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'AGT' Trapeze Duo Still in Demand After Fire Stunt Fail

7/18/2018 12:35 PM PDT
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The husband-wife duo who suffered a stunt fail on "America's Got Talent" is quickly learning all publicity can be good publicity ... cause biz is booming despite feeling the burn on national television.

We spoke to Mary and Tyce -- the flying duo whose blindfolded trapeze trick came to a screeching halt when Mary slipped and fell -- and they say they're fielding offers for corporate events and parties from reps who reached out and thought their stunt was really great. Up until ... y'know.

ICYMI ... Mary and Tyce pulled off some incredible stunts on a trapeze before something awful went down -- Mary slipped!! Making things scarier ... there were flames shooting from the trapeze's ends and a fire pit below to really amp things up.

Check it out ... the couple -- who btw is heading off to Europe to perform a Cirque du Soleil show -- tells us exactly what led to the slip-up and what they've got in store for the 'AGT' live rounds.

Mary's one tough cookie. She tells us about the one injury she suffered from the fall.

George Clooney Limping, But Walking Unaided Days After Scooter Crash

7/15/2018 3:30 PM PDT
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George Clooney's one tough SOB -- he's continuing to walk on his own just days after being released from the hospital due to a nasty crash ... although he's clearly hurting.

GC slowly made his way off his private jet Sunday after it touched down in Rome, where he's reportedly set to resume filming for his new Hulu series "Catch-22." He's got a hell of a limp going, but the actor's fighting through the pain to get to where he's gotta be.

We broke the story ... George was doing 60 mph at the moment of impact last week, when his scooter struck a sedan in Sardinia. He was thrown 20 feet into the air, but was back on his feet just a couple days later. 

Surveillance footage of the accident shows that the wreck was as bad as it sounds, leaving the actor writhing on the ground in the middle of traffic.

Here's to a speedy recovery, Georgie boy. Get well soon. 

Violet from 'Willy Wonka' Denise Nickerson Suffers Stroke ... In Critical Condition

7/11/2018 9:29 AM PDT
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The actress who played Violet in "Willy Wonka & the Chocolate Factory" recently suffered a stroke that's left her in critical condition ... and her family in dire straits.

A Facebook group has been started to help support Denise Nickerson, who's recovering from a stroke she suffered in late June. The FB group has been offering updates on her health status for about a week now, and is also offering autographed items for cash so they can stay by her side.

Sources close to the family say Denise is in the ICU, but are adamant -- she is a fighter. Denise will be having a procedure later Wednesday.

Our sources say she's had a pacemaker put in and is being fed through feeding tubes.

In addition to her 'Wonka' fame, she also appeared in an episode of "The Brady Bunch," and was a regular in the series "Dark Shadows" and "The Electric Company."

The family's raised $2,492 so far for health care fees and other costs.

George Clooney Doing 60 MPH at Impact ... Thrown 20 Feet!!!

7/10/2018 7:14 AM PDT
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Turns out George Clooney's scooter accident was way more serious than everyone first thought ... because we've learned the actor literally became a human projectile after impact.

Sources with direct knowledge of the crash tell TMZ ... Clooney was doing 60 MPH when a car suddenly pulled in front of him. Clooney was thrown from his bike and his helmet struck the car's windshield, causing it to shatter. The force of the impact actually broke his helmet.

Our sources say Clooney was hurled TWENTY FEET in the air ... he was actually propelled over the car he hit.

We contacted Clooney's rep who confirmed these details.

Clooney was taken by ambulance to a nearby hospital, treated and released. He's at home recovering. We're told none of the injuries were life-threatening.

As we reported, the accident occurred on the Italian island of Sardinia.

George Clooney Car Knocks Him Off Scooter ... Rushed to Hospital

7/10/2018 5:12 AM PDT
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George Clooney is recovering after another vehicle cut him off while he was riding his scooter -- and the accident was bad enough an ambulance had to rush him to a hospital.

George was riding Tuesday morning on the Italian island of Sardinia when a Mercedes-Benz sedan turned in front of him and hit him. He was knocked clean off the scooter, and left sprawled out on the road. The driver of the Benz stopped and called for assistance.

The Cloons was taken to Sardinia's John Paul II Hospital, and reportedly suffered bruising on his leg, arm and ... pelvis. He got an MRI, but has already been released, so seems like he'll be okay.

Cops told NBC the other driver was totally in the wrong.

George isn't your typical tourist tooling around on a scooter -- we see him riding all the time, especially in Italy. Looks like he's gonna need new bike, though, after this wreck.

UFC's Paul Felder Crazy Video Tour ... Of Gnarly Fight Injuries!

7/9/2018 10:28 AM PDT
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How many stitches did it take to close all the bloody gashes on Paul Felder's face after his war with Mike Perry at UFC 226???

Well, TMZ Sports has the answer ... thanks to Paul -- who gave us a video tour of his injuries -- and it's pretty graphic stuff!

Paul -- who's gotta be one of the toughest guys on the planet -- fought ALL 3 ROUNDS with Perry Saturday night despite breaking his arm in round 1. He even threw spinning backfists AFTER the injury! 

Felder says he was pretty numb to the pain during the fight -- but could hear the clicking of his broken forearm when he tried to make a fist!!!

Felder's manager posted a crazy video showing doctors stitching him up -- and dude DOESN'T FLINCH after getting his massive gash flushed out with a big ass needle.

Don't worry, Felder says he'll be okay -- though he doesn't know how long he'll be out. 

He does dish out some solid advice though -- "Stay in school, kids. Stay in school."

Trevor Noah's Brilliant Defense Of Neymar's Ridiculous Flopping

7/6/2018 12:30 AM PDT
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Ya can't REALLY blame soccer stars like Neymar for flopping worse than Vlade Divac in the '90s ... because there's a really smart reason behind the fake pain -- so says Trevor Noah

The 34-year-old 'Daily Show' host is a massive soccer fan -- and has thought long and hard about the flopping epidemic that's taken over the World Cup ... particularly in regards to the Brazilian superstar. 

You gotta watch Noah break it down outside of Mastro's Steakhouse in Beverly Hills ... and how he ultimately explains why guys like Neymar will flop to prevent themselves from suffering a major injury.  

"Some people overdo it," Noah admits ... "Don't get me wrong. But, I understand where it came from."

Noah's argument totally makes sense ... but c'mon -- STOP THE FLOP!! 

Melyssa Ford Fractures Skull in Nasty Car Accident ... Claudia Jordan Posts Pic

7/1/2018 2:56 PM PDT

Hip-hop video vixen and reality TV star Melyssa Ford was badly injured in a car accident this week -- and her good friend, Claudia Jordan, posted a pic from the scene.

The 'RHOA' star shared a photo Saturday of Melyssa lying on the ground surrounded by bystanders after a horrific car wreck she was involved in Thursday. Melyssa was travelling on an L.A. freeway when an 18-wheeler clipped her Jeep, flipping her multiple times.

It’s a shame I have to do this to let folks know the seriousness of @melyssaford ‘s accident (I got her permission first) but here it is. She was involved in a horrific accident that could have easily taken her life. It’s actually a miracle she survived. She’s injured FOR REAL. She doesn’t even remember this as she has a huge gash in her head and blood on the brain. This was sent to me by a Good Samaritan that didn’t know who he was helping but once he saw the story online he contacted me knowing we’re friends and he was following me. If anyone was a witness to this accident please inbox me any information you may have. As you can imagine Melyssa doesn’t remember much so I’m hoping witnesses will come forward and assist in putting the pieces back together. She was hit by an 18 wheeler. Respect to @manifesting_mary who was the first one to check folks for the poor taste “jokes”. The internet emboldens cowards... it also can shut em down as well. Everyone please send love and prayers to our friend @melyssaford 🙌🏾🙏🏽

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Claudia says Melyssa suffered a huge gash on her head and brain bleeding -- adding Melyssa doesn't remember what happened and pleading with witnesses to come forward.

Another friend of Melyssa's, Maryam Iman, notes Melyssa suffered a skull fracture and a concussion on top of the brain bleeding. Maryam goes on to say that Melyssa's gash was 10 inches, and had to be surgically sealed with staples and stitches. Both women say Melyssa is lucky to be alive.

The former "Blood, Sweat & Heels" star -- who had a bottle broken on her head in 2014 --  is said to be healing in a hospital under intensive care and constant surveillance. 

Get well soon.

Victoria's Secret Model Stop Bugging Me!!!

6/30/2018 6:56 AM PDT

A Victoria's Secret model clearly didn't heed the warning, "Don't let the bedbugs bite," and now she says it's derailed her career and her life.

Sabrina Jales St. Pierre is suing the Palm Desert Embassy Suites hotel, claiming she was viciously attacked by the creepy creatures back in 2016.  

The bites covered much of her body, and even worse didn't heal very quickly. She claims the bites left her not only physically scarred but emotionally as well ... she says she suffered embarrassment and psychological trauma. She says she continues to have nightmares.

According to the lawsuit, she blames the hotel for not properly fumigating.

Heather Locklear Ambulance Transport After 'Overdose' Call

6/25/2018 6:44 PM PDT
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7:10 PM PT --  A source close to the situation tells us Heather's condition is stable and she's getting the necessary treatment.

Heather Locklear is hospitalized again after cops got a call for someone overdosing at her home Monday afternoon ... just hours after she had bailed out of jail.

An ambulance transported Heather from her home to a hospital Monday afternoon. Cops and paramedics rushed to her Thousands Oaks, CA home. EMTs requested back up from the Sheriff's Dept. after getting the "overdose" call. 

Less than 24 hours earlier, emergency responders were at Heather's home.  TMZ broke the story ... she was arrested for kicking an EMT and punching a police officer Sunday night. She posted $20,000 bail Monday morning, and headed home.

Our sources said she planned to voluntarily check herself in for treatment. It appears she did not go voluntarily, after all ... but we're told she is getting treatment now.

This all comes on the heels of Heather being placed on an involuntary psychiatric hold last week. Family members made a nearly identical 911 call to report Heather was drunk and attacking her parents.

Michael Nesmith Monkees Guitarist Hospitalized ... Tour Dates Canceled

6/21/2018 3:53 PM PDT
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5:45 PM PT -- A rep for The Monkees tells TMZ ... Michael did not collapse during the band's soundcheck -- he had a minor health issue before he even made it to the venue. We're told the issue's not serious, but he was advised to rest for the next week.

The rep adds, the remaining 4 dates on The Monkees Present: The Mike & Mickey Show tour have been postponed until a later date ... and Michael's in good spirits and heading back home.

Michael Nesmith, guitarist for The Monkees, fell ill while preparing to hit the stage for a concert in Pennsylvania ... TMZ has learned.

We're told 75-year-old Nesmith collapsed to the ground during the band's soundcheck Thursday afternoon at the Keswick Theatre in Glenside, PA. Michael was not unconscious, but he was rushed to a hospital.

His rep says Michael's already been discharged, but it's unclear what the medical emergency was that prompted his hospitalization.

The Monkees -- famous for their hits, "Daydream Believer," "I'm a Believer" and "Last Train to Clarksville" -- were in the middle of a national tour, and were set to perform at 8 PM ET. The venue has announced the show's been postponed "due to illness." 

However, reps for the band tell us the rest of the tour -- 3 more dates in NY and NJ -- has been canceled.

Rich The Kid Home Invasion 911 Call 'They Got In My Apartment!!'

6/20/2018 1:22 PM PDT
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Rich the Kid and girlfriend Tori Brixx were part of a frantic scene when the two were beat up and robbed in a home invasion last week ... and the 911 call is proof of that.

In the call -- obtained by TMZ -- a frantic female caller describes that several men got into her apartment ... the call is heavily redacted, but it's easy to hear the panic in her voice.

We broke the story ... Rich was at Brixx's home when masked men entered demanding cash and jewelry. Rich allegedly tried to fight them off, but three more men came into the home brandishing guns. Tori was pistol-whipped and her face required stitches. Rich was hospitalized for a few days.

LAPD hasn't made any arrests in their investigation so far.

There is a silver lining in that he's still alive. Fellow rapper XXXTentacion was shot killed in a what cops believe was an armed robbery on Monday.

Travis Barker Back in Hospital Clots, Infections Get Worse

6/20/2018 12:40 AM PDT
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Travis Barker's good news has turned bad -- shortly after getting out of the hospital where he was getting treatment for blood clots, he had to be readmitted ... TMZ has learned.

Sources tell us the Blink-182 drummer was released from the L.A.-area hospital on Monday evening, but had to be readmitted Tuesday morning. Travis went in late last week when doctors discovered he had blood clots in both arms. 

We're told the situation's more complicated now. He's also battling a staph infection and something called cellulitis -- an infection of the skin -- in addition to the clots. Doctors are monitoring to see how he responds to blood thinners, and to make sure the clots don't travel to his heart or lungs.

As bad as it sounds, our sources say Travis is keeping a positive attitude, and looking forward to getting back onstage.

Blink had to cancel upcoming shows for their Las Vegas residency at the Palms, but we're told they're planning to make up the dates this fall. 

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