Paul Walker was all about high speed on land, but was all about kicking back when it came to the water ... according to new court docs.
Walker owned a 26-foot Radon boat -- a vessel designed for fishing and diving trips, not racing. He bought it new in 2010 ... just for the halibut.
Paul's father ... who took control of Walker's estate after his death ... filed court docs in Santa Barbara to sell the boat and its trailer to a private buyer for $120K.
Just to compare, a brand new model would cost about $135K -- but Paul Walker never dripped dry on that one.
Guess Who This
BRAIDED LITTLE LADY
10/1/2014 12:15 AM PDT BY TMZ STAFF
Before this '70s kid was on Hollywood lockdown she was just a cute little kid rockin' a sweet side pony in Watchung, New Jersey. Can you guess who she is?!
Oh, This Old Thing?
It's Just My $15 Million Violin!!!
10/1/2014 12:10 AM PDT BY TMZ STAFF
Violinist Joshua Bell was a sweaty, disgusting mess when we spotted him following a performance at Union Station in Washington, DC ... but he was a sweaty, disgusting mess with a $15 million violin in his hands!!!
After working up a lather doing a charity gig ... Bell explained the violin -- a 301-year-old Stradivarius called the Gibson ex Huberman -- was now worth 8 figures after he bought it for about $4 mil. Understandably, Bell says he takes the instrument with him everywhere.
Fun fact: Tuesday marked Bell's first show in a D.C. Metro station since his infamous video in 2007 ... where he played anonymously in a subway station for 45 minutes and pocketed a measly $32.17 from passersby and only got recognized once.
Makes It Big in Paris ...
Gisele & Tom Hear Footsteps
10/1/2014 12:02 AM PDT BY TMZ STAFF
Kendall Jenner is officially on the A list of models after waking the Chanel runway in Paris alongside none other than Gisele Bundchen.
Yeah, looks like the young'uns are gunning for GB and TB -- 'cause Tom Brady's suddenly NOT the biggest hunk QB in the NFL ... or even in New England! Hope their finances are in order.
Back in the Danger Zone
9/30/2014 9:45 AM PDT BY TMZ STAFF
NAILED For $10 MIL
in 'NCIS' Death Lawsuit
9/30/2014 5:19 PM PDT BY TMZ STAFF
The family of a security guard who was killed on the set of "NCIS" won a $10.4 million judgment against CBS ... TMZ has learned.
A CBS production van that was transporting "NCIS" crew members crashed into 52-year old security guard Julio Villamariona after the driver had a medical emergency and lost control. The guard died in an ambulance en route to the hospital.
CBS admitted during the lawsuit the driver had a medical condition it should have known about, so the trial was really about the amount of damages the family would collect.
Tuesday afternoon a jury decided ... and gave Julio's widow and 3 adult children a total of $10.4 million.
The family's lawyer, Brian Panish, says, "I am so proud of the surviving family members and the jury for standing up to a powerful entity like CBS."
Tossed Out of Nightclub Party
For Jermaine Dupri [UPDATE]
9/30/2014 5:15 PM PDT BY TMZ STAFF
Jagged Edge got bounced from Jermaine Dupri's birthday bash at a swanky Atlanta club ... because the guys refused to ditch their ball caps at the door.
Gold Room host Kenny Burns tells TMZ ... the R&B group showed up under-dressed -- hoodies and caps -- for the exclusive event. Owner Alex Gidewon tried to compromise -- since it was Jermaine's party ... agreeing to let the guys in IF they lost the hats.
We're told when Jagged Edge refused, they got the boot -- which pissed off Jermaine BIG time ... and the guys started cussing out security. Eventually they all got the heave ho.
JD tells us he and his crew, including Jagged Edge, were in the club for 35 minutes -- without any problems -- before management ever complained. He feels the club was very disrespectful.
The club seems willing to forgive and forget with Jermaine ... but we're told Jagged Edge has been banned from the Gold Room.
Cooks Up Taco Beef
With Famed Chicken Joint
9/30/2014 6:00 PM PDT BY TMZ STAFF
Danny Trejo’s new restaurant SOUNDS like a great idea -- except for the fact he's opening it up just down the street from one of L.A.'s landmark locations ... Roscoe’s Chicken and Waffles!
And that means it's time for -- soul food vs. Mexican food!! It's about to get freakin’ delicious up in here.
Dodging Miranda Kerr in Paris!
9/30/2014 3:13 PM PDT BY TMZ STAFF
Justin Bieber just left a big fashion party in Paris that was filled with celebs ... and we're told the Biebs made sure he didn't cross paths with the modern version of Helen of Troy -- Miranda Kerr!
Justin hit up the CR Fashion Book Party and mingled with Kim Kardashian, Kendall, Kris, Paris Hilton and Selena Gomez. Our spies say Justin was gushing about Selena, telling people how beautiful she is and how they're really tight now. So the whole champagne dinner with Kendall was innocent.
But our spies say Justin very consciously stayed clear of Miranda Kerr, who triggered the war between Justin and ex-hubby Orlando Bloom.
Machine Gun Kelly
Thanks, Judge ...
For Hiding My Boozy Past
9/30/2014 2:45 PM PDT BY TMZ STAFF
Machine Gun Kelly parties HARD ... but his legendary tales of getting wasted can't be used against him when he goes to court for allegedly slicing open a guy's finger during a nasty bar brawl.
Kelly's being sued by a bouncer who claims the rapper nearly took his digit off cleanly ... when he fired a liquor bottle at him during a massive fight at a St. Petersburg, FL tavern in 2012.
In new court docs, MGK says his drug-and-booze fueled past should be excluded from the trial because it would taint the jury by making him look like an out-of-control party animal.
A judge agreed ... ruling the jury can only hear about any drinking connected to the bottle that was allegedly thrown the night of the fight. So, jurors will never get to see a "Rager Shot" in progress. Sad.
Justin and Kendall
Romantic Dinner in Gay Paree!
9/30/2014 12:12 PM PDT BY TMZ STAFF
Justin Bieber and Kendall Jenner giggled over a champagne dinner in Paris Tuesday night ... which raises the question, huh?
Justin is in Paree with Selena Gomez. In fact, they were spotted eating breakfast earlier in the day.
Bieber picked Kendall up at her hotel in a Rolls and drove her alone to the popular Ferdi restaurant.
Here's why it's especially interesting ... Selena doesn't like the Jenner girls. You'll recall .. after Coachella Selena cut off all ties, calling the Jenner girls toxic.
As for Justin and Kendall ... her people say they're just long-time friends. So, do you believe them?
'I'm Deeply Sorry'
... For DUI Arrest
9/30/2014 12:52 PM PDT BY TMZ STAFF
Michael Phelps just issued a statement on his DUI arrest in Baltimore this morning ... saying he takes "full responsibility" and is sorry he let everyone down.
Here's the statement Phelps just issued on Twitter:
"Earlier this morning, I was arrested and charged with DUI, excessive speeding and crossing double lane lines."
"I understand the severity of my actions and take full responsibility."
"I know these words may not mean much right now but I am deeply sorry to everyone I have let down."
TMZ Sports broke the story ... Phelps was pulled over around 1:40 AM for going 84 in a 45 ... and during the stop, the officer noticed the Olympic legend was hammered.
He was charged with DUI, excessive speeding and crossing double lanes.
We Sold Wedding Pics to Highest Bidder ...
9/30/2014 10:16 AM PDT BY TMZ STAFF
George Clooney put his wedding pics on the auction block and a tabloid was one of the winners ... but the money is ALL going to charities that he fiercely supports ... TMZ has learned.
George's wedding pics have been sold to People and the British tabloid Hello! Sources familiar with the sales tell us it was strictly an issue of which mag anted up the most. People won the North America market and Hello! conquered Europe.
Our sources say ... the money will be going to several human rights charities. We're told the lion's share is earmarked for the Satellite Sentinel Project -- a charity that monitors the movements of militant gangs in the Sudan ... in order to warn civilians. Clooney is a co-founder of the group, which launched in 2010.
As one source connected to Clooney tells TMZ ... "Every photo in both magazines will be saving a life."