagnosed with brain damage -- often goes unbathed for a month, thanks to his wife.

Newton says the wife keeps Randy in a "state of near-constant inebriation" because she says "he is easier to control when he's drunk."

And get this. Newton says Lana is frittering away much of his royalties and other income -- estimated between $300k and $500k a year -- on things like remodeling, vacations and cosmetic surgery.

But Randy and Lana tell TMZ ... Newton's full of it. Randy says he's "doing great" ... no longer drinks hard alcohol, and his wife treats him well. He says Newton is not a close friend, and believes the guy's most likely in cahoots with people trying to discredit Lana, and jack their money.

Newton wants a professional conservator to step in to take care of Randy, who was the lead singer on "Take It to the Limit" and famously walked out on the group after fighting Glenn Frey backstage during a 1977 concert.

P.J. Williams

DUI Case Dismissed

... Over Dash Cam Fail

4/27/2015 11:15 AM PDT BY TMZ STAFF
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0427-pj-williams-getty-02Top NFL draft prospect P.J. Williams -- a projected 1st round pick -- is officially OFF THE HOOK in his DUI case ... and it's all because the police dash cam MISSED a significant portion of the arrest.  

As we previously reported, the ex-Florida State University cornerback was busted on April 3rd -- after cops say he appeared to be hammered while driving his friends out of a McDonald's parking lot in Tallahassee at 3 AM. 

The 21-year-old admitted he had been drinking several hours earlier in the evening -- but insisted he was NOT drunk when he got behind the wheel.

He did NOT submit to a breathalyzer or a blood test ... so cops were relying heavily on the dash cam video to prove he was in no shape to drive.  

But according to the Leon County District Attorney's Office ... "significant portions of the DUI investigation were not captured on video because of the positioning of the police car."

We're told the most important part of the arrest -- the field sobriety test -- was a casualty of the dash cam mishap. 

Ultimately, prosecutors decided the case against Williams was weak without the footage -- so the case was tossed. 

Jon Jones

Swore He's a Responsible Driver

... 3 Weeks Before Crash

4/27/2015 10:30 AM PDT BY TMZ STAFF

Jon Jones made an interesting video just 3 weeks ago ... telling his fans his days of being reckless behind the wheel were LONG OVER ... and he's a much more "mature" driver now. 

In the video, the UFC champ told his fans he was thinking about getting a brand new lightning fast Corvette ... the first fast car since he wrecked his Bentley in his 2012 DUI crash.  

"I've matured a lot since the Bentley," Jones said at the time ... "May not seem like it .. but I have people, I promise."

Just 3 weeks after the video, Jones allegedly crashed ANOTHER car and injured a pregnant woman in a hit and run incident in New Mexico. Cops say there was weed in Jones' vehicle. 

Jon Jones

Drugs Found In Crash Car

4/27/2015 8:27 AM PDT BY TMZ STAFF
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Investigators found marijuana and a marijuana pipe inside the car that Jon Jones allegedly abandoned moments after a hit and run crash in New Mexico ... cops say. 

TMZ Sports has obtained the police report ... in which cops say witnesses saw a man believed to be the UFC champ run from the crash scene moments after slamming into a car carrying  a pregnant woman. 

One witness says Jones got out of his silver Buick and ran into the hills -- before slouching over and darting back to the car to grab a "large handful of cash." 

After that, witnesses say Jones jumped a nearby fence and ran off.  

As for the initial crash, cops say Jones ran a red light ... and slammed into the pregnant woman's car. The woman told responders she felt like she was going to pass out. She was taken to a nearby hospital. 

Cops tried multiple times to contact Jones -- but were unable to reach the UFC superstar.  

Story developing ... 

Kim Richards

I Checked Myself Into Rehab

4/25/2015 4:56 PM PDT BY TMZ STAFF
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0425-kim-richards-01Kim Richards had an ah-ha moment a few days ago ... she needed help, so she made the decision on her own to check into rehab.

Sources familiar with the situation tell TMZ, Kim is in a live-in facility in Malibu which specializes in substance abuse. We're told she made the decision after consulting with family.

As we reported ... the "Real Housewives of Beverly Hills" star was arrested 9 days ago at the Beverly Hills Hotel after allegedly causing a scene while heavily intoxicated. She was booked for trespass, resisting arrest, battery on a police officer, and public drunkenness.

We're told she will stay at the rehab facility "as long as it takes."

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