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Master P To LaVar Ball LaVar Should Thank Trump ... God Would Like It

11/23/2017 12:50 AM PST
EXCLUSIVE

Master P says LaVar Ball is dead wrong for not thanking Donald Trump ​... Telling TMZ Sports he believes POTUS did help get the 3 UCLA players out of jail, and thanking him is the Christian thing to do.

Ball has refused to thank Trump despite the fact his son LiAngelo and the other UCLA players did, sparking a full-scale war of words between the Big Baller and #45.

We got P at LAX and asked him about the whole fiasco, and he couldn't have been any clearer, saying he believes in God and that means he believes in showing gratitude, even to Trump.

"I put God first, so I think that if somebody help you ... that you be appreciative, that's it."

For the record, we doubt LaVar will ever say "Thanks" to Trump, but we're pretty sure he's gonna have some words for P pretty soon.

Rep. Joe Barton Apologizes for Sending Junk Pics And Sexting Woman

11/22/2017 10:39 AM PST
Breaking News

Texas Congressman Joe Barton sent nudes and illicit text messages to a woman, and he's apologizing for the graphic image first revealed by a Twitter user.

Barton, a Republican, sent the nude photo showing his penis. The Twitter user censored the image, and also revealed a sext that reads, "I want u soo bad. Right now."

Barton now says, "While separated from my second wife, prior to the divorce, I had sexual relationships with other mature adult women. Each was consensual. Those relationships have ended."

He adds, "I am sorry I did not use better judgment during those days. I am sorry that I let my constituents down."

The Twitter user who posted the naked shot and graphic text claims to also have several videos of Barton masturbating -- and tagged the Twitter accounts of President Trump and Sen. Ted Cruz. It's unclear if the tweeter is the woman to whom Barton admits sending the photos -- but the person claims he/she is being "harassed" by Barton.

Representative Barton has served in the House for 32 years. He recently announced a re-election bid, but now tells the Texas Tribune he's reconsidering.

LaVar Ball What, Me Worry? I'm Having a Great Week!

11/22/2017 8:11 AM PST

Does this look like a man under attack by the President Of the United States?! 

LaVar Ball was all smiles at the Staples Center on Tuesday -- cheesin' it up with his wife at the Lakers game ... hours before Donald Trump dissed him on Twitter again

So, why the big smile? 

LaVar's having a pretty good week -- he messed with Chris Cuomo on CNN, out-Trumped Trump in front of the world (according to Mark Cuban), and his son is home from China.

Not to mention, Big Baller Brand's new ZO2 shoes are finally about to drop. So the real question is ...

Why wouldn't he smile?

BTW -- Shout out to Mama Tina Ball looking healthy.

Donald Trump LaVar Ball Is 'Poor Man's Don King' ... 'Without the Hair'

11/22/2017 5:51 AM PST
Breaking News

ONLY IN AMERICA!!!!!!

Donald Trump is CONTINUING his war with LaVar Ball -- this time ripping him as the "poor man's version of Don King, but without the hair."

Trump is clearly still pissed over LaVar's CNN interview -- in which Ball refused to thank POTUS for helping get his son LiAngelo Ball and 2 other UCLA teammates out of China after they shoplifted. 

"It wasn’t the White House, it wasn’t the State Department, it wasn’t father LaVar’s so-called people on the ground in China that got his son out of a long term prison sentence - IT WAS ME. Too bad! LaVar is just a poor man’s version of Don King, but without the hair. Just think.."

Trump continued, "LaVar, you could have spent the next 5 to 10 years during Thanksgiving with your son in China, but no NBA contract to support you. But remember LaVar, shoplifting is NOT a little thing. It’s a really big deal, especially in China. Ungrateful fool!"

Trump then switched gears to the NFL -- and suggested the league is considering changing the policy on the national anthem next season. 

"The NFL is now thinking about a new idea - keeping teams in the Locker Room during the National Anthem next season. That’s almost as bad as kneeling! When will the highly paid Commissioner finally get tough and smart? This issue is killing your league!"

Mark Cuban LaVar Ball Is Playing Trump Like a Fiddle

11/21/2017 1:20 PM PST
EXCLUSIVE

Mark Cuban is CONGRATULATING LaVar Ball for his celebrity beef with Donald Trump ... saying the way LaVar has handled the China shoplifting crisis is straight out of Trump's playbook.

The Dallas Mavericks owner says the twist in the whole Ball vs. Trump war is that Ball and Trump are kinda like the same person.

They both know what to say to stay relevant. They both refuse to apologize for anything. They're both news media masters

And, in the end ... Cuban says the real winner is the BIG. BALLER. BRAND.

Congrats.

Jay-Z This Little Girl's Gonna Be Prez ... Don't You Forget It!

11/21/2017 7:50 AM PST

Jay-Z took a stand against sexism as he spotted a future POTUS in the middle of his Cleveland concert -- 'cause ya gotta vote for that face! Right?

Jay stopped between songs to address a young girl in the front row Sunday night -- sweetly reminding her she can grow up to be anything she wants. It was a super cute moment, as he delivered a serious message, telling fans sexism is a bigger problem in America than racism.

While that might be debatable -- no one was arguing with him about the young fan's potential to make it to the White House.

Don't worry, Blue Ivy ... Daddy thinks you can be Prez, too.

Herschel Walker Rips Marshawn Over Anthem Protest ... 'Lost Respect for You'

11/21/2017 12:45 AM PST
EXCLUSIVE

Herschel Walker says he's always been a huge Marshawn Lynch fan ... until Beast Mode dropped the ultimate diss on America this past weekend.

"To stand for the Mexico anthem and sit for the American anthem is total disrespect," Herschel told TMZ Sports in NYC. "Lost respect for you ... that’s just not right.”

Walker says disagreeing with Donald Trump is fine -- but clearly thinks the way Marshawn expressed it is outta line. As the former NFL superstar's told us in the past, he believes taking the fight to Congress AFTER the season is the way to go. 

Herschel also took aim at LaVar Ball -- saying the Big Baller owes Trump an apology for claiming POTUS didn't help get his son, LiAngelo, back from China. 

Common's GF Angela Rye Wave of Death Threats ... They're Gonna Find You 'Dead In a River'

11/21/2017 12:20 AM PST
EXCLUSIVE

CNN political analyst Angela Rye is getting flooded with menacing threats, and she says it began after she started dating Common ... TMZ has learned.

According to court docs, Rye said she's received annoying, harassing and threatening messages on her phone, social media and email. She says they were just annoying and derogatory at first, but got scary when the sender got specific.

Angela and Common reportedly became a thing over the summer -- and cops say some of the messages referenced locations they visited that were not publicized. Then on August 5, Rye got an email that included the following: "Yr dumb dead ass gonna be found in a river" and "Let me catch ya ass I'm put the paws on ya."

LAPD obtained search warrants to dig through the sender's social media. They have his or her screen name, and we're told the Threat Management division is on the case. 

Marcus Allen Here's Why I Admire Marshawn Lynch ...

11/20/2017 10:01 AM PST
EXCLUSIVE

Marcus Allen says he usually avoids politics ... but when it comes to Marshawn Lynch -- the NFL Hall of Famer says he has respect and admiration for the Raiders running back. 

"I respect people that do what they believe with conviction," Allen said when asked about Lynch's national anthem demonstration in Mexico. 

"You may not necessarily agree with it, but you gotta admire a person that stands up for what he believes in."

Allen also weighed in on the disappointing state of the Oakland Raiders' season -- saying, "They're not playing well and it's sad to see. Hopefully they'll turn things around."

Snoop Dogg 'F**k Trump' I'm With LaVar and Marshawn!

11/20/2017 8:26 AM PST
Breaking News

"LaVar Ball. Good lookin' out. I wouldn't have thanked the motherf**ker either."

That's Snoop Dogg heaping all sorts of praise on LaVar Ball and Marshawn Lynch in a heated rant about President Trump

Snoop slams Trump as "garbage" and a "piece of s**t" for the way he's publicly treated the Ball family and Lynch ... he doesn't hold back. 

"Let's suspend your ass motherf**ker," Snoop said in a response to Trump calling for the NFL to bench Lynch if he doesn't stand for the national anthem in the future. 

Snoop says Americans should be ashamed of Trump -- and declares, "He ain't [my president]."

Donald Trump LaVar Tweets Prove He's Sick ... Says Deepak Chopra

11/20/2017 7:52 AM PST
EXCLUSIVE

Donald Trump's Twitter hate against LaVar Ball and others is proof that he's sick and unfit to be president -- so says alternative medicine guru Deepak Chopra.

"I feel he’s in a lot of pain and suffering. He probably never got validation from his parents ... so he needs to be validated every day, every hour, every minute," Deepak told TMZ Sports.

With that said, Chopra says there's only 1 logical thing for Trump to do.

"Relinquish the presidency ... for his health, and the health of his family, and health of the country, and the health of the world."

Deepak added that he feels sorry for POTUS -- and is willing to help him with a week of private meditation on the house!!

Sounds better than fighting Big Ballers on social media ...

Donald Trump Rips Marshawn Lynch Suspend Him If He Kneels Again!

11/20/2017 5:58 AM PST
Breaking News

Donald Trump has turned his sights on BeastMode -- blasting the NFL star for sitting during the U.S. national anthem -- but standing for the Mexican national anthem -- during his game this weekend.

Marshawn Lynch was clearly looking to send a political message when his Oakland Raiders played the New England Patriots in Mexico City on Sunday.

But it rubbed Trump the wrong way ... with POTUS tweeting:

"Marshawn Lynch of the NFL’s Oakland Raiders stands for the Mexican Anthem and sits down to boos for our National Anthem. Great disrespect!"

"Next time NFL should suspend him for remainder of season. Attendance and ratings way down."

Dave Bautista If Trump Gets Re-Elected ... I Might Seriously Leave This Country

11/20/2017 12:20 AM PST
EXCLUSIVE

Dave Bautista says Donald Trump is such an awful president (and human being) ... he might just bounce on the US of A if POTUS gets re-elected.

"If he lasts his full term, I may grab my wife and my dogs and pack up and move to Europe," Bautista told TMZ Sports in Santa Monica ... and he wasn't joking. 

Bautista says his old WWE buddy, The Rock, would make a waaay better candidate ... 'cause A) he's very patriotic and B) he's a decent human being.

Dave says those 2 qualities are lost on Trump -- who's really screwing things up right now when it comes to gun laws.

So if MAGA manages to go 4 more years... the "Guardians of the Galaxy" star says it could be bon voyage -- for good!!

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