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Tekashi 6ix9ine Sentencing Judge In Sex Case ... Don't Blame Me For Giving Him Probation

11/11/2018 12:11 PM PST
EXCLUSIVE

Manhattan Criminal Court Judge Felicia Mennin feels her decision to sentence Tekashi69 to probation instead of prison may have been a mistake, but it's not on her shoulders.

Tekashi violated the terms of his plea deal in his child sex case twice by getting arrested for alleged assaults in Houston and Brooklyn, so he could have been sent to prison for years, but the judge didn't give him a single day.    

Fact is ... prosecutors wanted to send the rapper to prison for 1 to 3 years – but Judge Mennin favored 4 years probation and even downplaying Tekashi’s arrest in Houston -- which she said may have involved "push back against an amateur paparazzi."

Judge Mennin has now pushed the blame to the presiding judge, prosecutors and defense attorneys for cutting the original plea deal.

Mennin's spokesperson, Lucian Chalfen, tells TMZ…"Although Judge Mennin was the sentencing judge, the long-standing plea agreement was agreed to by the presiding judge at the time, and the other parties involved."                                         

As we reported, hours after the sentence, a member of Tekashi's crew got shot after a melee at an NYC restaurant.

Last week, Tekashi and his crew got into a nasty confrontation with Slim 400 and his posse in LA. ... the rapper had to be held back.

And just last Friday, 8 shots were fired during a Tekashi/Kanye/Nicki Minaj video shoot at a Beverly Hills mansion.  

Gerard Butler Finds Malibu Home Burned, Destroyed ... By CA Wildfires

11/11/2018 11:46 AM PST
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Gerard Butler came home to find what many Californians are discovering in the middle of raging wildfires across the state -- his home has been burned to ashes.

The "300" star posted a devastating photo Sunday showing his Malibu home burnt to a crisp. He says this is what he came to find after being evacuated from the area -- like many other stars have already been -- and called it a "heartbreaking time" in the Golden State. 

Gerard also filmed himself walking up to the rubble, some of which was still smoldering. He says half of his property is gone. 

Fortunately, the actor's trying to stay positive about the loss, saying he was inspired by the courage, spirit and sacrifice of firefighters who are battling the flames. He thanked the Los Angeles Fire Department and asked his followers to support them if they could.

Camille Grammer also lost her home to the Woolsey fire, as have nearly 200 other homeowners in Southern California ... which could possibly get worse before weekend's end.

All of Malibu has been evacuated, as have surrounding areas in Ventura and many other L.A. counties. The death toll between fires in NorCal and SoCal has risen to 25.

Farrah Abraham Screw Atlantic City I'm Going to the Maldives!!!

11/11/2018 10:50 AM PST

Farrah Abraham traded a boardwalk brouhaha for a mellow day in the Maldives -- and it looks like she's enjoying her decision to hang up her boxing gloves ... kinda.

The ex-'Teen Mom' had herself a nice little beach day Saturday at the Ayada Resort on Maguhdhuvaa, one of the islands that make up the Maldives. Interestingly enough, these photos came out the same day of her would-be boxing event in Atlantic City ... where she was supposed to fight Nicole "Hoopz" Alexander in a reality TV showdown. 

The fight went on without Farrah, who ended up getting replaced with "Mob Wives" star Natalie DiDonato. The boxing promoter ended up sending Farrah a cease and desist letter to keep her yap shut after she dropped out, and continued to trash it.

Farrah doesn't appear to have uttered a peep in public about the boxing match since, but that doesn't mean she's done trolling the good folks at Boom Cups, who put on the event.

At one point during her beach outing, she put on gloves and a robe ... in a clear attempt to mock the fight that she'd just bailed on. Touché

Pusha T I Didn't Approve 'F**k Drake' Visual It Was the Corny Tech Guy!

11/11/2018 11:22 AM PST

Pusha T appeared to be trolling his rap rival when a "F**K DRAKE" graphic showed up during his show at Camp Flog Gnaw ... but PT says kill the messenger, figuratively speaking.

Push was performing at Tyler, the Creator's music fest Saturday in L.A. when the huge white flashing sign popped up in the background. The 'Daytona' MC didn't acknowledge it right away, but when the crowd started chanting "F**k Drake," he admitted he heard them.

He didn't tell the crowd to cut it out but rather went on with the show as if nothing had happened. He later addressed the presumed shot at Drizzy though, saying that a tech guy had screwed with his screens and that dissing someone with a graphic isn't his style.

Considering the beef is all but dead, it was probably wise of Push to distance himself from the visual.

Joe Perry Rushed to Hospital After Performing with Billy Joel at MSG

11/11/2018 9:57 AM PST
EXCLUSIVE

9:50 AM PT -- Sources connected to Joe tell TMZ, he's been having "breathing issues for the last few weeks and it came to a head last night." We're told it involves congestion in the lungs.

Our sources say Joe is still in the hospital but "he's awake, doing well and could be released as early as Sunday afternoon." 

Joe Perry was wheeled out of Madison Square Garden on a stretcher Saturday night after performing with Billy Joel.

Eyewitnesses tell TMZ, Joe had just finished "Walk This Way" with Billy Joel onstage and went back to his dressing room. A source connected with the concert tells TMZ, Joe collapsed and "looked terrible."

Paramedics rushed to the scene and worked on the 68-year-old for around 40 minutes in his dressing room. We're told they put a tracheal tube down his throat to clear the airway. There was panic in the dressing room, and one eyewitness says "Joe did not look good."

Paramedics put the famed Aerosmith guitarist on a stretcher, gave him oxygen and rushed him to a hospital. 

We're told Billy Joel was still on stage in the final minutes of his concert and was unaware of the emergency. Paramedics and security had to clear a path to get out of MSG because there were so many people around.

We do not know Joe's condition.

We got Joe out back in August and he was in good spirits.

Aerosmith has been planning a Las Vegas residency for 2019. Joe and Steven Tyler have had a volcanic relationship, but they have been good lately and have been looking forward to their Sin City concerts.  

Story developing.

Thousand Oaks Shooter Ian Long Marines Have No Record of PTSD Issues

11/11/2018 1:00 AM PST
EXCLUSIVE

Update: 11/11 10:16 AM -- It has been confirmed by an autopsy that Ian Long was killed by self-inflicted gunshot wounds, he was not shot by the police. 

Ian Long -- the former Marine who killed 12 people in a country music bar allegedly suffered from severe PTSD, but there's no record of him ever contacting the Corps for help ... so says the military.

Long served in Afghanistan from 2010 to 2011 and left the service in 2013 after a final stint in Hawaii. Shortly after the massacre, former neighbors of Long revealed he had a long history of PTSD ... and a classmate of his told us the same thing. 

We reached out the Marines to see if the military branch had any evidence of Long's condition and if they acted appropriately, but we were told the Marines have no record Ian ever indicated he was suffering. A rep for Veteran's Affairs tells us he was never enrolled in VA health care at any time. 

Of course, Long could still have seen a doctor or counselor outside of the Marines, but it's interesting he didn't see military docs. 

TMZ broke the story ... Long posted to social media during the attack, writing, "I hope people call me insane .. wouldn't that just be a big ball of irony? Yeah ... I'm insane, but the only thing you people do after these shootings is "hopes and prayers" .. or "keep you in my thoughts" ... every time ... and wonder why these keep happening ..."

He was shot dead by police. 

Camille Grammer Loses Home In California Wildfire

11/11/2018 8:00 AM PST
Exclusive Details

Camille Grammer is one of the many people who lost their homes in the terrible California wildfires.

Firefighters fought valiantly to save the home, but the fire was just too ferocious. It burned to the ground Saturday night.

Camille has had a rough go, we're told her assistant died last week,

So far, 177 homes have been lost in the Woolsey fire and things could get a lot worse. The Santa Ana winds are expected to kick up Sunday morning and last for 2 days. The winds are the most treacherous condition firefighters have been battling. 

All of Malibu has been evacuated. Lots of people are enraged that Donald Trump has cast blame on Californians on the fires ... a baseless claim that only makes a terrible situation even worse. 

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Dan Crenshaw Gets Apology from Pete Davidson on 'SNL'

11/11/2018 8:09 AM PST

Pete Davidson addressed his controversy head-on last night by apologizing to Dan Crenshaw in person and on 'SNL.'

The war veteran and Republican politician appeared Weekend Update with Pete Davidson where Pete sincerely apologized to Dan, and Dan accepted, but not before giving Pete a taste of his own medicine. The icing on the cake is when Dan's phone rings, you have to hear the ringtone.

When the jokes settled, Dan used the moment to urge Americans to come together and forgive. A touching moment during these super-divisive times.

The whole sketch is a very wholesome exchange, and it just goes to show that people can work out their grievances without reaching for the pitchfork.

Jeff Ross TMZ Interview Halted ... Biker Hit by Car

11/11/2018 7:48 AM PST
EXCLUSIVE

Jeff Ross had just left Craig's restaurant Saturday night in WeHo when he started talking to our photog about the California wildfires when suddenly the sound of a crash brought everything to a screeching halt.

A biker got hit by a car just outside the restaurant. It's a dicey street on any given night, with lots of traffic and lots to look at.

The biker didn't seem badly hurt, but it was serious enough for an ambulance to come and take her to the ER.

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Tekashi69 Check Out My New Iced-Out Chompers

11/11/2018 12:50 AM PST
EXCLUSIVE

This might be the reason Tekashi69 keeps his cool with bullets flying around him almost constantly ... his mouth is full of ice! 

The rapper hit up celeb jeweler Johnny Dang for his newest pair ... and the chompers are off the chain. We're talking 18-karat white gold with 585 diamonds in a special honeycomb setting.

This smile on the rocks cost 6ix9ine a cool $45,000. 

They're Tekashi's first grills since he got veneers ... so he had to get a new molding made, and Johnny went the extra mile to ensure the rapper's mouth shines like the sun.

Johnny met Tekashi in Los Angeles Monday, traveled home to Houston and finished up the grills in less than 24 hours, and then flew back out to the West Coast Thursday for a special delivery. 

It's interesting ... Tekashi got the grills hours before his music video shoot with Kanye West and Nicki Minaj was halted by gunfire ... and, we're guessing the mouth full of ice helped Teskashi6ix9ine keep his cool under fire.

Sorry for saying that twice. 

Ex-NFL Star Mario Williams Unloading Miami Mansion ... Waterfront Property, Baby!

11/11/2018 12:40 AM PST
EXCLUSIVE

Wanna live like the #1 overall pick in the NFL Draft?? Got about $1.7 mil laying around? 

Great, then you can pick up the baller pad Mario Williams owned during his stint with the Miami Dolphins! 

Williams -- who made more than $120 MILLION during his NFL career -- has moved on from MIA and put his 6,969 square foot waterfront pad on the market. 

The place is pretty sweet ... 6 bedrooms, 5 bathrooms and a pool with a sick view of the water, according to No Limit Real Estate's Jordan Fischer

AND, it's around 20 miles away from Hard Rock Stadium.

Williams had a pretty solid NFL career -- he was a 4-time Pro Bowler, 1st team All pro in 2014, and finished his career with 399 tackles and 97.5 sacks!!!

Plus, he scored a TD once!!! Big guy, TD's rule!!!

R&B Singer Keke Wyatt She's No Victim, She's A Liar ... Ex-Husband Claims

11/11/2018 12:30 AM PST
EXCLUSIVE

R&B singer Keke Wyatt is spinning a web of lies, playing the victim role when she's anything but ... according to her ex-husband, and he's gearing up to sue her for defamation. 

Michael Ford is firing back at his ex-wife, calling her a fibber for telling the world he walked out on their marriage while she was 8 months pregnant and their other child was fighting cancer ... and he thinks her story is so outrageous, it's actually funny. 

Check out the clip ... Michael tells us he didn't give up on their relationship, and claims Keke is the one creating a family divide because she's ignoring court orders by preventing him from seeing their children. 

We broke the story ... Keke says she's now happily married to Zachariah Darring and her kid is cancer-free, while also bashing Michael as "toxic" and mocking his new woman. 

But, it seems this story isn't heading for the happy ending Keke is painting, because Michael tells us he's lawyering up to go after Wyatt for defamation. 

Getcha popcorn ready!

Annabella Sciorra Construction Co. Sued For Cementing Her Condo!

11/11/2018 12:20 AM PST
EXCLUSIVE

Two construction companies that worked on 'Sopranos' star Annabella Sciorra's home are getting sued for allegedly causing more than $100k in damages.

Central Construction Management and B&Z Industries worked on Annabella's condo back in December 2015, and according to the lawsuit, they screwed up by allowing wet cement into her crib.

Annabella -- who also starred in "Jungle Fever" and "The Hand That Rocks the Cradle" -- filed a claim with her insurance company, Pacific Indemnity, and got $112,034.97 for the damages. Now Pacific Indemnity is trying to recoup that dough by suing the construction companies.

In docs, obtained by TMZ, Pacific says it's pretty clear the blame lies squarely on the construction companies due to negligence and failure to provide reasonable protection. 

Annabella made headlines last year as one of Harvey Weinstein's most vocal accusers. Before that, she was probably best known as Tony Soprano's, ummm ... ill-fated mistress, Gloria. Spoiler alert!

The role scored Annabella an Emmy nomination.

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