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DJ Quik

Wanna Smoke a Blunt With Me?

All You Have to Do Is ...

5/3/2015 12:10 AM PDT BY TMZ STAFF
EXCLUSIVE

DJ Quik TattooIs it your lifelong dream to meet DJ Quik, get free tickets to a show, and smoke a blunt with him? Well it can happen ... all you need to do is tattoo Quik's face on your leg.

That's exactly what happened to a fan named Bijon. He tells us he's been listening to Quik since he was a kid, and got the leg tat from tattoo artist Gino Genoski, hoping it would lead to an encounter with his hero.

It worked, and Quik called Bijon personally to invite him to a show, do a meet and greet, give him a signed CD ... and of course ... smoke him out.

Quik says meeting fans who love him that much pushes him to keep making music.

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Gronk & Teammates

BALLIN' OUT

Takes Private Jet from Derby to Vegas

5/2/2015 4:37 PM PDT BY TMZ STAFF
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Rob Gronkowski -- along with some of his New England Patriots teammates -- just hopped on a private jet after watching the Kentucky Derby ... and are now headed to Vegas for the fight!!

BALLER!!!!!!

The Derby was a major team outing -- even Tom Brady made the trip out to Louisville -- but it looks like the QB tapped out when Gronk and Julian Edelman and Danny Amendola decided to charter a jet to Sin City. 

It's good to be rich.

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ESPN's Michelle Beadle

Mayweather Banned Me

... Floyd Calls BS

5/2/2015 10:26 AM PDT BY TMZ STAFF

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11:45 AM PT -- Michelle just tweeted -- "After hearing my credential was pulled, I went home. Told this morning that HBO was able to get it re-approved late last night. That's it. All she wrote. I will now concentrate on Game 7. #GoSpursGo"

10:53 AM PT --Floyd's camp says the reporters are ALL WRONG -- claiming they were NEVER blocked from attending the fight.

Floyd's rep Kelly Swanson just went to Twitter and said, "No one including ME banned [Rachel Nichols] from covering the fight. She is already credentialed. #Facts"

"And [Michelle Beadle] isn't even on the pres list. She's credentialed through [HBO Boxing]. Yes credentialed. #Fact#2"

Swanson says both reporters still have their credentials.

update_grey_gray_barESPN reporter Michelle Beadle says she has been blocked from attending tonight's Mayweather v. Pacquiao fight ... and claims it's all because she ruffled some feathers in Mayweather's camp.

Floyd's camp hasn't explained why Beadle is blocked -- but it seems it has to do with the fact Michelle has been critical of Floyd and his history with domestic violence.

CNN reporter Rachel Nichols says she has also been blocked from the fight -- Nichols has suggested the ban has to do with the fact she pressed Mayweather on his violent past during an interview back in September.

We're reaching out to Mayweather's camp for an explanation, stay tuned.

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Prince William, Kate Middleton

Welcome New Daughter

Whatever Your Name Is

5/2/2015 8:10 AM PDT BY TMZ STAFF

0502-kate-william-baby-getty-02Kate Middleton bounced back hours after giving birth to a little girl who is now 4th in line to become England's head honcho, thanks to Prince William.

The third in line to the throne briefly left the hospital Saturday where his wife, Kate Middleton, gave birth to the 8 lb. 3 oz. baby.  William returned 10 minutes later with 1-year-old George.

Daughter and mom are doing great, and William -- who was present during the birth -- did not look the worse for wear.

The baby -- whose name has not been announced -- is now 4th in line for the throne, behind Charles, William and George ... and 5th if you count Tommen Baratheon.

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0502-queen-01 BTW ... the Queen dressed in pink Saturday for an event.  It's unclear if she had a blue dress just in case, or whether she was clued in ahead of time.

Mohamed Hadid

If Cody Wants to Marry Gigi

He's Gotta Ask Me First

5/2/2015 7:42 AM PDT BY TMZ STAFF
EXCLUSIVE

Mohamed Hadid has one foot in the present and the other in the traditions of the past ...because he's cool if his daughter Gigi Hadid and Cody Simpson want to tie the knot, but not before Cody kisses the paternal ring.

We got Mohamed at Il Pastaio in Bev Hills Friday when our photog went back for seconds ... as in a second round of questioning.  

It's undeniable Gigi's one of the hottest girls out there, but it seems Mohamed thinks Cody meets the test ... with, of course, strings attached.

Mayweather vs. Pacquiao

Fire Sale On Tix

... Investors Losing Big $$$

5/2/2015 1:00 AM PDT BY TMZ STAFF
EXCLUSIVE

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It was supposed to be the hottest ticket of the year ... but it's gone cold ... and now multiple investors who tried to flip tickets to Mayweather vs. Pacquiao tell TMZ Sports they're losing BIG MONEY.

As we previously reported, ringside seats hit the market for upwards of $80,000 ... and face value of the crappy seats originally went on sale for $1,500.

A bunch of high profile ticket brokers and investors bought up as many tickets as they could get -- thinking it was a sure bet ... since interest in the fight has been through the roof.

But it just ain't panning out -- with one broker blaming the high prices and the fact that tickets only went on sale 10 days before the fight -- and investors are losing their asses. 

One company told us they initially bought 80 tickets ... but only moved 20 ... and now they're holding the bag on 60 high-priced stubs.

"It's an embarrassment. We lost a significant amount of money," one broker tells us. 

Same story for another ticket broker -- who tells us things have gotten "desperate" and they're slashing prices like crazy. 

At this point, we're told brokers are just trying to break even ... and anything more than that would be a huge victory at this point. 

'Dancing with the Stars'

Male Dancers Moan

We're Being Sexually Exploited!!!

5/2/2015 7:30 AM PDT BY TMZ STAFF
EXCLUSIVE

Women don't have a monopoly on people making them feel like sexual objects ... so says "DWTS" dancer Val Chmerkovskiy.

Val's partner, Rumer Willis, was licking her chops at the prospect Val and Artem Chigvintsev will be shirtless on the show next week, and Val explained there's more to him and Arlem than just pecs and a handsome face.

Val got handsy with Artem during Friday's rehearsal to punctuate his point.

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'Walking Dead' Star

I Regret NYC Subway Rant

5/2/2015 7:25 AM PDT BY TMZ STAFF
EXCLUSIVE

"Walking Dead" star Chad L. Coleman regrets causing a scene on a NYC subway Friday, but stands by his message.

Coleman tells us, he had a lot of "built up frustration" because of the Baltimore situation and just lost it when someone on the train used the "n" word in referring to him.  The guy's friend said she recognized Coleman, and he responded by saying, "No, we don't know that n*****."

Coleman insists he was not drunk during the rant, but adds he's not proud he couldn't control his emotions.  

And the actor wanted to apologize to cast members of "The Walking Dead" and his family.

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Tyga

Watch Me Stiff My Landlord!!!

5/2/2015 12:50 AM PDT BY TMZ STAFF
EXCLUSIVE

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Tyga is a wanted man in Calabasas ... wanted by a landlord who claims the rapper owes them a fortune in back rent and is now thumbing his nose at them ... so they're threatening Kylie's BF with jail.

Tyga rented a fancy house in Calabasas back in 2010, but fell way behind. The landlord got a judgement for nearly $90k in back rent. But that's not the end of the story.

Tyga never paid the judgment, so the landlord filed legal docs to force Tyga back into court, so a lawyer could grill him on where he's keeping his assets ... assets that could be seized to satisfy the judgment.

You may recall last month, while Tyga was hawking his L.A. Gear kicks at a release party, he got served with papers ... and now we know that was to demand he show up for the hearing.

Tyga, it seems, had better things to do, because he was a no show, which pissed off the landlord. Tyga's lawyer then tried to mollify the landlord by offering to pay his lawyer bill for the hearing, which came to $1090. Tyga wrote a check ... and it bounced!

To add insult to injury, the landlord noticed that Tyga posted on his Instagram -- 5 days before the hearing -- stacks of hundred dollar bills. 

So now the landlord's out for blood, demanding he pay the full judgment, plus interest, which has now swelled to $124k. And, the landlord warns, if he doesn't pay, he'll get an arrest warrant because Tyga failed to show at the hearing. 

Something tells us ... it's not over.

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Stars Packin' a Punch

THE BOXING PHOTOS

5/2/2015 12:40 AM PDT BY TMZ STAFF

0430_celeb_boxing_fans_insta_launchWhile Floyd and Manny are making millions to box ... these stars are having their very own "Rocky" moments to stay in fightin' shape -- Check out which celebs are stepping into the ring to give their workouts the 1-2 punch.

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Diddy

When in Vegas ...

Bring Extra Protection!

5/2/2015 12:30 AM PDT BY TMZ STAFF
EXCLUSIVE

Diddy Mayweather Pacquiao PartyDiddy wants to leave the fighting to the professionals this weekend in Las Vegas, so he's taking extra precautions to make sure he doesn't get into any trouble during his Mayweather/Pacquiao party. 

The rap mogul is once again hosting a huge after-party for the fight at the Havana Room & Beach Club at the Tropicana -- but Diddy wants this fiesta to go smoother than his Super Bowl event ... where he got into a fight with a pissed off fan.

According to our sources, here's Diddy game plan:

-- his VIP section will be far away from normies (unlike SB weekend) 
-- 20 extra security guards to watch over his VIP section
-- guards instructed to immediately toss anyone heckling Diddy

Mo money, less problems ... that's the goal, anyway.

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You Won't Even Believe How Grown & Gorgeous Their Three Daughters Are

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Michael Lohan

I'm On an Installment Plan

for Child Support!

5/2/2015 12:20 AM PDT BY TMZ STAFF
EXCLUSIVE

Michael Lohan Paying Child SupportBad news for Michael Lohan, with a silver lining ... he still owes Dina Lohan a big chunk of change in child support, but at least now he gets to pay it off over time.

MiLo cut a check recently for $9,500 to the New York State Child Support Processing Center to partially settle his debt with Dina. He still owes around $6,000.

The judge has mercifully let the patriarch pay the balance in $1,500/month installments. Michael had previously argued he paid his kids directly because Dina was irresponsible in the money department, but the judge scoffed, ruling that dog don't hunt.  

The judge had previously revoked Michael's passport and suspended his driver's license, but he got them back once he paid the $9,500.

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