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Prince's Heirs Tidal Plays Dirty ... We Want Out of Deal!!!

6/19/2018 8:32 AM PDT
EXCLUSIVE

The heirs to Prince's fortune are calling out Tidal for allegedly lying about streaming data, and they're so pissed about it ... they want to pull the plug on a lucrative deal.

The attorney for Sharon, Norrine and John Nelson blew the whistle on Tidal with the probate judge in Prince's case. In a letter, obtained by TMZ, they say Tidal's been accused of "inflating the streaming numbers" for Beyonce's "Lemonade" and Kanye West's "The Life of Pablo," a claim that has reportedly been denied by Tidal CEO Richard Sanders.

They say Tidal allegedly boosted the numbers by several hundred million streams ... which would jack up the royalties paid to Bey and Ye.

The heirs are asking the judge to reconsider the order that granted Tidal exclusive streaming rights for an upcoming album of unreleased Prince music. They say they don't want the estate getting caught up in the streaming service's legal problems.

Tommy Lee Takes Ugly Shot at Son ... I Dropped $130k on Your Rehab!!!

6/19/2018 6:59 AM PDT

9:32 PM PT -- Brandon just responded to his dad's post ... "I thank my Dad for paying for my treatment. It's the best thing he has ever done for me. Today I am almost two years sober. Every day that goes by I feel ever more grateful. My clear mind has allowed me to do a lot with this time. So much so that I would like to offer to pay for his treatment."

Tommy Lee is taking the most disgusting shot yet in the war with his son, Brandon Lee -- bitching about all the money he's spent on raising him ... including the tab for rehab.

The Motley Crue drummer says he spent $130k to get Brandon treatment, another $40k on his 21st birthday ... and $10k on his own medical bills after Brandon knocked him out earlier this year. Tommy's finishing touch -- "Son acting like a victim on social media on father's day: Priceless."

Dad's clearly still fuming over the fact Brandon posted video on Father's Day showing Tommy out cold after their fight back in March -- but Dad's tweet takes it to a really ugly level.

Brandon's never gone public with any substance abuse issues, so IF it's true ... his own father just outed him. Not to mention the whole people in glass houses thing -- Tommy's battled addiction in the past, and even gone to rehab himself.

He might have locked up Dad of the Year, though, with the last braggadocious line of his angry tweet. Mic drop? Nice touch.

Kobe Bryant BEHOLD DADZILLA Still Swole With Daughter In Paris

6/19/2018 7:11 AM PDT
Breaking News

Forget what you thought you knew about Kobe Bryant ... there is no Kobe, or Mamba ... because KB gave us a glimpse of who he has become ...

AND, HIS NAME IS DADZILLA!!

Kobe was seen out in France carrying his littlest daughter, Bianka Bella ... and the pythons jumping out of his torso made it clear that the age of DADZILLA is upon us.

BTW -- we didn't jump to this declaration easily ... this is the second time we've seen DADZILLA. The first time being a trip to Disneyland where the former mortal man looked more jacked than normal.

Now, we know it wasn't a one-off ... but the dawn of a new era.

Hide the weights and the protein powder.

Suge Knight Can't Leave Jail for Mom's Funeral

6/18/2018 11:41 AM PDT
EXCLUSIVE

Suge Knight's chances of getting out of jail to attend his mother's funeral have dwindled down to about zero ... because rules are rules.

We spoke to the L.A. County Sheriff's Department who tells us Suge can't get his hands on a "get out of jail free" card to attend events ... even if that event happens to be his own mother's funeral. As we reported, Maxine Chatman died Sunday. 

The reason's simple ... Suge's an inmate who falls under a category that makes him ineligible to attend funerals -- he's a homicide suspect. Suge's in jail awaiting trial for murder.

That being said, Suge could file a petition with the court, but we're told the likelihood of a court going against the Sheriff's Department is slim.

Drake to Dennis Graham Happy Father's Day ... Here's a Bentley!!!

6/18/2018 12:09 PM PDT
EXCLUSIVE

Drake just made a giant leap in the Son of the Year award standings ... plunking down some serious money to get his dad, Dennis Graham, a baller-ass gift on Father's Day.

Our sources say Dennis was home Sunday and got a call saying there was a gift outside for him. Thinking it was just some package delivery, Dennis strolled outside and, lo and behold ... someone pulled up in this SICK baby blue Bentley.

The guy delivering the whip told Dennis it was a Father's Day gift from Drake. In obvious shock, Dennis called Drake right away and couldn't be more thankful for the new wheels.

The Bentley's estimated value is about $150k ... so, yeah, baller gift!!

Erik Kramer's Wife Ex-QB Is On 'Manhunt' ... Looking to Kill Me

6/18/2018 10:08 AM PDT
EXCLUSIVE

The wife of ex-NFL quarterback Erik Kramer told police her husband snapped and physically abused her on June 13 ... and now she's afraid he's a on a "manhunt" to end her life. 

Kramer -- who played in the NFL from '87 to '99 -- was arrested at his home in Agoura Hills, CA on June 13. His wife immediately got an emergency restraining order, but now she's looking to extend it. 

In her petition, Cortney Baird says she and Kramer had gotten into a verbal altercation the previous evening and she approached him the next morning to talk it out. 

But, Cortney says Kramer flipped out and began cussing her out, pushing her around the home and then started grabbing various household items to throw at her ... including ice packs and their knife block. He missed on all attempts. 

Kramer then allegedly started grabbing other items around the home -- glasses, candle holders, picture frames -- and started smashing them on the ground. 

Cortney says she called 911 ... and cops raced to the scene and arrested Kramer who admitted getting physical, according to the police report obtained by TMZ Sports

Kramer was booked at a nearby station, but released the next day -- and Cortney says she's in fear for her life and worried Erik could also come after her daughter. 

In fact, Cortney points to Erik's 2015 failed suicide attempt -- when he survived a self-inflicted gunshot wound to the head. 

Cortney says the incident proves Erik has access to guns and isn't afraid to pull the trigger. 

"I am terrified that he is out looking for me at this very moment and will kill me and my daughter."

Cortney's request for a restraining order was granted -- Erik must stay 100 yards away at all times and has been ordered to move out of the family home. 

As we previously reported, Cortney has also filed for divorce

Claudia Jordan Let Suge Knight Out for Mom's Funeral ... Worse Inmates Get Freed

6/18/2018 9:01 AM PDT
EXCLUSIVE

Claudia Jordan's adamant the criminal justice system has had its faults ... so it's only right Suge Knight get let out of jail at LEAST so he can attend his mother's funeral.

We got the former 'Real Housewives of Atlanta' star Sunday night leaving Delilah in WeHo and asked her if Suge should get a "get out of jail free" card after the passing of his mother. TMZ broke the story ... Suge's mom, Maxine Chatman, died Sunday after suffering a stroke.

Check it out ... Claudia says if the "affluenza teen" is out free after killing 4 people while driving drunk, what's the harm in giving Suge a pass to attend his mother's funeral?

Drake's Mom Screw Rap Beefs ... Roll with Cakes Like Me!!!

6/18/2018 7:43 AM PDT
EXCLUSIVE

Drake's mom, Sandi Graham, says rap beefs are for kids ... and she wants 'em dropped, stat.

We got Sandi leaving Delilah in WeHo -- rolling deep with some hotties, btw -- and we ask her about Jay-Z throwing shade. Jay and Bey dropped their new joint album, "Everything is Love," and Jay goes after Drizzy in "BOSS" for turning down his TIDAL offer and choosing Apple Music.

Jay also references the Pusha-T beef and calls out Drake for sending him a $100k invoice. All of that is kid's play ... according to Sandi, who says it's time everyone act like grown men.

Side note: did we mention Sandi has some pretty hot friends?

Thomas Markle Says Prince Harry Told Him Give Donald Trump a Chance

6/18/2018 6:46 AM PDT

Prince Harry wanted his future father-in-law to give Donald Trump a chance ... so claims Meghan Markle's father.

Thomas Markle gave a wide-ranging interview on "Good Morning Britain" and revealed Harry once tried talking him off the ledge over the Prez. Thomas said he had been in a bad mood about something Trump had just done when he got on the horn with Harry.

Thomas said, "I always have a bad attitude about Donald Trump and that's never gonna change. I have to apologize to the rest of the world for my president. All Harry actually said -- because Trump was new -- 'Give him a chance.' I think Harry's probably changed his mind by now. I certainly hope he has."

That's a stunning revelation given members of the Royal family are supposed to remain apolitical ... and especially interesting since Harry's boys with President Obama.

Thomas also said Brexit was loosely discussed ... Thomas says Harry told him he was "open to" the experiment of Britain leaving the European Union.

But lighter topics were also discussed ... Thomas dished on talking to Harry for the first time, and he also shared how Harry asked for his daughter's hand.

Magic Johnson Taking Another $3 Million Yacht Vacation ... Says Cookie

6/18/2018 12:40 AM PDT
EXCLUSIVE

It's that time of year again .... where Magic Johnson and Sam Jackson make you wish you'd have worked on your jump shot more, or spent more time with those weird kids in drama class.

The $3 million dollar Italy vacation is back.

We ran into Cookie Johnson -- Magic's wife -- in Beverly Hills and asked her if the family had summer vacation plans ... "I think we're gonna head to Europe for a little bit."

She ain't talking about no timeshare ... she's talking about a jaunt up the Amalfi Coast that's become a yearly ritual for the Johnson & Jackson families ... all aboard a $700k-a-week superyacht.

When we say superyacht, we mean it too -- this thing has a movie theater, gym, dining room, hot tub, helicopter pad, and an elevator!!!!

Hope you enjoy your summer trip to Disneyland, normies!!

Suge Knight Hoping for Prison Pass to Attend Mom's Funeral

6/17/2018 1:43 PM PDT
EXCLUSIVE

Suge Knight's looking for a "get out of jail" card and hopes the court will be sympathetic when they hear him out ... he wants to attend his mother's funeral.

Sources close to the Knight family tell TMZ ... Suge's mother, Maxine Chatman, died Sunday surrounded by family at a hospital in Paramount, CA. We're told she suffered a stroke about a month ago and her health had been deteriorating since. Her lungs had recently collapsed and she had kidney failure. She was 77.

The family now wants to see if the court will let Suge out to attend her funeral. Suge's also had health problems as of late. TMZ broke the story ... Suge -- in jail awaiting trial for murder -- spent 2 days in the hospital back in April.

Conor McGregor Row, Row, Row My Boat ... Family Time in Central Park!!!

6/16/2018 3:29 PM PDT
EXCLUSIVE

Conor McGregor is sticking to his family-friendly tour of NYC ... and this time he kicked his Dad skills up a notch.

Conor was spotted rowing away from The Loeb Boathouse in Central Park Saturday with his girlfriend, Dee Devlin, and their cute son, Conor Jr. The famous fighter showed off his guns while handling the oars for his crew.

This is just the latest family outing for McGregor since appearing in court Thursday for his part in the attack on a UFC bus back in April ... on Friday it was a fun family bike ride.

Conor told the media he regrets his actions during the bus attack, but he's still facing up to 7 YEARS in prison if convicted on all counts.

Clearly he's making the most of his time while in NYC ... both with his family, and with the court of public opinion.

Jeremy Meeks Paying His Ex 6 Figures ... Gets Custody, Moving Son to U.K.

6/16/2018 1:00 AM PDT
EXCLUSIVE

Jeremy Meeks is gonna have his own modern family after striking a deal with his ex-wife that gives him primary custody of their 9-year-old son, and gives her a hefty sum of money ... TMZ has learned. 

Sources tell us the "hot felon" -- turned "still-hot ex-felon" -- and Melissa Meeks reached the agreement shortly after their divorce was finalized earlier this month. Under the terms, we're told, Jeremy gets primary physical custody of Jeremy Jr. and Melissa will get a check ... somewhere in the 6-figure range. 

As we reported, Jeremy and Melissa's original divorce deal had her getting primary physical custody with a 70/30 split in time with each parent. They've flipped that under the new deal and, starting this summer, Jr. will be living in the U.K. with Dad and his gf, Chloe Green.

We're told Jeremy and Chloe have already enrolled Jr. in a private school he'll begin attending in the fall.

The new arrangement allows Jeremy to merge both of his families. Remember, he and Chloe -- the Topshop heiress -- just had a baby of their own.

Now, little Jayden Meeks-Green will grow up with his big bro. 

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