Susan Sarandon Apologizes For Anti-Jewish Remarks At Rally

Susan Sarandon is now walking back antisemitic remarks she delivered at a pro-Palestinian rally in NYC last month ... offering her apologies to anyone she offended.

The actress posted a lengthy statement on Instagram Friday night, explaining that she made a "terrible mistake" when she said Jews are “getting a taste of what it is like to be Muslim in this country, so often subjected to violence.”

Susan uttered the words in front of a large crowd at the November 17 rally in Manhattan's Union Square.

The demonstrators were protesting against the Israel-Hamas war, which broke out after the terrorist group invaded the Jewish state on October 7. Hamas militants, who rule over the Palestinians in the West Bank's Gaza Strip, slaughtered some 1,400 Jews, including babies.

In her IG post, Susan said she was invited to the event, but was not supposed to speak, yet ended up on stage with a mic in her hand, trying to communicate concerns about a rise in hate crimes throughout the country.

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She pointed out the controversial phrasing she used falsely implied that Jews have not faced persecution. She then highlighted centuries of Jewish oppression and genocide in Europe, as well as the Tree of Life shooting in Pittsburgh, PA.

Susan went on to say she "deeply regrets diminishing the reality" and for voicing her hurtful remarks.

The Oscar-winner was dropped by her Hollywood talent agency following the incident.

Gloria Allred Hired By Minor's Family In Josh Giddey Investigation

Gloria Allred can add another high-profile case to her resume ... 'cause TMZ Sports has learned the famed attorney has been hired by the girl at the center of the investigation into OKC star Josh Giddey as cops work to determine if he had an inappropriate relationship with a minor.

We broke the story earlier in the week ... Newport Beach PD launched an investigation into the situation, but the girl and her family are not cooperating with law enforcement.

Now that Allred is involved, it begs the question ... why?

She could be tasked with liaising with cops, or even talking to Giddey's people about a potential settlement.

We reached out to the powerful attorney who told us, "We represent the family and we have no comment."

21-year-old Giddey is one of the better young players in the league, and the story has gotten a lot of attention ... but that's not a foreign concept to Allred.

Among some of her firm's high-profile cases ... she represented over 50 women who accused Bill Cosby of misconduct. She also worked for several women who accused former U.S. Congressman Anthony Weiner of sending sexually explicit photos and messages.

There are still a lot of questions surrounding the alleged relationship, which first came to light publicly last weekend, including the girl's age, the state where it allegedly took place, and the nature of their relationship.

We've been told the investigation could be a lengthy one ... but whatever happens going forward, it's clear the family now has a pitbull repping them.

Stars and Scars You Be the Judge

The Royal scandal books just keep coming, and Jussie Smollett is on the ropes after losing his appeal. So we gotta ask ...

William Ignored Harry As Queen Was Dying ...

Jussie Smollett Keeps Fighting After Losing Appeal ...

Felicity Huffman Doesn't Apologize For College Scam ...

If I Could Only Hear One Xmas Song ...

Lauren Sanchez Wearing 'Mrs. B' Necklace ...

Whose Side You On?

T.I. Calling Son Nepo Baby ...

Who's Better Looking Than Tyler Cameron?

Who Ya Got For Prez?


Kevin Turen, famous for producing HBO shows like "Euphoria" and "The Idol," died as a result of multiple heart issues ... TMZ has learned.

The producer's official cause of death is acute cardiac dysfunction and hypertrophic heart disease ... according to the medical examiner, who also lists coronary artery disease as another significant factor.

As we first told you ... Kevin suffered a medical emergency while driving his Tesla down a California freeway earlier this month, when his 10-year-old son was in the car.

Kevin's family told us the son was able to navigate the car to the side of the road, calling 911. Kevin was rushed to a hospital, where he ultimately died.

Remember ... we were told investigators quickly ruled out drugs and alcohol as a factor ... and now we know it was a fatal heart issue.

Kevin was only 44 years old, and he's been remembered in Hollywood as a family man who was more proud of his children than his work in showbiz.

Mike Perry Bare-Knuckle Fight w/ Eddie Alvarez ... Biggest Of My Career!


Mike Perry has fought in the UFC and BKFC, and can count the likes of Luke Rockhold, Cowboy Cerrone, and Michael "Venom" Page as previous opponents ... but none of those scraps were bigger than Saturday night's bare-knuckle fight with former MMA champ Eddie Alvarez!

"This is a very tremendous opportunity for me, the biggest fight of my career to date," Perry told TMZ Sports this week.

"Eddie Alvarez, he's got quite the resume. I'm happy to be against it, and I'm looking to shut it down whether that be finishing him or just picking him apart for 12 minutes."

FYI, Perry is 3-0 in BKFC (Rockhold, Page, Lane) ... and is the promotion's biggest star. Alvarez has less experience sans gloves ... he's 1-0 with a win over Chad Mendes.

As for where he goes after Eddie, Perry says he's "looking to put on a good performance and skies the limit" afterward.

"We saw Conor McGregor and me face off last time. I was talking a little bit of s*** about Sean Strickland, he's very upset about it. He's angry with me. Every time he talks to me he's like, 'We gotta box. We gotta box.' I wrote him and said, 'Come to the fight in Utah' and he didn't even open that message and read it."

BKFC 56 goes down Saturday night from Salt Lake City, Utah ... with the King of Violence belt on the line when Mike and Eddie step in the cage!

What's The Big Frigin' Difference?!

There is absolutely no pleading the fifth with Andy Cohen and the minor changes in these two shots! You're in Andy's hot seat now, and that comes with one burning question ... do you have what it takes to locate the discreet differences?

The Bravolebrity gave a friendly smirk to the cameras and was lookin' too cool for school to be taking out the trash on a chilly NYC day! Given his warm attire, maybe he was headed to the North Pole ...

"Mazel" if you can button up the switch-ups!

**HINT: There are THREE differences in the above Andy Cohen photos!**


Jimmy Kimmel better watch his back ... because his 13-year-old nephew, Wesley Kimmel, is banking on taking over Hollywood.

After all ... for his role as Dylan Callahan in the upcoming movie "Red One," the teen's minor contract, obtained by TMZ, unveils his whopping payday of $100K!!!

According to the contract, Wesley pocketed $95K in base pay for his work in the movie and banked an additional $5K for promoting it.

Wesley stars in "Red One" alongside big names Dwayne Johnson, Chris Evans, Kiernan Shipka, and Lucy Liu -- bagging the gig after paying his dues in Disney+ shows such as "The Mandalorian" and "WandaVision."

The movie's official release date is still under wraps ... though considering its festive, action-packed theme, it looks like it'll hit Amazon Prime in the run-up to Xmas.

As for Uncle Jimmy ... he may want to dust off those jokes ... because there may not be enough room for two Kimmels cashing in on Hollywood stardom.

Babes In Sweatpants Guess Who!

It's the most wonderful time of the year ... Babes In Sweatpants!

These Hollywood Hotties can pull off any look ... but they've made the comfy choice of snuggling up in their sexiest of sweats and making it look hot, hot hot!

Taking on the chilly months ... beautiful babes are lounging in style, so have a go at these famous faces who are staying snug for a while!

Check out our gallery of Babes In Sweatpants and see who's getting downright cute and cozy ... put your celeb skills to the test and guess who's bringin' the sweat!

Arnold Schwarzenegger Meets With Israeli Survivors Of Hamas Attack


Arnold Schwarzenegger is speaking out against the barbaric, unprovoked Hamas attack on Israel ... meeting with survivors and their families.

The former governor of California got emotional as he condemned the Oct. 7 slaughter of innocent civilians ... saying it's unlike anything he's ever seen and offering his support for Israel.

Arnold met with family members of Israeli hostages who are still being held by Hamas in Gaza .. presenting them with bronze eagle statues.

After the meeting, Arnold told us he's looking to spread peace ... because it's more powerful than hate and anger.

14-year-old Ella Shani was among the survivors traveling from Israel to Santa Monica to meet Arnold ... she recounted how her father was murdered on Oct. 7 by Hamas terrorists at Kibbutz Beeri, and how her 16-year-old cousin Amit Shani was kidnapped.

Ella says her cousin was hiding in a safe room in his home when Hamas set the place on fire and broke down the door. She says Amit and two other Israeli men from a neighboring house were ordered into a car, kidnapped and taken to Gaza.

As Ella spoke for about 30 minutes, Arnold teared up ... and they hugged in the end. He also showed her some of his cool movie memorabilia, like a robot head from 'Terminator.'

The meeting was organized by the Museum of Tolerance Jerusalem -- Arnold has partnered with the museum for years.

Connor Bedard Corey Perry Didn't Sleep With My Mom ... 'Bunch Of BS'

Connor Bedard is now weighing in on the unfounded rumors that his former teammate, Corey Perry, slept with his mom ... and he was adamant on Friday they're straight up "BS."

The Blackhawks superstar didn't mince words when a reporter asked him about the crass gossip that's surrounded Chicago's hockey team for the past few days ahead of their Saturday game against the Jets in Winnipeg.

"It's just a bunch of BS on the internet," Bedard said, before admitting, "It's of course been an effect on myself and my family."

"And that's not fair," he continued, according to Blackhawks beat reporter Ben Pope. "But it's out of our control. It's all just fake, made-up stuff."

Bedard is now the third person to deny the baseless allegations that first formulated on X late last month ... joining Blackhawks GM Kyle Davidson and Perry himself.

It seems he'll likely be the last, too, because according to hockey reporter Jacob Stoller, Bedard "became annoyed as the questions" about the Perry rumors continued during his Friday meeting with the media.

"I don't need to answer anymore questions about this stuff," Bedard said.

Perry was cut by the Blackhawks on Tuesday -- and while a specific reason for his departure was never given by the team ... it reportedly all had to do with an "alcohol-infused incident" with team staffers and corporate sponsors.

In a statement Perry released on Thursday, the 38-year-old apologized for his "inappropriate and wrong" behavior.

"I have started working with experts in the mental health and substance abuse fields to discuss my struggles with alcohol and I will take whatever steps necessary to ensure this never happens again," Perry said. "I hope to regain the trust and respect of everyone who has believed in me throughout my career."

David Lynch 'Twin Peaks' Wife Files for Divorce

David Lynch, the man behind "Twin Peaks," "Mulholland Drive" and "Blue Velvet," is on the receiving end of a divorce petition.

David's wife, Emily, has filed to end their 14-year marriage, and it doesn't seem all that amicable.

The 77-year-old directing legend's wife is asking for sole legal and physical custody of their 11-year-old daughter. Emily wants David to have visitation rights, but that's it.

Emily is also asking for spousal support and attorney's fees.

There's no evidence of a prenup, but David has been a major force in Hollywood for decades. He's also directed "The Elephant Man," "Wild at Heart," "Lost Highway," and "Inland Empire."

This is David's fourth marriage.

Derek Chauvin George Floyd Killer Cop Stabbed 22 Times in Prison Attack

Derek Chauvin -- the cop convicted of murdering George Floyd -- was stabbed 22 times in a brutal attack behind bars ... and the inmate responsible says he wanted Chauvin dead.

Federal prosecutors announced Friday inmate John Turscak was charged with attempted murder in the prison stabbing. Using an improvised knife, Turscak attacked Chauvin on November 24 in the law library at the Federal Correctional Institution in Tucson, Arizona.

According to prosecutors, 52-year-old Turscak told corrections officers he would've killed Chauvin if they hadn't intervened.

As we reported, Chauvin's family had been left in the dark in the days following the attack ... pissed prison officials hadn't offered them more info other than the fact Chauvin was in critical but stable condition.

Chauvin was convicted of Floyd's murder and sentenced to more than 22 years in prison. He was also given a 20-year term on a separate federal charge of violating Floyd's civil rights ... which is what he's serving in Arizona.

BTW ... November 24, the day of the attack, was also Black Friday -- and Turscak told agents he chose the date as a connection to the Black Lives Matter movement and the "Black Hand" symbol associated with the Mexican Mafia gang.

Mysterious Dog Illness Dog Bounces Back with Covid Drug

A last-ditch attempt to save a dog from a mysterious illness plaguing the nation is seemingly working -- with one vet deciding to prescribe the popular COVID-19 drug intended for humans ... Paxlovid -- and it seemed to work!

The life of a bulldog named Cash -- who was struggling to breathe with inflamed lungs while coughing up blood -- was spared when Doug Swain, D.V.M., a veterinarian at Lyman Vet Clinic in Cass County, Iowa, gave him the antiviral pills.

Dr. Swain tells Iowa news outlet KCCI 8 he made the decision because there was nothing to lose ... adding within days, the dog recovered after being on the brink of death.

Since then, he has continued to prescribe Paxlovid to other dogs battling severe cases of the mysterious illness.

Dr. Swain says he came up with the solution after noticing the owners of the struggling animals had recently been ill with COVID ... and their symptoms were similar to humans.

He adds he put 2 and 2 together when he noticed the affected dogs looked just like he did when he spent 9 days in the ICU after being struck down with COVID.

The American Veterinary Medical Association says the mystery illness in dogs has been reported in at least 14 States. As of now, there's no official treatment, and labs across the nation are working overtime to give an official cause to the disease.

MACAULAY CULKIN Gets Star on Walk of Fame

Macaulay Culkin has gone from "Home Alone" to the iconic Hollywood Walk of Fame ... reuniting with his former costar Catherine O'Hara 33 years after the festive classic.

Catherine gushed over his "perfect performance" during a heartfelt speech as he scooped a coveted Star during the ceremony in Hollywood Friday.

The event was also a big personal moment for Macaulay as he was supported by fiancée Brenda Song -- and their sons, 2-year-old Dakota and their 11-month-old baby boy Carson ... who made their public debut.

Macaulay later thanked Brenda in his speech ... gushing she was "absolutely everything" and "the best person I've ever known" -- adding, "And, after the birth of our two boys, you've become one of my three favorite people."

Macaulay also delighted onlookers with the movie's iconic quote: "Ya Filthy Animal!"

Unless you've been hiding under a rock ... Macaulay is best known for the role of Kevin McCallister in the OG "Home Alone", which he took on at age 10 ... later reprising his role in the 1992 sequel.

He's worked steadily in the biz since ... and his last acting credit was in 2021 in the 10th season of Ryan Murphy's American Horror Story.

Jussie Smollett Workin' the System Hard ... Jail May be a LONG Way Off

Jussie Smollett has lost his big appeal in his fake attack case, but that doesn't mean he's going straight to jail to serve his sentence ... not by a long shot.

As we reported, an Illinois appeals court ruled by a 2-1 vote to uphold his conviction for faking an "attack" on the streets of Chicago back in January 2019. He was sentenced to 150 days in jail, but only served 6 days before being freed pending appeal.

Well now the appeals court has spoken, but it's not the only appeals court. Jussie can, and has vowed, to file a petition with the Illinois Supreme Court to review his case. The High Court is not required to hear it -- it's discretionary -- but while he pushes for the Court to hear his case, he won't go back to jail.

We did some digging, and here's the way it works. Jussie has 35 days to file his appeal with the Illinois Supreme Court. It usually takes around 2 months for the court to decide whether it wants to hear a case. If they reject Jussie's, his appeals are pretty much over, and that would mean he'd be back in the pokey by late February or March.


Now if the appeal is granted, it would take around a year for the court to hear the case and make a decision. During that time, Jussie would be free. So if the Supreme Court hears the case and upholds the verdict, Jussie would go to jail, but that wouldn't happen until mid-2025!

In other words, Jussie could dodge jail for three and a half years after his conviction under that scenario.

The wheels of justice ... they grind slowly.

Timothée Chalamet Channels KarJenner Style for 'Wonka' ... On Paris Premiere Carpet

Timothée Chalamet is spending a lot of time with girlfriend Kylie Jenner lately ...  maybe so much so, there's evidence the "Wonka" star could be taking style tips from KJ and her famous family.

Timothée hit the red carpet in Paris Friday for the premiere of "Wonka" at Cinema UCG Normandie. The actor looked sharp in black pants and a metallic chain-like top. Funny enough, the top is kinda-sorta similar to a popular look the KarJenner sisters have worn over the years -- with flashy metallic designs featuring a flowy style.

Of course, Timothee is no stranger to being fashion forward and pushing the envelope ... especially at his premieres.

Speaking of the "Wonka" movie ... TC's girlfriend Kylie attended the premiere in London earlier this week -- jetting overseas to watch the flick and attend the after-party.

The two have certainly gotten more comfortable going out in public over the last few months ... hitting tennis tournaments and various parties.

One big thing we've yet to see though, is the two together on a red carpet ... there are still plenty of "Wonka" premieres coming up, so maybe it'll happen.

In the meantime, we just gotta appreciate TC channeling Kylie with his wardrobe.

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