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Jeremy Jackson

I Stabbed a Gangbanger with a Clown Tattoo

... In Self Defense

4/27/2015 4:20 PM PDT BY TMZ STAFF
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0427-jeremy-jackson-tmz-02Former "Baywatch" star Jeremy Jackson was arrested for stabbing a man, but he says it was self defense in the midst of a wild party. 

Jeremy was jailed Saturday, after cops nabbed him for allegedly burglarizing an Airbnb. Police say during the arrest they realized he fit the profile of a man who stabbed a guy the day before. 

Jeremy tells TMZ, he rented an Airbnb and threw a party with some women. During the shindig, he says a guy showed up, beat him up and robbed him to the tune of $2,300. 

This is where it gets bizarre. Jeremy says one of the women said she knew a guy who could help him get the money back, so Jeremy told her to get him over STAT. He says the guy showed up but then turned on him and tried robbing him as well.  

Jeremy says the guy pulled a gun, and in self defense he pulled a buck knife from his jeans and stabbed the guy in the stomach area and arms. The guy dropped the gun and ran. 

Jeremy identifies the guy as a Canoga Park gangbanger with a clown tattoo on his face.

As for the burglary ... Jeremy says he went back to the Airbnb the day after the stabbing to retrieve his Gucci sunglasses and some other items and had to break in to get them. That's when the cops were called.

Nicki Minaj

My Anaconda Don't Want None Unless

You Got Yarmulkes, Son!

4/27/2015 3:55 PM PDT BY TMZ STAFF
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0427-nicki-minaj-barmitvah-INSTAGRAM-01Put a bunch of hormone-filled 13-year-old Jewish boys in a room and give them one wish and it would probably be having Nicki Minaj show up at a bar mitzvah ... and this weekend, that wish was granted.

13-year-old Matt Murstein's millionaire financier dad called in a few favors, and dropped a few shekels to get the "Anaconda" rapper to help the kid usher in adulthood Saturday night at the Pierre Hotel in NYC.

0427-SUB-nicki-minaj-barmitvah-INSTAGRAM-02We're told Nicki performed 7 songs and stuck around for a meet and greet where the boy, sorry ...the MAN made a pass at her! Check out Saul Suave's one-liner to Nicki in the video. 

Aside from Nicki ... Bob CostasPatrick Ewing and John Starks made cameos via video -- and Matt got to hang with baseball legend Hank Aaron and NY Governor Andrew Cuomo

Matt's pickup line obviously didn't work on Nicki -- she's no Tyga -- but you gotta appreciate the guy's chutzpah.

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

Suspect In Hit & Run

Pregnant Woman Injured

4/26/2015 4:30 PM PDT BY TMZ STAFF
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0426-jon-jones-GETTY-01UFC superstar Jon Jones has now been named a suspect in a hit and run crash ... in which a 20-year- old pregnant woman was hospitalized ... the Albuquerque Police Dept. tells TMZ Sports

A rep for the APD says ... Jon is "wanted for questioning" in regards to a crash that occurred Sunday morning in New Mexico. The woman sustained non-life threatening injuries.

We've reached out to the UFC for comment -- so far, no word back.

There were rumors on social media that drugs were involved in the wreck -- but cops wouldn't say anything about that at this point.

The UFC says it is aware of the investigation -- and is actively trying to gather information.

Tyga

Kylie Is The One ...

Here's the Ink to Prove It

4/25/2015 4:06 PM PDT BY TMZ STAFF
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0425-tyga-kylie-tattoo-sbs-instagram-01When it comes to Tyga's women ... there's only one on his arm -- in permanent ink -- and her name is Kylie Jenner ... NOT Blac Chyna.

A photo surfaced today of Tyga with a fan, but more importantly ... he's flaunting fresh ink -- his 17-year-old GF's name is now on his inner right elbow. Sources close to the rapper tell TMZ ... he got the tat yesterday to prove to Kylie he is fully committed to her and no one else.

It's no coincidence he got the ink the day after his baby mama, Blac Chyna put him on Insta-blast -- posting his texts to her saying, "I want to be with u" ... and have a relationship. 

If the texts were real ... it looks like Tyga's had a quick change of heart.

Of course, getting someone's name tatted is also known as the absolute kiss of death -- at least according to Eva Longoria, Iggy Azalea, Melanie Griffith, Ciara, etc ... 

Good luck, Kylie.

Dave Chappelle

Crowd Demands Refunds

For Slurry, Half Baked Show

4/25/2015 1:00 AM PDT BY TMZ STAFF
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Dave Chappelle proved even comedic geniuses have off nights ... because hundreds of angry fans are demanding refunds after a Detroit performance many are calling a drunken catastrophe.

According to multiple people in the crowd during Thursday night's 9:30 show at the Fillmore ... a seemingly wasted Chappelle took the stage an hour late (mostly due to the crowd still being seated), and told very few jokes. Instead, he sat quietly smoking, rambling, and slurring his speech.

In this video you can hear someone in the crowd yell, "Let's hear some of the act!" Dave responds, "Well sir, it's a little late for that. Right now I've gotta get off the stage because it's 2:00 in the morning."

The crowd quickly reminds him it was only 1 AM.

Now fans are ripping Dave on Facebook, calling the show ... "A waste of time and money" ... "more like a press conference" ... and "HORRIBLE." Fans dropped anywhere from $50 to about $240 for tickets, and although many are demanding refunds ... a Fillmore spokesperson tells us they're not responsible for artists' content.

In other words ... tough luck, crowd.

As for Dave ... a rep tells us, "Out of the 50 shows on the tour, Thursday was definitely not his best set On the flip side, the incident inspired some additional sharp-witted material and (Friday) he came back with a vengeance."

Adam Sandler Movie

Native American Actors Walk Off ...

Netflix Says They're Missing the Joke

4/23/2015 1:36 PM PDT BY TMZ STAFF
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Netflix Native Americans Adam Sandler MovieA group of Native American actors quit an Adam Sandler movie because they feel it's insulting and racist ... but Netflix says the outraged actors are missing the whole point of the film. 

The movie is called "The Ridiculous Six" and is being produced just for Netflix. It's described as a spoof on "The Magnificent Seven" ... starring Sandler, Nick Nolte, Steve Buscemi, Dan Aykroyd, Jon Lovitz and Vanilla Ice.

But the spoofing went too far Wednesday, in the eyes of a dozen actors and actresses who walked off the set. Some of the offending jokes included female characters named Beaver’s Breath and No Bra -- and a scene where an Apache woman urinates outdoors while smoking a peace pipe.   

Netflix is defending the Sandler flick, saying it's all a joke. A Netflix rep tells TMZ, "The movie has ridiculous in the title for a reason: because it is ridiculous." The rep says it's intended to be a satire of Westerns and the stereotypes popularized in the genre. 

The rep adds ... the diverse cast "is not only part of -- but in on -- the joke." 

This wasn't the first day of filming. In fact, Loren Anthony -- one of the pissed actors had previously tweeted how much he was enjoying the project. But after today's walk out he said, "Today work was no bueno, my native women were disrespected and i walked off set."

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'American Horror Story' Star

Seriously Injured in Drunk Driver Crash

4/23/2015 10:07 AM PDT BY TMZ STAFF
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0423_dalton_gray_drunk_driver_injuries_launchDalton Gray -- the actor who played Master Mike on "American Horror Story: Freak Show" -- was nearly blinded after an alleged drunk driver plowed into a car he was riding in last weekend.

According to his rep, Dalton -- who also played young Harry in "Dumb and Dumber To" -- was a passenger in his friend's car late Saturday night in Katy, Texas ... when another vehicle t-boned them. 17-year-old Dalton shattered his hip/pelvis and his femur. He also suffered horrific cuts to his face, and some serious eye trauma.

The damage was so bad, doctors had to reconstruct the right side of his face and remove glass from his eye but we're told his vision will recover. Police arrested the alleged drunk driver and as of now, he's currently still in jail.

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Gray is the 2nd AHS cast member to be struck by a car in the last few months. Ben Woolf was struck by an SUV while crossing a street in February ... and eventually died from his injuries.

WNBA's Brittney Griner & Fiancee

Arrested for Assault

Allegedly Attacked Each Other [Update]

4/23/2015 7:41 AM PDT BY TMZ STAFF
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update_graphic_red_bar9:06 AM PT -- According to the police report, obtained by TMZ Sports, Brittney told cops the two had been fighting for days and were having serious "relationship issues."

As for the specific incident, cops say there were several people at the home when Brit and Glory began to argue -- and the fight turned physical. 

Cops say Brittney admitted to throwing a dog bowl at the wall -- and then the two began fighting.

Glory's sister eventually called police because people "couldn't get them pulled apart" and she didn't want anyone to get hurt.

When cops arrived, officers say Brittney had several cuts -- and a bite wound. Glory was bleeding from the lip.

The WNBA says it's actively investigating the incident. update-grey-gray-barWNBA superstar Brittney Griner -- and her WNBA star fiancee Glory Johnson -- were both arrested for allegedly attacking each other in Phoenix yesterday ... TMZ Sports has learned.  

Law enforcement sources tell us cops were called to Griner's home around 4:30 PM on Wednesday -- after receiving a call about a domestic dispute between the two women. 

When cops arrived, we're told officers observed "minor physical injuries" on both Brittney and Glory. 

Both women were arrested and booked by the Maricopa County Sheriff's Office for assault and disorderly conduct. Griner and Johnson were released around 4 AM on Thursday. 

Griner plays for the Phoenix Mercury.

The two got engaged last August and had been planning to get married next month in Phoenix. No word if the wedding is still on. 

Glory and Brittney had been gushing about each other on social media in the days before the arrest.

In fact, Brit posted a pic of the two kissing on Tuesday with the caption: "EveryDay Every Second! I fall for you like I fell way back before I had the nerves to even approach you! My Queen My Rock My Universe!"

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Justin Bieber

Johnny Law's My Dawg Now

4/22/2015 12:40 AM PDT BY TMZ STAFF
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Justin Bieber PoliceJustin Bieber's had cops called on him so many times, he should be on a first name basis with 'em ... which might explain why he's suddenly super tight with a Bev Hills PD officer.

Law enforcement sources tell us Justin was getting his usual Vitamin C fix at Kreation Juice in BH last weekend when an officer strolled in, spotted him, and for a change ... did NOT ask him to turn down his music.

We're told the officer -- who's kinda got pop star looks himself -- actually copped to being a fan, and JB obliged by posing for a photo.

Talk about a 180 -- back in Bieber's B.H. condo days, circa 2014 ... police were constantly at his door for rowdy parties. On one particular night they even came a knockin' SIX times

Now that Justin's moved -- absence has clearly made the heart grow fonder. 

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Rick Ross

Outcoached For Good Cause

... Loses Charity Hoops Game To Ex-NFL Star

4/21/2015 3:54 PM PDT BY TMZ STAFF
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0421_rick_ross_charity_basketball_game_photos_launchRick Ross just got out-bawsed ... but he ain't sweatin' it -- 'cause even though he got CRUSHED in a celeb hoops game ... he raised a TON of cash for a local charity.

Ross stepped up to coach a team in the 4th annual Nike South Beach Celebrity Court of Dreams game this past weekend to benefit the South Beach Charitable Foundation for kids.

The hip-hop star coached a team of celebs -- including NFL players Antrel Rolle and the Pouncey twins ... in an effort to beat the "South Beach All-Stars," coached by ex-NFL lineman Bryant McKinnie

In the end ... Ross' squad just couldn't hang and they lost to Bryant's team 62-38.

But the event raised $35,000 for charity -- so, hard to call anyone a loser after that. 

Nice work. 

Detroit Lions Rodney Austin

Accused of Assaulting Woman and a Baby

4/21/2015 10:01 AM PDT BY TMZ STAFF
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0421-rodney-austin-ap-02The Detroit Lions cut offensive lineman Rodney Austin on the heels of his arrest for assaulting a woman and a baby.

According to the police report ... Austin shoved Yvonne Gill-Sadler on April 5th around 2 AM during a dispute in her Charlotte, NC apartment -- and when she went down she was holding a female infant ... less than a year old.

The report also says Austin prevented Gill-Sadler from calling 911 by stealing her phone. The baby and Gill-Sadler were uninjured ... according to cops. 

Austin was arrested on April 17 and booked for assault, larceny, child abuse and interfering with emergency communication. 

Austin, a backup player for the Lions ... was cut from the team Tuesday morning. 

Big Sean & Ariana Grande Split

Sorry Biebs ...

Nothin' To Do With You

4/20/2015 1:12 PM PDT BY TMZ STAFF
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Big Sean Ariana Grande Break UpJustin Bieber is no homewrecker ... at least in this case ... because TMZ has learned that Big Sean and Ariana Grande's split has nothing to do with his mid-concert groping.

Sean and Ariana are history after 8-months of banging, and sources close to the couple say it had nothing to do with Sean's real/fake Twitter outburst after Biebs laid hands on his woman during her show a few weeks back.

We're told the breakup was mutual because they're both constantly touring and just think it's better this way -- but they're staying tight as friends. 

Now Biebs can REALLY make a move ... Kendall Jenner probably won't mind.

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