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Paris Hilton

Glow Sticks & Diapers ...

Let's Rave, Kids!!

8/31/2015 4:52 PM PDT BY TMZ STAFF

0831_paris_rave_launch2If Mother Teresa knew how to spin records, it would've looked like this -- Paris Hilton giving underprivileged kids what they really need ... a face full of foam and sick beats.

Paris packed Club Amnesia in Ibiza -- where she's doing her Summer residency -- with dozens of children who got to party their tiny little faces off. She teamed up with APNEEF (a local center for kids with disabilities) to throw the bash. We're told they raised $100k for the group.

If the foam cannon, strobe lights, and glow sticks weren't enough ... the mini-ravers also got soft drinks and games.

Don't worry, the kid session ended at 7 PM -- y'know ... before things get REALLY weird in Ibiza.

Adrian Peterson

Alleged Baby Mama Demands $2 Mil

... Gets Stiff Arm

8/31/2015 2:59 PM PDT BY TMZ STAFF


A massage therapist who claims she was knocked up by Adrian Peterson has asked for $1.9 MILLION to care for the kid for 18 years ... but the NFL star has fired back with a big, fat "NO DEAL." 

TMZ Sports has learned ... Peterson was contacted by the woman's attorney in early August -- claiming the woman is convinced Adrian is the baby daddy and therefore needs to open his checkbook. 

In fact, the woman sketched out an outline breaking down how much she'll need over 18 years ... down to the last dollar.  

1. Monthly support -- $6,000 for 216 months ($1,296,000)

2. Pre and postnatal costs -- $30,000

3. Health insurance costs -- $1,000 per month for 216 months ($216k)

4. Private school -- average of $30k for 13 years ($325k)

5. Uninsured health care costs including mental health costs for the child -- $3k per year

6. Attorney's fees -- $60,000 

So, how did the demand fly with Peterson's team? It didn't.  

We've learned Peterson's attorney fired back a response rejecting the settlement proposal -- but said IF the child turns out to be AP's, "he will gladly agree to reasonable support." 

Peterson already has a legion of children ... and his wife is currently pregnant with baby #8.

We reached out to Peterson's lawyer for comment multiple times -- so far, no word back.

Robert Griffin III

Teammates Applaud Benching

'Now We Can Start Winning'

8/31/2015 12:05 PM PDT BY TMZ STAFF

0831_Robert-Griffin_redskins_gettySeveral members of the Washington Redskins tell TMZ Sports ... they're PUMPED the team is benching RG3  ... with one player saying, "Now we can start winning games."

We spoke with a handful of Redskins players -- all of whom spoke on the condition of anonymity -- and they were all on the same page ... they've been wanting the move for a while.  

One player told us, "We're relieved. This is good for the team." 

Another player was more blunt ... saying, "We have a better chance of winning with [Kirk Cousins] than Robert Griffin. Sometimes teams need a change and we obviously did."

Even the defense is excited -- with one starter saying, "The team is excited with the change. We are all looking forward to Kirk leading us this season."

As for Griffin, one player tells us it's not personal, it's just business -- "Robert is a professional. He will be ready when his number is called." 

Justin Bieber

Sobbing Was Real

Jitters Got Best of Me

8/31/2015 12:00 PM PDT BY TMZ STAFF

Justin Bieber wasn't crying crocodile tears ... he really did get choked up and overcome with emotion when his VMA gig ended, and he's blaming his nerves for the sobfest.

Sources at the award show tell TMZ ... the Biebs was super nervous before his big "What Do You Mean?" performance ... because it's been five years since he last sang at the VMAs. 

Although Justin included a message about his "journey" -- with clear religious undertones -- we're told his break down was more about a sense of relief that he got through the comeback performance.

Justin recovered just fine from his butterflies though -- one video posted on Shots showed him onstage at Henry's singing his new hit again. No tears this time. 

Kanye West

Hosting VMAs On The Table

8/31/2015 11:15 AM PDT BY TMZ STAFF

0831-kanye-vmas-TMZ-01Next year's VMAs could become a 10-hour ordeal, because we found out MTV is considering Kanye as its host.

VMA sources tell TMZ ... MTV was thrilled with Kanye's 12-minute diatribe, despite the fact he brutally trashed the network and awards shows in general. As it was put to us, Kanye hosting next year is "on the table." After all, who woulda thunk Miley? 

Here's how much MTV loved it ... we're told they only allotted him 2 minutes, but people in the control room were told to stand down, because it was crazy entertaining.   

We're told after Kanye left the stage, an MTV big wig followed him to his dressing room and gushed about the spectacle. 

WWE Seth Rollins' GF

Fired for Nazi Pics

8/31/2015 10:06 AM PDT BY TMZ STAFF

0831-seth-rollins-zahra-wwe-getty-instagramWWE diva Zahra Schreiber, the girlfriend of WWE superstar Seth Rollins, has been fired from the organization because of pro-Nazi artwork she posted on her Instagram.

Zahra posted pics back in 2012 of swastikas and a "My Little Pony" character dressed as Hitler ... one-armed salute and all. She removed the pics but someone dug them up over the weekend.

0831-subasset-zahra-instagram-03The WWE got wind of it, and swiftly fired her, "due to inappropriate and offensive remarks."

Zahra said when she posted the pics, "I like history ha." She also said, "The swastika means prosperity and luck. It was around way before Hitler turned it into an icon."

Apparently the WWE wasn't buying what she was selling.  

Kanye West

Over a Barrel ...

On Presidential Domain Name

8/31/2015 10:28 AM PDT BY TMZ STAFF

0831-kanye-president-VMAs-GETTY-01Kanye West may have just made a young man a fortune by announcing his possible run for President.

Tramall Ferguson registered "" back in April on a whim ... thinking maybe one day Yeezy would make it in the oval office.

The 24-year-old recent graduate said he registered a few other domains, including "" 

After Kanye's announcement at the MTV VMAs ... Tramal's phone is blowing up with huge offers to own the domain ... upwards of $80k.

0831-kanye-president-domain-SUB-INSTAGRAM-01Tramal says he's holding out ... waiting for Kanye to call.  He wouldn't say how much he'd charge, but he was clear ... Kanye's not getting it for free.

It'll take a lot more than a pair of those Yeezys.

Trick Daddy


Baby Mamas Are Expensive

8/31/2015 9:41 AM PDT BY TMZ STAFF

0831-trick-daddy-getty-01Trick Daddy has filed for bankruptcy because, according to him ... he’s got next to ZERO money in the bank, and his baby mama bills keep piling up.

The Miami rapper filed for Chapter 11 saying he’s got about $430k in assets – which sounds decent, except he's also $645k in the red! Including: $34,837 child support to one mother, $22,282 to another,  $290k in back taxes, and $280k for his first mortgage.

Interestingly, Trick Daddy says he still makes about $14,500 a month -- most of it off music publishing and club gigs -- and doesn't live a baller lifestyle. Hell, TD says he only has $550 in clothes and jewelry!

So fiscally responsible. Outside of baby mamas and the IRS. 

NFL's Victor Cruz


... Gives Pal DUI Test

8/31/2015 8:49 AM PDT BY TMZ STAFF

Hellofa move from New York Giants WR Victor Cruz this weekend ... when he stopped his pal outside of a NYC nightclub and gave him an impromptu DUI test to make sure he wasn't going to drive drunk. 

Cruz and his pals were leaving Club Opus around 3:45 AM on Sunday -- when Victor tells his friend to "walk 3 steps" to prove he was sober.  

Unclear if Cruz felt his friend passed the test -- but he definitely let the rest of the group know they should keep an eye out for their buddy. 

The group eventually left -- and it didn't appear as if the friend was going to drive ... so props to everyone involved. 

BTW -- Victor's NY Giants took on the NY Jets hours later at 1 PM ... but Victor is injured and didn't play -- so don't freak out too much over the fact he was out partying. 

Michael Sam

Hitting Bars

... Not QBs

8/31/2015 7:21 AM PDT BY TMZ STAFF

0830-michael-sam-out-again-TMZ-02Just two weeks after Michael Sam walked away from football to "refocus" -- he's resurfaced at several bars ... including one of the hottest clubs in West Hollywood ... TMZ Sports has learned. 

Sam hit up the world famous Abbey on Friday night -- where he was seen socializing and hanging out like any other guy at the bar. He even took pics with fans. 

The very next night, he was back out on the town -- we spotted him leaving Tortilla Republic ... a hip Mexican joint famous for its jalapeno margaritas.  

Last week, Sam was also at the bars -- only in Dallas -- hanging out at a place called The Round-Up ... where it was more of the same ... hanging out with fans and socializing. 

Now, we're told he hasn't been getting hammered or doing anything wild at the bars -- it's just interesting to see him taking in the nightlife after recently tweeting that he wanted to "refocus" so he can get back to football.  

As we previously reported, Sam quit his CFL team on August 14th and said he became concerned with his mental health. 

Russell Westbrook

Hits Hollywood Nightclub

... Night Before Wedding

8/31/2015 6:20 AM PDT BY TMZ STAFF

Talk about a last minute bachelor party ... 

Hours before he tied the knot, NBA superstar Russell Westbrook hit up 1 OAK nightclub on the Sunset Strip with some of his famous friends ... and TMZ Sports has the footage. 

Westrbrook -- sporting a pretty sweet suit (with a pocket square) -- had a posse with him that included Kevin Durant.

But don't worry, despite the fact Westbrook's fiancee was nowhere to be seen, sources in the club say the guys were just having a great time by themselves -- "No funny stuff."

He left the club around 2 AM -- and hours later, got married on Saturday at the Beverly Hills Hotel. 



Beach Residents to Sue Family

Over Terrifying Fireworks Show

8/31/2015 1:00 AM PDT BY TMZ STAFF

0828-kris-jenner-khloe-kardashian-james-harden-fireworks-fun-art-GETTY_TMZ_COMPOSITE-01The Kardashians may have bought themselves another round of fireworks ... in court.

Twelve Marina del Rey homeowners -- including several celebs -- have banned together and will file a small claims court lawsuit against Khloe and Kris for terrorizing an untold number of residents, who thought their city was under attack. Turns out it was a massive fireworks show at the stroke of midnight Wednesday to celebrate James Harden's birthday just outside the breakwater.

Each resident will demand $7,500 ... the max allowed in California small claims. As for their damages, one homeowner says her kid freaked out. Another says she has MS and her condition has worsened since the incident. They all say they suffered emotional distress.

The people suing say money is not the object. They want to come face-to-face with Khloe, Kris and the others and confront them for conduct they say was rude and supremely selfish. The reason they chose small claims ... lawyers aren't allowed, so the famous family will have to appear. 

Tila Tequila

Negotiating Return to 'Celeb Big Brother'

... But Also Threatening Lawsuit

8/31/2015 12:50 AM PDT BY TMZ STAFF

0828-tila-tequila-tmz-01Tila Tequila wants back on "Celebrity Big Brother" now that she's apologized for her comment supporting Hitler, and we're told she's negotiating with producers to return, but also giving them an ultimatum.

TMZ broke the story -- Tila was removed from the show after day 1 ... producers said they couldn't tolerate someone who supported Hitler. But Tila believes producers planned from the very beginning to feign shock and fire her to drum up publicity. 

A rep for Tila tells TMZ the show did a thorough background check on the reality star before they signed her. The rep says Tila's pro-Nazi remarks in 2013 were readily searchable.

We're told producers and Tila are now discussing the possibility of her returning. 

If she can't work it out, we are told she'll sue to get her $175,000 check. 

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