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Judge Judy Obama Messed up with Chelsea Manning

1/19/2017 6:28 AM PST
EXCLUSIVE

Judge Judy thinks President Obama made a bad decision by cutting Chelsea Manning a break.

We got Her Honor Wednesday night leaving Craig's in WeHo and asked about the prez cutting short Chelsea's 35 year prison sentence for leaking classified info.

Judy gives her 2 cents loud and clear ... and then gets super stingy!

The Weeknd & Bella Hadid Exes Call Truce To Honor A$AP Yams

1/19/2017 7:32 AM PST

It's the awkward moment ya just knew was going to happen -- The Weeknd and Bella Hadid in the same room again.

The former couple hit up Madison Square Garden and both were onstage for Yams Day to honor the late music exec and rapper A$AP Yams ... who died 2 years ago Wednesday.

Kendrick Lamar, A$AP Rocky, French Montana, and Kendall Jenner were also there -- and this is really a case of squads colliding. Bella and Kendall are pals with Rocky ... so they were most likely there to support him.

No word if Weeknd and Bella ever came face-to-face, but it seems inevitable.

At least Selena wasn't there.


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Tyler Perry I'm The People's Choice ... I Hope for Trump Every Day

1/19/2017 6:42 AM PST
EXCLUSIVE

Tyler Perry says he has a mantra every day about soon-to-be President Donald Trump.

We got Tyler leaving Catch Wednesday and he said he actually has hope for Trump, but lays everything at DT's doorstep, saying he must change his priorities.

And, since actors and others in entertainment have won top offices in the past, he says he's game too, but only if he shares the ticket with Michelle Obama.

UF Bass Fishing Team EJECTED FROM BOAT ... Crazy, Crazy, Video

1/19/2017 7:27 AM PST

Here's the most incredible video you'll see today ... the University of Florida Bass fishing team (we didn't know either) EJECTED FROM A SPEEDING MOTORBOAT at 57 mph. 

The guys in the boat -- Hunter Bland and Conner Young -- were cruising along as usual when the steering system on their boat malfunctioned ... sending the men flying into the water. 

Fortunately, the guys were wearing life jackets and kill switches -- which stopped the boat dead in its tracks. 

You can see in the video the men are shaken up but not badly injured. One guy says, "I just need to breathe for a second."

We've reached out to the guys for more on this ... it's a fisherman's story actually worth hearing.

Ellen DeGeneres Is Something Happening Friday?

1/19/2017 6:58 AM PST

Ellen DeGeneres is sticking to her guns, and that means NOT falling in line with the growing number of celebs who think it's time to at least give the Prez-elect a chance.

We got Ellen and wife Portia de Rossi out at Madeo ... after Ellen's record-setting win at the People's Choice Awards. She was in a celebratory mood -- right up until we asked if she was planning to watch the inauguration.

Sorry, Brian Littrell ... Ellen's not down with your program.

Amber Heard When $7 Mil Ain't Yours Count Your Pennies ... To 99

1/19/2017 7:28 AM PST

0119-amber-heard-99-cent-store-PCN-01Amber Heard is the thriftiest millionaire on the planet.

Amber was snapped leaving a 99 cents store in L.A. Wednesday, and she certainly looks like she looks content with whatever bargains she's got in her purse.

In fairness, even though she got $7 mil from Johnny Depp in her divorce settlement, she's said the money's going to charity, so she's still a girl on a budget.

0119-amber-heard-99-cent-store-PCN-02Meanwhile, Johnny was off winning awards and winning hearts by opening up about his divorce.

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Jackie Evancho Won't Pull a Beyonce Singing Live at Inauguration!

1/19/2017 1:00 AM PST
EXCLUSIVE

0118-Jackie-Evancho-instagramJackie Evancho's keeping it real at Donald Trump's inauguration ... with her voice.

Sources close to the singer tell TMZ ... Jackie will sing the national anthem LIVE when she steps up to the mic Friday.

You'll recall Beyonce got roasted 4 years ago for lip-syncing, a custom which has been followed by those who sang before her ... in no small part because it's hard to sing in frigid weather.

We're told Jackie has never lip-synced a performance and it's out of the question for her to break tradition for the most important performance of her life.

Jackie had a run-through with the Marine Corps Band Wednesday and her big rehearsal goes down Thursday.

She will prerecord the song, but it will only play if she gets sick and physically can't pull it off.

And, the song is notoriously a minefield for singers who forget the words, so the lyrics will appear on the teleprompters, but we're told that's not at Jackie's request. We're told she's done the song a hundred times, and has it nailed.

  

3 Doors Down Frontman O' Say Can You See Why We're Playing the Inauguration

1/19/2017 12:58 AM PST
EXCLUSIVE

3 Doors Down isn't necessarily rocking for Donald Trump ... they're rocking for America, dammit!!!

We got frontman Brad Arnold leaving rehearsal at the Lincoln Memorial Wednesday night, and he clearly has no reservations about playing Thursday night's Make America Great Again event ... for which the band got a ton of backlash.

Brad's got no shame in the game.

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Brian Littrell 'Hollywood, Chill Out!!!' Over Trump

1/19/2017 6:16 AM PST
EXCLUSIVE

Brian Littrell thinks the Donald Trump Hollywood haters need to self-medicate with a chill pill.

We got Brian at LAX Wednesday and he proclaimed unwavering support for Trump and was optimistic as hell.

Brian also says the Inaugural Committee approached the Backstreet Boys and asked them to perform, but it wasn't meant to be. He explains why.

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Donald Trump Inauguration Cops Set Up Mobile Booking Stations To Handle Mass Arrests

1/19/2017 12:50 AM PST
EXCLUSIVE

0118-trump-mobile-stations-police-fa-tmz-getty-01Cops working Donald Trump's inauguration are prepped to handle mass arrests and avoid chaos in the jails ... and their secret weapon is the mobile booking station.

Law enforcement sources tell us the city will be littered with mobile booking stations where officers can book, issue citations and release demonstrators they arrest.

As we reported, there are new laws in D.C. that protect peaceful protests, and we're told local cops have been schooled on allowing demonstrations and not moving in too quickly.

Here's the rub. If violence erupts, all bets are off. Crimes of assault, battery and worse will almost guarantee a ride to jail, so lockup facilities could easily become overloaded.

The city will be swarming with law enforcement from various jurisdictions who will focus on crowd control and security. The National Guard will be 5,000 strong and they'll be joined by 3,000 cops.

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Bikers for Trump All About Peace at Inauguration But Ready for the Worst

1/19/2017 12:40 AM PST
EXCLUSIVE

Donald Trump's biker buddies are pumped for inauguration Friday, but want to make it clear ... they're not violent outlaws looking for trouble.

Bikers for Trump founder Chris Cox tells TMZ ... his crew is organizing the unofficial 58th inauguration "halftime show" -- which goes down while Trump's lunching with Congress -- and they have quite the show planned. Think Hendrix, bagpipes and patriotism.

Cox says he's expecting a safe event and peaceful transition of power, and dismisses naysayers who think BfT is showing up to intimidate protesters.

Still, he warns they won't punk out if stuff goes down.

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Fifth Harmony First Performance As 4 Camila's Verse Covered

1/18/2017 8:00 PM PST

The girls in Fifth Harmony kicked off the post-Camila Cabello era with their first performance since her contentious exit from the group ... and they were just fine without her.

The foursome performed their song, "Work from Home," at Wednesday's People's Choice Awards in L.A. -- a song on which Camila sang the first verse -- the girls switched it up, first singing all together and then Lauren took over. 

Camila or not, the rest of the performance was flawless.

Guess Who This Straight-Faced Kid Turned Into!

1/18/2017 9:00 PM PST

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Before this posin' little princess was showin' some serious face as a big-time model, she was just another picture perfect cutie growing up in Orlando, Florida. Can you guess who she is?

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