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Halle Berry Reporting for Duty At NAACP Image Awards

1/16/2018 6:37 AM PST

Halle Berry wasn't getting her panties in a bunch over her wardrobe at the NAACP Image Awards this week ... which is easy when you're not wearing any.

Halle glowed on the red carpet Monday in Pasadena in a sheer dress that showed off what appeared to be the actress going commando. That's our angle, anyway.

Can't say we're complaining either -- she looks absolutely stunning at 51 ... with or without her undies. 

Coming for you 2018

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Halle's been taking a less-is-more approach to 2018 so far. Keep it up, girl!

Missile Alert Japan Pulls a Hawaii ... False Alarm Over North Korea

1/16/2018 7:17 AM PST
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The good news is Japan is NOT paying close attention to Hawaii anymore.

The country's public broadcaster, NHK, fired off an alert Tuesday warning a North Korean missile was incoming, but it turned out to be a false alarm.

The warning went out to everyone who had the NHK app, and read: "North Korea likely to have launched missile. The government alert: evacuate inside the building or underground." It took about 5 minutes before NHK sent out a follow-up to say it was a false alarm. 

Unlike the blunder in Hawaii, Japanese residents have reason to be on edge -- last year North Korea fired 2 missiles over the country.

Timothee Chalamet Protests Woody Allen Donates Salary to Time's Up

1/16/2018 6:18 AM PST

"Call Me by Your Name" star Timothee Chalamet apparently wants to say something about Woody Allen, who just directed him in a film, but he's not allowed to say it so he's donating his salary to Time's Up.

Chalamet, who starred in Allen's upcoming film, "A Rainy Day in New York," took his cue from co-star Rebecca Hall, who also pledged her salary to Time's Up.

It's apparent the stars are creating distance from their director because of Allen's relationship with "stepdaughter" Soon-Yi whom he had a relationship with and later married, and also the allegations of sexual assault involving adopted daughter Dylan Farrow.

Here's what's interesting ... Chalamet said, "I have been asked in a few recent interviews about my decision to work on a film with Woody Allen last summer ... I'm not able to answer the question directly because of contractual obligations."

Translation ... there must be some sort of anti-disparagement clause in his contract. Chalamet does not say whether he was familiar with the Dylan Farrow and Soon-Yi stories when he accepted the role.

He wrote, "I don't want to profit from my work on the film."

He's donating his salary to Time's Up, the LGBT Center in New York and RAINN, saying, "I want to be worthy of standing shoulder to shoulder with the brave artists who are fighting for all people to be treated with the respect and dignity they deserve."

Sean Kingston Jet Skiing Again After Near-Fatal Accident

1/15/2018 8:57 AM PST

Sean Kingston is back at the scene of the jet skiing accident that nearly took his life, and yes ... he's jet skiing again.

Sean was cruising around waterways off Miami Sunday with a few other friends ... all on their own personal watercrafts. He was recording video as he zipped around, which makes you wonder how much he's learned about safety.

You'll recall ... Sean slammed his personal watercraft into a bridge off Miami Beach in 2011. He was critically injured in the accident, and cited for "careless operation."

Sean and his "jet ski mob" tried to get DJ Khaled to come out and play, but no dice. Maybe he's heard about Sean's track record.

Michael Rapaport 'Dick-Stain Donald Trump' ... Is a Terrorist

1/12/2018 6:44 AM PST

Michael Rapaport is not a fan of Donald Trump, we think, because he calls the Prez "Dick-stain Donald Trump," calls him a terrorist and says we need to make a citizen's arrest ... STAT.

Rapaport's trigger was Trump's comment Thursday, calling Haiti and African countries "shithole countries."

His ire is not limited to the President .... he skewers Donald Jr. and then goes after Melania, saying she's literally in bed with the devil.

You can feel the anger seep from Rapaport's body.

Bella Thorne Tone Deaf In Wake of Montecito Mudslides

1/11/2018 2:57 PM PST

Bella Thorne may get the award for the most self-absorbed celebrity after going off that the mudslides inconvenienced her because the debris is blocking her from attending her boyfriend's concert.

Thorne tweeted, then deleted this:

Rob Lowe, who lives in the area, found out about Thorne's tweet and responded, "This attitude is why people hate celebrities/Hollywood. Bella, I'm sorry you were inconvenienced.  We will try to move out our dead quicker."

But that wasn't the end of it. Thorne, who lives in L.A. where the news about the mudslides was nonstop, incredibly responded, "F*** just caught up on some news had no idea why the 101 was shut down...get home to your family safe." 

Patty Hearst Slams Biopic, TV Series ... Nothing Romantic About 'Rape and Torture'

1/11/2018 1:52 PM PST
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Patty Hearst won't be involved in any film or TV series depicting her hostage ordeal ... and, in fact, she's blasting the people behind the upcoming productions for glorifying her rape.

Patty tells us ... "Over the years I have been approached many times to discuss my ordeal, and I have answered many questions. I have spoken the truth about my experience and even wrote a 499-page book where I lay it all out, as painful as it was to relive. Each time I do, it puts me back in the nightmare which, as you might imagine, is deeply painful."

TMZ broke the story ... Hearst and her family are deeply disturbed by the upcoming docuseries based on Jeffrey Toobin's book, 'American Heiress.' Patty says she declined Toobin's interview request for his book, because she claims he referred to his book as the "last word on the subject."

Patty says, "It was offensive to me that a man would have the audacity to tell a woman that he would have the last word on her trauma." She also hates the fact Toobin's book "cites one of my kidnappers as its main source, romanticizes my rape and torture and calls my abduction a 'rollicking adventure'.”

She isn't saying she'll sue, not yet, but she wants to make it clear she feels violated -- "This project is attempting to rewrite history and directly flies in the face of the present #MeToo movement where so much progress is being made in regard to listening, and providing a voice, to those who have suffered abuse."

Mark Wahlberg's Rep Tells 'All the Money in the World' Financiers 'He Doesn't Work for Free'

1/11/2018 8:14 AM PST
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Mark Wahlberg had producers of "All the Money in the World" "over a barrel" when he demanded $1.5 million to reshoot scenes from the movie last month, and director Ridley Scott is furious he was left in the dark and "hung out to dry" ... this according to multiple sources connected to the production.

Our sources tell us the reshoot -- triggered by the ousting of Kevin Spacey -- went down this way ... Michelle Williams was the first actor approached by a producer -- not Ridley Scott -- and she jumped at the task, saying she'd move mountains to complete the movie. She eventually agreed to do it for pennies ... she got $80 per diem and that's it.

At around the same time, we're told Ridley flew to London to see Mark and convince him to do the reshoot. Mark, we're told, agreed, but there was no discussion of money.

We're told after Wahlberg was on board, producers approached Christopher Plummer and signed him up.

Our sources say after Wahlberg committed, his reps and the 2 main financiers for the movie had discussions, and his reps said Mark "never" works for free and demanded the money, and made it clear he would not reshoot the scenes unless he got what he was after. We're told the financing guys had no choice and agreed to pay.

We're told when Ridley went public and said everyone was working for free, that was based on information he was given. We're told he feels betrayed and angry.

The complicating factor ... Wahlberg and Williams are both repped by William Morris Endeavor. We reached out to the agency for comment -- whether the agency should have given Michelle a heads-up that their other client was making a bundle while she was working for free. We got a "no comment."

Floyd Mayweather No Idea What #MeToo Means ... Cracks Jokes

1/10/2018 2:45 PM PST
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This was not a great moment for Floyd Mayweather ... 

The boxer was asked for his thoughts on the #MeToo movement -- and after admitting he had no idea what it means, decided to crack some jokes instead.

The question came from a Men's Health reporter: "We're asking a lot of men, in light of the #MeToo movement, how men can grow in 2018."

Floyd: "The who?"

Men's Health: "The #MeToo movement. Women speaking out about sexual assault."

Floyd: "When you say 'me too' ... when somebody is like, 'I got a Rolls-Royce, I be like 'me too.' When somebody say they got a private jet, I say, 'Me too. I got two. Me too.'"

The Men's Health reporter tried to explain it to Floyd -- saying, "This is very different" -- but it still didn't click.

Floyd: "Well, I didn't know! My Me Too movement from the beginning was whenever somebody said what they have I'm like, "me too." Somebody say they got a billion dollars, I say, "I made a billion dollars, me too."

Eventually, Floyd said sexual harassment is "not cool."

Marlon Wayans Message to H&M Hire Some Black Folks, Stupid!!!

1/10/2018 12:20 AM PST
EXCLUSIVE

Marlon Wayans thinks H&M was doomed to run into a buzz saw by releasing ads with no vetting from black people.

We got Marlon at LAX Tuesday and asked about the backlash over H&M's racist ad showing an African-American child wearing a "Coolest Monkey in the Jungle" hoodie. His simple message ... "We ain't having that sh*t no more."

The comedian's got an easy, pragmatic fix to avoid future fiascoes like this.

That is, if they can follow The Weeknd's lead ... and resist the urge to buy his gear.

Catt Sadler E! Exec Defends Decision To Pay Her Less than Jason Kennedy

1/9/2018 1:23 PM PST
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An NBC exec who oversees the E! television network is calling BS on Debra Messing and others who have criticized E! for paying a female anchor less than her male counterpart.

Frances Berwick, who oversees E! and other lifestyle brands, just came out publicly and drew a line in the sand ... saying it's absolutely appropriate to pay different people different salaries.

Catt Sadler quit E! after learning her counterpart on E! News, Jason Kennedy, was making double what she made.

You'll recall on Sunday Messing challenged Giuliana Rancic, saying Catt got a raw deal.

Berwick told TV critics Tuesday, "There is a lot of misinformation out there. Catt Sadler and Jason Kennedy had different roles and therefore different salaries. Catt was focused on daytime. Jason Kennedy is on prime, evening news, plus red carpet."

She went on ... "Our employees' salaries are based on their roles and their expertise, regardless of gender. So we wish Catt well, but I hope that sets the record straight on that."

Here's what Berwick didn't address ... can 2 people with the same job get paid differently based on their abilities to draw viewers?

Hold Your Horses It's Too Damn Cold to Be Outside ... Even They Know That!

1/9/2018 12:58 PM PST

What did one horse quickly say to the other while trotting out into some snow? ... RETREAT!!!!

That's must've been what these two steeds were thinking when they were released from their stalls in Howell, Michigan -- covered in horsey coats, no less -- into some deep snow.

They didn't make it more than 20 feet before realizing how cold it was ... and then bolting back inside.

We're guessing these sturdy stallions come from Mister Ed or BoJack Horseman's family tree ... as opposed to Trigger or Little Blackie's lineage.

Frances McDormand Speech Bleeps a Mistake Globes Didn't Wanna Piss Off FCC!

1/8/2018 5:03 PM PST
EXCLUSIVE

Frances McDormand's Golden Globes speech was mistakenly bleeped because staff working the show thought for sure she was about to curse ... TMZ has learned. 

Sources close to the Globes tell TMZ ... McDormand was bleeped three times during the live broadcast because the production team was on "high-alert" and anticipating swear words that would violate FCC rules. We're told the show errs on the conservative side when it comes to bleeping live award shows because of the family audience. 

So, what did you miss? The show ended up censoring words like "Fox Searchlight" and "tectonic shift" ... however you clearly heard Frances say "shite" on the live East coast feed.

When the show was rebroadcast for the West coast, "shite" was bleeped and the 3 other censors were removed.

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