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Ray J

Talks Sex Tape

Just Before Spitting

6/1/2014 12:45 AM PDT BY TMZ STAFF

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Ray J tempted one of the girls in the new reality show "Famous in 12" with the prospect of shooting to stardom Kim Kardashian style ... just days before getting arrested for allegedly spitting on a cop.

Ray J is featured in the first episode of "Famous in 12" ... which debuts on the CW Tuesday at 8 PM.

The show is a TMZ experiment ... to see if a family desperately seeking fame can move to Hollywood and achieve their goal in 12 weeks.  Social media will be a big part of the show ... i.e., your opinion will count.


Ray was pretty open about the power of the sex tape with 22-year-old Jameelah Artiaga (@FN12Jameelah.)

She seems ... undecided.

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Ray J's Porn Profits ...

The Wedding Gift That Keeps Coming

5/19/2014 4:23 PM PDT BY TMZ STAFF
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Ray J is sending Kim Kardashian and Kanye West a huge check for their wedding -- even though his invitation was lost in the mail (as in it never existed) -- but the gift is his share of profits from the sex tape with Kim!

We're guessing Yeezy would prefer a blender. Or leather jogging pants.
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Ray J

Wedding Gift for Kim

PORN PROFITS!

5/19/2014 1:00 AM PDT BY TMZ STAFF
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It may be the most awesome wedding gift of all time ... Ray J is giving Kim Kardashian and Kanye West a $47K check ... representing 4 months of his 2014 profits from the epic porn tape with Kim.

It's breathtaking on 2 levels -- that Ray J has such humongous cajones, and that the tape is still raking in a fortune after 7 years.

Here's the breakdown of the wedding gift.  Mind you, this is just Ray J's cut:

-- January  $6,135.60
-- February $20,097.31
-- March $9,674.76
-- April $10,931.52
-- TOTAL:  $46,840.13

Now get this ... sources from Vivid Entertainment tell us the tape has grossed $50 MILLION!

Remember, we're told Kim gets AT LEAST as much as Ray J, though we don't know exactly how much.

We've reached out to Kim to see if she'll accept Ray's gift, but so far no word back. We're told ... if she doesn't want it he'll donate the money to her favorite charity.

Ray J -- yes, that's his wallet AND he's happy to see you.

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V. Stiviano

Revenge Porn Offer

Sex On Tape With Black Guys

5/2/2014 12:20 AM PDT BY TMZ STAFF
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can now loosely take Donald Sterling up on his offer ... allowing her to have sex with black guys. 

Vivid Entertainment honcho Steve Hirsch has sent V. a letter ... offering her a starring role in a sex tape with, as he put it, "the most well-endowed black men in the porn industry" -- which as you know is really saying something.

But Hirsch understands one thing for sure -- 15 minutes of fame.   He's given V. 24 hours to make her decision.

We're sure she gets the drill.

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'Love & Hip Hop'

Most Pirated Sex Tape of All Time

4/21/2014 9:32 AM PDT BY TMZ STAFF
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The "Love & Hip Hop" sex tape has overtaken the Kim Kardashian skin flick in popularity  -- in fact it's already the most pirated sex tape of all time .... according to the porn company behind its release.

The full length L&HH sex tape was officially released at midnight -- and a rep for Vivid tells TMZ ... in just 9 hours, the company sent out more than 1,200 cease-and-desist letters to websites that were illegally hosting it.

Vivid honcho Steve Hirsch isn't messing around either -- telling us, "If you even try to illegally download this tape we will come after you full force. We have three full-time attorneys prepared and ready to go."

As we reported, the anticipation leading to the tape's release has been insane -- pre-sale numbers were through the roof ... totaling roughly $400,000.

Since the release at midnight, we're told Vivid's website has been raking in new memberships -- averaging 15 new joins every MINUTE.

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'Love & Hip Hop' Sex Tape

Pre-Sales Are

Through the Roof!

4/19/2014 1:00 AM PDT BY TMZ STAFF
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0411_sex_tape_mimi_launchThere might be a new queen of sex tapes ... TMZ has learned the tape starring Mimi Faust from "Love & Hip Hop" is one of the hottest pre-sellers Vivid has ever seen.

Vivid Entertainment honcho Steve Hirsch tells TMZ ... they've made more than $400,000 in pre-sales ... just off the trailer. Hirsch says Vivid has never seen pre-orders at this level.

"Mimi & Nikko: Scandal in Atlanta" is set to drop Monday in full on Vivid.com and Hirsch says he's expecting sales to be massive.

Or he could just be talking about Nikko's manhood.

'Love & Hip Hop' Sex Tape Stars

We Get Off on Measuring

4/18/2014 7:30 AM PDT BY TMZ STAFF
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041814_mimi_nikko_launch_v2Mimi Faust and Nikko Smith -- stars of the "Love & Hip Hop" sex tape -- have a bit of an unusual fetish ... and it involves a ruler. We'll explain ... 

According to sources who've seen the tape in its entirety, there is a scene where Faust measures Smith's flaccid penis with a ruler. She then says, "Let's see if we can make it grow." You can guess what happens next. 

Our photog found the couple at LAX yesterday ... where they joked about popularizing a certain shower rod ... and explained why they're so into the measuring routine.

BTW ... we'll spare you the exact numbers, but it's obvious why Smith's into logging his stats.

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Mimi Bangs ...

Shower Rods Pop

4/17/2014 5:45 PM PDT BY TMZ STAFF
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"Love & Hip Hop Atlanta" star Mimi Faust makes one freaky move in the shower -- while shooting her sex tape -- and now there's a run on her chosen rod ... shower rod.

Get one quick, or risk breaking your back in some crazy position you shouldn't have tried anyway. Safe sex, people! 

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'Love & Hip Hop' Sex Tape

Cripples Home Depot

NATIONAL SHOWER ROD SHORTAGE

4/17/2014 12:45 AM PDT BY TMZ STAFF
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Demand is going through the roof for gymnastics-strength shower rods -- all thanks to "Love & Hip Hop" star Mimi Faust's sex tape acrobatics -- and Home Depot, Lowe's, Target, and Walmart are struggling to keep up.

We called employees at each of the major retailers (from Georgia to Cali) and we're getting the same story -- ever since the trailer for Mimi's sex tape came out, people have been racing to purchase their own super-strong shower rods to recreate the Mimi experience.

And supplies are running out -- a customer at one Home Depot in Georgia tells us, they were totally sold out of Mimi-strength shower rods.

This is a real thing -- a Twitter search for "Mimi shower rod" shows an endless list of people trying to get their hands on one. There's even a Twitter account dedicated to it (@MimiShowerRod). And don't even get us started on the Vine videos.

We reached out to officials at Home Depot, Lowe's, Walmart, and Target -- no word back so far.

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'American Idol' Star

That's NOT My Penis

In 'Love & HH' Sex Tape

4/15/2014 12:35 AM PDT BY TMZ STAFF
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Former "American Idol" finalist Nikko Smith wants the world to know ... he is NOT the Nikko Smith who stars in a sex tape with "Love & Hip Hop" star Mimi Faust -- but he's not exactly embarrassed by the mistaken identity.

Nikko -- who placed 9th in Season 4 -- tells TMZ, his phone has been ringing off the hook with calls from concerned friends and family members who read about a Nikko Smith's sex tape. He says fans have been tweeting him non-stop too.

'AI' Nikko says he's never dated, or even met Mimi Faust -- but adds he's cool with being compared to her boyfriend -- mostly because sex tape Nikko's hung like a moose.

He tells us, "There could be worse things linked to my name. At least the guy didn't murder someone."



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'Love & Hip Hop' Star

Hardcore Sex Tape

With Reality Co-Star

4/14/2014 12:55 AM PDT BY TMZ STAFF
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"Love & Hip Hop" star Mimi Faust is finally making love not war -- in a BRAND NEW SEX TAPE -- and her partner in slime is her co-star and BF from the reality show.

Vivid honcho Steve Hirsch tells TMZ ... he got hold of the sex tape starring Mimi and Nikko Smith, and then contacted them to sign off on it going public. He says "Love & Hip Hop" producers also gave their blessing ... presumably in an effort to spice up the reality show for next season.

We've seen clips of "Mimi & Nikko: Scandal in Atlanta" ... it's the real deal and it's intense.  It's scheduled for release later this month.

As the saying goes, when all else fails ... make a sex tape.

Farrah Abraham

Exposing Sex Tape Biz and Her I.Q.

4/10/2014 12:02 AM PDT BY TMZ STAFF
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Farrah Abraham wants to air her dirty laundry from the sex tape biz -- not the actual sheets she banged on, but porn industry secrets ... which has one exec worried.  

But we're guessing backdoor teen mom, 3 sheets of paper, and a crayon can't do too much damage.

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Vivid to Farrah Abraham

Keep Your Mouth Shut ...

OR ELSE

4/9/2014 12:20 AM PDT BY TMZ STAFF
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Vivid Entertainment execs are FREAKED OUT at Farrah Abraham's upcoming book about the sex tape industry ... and they've fired off a letter demanding that she keep her trap shut.

Vivid honcho Steve Hirsch has a lot to lose if Farrah blabs about how the porn company courts and signs celeb talent.  Hirsch believes his trade secrets are worth millions ... but only if they remain secret.

Farrah's book -- "Celebrity Sex Tape" -- is loosely based on her experience in the porn biz which ended in "Back Door Teen Mom."

We're told Hirsch worries Farrah could blow the lid on the way her tape was made with porn star James Deen.  It was marketed as a sex tape, but it's pretty apparent it was Hirsch's brainchild.

In Hirsch's letter ... he notes Farrah signed a confidentiality agreement and she can't hide behind thinly-veiled fiction.

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