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Burt Jenner It's A Boy!

7/8/2016 2:52 PM PDT BY TMZ STAFF
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0708-burt-jenner-TMZ-01Caitlyn Jenner just scored another grandchild -- her oldest son, Burt Jenner, is a dad ... but someone beat him to the punch on handing down his name.

Bodhi Jenner was born Thursday weighing 9 lbs 4 oz. It's Burt and his GF Valerie Pitalo's first kid.

Burt tells TMZ it's family tradition for all male Jenner names to start with a "B" ... and he was planning to go with Burt Jr., but his gf's sister laid claim to Burton when she had a son. So, they went with plan B(odhi).

Burt and Valerie kept the birth low key -- we're told the only hospital visitors were Burt's stepdad and Valerie's BFF. Caitlyn hasn't met her grandson yet. 


Meek Mill Accuses Wrong Guy Of Killing Alton Sterling

7/7/2016 9:25 AM PDT BY TMZ STAFF
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0707-meek-mill-tmz-01Meek Mill and thousands of others fell for an Internet hoax and ended up ripping into a guy who is NOT one of the Baton Rouge cops who shot Alton Sterling.

Robert Kinnison says he's been receiving death threats after his image went viral following Sterling's death. Kinnison is a trucker from Arizona and Donald Trump supporter ... but says someone trolled him and it's not the first time.

He says someone online frequently posts a pic of him holding his gun after high-profile shooting incidents. This time the meme went viral, and Meek fell for it ... sharing the image on his IG page.

070716-meek-mill-instagramAccording to Baton Rouge PD, the cops involved in the Alton Sterling slaying are actually named Blane Salamoni and Howie Lake II

Kinnison's been trying to clear his name in videos he's posting online.

Chris Cornell Alleged Stalker Busted at Concert ... FBI Taking Over

7/7/2016 8:56 AM PDT BY TMZ STAFF
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Chris Cornell's alleged stalker showed up to his show Wednesday night and was quickly cuffed and taken away ... and now, she'll have to deal with the feds. 

Law enforcement in Kentucky tells TMZ Jessica Robbins was picked up outside Cornell's Louisville concert after trying to enter the venue. Sources close to Chris say every tour venue has had a pic of Robbins and has been on high alert to stop her ... and that move paid off. 

Our sources say Chris was informed of the arrest before the show. 

TMZ broke the story ... Robbins was charged with stalking Cornell in 2014 but went missing in May after missing a court date and ditching her ankle monitor ... which she's been wearing while out on bail.

Cops in Kentucky say they've alerted the FBI of Robbins' arrest and the feds will pick her up Thursday. 

'Stuff on Scout's Head' Dog Dead at 12

7/7/2016 12:30 AM PDT BY TMZ STAFF
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0706_stuff_on_scouts_head_instagramScout -- the pitbull terrier who became a viral sensation for balancing just about anything on his head -- has gone where all dogs eventually go.

Scout's owner, Jen Gillen, tells TMZ the 12-year-old dog became extremely sick. He suffered from seizures and had a tumor removed. He also battled diabetes.

Jen tried keeping Scout alive, but it got to a point where he couldn't eat or drink, so he was euthanized last week.

RIP Scout, and say hi to God.


'Shooter' TV Show Tom Sizemore Runs Over Stuntman During Filming

7/6/2016 2:09 PM PDT BY TMZ STAFF
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2:55 PM PT -- Sizemore's rep tells TMZ the stunt coordinator prompted him to "pull out" once he got in the SUV.  He says 3 cars pulled out at once. Tom, who was driving the SUV with Omar Epps, says he followed instructions, drove off and never saw the stuntman before hearing a "thump."


A stuntman in a new TV show was badly hurt Wednesday after being struck by and pinned under an SUV, which we're told was being driven by Tom Sizemore ... TMZ has learned.

"Shooter" was being filmed at Agua Dulce Airport ... near Los Angeles, where they were filming a sniper scene. We're told Tom was supposed to run into the Cadillac SUV and just sit there until the scene ended, but he put the vehicle in reverse, hit the gas, and ran over the stuntman.

Eyewitnesses tell TMZ ... 8 guys on the set tried in vain to lift the car off the stuntman. Someone finally brought in some equipment and they were able to jack the car up and free the man.

According to one first responder, the stuntman "is in real bad shape." He was airlifted to a nearby hospital. His condition is unknown.

The show stars Ryan Phillippe, Omar Epps and Sizemore.

Chelsea Manning Apparent Suicide Attempt in Prison

7/6/2016 6:53 AM PDT BY TMZ STAFF
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070516-chelsea-manning-apChelsea Manning, who's serving a 35-year sentence for leaking classified military documents, was in a prison hospital and our sources say it was the result of a suicide attempt.

We're told the incident occurred early Tuesday at Fort Leavenworth, Kansas prison. We do not know specifically what Manning did in her cell, but one source tells TMZ she tried to hang herself.

Prison officials tell TMZ although she has been released from the hospital she is being "monitored."

Manning was convicted on 20 counts of espionage, for passing classified docs to WikiLeaks.

Manning transitioned from male to female behind bars.


The Band Perry Alleged 'Terroristic Threat' Suspect Pilot with Anger Management Issues

7/5/2016 7:23 AM PDT BY TMZ STAFF
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One of the suspects who allegedly threatened violence at a concert featuring The Band Perry is a pilot.

Dzmitry Papou was arrested for making terroristic threats at the Delaware venue where the band was set to perform Sunday night. Cops say Dzmitry and another man made a threat of violence. The band and cops decided it was best to postpone the concert.

We did some digging, and found Papou has a private pilot license, which he got after completing an anger management course. We've spoken with flight schools and the FAA, and there's no general requirement for an anger management course as a condition to getting a pilot's license.

It's unclear why Papou was required to take such a course, however, an FAA rep tells us an anger management course could be required if there's a history of psychiatric problems.

MLB's Bryce Harper Sick July 4th Cleats ... Most Patriotic Kicks Ever??

7/1/2016 11:26 AM PDT BY TMZ STAFF
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0701-bryce-harper-cleats-custom-TMZ-SPORTS-01Pretty awesome move from MLB superstar Bryce Harper -- who's honoring July 4th with some custom cleats paying tribute to ALL 5 BRANCHES of the U.S. military. 

The Washington Nationals superstar hooked up with sneaker customizer Dez Customs and Kreative Customs and gave them the following marching orders -- gimme something that celebrates America! 

The guys grabbed a pair of Bryce's signature Under Armour cleats, the Harper Ones, and spruced 'em up with the logos of the Army, Navy, Air Force, Marines and Coast Guard. 

We're told the guys spent 30 hours on the cleats -- and check 'em out, they look great!  

Under Armour told the artists Bryce will rock the cleats during his July 4th game against the Milwaukee Brewers. 


Ex-Cowboys Player Sentenced to 5 Years in Prison ... For Sexual Assault

7/1/2016 10:07 AM PDT BY TMZ STAFF
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070116-cj-spillman-gettyEx-Dallas Cowboys cornerback C.J. Spillman was just sentenced to 5 years in prison after he was convicted of sexual assault. 

The 30-year-old was accused of sexually assaulting a woman at a Texas resort back in 2014. He admitted to the sex, but claimed it was consensual. 

Spillman -- who played in the NFL from 2009 to 2015 -- was convicted of sexual assault during a hearing on Thursday. He was facing up to 20 years in prison. 

We're told Spillman appeared to be in good spirits after the verdict was read. He was there with his mother and kept telling her, "It's going to be okay."

We're told Spillman plans to appeal. 

Story developing ... 

Ludacris Treats Wifey Like a True G

7/1/2016 12:40 AM PDT BY TMZ STAFF
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Ludacris is such a baller he gave his wife her own holiday and celebrated the occasion with a brand spankin' new Benz!

Luda shocked his wife, Eudoxie, with a 2016 AMG G63 on the set of 'Fast 8' Thursday in Atlanta ... as he masterfully orchestrated what he dubbed, "Mrs. Bridges Day." Check out the vid -- Tyrese made a cameo, but the $160k polar white whip still stole the show.

Note to 'Fast 8' producers: If you need an extra, Eudoxie's ride has a Biturbo V8 and does zero to 60 in 5.3 seconds.

Just sayin' ...


Ralphie May To The Rescue ... Saves Choking Baby

6/30/2016 3:42 PM PDT BY TMZ STAFF
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063016-ralphie-may-tmz-02Comedian Ralphie May saved a choking toddler's life at the Spokane airport Thursday after stepping up and giving the kid the Heimlich.

A witness tells us Ralphie was sitting inside the airport's food court when the kid's mother began screaming at the top of her lungs nearby for help. People gathered around, and one person attempted to hit the child on the back, but it didn't work and the kid started turning blue. 

That's when Ralphie moved in to give the kid the Heimlich, dislodging the food.

Our witness says paramedics eventually arrived and told Ralphie he'd saved the tot's life. 

Kanye West Adidas Deal Has Billion Dollar Potential ... Look Out Nike!

6/29/2016 7:26 AM PDT BY TMZ STAFF
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0629-kanye-west-tmz-01Kanye West's new partnership with Adidas could make him A BILLION DOLLARS ... TMZ has learned. 

Adidas announced Wednesday they've signed Kanye to a contract that will have a seismic impact on the sport and street fashion world. The deal calls for YEEZY retail shops that will hawk shoes, apparel, and accessories. We're told he'll also be designing athletic wear for basketball and football.

In addition to the stores ... we're told 'Ye's also getting his own design team made up of the best of the best in the industry. 

Our sources say it will take a few years to get the stores and merchandising up to speed, but the projections call for profits that could line Kanye's designer pockets to the tune of a cool bil.

Your move, Nike ... and LeBron.  


J.R. Smith Selling My Body Tatted Tees Making Huge $$

6/28/2016 9:52 AM PDT BY TMZ STAFF
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0628-jr-smith-tattoos-shirt-front-GETTY-FRESH_BREWED_TEES-01Tons of people want a body like J.R. Smith -- and now they can have it ... 'cause the NBA star is selling t-shirts of his tatted physique ... and making a TON of cash in the process. 

Smith's inked up physique dominated the Internet when he refused to put a shirt on following the NBA Finals -- and a Cleveland-based clothing company saw a huge chance to cash in on the topless attention.

We spoke with Tony Madalone of Fresh Brewed Tees who immediately commissioned replicas of Smith's upper body for shirts ... and he says they've already sold 1,000 units ($35 a pop) in less than 24 hours. 

What's interesting ... the company realized some of J.R.'s tats could be problematic because they're based off trademarked images ... such as Michael Jordan's "Jumpman" logo. 


So, in an effort to skirt the issue ... FBT altered some of the tats. Some of the changes -- they removed the name "Jordan" from a #23 jersey and modified the "Jumpman" logo. 

By the way, Obama famously told Smith to put a shirt on after the victory ... wonder if this counts? 

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