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Sofia Vergara

Ex-Fiance Wants to Have Her Baby

... Without Her

4/15/2015 10:58 AM PDT BY TMZ STAFF
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Sofia Vergara's ex-fiance is suing her to prevent the actress from destroying the fertilized eggs they created when they were a couple because he still wants to have her baby.

It's a bizarre lawsuit. Nick Loeb claims he and Sofia made a contract back in November 2013 where they agreed to attempt to have children by means of in vitro fertilization. Her eggs were fertilized by his sperm and then frozen and kept at a Beverly Hills facility. 

Nick claims Sofia now wants to destroy the eggs because they broke up, but he says he has the right to go forward because both parties have not agreed in writing to destroy the eggs. 

Here's what's weird. Nick claims in the lawsuit, she physically abused him on 4 separate occasions, punching him in the face twice, kicked him and threw her phone at his head.  And he claims she repeatedly berated him. If that's the case, it seems a little strange he wants a kid with her DNA.

In the documents, first reported by In Touch, Nick makes it clear he wants a child. 

Clearly Sofia has moved on. She's engaged to Joe Manganiello and is certainly done with Nick.

Model Sarah Stage

Skinny Pregnancy, But ...

Pops Out Big Baby!

4/15/2015 8:07 AM PDT BY TMZ STAFF
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0415-sarah-stage-instagram-02The day after model Sarah Stage took a ton of flak for looking like the fittest pregnant woman in history ... she squeezed out a baby wayyy bigger than anyone with eyes would expect. 

Stage gave birth Tuesday afternoon to James Hunter -- 8 lbs. 7 oz. and 22 inches long. Totally normal size for a newborn, and maybe even a little large ... considering Mom posted a pic Monday that looked like she'd just had a big lunch. 

Stage's pregnancy was so easy, she even went out to dinner with pal Melissa Molinaro on Sunday night ... still looking like your typical rail thin L.A. chick.

Guys wanna get her pregnant, women wanna BE her pregnant.

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Kim Kardashian & Kanye West

Prisoner Sues

Keep Those People Out of Florida!

4/8/2015 8:40 AM PDT BY TMZ STAFF
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Kim Kardashian and Kanye West must be stopped at the Florida border, because they're nothing but wannabe Jay Z's and Beyonce's ... according to a prisoner who has taken his cause to court.

Wayne Albright -- who's been locked up since 2000 for attempted sexual assault -- claims Florida needs protection from the couple he calls "Meat Whistles" and "Moose Knuckles."

Albright shows abject contempt for the famous duo, declaring the only tolerable Kardashian is Rob, who's "eating himself out of house and home, no doubt from the shame he feels as a result of what Kim has done to the Kardashian name."

The prisoner is specifically targeting Kim and Kanye from stepping foot in Florida, and he wants to "ban these two Moose Knuckles from appearing on any television programs aired in the state of Florida, unless it's Court TV and they're on trial for posing as a famous couple."

Albright seeks a temporary restraining order, telling the judge, "You have your work cut out for you ... so what do you say? Make us all proud."

Russell Crowe

You've Been Struck By

My Smooth MJ Impression

4/8/2015 7:00 AM PDT BY TMZ STAFF
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Russell Crowe got prank called by Michael Jackson so often ... he can now do a pretty good impression -- and he uncorked it for our us in D.C.

Russell was heading into the premiere of his new flick, "The Water Diviner," and our photog, Colin, asked about his recent revelation that MJ busted his balls for 3 years with harassing fake calls -- think, "Is Seymour Butts there? How about Hugh Jass?" 

Crowe tells us they'd actually shoot the breeze after the prank, and he was obviously listening closely to Michael. Watch the clip ... pretty funny to see Maximus using an MJ voice. 

He also talks about his near miss at Neverland.  

David Letterman

Running Around Like A Chicken ...

With Its Shoes Cut Off

3/23/2015 8:20 AM PDT BY TMZ STAFF

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Oh boy ... David Letterman snuck out of his island retirement home without his shoes again ... at least it looks that way.  

Dave was down in St. Barts this past weekend mentally preparing to step down from the 'Late Show' when he took an early morning Caribbean jog ... sans shoes, only socks.

There's a ton of studies about the benefits of jogging barefoot ... and Dave's embracing all of them during his island time. 

Hey, in a few months he can be Shoeless Dave, permanently.

Mariah Carey & Courtney Love

Crazy Dinner Duo

... With a Side of Ratner

3/23/2015 7:33 AM PDT BY TMZ STAFF

0323-mariah-carey-courtney-love-instagramAnd the award for Most Unexpected Dinner Table goes to -- Mariah Carey and Courtney Love ... in a Brett Ratner production.

The director broke bread with Mariah and Courtney last night at Craig's in West Hollywood ... and we can only imagine the stories Brett walked away with after sitting between those two.

Perhaps they chatted about Courtney's "Empire" appearance -- after all, she said she was channeling her inner Mariah ... plus Mariah is one of many people rumored to guest star next season. 

As for Ratner ... he's pals with both women, but this is the first time we've seen them all out together. Considering the massive bank accounts at the table -- we gotta ask ... 

Wladimir Klitschko

Wrestles Alligator

... Lives.

3/13/2015 5:08 PM PDT BY TMZ STAFF
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Wladimir Klitschko:
Age: 38
Weight: 246 lbs
Size: 6'6"

Charlie the Alligator:
Age: 10-ish
Weight: 200 lbs
Size: 9'0"  

It was boxer vs. man-eater at the Gator Park in Miami, Florida this week ... when Hayden Panettiere's baby daddy got up close and personal with a live male alligator ... and TMZ Sports has the pics. 

It's unclear why a guy whose hands are worth SO MUCH MONEY would put his fists near the mouth of a gator ... but we're told he was with a German TV crew that was shooting for some sort of reality-ish show about Klitschko's life. 

We spoke with a rep for Charlie the Alligator (his trainer Tom) who tells us, "He had complete control over the alligator for about a minute and a half."

Turns out, gators pack one hell of a punch when they chomp down ... but the muscles that OPEN their jaws are super-weak, which is why Tom allowed Wlad to put his hands on Charlie's face.

"I'm sure it is uncomfortable for someone who is doing it for the first time, but he was brave."

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'Pirates of the Caribbean'

Long Arrrrrm of the Law

Hunting for Arrrmed Pirate

3/10/2015 6:10 AM PDT BY TMZ STAFF
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APB Australia -- be on the lookout for a pirate with a knife and a grudge and a parrot.

The pirate in question apparently is interested in breaking into showbiz, because he snuck on the set of  the new "Pirates of the Caribbean" movie and allegedly pulled a knife on security.

The pirate sure looked authentic ... down to a parrot on his shoulder. He fled into the bushland before cops arrived.  

The pirate somehow made his way to a Kmart. There's surveillance video of him hiding in one of the changing rooms while cops were trying to hunt him down.

The pirate and the bird are still on the loose. 

'Ghost Adventures' Star

People Scare Me ...

I'm Flipping Out

3/7/2015 12:10 AM PST BY TMZ STAFF
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0306_zac_bagans_private_launchThere's only one thing that terrifies "Ghost Adventures" star Zak Bagans -- nosy neighbors ... so he's put his $2.6 mil Vegas mansion on the market.

Our real estate sources say Bagans is ditching his 5 bed, 4 bath, 5,800 sq. ft. house after 10 months because a ton of new homes are popping up in the neighborhood -- and he's worried about losing his privacy.

The desert pad is phantom-free -- unlike the haunted home that took nearly 2-years for him to unload -- so he thinks he can flip it quickly, and make up to $500k on the deal.

The only thing haunting the new owner is whether to spend more time in the pool/spa or the basketball court.

Las Vegas Erotic Museum

Couple Busted Banging Inside

'50 Shades' Themed Event

3/4/2015 6:50 AM PST BY TMZ STAFF

There's a couple of banging bandits on the loose in Vegas -- after they got busted celebrating "Fifty Shades of Grey" all over a Sin City museum ... which may seem appropriate, but it's still illegal.

TMZ obtained surveillance video of their bare-assed exploits around the Erotic Heritage Museum -- which was featuring an homage to kink on Valentine's Day ... and after-hours the couple went on a room-by-room sex spree.

First, they found a hiding spot and waited for the museum staff to clear out ... and the house lights to go down. Then the banging began in earnest. The couple didn't hold back as they moved around -- but they didn't realize security was watching.

Dr. Victoria, who heads up the museum, tells us security alerted staff members who returned to bust the exhibitionists. You gotta see their half-naked getaway once they realized the jig was up.

Watch ... who knew coitus interruptus could be funny?

 

'Ghost Adventures' Star

Snatches Pot the Real 'Psycho' Used

To Collect Body Parts

3/4/2015 12:30 AM PST BY TMZ STAFF
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Ed Gein was a Wisconsin man who infamously mutilated his victim's body parts in the 1950s, and fashioned their skin into tiny masks, gloves, and furniture. If it sounds familiar -- Leatherface from "The Texas Chainsaw Massacre" ... Buffalo Bill from "The Silence of the Lambs" and Norman Bates were all based on Gein. 

So, Bagans just dropped $2,800 at auction to take possession of the 25 gallon cauldron Gein used to discard his victims' entrails when he gutted them. The thing had been sitting in a Wisconsin woman's home -- used as a flower pot -- ever since Gein's 1984 death in prison. 

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When she died ... her son (wisely) believed the cauldron was cursed, and wanted it gone ... so now it's Bagans' headache.

Zak, who collects haunted and cursed objects, tells us it's going on display at his home, because he thinks it will "make a nice conversation piece for guests." 

5-Hour Energy Sued

Ad Was a Shot to My Hacky Sack

... Says Record Holder

2/27/2015 12:30 AM PST BY TMZ STAFF
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5-Hour Energy DOES NOT give you power to capture the hacky sack world record, according to the current title holder ... who's suing the company for making it look like someone took his belt.

Ted Martin -- the hacky Guinness World Record holder since '97 -- filed a handwritten lawsuit over a 2013 commercial that shows a pitchman accomplishing a bunch of outlandish things after shooting a bottle of 5-Hour Energy.

Among the achievements -- mastering "origami while beating the record for hacky sack." In his suit, Ted says that line is "literally false" ... and he wants the company to pay up for lying. Plus, he wants an injunction to stop the ad from ever airing again.

Who knows if he'll win in court, but dude's a legend with the footbag. He hacky'ed more than 8 HOURS straight to earn his world record -- racking up 63,326 kicks!!

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Llama Chase

Potential Spit and Run On Live TV

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2/26/2015 12:45 PM PST BY TMZ STAFF

022615_llama_launchL.A.'s famous car chases just got put to shame -- by a couple of wild and crazy llamas on the loose in Arizona.

The suspects were wandering around the Sun City retirement community outside Phoenix -- and they managed to hold their would-be-captors at bay for about 45 minutes. The Maricopa County Sheriff's Department even had to get involved.

The llamas -- one black, one white, and unarmed -- were eventually rounded up ... actually lassoed ... live on television.

Far as we can tell ... no one got spit on during the chase -- but that would've been awesome.

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