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Judge Jeanine Pirro I Got Treated 'Less Than Human' By Whoopi and 'The View' Crew

7/19/2018 6:50 PM PDT
EXCLUSIVE

Judge Jeanine Pirro doesn't say she regrets going on "The View" -- even though it ended in a shouting match -- but it doesn't seem like she's in a hurry to go back either.

We got the Fox News star in NYC Thursday and asked about her highly contentious appearance on the talk show earlier in the day, which got especially heated with Whoopi Goldberg.

Jeanine tells us she can handle debating people with opposing views -- even if she's outnumbered ... but says she's got a big problem with getting an invite to talk and then being treated like garbage. 

As for Whoopi, the judge doesn't have much more to say other than what was said during their showdown and, as she points out ... it probably wouldn't resolve much anyway.

Now get out of the way ... Jeanine's got places to be.

Bristol Palin I'm the New 'Teen Mom' ... Joins Next Season's Cast

7/19/2018 2:52 PM PDT
EXCLUSIVE

The folks who produce 'Teen Mom' know what sells ... because TMZ has learned Bristol Palin is joining "Teen Mom OG."

Production sources tell us, Sarah Palin's daughter has signed on as a regular on the show. It appears she's helping to fill the void left by another famous cast member -- Farrah Abraham -- who was fired for being way too difficult. She disputes that, and says she got the axe because she was a porn star.

As you know, Bristol -- now 27 -- has 3 kids and was famously engaged to Levi Johnston. She eventually married Dakota Meyer, whom she's in the process of divorcing. She was 17 when her first kid, Tripp, was born.

Bristol will join cast members Amber Portwood, McKenzie McKee, Maci Bookout and Catelynn Lowell.

The season fires up on MTV this Fall. 

Racing Star Josef Newgarden Praises Danica Patrick ... With Super Hot Girlfriend

7/19/2018 3:47 PM PDT
EXCLUSIVE

Here's racing star Josef Newgarden giving Danica Patrick's racing career the respect it deserves ... praising Danica as a trailblazer, who opened the door up for generations of women racers.

All while standing next to his solar hot girlfriend.

First things first ... we got Newgarden -- the 2017 IndyCar series champ -- and asked what Patrick's legacy to the sport would be, and he couldn't have been more gracious.

"Danica's been great for our sport, I think to me someone who was a leader for not just female race car drivers, but female engineers and female fans of the sport."

Second things second ... Josef did all this praising while standing next to his GF, Ashley Welch, and we gotta say GOOD LORD she's fine.

God speed, Josef ... if you never win again you already have a trophy.

Rep. Matt Gaetz My Teleprompter Stance Saved Me From Sacha Baron Shame

7/19/2018 3:42 PM PDT
EXCLUSIVE

Congressman Matt Gaetz didn't fall for Sacha Baron Cohen's trap to promote putting guns in the hands of toddlers, but admits he was clueless about who he was talking to.

We got the Florida Representative Thursday at Reagan National Airport, and asked how he managed to avoid being duped like several of his Republican peers ... who shockingly read a fake PSA calling for school children to be armed.

Gaetz says he'll never let a teleprompter do him in.

Gaetz tells us he's still disappointed in himself for not recognizing Cohen in makeup, because he missed a chance to whip out his own Borat impressions to the man himself.

He also has some advice for folks, like Sarah Palin, who are complaining about getting played.

The Congressman didn't elaborate on his anxiety about teleprompters, but since he loves Borat, we're gonna guess he's also seen Ron Burgundy's work.

Sterling Shepard Baker Mayfield Is Not Fat ... I Train With Him!

7/19/2018 2:50 PM PDT
EXCLUSIVE

Baker Mayfield's ex-Oklahoma teammate is going to bat for the Browns QB ... with Sterling Shepard telling TMZ Sports his boy is really NOT fat -- despite a very unflattering photo on social media. 

The Cleveland Browns rookie has been getting criticized over a pic he took Tuesday night with gaming legend Ninja -- in which he appears to be a little thick around the midsection. 

So, when we got Shep out in NYC on Thursday -- the Giants receiver told us the camera angle must've been distorted ... not Mayfield's waistline.

"He lookin' good, man, I've been training with him," Sterling says.

"He's been grinding. I already know my man's going to be ready. Ain't worried about that."

There's more ... Shepard revealed to us who the top dancer on the Giants' squad was this year -- and he surprisingly handed that crown to another player in his position group.

Halsey Backs Her Ex ... G-Eazy & Demi Are Just Friends!!!

7/19/2018 2:49 PM PDT
EXCLUSIVE

G-Eazy has NOT jumped to dating Demi Lovato after his split from Halsey ... and that's coming straight from his ex, Halsey.

We got her Thursday at LAX, and had to ask her about the speculation G's hooking up with Demi. There were reports they hit up a Hollywood club last weekend. Even though that turned out to be false ... the rumor's taken off.

Halsey, who announced the breakup from G-Eazy earlier this month, says NO CHANCE. He denied the Demi buzz at the ESPYs, and his ex is fully backing him.

As for ever reuniting with G-Eazy -- Halsey has a strong take on that.

'Bachelorette' Becca Kufrin Hair-Raising Fun at Disneyland ... No Dudes Required

7/19/2018 1:31 PM PDT
EXCLUSIVE

'Bachelorette' star Becca Kufrin went from a great hair day to a bad one after a few rides at the Happiest Place on Earth.

Becca and a gal pal got the royal treatment at Disneyland Wednesday cruising around with a park guide, which means they likely didn't have to wait in line. Plus, she's on ABC which is owned by Disney ... so, yeah ... instant FastPass.

Becca showed up with a perfectly blown-out coif, but it was no match for the Radiator Springs Racers and Incredicoaster.

She ousted virgin Colton Underwood on Monday night's episode where she visited the final four contestant's hometowns. Now, only three guys remain ... Garrett, Blake and Jason.

Daniel Cormier On Stipe Miocic Rematch 'Maybe' After Lesnar

7/19/2018 1:08 PM PDT
EXCLUSIVE

Don't slam the door on a possible Cormier vs. Miocic rematch -- with D.C. telling TMZ Sports he's open to the idea ... AFTER he fights Brock Lesnar

Remember, after Daniel Cormier defeated Stipe Miocic at UFC 226 earlier this month ... Lesnar stormed the cage and hyped a Cormier vs. Lesnar super fight

Miocic -- the former heavyweight champion of the world -- is furious claiming he's EARNED a rematch with Cormier before Lesnar gets a shot ... considering Brock hasn't even fought since 2016. 

So, when we saw Cormier at the ESPYs on Wednesday ... we asked how he felt about Stipe's gripe. 

Of course, the clock is ticking considering Cormier is 39 years old and wants to retire at age 40. His birthday is in March. 

Tick tock ... 

Bonus: We also asked D.C. if he's considering a post-UFC career with the WWE ... and it doesn't look good. 

Mark Cuban Jimmy G's Porn Star Date ... Won't Burn Bridges

7/19/2018 10:36 AM PDT
EXCLUSIVE

Jimmy Garoppolo has nothing to fear about losing endorsements or pissing off his bosses just because he's dating a porn star ... so says none other than NBA team owner and "Shark Tank" star Mark Cuban.

Mark says he's had players on the Dallas Mavericks who have dated porn stars in the past, and it's never been an issue -- with one caveat. If they try to hide it, they're screwed.

Cuban thinks Jimmy actually did himself a big favor because he's coming off as authentic ... and, in the world of advertising, there's nothing more important than being real. 

TMZ broke the story .. the 49ers QB took porn legend Kiara Mia out to dinner in Bev Hills Wednesday night.

Chad from 'The Bachelorette' Sues Movie Producer ... I Turned You Down and You Shafted Me!!!

7/19/2018 12:08 PM PDT
EXCLUSIVE

Chad Johnson -- best known as the villain on JoJo's season of "The Bachelorette" -- was breaking into the movie biz, but he claims he got screwed over by a producer because he wouldn't screw her.

Chad, who's also a "Bachelor in Paradise" alum, claims a producer with Sunset Studios named Christina Cimino reached out to him via Instagram in March, and told him she could help him land movie roles.

According to the docs ... she used her power to lure Chad into several in-person meetings, phone calls and thousands of texts, which he says became "progressively more sexual and provocative."

Chad claims he wanted to keep things professional and made this known to Cimino, and she originally obliged by offering him gigs in 2 movies -- for an $11 million payday.

However, in the suit he says it was just a scheme to "exert control over" him and once he insisted he didn't want to get sexual or romantic with her ... she pulled the movie roles.

There's more -- Chad says during her pursuit of him, Cimino sent racy text messages, including one that read ... "Hey wanna come over later? Clothing is optional, nakedness is preferable." He says she later claimed the text wasn't meant for him.

He says Cimino once texted him claiming they made out, and he grabbed her butt -- but in the suit, Chad says it didn't go down like that at all. He says she was the aggressor and assaulted him.

Johnson's suing Cimino and Sunset Studios for assault, fraud and emotional distress ... and wants his movie money. We reached out to Cimino and the studio ... no word back so far.

Dodgers' Matt Kemp Stoked for Machado We're Legit World Series Contenders

7/19/2018 11:25 AM PDT
EXCLUSIVE

Dodgers' superstar Matt Kemp says he's "really excited" for his good friend, Manny Machado, to join the Blue Crew -- telling TMZ Sports the squad has a real shot to win the World Series. 

"Great baseball player, friend of mine," Kemp told us at the airport in D.C. ... "I think the city of Los Angeles is really excited at the moment."

Kemp also admits he knew about the Machado trade during the All-Star game on Tuesday -- when he took a selfie with Manny on the field. 

We also asked Kemp if he had any advice for LeBron James on how to succeed in L.A. -- and Dodgers fans are REALLY gonna like his answer. 

By the way, the Dodgers are 53-43 and tied for 1st in the NL West. Kemp thinks they're just getting going. 

Jill Scott to Ex Your Stuff's in Storage ... But I'm Keeping the Robes!!!

7/19/2018 11:09 AM PDT
EXCLUSIVE

Jill Scott says she's done all she can to return her estranged husband's personal items, and if he really wants them he knows where to find them ... but they won't include those lavish robes, 'cause he stole them!

We broke the story ... Michael Dobson filed docs in the ex-couple's divorce case claiming Jill was refusing to fork over a lot of his stuff -- like a "Purple Rain" album, an extended shoe horn and 5 hotel robes.

Jill's firing back with docs of her own -- obtained by TMZ -- claiming she tried to deliver Michael all of his things but got no response, so she sent them to a storage facility in Atlanta where he now lives, AND sent him the key.

Jill claims he's yet to pick up his stuff -- including the shoe horn -- and refuses to make payments for the storage unit ... so she's still stuck footing the bill.

According to the docs, though ... those 5 hotel robes don't even belong to Dobson, because Jill says he stole them and SHE had to pay for them.

Jill's asking the judge to toss his request to return his stuff because she already did ... and she wants attorney's fees for her trouble.

Jimmy Garoppolo Takes Huge Porn Star ... On Bev Hills Date

7/19/2018 6:59 AM PDT
EXCLUSIVE

49ers QB Jimmy Garoppolo definitely appreciates a woman with experience ... because he went on a dinner date Wednesday night -- with one of the biggest porn stars in the world!!!

26-year-old Jimmy G and Kiara Mia hit up Avra restaurant in Beverly Hills ... where they walked in arm-in-arm and toasted with wine together at the dinner table. 

At the end of the date, the two walked to a waiting car together -- Jimmy had a big smile on his face ... and Kiara's IG account might explain why. 

You might be familiar with Kiara's work -- she starred in a "Keeping Up with the Kardashians" porn spoof back in 2015. 

She's also graced the covers of classics like "Cougars Gone Wild 2" and "Bra Busters 4."

She's also been nominated for a bunch of AVN awards over the years -- including MILF Performer of the Year in 2015. 

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