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50 Cent

Boxing Company Goes Bankrupt

5/26/2015 10:39 AM PDT BY TMZ STAFF
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0526-50-cent-tmz-02Huge blow for 50 Cent's boxing company SMS Promotions -- TMZ Sports has learned the rapper's company has just filed for bankruptcy ... though it vows to stay in business. 

50 started SMS Promotions back in 2012 ... and signed some pretty big names in the sport, including then-undefeated champion Yuriorkis Gamboa, James Kirkland and Olympic medalist Andre Dirrell.

But apparently, the boxing biz hasn't been as kind to 50 as it has been to others like his pal Floyd Mayweather ... because according to court docs obtained by TMZ Sports, the company filed for Chapter 11 on May 25th.  

In court docs filed in Connecticut, SMS says it has between $100k and $500k in debts. 

SMS just put on a fight in Connecticut on May 15th -- though it clearly wasn't enough to turn the company around. 

An attorney for SMS Promotions says 50 -- aka Curtis Jackson -- made the decision to file so the business could reorganize and emerge as a stronger company. 

"Under the direction of Mr. Jackson, SMS Promotions looks forward to reorganizing as a new corporate entity and becoming one of the leading promotion companies in the world of professional boxing.”

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Kris Jenner

I'm About to Become

The ONLY Momager in Hollywood

5/26/2015 1:00 AM PDT BY TMZ STAFF
EXCLUSIVE

0522-kris-jenner-tmz-01Kris Jenner is so cunning she now wants a legal lock on the very name that has been sometimes used to disparage her ... momager!

We found out Kris has filed legal docs to trademark the name "momager" in the world of entertainment, which means anyone else who wants to use the description would need her permission, or else she could sue them.

It looks like she'll get what she's gunning for, because Kris has already locked down trademarks for the term "momager" for personal management services and for use in her reality show.

Apparently, Kris doesn't like imitators like Dina Lohan and Tina Knowles.  

They've been warned. 

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Jonathan Rhys Meyers

Sorry I Messed Up

But I'm Good Now

5/26/2015 8:36 AM PDT BY TMZ STAFF

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Jonathan Rhys Meyers has apologized for falling off the wagon, but he promises it was a blip and he's on the mend. 

Jonathan posted his apology on his fiancee's Instagram account saying, "I apologize for having a minor relapse and hope that people don't think badly of me."

The actor says he was on his way home from a friend's house and regretted his disheveled appearance as he clutched a vodka bottle.

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Jonathan just wrapped a movie, "Damascus Cover," where our spies say he delivered a killer performance.  

As for the future, he says, "... this was just a blip in my recovery otherwise I'm living a healthy life."

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TMZ's Beachin' Baby

PHOTO CONTEST

WINNER!

5/26/2015 2:58 PM PDT BY TMZ STAFF

0526_contest_beachin_baby_winner_launchThe tribe has spoken ... and the Headless Hijinx picture washed away the competition in our Beachin' Baby Photo Contest like a tidal wave -- scoring the $250 prize and super awesome mystery gifts from TMZ!

**CLICK HERE for contest rules and regulations!**

Khloe Kardashian

Back, Back, Backin' It Up in Vegas

5/26/2015 8:20 AM PDT BY TMZ STAFF

Khloe Kardashain was a real trap queen ... and at least one guy was more than happy to fall into the trap when she put her best assets backward in Las Vegas.

The most recent KK sis to go platinum was at 1 OAK nightclub when a guy -- who seems to be a friend with major benefits -- danced up and invited Khloe to get closer.

Let's just say Khloe, and her ass, are loving the single life. 

Watch the clip to see her smiling from ear to ear. Kidding ... watch it for dat ass. 

Rob Gronkowski

IT'S MOTORBOAT TIME

... Unleashes On Boobies

5/26/2015 8:05 AM PDT BY TMZ STAFF
EXCLUSIVE

Here's NFL star Rob Gronkowski ... motorboatin' the HELL out of a pair of boobies in a South Carolina nightclub ... because of course he did. 

Gronk was partying in the VIP section of Club Trio in Charleston on Sunday night -- when he dropped anchor in front of a woman holding a bottle of booze and went full "Wedding Crashers."

By the way, start to finish ... Gronk spent a full 5 seconds in between the cleavage ... while everyone around cheered and high-fived. 

You motorboatin' son of a bitch ... 

Josh Duggar

Cracks Molestation Joke

Dating Family Is What We Do!

5/26/2015 6:07 AM PDT BY TMZ STAFF

Josh Duggar is from Arkansas ... so it's totally cool if he dates his siblings.  

Back in 2008 -- long before Duggar's molestation past came to light -- he made a quip during an episode of what was then called "17 Kids and Counting." 

Josh describes a double date scenario with his then-fiancée Anna ... he ended up going with 2 of his siblings.  

Josh explains, "We chose Jana and John David. We thought why not, have a double date ... We are from Arkansas!"

He then broke out in laughter.

Not so funny now ... 

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Bobby Flay's Wife

Screw You And The Horse You Rode In On

5/26/2015 12:50 AM PDT BY TMZ STAFF
EXCLUSIVE

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Bobby Flay's estranged wife says Bobby is so gross he gave her a racehorse as an anniversary gift and pocketed more than a hundred thousand dollars in purses. 

Stephanie March claims in her divorce case Bobby bought her "Dad's Crazy" back in 2009 for their 4th wedding anniversary. Turns out the equine was a champ, raking in $130k in winnings.  

Stephanie claims when it came to the horse Bobby was a hog, not only keeping the purse money but selling the horse for $60k and pilfering every penny.

As we previously reported, March and Flay have been at each other's throats in an ugly divorce battle that just gets uglier. She wants the prenup set aside, claiming it's grossly unfair.

As for the horse scratch, Flay admits he registered it in her name, but denies lining his own pockets with the winnings. 

Giddy up.  

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Johnny Depp

Dog Smuggling Carries

10 Year Prison Sentence

5/26/2015 3:48 AM PDT BY TMZ STAFF
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0513-johnny-depp-dogsJohnny Depp going to jail for bringing his dogs to Australia might sound like a joke, but officials Down Under aren't laughing ... and Depp could end up behind bars for a long, long time.

The "Pirates of the Caribbean" star could face up to 10 years in prison -- and receive a fine of up to $340,000 -- for illegally bringing his two dogs into Australia, says the Sydney Morning Herald

The paper says his pilot, who flew Depp and the dogs into the country, could get two years as well.

Depp had the two Yorkshire Terriers -- Boo and Pistol -- flown back the U.S. earlier this month after officials threatened to put the pups down ... all because Depp didn't properly declare them.

Under Australian law, dogs brought into the country must be quarantined for 10 days, to avoid spreading disease.

  

Kylie Jenner

Blac Chyna Shade Game

Is Still Strong

5/26/2015 6:47 AM PDT BY TMZ STAFF

0526-blac-chyna-kylie-instagramKylie Jenner must follow Blac Chyna's Instagram page like a hawk ... because she once again mimicked her boyfriend's baby mama ... with a catty caption and all.

BC posted the innocuous selfie ... and KJ posted her own just two hours later, in similar getup, with the simple caption, "Snap." 

Kylie pulled the same stunt a few months back when Blac Chyna posted a photo of a watch ... and Kylie snapped a pic of her same watch and captioned it, "Currently." 

Stay classy.

G-Unit's Jack Thriller

Step Up, 40 Glocc ...

I'll Beat the Bitch Outta You

5/26/2015 12:45 AM PDT BY TMZ STAFF
EXCLUSIVE

Rapper 40 Glocc's mama does not want to see this video -- his celeb boxing opponent Jack Thriller recorded a trash talking video laced with threats that go way beyond the boxing ring.

Thriller -- who hosts 50 Cent's Thisis50.com web network -- is fighting 40 Glocc on July 27th in Atlantic City for the first ever Hip Hop celebrity fight night. Last week 40 released a video of himself training with Jeff Mayweather ... Floyd's uncle.

If it was supposed to intimidate ... it FAILED miserably. Watch Thriller's response. Highlights include gems like -- bitch boy, p**syface, bitch Glocc, and the timeless classic ... d**khead.

His sign off is the best. 

Maddie Ziegler

We’re Movin’ On Up

Thanks To My Fancy Footwork

5/26/2015 12:40 AM PDT BY TMZ STAFF
EXCLUSIVE

0522_maddie_ziegler_home_launch_2Maddie Ziegler must be cashin’ in on all those Sia videos … or at least her family is because they’re upgrading to a huge, million dollar custom-built home, complete with Maddie’s very own dance hall.

The Ziegler's 4-bedroom, 2500 sq. ft. suburban Pittsburgh pad was put on the market earlier this week and sold in just 6 hours, at the full $279,000 asking price. 

Melissa, Maddie’s momager, tells TMZ the family simply outgrew their old home, and the new 7,000 sq. ft. pad is quite the step-ball-change up. Amenities include a dance studio in the basement, pool, and a closet for Maddie’s shoes. Plenty of room to also hang the 12-year-old's newest accolade -- a platinum record courtesy of Sia.

0522-maddy-siegler-sia-record-INSTAGRAM-01No word if there's a closet for Maddie's dance trophies.

Birdman

The Feds Squeezed Me For $2 Mil!!

Okay, I Owed it to 'Em ...

5/26/2015 12:30 AM PDT BY TMZ STAFF
EXCLUSIVE

0522_birdman_TMZLil Wayne and the IRS have something in common -- they both wanted millions from Birdman -- but only one of 'em got the Cash Money honcho to cough up the dough, and Weezy's not the one smiling. 

The music mogul was slapped with two federal tax liens - - one in December 2014, the other in February 2015 -- for refusing to pay a total of $1,942,400.58 in back taxes.

Birdman quickly learned no one's more gangsta than Uncle Sam -- the feds threatened to snatch up his property and assets if he didn’t pay ASAP ... and within a few months, Birdman paid off the debt.

Maybe Wayne should ask the real OG's (our government) to get "Tha Carter V" released.

Just sayin' 

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