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Stan Lee

Not Feeling Too Fantastic

.. Calls 911

6/29/2015 3:01 PM PDT BY TMZ STAFF
EXCLUSIVE

0629_stan-lee-tmzComic book legend Stan Lee was rushed to the hospital Sunday morning ... TMZ has learned.

According to our sources, the 'X-Men' and 'Fantastic Four' creator was taken from his Hollywood Hills home to Cedars-Sinai Medical Center.  

The nature of the emergency is unclear ... he just said he didn't feel well.

It sounds like he's on the mend, because a rep for Lee tells TMZ he will be at the "Ant-Man" premiere in Hollywood Monday night.

The 92-year-old is also responsible for Spider-Man, The Hulk, Iron Man and Thor, among others.

Lee was fitted with a pacemaker in 2012.

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The Game

From Champagne Frenzy to Court in 5 Hours

6/29/2015 10:46 AM PDT BY TMZ STAFF
EXCLUSIVE

The Game was dropping tens of thousands of dollars on champagne at 3 AM Monday, and appearing as a defendant in court 5 hours later ... and the judge could never tell. 

Game pled not guilty to felony criminal threat and misdemeanor assault, hours after dropping more than $40k on alcohol at Playhouse in Hollywood.  

The champagne-fueled event was a BET after-party Game and Chris Brown hosted. 

As we reported, Game is being charged for cracking Onyebuchi Awaji -- an off-duty cop -- with a sucker punch during a March pick-up basketball game. He claims it was self-defense.

Game's due back in court on July 30 ... we'll be checking for parties the night before. 

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Jahlil Okafor

Viral Sex Story Is B.S.

'Considering Legal Action'

6/29/2015 11:41 AM PDT BY TMZ STAFF
EXCLUSIVE

0629-jahlil-okafor-GETTY-01NBA rookie Jahlil Okafor claims he's been targeted by an Internet "troll" -- who is spreading disgusting lies about a sexual encounter that NEVER happened ... and now he's taking action to shut her down. 

Social media exploded over the past 24 hours after someone claiming to be a woman named "Chanel" went to Twitter and posted a story about hooking up with Okafor ... complete with embarrassing details involving his junk and bedroom performance. 

But Okafor's camp tells TMZ Sports ... the story is "absolutely false" ... adding, Jahlil has never met the person and has no idea who she is. 

We're told Team Okafor has already contacted Twitter to get "Chanel" to take down the tweets. Okafor's team was told the tweets fall under Twitter's abuse policy ... especially posts where she threatens to leak nude pics ... and if she doesn't delete them, her account will be suspended. 

Okafor's camp says they have already kicked the matter over to their legal counsel and are considering their legal options moving forward. 

Michael B. Jordan

DENIED

At Diddy BET After-Party

6/29/2015 6:18 AM PDT BY TMZ STAFF
EXCLUSIVE

Michael B. Jordan, one of the biggest actors in Hollywood, learned Sunday night that the L.A. fire code carries more weight than star power.

Michael was turned away from Diddy's post-BET party at Boa because the place was at capacity.

Michael was cool about it, preparing to leave when one of Diddy's lieutenants sprinted out of the restaurant, telling him Diddy was going to personally get him in.

But the law's the law, and Jordan was turned away a second time. Diddy came to the front door to see if he could grease the wheels, to no avail.

In the end, Diddy surrendered, shook the owner's hand, and poor Michael was left alone on the Sunset Strip.

Rich Homie Quan

Bails on BET Performance

After Stage Demotion

6/29/2015 6:22 AM PDT BY TMZ STAFF
EXCLUSIVE

0323-rich-homie-quan-tmz-2Rich Homie Quan is main stage or no stage at all ... and that's why you didn't see him at Sunday night's BET Awards.

RHQ was supposed to be on the telecast, but according to our sources ... he showed up to rehearsal Saturday and was told by producers he'd be the headlining act for the red carpet pre-show ... which did not go over well with him.  

We're told Quan was pissed, feeling totally disrespected.

Our sources say Quan and his people got into a shouting match with the BET honchos ... and when BET refused to budge, he bailed and went back to Atlanta.

Fans noticed his absence, with one tweeting, "I mean this a real nice put together BET Awards but um... 😐👀 where's Rich Homie Quan???"

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Carmelo Anthony

'I Really Love' Porzingis

... Meeting with Him Today

6/29/2015 6:20 AM PDT BY TMZ STAFF
EXCLUSIVE

Don't give up on Knicks draft pick Kristaps Porzingis just yet ... Carmelo Anthony isn't -- telling TMZ Sports, "I really love him."

Melo was leaving Madeo in L.A. on a double date with his wife La La AnthonySeattle Seahawks QB Russell Wilson and his GF Ciara ... when we asked about C.A.'s newest teammate from Latvia. 

"I really love him. I feel him. I'm gonna get with him tomorrow," Melo says ... adding that he's planning to squeeze in a workout with Porzingis. 

It's big news considering there were reports that Anthony was pissed at the Knicks for using the 4th overall pick in the 2015 NBA Draft on Kristaps -- a player some experts see as a "project" who could take several years to develop. 

For now, seems Anthony's a fan ... at least, that's what he wants us to think. 

Tyga

It’s Settled ...

My Old Landlord Gets $80k

6/29/2015 12:20 AM PDT BY TMZ STAFF
EXCLUSIVE

0626-tyga-tmz-02Tyga ditching on a crap ton of rent payments -- nearly $100k -- is finally biting him in the ass, and if he doesn't pay up now ... it's REALLY gonna cost him.   

Tyga has a Monday deadline to fork over $80,000 to his ex-landlord in Calabasas. Both sides agreed on that amount to cover back rent payments. If you include interest ... he actually owed $124k, so the settlement is a sweet deal.

But obviously, paying on time isn't exactly Tyga's thing -- so during a hearing on Thursday ... the judge gave him a stern warning: Meet the deadline, or the landlord's gonna nail ya for the full $124,000.

Check city, bitch -- write one this weekend. Or else ...

Floyd Mayweather

Closing the Deal on $4.8 Mil Super Car

6/28/2015 7:54 PM PDT BY TMZ STAFF
EXCLUSIVE

0628-floyd-mayweather-car-Gallery-Launch-TemplateHow do you upgrade from a $3.8 million Ferrari?? Easy ... you get a $4.8 MILLION super car to take its place ... at least, that's what Floyd Mayweather's planning to do ... TMZ Sports has learned. 

Sources close to the boxer tell us ... he's thiiiis close to closing the deal on an ultra-rare sports car called a Koenigsegg CCXR Trevita ... one of only THREE of its kind in the entire world. 

The car is lightning fast ... 0-60 in 2.9 seconds ... and tops out at 250 miles per hour! 

Our sources tell us Floyd has had his eye on the car for a while -- but now, he's finally pulling the trigger ... and we're told his car guy Obi Okeke at Fusion Luxury Motors has already imported it to his L.A. showroom specifically for Mayweather.

Floyd is currently in L.A. for the BET Awards -- don't be surprised if he's rolling around town in the car by the 4th of July. 

Plies

Frantic 911 Call

They're Holding 'White Guys' Hostage

6/28/2015 12:40 AM PDT BY TMZ STAFF
EXCLUSIVE

0626_plies_mike_caskey_music_videoPlies and one of his friends took a white guy hostage ... at least that's what was reported to Florida cops, but it wasn't what it seemed.  

Cops were called to the St. Cloud home of Mike Busey (Gary's nephew, aka the white guy) after a passerby saw what he thought was a hostage situation. Someone called 911, saying 2 black males with assault rifles were holding a white male hostage.

Deputies rolled up with sirens blazing, then discovered the guns were unloaded and the only thing the guys were shooting was a music video.

The scene had Plies picking up guns from Haitian gangsters with assault rifles.

Check out  the video ...  the crew gets a stern talkin'-to by the cops.

Chris Paul

Importing Lil Wayne

For Massive Belated 30th Bday Bash

6/27/2015 8:57 PM PDT BY TMZ STAFF
EXCLUSIVE

0626_chris_paul_lil_wayne_getty_tmz Chris Paul's friends and family are doing it BIG for his belated SURPRISE 30th birthday bash Saturday night  ... flying in Lil Wayne from Haiti to perform for a bunch of his closest friends ... TMZ Sports has learned. 

Paul's birthday was actually in May ... but we're told Paul's family pushed off the celebration because he wanted to wait until after the NBA playoffs were over. 

Sources connected to Paul tell us ... the NBA star's family is sparing no expense on the party -- we're told it's already running north of $200,000!  

Among the expenses, we're told Paul's people paid for Wayne's private jet from Haiti -- where the rapper put on a free concert with Chris Brown and boxer Andre Berto. 

As far as the guest list for Paul's big 30, we're told all of the Clippers are invited -- including DeAndre Jordan -- and all of Young Money.

Last year, Paul got an autographed pic from his hero Tiffani Thiessen. Wonder how he'll top that this year?

Happy Bday! 

Donald Trump

Undocumented Workers Can Stay ...

But ONLY if They Work Hard

6/27/2015 1:00 AM PDT BY TMZ STAFF
EXCLUSIVE

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Donald Trump says if he's elected president, he'd let undocumented workers who are productive stay in the United States, but if they just sponge off the system and don't contribute ... he'd have them deported.

Trump tells TMZ,  he'd create a "system of merit," saying people here illegally should have "a road to legal status" if they work hard and contribute to the country.  

Trump also says no one really knows how many people are in the U.S. illegally -- he cites different stats that show the figure is somewhere between 11 and 30 million. Trumps says it's unrealistic and inhumane to attempt to deport all of them. Thus, the merit system. He says many undocumented workers are "hardworking people" who deserve a chance to live the American dream.

The candidate was not specific about the criteria for being "productive," but he was specific that people who don't pay their freight over a period of time have no place here. 

He also believes criminals and other "bad ones" should be thrown out.

Justin Bieber

I Play Second Banana to My Pastor!!!

6/27/2015 6:55 AM PDT BY TMZ STAFF
EXCLUSIVE

Justin Bieber awesomely took second seat to the pastor of his new-age church ... and it's so fun.

The Biebs and Pastor Joel Houston were leaving Hyde nightclub in Hollywood Friday night when our photog tried jawboning with Justin.  But when J.B. wanted the pastor of Hillsong Church to get some face time, our photog obliged and the convo turned to surfing.

Houston -- who also fronts the band Hillsong United -- along with his co-pastor, Carl Lentz, are the spiritual advisers to lots of celebs. Lentz Baptized Biebs back in December.

Meek Mill Party

LAPD in Overdrive

For BET Awards Weekend

6/27/2015 8:14 AM PDT BY TMZ STAFF
EXCLUSIVE

Meek Mill's party was overrun Friday night by both clubgoers and cops, who were determined to keep the peace in Hollywood during the BET Awards weekend.

The rapper hosted a big party at Playhouse Hollywood, which was packed to capacity just after midnight. A slew of cops showed up -- on the ground and in the air -- to control the crowd and prevent a repeat of last year's violence during pre-show parties.

An eyewitness says YG was rejected after he refused a pat-down.

All was calm and it looks like only one or two people were busted for disorderly conduct.

One down, one to go.

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