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Floyd Mayweather

Baby Mama Sues for $20 Mil

... He's a Despicable Liar

19 minutes ago BY TMZ STAFF
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Floyd Mayweather could lose tens of millions of dollars from his big payday if his baby mama gets her way ... because she's just filed a lawsuit claiming he ruined her with lies to save his own ass.

Josie Harris, who has 3 kids with Floyd, claims he lied through his teeth in an interview with Katie Couric just 2 weeks before the big fight ... when he claimed Josie was in a drug-fueled rage and he had to "restrain" her during their infamous 2010 domestic violence incident.

Point of fact ... Floyd was convicted of domestic violence and spent two months in jail.

Josie recounts her terror in the lawsuit, explaining how she and Floyd had broken up ... but he flew into a jealous rage that night, broke into her home and viciously attacked her while she was sleeping on her couch ... and her kids saw part of the beating.

Harris says she is now labeled a drug addict thanks to Mayweather's lies -- and was embarrassed and humiliated on a global scale.  

Her lawyer, Dan Friedlander, writes in the lawsuit -- Floyd's lies to Couric "were knowingly fabricated in order to hype Mayweather's upcoming fight with Pacquiao, to avoid bad press by deflecting responsibility for beating the mother of his children."

Harris wants in excess of $20 million. 

Dean Cain

Adrian Peterson Learned His Lesson

... Bring Him to Dallas!

5/5/2015 7:22 AM PDT BY TMZ STAFF
EXCLUSIVE

Adrian Peterson has been in NFL exile long enough ... and should come back to the league with the Dallas Cowboys ... so says Dean Cain

Cain -- who's tight with Dallas head coach Jason Garrett -- says it would be "game over" if the Cowboys were able to sign the running back in his first year back since the child abuse situation. 

But Dean says he also knows Adrian ... and firmly believes the guy has "learned his lesson" after he was convicted of beating his 4-year-old son with a switch in 2014.  

Of course, for all of this to happen, the Vikings would have to put AP on the trading block ... something the team has vowed not to do. 

Kardashians

We're Looking for a Nicer Rack

Than Sears

5/5/2015 1:00 AM PDT BY TMZ STAFF
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The Kardashians and Sears are parting ways ... TMZ has learned, and sources connected with the family say they're bailing because they believe the department store is a sinking ship.

The Kardashians and Sears struck a big deal back in 2011 for the Kardashian Kollection, which features all sorts of apparel and jewelry.   

By all accounts, the venture was successful. The best evidence we could find ... in 2013 the Kardashian fashion empire raked in $600 million and the family got a $30 million cut. 

We've learned the deal ended earlier this year and the store has been selling off the remaining items, and recently the store has been pulling the items from the shelves.

Sears tells TMZ the parting of ways was mutual, but our Kardashian sources say the family felt Sears wasn't stable, having closed over 200 stores last year alone and suffering a $159 million loss in the last quarter of 2014.

We're told the Kardashians have made a new deal with a major retailer and they will announce the partnership soon.

Steph Curry

Buy Your Dad An MVP Dinner

... Says NBA Commish

5/5/2015 6:38 AM PDT BY TMZ STAFF
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Before his teammates, before his coach, there's ONE MAN Steph Curry should take to a celebratory dinner to thank for winning the NBA MVP ... his famous father ... so says NBA Commish Adam Silver

Silver was out in Washington D.C. yesterday, hours after the league announced Curry had won the award -- and explained why when it comes to "thank you" dinners ... it should always be family first.

Plus, Steph's father is ex-NBA star Dell Curry -- who Silver says is part of "NBA royalty" -- and credits him for helping Steph develop into a superstar. 

The good news for Curry ... with the massive contract he'll eventually sign, he can afford to buy EVERYONE food. 

Congrats. 

B.B. King

Family Claims Rock Star Friends

Can't Say Goodbye

5/5/2015 12:50 AM PDT BY TMZ STAFF
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0504_bb_king_gettyB.B. King is being isolated from his family and celebrity friends, including Willie Nelson, Carlos Santana and Eric Clapton, and it's all a sinister plot by his manager to fleece his estate ... so says his daughter. 

Karen Williams claims in new legal docs her dad is being horribly neglected by B.B.'s manager, Laverne Toney. She says Toney has hired a caregiver who got so drunk he fell asleep and B.B. fell and bashed his face in.  

Williams says Toney won't take her dad to the dentist to treat his abscesses, because she says he's broke. Yet Williams claims B.B. had a $5 million balance in his account just last year.

But Williams says the money is being drained, and quickly. She says in April 2014, more than $453k was withdrawn from B.B.'s account.

TMZ broke the story, Toney refused to let the family take B.B. to the hospital late last week after the legend suffered a minor heart attack. Cops came and took B.B. to the hospital, where he was examined and then released.

Williams says Toney has claimed B.B. is at death's door, yet she won't allow anyone to see him, which Williams says is suspicious.

Williams is asking a judge to make her the guardian of her dad's estate.

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Britney Spears

'Piece Of Me' Moans Were Stolen ...

Lawsuit Claims

5/5/2015 12:40 AM PDT BY TMZ STAFF
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Britney Spears needs help sounding sexy ... according to the guy dragging Sony Music to court for jacking his samples, and dropping them into Brit's hit, "Piece of Me." 

According to the docs, Kirk Rothrum -- owner of bangin-beats.com -- says Sony lifted the sounds of a woman seductively moaning "uhh" and "oh yeah" ... from his sampling library, but never paid him for it. 

Rothrum says he was cruising around listening to the radio when he first heard the offending moans repeated during Brit's 2007 musical masterpiece. Best we can tell ... you can hear them 3 times in the first 10 seconds of the song, and also at the end of each chorus.

He says huge artists like 50 CentLloyd Banks, Eminem, Jay Z, and Rihanna use his stuff all the time, but they always pay -- and now he's demanding the same for Brit's hit.

We reached out to Sony reps who said, "no comment."

Tyson Beckford

Gives Sheryl Underwood Something to Talk About

… His Penis

5/4/2015 3:41 PM PDT BY TMZ STAFF
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If ya wanna know what Tyson Beckford's junk looks like -- ask Sheryl Underwood … because "The Talk" host got an eyeful of his manhood in Vegas this weekend. 

Beckford made his Chippendales debut Friday night at the Rio -- and gave Sheryl a very up close and personal introduction to his man parts ... while slipping out of his towel and into briefs.

Watch the vid ... Sheryl might have gotten the "biggest" show, but the audience got something too.

Tyson's doing the stripper thing for a few more weeks -- aka best promotion ever for "Chocolate City."

Shanna Moakler

Selling Off $2.6 Mil Pain

In The Calabasas

5/5/2015 12:30 AM PDT BY TMZ STAFF
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0504_shanna_moakler_mansion_launch2All it took was 7 years and a few alleged death threats, but Shanna Moakler is finally ready to say adios to the house she's shared with Travis Barker ... even AFTER they got divorced.

Sources say Moakler is looking to put distance between herself and Travis so she's selling the 5 bedroom, 6 bath crib in the ritzy Oaks neighborhood of Calabasas. Asking price -- $2.6 million. 

The couple divorced in 2008, but continued living together part-time in the Calabasas for the sake of raising their kids. We're guessing cohabitating just became too much when they were both arrested back in December for allegedly exchanging violent threats. 

We're told construction's almost complete on Shanna's new home in nearby Porter Ranch -- and Travis already has his own place in L.A. 

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Miguel

Ain't That a Kick in the Head!

Finally Sued for Billboard Short Jump

5/5/2015 12:20 AM PDT BY TMZ STAFF
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Miguel won't be celebrating the 2nd anniversary of his disastrous Billboard Music Awards performance -- unless he wants to raise a glass to the fan who's suing him for crash landing on her in Las Vegas. 

One of the women who claimed to be injured during Miguel's infamous failed stage leap has finally lawyered up -- and in her lawsuit, Cindy Tsai says she took the brunt when Miguel came up short and landed on her head. She says her cabeza met the catwalk ... hard.  

Tsai is suing Miguel -- as well as the MGM Grand Hotel, where the event was held -- for negligence and is seeking damages to cover medical bills, lost wages, and pain and suffering.

Another woman had considered suing for the incident ... but it looks like she never did. 

We reached out to Miguel and the MGM ... so far, no word back.

La'el Collins

I've Got a Solid Alibi

... In Double Murder

5/5/2015 12:45 AM PDT BY TMZ STAFF
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Ex-LSU football star La'el Collins has told police he has an airtight alibi in the murder of the pregnant woman suspected of carrying his child ... TMZ Sports has learned. 

Sources close to the investigation tell us ... Collins -- who was a projected 1st round NFL draft pick before the double murder -- spoke with investigators and said he has witnesses and phone records that prove he was nowhere close to Brittney Mills on the night she was gunned down.  

Mills was shot to death around 10:30 PM on April 24th at her apartment in Baton Rouge. 

But Collins told investigators he was an hour away in New Orleans at the time of the shooting -- as part of an overnight trip with friends and family to watch the New Orleans Pelicans take on the Golden State Warriors on Saturday April 25th. 

We're told Collins also claims he has texts and emails proving the group had planned the trip several days before the killing ... and he believes GPS records on his cell phone will back up his story. 

For the record, Collins has NOT been named a suspect in the murder of Brittney and her unborn son. 

Our sources say La'el told cops he hadn't spoken with Brittney for several months -- when she first suggested that he could be the father of her child. 

So far, no arrests have been made. 

Jamie Foxx's Nat'l Anthem

Blame It On the A A A Alcohol

... Says Marlon Wayans

5/4/2015 4:49 PM PDT BY TMZ STAFF
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Look, Jamie Foxx's version of the National Anthem was not great ... but it wasn't Roseanne Barr either ... so says Marlon Wayans ... who says he has an idea why Jamie may have shot a brick at the Mayweather fight. 

Long story short ... Marlon suspects the booze is to blame -- since Jamie was partying with some big dawgs like Puffy and Floyd ... and ultimately gave in the power of the blue dot. 

For the record, Wayans says Foxx is a talented genius who's got serious pipes -- he just had an off night. 

But he does issue Foxx a challenge ... a National Anthem sing-off. Check out the clip ... he's not bad. 

San Antonio Spurs

Coach Pop Hooked Us Up

... Dinner, Drinks, Party Bus

5/4/2015 3:35 PM PDT BY TMZ STAFF
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0504_spurs_twitterThe guy who organized the San Antonio Spurs post-Game 7 mega-bash was their very own coach -- who paid for a fancy steak dinner, drinks and a party bus to thank his players ... TMZ Sports has learned. 

Our Spurs sources tell us ...Coach Gregg Popovich wanted to show his appreciation to his players after they were eliminated from the playoffs Saturday night ... so he organized a night out in Hollywood. 

We're told he set up a post-game steak dinner at Mastros in Beverly Hills ... and paid for EVERYTHING (and this place sure as hell ain't cheap). 

Afterward, Pop hired a party bus to chauffeur the guys to Project Club L.A. -- and encouraged the team to "take their minds off the game and let loose" ... not wallow in their sorrows.

The guys did just that ... some harder than others ... and as we previously reported, Tim Duncan had to carry at least ONE of his over-intoxicated teammates back to the bus. 

Pretty cool boss. 

Stephen A. Smith

I Rock With 50 Cent

... Awkwardly

5/4/2015 2:47 PM PDT BY TMZ STAFF
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Stephen A. Smith is obviously a close personal friend of 50 Cent ... 'cause TMZ Sports has video of the ESPN host taking the stage with Fiddy this past weekend in Vegas and ... it's funny in a good way.

50 was performing at Drai's Friday night when 47-year-old Smith hopped onstage for what we'd like to believe was an audition for membership in the G-Unit.

Check out the clip -- Stephen A. seems to have mastered "what the hell am I doing up here" swag ... 'cause 50 doesn't seem bothered with him being in the crew ... even though he looks like someone's uncle.

Eat your heart out Skip Bayless.

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