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Mariah Carey, Brett Ratner

On the LOVE BOAT!!!

3/29/2015 1:00 AM PDT BY TMZ STAFF
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0328-main-mariah-carey-tmz-wm-01Mariah Carey and Brett Ratner have pulled a Swift/Harris ... they are full-throttle together.

This pic was taken Saturday on a yacht in St. Barts. Sources -- let's just say close to the boat -- say they're all over each other. She's totally into him and he is nuts for her.

Ratner recently said he and Mariah were just really good friends, calling rumors of romance "ridiculous." Well now that's just ridiculous, because they're in full romance mode. We're told she's over Nick and moved on.

Ratner has directed a bunch of films, including "Horrible Bosses" and "Rush Hour." He also directed music videos, including Mariah's "Obsessed," and "Touch My Body." 

It's very age appropriate -- they're exactly one year apart. Her birthday was Saturday and his Friday. 

By the way ... the boat is owned by one of Brett's billionaire friends and it's REALLY nice.

Amber Rose & Wiz Khalifa

We're Burying the Hatchet

For the Sake of Our Kid

3/29/2015 12:55 AM PDT BY TMZ STAFF
EXCLUSIVE

Amber Rose Wiz Khalifa RelationshipAmber Rose and Wiz Khalifa have called a truce in their custody war ... and they've agreed to co-parent their son ... TMZ has learned. 

You'll recall Amber and Wiz were at each other's throats, each calling the other a horrible parent and unfit to care for their 2-year-old son Sebastian.

But a song changed Amber's tune. She heard Wiz's new song, "See You Again," which appears on the "Furious 7" soundtrack. We're told here's what got to her:

How could we not talk about family when family's all that we got?
Everything I went through you were standing there by my side
And now you gonna be with me for the last ride

Our sources say Wiz asked Amber to listen to the song, and after she heard it she tearfully called him back and they agreed to work as parents to care for Sebastian.

Baby steps.

Tyler Perry Star's Divorce

Ditching My Scrub of a Husband

Is Costing Me a Fortune

3/29/2015 12:50 AM PDT BY TMZ STAFF
EXCLUSIVE

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Actress Tasha Smith will think twice about getting hitched again -- the now ex-husband she calls a glorified assistant just scored a fat settlement in their divorce.  

According to the court docs ... the "Why Did I Get Married?" star has been ordered to hand over nearly $7k/month in spousal support to Keith Douglas. That's on top of the $50k she already shelled out to him in December.

As we previously reported ... their rocky marriage took some crazy twists, including mutual restraining orders, and both saying they feared for their lives.

The settlement wasn't a total loss for Tasha ... Keith had to give back her Mercedes.  

Unfortunately her friends all drive Porsches, but she'll make amends.

NFL's Joe Haden

The New Tyra Banks?!

I Found America's Next Top Model

3/29/2015 12:45 AM PDT BY TMZ STAFF
EXCLUSIVE

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Joe Haden must know a good smize when he sees it ... 'cause the NFL superstar is so sure he's found  "America's Next Top Model" he's leading a social media campaign to get that man on the show.

Haden, along with fellow pigskin pros Carlos Dunlap and Jason Pierre-Paul have taken to Instagram in support of a Miami model named  "Prince" who's trying to score a spot on ANTM's upcoming Season 22.

The three men -- who have over 450k IG followers between them -- each recently posted modeling shots of Prince to their pages along with messages encouraging casting directors to put him on.

We spoke to Prince -- who knows Haden and the other players from partying in Miami -- and he tells TMZ Sports their efforts have sparked some legit interest in him that might otherwise have been hard to come by.

"All those casting directors saw it and it opened the door to conversations with them."

Prince -- who made a mystery trip to L.A. this past weekend -- couldn't tell us whether or not he's made the show yet (sworn to secrecy) but says the NFL love definitely put him on the map.

"1,000% it's helped ... i got tons of new followers because of [the players] and in this business, it's all about exposure."

Better start perfecting that walk young man.

Fatburger To Mayweather

Don't Leave Us Champ!

(We Made A Skinny Burger For You!)

3/29/2015 12:25 AM PDT BY TMZ STAFF
EXCLUSIVE

0326-floyd-mayweather-fatburger-MAIN-TMZ-01Floyd Mayweather can now eat guilt-free at his favorite guilty pleasure ... 'cause a Las Vegas Fatburger just concocted a brand new training-friendly organic burger ... just for the champ.

TMZ Sports broke the story ... Floyd is so serious about beating Pacquiao on May 2 that he's adopted an all-organic diet during training ... courtesy of a $1,000-a-plate chef.

We spoke to the chef, who told us the real bummer of the new diet was saying goodbye to the 3 AM Fatburger visits that Floyd lives and dies for.  

Well, it turns out Fatburger isn't about to take losing the (big tipping) champ lying down ... wielding their culinary wizardry to create an all-organic beef experience that Mayweather can scarf while he trains.  

Darin Feinstein owns the Vegas Fatburger Floyd chomps at and he tells us he was so serious about the burger that he outsourced the creation of it to his other restaurant, the totally organic El Dorado Cantina

"The meat is from the Sunfed ranch, highest quality beef. The lettuce, tomato, onion, relish, even the special sauce is all organic." 

Feinstein says all it takes is one call from Floyd and the burger can be made at El Dorado and delivered to Fatburger so Money can pick it up and grub. 

Meantime, Pacquiao's eating chocolate ... 

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Stan Lee

Buy My Mansion

And I'll Throw In Spider-Man

3/29/2015 12:20 AM PDT BY TMZ STAFF
EXCLUSIVE

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Stan Lee is wheeling and dealing ... unloading one of his mansions and willing to sweeten the deal with Spidey.

Our real estate sources tell us ... sure, you can snag Stan's ritzy pad in the posh Bird Streets of L.A. for $5 mil.

Now here's the sweetener ... he's willing to throw in the autographed, life-size Spider-Man statue in the entry, but not for free -- it's $25k extra. The extra cash will go to charity.

Stan snagged the 5,000 sq. ft. house with 5-bedrooms and 7.5 bath for his daughter back in 2012 for $3.4 mil, but she's moved on, so he's cashing in.

Remember, house spiders are good luck.

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Calvin Harris

Taylor Swift is Fine

And She's Good for Business, Too

3/28/2015 1:00 AM PDT BY TMZ STAFF
EXCLUSIVE

0327-calvin-harris-taylor-swfit-TMZ-01Calvin Harris went from outright rejecting Taylor Swift to embracing her, and several friends tell us, there's a business side to his change of heart.

Calvin and Taylor are now full-on dating, but just months ago he said he would left swipe her on Tinder because she's "the opposite of my type."

So why the change of heart? Our sources who are prominent in the DJ world say Calvin got to know Taylor through the Haim sisters, Taylor's best friends. Calvin and Haim have a hit song, "Pray to God," that was released earlier this month. He got to know her and liked her.

But our sources say Calvin is the best businessman among DJs and knows the cache of dating the biggest pop star in the world.  

They believe Calvin has developed feelings for Taylor, but they say he's wired for success and there's no hard dividing line separating his personal life from business. 

We feel a song.

Rich Homie Quan

Dramatic Boat Escape

... Is a Lie!!!!!!

3/28/2015 12:50 AM PDT BY TMZ STAFF
EXCLUSIVE

0326_rich_homie_quan_gettyThere is no Santa Claus, aliens aren't real and Rich Homie Quan did NOT escape in a speedboat from the scene of an alleged assault ... so yeah, everything you've ever believed is pretty much a lie. 

RHQ is still a wanted man in Miami Beach, FL for allegedly decking a security guard who didn't let him into a club. According to the police report, Quan "fled east towards the dock where he boarded a boat in Dock 14 and took off." 

But people who were on the boat tell TMZ, that didn't happen. We're told RHQ did indeed board a yacht ... but that he partied there for at least an hour, in plain view, before taking off.  

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No arrests have been made, but the bodyguard isn't waiting around ... he's already filed a lawsuit against RHQ.

Jeremy Piven

Cubs Will Win It All

... Thanks To Will Ferrell

3/28/2015 12:45 AM PDT BY TMZ STAFF
EXCLUSIVE

Congratulations to the Chicago Cubs ... Jeremy Piven says you're about to end one of the most legendary eras of futility in the history of sports ... and it's all 'cause of Will Ferrell.

Piven was out in NYC when we asked the Chicago born star if this is the year the furries from the midway finally get off the schneid and win a World Series.

Check out the clip -- Jeremy (Ari Gold, let's be real) says the Cubbies got it in the bag and its Ferrell's spring training antics that broke the curse. 

FYI -- Ferrell spent some time as the Cubs 3rd base coach during a Spring Training game earlier this month ... and it was hilarious.

If Piven's right ... the Knicks might wanna give Will a call. 

'Neighbors With Benefits'

Real Swingers Blast Show

We're Not All HOT!!

3/28/2015 12:30 AM PDT BY TMZ STAFF
EXCLUSIVE

"Neighbors With Benefits" ... the new reality show about swinging couples ... blows the big one, at least according to a couple of high profile swingers on the Playboy payroll.

Michael and Holli, hosts of Playboy Radio's "Swing" ... say A&E's show takes their sensual lifestyle and makes it look like a weird sex cult -- plus it's loaded with false information about the community. 

On 'Neighbors,' which is set in Ohio, the couples flaunt their sexuality in bars and swap out in the open -- but Michael and Holli say that just ain't how it goes down. And what really pisses them off is the show's claim you have to be "hot" to partake.

The hosts insists peeps of all shapes, sizes and looks are welcome.

Just drop your keys in the bowl.

Darius McCrary

Ex-Wife Perjures Herself

Retracts Claim of Violence Against Son

3/28/2015 12:25 AM PDT BY TMZ STAFF
EXCLUSIVE

Darius McCrary Custody Battle Michael JacksonDarius McCrary's ex-wife says she lied when she swore under oath he beat his kid.

Karrine "Superhead" Steffans filed legal docs -- obtained by TMZ -- admitting she perjured herself when she joined forces with Darius' baby mama in a child support war over their young son. Karrine claimed she saw her ex beat the boy with a spoon.  

But Karrine had a change of heart, and filed new legal docs saying she lied because she was "hurt and upset" over their divorce. Tell that to a judge in a perjury case.

Sometimes allies can shoot you in the foot. 

NFL's Chris Ogbonnaya

EPIC PRANK ON CAM NEWTON

Surprise, I'm Not From Africa!

3/28/2015 12:15 AM PDT BY TMZ STAFF
EXCLUSIVE

Cam Newton is totally gonna freak when he sees this ...

His ex-Carolina Panthers teammate Chris Ogbonnaya told TMZ Sports he pulled off the most elaborate prank ever on the superstar QB ... and this video officially marks the end of it.

Ogbonnaya -- who now plays for the NY Giants -- was leaving Mastro's this week when we asked the running back about the best prank he's pulled since he's been in the NFL.

He then told us about how a slight mix-up led to Cam believing he was raised in Nigeria, and how Chris turned that into an epic gag that never ended ... even when he ran into Newton at the Super Bowl last month.

In fact, the only way Newton will learn Ogbonnaya is actually from TEXAS ... is if he watches this video. 

All good things come to an end ...

Jason Statham & Rosie Huntington-Whiteley

Takin' The Next Big Step ...

A Ballin' Bev Hills Hideaway

3/28/2015 12:10 AM PDT BY TMZ STAFF
EXCLUSIVE

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Jason Statham and his supermodel GF Rosie Huntington-Whiteley are finally taking the big plunge ... by going halfsies on a ballin' $13 mil Bev Hills estate.

There's only one sure way to know Hollywood love is real ... shackin' up. Our real estate sources say the action star and his leading lady went 50/50 on a sprawling 5-bed, 8-bath, 7119 sq. ft. mansion that even has a waterfall pool.

The timing  is perfect -- they just celebrated 5 years of love. And the plot thickens, because Rosie's been sporting what looks like an engagement ring since December.

Mazel.

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