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Bruce Jenner

Kris Who?

I'm in Control of My TV Docuseries

1/29/2015 1:00 AM PST BY TMZ STAFF
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Bruce Jenner
is calling ALL the shots in the production of his upcoming docuseries which chronicles a journey that will produce some fundamental changes in his life ... TMZ has learned.

Sources familiar with the production tell TMZ ... the docuseries will begin airing in either May or June on E!.   

We're told a significant portion of the docuseries will involve Bruce's interaction with doctors, discussing procedures and goals. It will also deal with psychological implications.

As we reported, Bruce's family, including his daughters, sons and Kris, will all appear on the show but they are not the central part.

Our sources say Bruce is at the center of production. Kris is not calling any of the shots. And we're told it's a "completely separate project" from "Keeping Up with the Kardashians" and Bruce does NOT want it to air until the "Kardashians" finale is over and out.

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Bruce Jenner

You Can Watch My 'Journey' on TV

1/28/2015 10:56 AM PST BY TMZ STAFF
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Bruce Jenner is shooting a docuseries about his life changes that will air on television ... TMZ has confirmed.

We're told the footage has been shot over the last few months and chronicles what Kim has described as Bruce's "journey." 

We're told the footage is a very personal look from Bruce's vantage point of the process of changing.

Multiple sources say the documentary will include interaction with Bruce's kids and ex-wife Kris and how they are receiving the news.

One source familiar with the production tells us when Bruce talked openly with the family, at one point Kris "lost it." 

We're told all of Bruce's kids -- the boys and girls -- have been "extremely supportive." 

Our sources say the docuseries will air on E.

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Courtney Love

Hooks a Shark ...

Date or Deal with Kevin O'Leary?

1/28/2015 10:00 AM PST BY TMZ STAFF

012815_courtney_love_kevin_oleary_launchCourtney Love and "Shark Tank" maven Kevin O'Leary enjoyed dinner together Tuesday night in West Hollywood, but the question is ... who was pitching who?

Love and Mr. Wonderful were inside the restaurant for nearly four hours and when they made their exit, the paps were quick to ask if they were dating. O'Leary immediately said no -- he is a married man -- so that just leaves the topic of money. 

Does Courtney have a killer business plan? Does Kevin have a plan for Courtney's career?

We'd invest a million dollars for 100% of the answer.

'Real Housewives' NeNe Leakes

Warns Kenya and Claudia

Call Me Bipolar and I'll Sue

1/28/2015 4:50 AM PST BY TMZ STAFF
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"Real Housewives of Atlanta" star NeNe Leakes says it doesn't matter they're all on a reality show  -- if Kenya Moore and Claudia Jordan don't zip their lips she'll sue.

Both Moore and Jordan got warned by Leake's lawyers Tuesday to stop damaging her brand with smack talk. NeNe's pissed at Jordan for calling her bipolar and, even worse, sporting bad veneers. Her beef with Moore is unclear.

Two things strike us. It's a little "pot calling the kettle black" because NeNe's been known to go after other cast members ... por ejemplo saying Claudia was such a tramp "her clit has left her body."

And you gotta wonder what producers think about their stars setting limits on the drama.

Benzino

Arrested

Loaded Guns and Airports Don't Mix

1/28/2015 4:40 AM PST BY TMZ STAFF
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Former "Love & Hip Hop Atlanta" star Benzino was arrested Tuesday night at an airport for trying to send a loaded gun through a security checkpoint. 

Law enforcement sources tell TMZ, Benzino put his carry-on bag on the conveyor belt at Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport. A suspicious TSA employee dug inside and found a loaded 9 millimeter firearm with 7 rounds in the magazine.

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Benzino didn't make his flight to L.A., but he did get his very own escort to the local jail. He was released on $3K bail.

The reality star was fired from the show after allegedly making death threats against another cast member.

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'BGC' Star Judi Jackson

Yes, My Customers Got Screwed ...

But Let's Makeup

1/28/2015 12:30 AM PST BY TMZ STAFF
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Bad girls Club Judi Jackson Makeup"Bad Girls Club" star Judi Jackson is getting pounded by the Better Business Bureau for allegedly leaving a ton of customers in the lurch -- so, now she's firing up the bus and throwing it in reverse.

BEEP BEEP BEEP BEEP

Jackson tells TMZ ... Kissable Vixen was flooded with orders over the holidays -- which seems like it would be good news. However, she says they were out of supplies and intended to shut down for a 2-week hiatus while they restocked. 

Jackson says the problems started when she couldn't get into the company's computer to warn customers about delays -- and she blames that on her business partner giving her bum passwords.  

We contacted the business partner -- whom Jackson says she ripped for the screwup -- and she acknowledged things got out of control because she'd been "hella busy."

We're told the BBB is still investigating the complaints -- but both JJ and her partner claim they've got things running smoothly again.

Brittney Griner & Glory Johnson

Say Yes to the

Very, Very Tall Dress

1/27/2015 10:15 AM PST BY TMZ STAFF
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012715_brittney_griner_tlc_launch Engaged WNBA stars Brittney Griner and Glory Johnson are 6'8" and 6'3" respectively, so when it came time to find a wedding gown ... they needed help from the folks at "Say Yes to the Dress: Atlanta."

And it wasn't easy. According to our sources, it will actually be Johnson who will be wearing the dress ... while Griner will go with a suit.

During the taping of the episode, set to air Friday on TLC, we're told Glory had to try on a bunch of dresses to find one that fits right ... cause most brides didn't average 9.2 rebounds/game last season.

We're told even though Brittney won't be wearing a gown, she was very active in helping to pick one out ... which is more help than most women get.

Kim Kardashian

Bruce is on a 'Journey'

1/26/2015 8:30 PM PST BY TMZ STAFF

012615_kimk_et_launchKim Kardashian gave what could be a revealing peek into the life of Bruce Jenner, saying, "I guess I'll kind of let everyone be curious and I feel like that's his journey to talk about."

With rumors swirling about Bruce's ever-changing appearance, Kim seemed to be signaling something significant was afoot.  

She told Entertainment Tonight, "I will say that I think Bruce should tell his story his way ... I think everyone goes through things in life and I think that story and what Bruce is going through, I think he'll share whenever the time is right."

Kim and the brood got together a week ago in a show of support for Bruce.

The interview airs Tuesday on Entertainment Tonight.

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'Shark Tank's' Kevin O'Leary

I Wouldn't Buy Super Bowl Ad

Here's the Problem ...

1/27/2015 6:38 AM PST BY TMZ STAFF
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012715_kevin_oleary_launch_v2It's not the fact it costs $4 MILLION for 30 seconds, "Shark Tank" star Kevin O'Leary tells TMZ Sports there's another big problem when it comes to Super Bowl advertising. 

Mr. Wonderful hit up Craig's in L.A. for dinner Monday -- when he explained why spending the money could be a great investment for the right company ... just not for him. 

But the real challenge when it comes to Super Bowl advertising isn't coming up with the cash ... Kev says it's all about what happens AFTER the big game.

Ghost Adventures Star

Demons Be Gone!

Dumps Haunted Pad

1/27/2015 12:20 AM PST BY TMZ STAFF
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Ghost Adventures Star Sells Haunted Home"Ghost Adventures" star Zak Bagans is through dealing with Satan and his minions ... now they're someone else's problem.

Bagans survived 20 months of a dead housing market, and finally unloaded the house he claims has been possessed ever since he brought home a human skull (for research, of course).

Not shockingly ... that claim didn't really help move the house any faster. 

Waiting out the demon paid off -- we're told Bagans got $445,000 for the house ... an $85K profit. 

As for the new owner, we have a recommendation for a cleaning lady ...

Phillip Phillips

I Want to be Gone, Gone, Gone

From My 'Idol' Contract

1/26/2015 10:16 AM PST BY TMZ STAFF
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Phillip Phillips
says "American Idol" producers are ruining his career ... and he wants out of his contract with them before he goes in the dumper.

Phillips claims 19 Entertainment has held him down since he won the competition in 2012. Phillips claims 19 controls every aspect of his career and has made decisions that only benefit them and actually hurt him.

Phillips mentions one concert -- where he was forced to perform a free show for a JetBlue ad, and 19 flat out told him he had to do it because it benefited the "American Idol" live concert tour.

He also says they have kept him in the dark to the point he wasn't even consulted about the title to one of his albums and only found out when he heard about it in the media.

Phillips goes on and on, claiming it's typical "in the life of a rising star" for the record company to give him a better deal, yet 19 never asked Interscope to cut him a break. As you know, Jimmy Iovine who ran Interscope until recently was also a mentor on "Idol."

Phillip says the 19 contract is so one-sided it's illegal, and he's asking for the Labor Commission to let him out.  

The story broke in the Hollywood Reporter.

update_graphic_red_barThe rep for 19 Entertainment tells TMZ, "We have always acted in the best interest of Phillip. We will vigorously defend ourselves from any baseless claims to the contrary and from any attempt to interfere with our rights and relationships." Translation ... they're gonna fight him.
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Kanye West

I'm Not Signing that Pic ...

That's Kim's OTHER Wedding!

1/25/2015 12:46 PM PST BY TMZ STAFF
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012515_kanye_west_launchKanye West had a sweet moment when he arrived in D.C. Sunday ... a fan wanted him to sign a pic of his bride on their wedding day ... problem is, the guy had the wrong groom!

Kanye and Kim were making their way to their limo when the autograph hound extended his arm, photo in hand.  Turns out it was from wedding #2, when Kim married Kris Humphries.

You would think Kanye would have blanched, but this is the new, improved, hyper-social Kanye West!

Check it out ... it's hilarious.

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Mama June

I Don't Want Money From Sugar Bear

But I Do Need ...

1/25/2015 12:45 AM PST BY TMZ STAFF
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Mama June Sugar Bear Child SupportMama June knows Sugar Bear is broke as a joke ... so she's willing to cut him a break on child support -- but she tells TMZ she's demanding something more important from him. 

Mama June says she and Suge aren't squabbling over money because she's flush right now, and realizes he's strapped for cash. However, she's putting her foot down when it comes to him spending time with Alana.

She says daddy-daughter time will be tricky once she moves to her new house 90 minutes away from McIntyre, GA ... where SB is living. June says they're working out a plan for regular visitation.  

We're told Sugar's determined to see his daughter -- and June says they've kept things very civil when it comes to Alana.

You can't keep a bear from his honey.

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