Bella Hadid -- the 17-year-old daughter of Yolanda Foster -- who appears on "Real Housewives of Beverly Hills" -- was arrested early Tuesday morning for DUI ... TMZ has learned.
Bella -- whose stepdad is legendary music producer David Foster and whose dad is Mohamed Hadid -- was driving on PCH at around 4 AM when she allegedly blew through a stop sign and almost collided with an L.A. County Sheriff's Dept. patrol car.
Law enforcement sources tell us ... Bella was pulled over and the deputy detected a strong odor of alcohol.
Bella blew a .14 -- which approaches double the legal limit -- but because she's a minor it's even worse. She can't drive with ANY alcohol in her system.
It gets worse. Bella was driving on a suspended license.
She was arrested and ultimately released into the care of her famous stepdad.
BITES THE DUST
During Vegas Ho Down (VIDEO)
7/21/2014 8:20 AM PDT BY TMZ STAFF
Kenya Moore ate some serious carpet Saturday during a Vegas high-rollers competition.
Kenya and other "Real Housewives" from all the franchises were each paired with 4 real high rollers in competitions that included ... well, a lot of lame games. The shindig was held in front of a big audience at Caesars Palace.
One game was teaching the high rollers how to walk a runway. A confident Kenya sauntered down the aisle but bit the dust.
The way she recovers is truly impressive ... one of the best recoveries we've seen.
I'll Do Rehab If ...
It Gets Me Out of Prison Early
7/20/2014 12:35 AM PDT BY TMZ STAFF
According to court documents obtained by TMZ ... the "Real Housewives of Atlanta" cast member agreed to a 500-hour "intense" drug treatment program during his 8 year sentence -- even though he's not currently addicted to anything.
Law enforcement sources connected to the case tell us Apollo only got into the program because he has a prior DUI -- and we're told his real motivation is lowering his sentence.
Inmates who successfully complete the program typically get early releases.
Of course, there's no such loophole to help him skirt the $1.9 mil he has to pay back to his victims.
Phaedra Bailed On Me …
So I'm Ready to Bail on Our Marriage
7/18/2014 12:40 AM PDT BY TMZ STAFF
Apollo Nida may be going into prison a married man -- but it's doubtful he'll come out that way … because his wife, "Real Housewives of Atlanta" cast member Phaedra Parks "didn't even f***ing show up" for his sentencing.
Nida -- who just got 8 years for check fraud and money laundering -- went off about Phaedra with Atlanta's B-100, admitting he's still "salty" about how she's treated him since he got charged.
Just as fascinating … Nida talking about accepting his punishment like a man, but also copping to crying like a baby over it.
Forced to Make it Right
By Ponying Up $2 Mil
7/16/2014 1:31 PM PDT BY TMZ STAFF
Apollo Nida just got his tab for committing check fraud and money laundering -- $1.9 MILLION in restitution.
TMZ has obtained court docs which breakdown who gets the money Apollo must now pay. Some of the heavy hitters include:
-- JP Morgan Chase $828,300
-- IRS $127,011
-- Delta Airlines $24,985
-- State of California $15,778
-- State of Connecticut $45,525
-- State of Texas $39,275
And there's more. Apollo -- who is married to Phaedra Parks from "Real Housewives of Atlanta" -- screwed over pretty much everyone with whom he came in contact.
He'll have plenty of time to think about his misdeeds. Apollo was sentenced to 8 years in federal prison.
Sues Ex BF For Brutality
And Hot Dog Humiliation
7/14/2014 1:00 PM PDT BY TMZ STAFF
Camille Grammer has lashed out at her ex-boyfriend, suing him for beating her up in a Dallas hotel room last year ... and humiliating her by shoving a hot dog in her mouth.
Camille claims in her suit -- filed by Larry Stein -- Dimitri Charalambopoulos beat her to a pulp in the hotel room ... just after she returned from the hospital after undergoing cancer surgery.
Kelsey's ex is now counter-suing Dimitri -- after he sued her for defamation -- claiming her story is true and she has more than enough photos, witnesses and other evidence to establish it.
As for the hot dog allegation ... Camille says Dimitri is a drunk and once during a trip to Hawaii he was doing so many shots she asked him to stop. She says he reacted by shoving a hot dog in her mouth and commenting how much she enjoyed having hot dogs crammed down her throat.
And this allegation is even more shocking. Camille claims just after her surgery Dimitri came into the hospital while she was still hopped up on drugs. She says he put a ring on her finger, which she thought was sweet, until she became lucid a day or 2 later and noticed the ring had a plastic penis on it and she was wearing it in front of her family and the hospital staff.
Camille wants money for her suffering.
'Housewives' Star Apollo Nida
8 Years In Prison
Sentence Shortened For SNITCHING
7/8/2014 12:00 PM PDT BY TMZ STAFF
Apollo Nida just got an enormous break for singing like a canary ... he got 1/4 the maximum sentence for a massive money fraud scheme.
Nida -- who appears on "Real Housewives of Atlanta" with wife Phaedra Parks -- was just sentenced to 8 years in federal prison for cashing stolen checks and laundering more than $2.3 mil through phony bank accounts.
The judge who sentenced him today in a Georgia court said Nida did indeed cooperate with federal investigators by spilling criminal secrets ... and that's why he got leniency.
Nida could have been sentenced to 30 years, so 8 years is a big victory.
It's all relative folks.
I Never Threatened Cheerleading Hunter
It Was a Repost
7/5/2014 7:58 AM PDT BY TMZ STAFF
Joanna Krupa says it's not a threat if you're quoting someone ... even if you blast it out to 262,079 people.
Krupa was on her way out of Equinox in West Hollywood Friday when she told us the post on her Instagram bashing Texas Tech cheerleader/safari hunter Kendall Jones was not original.
As we previously reported, Kendall's dad says they interpreted the message as a threat, but have no plans to file any sort of police report.
The reality star does have an idea for a fair fight between the animals and the college sophomore.
Still, we gotta ask ...
Loves Guns, Just NOT
Boozy Rednecks with Guns
7/2/2014 8:30 AM PDT BY TMZ STAFF
"Real Housewives of Atlanta" star Kenya Moore is a big fan of guns -- she's packing lots of 'em -- but says "rednecks" with weapons in bars is a bad idea.
Kenya was out in Bev Hills when we asked her about Georgia's new Safe Carry Protection Act -- which makes it legal to carry guns into all kinds of dangerous places ... libraries, schools, churches, and bars too.
As for where Kenya plans to tote her guns -- bars may be out, but she explains why she'll always have one close.
Hear that, Porsha?
'Real Housewives' Stars
Tell Renter Get the Hell Out!
You're $80K in the Hole
7/1/2014 12:10 PM PDT BY TMZ STAFF
"Real Housewives of New Jersey" stars Melissa and Joe Gorga want to give their tenant the boot ... claiming the guy owes 'em $80K in back rent ... and ironically the alleged deadbeat makes a living chasing down deadbeat dads.
TMZ has learned Melissa and Joe filed docs demanding Kai Patterson fork over 4 months of rent -- at $20K/month -- for the Montville, NJ house he rents from them. According to the docs, his rent check bounced in April, then he failed to pay in May and June, and today being the first of the month ...he now owes a total of $80,000.
And in the pot/kettle department -- Patterson actually owns a company that helps single parents get cash out of deadbeat partners ... and claims to have forced R. Kelly and Stevie J to shell out their past due child support.
Patterson tells TMZ the Gorgas left out some important facts in their motion -- like a slew of home repairs that he covered out of pocket. He also claims he paid a $4,416 water bill for them.
As for rent -- Patterson claims it's only supposed to be $10K/month, and he has documentation to back that up. He says he eventually paid that amount in April ... after his check bounced.
'Real Housewives of Bev Hills'
Adrienne and Camille ...
Let's Try it Again!
6/30/2014 10:10 AM PDT BY TMZ STAFF
"Real Housewives of Beverly Hills" producers have lured back 2 big stars ... one of whom they fired.
Camille Grammer and Adrienne Maloof are the secret to restoring the show to its former ratings glory ... at least that's what producers are banking on -- sources connected with the show tell TMZ.
Pretty ironic ... Camille was fired after her divorce from Kelsey. Her problem ... she went from crazy to boring after her divorce.
Adrienne was a hell-freezes-over type girl, because we're told producers said they would NEVER work with her again after she quit the show.
But times and ratings change. Now that the show has 86'd Carlton Gebbia and Joyce Giraud crashed and burned, there was a gigantic hole in the cast ... now filled.
We're told Camille and Adrienne won't be on all the time ... they'll be on here and there. They've already shot scenes -- most recently at Kyle Richards' infamous white party.
Adrienne went through a nuclear divorce with Paul Nassif but we're told neither he nor their kids will be story lines.
Play to Become Famous
Triggered Financial Disaster for Husband
6/27/2014 12:50 AM PDT BY TMZ STAFF
Katie Cleary -- the "Deal or No Deal" model whose husband committed suicide Sunday -- was so thirsty for fame she schemed to become a cast member on "Real Housewives of Beverly Hills" ... a move that helped drive her husband to financial ruin ... sources close to the couple tell TMZ.
Our sources say Katie was demanding with hubby Andrew Stern, imploring him to help her penetrate the walls of Hollywood celebrity. Her big plan was to join RHOBH and she executed it by latching on to Taylor Armstrong -- once a star on the show -- and her husband Russell.
We're told Katie dragged Andrew to dinners, parties and other events where the Housewives hung, but her plan didn't work. Instead her play created a big problem, because Andrew got involved in Russell's investments and lost a bundle.
Andrew hit rock bottom financially and we're told that contributed to his downward spiral that ended Sunday when he shot himself in the head at a firing range.
And one other eerie note ... Russell and his business partner, Alan Schram, both committed suicide.
Sometimes My 7-Year-Old
Really is an A**hole
6/22/2014 6:32 AM PDT BY TMZ STAFF
Brandi Glanville isn't backing down from her revelation that she calls her 7-year-old son an asshole and a dick, because she says sometimes he just is.
The "Real Housewives of Bev Hills" was yakking with actor Jake Lacy on her podcast this week when she talked about her kid. Lots of people felt it's clear evidence she's a crappy mom.
But Brandi won't back down ... tweeting, "I joke about my kids and dogs being a-holes cuz sometimes they can be."
True enough ... I guess that gives some parents the right to call their kids stupid little bed-wetters.