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Comic Alonzo Bodden Screw the Haters Leslie Jones is Awesome

7/23/2016 7:23 AM PDT BY TMZ STAFF
EXCLUSIVE

"Last Comic Standing" winner Alonzo Bodden understands why Leslie Jones got her feelings hurt with racist Twitter comments, but essentially calls social media a necessary evil.

We got Alonzo outside the Laugh Factory on the Sunset Strip Friday, and he fully understands why Leslie caved for a minute and quit Twitter.  

He tries to put it all in perspective ... Leslie can handle Ghosts, but the haters are just not going away.

Simon Rex Braces are a Buzz Kill!!!

7/23/2016 7:40 AM PDT BY TMZ STAFF
EXCLUSIVE

Simon Rex thinks everyone should have thousands of notches on their bedpost, but he's super cautious if the chick has metal in her mouth.

The rapper/actor was leaving Bootsy Bellows Friday night when our photog dropped some sad knowledge about the average number of sexual partners ... and just in the time Simon reacted, several women -- including a really drunk one -- nuzzled up.

Apparently Simon thinks women with braces could make any sex tape a Scary Movie.

'Ghostbusters' Theme School Teachers Ain't Afraid to Rock ... Score Record Deal

7/23/2016 12:30 AM PDT BY TMZ STAFF
EXCLUSIVE

The three elementary school teachers who reworked the "Ghostbusters" theme for the new movie are about to get some green dumped on them, but it's not slime.

No Small Children -- drummer Nicola Berlinsky, singer Joanie Pimentel and her sister/guitarist Lisa -- just scored a deal with RCA for their punk rock overhaul, which plays during the film credits.

It's an amazing story ... the 3 decided to start NSC 4 years ago during recess at their North Hollywood school. Last Halloween, they dressed up as Ghostbusters and played their version of the theme song during a club gig. They decided to record it and got it to the film's composer, Teddy Shapiro, whose kid happens to be a student at their 9 to 5. 

NSC didn't think they had a shot after hearing big-name musicians were also up for the gig, but got the call ... GHOSTBUSTERS!

Check out the video ... the trio's going places, and hiring!!! But don't worry kids, they'll be back with a syllabus in the fall. 

'Indiana Jones' & 'American Graffiti' Writers Creative Writing Pays Off How's $16 Mil for Ya?!!

7/23/2016 12:20 AM PDT BY TMZ STAFF
EXCLUSIVE

0719_Willard_Huyck_home_launchScreenwriting duo and real-life couple Willard Huyck and Gloria Katz are proof words have great worth ... they're selling their Brentwood home for $15.9 million!

Willard and Gloria were Hollywood all-stars in the '70s and '80s ... with film credits that include "American Graffiti" and "Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom." They also worked on the 'Star Wars' franchise. 

The home's around 5,200 square feet, but the steep price is more about acreage ... 1.45 in the pricey Mandeville Canyon area of West L.A.  

The couple is repped by Cindy Ambuehl at The Agency. 

Stars Take The Plunge Check Out the Epic Instagram Free Falls

7/23/2016 12:10 AM PDT BY TMZ STAFF

0722_jumping_launchSummer sixteen is in full effect and these stars are jumping right in ... check out the gallery to see the celebrity daredevils taking fun to new heights in these waterproof social media snaps.

Cannonbaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaall.

Beyonce Pulls Race Card in 'Lemonade' Suit

7/22/2016 4:53 PM PDT BY TMZ STAFF
EXCLUSIVE

0722-beyonce-lemonade-TIDAL-01Beyonce's adamant she didn't rip off "Lemonade" from a film about a depressed white guy, and she says the proof is right there in her visual album ... about a proud black woman.

Beyonce just filed docs which call Matthew Fulks' lawsuit bogus ... because "Lemonade" and his 2014 short film "Palinoia" have completely different narratives.

In the docs obtained by TMZ, she says the differences couldn't be clearer -- "Lemonade" portrays "an African-American woman who progresses through stages of suspicion, denial, anger and, ultimately, reconciliation in her relationship."

On the other hand, she says "Palinoia" is about a "white man who is distressed in the wake of a failed relationship."

We broke the story ... Fulks sued Bey and her record label, saying much of her "Lemonade" trailer copied chunks of his film.

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In other news...

WHOOPS! Mariah Carey Showed Off WAY More Than Planned -- See Her Super Revealing Outfit Malfunction!

Oh No! Mariah Carey gave her fans a WHOLE lot to talk about while in Saint Tropez -- Check out the scandalous pics that have surfaced!

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Ciara Future's Trash Talk Cost Me $500k

7/22/2016 3:10 PM PDT BY TMZ STAFF
EXCLUSIVE

0722-future-ciara-tmz-05Ciara got screwed out of half a million bucks thanks to Future's trash talking ... so claims the singer.

Ciara says her baby daddy's barrage of tweets and interviews disparaging her scared away an international cosmetics company she thinks would have paid her $500k ... this according to new legal docs obtained by TMZ.

You'll recall ... Ciara slapped Future with a defamation lawsuit back in February after he blasted her on social media with tweets like, "This bitch got control problems ... I gotta go through lawyers to see baby future ... the f***ery for 15k a month."

Ciara says all that trash talk has undermined her "positive reputation" and sullied her as "controlling, dishonest, malicious, unreasonable, evil, conniving" and bad parent which made the cosmetic co. run for the hills.

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Wale Sorry, Can't Play My Show I Just Had A Baby!!!

7/22/2016 3:33 PM PDT BY TMZ STAFF
EXCLUSIVE

0722-wale-TMZ-01Wale is bowing out of his Friday night concert in Brooklyn because he just became a dad for the first time. 

TMZ has learned Wale's girlfriend, Chloe Alexis, gave birth to a baby girl Friday afternoon in a New York City hospital.

He was scheduled to perform at the Barclays Center for the One Africa Music Fest, but just canceled. He's still at the hospital enjoying fatherhood.

It was a loooong delivery -- we're told Chloe went into labor Wednesday. No word on the little girl's name. Congrats!

Hillary Clinton Visits Pulse And Victims' Families

7/22/2016 2:05 PM PDT BY TMZ STAFF

0722_hillary_clinton_pulse_nightclub_launch_2Hillary Clinton paid her respects and read dozens of memorials Friday at Pulse Nightclub in Orlando.

The presidential candidate delivered a bouquet of white roses before sitting down with the families of the 49 mass shooting victims.

She also met with city and LGBTQ community leaders. 

In other news...

Kendall Jenner Is Now Dating... Wow, You May Need A Seat For This!

Here's what we know about the 20-year-old supermodel's new love interest.

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Drake Forks Out Thousands for Overtime Concert

7/22/2016 12:41 PM PDT BY TMZ STAFF
EXCLUSIVE

Drake got slapped with a hefty fine for his Dallas concert going way past the allowed time -- 'cause, as they say ... money ain't a thang.

Drake performed at American Airlines Center Thursday night -- he got a late start -- and when the clock struck midnight, he was officially in overtime. TMZ has learned the arena fined him $6,500 for every 15 minutes he played past 12.

Drizzy even told the crowd he was going over, and he didn't care if he had to pay.

He ended up performing until 12:35, so the show's gonna cost Drake an extra $13k.

You're welcome, Big D.

Mass Shooting Chaos in Munich Mall

7/22/2016 9:59 AM PDT BY TMZ STAFF
Breaking News

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update_graphic_red_bar12:50 PM PT -- Police now confirm 6 fatalities in the shooting.

12:05 PM PT -- Munich police confirmed there are "several dead and injured." There are reports that as many as 6 were killed but police did not confirm that number.

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Shoppers are fleeing a Munich mall after a gunman opened fire inside.

There are reports of as many as 15 people being hit ... and possibly one fatality.

Police are still looking for the shooter or shooters. There's been a massive response to the incident -- and cops are instructing citizens to stay indoors while the search continues. Munich's mass transit is all shut down too.

The shooting reportedly started at a McDonald's across the street from the mall ... and video has surfaced on social media which appears to be one of the shooters opening fire.

Germany has been on edge since 4 days ago when a 17-year-old with an axe attacked people on a train. 

Story developing ... 

In other news...

Tom Hiddleston Ends Taylor Swift Relationship To Save Career – James Bond Role Already Lost?

Yikes! Tom Hiddleston reportedly has been faced with the toughest decision -- love or career?

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Ezekiel Elliott Accused of Domestic Violence ... Denies Attacking Ex-GF (Update)

7/22/2016 7:10 AM PDT BY TMZ STAFF
EXCLUSIVE

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12:19 PM PT -- Ezekiel's father, Stacy Elliott, has issued a statement proclaiming his son's innocence.

"The reported allegations and Internet postings regarding our son are completely false. Ezekiel has done nothing wrong."

"The police have investigated this matter and eyewitnesses have verified the lack of any wrongdoing. The actual evidence in this matter clearly indicates what the real motivation was behind the police being called."

"We are confident that when the truth comes to light it will reveal the falsity of these claims. Ezekiel has been fully cooperative with the police and will continue to do so -- along with cooperating with the NFL -- moving forward."

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Dallas Cowboys running back Ezekiel Elliott has been named a suspect in a domestic violence police report obtained by TMZ Sports ... but the 21-year-old has DENIED any wrongdoing and was NOT arrested. 

Click here... it's not over yet

Carl's Jr. They Do 3-Ways Right!!!

7/22/2016 10:36 AM PDT BY TMZ STAFF
EXCLUSIVE

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Carl's Jr. knows how to sell it, and they've done it again with 3 super hot models diving into the same burger at the same time.

We got pics from the latest C.J. offering ... a Bacon 3-Way Burger ... loaded with thick cut, Applewood-smoked bacon strips, crumbled bacon and bacon jam. The bacon booty sits atop a patty weighing in at 1/3 of a lb.  

Genevieve Morton -- the one in the photo with the burger -- was out and about in L.A. Thursday when our photog asked what we all wanted to know ... how much burger-munching on the set? She even shows us how it's done!

0722-sub-Carls-jr-commercialFrom babe ... to babes.

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