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Terrence Howard

Here's How My Ex-Wife

Extorted Me Over My Penis

5/6/2015 9:10 AM PDT BY TMZ STAFF
EXCLUSIVE

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Terrence Howard says he has hard proof his ex-wife extorted him ... threatening to expose details about his genitals to the world unless he paid her handsomely. 

Terrence just filed legal docs in his spousal support war with Michelle, who got 5 years worth of support for a marriage that only lasted a year. It's way more than the norm. 

Terrence now says he agreed to pay her for 5 years because she extorted him, and he says some of it is on tape. He says while they were bickering about the amount of support he'd pay her she threatened to release naked photos and video of him unless she got what she wanted. 

In the docs filed by his attorney Brian Kramer, Terrence says he secretly recorded her saying, "I can make a good $2 million right now ... you want to see your little **** out there in front of TV?"

Terrence says he has her on tape saying she will tell every woman in the world he gave her an STD.

He says she's also caught on tape saying, "Trust me, you're f****** with the wrong person. You f***** with me way too much. I will f****** bury you deep in the ground." 

Terrence wants the judge to throw out the settlement agreement so he doesn't have to pay the balance. The settlement runs for another year, but she'd be entitled to a big chunk of his "Empire" salary, which is expected to swell for season 2.

'Walking Dead' Star

Arrest Vid Partly Released

Put Your Hands Where I Can See 'Em!

5/6/2015 7:33 AM PDT BY TMZ STAFF
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"The Walking Dead" star Seth Gilliam took police on a 4 minute high speed chase down a highway before they cuffed him and hauled away ... and the whole incident was captured on dash cam video.

Cops in Peachtree City, GA busted Gilliam early Sunday morning and said he was doing 107 mph when he blew past them -- and you can see in this video ... he was definitely flying low.

When officers finally pull him over ... one of the officers yells, "I need your hands where I can see 'em. Come back here." Gilliam steps out and immediately gets cuffed while the officer explain he's being arrested for reckless driving.

Now, the odd part -- the video cuts off right after the handcuffs go on Gilliam. Cops say they also found a joint in the car, and Gilliam said he'd had 3 beers and a shot. Seems strange that portion of the arrest video wasn't released.

Peachtree City PD tell us, "It's part of a criminal investigation and anything related to evidence that could prosecute him won't be given out until the investigation is over."

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'Ultimate Survival Alaska' Star

Jimmy Gojdics

Shot Dead in Alaska

5/6/2015 6:25 AM PDT BY TMZ STAFF
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0506-ultimate-survivor-ng-01Jimmy Gojdics, who competed on the National Geographic Channel show "Ultimate Survival Alaska," was shot dead in Fairbanks, Alaska. He was 69.

Alaska State Troopers rushed to Gojidics' home Sunday afternoon, according to Fairbanks Daily News-Miner. When troopers arrived, they found Gojdics in grave condition.

He was taken to a nearby hospital, where he was pronounced dead.

Cops are calling it a homicide, but so far there are no suspects.

Gojdics competed on season 2 of the show, and finished fourth with his team.

'Love and Hip Hop'

Ain't No Love Here!

Mally Mall & Nikki Hit the Skids Again

5/6/2015 12:50 AM PDT BY TMZ STAFF
EXCLUSIVE

Mally Mall and Nikki Mudarris Break Up Again
Hip-hop producer Mally Mall must be bored with love triangles -- the "Love & Hip Hop: Hollywood" star is breaking up with Nikki Mudarris again, but this time THREE other chicks are involved.

Mall and Nikki are known to be on-again/off-again (a recurring theme from Season 1) and their relationship status was set to OFF after a blowup over a Las Vegas fight weekend party. 

According to our sources, the couple was supposed to host a Mayweather/Pacquiao party at a rented house in town, but Mally showed up with three chicks that weren't Nikki ... and she didn't show up at all.

Season 2 is just writing itself.

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James Van Der Beek

'CSI: Cyber' Made Me a Hacking Expert

5/6/2015 12:40 AM PDT BY TMZ STAFF
EXCLUSIVE

"CSI: Cyber" has turned James Van Der Beek into a full-fledged cyber-geek ... and he knows exactly how to keep your online info on lockdown.

Our photog tested the actor to see if he'd learned any tips as Agent Elijah Mundo on how people could protect their Facebook info ... and gotta say, he really surprised us with some deep knowledge.

He's impressive ... think about what he says before you start posting selfies.

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Manny Pacquiao

Hit with Class Action Suit

You Screwed Viewers & Gamblers! [UPDATE]

5/5/2015 12:16 PM PDT BY TMZ STAFF
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0505-manny-doc-launch-tmzupdate_graphic_red_bar4:55 PM PT -- Pissed off fans are coming out of the woodwork now -- a 2nd class action suit was filed against Pacquiao in Los Angeles ... TMZ Sports has learned.

It's pretty much the same as the Nevada suit, but the plaintiffs in L.A. have included Mike Tyson as exhibit A the fight was crap. They point out Iron Mike called it "the Dud of the Century."

They're also looking for at least $5 million.update_grey_gray_barManny Pacquiao and his fight promoters have been hit with a class action lawsuit by people who claim he screwed fans, Pay-per-view buyers and gamblers out of serious money by not disclosing his shoulder injury before the Mayweather fight. 

TMZ Sports has obtained the lawsuit filed in federal court in Nevada ... in which Stephane Vanel and Kami Rahbaran are suing on behalf of a class that feel cheated. 

In the suit,  Vanel and Rahbaran claim they are fighting "on behalf of all persons who purchased tickets; purchased the pay-per-view event; or who wagered money on the event."

The plaintiffs are suing Pacquiao, Bob Arum, Top Rank Boxing and others for consumer fraud -- and they're demanding at least $5 MILLION in damages. 

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Chris Kattan

Ambien Alert

Escorted By Cops From Phoenix Airport

5/5/2015 12:45 PM PDT BY TMZ STAFF
EXCLUSIVE

Chris Kattan AmbienFormer "SNL" star Chris Kattan had airline personnel on edge at the airport in Phoenix -- and his jittery behavior got so bad, cops had to remove him ... but turns out, Chris just needed a nap. 

Phoenix PD says officers were dispatched to the Southwest terminal on Sunday evening to remove a passenger who'd been barred from boarding his flight. Sources say Kattan was mumbling and nervously walking around the gate until 5 responding officers arrived to escort him out of Sky Harbor Airport.

Cops say Kattan told them he had popped an Ambien earlier in the day, and it was still in his system.

Kattan tells TMZ he was up very late Saturday night for a wrap party, and on his way home to L.A. he missed a connecting flight in Phoenix. He says he was just looking for a spot to crash in the terminal when cops arrived.

Cops took Kattan to a nearby hotel to catch some z's before he caught a later flight. He's grateful the officers were kind ... and cops agree Kattan was cooperative.

Chris had more serious Ambien troubles last year -- he was sentenced to 3 years probation for slamming his Mercedes into a parked vehicle while under the influence of the sleep aid. 

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La La Anthony

I've Got Something To Show Hollywood

... My Boobs

5/5/2015 11:17 AM PDT BY TMZ STAFF

Carmelo Anthony's wife La La just totally one-upped the basketball star's promise of a Knicks championship ... by promising the whole world a look at two even more coveted trophies ... her boobs.

La La sat down for an interview with "The Breakfast Club" where she talked about a milestone in her exploding acting career -- an upcoming episode of the Starz show "Power" where she has her first sex scene.

That's when Charlamagne Tha God jumped in ... asking La La if the love scene would feature any 'freeing of the nipple' on her part ... to which she very gleefully answered, "Yes."

FYI -- She says it happens in episode four, which is set to air on June 27th ... so, you're welcome pervs.

Jamie Foxx

Admits Nat'l Anthem 'Was a Little Off'

5/5/2015 9:23 AM PDT BY TMZ STAFF
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Jamie Foxx says his blackness compelled him to do a big over-the top-rendition of the national anthem at the Mayweather fight ... and says technical problems are the only thing to blame for the sharp criticism. 

Foxx just appeared on "Ellen" -- and explained that his ear pieces failed while he was in the ring ... causing him to be out of sync with the orchestra that was playing beside him. 

Despite the mishap, Foxx says his performance "killed" in the arena (in a good way) ... a statement that seems to be refuted by video of Jake Gyllenhaal ... who couldn't have looked less impressed. 

Still, good to have confidence ... 

Rumer Willis

Not Just Demi ...

Full-On Sex Goddess

5/5/2015 7:57 AM PDT BY TMZ STAFF

Rumer Willis Hot BodyYou don't have to give a crap about dancing ... to give a crap about Rumer Willis emerging as a major piece on "Dancing with the Stars" -- although you'd have to watch the damn show to know that. 

As we've said ... she doesn't need the Mirrorball Trophy (but she'll probably get it) -- Rumer's already won the Now Everyone Knows I Have a Bangin' Body award.

Exhibit A: this outfit with the neckline down to her belly button, and the leg slit up to her ... ya know.

Kudos to Bruce Willis and Demi Moore too ... for the Best Damn Genes award.

Shanna Moakler

Selling Off $2.6 Mil Pain

In The Calabasas

5/5/2015 12:30 AM PDT BY TMZ STAFF
EXCLUSIVE

0504_shanna_moakler_mansion_launch2All it took was 7 years and a few alleged death threats, but Shanna Moakler is finally ready to say adios to the house she's shared with Travis Barker ... even AFTER they got divorced.

Sources say Moakler is looking to put distance between herself and Travis so she's selling the 5 bedroom, 6 bath crib in the ritzy Oaks neighborhood of Calabasas. Asking price -- $2.6 million. 

The couple divorced in 2008, but continued living together part-time in the Calabasas for the sake of raising their kids. We're guessing cohabitating just became too much when they were both arrested back in December for allegedly exchanging violent threats. 

We're told construction's almost complete on Shanna's new home in nearby Porter Ranch -- and Travis already has his own place in L.A. 

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'Walking Dead' Star

Arrested for DUI, Pot, and ...

Triple Digit Speeding

5/4/2015 2:09 PM PDT BY TMZ STAFF
breaking news

Seth Gilliam Arrested For DUI

Seth Gilliam plays a priest on "The Walking Dead," but got busted for blazing like a bat out of hell down a highway, possession of marijuana, and DUI. Let us pray. 

Police in Peachtree City, GA arrested Gilliam -- who also played a cop on "The Wire" -- early Sunday morning after officers say they clocked him at 107 mph. Once he was pulled over ... cops smelled booze, and asked Gilliam if he'd been drinking. They say he admitted to having 3 beers and a shot.

According to the police report, the arresting officer also discovered a joint in a cigarette box, hidden in the arm rest.

Cops say Gilliam blew a .107 blood alcohol level. He was arrested and released after posting a $9,818 bond.

It's weird -- Seth's arrest came 2 days after his 'Wire' and 'Walking' co-star Chad L. Coleman freaked out on an NYC train. Something in the water?


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Kylie and Kendall

Don't You Dare Use Our Names!!!

5/4/2015 1:00 AM PDT BY TMZ STAFF
EXCLUSIVE

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WARNING TO KYLIE MINOGUE OR ANYONE ELSE NAMED KYLIE ... YOU MAY NO LONGER BE ALLOWED TO USE YOUR FIRST NAME BECAUSE A 17-YEAR-OLD THINKS IT SHOULD BE HERS AND HERS ALONE. 

It's all part of the Kardashian's blitzkrieg campaign.  We've learned Kylie Jenner has filed an application last month to trademark her first name to "entertainment in the nature of providing information by means of a global computer network in the fields of entertainment, fashion and pop culture."  0501-sub-kendall-kylie-tear-tss-03Kylie also wants to mark her territory for personal appearances "by a celebrity, actress and model."

Although someone might theoretically use the name "Kylie" with a different font, K.J.'s lawyers could swoop in and argue it creates confusion among consumers.  So Kylie Minogue, move over.

BTW ... Kendall has filed an application to trademark her first name for the same purposes.

So watch your ass, Ken Doll.

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