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County Clerk Kim Davis

Mug Shot

I'll Make A Great Prison Wife

9/3/2015 2:25 PM PDT BY TMZ STAFF
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Kim Davis
, the county clerk who refused to sign same sex marriage licenses in the name of God, is feeling the wrath of the judicial system ... because she's in jail for contempt of court. 

Federal Judge David L. Bunning ruled Thursday Davis was breaking the law by refusing to sign off on same sex marriage certificates simply because it went against her religious beliefs.

Davis, a devout Apostolic Christian, believes marriage should be between one man and one woman. She stopped giving out same sex marriage licenses in her county even after it became legal in Kentucky.

Judge Bunning said Davis' explanation for disobeying the law was "simply insufficient."

Davis has to stay in jail until she decides to obey the law.

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Cecil The Lion

Apple Rejects App

Targeting Hunters as Kill

9/3/2015 1:00 AM PDT BY TMZ STAFF
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0902-main-cecil-revenge-cecilrevenge-01Apple will not allow its users to turn guns on hunters, turning them into human prey.

A new app called "Cecil's Revenge" turns the tables making lions, giraffes, elephants and other wildlife the hunters, aiming their weapons at poachers.

The game is loosely based on the game "Asteroids," but Cecil and his buddies are now the shuttle and hunters and poachers are the asteroids.

The creators of the app tell TMZ ... in its rejection, Apple cited its rule that enemies in games cannot target a specific race, culture, real government or any other real enemy. Apple believes hunters and poachers are part of a specific culture. 

0902-sub-cecil-revenge-cecilrevenge-01An Apple rep tells TMZ the app was 86'd because the company will not sanction games based on "real events." 

"Cecil's Revenge" does have a home ... Google has approved the app, which is now available free of charge.   

Dwight Howard

Brings Loaded Gun to Airport

... Doesn't Get Arrested

9/2/2015 12:37 PM PDT BY TMZ STAFF
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0902-dwight-howard-TMZ-01Everyone knows you NEVER BRING A LOADED GUN TO AN AIRPORT ... everyone, except Dwight Howard apparently.  

TMZ Sports has learned the NBA superstar was stopped at George Bush Airport in Houston on August 28th ... when Dwight put his carry-on bag through the scanner, and a TSA agent noticed a LOADED GLOCK inside!!! 

Law enforcement sources tell us ... a further inspection revealed the gun -- a Glock 26 9mm -- was LOADED with one round in the chamber. 

We're told Dwight said he simply forgot the gun was in the bag. 

But multiple law enforcement sources tell us ... because it's Texas -- and they have looser gun laws than states like California -- Dwight was NOT ARRESTED. 

Cops were called to the scene, but we're told he was allowed to give the weapon to an associate who took the gun out of the airport.  

As for Dwight, once he was disarmed -- he was allowed to get back in the security line ... and boarded his plane as if nothing ever happened!   

The Houston Police Department tells us ... the District Attorney was aware of the case, but ultimately decided NOT to prosecute Howard. 

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Harry Styles

Red Bulled in the Head During Concert

9/2/2015 10:24 AM PDT BY TMZ STAFF

Harry Styles just can't catch a break. This time nailed on the side of the head with a Red Bull can fully loaded.

It happened during a concert in Philly, and it's the latest in a string of mishaps onstage.  

Good thing 1D is going on hiatus ... he wouldn't be long for the world otherwise. 

Warren Moon

RG3 Needs To Shut Up

Stop Blaming Everyone Else!

9/1/2015 4:42 PM PDT BY TMZ STAFF
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0901-moon-griffin-tmz-01NFL legend Warren Moon has some advice for Robert Griffin III -- STOP PASSING THE BUCK! 

TMZ Sports spoke with the NFL Hall of Famer who admits he feels bad that RG3's "fairy tale" career has hit the skids ... but says the QB has no one to blame but himself. 

"He hasn't helped his situation. All that social media stuff. You just can't do that. You have to focus."

The "social media stuff" Moon's talking about is this week's Instagram debacle -- when Griffin appeared to "like" an anti-Redskins post ... only to later blame the whole thing on an intern. 

Moon says the situation is just another example of RG3 refusing to hold himself accountable when things go bad. 

"He needs to take more blame and stop passing the buck ... even if it is someone else's fault. He's not popular with his teammates because of the way he handles things."

Moon adds, "He's the quarterback. And part of that is accepting blame when it's not your fault because you also get all the credit when sometimes you shouldn't."

Warren says he's tried to reach out to Griffin on multiple occasions -- but hasn't been able to get through to the guy. Still, he's offering one last piece of advice: 

"Go dark. We don't need to hear from you right now."

WWE Seth Rollins' GF

Fired for Nazi Pics

8/31/2015 10:06 AM PDT BY TMZ STAFF
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0831-seth-rollins-zahra-wwe-getty-instagramWWE diva Zahra Schreiber, the girlfriend of WWE superstar Seth Rollins, has been fired from the organization because of pro-Nazi artwork she posted on her Instagram.

Zahra posted pics back in 2012 of swastikas and a "My Little Pony" character dressed as Hitler ... one-armed salute and all. She removed the pics but someone dug them up over the weekend.

0831-subasset-zahra-instagram-03The WWE got wind of it, and swiftly fired her, "due to inappropriate and offensive remarks."

Zahra said when she posted the pics, "I like history ha." She also said, "The swastika means prosperity and luck. It was around way before Hitler turned it into an icon."

Apparently the WWE wasn't buying what she was selling.  

The Weeknd

Viral Music Video Shoot ...

NOT Busted by Cops

8/28/2015 10:02 AM PDT BY TMZ STAFF
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That viral vid of LAPD officers brutally shutting down The Weeknd's music video shoot Thursday night in downtown LA is nothing more than a wicked game ... of promotion.

The LAPD tells TMZ ... the video going around on social media is 100% staged.

The clip shows several cops ripping through The Weeknd's set with nightsticks, demanding permits, and shutting down all video recording.

We also know the guy who posted the clip is actually Weeknd's creative director -- and since his new album drops today ... it's a little too perfect.

The beauty behind the madness here -- pure guerrilla marketing. 

Chris Brown

Now Two-Faced

8/25/2015 6:04 AM PDT BY TMZ STAFF

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Chris Brown got himself a fresh new haircut ... to clear a path for what looks like a Greek goddess. Some people in the office think it's Venus de Milo. Others are wondering who Venus de Milo is.

Chris clowned with his pals and worked on a song while the artist, King Rico, inked him up.

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AshleyMadison.com

Hackers Blow Cover On 32M Cheaters

8/19/2015 6:30 AM PDT BY TMZ STAFF

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32 million people are looking for a good alibi today after hackers released the names of registered users to extramarital affairs website AshleyMadison.com

Hackers, who call themselves The Impact Team, posted the names on the dark web, which is only accessible through a specific browser.

The Internet renegades stole the info from the website about a month ago and gave an ultimatum to its owners ... take the website, and its sister site, Established Men, down or they'll blow everyone's cover. 

The Ashley Madison site is still up and running. 

In addition to names, credit card info and account details -- presumably the trail of hookups -- was also leaked. 

Tinder never looked so good. 

'Empire' Star

Tries Cutting Line

Shut Down By Security

8/16/2015 11:40 AM PDT BY TMZ STAFF
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'Empire' star Bryshere "Yazz" Gray tried pulling the celebrity card big time Saturday night but one security guard just wasn't having it.

We're told Yazz, who plays Hakeem Lyon, was trying to get into Memphis' famous Beale Street ... the only problem? ... He didn't want to stand in line. A witness says there were about 35 people waiting when the actor came out of nowhere and tried going through the street's exit, completely ignoring the line.

Yazz got into it with a security guard before his bodyguard stepped in and took him away.

Luckily for Yazz -- he still left with two hot chicks.

Blac Chyna

Show Me Proof

Tyga Didn't Give Kylie My Hand-Me-Down

8/16/2015 7:21 AM PDT BY TMZ STAFF

Blac Chyna got the last laugh in the Mercedes G-Wagon debacle, jumping into her new ride and vaguely casting doubt on what really happened with her vehicular hand-me-down.

Chyna was leaving Playhouse in Hollywood Saturday night, when we asked about our story that Tyga demanded she return the G-Wagon he got her when they were together.  He painted it red and the next thing we knew Kylie Jenner was behind the wheel ... and it sure looked like a re-gift.

Tyga's people insisted he did not give the G-Wagon to Kylie ... she just happened to be driving it to her birthday dinner.

But Chyna now says she wants receipts ... proof.  It unclear what she's really saying, but she looks so good you should watch.

Life On The Line

Man Walks Between Peaks

On A Rope!!!

8/11/2015 9:52 AM PDT BY TMZ STAFF

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There is a fine line between being a daredevil and being damn near suicidal and Spencer Seabrooke just walked that line in record breaking fashion. 

On August 2 Spencer broke the world record for the longest solo slackline walk when he went across a gorge almost 1000 feet in the air with no safety line attached. 

Slackline walking is like tightrope walking, but the line is loose and moves around ... because walking across a steady tightrope is too easy, apparently.

Check out the crazy footage that will give you vertigo.  

Ed Sheeran

X Marks the Spot

Of the Worst Tattoo Ever!

8/11/2015 6:34 AM PDT BY TMZ STAFF

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"Don't" is the name of one of Ed Sheeran's most popular songs ... which is what his friends should have told him when he said he was getting a giant lion tattoo on his chest.

Sheeran posted a photo of the new ink and captioned it, "Halfway and ouch."

The other half can't possibly be any worse ... right? 

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