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Britt McHenry

Tow Truck Company Fires Back

'It's Your Own Damn Fault'

4/16/2015 4:26 PM PDT BY TMZ STAFF
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0416_britt-mchenry_advanced_twitterThe woman on the receiving end of Britt McHenry's impound lot tirade is praised by her bosses -- who say they're PROUD of the way the employee kept her cool amid the ESPN reporter's attacks. 

As we previously reported, McHenry exploded on the impound lot attendant -- calling her an unattractive, uneducated loser. It was nasty evil stuff. 

TMZ Sports spoke with the manager of Advanced Towing in Arlington, Virginia who says ... "It's unfortunate that [our employee] had to withstand that."

"It wasn't [our employee's fault] that Britt's car was towed. It's her own fault. She was in the wrong. That's why she was towed."

"Now people can see what really happened. Sometimes you have to own up to your own actions."

As for the employee, the manager says -- "She's the kind of person we try to employ here. She handled this the right way. She kept her cool the whole time."

Britt has since apologized and ESPN has suspended her for a week. 

So, how did the tow company feel about her punishment? 

"Honestly, it doesn't matter what happens to her. It's irrelevant to us."

'Love & Hip Hop' Star Jhonni Blaze

Co-Star Throws Shade ...

Helps Spread Stripper Fight Vid

4/16/2015 12:41 PM PDT BY TMZ STAFF

What do you think "Love & Hip Hop: New York" star Jhonni Blaze is more pissed about -- the fact a video of her catching an ass whupping is going viral ... or the fact one of her co-stars helped spread it?

The video is from Jhonni's stripper days back in Houston ... a few years ago, and shows her in an epic fight with another stripper. All you need to know is Jhonni (who used to bang Drake) is the one on the ground ... so the clip is far from flattering to her.

As for why the video just surfaced ... Jhonni recently talked smack about being a badass on the 'LHHNY' reunion show -- so a fan of Moniece Slaughter (Jhonni's nemesis) dug up the clip to shame JB. Moniece was delighted and even reposted the clip ... though she eventually deleted it.

In the end, it doesn't really matter why -- it's a great video. Watch and enjoy.

Chanel West Coast

Throws Epic Tantrum

After Coachella Denial

4/15/2015 12:22 PM PDT BY TMZ STAFF

Chanel West Coast pulled a Justin Bieber at Coachella -- minus the chokehold -- and flipped out on camera when security guards turned her away from a VIP area.

According to our sources, the rapper and "Ridiculousness" star was with her boyfriend and another friend Saturday when they tried to get into the "artist's entrance" area, which of course requires a special wristband.

Problem was ... she had the wristband, her boyfriend had the wristband, but the friend did not. Security wouldn't give in, despite Chanel dropping Drake's name and Young Money (that's her label).  

She stormed off, but Chanel tells us she and her friends did make it through the proper entrance a short time later, and partied the night away.



Police Club Suspected DUI Motorist

4/14/2015 1:00 AM PDT BY TMZ STAFF

A man charged with drunk driving was brutally clubbed by Chico, CA cops ... and some of it was caught on video.

Sean Reardon claims he was driving on February 18th at around 9:40 PM when he was pulled over for a broken tail light and expired tags. Reardon, who has filed a claim against the city, claims he was tackled to the pavement without provocation on his part and then struck "multiple times with extreme violence, with a baton, club or stick without provocation."

Reardon, who is white, says in the claim he was "hog-tied," thrown into a van and taken to the hospital. He says he suffered acute respiratory failure when he arrived and was put on a ventilator. He was in ICU for 4 days. He says he also suffered multiple broken bones, including ribs, nose and sternum.  

Speaking on behalf of police, the Butte County Chief Deputy D.A. tells us ... Reardon had a warrant for failing to appear on a gun charge -- and attempted to flee when he was pulled over. He says when officers caught up to him, Reardon refused to show his hands and kept them at his waist band. A police incident log says, "Blue vehicle westbound. The subject foot bailed from vehicle. Resisting."

The chief deputy D.A. says the officers used force to get Reardon to cooperate. He adds Reardon's BAC was .14 -- almost twice the legal limit -- and also had methamphetamine and cocaine in his blood.

Reardon, who is repped by Ashley Amerio, was charged with evading a peace officer, DUI, DUI with alcohol or drugs within 10 years of a prior, and resisting an executive officer -- all felonies.

Reardon pled not guilty and is on a no bail hold, because he's on probation for the prior DUI.

Olivier Martinez

No Criminal Charges

In Car Seat Assault Case

4/14/2015 12:40 AM PDT BY TMZ STAFF

0413_olivier-martinez_tmzOlivier Martinez has dodged a bullet ... he will NOT be criminally prosecuted for slamming a baby car seat into an airport employee at LAX.

Law enforcement sources tell TMZ, the L.A. City Attorney will conduct an office hearing where Martinez and the LAX employee will tell their sides, and then Halle Berry's husband will probably get a warning and the case will be closed. The hearing officer could make anger management part of the deal.

You'll recall, Halle, Olivier and Nahla had just arrived at the Tom Bradley International Terminal in January when the employee tried playing amateur photog, which pissed off Olivier. He took the empty car seat and rammed it into the employee, causing him to fall backward. 

Riff Raff

Round Two ...

Bodyguards Obliterate Another Ballsy Fan

4/13/2015 12:18 PM PDT BY TMZ STAFF
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Riff Raff's bodyguards threw another gutsy fan a clue to staying offstage ... by violently throwing him back into the crowd like a rag doll.

Riff Raff was at Elektricty in Pontiac, MI on Saturday night, when an overexcited fan jumped onstage and laid hands on the man, a huge no-no that Riff's GIANT bodyguard quickly fixed.

It's no secret ... Riff's crew has the green light to manhandle dudes who jump onstage like it's street league football ... but chicks with jugs are still free to bounce.

The guy they pummeled -- Adam -- says he knew a beatdown was coming, but even though security dragged him out by his neck, leaving him battered and bruised, he doesn't plan to sue.

Way to cool it down, son.

The Game

Allegedly Attacks Another Guy

Connected to Basketball Brawl

4/12/2015 7:36 AM PDT BY TMZ STAFF

The Game allegedly attacked a photog who was part of a team serving him with a lawsuit for allegedly assaulting a cop ... lots of allegeds here.

TMZ broke the story ... Game got into it with an off duty cop during a basketball game last month and sucker punched the guy.  The cop has sued game, claiming the punch may have caused brain damage.

But lawsuits must get served, so Saturday afternoon a process server went to Game's Calabasas home to get the job done.  He brought along a guy to record the service on video.

Apparently Game didn't much like the spotlight, because the photog says the rapper attacked him, pushing him to the ground.

The guy called 911, cops rushed over but by that time Game was gone.  So the photog filed a police report for battery.

Basketball ... not always fun.

'Rica Famosa Latina' Stars

Hardcore Jiu-Jitsu Training

... At Famed MMA Gym

4/11/2015 12:25 AM PDT BY TMZ STAFF

0408-rica-famosa-latina-hot-girls-karate-TMZSPORTS-01With so much violence on reality TV, the chicks from "Rica Famosa Latina" have decided to get the upper hand -- by training in jiu jitsu at an MMA gym where Ronda Rousey gets down!! 

It's no joke ... after the massive BRAWL at the premiere party last year (video below) Sandra Vidal and Victoria Del Rosal decided it was probably time to learn how to fight. 

So, they hit up the famous Gracie Barra Burbank Monday for some real deal training in grappling ... since most reality show fights end up on the ground anyway. 

FYI -- the gym is owned by ex-UFC fighter Alberto Crane ... and they don't mess around at this place. 

We're told the ladies learned everything from punch defense to rear-naked chokes ... and their trainer Donny says they were "pretty good" for having no formal training. 

Senoritas ... you've been warned. 


Rich Homie Quan

Surrenders to Cops

Booked for Assaulting Bouncer

4/8/2015 1:56 PM PDT BY TMZ STAFF
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Rich Homie Quan is in custody now after surrendering to cops for allegedly brutalizing a nightclub bouncer.

Quan showed up at the Miami Beach PD Wednesday afternoon for booking on misdemeanor battery.

As TMZ previously reported, a security guard at LIV nightclub in Miami claimed RHQ and a few his boys beat him down after they were denied VIP entry into the club. The guard says before he got punched Quan screamed, "I'm Rich Homie Quan and I'm a rich millionaire, bitch."

Cops say Quan fled the scene, jumped on a nearby speedboat and took off. Quan says he was actually on a yacht the entire time, claiming the allegations are bogus.


Marilyn Manson

Punch Me, I'll Sue You!

Vows Revenge for Denny's Fight

4/7/2015 1:32 PM PDT BY TMZ STAFF

Marilyn Manson Suing FightMarilyn Manson flatly denies instigating the fight that went down in a Canadian Denny's ... in fact, he claims he got sucker punched and plans to sue the guy who allegedly socked him.

Manson's manager tells TMZ the rocker was enjoying his late night meal when two girls approached him and asked for a photo. Manson says he obliged and never called either woman a "bitch" ... as witnesses have claimed

Marilyn says the guy came out of nowhere and hit him in the face. Manson says his security grabbed the guy, who then began screaming about blowing up Manson's next concert. 

Manson also claims the attacker elbowed his makeup artist in her face. He says they're both going back to cops in Alberta to press charges. 

Marilyn Manson

Grand Slammed

in the Face at Denny's

4/7/2015 8:19 AM PDT BY TMZ STAFF
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Marilyn Manson FightGoth rocker Marilyn Manson got more than two pancakes, two eggs, two pieces of bacon and two sausage links during a trip to Denny's this past weekend ... he allegedly got clocked in the face!

According to our sources, Manson had a concert in Alberta, Canada on Saturday night and hit up a local Denny's around 2 AM. We're told Manson got into an argument with a group at another table, and at some point allegedly called a guy's gf a bitch.  

The guy was pissed, and we're told he responded by punching Manson in the face.

Police confirm there was a disturbance at Denny's that night, but no charges were filed and the case is closed.

We've reached out to Manson, and he's going on the attack for what he calls a "sucker punch."


Violence After Rapper Thrown Off Stage

... By a Fan!!!

4/4/2015 7:06 AM PDT BY TMZ STAFF

Rapper Plies got viciously thrown to the ground by a fan, right in the middle of his concert.

The "Becky" rapper was performing Friday night in Tallahassee, FL and invited the fan on stage.  

But things turned real ugly real fast, when the fan got way too close to Plies.  You hear the rapper warn the guy he's in his space, and then the fan snaps -- apparently he felt Plies was embarrassing him.

The fan then bear hugs the rapper and throws him off the stage.  Everyone then goes insane.

The fan was thrown out of the building, courtesy of security.  The crazy part ... Plies got right back up on stage and continued rapping as fights were breaking out in the crowd.

The attacker went home and started uploading videos ... explaining his side.  

Riff Raff

My Stage Is a

No Guy Zone!

4/3/2015 12:26 PM PDT BY TMZ STAFF

Riff Raff's bodyguards are under strict orders ... annihilate any guy that tries to get onstage with him ... but hot chicks have a free pass!

Under his guidance, Raff says his bodyguards have free reign to destroy any male who rushes the stage, and he is totally fine with what happened to the guy last week in Houston. As Raff puts it, "If a dude jumps onstage, they volunteer themselves to play NFL street football."

But the rules are the exact opposite when it comes to women. Raff explains, "If you’re a hot chick onstage, it's cool if you come on with your jugs bouncing."

R-squared did not elaborate on who would determine if you're hot -- so, 5s and 6s beware?

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