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Farrah Abraham MTV Bullied Me Over My Sexuality!!! I Just Want to Work Hard

2/22/2018 9:45 AM PST
EXCLUSIVE

Farrah Abraham says she's been bullied and ganged up on by MTV ... and the main reason she's suing is because she doesn't want her daughter to ever be treated that way.

Farrah was in L.A. Wednesday with her daughter, Sophia -- and a couple cute pups -- and she got into the lawsuit she filed against Viacom, MTV's parent company. She says it's no shocker she's going after them, after she was booted from 'Teen Mom.'

She insists she's on to better things now, but had to take a stand with MTV to set an example for her little girl. Sophia even voiced some support for her mom.

Farrah's suing for at least $5 million.

Kylie Jenner Snapchat Tweet Might've Cost Snap $1.3B!!!

2/22/2018 10:27 AM PST

Kylie Jenner's bitching about Snapchat might've inadvertently inflicted some pain ... in Snapchat's pockets.

The reality star tweeted Wednesday, saying she doesn't use the social media app at all or as much as she did before. And less than 24 hours after that tweet, Snapchat's shares tanked by as much as 7.2% ... equaling a whopping $1.3 BILLION loss. Coincidence?

No one can say for sure that her tweet caused the domino effect ... but Kylie does have a massive influence (she has a combined 128.5M followers on Twitter and Instagram) on Snapchat's coveted demographic -- 18 to 34 year olds. But analysts point to Snapchat's recent app redesign for SC's decline in active users, who HATE the redesign and forced SC to rethink things.

For what it's worth ... Kylie tweeted 11 minutes later professing her love for Snapchat. Too little, too late?    

Prince's Heirs Worried They'll Get Zilch Estate's Burning Cash Like Crazy!!!

2/22/2018 12:30 AM PST
EXCLUSIVE

Prince's estate is spending a ton of cash -- at times more than $600k PER MONTH -- and dropping that kinda loot has the singer's heirs worried they'll be left with nothing when it's their turn to collect.

Sources close to Prince's heirs tell TMZ ... they're dumbfounded at how much money it costs to manage the late singer's estate. We're told at the current burn rate, heirs feel there's gonna be close to nothing when it's time to distribute the inheritance.

According to docs -- obtained by TMZ -- Comerica's monthly fee to manage the estate is $125k per month. Comerica also hired the law firm Fredrikson & Byron P.A. to rep the estate in court (i.e. Prince's label suing Roc Nation), supervise and coordinate with accountants and advise on tax-related issues. Last November alone, the law firm billed more than $440k in fees and expenses.

The spending keeps going ... F&B then hired other attorneys to deal with trademarks, oversea litigation and services on deal proposals, among other things.

Comerica, for its part, has painstakingly broken down in more than 600 pages of invoices exactly where the money's going and why it costs so much to manage the estate, which is reportedly worth around $250 mil.

Sean Kingston Ordered to Cough Up $301k in Jewelry Lawsuit

2/21/2018 3:43 PM PST
EXCLUSIVE

Sean Kingston just picked up another L ... and it wasn't cheap.

The rapper's been ordered to pay $301,500 to NYC jeweler Aqua Master who sued him over 9 pieces of jewelry but was never paid. The items included 2 diamond necklaces, a few gold chains, a ring and 2 watches. 

Making matters worse, Aqua says Sean flaunted the pieces on his IG.

TMZ broke the story ... Aqua sued Sean back in 2016, but the rapper never responded to the lawsuit, so the judge issued a default judgment. Aqua says Sean made a halfhearted attempt to pay ... sending 2 checks. But they later bounced.

Sean's got issues with jewelers over the years. He was sued in Florida and had already been ordered to pay another jeweler in 2015.

Mark Cuban Worst Day Ever Fined $600k for Tanking

2/21/2018 1:06 PM PST
Breaking News

Mark Cuban was just fined $600k by the NBA for openly admitting to tanking ... less than 24 hours after a bombshell report was released exposing "predatory sexual behavior" in the Mavs' workplace.

"Dallas Mavericks owner Mark Cuban has been fined $600,000 for public statements detrimental to the NBA," the league said in a statement. 

Cuban made his tanking comments on Dr. J's podcast earlier this week, saying -- "I'm probably not supposed to say this, but I just had dinner with a bunch of our guys the other night ... and I said, 'Look, losing is our best option.'"

The fine's chump change for a billionaire like Cuban ... but the timing couldn't be worse.

Sports Illustrated published an article Tuesday night alleging crude sexual harassment on the part of former Mavs president and CEO Terdema Ussery. The article also claims a former writer for the Mavs' website kept his job despite committing multiple acts of domestic assault.

Both employees -- as well as the Mavs' head of HR -- are no longer with the team ... and Cuban has since hired an independent law firm to investigate.

Farrah Abraham Sues MTV Exec 'Sex Shamed' Me Over My Porn Career

2/21/2018 8:44 AM PST
Breaking News

Farrah Abraham says a 'Teen Mom' honcho ridiculed her for her adult film work, and she's not gonna take it laying down ... she's taking the whole company to court.

Farrah says she met with Morgan J. Freeman (no relation), an executive producer on "Teen Mom OG," at her home in Texas last October. In a lawsuit, she says Freeman harassed, humiliated and degraded her doing porn.

The 'Backdoor Teen Mom' star says Freeman went on to threaten her future career at MTV, and she "feared for her life" because he was hostile toward her. According to docs, obtained by TMZ, shortly after the meeting MTV fired Farrah from the remainder of the 'OG' season, and also pulled the plug on negotiations for a long-term deal.

MTV aired portions of Farrah and Freeman meeting in a preview for the current season -- it was clearly tense, but there was no mention of her porn career in the clip that aired.

Farrah's suing Freeman, Viacom -- MTV's parent company -- and a few smaller production companies for at least $5 million.

Mark Cuban Defended By 'Shark Tank' Partner ... 'No Problems Here'

2/21/2018 9:44 AM PST
EXCLUSIVE

One of Mark Cuban's "Shark Tank" business partners says the billionaire always acted like a consummate pro with her ... and she'd be SHOCKED if he really did know about the horrible things happening with the Dallas Mavs. 

We spoke with Raven Thomas who got Mark to invest in her gourmet food business -- The Painted Pretzel -- during a 2012 episode of "Shark Tank."

Thomas had nothing but positive things to say about her 6-year work relationship with Cuban -- and says he's always been a respectful partner and honorable business owner. 

In fact, Thomas says she was "shocked" by the allegations that the Mavs' front office was a nightmare for women ... saying, "I would be surprised, shocked if he had any knowledge of this and didn't do anything about it."

Thomas says she's also spoken with other people who work with Mark and has not heard anything negative about their experiences. 

"I have not heard one other entrepreneur say they've had a problem with [Mark] at all."

Cal Ripken Jr. Crazy Huge Estate ... Hitting Auction Block

2/21/2018 8:45 AM PST
Breaking News

Wanna own a home with its own baseball field, indoor basketball court, full gym ... and a private fishing pond?!!? 

Good news -- Cal Ripken Jr. is putting his incredible Maryland home on the auction block ... which means it could all be yours if you've got roughly $10 million to spend! 

Ripken initially put the 24-acre estate on the market for $12.5 mil back in 2016 -- but the price was just too damn high ... so Cal chopped the asking price down to $9.75 mil back in April 2017. 

Still, no takers -- but Cal's motivated to sell ... so he's bringing the home to auction with no reserve on May 12. 

Here are the highlights ... the home is roughly 22,000 square feet and has 6 bedrooms, 15 bathrooms, a home theater, 10-person spa, private hiking trails, pool and a kitchen that can fit 100 people!

Oh, and the baseball field has a private locker room with a training area and a batting cage! 

Drake How Do I Top Giving Away 7 Figures? Just Stick to the Plan, G ...

2/21/2018 6:34 AM PST
EXCLUSIVE

Drake says giving away nearly $1 million during his recent music video shoot was one of the best things he's ever done ... and now he's contemplating how to beat that.

We pulled up on Drizzy Tuesday night leaving The Nice Guy -- not to cuddle, but to ask him how he felt donating $996,631.90 to various families and orgs in his video for "God's Plan."

He tells us it's by far the greatest thing he's done for others -- probably in his whole life, in fact. Now the million-dollar question ... how the hell do you top something like that?

Drake's got an idea on how to keep the good deeds going. And by the looks of his new $2.5 million LaFerrari that he rolled away in ... we'll go out on a limb and say he can afford it.

Got to love the Drake ... but only partly.

Floyd Mayweather Flosses Another Insanely Expensive Watch

2/21/2018 6:56 AM PST

Stop us if you've heard this one before ... 

Floyd Mayweather hit up a crazy expensive restaurant sporting a crazy expensive watch -- and couldn't wait to show off his jewelry on camera!

This time, Floyd -- surrounded by his TMT bodyguards -- was in the mood for fancy Chinese food at Mr Chow in Bev Hills ... and on the way out it, he let his blinged-out wrist do the talking. 

As we've previously reported, Mayweather has an insane watch collection -- including a $2 MILLION diamond-covered timepiece ... which he showed off back in 2016. 

He also bought a $1.1 million diamond-covered Hublot watch during a shopping spree at a mall in Dubai back in 2015. It's one of the most expensive watches in the world. 

No word if the watch he rocked on Tuesday is brand new or an old favorite -- but one thing's for sure ... it's expensive.

Aldon Smith I Can't Afford Child Support Payments ... Without NFL Job

2/21/2018 12:20 AM PST
EXCLUSIVE

NFL superstar Aldon Smith is begging a judge to drastically reduce his child support obligations immediately ... claiming he can't keep up the high payments while suspended by the league. 

28-year-old Smith hasn't played a snap in the NFL since 2015 -- when he was suspended for a hit and run arrest in which cops say he was also drunk. Smith says he's currently awaiting reinstatement. 

The issue ... back in 2013, Smith was ordered to pay $9,007 per month in child support to his baby mama for their now 5-year-old son. 

He has since fallen behind almost $79,000 in payments -- and he's concerned it's only going to get worse unless the judge cuts him a break. 

Smith says, at the time the child support amount was determined, he was making $3 million per year ($250k per month) ... so he could easily afford the payments. But things have changed ... 

"I have had no income since November 2015," Smith states in court docs obtained by TMZ Sports ... "I have done my best to stay current, but without an income I have fallen behind."

One source connected to the case tell TMZ Sports ... Smith is full of crap and continues to live a lavish lifestyle while blowing off child support.

It's possible Smith could be reinstated in the next couple of months -- which would definitely be a factor since the case is due back in court in May. 

'Dumb and Dumber' Mini Bike Sells for $50k To Lucky Single Guy

2/21/2018 12:10 AM PST
Exclusive Details

Just when you thought the sale of the "Dumb and Dumber" mini bike couldn't possibly be any dumber, it was.

The hog featured in the classic 1994 comedy, and used to get Lloyd and Harry to Aspen ... hauled in $50,000 for the Houston man who sold it on eBay to fortify his kid's college fund. Considering the opening bid was $8,500 ... nice work, Dad.

The new owner is Todd Lyons from New York, who tells us one of his friends told him he wanted to bid on it, but his wife lowered the boom. Todd had no one dissuading him, so he went for it. Three cheers for bachelorhood!

As we reported ... the mini bike was one of 2 used in the film, specifically in all the close-up riding scenes with Jim Carrey and Jeff Daniels.

Todd tells us he was 13 when he first saw the flick with his buddy, so he's thrilled to own a piece of it ... which he will proudly display on his wall.

Kevin Hart I Didn't Pay at Epic Comedians Dinner But, I'll Tell You Who Did

2/20/2018 5:14 PM PST
EXCLUSIVE

Kevin Hart says he's got a foolproof plan to avoid picking up the check at epic dinners like the one he had with Eddie Murphy and Dave Chappelle -- and he also revealed who DID pay.

We got Kev Tuesday leaving the gym in Encino, and had to ask about the all-star comedy summit he attended Monday night at Mastro's Steakhouse -- Eddie, Dave, Chris Rock, Chris Tucker ... and Usher and Dwyane Wade, too. 

Kevin explained why the boss move is offering to pick up the check before anyone else does -- and it's not because you WANT to pay. It's a good tip. Pun fully intended.

But best of all ... he told us which comedy legend threw down his Black Card (we're guessing) to cover the meal.  We got most of the crew right after the meal, when they were all in great spirits, and now we know why -- the person who paid was NOT with them.

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