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Jason Momoa Buh-Buh-Buh-Baaad to da Freakin' Bone

5/11/2018 6:52 AM PDT

If looks could kill, then throw Jason Momoa's ass in jail right now ... cause HOT DAMN!!!

Aquaman was riding his motorcycle along the Malibu coast Thursday and Mr. Adonis actually outdid himself without having to flash his washboard abs or heart-melting smile. Jason's a motorcycle enthusiast, so it's no wonder he's got the bike gear down to a T.

Jason later pulled into a gas station and pumped some gas ... proving Jason can make even the most menial task look like art. And thank the mighty stars he pulled into the station ... cause he took off his helmet and flashed his mane and that smile.

BTW ... Jasons' gotta be the guy George Thorogood was singing about in "Bad to the Bone," right? One look at Jason riding his bike and no doubt dude's broken at least 1,000 hearts.

No word if nurses gathered around the day he was born. 

Hugh Jackman to Ryan Reynolds Wolverine in 'Deadpool 2?' That Ship's Sailed!!

5/11/2018 12:40 AM PDT
EXCLUSIVE

Hugh Jackman said it with a sexy grin but it still hurt like hell -- Wolverine will NOT appear in "Deadpool 2." A thousand apologies, Ryan Reynolds.

We got Logan himself in NYC on Thursday and pressed him about Ryan -- who plays Wade Wilson's alter ego, Deadpool -- still desperately trying to get him to hop on the Marvel flick crossover. Ryan said as much last week ... even though "Deadpool 2" is being released next Friday.

Hugh was asked about it on 'GMA' Thursday morning and straight-up said Ryan's coming off a little too thirsty ... saying, "Ryan ... back it up a little. Play a little hard to get. It's too much. It's not sexy."

But just hours later ... Hugh hammered the final nail in the coffin on the whole idea. Watch.

Kate Hudson Check Out My Blue Jean Baby

5/10/2018 11:35 AM PDT

Kate Hudson's upcoming role as a mother of three has a nickname now -- Denim Mom.

The actress showed off her growing baby bump while wearing a Canadian Tuxedo for a photo shoot in Malibu Wednesday. Kate rocked the ripped jeans look with a hat and red heels ... and was all smiles in a hot blonde wig.

She and her BF, Danny Fujikawa, announced last month they're having their first child together ... a girl.

Kate said it was the sickest she'd ever been during a first trimester ... so it's good to see she's feeling better -- and looking fantastic -- now.

The baby will be Kate's third -- she's got 2 sons, ages 14 and 6, from prior relationships with rockers Chris Robinson and Matt Bellamy respectively.

T.I. I Turned Down Grazer for Biopic!! But, Good for Gucci Mane?

5/10/2018 7:54 AM PDT
EXCLUSIVE

T.I. is tired of setting the record straight about his record in trap music, which probably explains why he's shading mega producer Brian Grazer's planned biopic on Gucci Mane.

We got T.I. out in Bev Hills Wednesday and asked him about Brian's big news -- he told us he's doing an "8 Mile"-style movie about Gucci because he sees the rapper as the "progenitor of trap music."

For starters, Tip dropped a bombshell, saying he turned down Brian's movie proposal way back in the day. Translation: Gucci's gettin' my trappy seconds!

As for the dispute about who's the true father of trap ... T.I. got pretty intense, calling it "idiocy" to even talk about it at this point. 

Progenitor (Google it) mic drop?

'Guardians of the Galaxy' Director My Characters Aren't Really Dead ... There are Sequels, Bro

5/9/2018 6:37 AM PDT
EXCLUSIVE

James Gunn just kinda (maybe) gave away a major spoiler about future 'Avengers' and 'Guardians of the Galaxy' movies and the fate of his presumably dead characters ... we think.

We got the 'Guardians' director Tuesday leaving LAX and asked if it's gonna be difficult to make the third installment to his own franchise now that Marvel may have killed off a majority of his cast in 'Infinity War.' BTW, this is a spoiler alert. If you haven't seen it yet ... oh well.

Lucky for you, though, James pretty much spills the beans here without so many words -- sequels are a-comin', and there's a lot more story left to tell. Translation for movie nerds ... Star-Lord and co. aren't REALLY dead, ya dope. They'll probably reintegrate in a year or so.

Speaking of killing off major characters, James tells us which famous one from the DC universe he'd rub out if given the chance. Hint ... it's Batman. Damn, we're bad at this.

Brian Grazer Pumped About Gucci Mane Movie 'Progenitor of Trap Music'

5/9/2018 8:28 AM PDT
EXCLUSIVE

Brian Grazer is doing an "8 Mile"-style movie about rapper Gucci Mane -- and tells TMZ he believes Gucci is the "progenitor of trap music."

Yeah, we had to look that word up too ... turns out, progenitor means creator or originator.

So, is that true? Is Gucci the godfather of trap? 

There are many people who believe T.I. and Young Jeezy could lay claim to the progenitor title, but Grazer's done his homework and clearly believes it's all Gucci, baby. 

We also asked Grazer how he felt about Halsey getting an "8 Mile"-style biopic.

Grazer has previously compared Gucci to Eminem ... saying they're both as authentic as it gets. 

Gucci's story is pretty amazing -- he grew up poor in Alabama, spent 3 years behind bars ... and still emerged as one of the most influential rappers of his era. 

Roman Polanski's Attorney Rips The Academy Lemme Fight My Case!!!

5/8/2018 11:59 AM PDT
Breaking News

Roman Polanski got a heavy dose of injustice when The Academy blatantly disregarded its own rules to give him the boot ... so says his attorney.

Harland W. Braun fired off a legal letter to The Academy -- obtained by TMZ -- outlining why The Academy wronged the director by expelling him, along with disgraced comedian Bill Cosby, without letting him present his case.

As we reported ... the The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences Board of Governors voted to expel him a week after Cosby was found guilty of sexual assault and is facing up to 30 years in prison.Braun doesn't take issue with the expulsion itself, but rather The Academy going around its own bylaws for how a member can be booted. Bottom line ... Polanski never got his due process.

Polansky, of course, remains a fugitive from justice in Europe for raping a 13-year-old girl 40 years ago in the U.S.

Harvey Weinstein I'm in Crisis, Duh!!! Cough Up My $300k

5/7/2018 4:04 PM PDT
EXCLUSIVE

Harvey Weinstein's rainy day has arrived -- it's more like a monsoon, really -- and he's insisting his insurance company cover his ass, because that's why he's been paying his premiums.

Weinstein's insurer, Chubb Indemnity Insurance Co., ran to court shortly after the movie mogul's world started collapsing ... asking a judge to sign off on its denial of coverage. Now, Weinstein is filing a countersuit.

In docs, obtained by TMZ, he says he and his former company, TWC, paid more than $1 million in premiums over 25 years preparing for the worst ... which has obviously come for Weinstein. He says one of his policies specifically promised him $300k in "crisis assistance" benefits.

How does the insurer define "crisis"? An event involving "significant adverse regional or national media coverage." Yeah, that checks out.

Weinstein is suing for the $300,000 in crisis cash ... plus other coverage he says Chubb owes him.

Tom Sizemore Sued Allegedly Molested 11-Year-Old Girl ... On 2003 Movie Set

5/7/2018 11:31 AM PDT

Tom Sizemore inappropriately touched an 11-year-old child actress who was working with him on a film in 2003, and it caused lifelong damage ... according to a new lawsuit.

Sizemore is being sued in Utah by Kiersten Pyke, who claims Sizemore groped her on set when she was 11 years old during production of the movie "Born Killers" -- in which they were both starring. The suit alleges Sizemore touched the girl underneath her underwear during a scene, and placed his finger in her private parts. This allegedly happened in the presence of about 20 people, including the girl's mother.

The lawsuit goes on to claim the woman suffered irreparable damage as a result of the alleged incident -- including mental, psychological, and emotional problems, substance addictions, PTSD, emotional instability ... and lots of other problems. 

According to the complaint, Sizemore was initially removed from the project after the allegation surfaced at the time -- but the alleged victim claims he was ultimately brought back to finish the movie ... and that she was the one who ended up getting the ax. 

The woman is seeking at least $3 million in damages. Sizemore denied the allegation last year when it first became public. We've reached out to his camp for comment on this latest development ... so far, no word back. 

Hulk Hogan Could I Beat Up Stallone? ... Duh.

5/7/2018 12:40 AM PDT
EXCLUSIVE

It's been 36 years since Rocky fought Thunderlips ... but we had to ask Hulk Hogan who wins in an old man rematch?! 

Hogan's still a workout fiend -- and his arms are still massive. But Sylvester Stallone ain't no punk -- his gym sessions are insane, too. 

So, when we got a rejuvenated Hulk out at LAX -- probably feeling so awesome because it looks like he'll be back with the WWE soon -- we asked if he thought he could beat up Stallone.

Before you guys call us messy ... Hogan kinda brought it up, barking at an autograph seeker who asked him to sign a pic of Stallone choking him from "Rocky III."

Check out Hogan's answer ... Hogan strongly suggested we should put our money on the man with the 24-inch pythons.

Megan Fox Washed Over Laundry Day

5/7/2018 6:44 AM PDT

Megan Fox is just like the rest of us ... ditching style for comfort on laundry day.

Megan was out in Louisiana on Sunday running errands that included a pit stop at Walmart to grab some laundry detergent. What's she doing in the Bayou state, ya might ask ... she's there filming "Think Like A Dog" with Josh Duhamel. Gumbo and Josh? Tasty.

The 'Transformers' star looked down to earth in yoga pants, a t-shirt, furry slippers and a pink Herschel backpack. Serious question, though ... couldn't she get a PA to run that errand?

Ken Jeong Helps Woman Who Suffered Seizure ... During His Stand-Up Set

5/6/2018 10:29 AM PDT
EXCLUSIVE

Ken Jeong often plays a doctor on TV, but his real-life medical training helped out tremendously when a woman suffered a seizure during his live show ... TMZ has learned.

Ken was doing a comedy set at Stand Up Live Saturday night in Phoenix, where a lady began seizing in the third row toward the beginning of the show. Eyewitnesses tell us Ken appeared to think it was a heckler, but the audience quickly made it clear she needed help.

As soon as he realized what was happening, we're told Ken hopped off the stage and rushed to the woman's aid. Sources say he cleared the area and attended to her while paramedics arrived. An audience member who was also an EMT assisted as well. Oh, and in case you didn't know ... Ken actually obtained his M.D. back in the '90s. So, he's legit.

Ken stayed with the woman until an ambulance arrived -- we're told at some point she regained consciousness while under his care and was brought back to her feet. She was eventually taken to a hospital, and Ken resumed the show. We're told he quickly addressed the situation, saying he was happy to be able to help ... and got a round of applause.

Paging "Dr. Ken" never sounded more serious. 

Bill Cosby, Roman Polanski Booted from The Academy

5/3/2018 11:49 AM PDT
Exclusive Details

1:54 PM PT -- Roman's attorney, Harland Braun, tells us both he and Polanski were never notified about the expulsion. Braun says according to the rules, The Academy should have notified them and then granted them up to 10 days to argue the removal, but that never happened here. 

Braun tells us he'd like to meet with The Academy to discuss the situation and take action from there. 

Bill Cosby and Roman Polanski have been expelled by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences after a vote by its Board of Governors.

Both Cosby and Polanski lost their Oscars memberships after the board met Tuesday night and decided to give them the boot "in accordance with the organization's Standard of Conduct."

According to the Academy ... "The Board continues to encourage ethical standards that require members to uphold the Academy’s values of respect for human dignity.”

The once-legendary TV dad was found guilty of sexual assault last week and is facing up to 30 years in prison.

Polanski remains a fugitive from justice in Europe for raping a 13-year-old girl 40 years ago in the U.S.

The expulsion of the disgraced comedian and film director isn't a first for the Academy -- it kicked Harvey Weinstein out of its Oscar club in October.

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