Big Sean broke off his engagement to Naya Rivera because he was scared off by her violent fits of anger and jealousy.
As we reported, the rapper announced yesterday he and Naya had called off their wedding -- we're told B.S. made the decision weeks ago after realizing his fiancee was way too controlling.
Our sources say Naya demanded to know where he was at all times and would threaten him by saying things like, "If you don't listen to what I say, I'll ruin your career."
We're told she was suspicious whenever Sean was with other women and would work herself up into jealous rages ... once breaking an expensive lamp during a rampage in his home.
We're also told Big Sean and Naya went to couples counseling -- which apparently worked because Sean realized how much he HATED being a couple ... and decided to get the hell out.
We've reached out to Naya's camp ... but so far, no response.
Big Sean to Naya Rivera
But I Didn't Jack Your Jewelry
4/9/2014 4:50 PM PDT BY TMZ STAFF
The split between Big Sean and Naya Rivera is already turning nasty -- with Naya accusing the rapper of stealing expensive jewelry from her house.
Sean's rep announced today that Sean had called off their engagement and wedding ... but insisted "recent rumors and accusations" had nothing to do with the breakup -- a reference to reports claiming he cheated.
Sources close to the couple tell TMZ ... the cheating rumors are 100% false and that Sean actually made the decision to call off the wedding weeks ago. We're told he thought Naya was too controlling and too jealous of the women he worked with and met on tour.
The "Glee" star took to Twitter today to accuse BS of thievery ... claiming he stole a pricey Rolex watch from her. But sources tell us the watch was Sean's in the first place -- he bought it for himself when he became successful. We're told Sean gave it to Naya to wear ... but it was never hers to keep.
So, Big Sean leaves the relationship with his watch, his enormous member ... and their potential to attract new women.
Cory Monteith Death Report
Injecting Heroin, Slamming Alcohol
10/2/2013 1:53 PM PDT BY TMZ STAFF
Cory Monteith was shooting heroin and downing champagne in his hotel room on the night of his death ... this according to the final coroner's report obtained by TMZ.
The "Glee" star was discovered alone in his hotel room in Vancouver, Canada on July 13 shortly after noon.
When responders arrived to the scene, they discovered a "spoon with drug residue and a used hypodermic needle."
They also found 2 empty champagne bottles and glasses.
The coroner lists Monteith's official cause of death as "mixed drug toxicity, involving intravenous heroin use combined with the ingestion of alcohol."
The report also notes that Cory "had a history of illicit drug use with intermittent periods of rehabilitation and of abstinence from drugs."
The coroner suggests that Cory's tolerance for substance abuse may have been lower than usual because he had stopped using since a rehab stint in April.
Monteith was 31.
If You Want Marriage Tips ...
I Got Nuthin'!
9/24/2013 3:00 PM PDT BY TMZ STAFF
When it comes to Jane Lynch and marriage ... she wants you to know the doctor is NOT in -- and yes, you can take that a couple of different ways.
We caught up with Jane outside her usual spot ... Kings Road Cafe, where she was chilling with Matt Sorum -- the Velvet Revolver drummer and soon-to-be groom -- and we've never seen her laugh this hard.
Jane absolutely busted up when we asked if she was giving Matt tips on achieving marital bliss. Her response is hysterical ... and maybe a little sad.
TMZ broke the story ... the "Glee" star is divorcing her wife, Dr. Lara Embry -- though she seems totally chill with the sitch in this clip.
Delivers Warts & All Tribute to Cory
Klugman's Son Be Damned
9/23/2013 12:50 AM PDT BY TMZ STAFF
ane Lynch just delivered a powerful tribute at the Emmys for her "Glee" costar Cory Monteith ... that definitely won't make Jack Klugman's son feel any better.
Jane pulled no punches during the speech ... reminding the audience Cory "wasn't perfect" -- and referred to his death as a reminder of the dangers of addiction.
Klugman's death was acknowledged later in the show during a montage.
'I'd Be Angry Too'
Over Klugman Diss
9/22/2013 2:07 PM PDT BY TMZ STAFF
Jane Lynch was shockingly candid today when we asked her how she felt about her "Glee" co-star Cory Monteith getting a special tribute while TV icon Jack Klugman is getting the bum's rush.
Jane was locked and loaded when we approached her ... and had clearly thought it through before she left home for Kings Road Cafe.
It seems Jane fully understands why Jack Klugman's son is so pissed.
Emmy Winner Peter MacNicol
Cory Tribute is Great
... For Drug Awareness
9/22/2013 12:50 PM PDT BY TMZ STAFF
Emmy winner Peter MacNicol is not buying what Jack Klugman's angry son is selling because Peter thinks the tribute to Cory Monteith could actually save lives.
MacNicol -- who won an Emmy for "Ally McBeal" and also starred in classics like "Ghostbusters II" and "Sophie's Choice" -- tells TMZ tonight's tribute to Cory will create enormous drug awareness and possibly reach thousands of teens on a path of destruction.
Peter doesn't think it matters that Cory died without a single Emmy. He says, "If we are going to get into a merit system based on longevity then we are in trouble."
Tell that to Adam Klugman -- who is furious that his 3-time Emmy winning deceased father is barely getting a mention at tonight's ceremony.
But MacNicol says, "The memoriam is not only to honor those who completed a full marathon."
Cory Monteith's Mom
Klugman's Son is Wrong
My Son Deserves This
9/22/2013 9:15 AM PDT BY TMZ STAFF
Cory Monteith's mom thinks Jack Klugman's son has it all wrong -- because Cory could have been the next Jack Klugman had he lived.
Ann McGregor thinks Adam Klugman is being unfair, telling TMZ her son is absolutely worthy of getting a special in memoriam honor at tonight's Emmy Awards ... even though Jack isn't getting one.
Ann tells us she believes you cannot judge worthiness by a person's age because her son was on a path of greatness -- not only with his acting and singing abilities ... but with the charitable work he did.
Ann tells us, "If he had lived 30 more years he would have accomplished much more."
Ann believes Adam Klugman is misdirected ... and thinks its coming from a place of a son who loves and misses his father.
FYI -- Ann isn't going to the Emmys tonight and won't even watch because she says it's too painful.
Honor a Drug Addict
Diss a TV Legend
9/22/2013 6:30 AM PDT BY TMZ STAFF
The suits who run the Emmys had to make a hard choice in deciding which dead actor to honor-- a TV icon who has won multiple Emmys, or a young actor with no Emmys who is now as famous for being a drug addict as a TV star. They chose door number 2.
It's interesting. We've spoken with several people who have won Emmys who are upset with the decision to give a special honor to Cory Monteith but not Jack Klugman, and they're all too scared to speak out ... for fear of some sort of retaliation.
Jack Klugman -- who has won 3 Emmys and starred in TV classics -- "The Odd Couple" and "Quincy M.E." -- has been overlooked and disrespected for special mention during tonight's ceremony. Instead ... Cory Monteith gets the honor. Jack's son thinks it's ridiculous and disrespectful, and he's right.
The Emmys are honoring 5 TV types who died in the last year -- 4 of whom have earned their stripes ... Jonathan Winters, Jean Stapleton, James Gandolfini, Gary David Goldberg -- and then there's Cory.
BTW ... Larry Hagman was also overlooked.
One TV type who has won multiple Emmys but wanted to remain anonymous scoffed and told TMZ, "Awards are like hemorrhoids. Eventually every asshole gets one."
'I Kinda Like Being Single'
9/15/2013 12:25 AM PDT BY TMZ STAFF
It's clear marriage wasn't right for Jane Lynch -- at least not now -- 'cause the "Glee" star tells TMZ she's really diggin' the single life at the moment.
The always friendly Lynch was out in Bev Hills the other day when we asked her if she's ready to meet some new ladies, now that a couple of months have passed since she and wife Lara Embry split up.
But Lynch says she's not sure she wants to jump back into a relationship -- telling us, "I kinda like being single."
Makes sense, considering Lynch's divorce recently turned nasty -- with Embry trying to nail Jane to the wall with more than $93k per month in spousal support.
With those kinda problems, single life kinda makes sense ... right?
I Still Believe in Gay Marriage
9/9/2013 5:40 PM PDT BY TMZ STAFF
Jane Lynch scoffs at the notion that gay people have hastily jumped into marriage ... this in the wake of what has become a contentious divorce between her and wife Lara Embry.
TMZ broke the story ... Embry is now trying to nail Jane to the wall with spousal support ... she wants more than $93k a month.
Embry says she wants Jane to support her in the lifestyle to which she has become accustomed during their 3 years of marriage. Shockingly, Jane isn't blanching at that.
Check out the video.
Estranged Wife Says
I Want More Money!
9/9/2013 10:06 AM PDT BY TMZ STAFF
Jane Lynch and Dr. Lara Embry's "amicable" divorce just turned "unfriendly" ... because Embry is making a full-court press for Jane's bank accounts -- to the tune of $93,809 a month in spousal support!
In new legal docs, obtained by TMZ, Embry says for the last 3 years, Jane's average monthly income has been $234,688. Embry also says when she married Lynch, Jane told her she had $400,000 in her savings and 401K combined, and owned her home.
Embry says of her "Glee" wife, "Her income, investments and assets increased dramatically with her newfound acting success."
Embry -- who says she wants Jane to support her in the lifestyle to which she gladly became accustomed -- says during their marriage Jane paid for everything, including lavish vacations.
Embry says she and Jane typically racked up $40k a month on their credit cards.
According to Embry's docs, she currently earns pennies, but still spends in the neighborhood of $40,900 per month -- including an average of $6,500 on clothes, $12,000 on entertainment/gifts/vacation, and $4,500 on eating out (hehe).
Sources tell us ... Jane is already providing Embry with support. In fact, Embry and her daughter are living in the house Jane bought and Jane temporarily moved elsewhere. But the house is a big sticking point. Embry says they sunk $3 mil into the house for renovations and from the docs it seems she either wants the house or a 50% cut.
Sources tell us the couple did not have a prenup, which means assets acquired during the marriage will probably be split 50/50.
Jane filed to end her three-year marriage to Lara in July, citing "irreconcilable differences." The two first met in 2009 at a fundraiser in San Francisco. They were married a year later in Massachusetts.
Jane said recently the financial negotiations have been friendly, adding, "It's just money." Right.
After Cory's Death
8/4/2013 12:41 AM PDT BY TMZ STAFF
Lea Michele had her first public outing after the tragic death of BF Cory Monteith ... to celebrate the birth of a friend's baby.
The "Glee" star has been grieving privately since news broke that Monteith had been found dead last month in a Vancouver hotel ... after OD'ing on heroin.
Lea went to the baby shower of her friend Jamie-Lynn Sigler ... dressed all in white.
Circle of life.