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Kim Kardashian Uncle Came to Brandy's Rescue

6/5/2017 12:40 AM PDT
EXCLUSIVE

Brandy took a pill after boarding a Delta flight from L.A. to NYC and then just passed out cold -- so claims a passenger who was sitting next to her.

TMZ broke the story ... Brandy fell into unconsciousness as the plane was taxiing to the runway, setting off emergency protocol. As the plane turned back to the terminal, passengers and flight attendants scrambled to help her ... some screaming, "Is there a doctor on the plane?"

Turns out there was ... and this will floor you. The physician who came to the rescue was Kim Kardashian's uncle. He tended to her until paramedics boarded the flight.

In case it escaped you ... Kim's uncle raced to help Ray J's sister. Do we have to paint you a picture?

As we reported, Brandy was taken to a hospital where she's going to be okay.

As they say at Disney, it's a small world after all.

Lionel Richie's Bassist Stabs Himself Repeatedly After Ingesting Edibles

6/4/2017 1:00 AM PDT
EXCLUSIVE

Lionel Richie's bassist had a horrific reaction after eating edibles ... as in he repeatedly stabbed himself.

Law enforcement sources tell us a 911 call came in at around 10 PM Tuesday ... the caller reporting a stabbing victim. Paramedics rushed to a San Fernando Valley apartment where they found Ethan Farmer bleeding profusely.

We're told Farmer -- who's also toured with New Kids on the Block -- had eaten either pot brownies or cookies and went off the rails, stabbing himself all over his body.

Turns out, the 42-year-old had some friends over and they were chowing down on edibles when Farmer suddenly turned violent on himself.

He was taken to a hospital where he remains as of Friday night. We don't know his condition.

We spoke to Ethan but he wouldn't say anything about the incident other than that he's recovering.

Brandy Back Home, Recovering ... Ray J Says She Pushed It to Limit

6/2/2017 3:12 PM PDT
EXCLUSIVE

Brandy Norwood is gonna be just fine after her medical emergency at LAX ... according to her brother, Ray J, who's stepping up for her while she recovers.

We just got Ray at LAX and he gave us the update on Brandy's health scare, telling us she was totally burned out after one too many work trips. He admits he's no doctor when it comes to a specific diagnosis ... but he does have a plan to help her get back on her feet.

TMZ broke the story ... Brandy fell unconscious aboard a Delta flight Friday morning. EMTs took her off the plane and rushed her to a hospital. Her camp echoed Ray J, saying she was just stressed and overworked.

BTW, Ray was flying out of town to fill in for Brandy at a fan convention she was attending this weekend. Way to go, lil bro.

Brandy Unconscious on Delta Flight Rushed to Hospital

6/2/2017 7:43 AM PDT
EXCLUSIVE

1:15 PM PT -- Brandy has been released from the hospital. A rep for the singer told the AP, "The stress of all of the traveling and working so incessantly has exhausted her. She will be relaxing for the next few days."Brandy Norwood fell into unconsciousness on a Delta flight that was about to take off ... and paramedics rushed to the scene to administer help ... TMZ has learned.

Law enforcement sources tell us Brandy was on a Delta flight early Friday from LAX to JFK. Before the plane pulled out of the gate Brandy lost consciousness and passengers and flight attendants scrambled to help her.

We're told Delta contacted the L.A. City Fire Dept. and paramedics arrived quickly and removed Brandy from the plane. We're told she regained full consciousness while she was being treated on the jetway.

Our sources say Brandy was stable and taken to the hospital.

Story developing ...

'The Texas Chain Saw Massacre' Director's Face Allegedly Bashed By Ex-GF 38 Years Younger

6/1/2017 12:30 AM PDT
EXCLUSIVE

Tobe Hooper -- director of the iconic horror film "The Texas Chain Saw Massacre" -- got beat up by his ex and has the bruises to prove it ... according to new legal docs.

The 74-year-old was allegedly attacked by 36-year-old Rebecca Hodges 2 weeks ago, and was left with a battered face. Hooper claims there was another altercation in April where Hodges also punched him in the face.

According to the docs ... the 2 used to date and live together, and Hooper's accusations against Hodges were enough to get a judge to order her to stay 100 yards away from him.

We tried to contact Hodges ... no luck so far.

Tim McGraw Female Fan Falls Hard at Concert

5/29/2017 7:06 AM PDT

Tim McGraw slayed at his concert over the weekend ... and one of the casualties was a chick in the audience he accidentally laid flat.

Tim was making his big entrance at the Tacoma Dome in Washington Saturday night when a female fan got in his path and hit the concrete floor ... and hard. From what we can see, she was no worse for wear ... a security guard checked her and she seemed fine.

You may recall another incident back in 2014 ... when Tim slapped a woman during an Atlanta concert who looked like she was either grabbing for his jeans or his junk.

Indy 500 Crazy Car Crash Drivers Walk Away OK

5/28/2017 12:05 PM PDT

Two drivers in the Indy 500 were lucky to walk away -- let alone be alive -- after a super gnarly crash that flipped one vehicle over multiple times.

Racers Scott Dixon and Jay Howard collided into one another Sunday during the Indy 500 race in Indianapolis ... which sent Scott's car flying into the side rails and tore it to pieces.

After getting checked out by docs onsite ... both drivers were surprisingly left unscathed. 

Scott was also in good spirits afterward in what could have been a deadly moment.

'RHOBH' Star Erika Jayne Having Surgery for 'DWTS' Injury ... Didn't Blow Off Last Dance

5/26/2017 11:06 AM PDT
EXCLUSIVE

Erika Jayne wasn't being stuck-up on the finale of "Dancing with the Stars" like some fans accused her of being -- she skipped the final group performance because she needed surgery.

The 'Real Housewives' star is at an L.A. hospital Friday to have surgery to fix an upper body tear she suffered during the show. Sources with 'DWTS' tell us ... Jayne felt like something was wrong during a dance in early April.

Doctors confirmed the injury, but we're told she pressed on without telling anyone ... because she didn't want to play the sympathy card. She was eliminated shortly thereafter.

Doctors told her she should stop all dancing after that, which is why she sat on the sidelines -- on top of a unicorn -- during the finale.

We reached out to ABC about Erika's injury ... they had no comment.

'Alaskan Bush People' Star Help, My Fridge Exploded!! Head Stitches Needed

5/26/2017 12:30 AM PDT
EXCLUSIVE


"Alaskan Bush People" star Matt Brown needed 9 staples in his head after an explosion in his fridge landed him in the hospital.

Our sources in Alaska tell us the accident happened Tuesday night in Matt's Hoonah, AK crib. Apparently, he'd filled a mason jar with gunpowder and cannon fuse, and stored it in his fridge. Doesn't seem like the smartest move, but if you haven't seen the show ... the Browns march to the beat of their own drum. 

Lo and behold ... the mason jar exploded, and blew the fridge door off its hinges, and into Matt's head.

He went to a hospital, got stapled back together and was released. Now, we know what you're thinking, and no ... this wasn't a stunt for the show. 'ABP' wasn't shooting at the time.

Queen Elizabeth Visits Manchester Victims

5/25/2017 6:37 AM PDT

Queen Elizabeth trekked across England to visit some victims of the Manchester Arena face-to-face ... and she looked spiffy doing it.

The Queen showed up Thursday to the Royal Manchester Children's Hospital dressed in a blue suit -- and a bright orange hat -- to visit 3 young girls who were injured in the explosion.

Looks like the hospital staff also got some face time with Elizabeth ... who thanked them for treating the victims with a royal well-wish.

At least 59 people were injured in the blast.

Ezekiel Elliott Rear-Ended In Car Crash Hits Head, Misses Practice

5/24/2017 9:48 AM PDT
Exclusive Details

Ezekiel Elliott was in a car accident early Monday morning ... and sustained a minor head injury after the vehicle he was riding in was rear-ended in the Dallas area ... TMZ Sports has learned.

After hitting up a charity event thrown by Tony Romo and Clutch bar Sunday night, sources tell us Zeke was the passenger in a car that was rear-ended by another vehicle ... 'causing the Cowboys star to hit his head.

We're told the car was "rear-ended pretty bad."

The Cowboys confirmed the accident ... and said Elliott -- who missed OTAs all week -- was being held from practice strictly as a precaution.

This isn't the first time Zeke's been in a car accident ... back in January, Zeke was involved in a minor car crash near the Cowboys facility.

Christina El Moussa Contacted by Child Services After Toddler Son Falls into Pool

5/23/2017 7:42 AM PDT
EXCLUSIVE

Christina El Moussa was questioned by Child Services after her toddler fell in their pool.

Sources close to the family tell TMZ Christina and Tarek's 1-year-old, Brayden, was under the care of the nanny Monday when he fell into their pool. We're told she swooped the child up quickly and he was never unconscious.

Christina returned home and when the nanny told her what happened she took her child to a hospital as a precaution ... to make sure there wasn't any water in his lungs.

Brayden checked out fine, nonetheless we're told Child Services interviewed Christina and the nanny at the hospital and determined no action was necessary.

Brayden is back home and things are back to normal.

We're told Tarek was made aware of the situation immediately. As for nanny ... we're told she's still got a job.

Ariana Grande Concert Rocked by Explosion At Least 22 Dead, Possible Terrorism

5/22/2017 3:09 PM PDT
Breaking News

3:15 AM PT -- The death toll has risen to 22.

4:50 PM PT -- Police are now treating this as a terrorist act. There are reports the explosive device was a "nail bomb" ... which explains the images of victims, several bleeding profusely on the scene.

4:25 PM PT -- People connected with the show tell us they heard what sounded like an explosion in the rotunda area where merchandise is sold -- in the venue but outside the seating area. There was an immediate stampede for the exits.

4:15 PM PT -- Law enforcement says at least 20 people are dead. A video posted on social media purportedly shows a flash in the arena (left side of above video), and then a boom is heard. 

3:45 PM PT -- Greater Manchester Police say there are a "number of confirmed fatalities and others injured." It's unclear if the injuries are from the stampede or from a blast. 

3:30 PM PT -- London police just said, "Emergency services responding to serious incident at Manchester Arena.  Avoid the area."

3:25 PM PT -- Several people present -- including actress Julie Hesmondhalgh from "Coronation Street" -- say there was no explosion but rather a loud bang, which created a stampede and people were injured trying to get out of the facility.An explosion rocked an Ariana Grande concert in England Monday, sending scores of people running for safety and nearly 2 dozen are dead in what may be an act of terrorism.

The concert was held at the Manchester Arena ... the explosions occurred at the end of Grande's concert. One of the concertgoers tweeted, "Just ran from an explosion, genuinely thought were going to die."

People are writing on Twitter that there is blood everywhere ... people are injured and bleeding.

It was an odd scene ... while fans were scrambling for safety they were clutching pink balloons that apparently had been dropped on the crowd.

A source connected with Ariana tells us she had just left the stage when everyone heard what appeared to be an explosion.

Police descended on the area, and the metro station at the arena's been closed. Authorities are urging people to stay clear.

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