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Blake Griffin Toronto PD Not Investigating Fight 'No One Filed Report'

1/26/2016 11:32 AM PST BY TMZ STAFF

0126-blake-tmz-01The Toronto Police tell TMZ Sports they are NOT investigating the reported Blake Griffin restaurant fight that went down during the Clippers' recent trip to Canada ... because no one has filed a report. 

We spoke with Toronto Police Service media relations officer, Caroline De Kloet, who says Blake's name is not in their system which means there's nothing actively underway. 

According to several reports, Griffin punched the team's equipment manager during an altercation at a Toronto restaurant ... and broke his own hand in the process. 

The other person involved in the fight was reportedly hospitalized for his injuries. 

But just because there's no current investigation doesn't mean Griffin is in the clear -- the Toronto PD says if someone files a report, they will open an investigation ... but until that time, there's nothing to investigate. 

Kobe Bryant PUNCHED ME OVER $100 IN 2002 ... Ex-Teammate Says

1/26/2016 7:01 AM PST BY TMZ STAFF


Kobe Bryant sucker punched a former teammate in the face -- over $100 -- back in 2002 ... and it almost caused a nuclear war between the players ... this according to the punchee, Samaki Walker

Walker -- who played on the Lakers from 2001 to 2003 -- appeared on Brown and Scoop on CBS Radio's Play.It  and detailed the entire incident ... saying Bryant struck him on the team bus in an effort to collect a gambling debt. 

Walker says Kobe had won a half-court shot game the team often played -- where everyone throws a $100 in the pot -- and the person who hits the shot collects.  

Walker told Brandon "Scoop B" Robinson and Jake Brown that Kobe confronted him on the team bus and hit him up for the cash ... and when Walker told him he'd pay him later, Kobe unleashed the fist. 

“It was a sucker punch. Right to the face," Walker said ... "Out of nowhere. I’m sitting down on the bus and I said this man is crazy."

Eventually, Walker says Shaq's bodyguard, Jerome, got Kobe to apologize ... but it's clear, he's still pissed about it. 

We reached out to Kobe's rep and the Lakers for comment -- so far, no word back. But we'll update as soon as we hear. 

[H/T Brown and Scoop

Nick Carter Sued 'Backstreet Thug' Tried to Choke Out Bouncer

1/26/2016 12:30 AM PST BY TMZ STAFF

0113-nick-carter-mugNick Carter attacked and choked an employee in the Key West bar where Nick got arrested ... according to the lawsuit that the employee just filed.

Skylar Carden is the bouncer, and in the lawsuit he says the Backstreet Boy was originally escorted out of the Hog's Breath Saloon for his "unruly and disrespectful" behavior. He says that's when Carter got physically aggressive -- "striking and choking" Carden.

Sources connected to the bar described the alleged assault as Carter squeezing Carden's larynx.

We broke the story ... Carter was busted for misdemeanor battery. Nick has said, "the truth will come out."

Carden's attorney, Mark DiCowden, says Carter is nothing more than a "backstreet thug" who inflicted mental anguish, pain and suffering on Carden. He adds his client was just doing his job and didn't deserve the attack.


Jermaine Jackson's Wife I'm No Criminal, Because He Spit On Me

1/26/2016 12:20 AM PST BY TMZ STAFF

0125-jeremy-jackson-halima-rashid-TMZ-GETTY-01Jermaine Jackson's wife Halima won't be criminally charged for biting her hubby in the leg, because of what he did to her ... TMZ has learned.

Our law enforcement sources say their investigation shows Jermaine and Halima were engaged in mutual combat. Specifically, they concluded he spit on her, she bit him and they fought like crazy.

In the end, cops say they couldn't decide who the aggressor was, so it's case closed.  

Halima was arrested last November for felony domestic violence, but now she's in the clear.

It appears Jermaine and Halima have reconciled. 

'RHOA' Star Alleged Bar Brawl Was ... Just Drunk Guy on Icy Ground

1/25/2016 2:57 PM PST BY TMZ STAFF

0125-peter-thomas-TMZ-01"The Real Housewives of Atlanta" star Peter Thomas got a visit from cops in Charlotte after a guest in his bar claimed Pete tossed him like a rag doll and busted his head.

A guy named Brandon Link claims he was talking to Peter about renting space in Sports One Charlotte -- which Peter and his 'RHOA' wife Cynthia Bailey own. Link says during negotiations early Sunday morning, Peter yelled ... "You think I give a f**k about your money!" -- and then threw him across the room.

Link claims he hit his head on the corner of a table. He immediately called police.

Peter remembers things differently -- he tells us Link was aggressively drunk, and had to be escorted from the bar by security. Peter says once Link was outside, he slipped on ice and hit his head.

Link says he suffered a concussion, but responding officers saw no reason to make any arrests at the bar.

Amir Khan Calls Out Mayweather ... You're Afraid of Me!!

1/25/2016 12:24 PM PST BY TMZ STAFF

Boxing superstar Amir Khan has a message for Floyd Mayweather -- STOP BEING A CHICKEN AND FIGHT ME!!! 

Khan -- who was in L.A. to see the Danny Garcia fight -- tells TMZ Sports Floyd's been ducking him like a chump ... and it's all because Mayweather's afraid of taking his first L.

"It seems to me that Mayweather's afraid and he might just not ever want to fight me," Khan said. 

"People need to know that he's avoiding Amir Khan."

Amir says he's hoping to fight Garcia next ... and plans to deliver such an epic beatdown, that Floyd would have no choice but to come out of retirement and prove his mettle. 

We'll see ... 

'Little Women: L.A.' Attack Police Report Filed ... 'Assault with Deadly Weapon'

1/20/2016 10:41 AM PST BY TMZ STAFF


"Little Women: L.A." star Christy McGinity Gibels is out for justice after the brutal attack she suffered in a bar brawl ... TMZ has learned 

Law enforcement sources tell us Christy filed a report with the L.A. County Sheriff's Dept. on Tuesday evening. We're told she gave cops details of last week's fight, and accused cast member Terra Jole of hitting her with a drinking glass while shooting an episode.

The report was taken as "assault with a deadly weapon."

TMZ broke the story -- Christy had to be hospitalized after suffering a concussion. We're told she got out on Tuesday morning, and decided she wanted to press charges.

The report will now be sent to the Sheriff in Ventura County -- where the fight went down -- and investigators will decide if anyone should be arrested.

Terra's rep had no comment.

'Workaholics' Star Hit by Drunk Heckler ... 'Call the Police on Her Dumb Ass!'

1/20/2016 12:40 AM PST BY TMZ STAFF

Comedian Erik Griffin got into it with a drunk heckler during his stand-up act and things turned violent.

Sources at The Laughing Derby in Louisville, KY tell TMZ ... Griffin had nearly finished his set when he finally addressed a woman in the front row who'd been heckling him all night.

We're told she refused to leave despite pleas from the audience and multiple warnings from the club owner that cops were on the way.

The video is ridiculous ... the heckler got so riled up, she took a swing at Griffin. Club staffers tossed her just as cops arrived. Luckily for her, no one pressed charges ... and she left quietly on her own, instead of in handcuffs.

We reached out to Griffin who told us the woman was indeed "a hot mess."

'Little Women: LA' Cast Member Hospitalized with Brain Injury After Cast Brawl

1/19/2016 6:59 AM PST BY TMZ STAFF


"Little Women: LA" cast member Christy McGinity Gibel is in the hospital after a brutal attack by two of her cast mates.

The attack went down at Borderline Bar & Grill in Thousand Oaks, CA over the weekend while the cast was filming season 4. It's unclear what started the brawl, but Christy left with 2 brain contusions.

Christy couldn't shake the headache, so she checked herself into Cedars-Sinai Medical Center. 

No word on what triggered the brawl... our source says the ladies were drinking iced tea, so alcohol doesn't appear to be a factor. We haven't been told which cast members brawled with Christy.

We got Christy's husband Todd as they left the hospital. He says she'll pull through, but she'll feel the effects for months.

R&B Singer Christelle Avomo My Roommate Attacked Me With a Plant

1/17/2016 12:20 AM PST BY TMZ STAFF

0115-christelle-avomo-instaR&B singer Christelle Avomo got a restraining order against her roommate after the chick allegedly threw a plant at her. 

Christelle claims in legal docs the fight started after her roommate, Qui Qui, also a singer, falsely accused her of stealing a debit card. Things escalated, and Christelle says after the woman threw the plant, she threatened to knock her out with a glass candle holder. 

The R&B star says she called the cops and her roommate was arrested.

Christelle claims there was constant and ridiculous harassment. One, she says Qui Qui barged into her room at 5 AM and threatened her because of some issue with cigarettes.  

Here's the weird thing. Christelle got a restraining order keeping Qui Qui 100 yards from her. There's no mention if either woman moved, and if they didn't, that apartment better be big.

'Say Yes to the Dress' Shop Brawl Employee Sues ... I'm a Bloody Mess

1/15/2016 2:32 PM PST BY TMZ STAFF

0115-yes-to-the-dress-tlc-02update_graphic_red_bar5:15 PM PST -- A source close to productions confirms the two involved in the lawsuit had no affiliation with the show and have never been on it. update_grey_gray_barA guy with a bum kidney who worked at Kleinfeld Bridal -- the store featured on TLC's smash hit, "Say Yes to the Dress" -- claims he was savagely beaten on the stairs going into the store, and he's filed a bridal brutality suit.

William Martinez claims he worked for Kleinfeld from 2011 - 2014 and everything was hunky dory until his last year on the job, when he was hospitalized with kidney problems and it left him unable to do the various physical tasks he was assigned. 

Martinez says he went to one of the managers -- Manny -- and said he needed to be reassigned to clerical duties, but Manny kept making him do heavy lifting and later, told him to just "go the f*** home."

According to the lawsuit, Martinez told Manny he was going to file an HR complaint, and Manny responded by pushing him into a chair. Martinez finally left but when he came back he says Manny, with the help of a posse, took his cane away and beat the crap out of him.

Martinez says he was hospitalized and then fired by HR. 

He's suing under the Americans with Disabilities Act for all sorts of money.  

Nick Carter Arrest Bodycam Video ... Bouncers Attacked 'Like Navy SEALS!'

1/14/2016 9:41 AM PST BY TMZ STAFF

Nick Carter and his buddy claim they were repeatedly beat down by staffers at a Key West bar -- something they drunkenly tried to tell cops right before they got arrested.  

We got the bodycam video shot by a Key West officer outside Hog's Breath Saloon Wednesday night, where Nick and Michael Papayans blurted out their version of the fight.

Papayans admits they were relatively drunk (whatever that means), and that Nick popping off to a bouncer started the fight. Actually, it wasn't much of a fight the way he described it -- "They tackled me like they were f**king Navy SEALS or something."

Cops checked surveillance cams, and as we first reported ... busted both guys for misdemeanor battery.

The vid's kinda dark, but the audio is crystal clear ... especially when Papayans tries to drop Nick's name to the cop, and gets no reaction.  

Nick Carter Arrest DRUNKER THAN LIFE ... Fought Bouncer, Lost

1/14/2016 6:09 AM PST BY TMZ STAFF

0113-nick-carter-mugA wasted Nick Carter and his equally drunk friend got beat up by bar staff at a bar in Florida Wednesday night before getting arrested ... with Nick allegedly trying to choke a bouncer ... TMZ has learned.  

According to the police report, obtained by TMZ, bar staff told cops Carter and his pal Michael Papayans were HAMMERED when they arrived to the bar before 7 PM.  

Bar workers say they REFUSED to serve the guys -- and then kicked 'em out when they became angry with the bartenders. That's when things got violent.  

0113_nick_carter_police_tmz_wm-arrow-2Witnesses and staff told cops one of the guys tried to sucker punch an employee -- Papayans headbutted the bar manager -- and then Carter grabbed a bouncer BY THE THROAT!! 

So, what happens when you try to fight the bar? The bar wins. 

Cops say when they arrived on scene both guys were already restrained by staffers -- and Papayans had blood all over his hands, face and knees.  

Eventually, both men were arrested for battery -- Carter is still in custody. 

Tell me why??????


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