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Lexy Panterra Splish Splash My Ass is Taking a Bath!!!

8/13/2017 12:30 AM PDT

Lexy Panterra's ass brings all the boys girls to the beach ... and they're definitely better than your girls.

The model and celebrity twerk instructor hit the beach in Malibu this week to dip her ass in the salty Pacific. And it's true what they say -- hotties hang with hotties. Just look at her posse ... it's a fantASStic sight.

Pretty sure Lexy's given her crew a crash course on twerking ... judging from how Lexy and her girls are strutting their curves.

Malibu gets all the hot chicks.

YG Traffic Stop Escalates 'I'm Not Getting Out of the Car'

8/13/2017 12:20 AM PDT

YG refused to follow orders and get out of his car during a traffic stop because he was afraid cops would do bad things to him.

Law enforcement sources tell us ... the rapper was cruising Wednesday night in his Mercedes-Maybach in Burbank when cops noticed dark tinted windows. We're told they asked YG for his driver's license and registration ... and that's when things went awry.

We're told YG replied with a simple "no." He was asked to get out of the car -- and same answer, "no." He told cops he just didn't trust them. The standoff continued with YG saying he was afraid police would hurt him if he exited the vehicle.

A bunch of patrol cars raced to the scene for backup and YG eventually got out. He had no ID  and played the "do you know who I am" card.  

YG was cited for having no ID, tinted windows and no license plates.

We've reached out to the rapper, so far no word back.

Kenny Smith Beyonce Owning Rockets Would Change Sports

8/13/2017 12:10 AM PDT

Houston Rockets legend Kenny Smith believes the chances of Beyonce becoming a part owner of the team are "very good" -- and would immediately "change the whole dynamic of sports."

The singer is reportedly interested in buying a stake of the NBA team -- with current owner Les Alexander recently announcing he's looking to sell.

Smith -- who won 2 NBA Championships with the Rockets -- is still close with the team and even had a "date" with management last year about possibly being the head coach. 

So, we hit up Smith for the 411 -- and it's obvious, he's all about getting Beyonce into that owners' box. 

"I would love to see that," Kenny tells TMZ Sports ... "That would be something I look at my daughters and say, 'Look, see you don't have to be a part of the team. Own the team!" 

Celebrity Scramble Guess Who!

8/13/2017 12:00 AM PDT

Hiding behind this chipmunk inspired face is a sexy Spaniard ... don't blow it as you scour the freaky photo and attempt to figure out the A-list actress in the stretched snap. 

Charlottesville Suspect Driver Charged with Murder Mug Shot Released

8/12/2017 6:01 PM PDT
Breaking News

5:22 PM PT -- An Army spokesperson tells TMZ ... James Alex Fields Jr. was enlisted in the Army in 2015, and reported to basic military training in August of that year. He was released from active duty 4 months  later due to a failure to meet training standards.The alleged driver of the car that plowed into a group of counterprotesters in Charlottesville has been charged with one count of second-degree murder ... TMZ has learned.

The suspect's been identified as James Alex Fields Jr., a 20-year-old Ohio man. He's facing the second-degree murder charge, along with three counts of malicious wounding and one count of failing to stop at an accident that resulted in death ... according to the superintendent of the Albemarle Regional Jail.

In disturbing video of the crash ... the suspect Fields appears to deliberately drive his Dodge Challenger into a group of counterprotesters walking down the street, then floors it in reverse in an attempt to flee. He was captured shortly after.

As we reported ... a 32-year-old woman was killed in the incident. The city's police chief said at least 35 people were injured during Saturday's violence between white nationalist rallygoers and counterprotesters. 

Travis Scott Gives Kylie Butterflies

8/12/2017 3:06 PM PDT

Travis Scott's way to his girl's heart? Expensive jewelry ... inspired by his own hit song.

The rapper's been busy showering Kylie Jenner with birthday gifts this week, including this diamond necklace with a pendant related to his track, "Butterfly Effect." We're told Travis reached out to jeweler Elliot Avianne 2 weeks ago to get it done in time for her bday.

The piece is made up of 28 carats of VVS diamonds, and we're told it set the rapper back about $60,000.

We know Travis also went to the movies with Kylie for her b-day, but that's not all ... he took a page out of Kanye's book and set up a private orchestra show for her too.

Aaron Carter Bro's Not Reached Out ... Since I Came Out

8/12/2017 1:43 PM PDT

Aaron Carter says he's received amazing support since coming out as bisexual ... but apparently not yet from his brother.

The singer clammed up at the D.C. airport Saturday morning when he got asked if his bro, Nick Carter, had contacted him since his announcement ... and seemed to get emotional for a second before saying he and Nick are "wonderful."

It was more lighthearted after that, as Aaron considered some hot male celebs he'd like to date ... and picked a fellow singer he says he's been a huge fan of for a long time.

Chaos in Charlottesville Car Plows Into Crowd, 1 Dead Warning: Graphic Video

8/12/2017 11:29 AM PDT
Breaking News

3:30 PM PT -- The Charlottesville police chief says the victim killed was a 32-year-old woman who was crossing an intersection. The driver -- a male -- was captured moments after attempting to flee the scene of the crime. He's in police custody, and charges are expected for criminal homicide.

The chief says at least 35 people total were injured Saturday as the result of "premeditated violence" -- including 19 from the car plowing into the crowd of protesters. He says the injuries range from life-threatening to minor.

1:30 PM PT -- A state official says the driver of the car that plowed into protesters is in custody.

12:30 PM PT -- Charlottesville Mayor Mike Signer says 1 person has died from the car crashing into the crowd. Health officials say 20 patients were taken to UVA Medical Center with injuries and confirm one death.

Multiple outlets are reporting the pedestrians who were struck were protesters of the white nationalists' rally.

A car plowed into a group of people in Charlottesville causing bodies to go flying ... then floored it in reverse away and appeared to drive off.

Be warned -- the video is graphic. It looks like a van is slowly driving down a street with a silver car following, and then out of nowhere a gray Dodge Challenger smashes into the silver car ... causing a violent chain reaction.

Another angle of the gray car plowing into the crowd suggests it was a deliberate hit and run.

It's unclear if the people struck by the car were part of the alt-right rally or protesters or both ... but you hear someone in the first video yell, "That nazi drove into people!" Multiple injuries have been reported.

As we reported ... Virginia Governor Terry McAuliffe declared a state of emergency Saturday after violent clashes broke out before an alt-right rally.

DeMario Jackson Show the 'BIP' Footage I'm All for It!!!

8/12/2017 1:06 PM PDT

DeMario Jackson's nothing if not confident ... that the footage of the controversial hot tub incident between him and Corinne Olympios will clear his name.

The "Bachelor in Paradise" outcast hit up Doheny Room in Weho Friday night clearly looking to make a statement with his wardrobe -- he wants 'BIP' producers to show the tape.

Unfortunately for DeMario ... Warner Bros. says the infamous hot tub footage that shut down production of the reality show will not be aired.

A trailer for the upcoming season of 'Paradise' did tease DeMario and Corinne's hookup, though ... and we're still awaiting their reunion show. So no -- we're not done with DeMario yet.

Alt-Right Rally State of Emergency Declared Chaos in Charlottesville

8/12/2017 10:16 AM PDT
Breaking News

A "Unite the Right" rally in downtown Charlottesville has been met with protesters, and so much violence erupted ... the governor declared a state of emergency.

Virginia Governor Terry McAuliffe made the declaration Saturday morning amid clashes between white nationalists and thousands of protesters. City officials deemed the rally an "unlawful assembly" and state police equipped with riot gear cleared Emancipation Park.

Video of the violence shows brawls, tear gas being used and people holding weapons. Several arrests have been made and so far at least 2 people have reportedly been injured.

This comes on the heels of an alt-right march in Charlottesville Friday night, which was met with opposition by hundreds of UVA students. The white nationalists are rallying to oppose a plan to remove a statue of Robert E. Lee from the park.

Jerry O'Connell Feels the Karaoke Coming ... Gives Weeknd Song His All

8/12/2017 11:02 AM PDT

Jerry O'Connell put his heart and soul into a karaoke performance ... and the crowd definitely appreciated the effort.

The "Crossing Jordan" and "Kangaroo Jack" star grabbed the mic at Fraser Tavern in North Bay, Ontario Thursday night and did his best impression of The Weekend's "I Feel it Coming" -- not holding anything back ... even on the high notes.

We're told the place is a local karaoke hot spot, and when the DJ noticed the actor in the crowd he called him up ... and Jerry answered the call. The audience wanted an encore later, but he turned it down ... probably feeling it would be hard to top.

O'Connell's currently in town filming a new TV show called "Carter."

Bodybuilder Rich Piana Had 20 Bottles of Steroids During Medical Emergency

8/12/2017 1:00 AM PDT

Bodybuilding superstar Rich Piana had 20 bottles of steroids in his home at the time of his medical emergency ... this according to the police report obtained by TMZ Sports.

Cops were called to Piana's Florida home at 1:30 PM on Monday after the 46-year-old social media sensation suddenly collapsed in his bathroom while getting a haircut from his girlfriend, Chanel

Piana's girlfriend says she tried to catch the former Mr. California bodybuilding champ when he collapsed but couldn't due to his massive size and weight. Chanel told officials Piana struck his head during the fall. 

The 911 operator instructed Chanel to perform CPR but she was unable to revive him. 

When emergency personnel arrived, paramedics found crushed up white powder on a table along with a credit card and straw and decided to give Rich 2 doses of Narcan (often used to treat opiate overdoses) to try and revive him.

Chanel told responders Rich had battled opiate addiction in the past but she believed he was clean. 

Rich never regained consciousness and was transported to a nearby hospital where he was placed into a medically induced coma.

The report notes that police found bottles and bottles of testosterone in the home, 20 in total. Chanel said Rich is an admitted steroid user who's been juicing for more than 20 years. 

Chanel also noted Rich had suffered from a slightly enlarged heart at one point in his life -- but didn't know if that contributed to the medical emergency. 

Chanel says Rich is still alive and fighting -- but has asked for prayers. 

Usher Silent on Herpes Lawsuits

8/12/2017 6:59 AM PDT

Usher was clearly focusing on his salad when a photog asked him about several lawsuits accusing him of having sex with people without disclosing he allegedly had genital herpes.

Usher was chowing down at Alfred Coffee in WeHo Friday with Jermaine Dupri when mum was clearly the word.  That, they made clear. 

Jermaine is producing a new Usher album, and the 2 have been in the studio ... seemingly undeterred from the various allegations.

Neither Usher nor his reps have publicly addressed the allegation.

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