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Trump to UCLA Players: You Better Thank My Ass!!

11/15/2017 7:23 AM PST
Breaking News

Donald Trump has a message to the UCLA basketball players who got out of China -- SHOW ME SOME DAMN LOVE!!!

"Do you think the three UCLA basketball players will say thank you President Trump? They were headed for 10 years in jail!" Trump tweeted.

Earlier this week, it was reported Trump personally spoke with the President of China to help free LiAngelo Ball, Jalen Hill and Cody Riley after they were arrested for shoplifting in Hangzhou.

The players were released from China on Tuesday and touched down in L.A. late Tuesday night. They're expected to address the media Wednesday at 11 AM PT. 

We'll be watching ... and so will President Trump! 

Joe Jackson Posts Bizarre Vid for Blanket ... Seems Confused

11/13/2017 6:40 PM PST

Michael Jackson's father, Joe Jackson, posted a video that was addressed to his grandson, Blanket ... but it might've been meant for his older brother, Prince.  

Joe tweeted a video message Monday in which he tells Blanket to "stay healthy" and "stay off those bikes" ... this after Prince recently got into a motorcycle accident that sent him to the hospital. 

He rambles a bit in the post, but it appears he's simply sending good vibes to his grandkid(s) ... even though he seems a little confused as to which one got injured. 

The timing is interesting, too -- Katherine Jackson resigned as Blanket's guardian just a few weeks ago, citing both her age and Blanket's as reasons for stepping down.

Colin Kaepernick Meek Mill Is Getting Screwed (And He's Not Alone)

11/13/2017 2:11 PM PST
Breaking News

Colin Kaepernick is going to bat for Meek Mill -- saying the rapper is a victim of the same "radicalized injustice" that has been screwing black men for years. 

FYI, Meek was sentenced to 2 to 4 years in prison after a judge ruled he violated probation stemming from a 2008 drugs and weapons case by getting busted for a St. Louis airport fight ... and his reckless driving arrest in NYC.

Even though both cases were dropped, the judge said the arrests alone were violations. People are furious about this ... including Kaepernick.

"Sadly there are Black folks going through the same radicalized injustice(s) within the justice system that Meek Mill has experienced for over a decade EVERY SINGLE DAY," Kaep tweeted. 

"This requires more than just gradual reform in laws -- It requires a swift overhaul."

Others say Meek's sentence was fair based upon the multiple run-ins he's had with law enforcement since he was placed on probation.

Conor McGregor 'F**k Yous All' ... Responds to Ref Incident

11/13/2017 7:02 AM PST
Breaking News

Conor McGregor is explaining why he "lost it" at an MMA fight in Dublin on Friday -- saying the ref had no business trying to throw him out of the cage.

He also offered up a "f**k yous" to all of his critics.

You remember the incident -- Conor illegally scaled the cage at Bellator 187 after his training partner, Charlie Ward, won by knockout ... and EXPLODED on veteran UFC ref Marc Goddard for breaking up the party. He slapped a regulatory official square in the dome too.

After the fight, everyone was asking the same question -- why did Conor go batsh*t insane?

McGregor tweeted (and then deleted) early Monday morning, saying:

"Bloke KO'd on floor bout a minute straight and ref trying to say fight's not over, Conor. That's when I lost it. F**k yous all."

So, what happens next? Will McGregor be disciplined for getting physical with multiple officials?

We've reached out to the UFC to see if they'll take action. Stay tuned ...

Mike Huckabee Twitter's New 280 Limit Is Good For Trump ... And America, Too!

11/11/2017 12:20 AM PST
EXCLUSIVE

Mike Huckabee thinks America will only benefit from Donald Trump having more characters to defend himself on Twitter ... and sounds like Huckabee thinks it'll prevent another covfefe. 

We got the former Arkansas governor and two-time Republican presidential candidate at LAX Thursday and asked him about Twitter doubling its character limit from 140 to 280. 

According to Huckabee, who became an active supporter of Trump after suspending his 2016 run for president, it'll also help Trump's war -- and his daughter's --  with the media.

Jeremy Piven Innocent Until Proven Guilty ... Anyone 'Memba That?

11/9/2017 3:50 PM PST
Breaking News

Jeremy Piven wants Hollywood to remember one thing amid the flood of sexual misconduct allegations against himself and others: Innocent until proven guilty.

Piven says, "We seem to be entering dark times -- allegations are being printed as facts and lives are being put in jeopardy without a hearing, due process or evidence." Last month, a woman claimed Piven had groped and sexually harassed her on the "Entourage" set. Two other women have also come forward with accusations against him.

Now, Jeremy says he's willing to take a lie detector test to prove his innocence, and adds he -- and perhaps Kevin Spacey, Harvey Weinstein and Louis C.K. -- deserve "the benefit of a doubt before we rush to judgment."

Spacey's already been axed from the feature film, "All the Money in the World," "House of Cards" and Netflix, in general. Weinstein's been banished from multiple Hollywood organizations.

Piven ended his plea on Twitter, saying, "Continuing to tear each other down and destroy careers based on mere allegations is not productive on any level." 

Sen. Chuck Schumer Thank God for China Because Trump Can't Tweet ... Or Can He?

11/9/2017 12:30 AM PST
EXCLUSIVE

Chuck Schumer just took a jab at President Trump and the entire country of China  ... but gave a fast food chain a ringing endorsement.

We got the New York Senator at Capitol Hill Wednesday and asked about China's Twitter ban ... he says the policy's a good thing -- at least while the Prez is there. As for China as a whole ... Schumer's clearly not a fan.

The joke's on Chuck, though ... because Trump's still tweeting away, reportedly with the help of special equipment that lets him bypass the country's Internet firewall.

Right around the time we talked to Schumer, Trump posted a reminder of last year's election victory.

The Senator probably needed a McDonald's break after that.

Raiders Lineman We Didn't Plot to Hurt Derek Carr ... Miko Grimes Is Lying

11/7/2017 7:57 AM PST
Breaking News

Oakland Raiders stud lineman Donald Penn says allegations that the offensive line plotted to injure QB Derek Carr over his stance on taking a knee are total and utter bullcrap. 

Penn is firing back at Miko Grimes -- wife of Bucs star Brent Grimes -- who went on "The Breakfast Club" and claimed there was an internal dispute during Week 3 ... and the line let Carr have it in Week 4. 

"The reason Derek Carr got injured is because the Raiders offensive line allowed him to get injured because he was against them protesting. They had a fight in the locker room before that Monday night game with the Redskins," Miko said.

She continued -- "That's the only all-black offensive line in the NFL is the Raiders. ... When the whole offensive line said they were going to kneel, he was like, 'No, you're not kneeling. This is America, you're going to stand for the flag' ... so when they came out to play, they basically had a plan." 

Enter Penn -- the leader of Oakland's O-line -- who shot Grimes down hard. 

"It’s crazy how people will make up lies and tell a story so false and untrue 2 get them some attention," Penn tweeted. "I hope it was worth it. All lies."

President Trump Erased from Twitter!!! Twitter Employee Did It

11/2/2017 4:18 PM PDT
Breaking News

5:25 PM PT -- Twitter's now copping to one of its staffers pulling the plug on President Trump. 

Just a shot in the dark here, but we're thinking POTUS will have plenty to say about this.Donald Trump's Twitter page was mysteriously taken down ... only to reappear after a few minutes.

The @realDonaldTrump handle was shut down just before 4 PM PT ... sending the twitterverse into a frenzy. If you checked in to see what the Prez was spewing tweeting ... you got the automated message, "Sorry, that page doesn't exist!"

But before conspiracy theorists could formulate a nice, juicy plot -- the page was back up and running and seemed to have all of his timeline intact.

His last tweet before the crash was about his nominee for Federal Reserve Chairman. 

Zachary Quinto Spacey's Coming Out Is 'Deeply Sad and Troubling'

10/30/2017 10:34 AM PDT

Kevin Spacey is taking more heat from the LGBT community -- now, Zachary Quinto is teeing off on his coming out, calling it "deeply sad and troubling."

The 'Star Trek' star says Spacey's announcement he's gay was nothing but a "calculated manipulation to deflect attention from the very serious accusation" ... that he attempted to molest then-14-year-old actor Anthony Rapp.

As we reported ... Spacey came out in his apology statement to Rapp, in which he also claimed he didn't remember the alleged incident.

Quinto ain't buying that. He added, "i am sorry that kevin only saw fit to acknowledge his truth when he thought it would serve him - just as his denial served him for so many years." 

Rosie O'Donnell has ripped Spacey, and so has Billy Eichner

Rosie O'Donnell to Kevin Spacey You're Like Weinstein ... We All Knew!!!

10/30/2017 9:24 AM PDT

Rosie O'Donnell is calling out Kevin Spacey for allegedly having a rep as a predator in Hollywood, akin to Harvey Weinstein ... saying everyone in Hollywood knew.

Rosie took to Twitter Monday to directly slam Spacey for not remembering an alleged attempt at molesting then-14-year-old Anthony Rapp ... and she didn't mince words.

She tweeted ... "f*** u kevin - like Harvey we all new about u - I hope more men come forward @KevinSpacey." Rosie added ... "no one knew details - like harvey - but u knew both were creepy men with reps that said so."

As we reported ... Spacey came out as gay in his statement addressing Rapp's allegations. Other celebs have blasted him for choosing such a moment to embrace his sexuality.

Kevin hasn't responded to the latest criticism. 

Kathy Griffin Andy Cohen Diss Isn't Funny ... He's 'Deeply Misogynistic'

10/27/2017 9:26 AM PDT

Kathy Griffin is ripping into Andy Cohen for dissing her to a TMZ photog -- and says he was a horrible misogynist to her while she was at Bravo.

Kathy was reacting to a video we posted where Andy joked he had no idea who Kathy was. It seemed clear he held some sort of grudge ... possibly over Kathy calling their mutual friend, Anderson Cooper, "spineless."

But she is making it clear it goes way deeper than that. Andy was a Bravo exec when Kathy's 'My Life on the D-List' was airing ... as well as several of her comedy specials. She claims Andy "Treated me like a dog" and was "deeply misogynistic."

She wasn't more specific about the allegation.

Eric Chase Bolling Jr. Death Ruled Accidental Overdose ... Father Says

10/26/2017 4:08 PM PDT
Breaking News

5:25 PM PT -- We've obtained Bolling Jr.'s autopsy report -- it confirms Sr.'s tweets -- saying Jr. died of an accidental overdose. The report states Jr.'s blood had cocaine, fentanyl and a medication for anxiety.

The death of Eric Chase Bolling Jr. has been ruled an accidental overdose ... this according to his father.

The ex-Fox News Channel anchor, Eric Bolling, said he received tragic news Thursday from the coroner in Colorado informing him his 19-year-old son accidentally overdosed on drugs that included opioids. Eric went on to say, "Adrienne and I thank you for your continued prayers and support. We must fight against this national epidemic, too many innocent victims."

The news comes on the same day President Trump declared the opioid epidemic a national public health emergency.

We broke the story ... Eric died after suffering "emotional torture" over the humiliation his dad was suffering following his firing from the network over sexual harassment allegations.

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