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Lindsay Lohan

Pisses Off Prosecutor ...

Greeting Fans Isn't Community Service!!

1/28/2015 9:15 AM PST BY TMZ STAFF
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Lindsay Lohan shook a bunch of fans' hands after her play in London, and thinks that should count toward her 240 hours of community service -- but prosecutors say NOT SO FAST, LiLo.

Lindsay's attorney Shawn Holley showed up in court Wednesday morning to submit proof of Lohan's community service progress ... which showed she managed to pull off 80 hours in just 9 days.

The City Attorney said some of the service looked hinky ... because it included time spent doing meet and greets after her play. Holley pointed out the previous judge in the case had approved the London facility that keeps track of Lindsay's community service.

The City Attorney isn't satisfied with that ... and demanded 2 weeks to investigate exactly what Lindsay did or didn't do to complete the 240 hours.

As for the mysterious chikungunya Lindsay supposedly picked up in Bora Bora ... Holley presented a doctor's note that she had an illness, but we don't know if it's the tropical virus Lindsay claims to have. 

As he left court ... the City Attorney told TMZ ... jail time is still on the table if Lindsay's service isn't up to snuff.

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Taryn Manning

Orange is the New Black for Stalker

'Cause She's Goin' to Jail

1/28/2015 10:14 AM PST BY TMZ STAFF
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Taryn Manning Stalker Jail Taryn Manning will be stalker-free for the foreseeable future because the woman who's been harassing her for months will be spending some time in the pokey.

Jeanine Heller -- who has now famously been in a bizarre battle royale with her former close friend for months -- was sentenced to 45 days in jail for harassing her by sending a slew of texts to Manning and then uploading a manifesto about the actress and posting it on Reddit.

After she gets out Heller will go to an inpatient psych center where she'll be evaluated and treated for around a week.

She's also been banned from using computers until her next court date at the end of March.

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Kim Kardashian

Dodges Ticket for Banging ...

An Illegal U-Turn

1/28/2015 8:25 AM PST BY TMZ STAFF
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Kim Kardashian's made her share of wrong turns (we're looking at you Kris Humphries), but the latest got her in trouble with cops ... temporarily, anyway.

Kim got pulled over for making an illegal U-turn in Calabasas on Tuesday ... as she was leaving Kourtney's house. 

But our Kardashian sources say Kim pulled off a chick special -- meaning she managed to talk her way out of the ticket. We don't know what Kim was wearing when the cop walked up to her SUV -- besides a smile -- but it worked ... for her.

Warning: Results will vary if you try this at home.

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Courtney Love

Hooks a Shark ...

Date or Deal with Kevin O'Leary?

1/28/2015 10:00 AM PST BY TMZ STAFF

012815_courtney_love_kevin_oleary_launchCourtney Love and "Shark Tank" maven Kevin O'Leary enjoyed dinner together Tuesday night in West Hollywood, but the question is ... who was pitching who?

Love and Mr. Wonderful were inside the restaurant for nearly four hours and when they made their exit, the paps were quick to ask if they were dating. O'Leary immediately said no -- he is a married man -- so that just leaves the topic of money. 

Does Courtney have a killer business plan? Does Kevin have a plan for Courtney's career?

We'd invest a million dollars for 100% of the answer.

Ludacris' Baby Mama

He Made Me Play

Let's Make an Pregnancy Deal

1/28/2015 6:43 AM PST BY TMZ STAFF
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Ludacris' baby mama testified in court that it's ridiculously ludicrous he's fighting for full custody of their daughter, because he desperately wanted her to have an abortion to the point he even bribed her.

Tamika Fuller said when Luda found out she was pregnant he cried, but they weren't tears of joy. He said it would ruin his life and he then urged her to terminate the pregnancy. 

According to Tamika, Luda initially offered her $10K and a house if she lost the baby.   

As TMZ first reported, Fuller believes Luda's quicky marriage to Eudoxie was just a transparent ploy to show the  judge he has a more stable home than her.

  

Lindsay Lohan

Down to the Wire ...

Community Service Completed!

1/28/2015 1:00 AM PST BY TMZ STAFF
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Lindsay Lohan Completes Community Service
Lindsay Lohan will get a letter of completion from her London community service center ... but it will still be warm off the photocopy machine when her lawyer hands it to the judge.

Sources familiar with the situation tell TMZ ... Community Service Volunteers will certify Lindsay has completed her 240 hours to satisfy her probation requirement in her reckless driving case. 

As we reported ... Lindsay waited until the last minute to get it done, and she put in her time at a breakneck pace beginning late last week. 

There's one thing that's unclear ... whether she completed her hours on Tuesday or whether she has a few left that she'll do Wednesday before the court hearing. Since London is 8 hours ahead of L.A. she has the full day to finish if she hasn't already.   

We're told CSV is prepared to send a letter of completion before her court hearing Wednesday morning.

Lindsay was supposed to complete her hours November 6, but she had only performed 102 hours of the 240.  

Lindsay will not be in court. Her lawyer, Shawn Holley, will hand the sacred doc to the judge.

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'Real Housewives' NeNe Leakes

Warns Kenya and Claudia

Call Me Bipolar and I'll Sue

1/28/2015 4:50 AM PST BY TMZ STAFF
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"Real Housewives of Atlanta" star NeNe Leakes says it doesn't matter they're all on a reality show  -- if Kenya Moore and Claudia Jordan don't zip their lips she'll sue.

Both Moore and Jordan got warned by Leake's lawyers Tuesday to stop damaging her brand with smack talk. NeNe's pissed at Jordan for calling her bipolar and, even worse, sporting bad veneers. Her beef with Moore is unclear.

Two things strike us. It's a little "pot calling the kettle black" because NeNe's been known to go after other cast members ... por ejemplo saying Claudia was such a tramp "her clit has left her body."

And you gotta wonder what producers think about their stars setting limits on the drama.

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Benzino

Arrested

Loaded Guns and Airports Don't Mix

1/28/2015 4:40 AM PST BY TMZ STAFF
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Former "Love & Hip Hop Atlanta" star Benzino was arrested Tuesday night at an airport for trying to send a loaded gun through a security checkpoint. 

Law enforcement sources tell TMZ, Benzino put his carry-on bag on the conveyor belt at Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport. A suspicious TSA employee dug inside and found a loaded 9 millimeter firearm with 7 rounds in the magazine.

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Benzino didn't make his flight to L.A., but he did get his very own escort to the local jail. He was released on $3K bail.

The reality star was fired from the show after allegedly making death threats against another cast member.

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Mayweather & Pacquiao

COURTSIDE STARE DOWN

... At Miami Heat Game

1/27/2015 5:14 PM PST BY TMZ STAFF

012715_manny_pacquiao_launchFloyd Mayweather and Manny Pacquiao are both at the Miami Heat game RIGHT NOW -- sitting across the court from each other. 

Sooooo ... STOP THE BASKETBALL GAME ... FIND SOME GLOVES AND LET'S DO THIS RIGHT NOW!!!

#WishfulThinking

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Jimmy Fallon

Had Him a Blast With ...

Drunken 'Grease' Sing-Along

1/28/2015 12:50 AM PST BY TMZ STAFF
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012715_jimmy_fallon_launchJimmy Fallon relived his famous send-off from "SNL" -- singing a "Grease" classic -- but this time he had a barroom full of hammered backup singers ... which just made it more awesome.

Fallon was at NYC's Marie's Crisis Cafe last weekend when most of the bar started singing "Summer Nights" ... with Jimmy leading the chorus. But check out the video -- it wasn't easy keeping the buzzed crowd on the beat ... or the right verse. 

Jimmy still managed to bring down the house, just like in his final "SNL" in 2004 -- where we're guessing there was slightly less drinking than in the bar. 

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Donald Trump

Famed Hotel Sued By Security Guard

They Just Hated My Stubble

1/28/2015 12:40 AM PST BY TMZ STAFF
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's hotel is being sued by an African-American man who says his bosses put a razor to his neck with an ultimatum ... shave or get out of town.

Bryan Lambert claims in a new lawsuit he worked as a security guard at the Trump International Hotel & Tower in NYC. He says his bosses got on his case because he wasn't clean shaven. But Lambert says he had a good excuse ... he suffers from Folliculitis Barbae Traumatica -- aka Barber's itch.

Lambert says he tried explaining it's a common condition among black males ... which causes painful inflammation from ingrown hairs which is made worse when you shave. But he says his bosses didn't want to hear it.  

And this is choice ... he claims one of his bosses even said, "You are not special. Why can't you look more like Christine?" -- a female Asian-American woman who works the front desk.

He then throws in the kitchen sink with various allegations that he was threatened, disparaged and even had his locker vandalized. 

Lambert wants a cool mil minimum. 

The Donald -- who was not sued -- wasn't available for comment.

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'BGC' Star Judi Jackson

Yes, My Customers Got Screwed ...

But Let's Makeup

1/28/2015 12:30 AM PST BY TMZ STAFF
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Bad girls Club Judi Jackson Makeup"Bad Girls Club" star Judi Jackson is getting pounded by the Better Business Bureau for allegedly leaving a ton of customers in the lurch -- so, now she's firing up the bus and throwing it in reverse.

BEEP BEEP BEEP BEEP

Jackson tells TMZ ... Kissable Vixen was flooded with orders over the holidays -- which seems like it would be good news. However, she says they were out of supplies and intended to shut down for a 2-week hiatus while they restocked. 

Jackson says the problems started when she couldn't get into the company's computer to warn customers about delays -- and she blames that on her business partner giving her bum passwords.  

We contacted the business partner -- whom Jackson says she ripped for the screwup -- and she acknowledged things got out of control because she'd been "hella busy."

We're told the BBB is still investigating the complaints -- but both JJ and her partner claim they've got things running smoothly again.

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'DAYS OF OUR LIVES'

'MEMBA HIM?!

1/28/2015 12:20 AM PST BY TMZ STAFF

0127_Thyme_Lewis_days_of_our_lives_launchThyme Lewis is best known for playing the dreamy Jonah Carver for three seasons in the early '90s on the long-running NBC daytime drama "Days of Our Lives." Guess what he looks like now!

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