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Black-ish Child Stars

Making Laughs

and Mega Moola

1/11/2015 12:15 AM PST BY TMZ STAFF
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"Black-ish" stars Marcus Scribner and Miles Brown make way more money in real life than their upper middle class parents do on the show -- they're pulling in major bank.

The 15-year-old Marcus and 9-year-old Miles play brothers Andre Jr. and Jack respectively -- but no rivalry here -- for Season 1, both scored $12,500/episode ... and every year the show's renewed they're looking at a 4% raise in their allowance. 

If the show's a hit, by the seventh season they'll each be pocketing $16K/episode ... boom-ish.

Get your kids into acting, NOW.

Lil Boosie

Stop Hatin' ...

The Pic's Legit And I Got Proof

1/9/2015 10:11 AM PST BY TMZ STAFF
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Shut it ... rapper Lil Boosie has video proof for all the haters who say he Photoshopped the XMAS hangout sesh with his kids. 

As TMZ previously reported ... Boosie took a lot of heat this week. He's adamantly denied doctoring pics of himself to make it look like he'd spent Christmas with his kids. This video makes it clear ... he was truth-telling.

Boosie's clearly laying in the same position and the kid -- Michael Jordan Hatch -- is striking the same pose ... and the rest of the kids? They're in the room showing dad love too. 

What you got now, Internet?

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Lil Boosie

I Was With My Kids on XMAS

Pic is NOT Photoshopped

1/9/2015 12:30 AM PST BY TMZ STAFF
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Lil Boosie Photoshop KidLil Boosie is outraged people think he abandoned his kids on XMAS day and then had the audacity to deceive people into thinking they were with him courtesy of Photoshop. 

Boosie posted the pic last week featuring 4-year-old Michael Jordan ... and a lot of people thought it just didn't look real. 


We're told it was taken by a professional photog ... which is why the lighting looks better than normal. But Boosie insists the kid was front and center with him at his New Orleans digs. He says 6 of his other bambinos were there as well.

Still, we gotta ask ...

'Vacation' Reboot Child Actors

Trippin' Out

and Gettin' Paid

1/9/2015 12:20 AM PST BY TMZ STAFF
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0108-steele-stebbins-catherine-missal-twitter "Vacation" actors Steele Stebbins and Catherine Missal will have plenty of spending money on their next road trip ... the child stars are making bank on the famous franchise reboot. 

Clark would be proud ... the 11-year-old Stebbins is getting $65K to play Rusty Griswold's (Ed Helms) youngest son, Kevin ... if producers go for a sequel he'll land another $150K.

Missal -- who's just 15 -- is looking at a more modest $15,600 to play Adena -- no doubt a love interest for one of the two Griswold boys.

The best part ... they probably have no idea what Wally World is ... neither kid was even alive for the first four National Lampoon Vacation flicks.
  

Kylie Jenner

Calm Down Internet ...

It's Just a Push-Up Bra

1/8/2015 10:50 AM PST BY TMZ STAFF
EXCLUSIVE

Kylie Jenner Boob JobKylie Jenner is scoffing at reports she got a boob job ... she's saying her busty Instagram photo is just the work of a fancy bra.

Our Kardashians sources say Kylie bought a new Victoria's Secret bra -- called Bombshell -- which increases your bust by 2 cup sizes. It's the bra Taylor Swift wore at the Victoria's Secret Fashion Show.

There are reports Bruce is upset over Kris allowing Kylie to get plastic surgery, but it's not true because she didn't go under the knife.

And, we're told Kris, Kim, Khloe and Kourtney thought the bra made Kylie look so good they ordered some for themselves.

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Ludacris

Baby Mama Says Marriage is a

Cheap Trick to Win Custody

1/8/2015 12:40 AM PST BY TMZ STAFF
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Ludacris Child CustodyLudacris' hastily arranged marriage is a cheap trick in his attempt to gain full custody of his daughter ... so says a source close to his baby mama.

We're told Luda's baby mama, Tamika Fuller, thinks Luda wants to show the judge in their custody fight that he now has a stable, loving household ... more conducive to child-rearing than the home of single mom Tamika. She fears a Georgia judge could actually buy what Luda's selling.

As we reported ... Luda abruptly proposed to GF Eudoxie during the XMAS holidays and married her the very same day. Tamika thinks it was all just a ploy.

Luda is gunning to win full custody of their 1-year-old daughter Cai. He claims he's a better parent and has the means to provide her with a better life.

Tamika thinks it's a crass ploy to avoid paying $7,000 a month in child support. 

The courtroom fireworks begin later this month.

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Disney Star Bella Thorne

17-year-old Shakin' Up

Very Big Money

1/8/2015 12:30 AM PST BY TMZ STAFF
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Bella Thorne is best known for starring in Disney's "Shake It Up" ... but to her friends she's probably now known as the one you hit up for money.

The 17-year-old is scoring a bundle in her upcoming flick, "The Duff." According to court docs -- obtained by TMZ -- Bella will get $100K for her role as Madison in the new teen comedy. If it's a hit she could triple her haul.

And get this ... if the movie grosses more than $60M she stands to make another $200K in bonuses.

Next time you get lunch, she's totally buying.
 

'Thicker Than Water' Star

My Kid Went from Truant

To Honor Student

1/6/2015 12:30 AM PST BY TMZ STAFF
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Brooklyn Tankard -- one of the stars of Bravo's "Thicker than Water" -- is proving everyone wrong after she was arrested last year for allowing her kid to skip school ... because the kid is now a scholastic star.

A judge ordered Brooklyn to become a more serious parent, monitoring her daughter's homework and school attendance, and apparently it paid off.

11-year-old Diamond just made the honor roll in her 6th grade class.

It's a big turnaround ... Brooklyn's arrest followed 16 unexcused absences and 35 unexcused tardies. Authorities felt Brooklyn was enabling the kid to become a truant.

She got schooled!

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'Geostorm' Child Actress

Only 10 But

Making It Rain

1/6/2015 12:20 AM PST BY TMZ STAFF
EXCLUSIVE

Sterling Jerins Geostorm Salary There's nothing sci-fi about Sterling Jerins' payday in the upcoming Gerard Butler blockbuster "Geostorm" ... it's real, and it's big.

Producers are handing the 10-year-old actress $125K for her role as Hannah in the flick -- she'll also have plenty of privacy off set in her trailer -- one half of a huge WiFi ready "double-banger." 

If you don't know her name you will -- the young star best known for roles in the show "Deception" and Brad Pitt's "World War Z" will be getting shared billing with her co-stars.

She's learning the ropes fast.

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'Frozen' Star

Gets Primo Cash for Elsa Comeback

1/3/2015 12:30 AM PST BY TMZ STAFF
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Eva Bella Elsa DollWhatever you're making per hour can't match what "Frozen" star Eva Bella made to reprise her voice over duties for a new doll. Not even close.   

Disney pulled the 11-year-old voice of Young Elsa back into the fold to work on its Winter Glow Toddler Elsa talking doll. According to her contract, the whole recording session only took an hour -- but Eva still hauled in about $1700 for the brief gig. 

Now, that's an ice block of cash! 

No wonder the damn doll's always giggling.
 

Kevin Smith

Job Insecurity ...

Daughter Could Have Axed Him

1/2/2015 12:40 AM PST BY TMZ STAFF
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had to be very careful not to piss off his daughter Harley Quinn Smith -- the teen actress had the power to send Daddy packing as director of their upcoming film. 

Harley's contract for her role in "Yoga Hosers" shows she wasn't paid huge money -- the standard SAG rate -- but the real juice is the 15-year-old clearly has a kick ass agent.

Harley's deal for the flick actually gave her the right to approve the director ... meaning she had to sign off on her own dad -- which she wisely did.

For the record ... Kevin had the right to approve her too. Again ... dad's no dummy.

Takeaway for Harley: don't bite the hand that conceives you. 

Amber Rose

Applauds Brad & Angelina for

Raising a 'TransKid'

12/31/2014 10:40 AM PST BY TMZ STAFF

1231_amber_rose_shiloh-pitt_tmz_gettyAmber Rose showed her support for Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie's parenting by posting a pic of their daughter -- dressed in a suit and tie -- and praising them for supporting Shiloh's desire to be a boy. 

Amber captioned her Instagram "How gorgeous is John Jolie Pitt?" The image she used is Shiloh at one of Angelina's recent premieres.

Both Brad and Angelina have said Shiloh thinks of herself as a boy, wants boy haircuts, and wants to wear boys clothing. They've also said she prefers to be called John.

Amber continued gushing ... "Born into the perfect family for him." Her only misstep might have been tacking on, "#TransKids" -- a term neither Brad or Angie has ever used publicly. 

So, we gotta ask ...

David Robinson

FIRED UP

After Son's ND Team Beats LSU

12/31/2014 6:09 AM PST BY TMZ STAFF
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123114_david_robinson_launch"The Admiral" is pleased ... and not just because he watched his son's Notre Dame football team beat LSU Tuesday night -- he's also pumped that his youngest boy just committed to play basketball to Duke! 

David Robinson was leaving LP Field in Nashville where ND defeated LSU 31-28 in the Music City Bowl ... and was clearly excited for his son Corey Robinson, a sophomore WR on the team. 

"I'm feeling GREAT! Are you kidding me?! Did you see that game?" 

But the best part of the video ... at the very beginning of the clip, you can hear Robinson telling another man about his youngest son Justin, who just committed to walk-on to the Duke basketball team. 

"It's going to be a long process for him and everything ... and I told him, I said, "You know what, don't ever get discouraged. There's no one like you in the world."

There's more and it's pretty great. Meantime, check out Justin's skills ... not bad. 

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