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Gwen & Gavin Divorce

She Believes He Cheated

8/4/2015 1:00 AM PDT BY TMZ STAFF
EXCLUSIVE

0803_gwen_stefani_gavin_rossdale_getty_tmzGwen Stefani pulled the plug on her 13-year marriage to Gavin Rossdale because she believed he was cheating on her. 

We're told Gwen and Gavin have not gotten along for some time. As one source put it, the split was "a long time coming."

We're told Gwen complained about Gavin being away from home too much, touring with his band Bush from December 2014 through March 2015. One source says Gwen put pressure on him to stop touring and stay home. For his part, he felt it she was hypocritical because she was on the road too.  

Our sources say Gavin is a very good father, so both sides are seeking a joint custody arrangement. 

As TMZ first reported ... Gwen filed for divorce Monday.

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Michael Jackson

You Wanna See Where I Recorded 'Billie Jean'

Maybe You Can!

8/4/2015 12:50 AM PDT BY TMZ STAFF
EXCLUSIVE

0803_Hayvenhurst-home_MJ_APThe people who run Michael Jackson's Estate are considering opening up the family home in Encino, CA to tourists ... the home where MJ recorded his biggest hits, including "Billie Jean."

Sources familiar with the situation tell us, the Estate is noodling the idea of Hollywood tour buses and individuals making the trek to the property and then taking a room-by-room tour.

After Michael bought the house for his family, he tore it down and then built a new one, which included a recording studio where he laid down the tracks for "Billie Jean," "We Are the World," "Beat It," "Don't Stop 'Til You Get Enough," and many others.

Michael also built a 2-story wing which served as his separate living quarters.

Our sources say nothing's in cement ... the Estate is currently exploring the idea and also checking to see if the zoning laws would allow it and if not, whether they could get a variance. 

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Drake's Championship Ring

Chill, Meek ...

This One's NOT for You!

8/4/2015 12:40 AM PDT BY TMZ STAFF
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0803_drake_meek_mill_tmzFinally some good news for Meek Mill ... Drake isn't trolling him with that new NFL-style championship ring he's rocking ... or at least that wasn't the original plan.

Click here... it's not over yet

Rita Ora

White Hot

Bikini Body

8/4/2015 12:30 AM PDT BY TMZ STAFF

0803_rita_ora_hot_main_launchRita Ora donned a tiny white bikini and tanned her incredible body as she hung out with friends Monday on a yacht in Formentera, an island just south of Ibiza. 

Damn, maybe the "Fifty Shades of Grey" movie was for guys after all. 

50 Cent Bankruptcy

G-Unit Is

Bleeding Me Dry

8/4/2015 12:20 AM PDT BY TMZ STAFF
EXCLUSIVE

0803-50-cent-tmz-0150 Cent's financial woes are coming into focus ... because new financial docs show G-Unit Records and G-Unit Brands have cost 50 more than $10 million over the last three years. 

According to new documents filed as part of 50's bankruptcy, the two branches of G-Unit have been in the red each of the last three years -- $10.45 million in losses. The silver lining ... they've done better this year ... they're still losing dough, but not as much.

The documents reveal a few other 50 financial tidbits. 50 is currently paying child support to Daphne Joy for their young son, Sire ... and the docs say by the time the kid hits 18 ... he'll have paid out $832,600.

50 says he has more than $15 million in personal property, which does not include houses. And get this ... he has $2.7 million in his checking account.

50's monthly expenses include $5,000/month for gardening, $1,500 for pool maintenance and $9,000/month for security.   

Jesse Metcalfe

My New Crib Is The Perfect Hybrid

8/4/2015 12:10 AM PDT BY TMZ STAFF
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0803_jesse_metcalfe_new_home_main_launchJesse Metcalfe is still channeling his "Dallas" character Chris Ewing with his recent big purchase – a $2.975 million crib above the Sunset Strip.

The show was canceled last fall after 3 seasons, but Metcalfe's making good use of his hard-earned cash. He purchased the 4 bedroom, 5 bath home in the celeb-favored Birds Streets neighborhood for $175,000 under asking price.

His girlfriend, actress Cara Santana, is also on the deed ... they've been dating for 5 years, so there's plenty of room to settle down and start a family.

There’s also a pool, spa and fire pit, chef’s kitchen inside and another outdoor kitchen too … so yeah, party at Jesse’s house ... until further notice.

Guess Who This

MESSY BABY

TURNED INTO!

8/4/2015 12:00 AM PDT BY TMZ STAFF

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Before this cute baby was part of modern television's funniest sitcoms, he was just another lil tot making a mess in Albuquerque, New Mexico. Can you guess who he is?!

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Kim Richards

Shoplifting Bust at Target

8/3/2015 9:56 PM PDT BY TMZ STAFF
Exclusive Details

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Kim Richards spent the night in jail after getting arrested for shoplifting Sunday night ... TMZ has confirmed.

The former 'Real Housewife' was booked into jail around 7:30 PM after store security called LAPD to a Target in the Valley. Law enforcement tells us a security guard nabbed her for allegedly scooping up a "bunch of items" worth more than $600.

Richards got out of the pokey on Monday afternoon. Her bail was $5,000. It's unclear if she was under the influence at the time of this latest arrest. She was also busted in April for allegedly making a drunken scene at the Beverly Hills hotel.

That arrested led to a rehab stint that just ended a few weeks ago.

As TMZ first reported, Kim's kinda on her own now ... since sister Kyle Richards and her husband are trying the tough love route after Kim went on a bender at her daughter's wedding.

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Drake

Mocking Meek Is ...

All the Fashion

8/3/2015 4:35 PM PDT BY TMZ STAFF

0803_drake_meek_shirt_instagramDrake was sporting a FREE MEEK MILL t-shirt in Toronto, reportedly just hours before getting on stage for his OVO Fest -- and the Internet is losing its collective mind. 

Photos and vids of Drizzy taking the fashion shot during what looks like a rehearsal .... have everyone wondering if he'll take the next step -- wear it on stage when he headlines tonight.

Drake wore the same shirt last summer to show love to Meek, who was locked up at the time.

You could argue ... Meek's worse off today

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Gwen Stefani

Files for Divorce

From Gavin Rossdale

8/3/2015 4:19 PM PDT BY TMZ STAFF
EXCLUSIVE

0803_gwen_stefani_gavin_rossdale_TMZ_2Gwen Stefani has filed for divorce from her husband Gavin Rossdale, TMZ has learned.

Gwen cites irreconcilable differences in her divorce petition, which seeks to end their 13-year-marriage.

Gwen, who's repped by attorney Scott Weston, is asking for joint custody of the couple's 3 kids -- 9-year-old Kingston, 6-year-old Zuma and 1-year-old Apollo.

Gavin, who's repped by disso-queen Laura Wasser, filed his response at the same time, and he's also asking for joint custody. It's clear the petition and response were orchestrated to be filed simultaneously.

Sources tell TMZ there is no prenup, so the 50/50 California community property laws kick in. 45-year-old Gwen is worth a reported $80 million, and 49-year-old Gavin's worth an estimated $35 million. Given the length of the marriage, that will probably all go into one pot before it's divided.

Gwen checked the box on the form to deny Gavin spousal support.  

In a joint statement they said, "While the two of us have come to the mutual decision that we will no longer be partners in marriage, we remain partners in parenthood and are committed to jointly raising our three sons in a happy and healthy environment." 


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Will Smith

Jada and I Aren't Divorcing ...

So Stop the Foolishness!!!

8/3/2015 1:46 PM PDT BY TMZ STAFF

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Will Smith says the stories he's getting a divorce are BS.

Will just posted on Facebook, "I don't usually respond to foolishness," explaining that by doing so it becomes contagious.

But he decided to join in the foolishness, and said, "In the interest of redundant, repetitious, over & over again-ness ... Jada and I are NOT GETTING A DIVORCE!!!!!!!!!!:-)"

And he added this ... "I promise you all - if I ever decide to divorce my Queen - I SWEAR I'll tell you myself!"

He ended with "#Dumb People Should Have to Wear Scarlet D's."

Jada then tweeted, "My king has spoken."

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Presidential Candidate Says We Have Bigger Issues

7/31/2015 9:45 AM PDT BY TMZ STAFF

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'Street Outlaws' Daddy Dave

My Memory Kept Crashing

… In The Hospital

8/3/2015 1:36 PM PDT BY TMZ STAFF
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0803_daddy_dave_hospital_facebook"Street Outlaws" star Daddy Dave was thumbs up during his hospital stay ... even though he can't remember why he ended up there.

Dave's wife Cassi tells us Dave is healing up pretty well after the accident ... and was released from the hospital early Monday. He'll go back home to Oklahoma to recover.

We're told he's been having problems with his short-term memory after suffering a concussion from the horrific crash. He's been told numerous times what happened, but he keeps forgetting.

As we reported, the accident occurred Saturday. 

Dave's lucky ... and his family keeps reminding him of that.

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