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Slash

Wife Says, Aloha ...

I'm Leaving You

12/30/2014 12:50 AM PST BY TMZ STAFF
EXCLUSIVE
Slash Wife Separated

Slash
's marriage is on the rocks -- TMZ has learned his wife has hightailed it out of L.A. and is already saying they're separated. 

Sources close to the couple tell us Perla unexpectedly flew to Hawaii over the weekend with their 2 boys, and threw down a deadline of sorts -- telling Slash they need to work out their issues by New Year's or else.

It's unclear exactly what the issues are -- they've had plenty of blowups during 13 years of marriage -- but one source says ... "this time it's different." Although Perla is telling friends this a separation, we're told she hasn't filed legally.

We called Slash's reps -- they haven't gotten back to us -- but TMZ broke the story back in 2010, when Slash filed divorce docs ... only to withdraw the petition 2 months later.

We're told no one's mentioned the 'D' word this time around ... not yet. That could be especially messy since Perla is Slash's manager and runs all of his companies. 

Welcome to the jungle. 

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Chris Rock Divorce

Blasts Wife ...

You Can't Keep Our Kids From Me

12/29/2014 1:20 PM PST BY TMZ STAFF
EXCLUSIVE
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Chris Rock wants to make sure his now estranged wife doesn't punish him for divorcing her ... by keeping their kids away from him.

In his divorce docs, filed in NJ last Tuesday -- and obtained by TMZ -- Rock complains that Malaak has been preventing him from seeing their 2 daughters on a regular basis. He is asking for shared legal and physical custody of 12-year-old Lola and 10-year-old Zahra.

As for finances ... Rock acknowledges they had a prenup when they married in 1996 -- but says it's expired because they've been together for just over 18 years.

The split has been in the works for at least a month. In the docs, Rock says back in November they identified all the community property to be split up once they divorce. 

Interestingly ... Rock points out Malaak has the "ability to work and contribute to her own support" -- which sounds like he's angling to reduce any spousal support payments.

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Robin Thicke

Merry Ex-Mas ...

With Paula Patton

12/29/2014 11:05 AM PST BY TMZ STAFF
EXCLUSIVE
Robin Thicke Paula Patton Christmas TogetherRobin Thicke and Paula Patton spent Christmas Eve partying together -- and even though they're not reuniting -- based on pics from the bash ... some of her family wishes they would.

Robin looked like the most popular guy at the holiday fest thrown at Paula's house -- and her cousin posted photos of the singer all buddy-buddy with everyone in the fam. Except Paula.

A source close to Robin tells us it was totally normal for Paula to invite Robin because of their kid, Julian. But c'mon -- look at the photos -- it's not normal for her family to show him so much love. 

As for Thicke's current GF April Love Geary -- she was NOT his plus one at Paula's crib. There are limits to forgiveness. Even at Christmas.

Mama June

Reunites With Chickadee

But Not For Free

12/28/2014 1:00 AM PST BY TMZ STAFF
EXCLUSIVE
1227-june-shannon-anna-chickadee-shannon-check-TMZ_01Mama June and Chickadee's feud over money and Mark McDaniel is over after they smoked the peace pipe this weekend -- a very expensive peace pipe. 

June tells TMZ ... she and her daughter Anna "Chickadee" Cardwell started squashing their beef once June forked over a check for $15,400 -- the remaining cash from Anna's trust fund. 

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Anna had accused June of swiping money from the account, but June says it was only dwindling because she was using it to pay Chickadee's expenses -- mobile phone bill, spending money, and rent (she has her own place). 

June basically did Anna a solid by cashing out the trust fund -- which Anna couldn't touch yet because she's only 20.

As for McDaniel -- June's ex-bf convicted of molesting Chickadee -- June told her daughter and the whole family she hasn't seen him since September, and plans to keep it that way.  

June tells us she knows they won't be able to completely patch things up overnight -- but says she video chats with Chickadee twice a day, and they've agreed to "move on." One positive sign -- Chickadee brought her daughter Kaitlyn to hang with June -- which she previously refused to do.

Solange Knowles

Nailed By Taxman

Days After Marriage

12/28/2014 12:45 AM PST BY TMZ STAFF
EXCLUSIVE
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8:00 AM PT -- A rep for Solange tells TMZ ... "The lien is in process of being removed as there was simply confusion on whether Solange was a California resident. We expect this to come to a swift close."

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While Beyonce shops for $70 million homes, her sister Solange is getting dogged by the taxman almost immediately after she got hitched.

Solange needs to settle up with the State of California, which claims she owes more than $55,000 in taxes for 2010-12.  

And to add insult to injury ... the tax lien was filed 3 days after Solange tied the knot.

Meanwhile, back at the homestead, Mathew Knowles is having a marathon garage sale where he's hawking Solange's CDs for $1.96. A Beyonce poster is going for $200.

Life ... it isn't always fair.

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Kim Kardashian

I'm Upset ...

Because I Can't Get Pregnant

12/26/2014 1:00 AM PST BY TMZ STAFF
EXCLUSIVE
Kim Kardashian Pregnancy Problems
Kim Kardashian is upset for a very good reason ... as hard as she's been trying, she can't get pregnant.

Kim has been very open with friends and family ... she and Kanye have been trying to have another baby for the last 9 months but nothing has worked. Kim has been to fertility doctors, but they've made it clear ... having another baby is a long shot.

Turns out North West was a miracle baby ... she had 3 specialists tell her she couldn't get pregnant before North was conceived.  

Kim and Kanye assumed the second baby would be easier since it worked once, but the doctors are telling her that's not the case.

We're told Kim is trying to reduce her stress and cut down on traveling ... per doctor's advice.

The pic was taken Tuesday in Bev Hills after visiting her doctor. We're told Kanye has been to almost every doctor's visit ... Kim goes once a month.

Melissa Rivers

XMAS Wish

I Want My Son to Laugh Again

12/24/2014 8:13 AM PST BY TMZ STAFF
122414_melissa_rivers_launchThis will make you cry.

Melissa Rivers had a very simple Christmas wish, which encapsulates the sadness and loss she experienced this year over what seems like the preventable death of her mom, Joan Rivers.

Melissa was leaving Craig's restaurant in West Hollywood when a photog asked the simple question ... she wants 13-year-old Cooper to laugh again.

1224-cooper-rivers-joans-funeral-SUB-GETTY-01It was clear from the funeral ... Cooper is taking his grandma's death very hard.

It's one of those simple things people say that tells the whole story.

Clint Eastwood

That's a Wrap

... on 18 Year Marriage

12/23/2014 12:17 PM PST BY TMZ STAFF
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Clint Eastwood
is officially a single man ... his divorce from wife Dina is final.

According to docs filed in Monterey County Superior Court, the marriage of Clint and Dina ended Monday. The couple struck a property settlement and custody agreement, but details are thin.

As TMZ previously reported, Clint attempted to block Dina from getting spousal support ... claiming money to which she was entitled was covered by their prenup. It's unclear if the terms of the prenup were honored in the settlement, but typically there's give and take in these divorce agreements.

Dina requested primary physical custody of their daughter, but she's 18 now so the issue is moot.

The couple separated in June 2012 and Dina filed for divorce last December.

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Mathew Knowles

Hawking Beyonce Stuff for Top $$$

Deep Discounts on Solange

12/23/2014 12:40 AM PST BY TMZ STAFF
EXCLUSIVE
Beyonce Dad Garage SaleBeyonce's dad is trying to make ends meet by unloading tons of her souvenirs from her career in a massive garage sale -- which also features Solange stuff ... in the bargain bin. 

As we've told you ... Mathew Knowles is having baby mama troubles -- which might explain why he started selling off some Bey treasures outside his office in Houston last Friday.

As of Monday, there were plenty of items available ... including a giant Beyonce poster for $200, old tour books for $20, and various pieces of House of Dereon clothing. On a budget? You can find a Solange CD for $1.96. 

In the non-Beyonce aisle -- Mathew's also selling office furniture ... so, it looks like a total fire sale.

We're told Mathew shunned an attempt to haggle the oversized Beyonce poster down to $145 ... standing firm at two hundy.

Daddy's baby needs a new pair o' shoes.

Casey Kasem

Buried in Norway

... FINALLY

12/22/2014 10:10 AM PST BY TMZ STAFF
Exclusive Details
1222-casey-kasem-getty-01Casey Kasem was finally laid to rest ... 6 months after he died.

It's the end of what turned into an international power struggle between Casey's wife, Jean, and his children.  

We've learned the famed DJ was buried last Tuesday at the Vestre Gravlund, one of the largest cemeteries in Norway. We're told there was a small ceremony ... we don't know if Jean was there but we're told his kids were not. Casey's children didn't know he was even buried until Monday. 

The burial is legally significant. The LAPD has been conducting an elder abuse investigation after Casey's kids filed a police report claiming Jean caused Casey to get a fatal infection during a wild, multi-state car ride.

The body has been rotting away for months -- for a long period of time it wasn't even embalmed. The decay and now the burial in a foreign land will make it virtually impossible for L.A. authorities to make a solid determination on whether the bed sores contributed to Casey's death.

RIP Casey ... finally.

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Vanessa Bryant

Taps 'Project Runway' Designer

... For Xmas Card Dress

12/22/2014 9:02 AM PST BY TMZ STAFF
Exclusive Details
1222-bryant-family-instagram-01Vanessa Bryant takes her Christmas card photo VERY SERIOUSLY -- so seriously in fact that Mrs. Mamba tapped one of the top designers from "Project Runway" to make her dress. 

Kobe Bryant's wife called upon MTCostello -- who has designed clothes for huge stars like Beyonce and Ariana Grande

They got together and picked out MTCostello's signature "Black Widow" gown -- which comes with a $6,500 price tag!!

Vanessa had flirted with a bronze version of the dress during an earlier fitting ... but ultimately, decided to go with black. 

Sources close to the situation tell us ... Vanessa has always been passionate about Xmas cards. As one person put it, "She takes great pride and puts great thought into celebrating because she's very religious."

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LeBron James Jr.

BALLIN' OUT

At 4th Grade Hoops Tourney

12/22/2014 7:55 AM PST BY TMZ STAFF


LeBron James' kid is gooooood. 

10-year-old LeBron James Jr. -- aka Bronny -- made some INSANE highlight reel shots at the 2014 Ronald Searles Holiday Classic in Houston.  

Bronny is one of the top ranked 4th graders in the country (yes, they rank 4th graders) ... and it's obvious why -- the kid can shoot, dribble and pass like ... well, like his dad. 

LeBron tweeted about his son's performance after the game ... saying, "Proud of you son! Great job in Houston and congrats on bringing home 1st place."

'Real Housewife' Phaedra Parks

Me and the Kids Are Going

To the Big House For XMAS!

12/18/2014 12:50 AM PST BY TMZ STAFF
EXCLUSIVE
Phaedra Parks Visiting Apollo Nida Prison"The Real Housewives of Atlanta" star Phaedra Parks says she's going to prison for the holidays, and she may be bringing her kids.

Phaedra's hubby Apollo Nida is serving an 8 year sentence for money laundering and check fraud, and it looked like it would be the loneliest of times because Phaedra said she would NOT visit him.

But she's softened for the holidays, and now says her and the kids will probably go on a field trip to the big house.

And check this out ... even though she's said she'll divorce Apollo, she's still wearing the ring.

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