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Prosecutor to Kim Richards

Here’s a Deal

You Can’t Refuse!

6/11/2015 11:53 AM PDT BY TMZ STAFF
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Kim Richards has an opportunity to make her drunken meltdown arrest go away thanks to a pretty sweet plea deal from the prosecutor's office. 

Richards -- through a lawyer from Robert Shapiro's office -- entered a not guilty plea Thursday to charges of public intoxication, resisting arrest and battery on a cop. The lawyer explained Richards is currently in rehab.

The prosecutor went on record with a plea deal offer for Richards ... three years probation, 30 days of community labor or 30 days county jail, 52 AA classes and payment of restitution to the victim.  

Richards was also told to stay out of the Beverly Hills Hotel ... which, considering how some stars feel about the place, isn't the worst thing in the world.

Richards was arrested on April 16 after a drunken tirade at the Polo Lounge inside the Beverly Hills Hotel. 

The arrest led to Richards checking into rehab ... 

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'RHOA' Star Cynthia Bailey

My Daughter’s Super Sweet 16

... Is A Teenage Dream

6/11/2015 12:30 AM PDT BY TMZ STAFF
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Cynthia Bailey of "The Real Housewives of Atlanta" is pulling out all the stops to spoil her daughter Noelle with the ultimate sweet 16 ... and of course, the entire thing is going to be televised.

TMZ has learned that Cynthia is throwing a bomb-ass birthday party for her daughter and she's getting help from celebrity event planner David Tutera. We’re told Cynthia is getting the extra help because the party will be featured on an episode of Tutera’s “CELEBrations” on WeTV.

Cynthia's inviting a couple hundred guests -- and Rev. Run's son Diggy Simmons is going to perform, along with Disney star Trevor Jackson.

The party's going down Thursday night. Check out a clip of Noelle's invitation video, which looks more like behind the scenes of a high fashion photo shoot than an invitation -- but we're pretty sure that's the point. 

Kim Richards

Forced to Ditch Her House

… Before Rehab Return

6/8/2015 12:50 AM PDT BY TMZ STAFF
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Returning to rehab was Kim Richards' best option because she's fallen on hard times, financially ... and had to pack up and leave her house. 

After Kim's disaster of a Mexican vacay ... we're told she returned to the house she rents in the Valley -- featured on "Real Housewives of Beverly Hills" -- merely to box her belongings and put them in storage. Our sources say she could no longer foot the bill, especially with her 'RHOBH' gig so up in the air. 

Kim checked back into rehab earlier this week, and will remain there for the next 30-60 days. 

When she gets out ... there’s talk she’ll rent something smaller, like a condo, on LA’s west side. 

On the bright side of things ... Kim’s rental house was a magnet for bad luck. At least 3 people were attacked by her dog Kingsley there, and of course, there's the whole relapse thing

Change could be good.

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Brandi Glanville to Joanna Krupa

This Fish Remind You of Anything?

(Yes, I Mean Your Vagina)

6/3/2015 3:42 PM PDT BY TMZ STAFF
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0603-brandi-glanville-joanna-krupa-fish-fun-art-TMZ-Thinkstock-01Brandi Glanville humiliated her nemesis Joanna Krupa during a fancy L.A. dinner ... by putting a new twist on their stinky vagina war. 

Sources at celeb hot spot Craig's tell us the feuding housewives were dining at separate tables last Friday ... when Brandi uncorked a brilliant, yet smelly prank. 

We're told Brandi sent a plate of steaming hot salmon over to Joanna, and the stunt was a not-so-subtle response to Krupa's defamation lawsuit over Brandi's original lady parts insult.

Joanna was with her husband, Romain Zago, and we're told they were both upset by the rank (yet most likely tasty) joke ... but left with no issues.

Brandi dropped a mere $40 for the sesame crusted salmon. The lawsuit could cost her a helluva lot more if she loses.

Kim Richards

Dogged with Another Lawsuit

Over Pit bull

6/2/2015 4:56 PM PDT BY TMZ STAFF
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0602_kim_richards_and_dog_TMZKim Richards has been sued again over yet another pit bull attack at her home.

Kelly Crossley claims in a new lawsuit, she was at Kim's home last September when Kingsley the pit viciously got a piece of her. Crossley claims in the lawsuit, obtained by TMZ, she suffered "grave bodily injuries."

It's the 4th alleged attack at the mouth of Kingsley. Kim's friend, 80-year-old Kay Rozario, Kyle Richards' daughter Alexia and the dog's trainer David Utter all say they were attacked by the pooch.

In Crossley's case, she says in her lawsuit Kim disavowed ownership of Kingsley, claiming the dog was owned by her cancer-ridden ex-husband Monty.

Crossley is suing for unspecified damages.

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Kyle and Mauricio Won't Save You Anymore

6/2/2015 12:50 AM PDT BY TMZ STAFF
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0601_kim_richars_kyle_richards_Mauricio-Umansky_TMZKim Richards has just lost 2 of the most important people in her life, because we've learned her sister Kyle and husband Mauricio Umansky have washed their hands of her ... ironically, to save her.

Sources connected with the family tell TMZ, Kim stayed in Mexico after her daughter's wedding and was perpetually wasted. We're told in the last few days, Kyle and Mauricio had a security guard fly down to Cabo and literally force Kim onto an airplane where she returned home to L.A.

Our sources say Kim has promised to re-enter rehab, but it's not flying with Kyle and Mauricio. We're told they feel they have done what they can do to save Kim, and the only thing left is tough love.

So, Kim is no longer their problem. If she ends up on the streets, then that's what has to happen. We're told things are so bad, Kyle and Mauricio feel Kim is actually in danger of dying. But they believe the only hope is for her to realize they will not be her safety net to constantly bail her out.

Very sad.

Kyle Richards

I Haven't Spoken to Kim Since

Mexican Wedding Disaster

5/28/2015 12:50 AM PDT BY TMZ STAFF
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Kyle Richards made it clear by what she said and what she didn't say ... her sister Kim is in crisis.

We got Kyle out in Bev Hills Wednesday, and she opened up and said she hasn't spoken with Kim since Kim's daughter tied the knot in Mexico over the weekend.

As we reported, Kim was off the rails, pissing off everyone and apparently under the influence of something. Kyle says everything's okay now, but the way she says it makes it painfully obvious ... she's protecting her sister who is way off the wagon again.

As far as we know, Kim is still MIA. She hasn't returned to rehab and the last she was seen was in Cabo.

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Kim Richards

Under the Influence at Daughter's Wedding

Sober Coach Quits

5/26/2015 10:27 AM PDT BY TMZ STAFF
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0526-kim-richards-wedding-INSTAGRAM-02Kim Richards melted down at her daughter's wedding over the weekend to the point her sober coach quit, her daughter isn't speaking with her anymore and those present say she was either on drugs or alcohol.

Multiple sources tell TMZ ... Kim was clearly under the influence of something, although no one seems to know what. Our sources say whatever Kim took or drank, she did so in private, but when she interacted with people at the wedding she was "a mess."

We're told Kim was saying horribly nasty things to her daughter, Brooke, right after the wedding. We're told Kim was cursing out the groom's family and was generally belligerent. The bride has vowed she won't speak with her mom again.

As for the sober coach ... we're told she couldn't control Kim and left Mexico immediately after the wedding. 

Our sources say Kim is still in Cabo and she's gone radio silent. The rehab facility gave her a pass to attend the wedding but gave her a deadline to return Monday, which she has not done. 

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Kim Richards

Mother of the Bride Is Ready

... To Take That Walk

5/23/2015 4:50 PM PDT BY TMZ STAFF

0523-kim-richards-daughter-wedding-SNAPCHAT-02Kim Richards is watching her daughter Brooke Brinson walk down the aisle in Cabo San Lucas -- putting her recent rehab stay and Bev Hills arrest behind her ... at least for a day.

Kim and her sister Kyle Richards were seen gathering around Brooke shortly before the ceremony when Paris Hilton posted a video of the whole fam getting ready.

Brooke's dream wedding in Cabo is purely ceremonial -- she and Thayer Wiederhorn tied the knot last August in Beverly Hills, so Brooke's ailing father could attend.

As if a wedding in Cabo isn't baller enough -- the groom is heir to the Fatburger chain ... so there should be some juicy post-dinner snacks.

Omarosa Rips 'Real Housewife'

Back Off, Bitch ...

I’m Working This Corner!

5/20/2015 12:40 AM PDT BY TMZ STAFF
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0519-omarosa-pettifleur-berenger-book-TMZ-INSTAGRAM-01O.G. 'Apprentice' bitch Omarosa Manigault isn't about to let some ‘Real Housewife' from Down Under rip-off her self-help book -- and now she's taking legal action to block the "bitch."

The ‘Apprentice’ vet served Pettifleur Berenger -- one of the "Real Housewives of Melbourne" -- with a cease-and-desist for her recent self-help book, "Switch the Bitch: My Formula to Being the Champion of Your Life, Not the Victim."

Sound familiar? Omarosa dropped her own motivational tome, "The Bitch Switch: Knowing How To Turn It On and Off" ... back in October of 2008. 

Gotta say ... Omarosa and her lawyer, Bradford M. Cohen, fired off a pretty entertaining letter. They demand a full accounting of Berenger’s book sales … which they say “should not take long” -- since it's an "absolute bore to read."

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Lastly, if Berenger doesn't pull her "literary classic" off shelves immediately ... Omarosa says she will file a lawsuit seeking $150k for each violation of her copyright.

Bitches, please.

'Real Housewives' Star

'I'm Honored'

To Sell Michael Jordan's Pad

5/18/2015 12:45 AM PDT BY TMZ STAFF

Michael Jordan has called in the big guns to sell his insane Chicago mansion -- hiring "Real Housewives" star Mauricio Umansky ... who tells TMZ Sports he's "honored" to work for the legendary #23.

MJ has been trying to sell the pad since 2012 -- but couldn't move it for the price he wanted (originally $29 mil) .. so swapped out his real estate people and called in Mauricio and Kofi Nartey of The Agency.

"I'm so honored, such a privilege to be hired by the great Michael Jordan,"Mauricio told us.

So, what's Umansky's strategy? It starts with the new asking price ... $14,855,000 ... and when you add those numbers up ... it comes to 23! Pretty cool right? 

Check out the clip ... Mauricio explains why some lucky rich guy is about to land one of the greatest homes he's ever seen.

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Kyle Richards

Not Giving Up on Kim ...

I'm Going To My Niece's Wedding!

5/14/2015 12:29 PM PDT BY TMZ STAFF
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The road to recovery takes time … so Kyle Richards is not ready to give up on elder sister Kim.

TMZ has learned that the ‘Real Housewives of Beverly Hills’ siblings have been taking steps to repair their relationship since their epic, finger-pointing fight on the season 5 reunion show.

Step 1: Kyle visited Kim when she was in rehab.

Step 2: Kyle RSVP'd “yes” to niece Brooke Brinson’s destination wedding next weekend, and for her part Kim backed down from her original position ... making Kyle persona non grata.

We’re told that Kyle wants desperately to preserve the family, and not going to her niece's wedding would be unthinkable.

Alcohol is on the menu, but they’re not worried about Kim relapsing because her drinking is only a problem when she's alone.

Two down ... ten steps to go ...

Kim Richards

Charged in Drunken Rampage

5/14/2015 12:50 AM PDT BY TMZ STAFF
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0513-kim-richards-TMZ-01Kim Richards' Hail Mary didn't work. Despite cleaning up her act in rehab, she's just been charged with multiple crimes for her drunken, Beverly Hills escapade.

The "Real Housewives of Beverly Hills" castmate claims she was distraught after watching the reunion shows and went to the Beverly Hills Hotel, where she was booted from the restaurant around 1:30 AM after the maitre d' claimed she was out-of-control drunk. Cops say they had to drag her out of the bathroom and when they took her to jail she kicked a cop.

The L.A. County D.A. clearly wasn't swayed that Kim checked herself into a Malibu rehab, because we've learned she's now been charged with public intoxication, resisting arrest and battery on a cop.

So Kim now has problems. First, worst case scenario, she could be sentenced to 2 1/2 years in jail. Second, we're told producers have her on the chopping block and the prospect of jail won't help her case.

One housewife at a time in the slammer please ... and Teresa Giudice has that spot

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