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Hookers for Hillary

From Whore House

To the White House!!!

4/18/2015 1:00 AM PDT BY TMZ STAFF
EXCLUSIVE

Hillary Clinton just got an endorsement from a group that hundreds of thousands of men have endorsed ... hookers.

Hookers for Hillary is all fired up, and shouting her praises from Nevada's famed Bunny Ranch.  

You gotta hear Ava Adora's ringing endorsement. She's amazingly articulate and insightful. Short story, she knows why America is in danger of becoming a plutocracy, and you probably don't. 

On the other side of the spectrum, take a look at Air Force Amy. She, well, has big boobs.

Britt McHenry

Divide At ESPN

Several Employees Want Her Fired

4/18/2015 12:35 AM PDT BY TMZ STAFF
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0417-britt-mchenry-instagram-01Not everyone at ESPN wants Britt McHenry back on the air -- with several employees (including on-air talent) telling us plain and simple -- "She should have been fired."

We spoke with a whole bunch of ESPN employees ... from producers to production people and even famous faces ... and not one person said they're down with the 1-week suspension. 

One high level producer tells us, "She's the worst. Hopefully she'll be fired soon."

Another person told us, "[What she did] reflects on all of us at ESPN. She will be fired soon. If not, I'll be shocked."

"She came off more than rude in that clip. It seems like she needs some humble pie," says another ESPN staffer ... "[ESPN] can find a million Britt McHenrys to replace her."

One famous ESPN'er (who also didn't want to be named) told us, "Put it like this, she's replaceable."

We reached out to Britt for comment -- but so far, it's radio silence. 

Jay Z, Roc Nation

I'm Now the Master of My Own Destiny

4/18/2015 12:30 AM PDT BY TMZ STAFF
EXCLUSIVE

Jay Z Copyright Lawsuit DismissedJay Z is once again the proud owner of some historic music.

Jay has been in an epic battle with a guy who was holding the masters to The Life and Times of S. Carter and The Dynasty albums hostage. There were 41 tracks, 31 with Jay and 10 with Beanie Sigel.

Chauncey Mahan, a sound engineer on the albums, claimed ownership and stashed boxes of tracks in a San Fernando Valley storage facility.  

Cops eventually seized the masters, but Mahan didn't back down. He sued Jay and Roc Nation in July, trying to get a piece of the action.

A judge just shut him down, ruling he waited way too long to sue.

So Jay Z owns his stuff outright.

BTW ... 'Life and Times' went triple platinum and contains songs like "Big Pimpin' and "Jigga my N****."

UFC's Luke Rockhold

Steven Seagal Wrecked Me

... w/ Famed 'Death Touch'

4/18/2015 12:25 AM PDT BY TMZ STAFF
EXCLUSIVE

Steven Seagal nearly ended Luke Rockhold's fighting career earlier this year -- when he executed his legendary "death touch" on the UFC fighter ... who admits, "He put me on notice!!!"

Rockhold -- who's fighting Lyoto Machida at "UFC Fight Night" Saturday -- told us all about the run in with Seagal in Vegas back in January ... where he got straight up OWNED! 

FYI -- Seagal is no joke, the guy is a real life martial arts expert -- a 7th-dan black belt in Aikido. 

Check out the pic below -- you can tell by Luke's face, he wasn't messin' around!!! 

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Aaron Hernandez Jail I.D.

Craigslist Kills Auction

Seller Goes To Facebook

4/18/2015 12:15 AM PDT BY TMZ STAFF
EXCLUSIVE

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Aaron Hernandez's jail I.D. has been rejected again -- with Cragslist banning the sale of the item ... so now the seller is trying his luck on Mark Zuckerberg's turf.

As we previously reported ... the guy who currently has the I.D. says he happened to come across the item during his stint at Suffolk County Jail, where Hernandez arrived in July 2014. 

He tried selling it on eBay, but the site killed the auction. Then he moved it to Craigslist, which also shut him down. So, now he's moved to Facebook ... where he's upped the asking price to $6,000. 

His sales pitch -- "Act fast who knows how long this may be posted up."  

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Zachary Levi & Missy Peregrym

Secret Wedding Ends

In Even More Secret Divorce

4/18/2015 12:10 AM PDT BY TMZ STAFF
EXCLUSIVE

Zachary Levi Missy Peregrym DivorceLess than a year after "Chuck" star Zachary Levi and Missy Peregrym shocked their fans by getting secretly married in Hawaii last June ... the couple is now headed for divorce.

Missy was the one who filed in L.A. last week, and the docs make it sound like this is gonna be pretty amicable. According to Missy, neither of them wants spousal support, and there's no community property ... so, no reason to squabble over it.

Missy, who's on "Rookie Blue," lists their date of separation as December 3 ... which means things got rocky before they even hit the six month mark.

In a recent interview, Zachary spoke openly about how challenging marriage can be.

Little did we know.

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Michael Lohan

Desperate 911 Call

I'm Being Attacked ... By My Wife!

4/17/2015 3:09 PM PDT BY TMZ STAFF
EXCLUSIVE

Michael Lohan hysterically called 911 as his infant and toddler screamed in the background ... pleading for cops to come and arrest his wife. 

TMZ broke the story ... Kate Major Lohan allegedly pummeled Michael after she came home drunk Thursday. When cops arrived, she claimed Michael also hit her, and when cops couldn't see any injuries on her body, they say she began scratching herself. Kate was arrested

During the 911 call Michael ticks off Kate's rap sheet and her choice of drugs.  

The audio speaks for itself. It's like a soap opera.

Suge Knight's Big Break

Victim Blames Himself for Death

4/17/2015 2:39 PM PDT BY TMZ STAFF
EXCLUSIVE

Suge Knight has got a powerful weapon ... not a gun, and not a car. It's the guy he ran over who lived and told cops he was responsible for the other victim's death. 

Cle Bone Sloan told LAPD officers the same day he was mowed down by Suge's truck, "I was in a rage. I f***ed up. I get that 'cause a guy is dead behind this s**t."

TMZ first posted the video of the accident, and you see Bone attack Suge almost the second he enters the Tam's parking lot in Compton.  

Suge claims it was all a set up and Bone as well as others were trying to do him in, and he gunned it to save his life. Suge ran over bone, critically injuring him. Another victim, Terry Carter, died.

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The court released photos of Suge's face, which appear to show the injuries he suffered when Bone attacked him. There's also a mug shot of Suge. 

Suge's attorneys are going to use the audio to make the argument ... how can a jury convict Suge if someone else confessed?

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Oprah

I Won't Be Conned!!

4/17/2015 1:33 PM PDT BY TMZ STAFF
EXCLUSIVE

0417_oprah_own_logoYou get a lawsuit, and YOU get a lawsuit ... the Florida couple who thought they could pull a fast one on OWN by pretending they were Oprah Winfrey's assistants, employees and even family members are about to find out in court why that was a very bad idea. 

According to the lawsuit Justin Jackson and alleged accomplice Angel Agarrat pretended to be tight with Oprah in order to scam businesses like Converse, Pandora and Tory Burch out of thousands of dollars in merchandise, and that's just the start.

A new lawsuit filed by OWN claims the couple would send letters with Oprah's forged signature to businesses to secure merchandise. The suit claims the goods were for Oprah's coveted holiday special.

The couple also allegedly peddled fake letters of recommendations to get hired at several swank Miami hotels, including the Fontainebleau.

OWN claims their big mistake came when they tried to score free tix to see O at American Airlines arena, posing as Johnny Depp's management team. Jackson called OWN to get the tickets, but Oprah's people wanted to know who was picking up the tickets. Jackson sent a pic of him, which allowed them to ID and finger him.

Jackson apparently has a history ... in 2007 he pretended to be Madonna's manager and scored nearly $2.4 mil in jewelry -- before being busted and convicted of felony grand theft.

OWN wants a judge to order them to stop, STAT!

Floyd Mayweather

Scoffs at Conor McGregor

... That Guy's a Joke

4/17/2015 11:45 AM PDT BY TMZ STAFF
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Floyd Mayweather doesn't give a single DAMN about Conor McGregor -- telling TMZ Sports the UFC fighter is a joke ... who's using his name to try to get some cheap publicity. 

Earlier this week, McGregor said he'd DESTROY Mayweather in a fight in less than 30 seconds -- because Floyd wouldn't be able to handle an MMA-style attack.

But sources close to Mayweather tell us ... Floyd "scoffed" when he saw the quotes and said, "I don't take that dude seriously. He's just trying to get himself some publicity."

Well, it worked. 

Tim Tebow's Parents

We're Praying for Aaron Hernandez

4/17/2015 11:16 AM PDT BY TMZ STAFF
EXCLUSIVE

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Aaron Hernandez will be on the receiving end of some serious prayers from Tim Tebow's parents ... so says a rep for the Bob Tebow Evangelistic Association

FYI -- Aaron and Tim were teammates at the University of Florida ... and Tim considered Aaron a good friend at the time. 

We spoke with a rep for the BTEA who tells us the Hernandez trial has been a hot topic at the association headquarters in Jacksonville ... and the decision was made to pray for Aaron's soul. 

"I can tell you that the situation has been mentioned by some people in the office the last few days and I know that Bob and Pam and the entire Tebow family haven't said much ... but they will absolutely be praying for Aaron Hernandez."

The rep continued, "We will actually dedicate a prayer to Hernandez on Tuesday."

The family of Odin Lloyd will also be a target for prayer -- with the rep saying, "We can be praying for [Hernandez] as well as all affected from the situation."

The rep added, "The Tebows are the real deal. They truly care about people and always want the best for everybody."

Video Vixen K Diamond

I Was Held Hostage in a Lyft!!!

4/17/2015 11:09 AM PDT BY TMZ STAFF
EXCLUSIVE

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1:15 PM PT -- A rep for Lyft tells TMZ drivers are obligated to return belongings to passengers and that it is against policy for a driver to request cash from passengers for any reason. They have not yet received a formal complaint about the incident but are standing by to assist and support her in any way. Passenger safety is the company's first priority.

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A video vixen claims she was kidnapped by a Lyft driver and taken on a ride a là "The French Connection."

K Diamond claims she hired a Lyft -- in case you don't know, it's a company like Uber -- to take her home early Friday morning from an event in Atlanta. 

Diamond says she was safely deposited at home but shortly after walking in the door she realized she had left her $400 set of Beats by Dre headphones in the backseat.

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She contacted the driver and 30 minutes later got a call from him. He said he'd gladly return ... for $20.

This is where things get hinky. Diamond told police she only had $5 cash, but didn't fess up to the driver on the phone. When he arrived, he rolled down the window and asked for the $20 spot. She says she put her hand in the window with the $5 bill, and apparently he got pissed and rolled the window up on her arm.

She says she then opened the car door and he rolled down the window, but as she grabbed for the headphones she says he took off with the passenger door open. She says her legs were flailing in the air as the car sped off, with her inside.

She says she was trying to stop the car by throwing it into park, grabbing the wheel, honking the horn ... all to no avail. Eventually he took her back home and she says when she got out the driver threw the headphones at her and left.

Diamond has filed a police report claiming false imprisonment. Cops are investigating.

We contacted Lyft ... so far, no word back.

ESPN Reporter Britt McHenry

Obesity Group Pissed

Over Anti-Fat Crack

4/17/2015 9:21 AM PDT BY TMZ STAFF
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A powerful obesity group is lashing out at ESPN's Britt McHenry -- demanding she PERSONALLY APOLOGIZE to the tow truck worker she berated over her physical appearance. 

The Obesity Action Coalition -- a leader in the big person community -- says they were disgusted when they watched the video of Britt telling the worker to "lose some weight, baby girl."

"It was wrong and very inappropriate," says OAC honcho James Zervios

The OAC says it's aware of Britt's Twitter apology -- but says they group is demanding more action.

 

"Britt should apologize to the woman directly. I think the apology on Twitter was more about explaining herself to her employer and the people who follow her."

"The fact remains she made a comment about someone's weight. She wouldn't have done that with any other disease. If she was battling cancer, she wouldn't attack that. But she attacked her weight."

The OAC says they would like to speak with Britt -- because they strongly believe "she could benefit from some expertise and knowledge about obesity and weight bias."

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