Ronnie Ortiz-Magro Off the Hook for Kidnapping ... Still Facing DV Charges

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Ronnie Ortiz-Magro's kidnapping case has taken a turn -- law enforcement sources tell us the L.A. County District Attorney's Office will NOT hit him with a kidnapping charge ... but he's still not out of the woods yet.

TMZ's learned the "Jersey Shore" star's incident with his baby mama, Jen Harley -- where he allegedly dragged her on the ground against her will -- doesn't meet the DA's criteria for kidnapping, even though that's exactly what cops arrested him for. The maximum sentence is 8 years.

We're told the LAPD is strongly pushing for Ronnie to be hit with felony domestic violence instead ... based on the evidence and the alleged injuries to Harley. The max sentence is 4 years.

However, our sources say there's also the possibility Ronnie will only be charged with misdemeanor DV ... which would be an even bigger stroke of good fortune for him. The maximum sentence for this is 1 year in county jail.

We broke the story ... Jen allegedly suffered gnarly bruises and scrapes from the latest fight with Ronnie and there are photos of the injuries, but he denies inflicting them and tells a different story of how she got hurt.

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The neighbor's surveillance video does not show any physical harm to Jen, although she's clearly in great fear. Law enforcement tells us she was injured at some point after the event caught on video.

Regardless, LAPD got an emergency protective order against Ronnie based on Jen's claim he said he was going to kill her, so he had to stay 100 yards away from Harley and their daughter, Ariana. That order has now expired.

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However, he got some father-daughter time in at Disney World after it expired.

The volatile couple says this time ... they are broken up for good.

Stay tuned.

Justin Bieber Check Out My Cartoon Crib!!! New Art Before Listing

Justin Bieber decked out his multi-million dollar home with some cartoon artwork before listing it on Instagram ... and he got it on the cheap.

We're told Justin reached out to Idiot Box Art owners Emily Bright and Tamara Martin to purchase a bunch of art inspired by his favorite animated characters and his clothing line ... and the collection is valued at just $4,000.

As you can see ... Charlie Brown and a swagged out Bart Simpson are part of Justin's haul, plus some custom Drew pieces -- including a LEGO man standing 6-feet tall!!!

TMZ broke the story ... Justin's been contacted by at least 5 prospective buyers -- one a billionaire from a very famous family -- since announcing on Instagram the home was for sale. We're told it's worth about what Justin paid last year -- $8.5 million. But, several realtors now tell us the house could fetch in the 9's because Justin's name has marquis value ... go figure.

All of the new art pieces are made of hand-cut wood, covered with acrylic paint and finished with a coat of resin ... and they're from the same folks who hooked up Chief Keef with $40k of '90s nostalgia.

Being a big kid is kinda JB's thing ... just ask his wedding guests.

Comedian Bob Zmuda Arrested for DUI Mugshot's No Joke!!!

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Bob Zmuda -- one of Andy Kaufman's longtime collaborators -- got busted for a DUI this week ... and while it's no laughing matter, he seemed to crack a smile for his booking photo.

Online records show Zmuda was arrested this past Wednesday for misdemeanor DUI at around 12:45 AM while driving through South Lake Tahoe. He was taken to the El Dorado County Jail and posed for this quirky mug shot before being released on $5,000 bail.

It's unclear what exactly led up to Zmuda's arrest, but what is clear ... the dude definitely got hauled in by cops, and this ain't no hoax.

Only reason we mention that is because Bobby pushed a theory in a book he wrote back in 2014 that Andy had, in fact, faked his own death as the ultimate prank ... and that he'd supposedly reveal himself to the public again some 30 years afterward.

Of course, Kaufman did die -- he passed away from cancer in 1984, proven by his death certificate -- and has yet to return as predicted by Zmuda.

Zmuda was basically Kaufman's partner in crime back in the day, and often portrayed a character created by Kaufman named Tony Clifton, a bumbling lounge singer. Zmuda famously acted as Clifton on an episode of 'Letterman,' and supposedly fooled the host into believing it was actually Kaufman. Per Zmuda, DL only found out the truth years later.

Paul Giamatti played Zmuda in the 1999 flick "Man on the Moon," with Jim Carrey taking the lead role as Kaufman.

NBA's Malik Beasley Fights Su'a Cravens In Apartment Lobby ... Crazy Brawl Video

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NFL safety Su'a Cravens got into a crazy fight with Denver Nuggets guard Malik Beasley in an apartment lobby ... and TMZ Sports has the insane video.

It all went down at an upscale apartment complex in Denver on August 9 -- and you can see 22-year-old Beasley pacing the lobby without a shirt while wearing his Nuggets shorts.

We're told Beasley was heated over a situation involving a mutual female friend -- Instagram model Montana Yao -- and had called out Cravens to settle things once and for all.

You can see in the video, Cravens -- who was a member of the Broncos at the time -- enters the lobby and is immediately confronted by Beasley.

One thing quickly leads to another and the fists begin to fly.

The 2 pros trade blows for a minute before Su'a takes Beasley to the ground and appears to be winning the fight from the top position.

You can see Yao and a male friend of Beasley's jump in and removed Cravens. The NFL player eventually backs away from the scrum.

Yao is seen trying desperately to hold Beasley back -- using all of her strength to keep him from continuing the fight. After literally forcing herself in between the two combatants, she eventually throws herself to the ground and appears to be sobbing.

Meantime, we're told Cravens continued to taunt Beasley -- and invited him to "step outside" to continue the fight. Beasley DID go outside, but we're not sure what happened next.

What we do know ... Cravens went to Snapchat after the fight and bragged about beating Beasley up.

"I just had to beat a n***a ass that just tried me," Cravens said while wearing the same cloths from the brawl ... "Scratched my face, but I f*cked that n***a up, ol bitch ass n***a."

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We're told law enforcement was NOT called about the fight ... and both parties have tried their damnedest to keep the incident under wraps.

Cravens was a star at USC before getting selected by the Washington Redskins in the 2nd round of the 2016 NFL Draft. He signed with the Broncos in 2018 but was cut on August 30 2019. He's currently a free agent.

Beasley played one season at Florida State before going to the Nuggets with the 19th overall pick in 2016.

We know you're wondering ... so here's the tale of the tape.

Su'a is 6'1", 224 lbs. Beasley is 6'5", 195 lbs.

We've reached out to Cravens', Beasley's and Yao's reps ... so far, no word back.

Andy Ruiz 'Biggest Loser' Trainer Advice ... Keep The Fat On!!!

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Andy Ruiz might want to think twice about ditching his fat ... cause "The Biggest Loser" trainer Dolvett Quince tells TMZ Sports he might advise the stud boxer against it!!

"I think the weight that he had on was to his advantage," Quince says ... "Maybe the blows didn't hit as hard."

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Of course, Ruiz -- who's got a huge rematch coming up against Anthony Joshua -- doesn't seem to be listening ... he appears to be dropping lbs by the day -- check out this vid he posted earlier this week!!

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Right??? Dude's downright skinny as hell now!!!

Quince tells us he's happy Andy is shaping up a bit ... but the famous trainer says he's got at least a little bit of worry that Ruiz's boxing skills could suffer if he gets any thinner.

But, don't get it twisted, above all, Quince is just stoked Andy's getting healthier ... telling us, "From a health perspective, you're doing your thing, man!"

As for the fight itself ... it takes place on Dec. 7 -- maybe sneak in at least a few cheat days between now and then, Andy???

Stars and Scars You Be the Judge

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Gina Rodriguez is taking a lot of incoming backlash after singing the n-word in a Fugees song, and LeBron's taking even more heat for his comments about China. So, we gotta ask...

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Stars Take The Mound Resting First Pitch Face

From on-screen stars to singers and directors, celebs from every part of the industry have been able to strike up a deal outside of what they're best known for!

As we head into the MLB World Series, we're highlighting the biggest stars that have been granted the opportunity to play ball!

Stars such as Sophia Bush, Kanye West, Judd Apatow, and plenty more have been able to strike up a deal and pitch to a whole new crowd.

Take a look at the resting pitch faces proving they're capable of working in more than one field by scrolling through our gallery of celebs slinging out the first pitch!

Felicity Huffman Jumpsuit Stylin' During Family Visit

Felicity Huffman is knee-deep into her prison sentence -- and of course, she's got some new duds for the brief stint ... a jumpsuit, which was on full display for a family visit.

The "Desperate Housewives" actor was spotted Saturday at FCI Dublin in Northern California, where she's currently serving her 14-day sentence ... which will actually only amount to 13 days total when she's released next Sunday ... just in time for Halloween.

As you can see, Felicity's wearing what inmates rock behind bars -- a prison uniform -- but funny enough ... it looks like nothing like the ones ya might normally see on TV.

The jumpsuit -- which appears to be a two-piece outfit -- is dark green, and it looks like Felicity even came across a neutral white cap while on the inside. We're told these photos of her walking out some doors of the low-security prison was for a family visit day.

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Her husband, William H. Macy, came up from L.A. to see her face-to-face. Her daughter, Sophia, was on hand as well. She's the kid who got wrapped up in the scandal to begin with.

Interestingly enough, Felicity was not being escorted out by any guards ... and she seemed pretty carefree as she made her way past some nearby officers and into what appears to be a parking lot. This place really must be cush and chill to let an inmate walk around like that.

Anyway, 5 days down ... only 8 more to go!!! Hang in there, FH.

Conor McGregor Investigated in Ireland For Second Alleged Sexual Assault

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Conor McGregor is reportedly being investigated for a second alleged sexual assault -- although he hasn't been arrested ... and vehemently denies the claim.

The UFC star has been accused of sexually assaulting a 20-something woman in her car last week outside of a Dublin pub, and a complaint has been filed with police there ... this according to the New York Times, citing anonymous law enforcement sources.

The paper says authorities have yet to interview McGregor, and he has yet to be charged as well. McGregor's spokesperson tells TMZ that Conor is often the subject of rumors, adding that his client "emphatically denies any report accusing him of sexual assault."

Of course, this comes months after McGregor was reportedly arrested and questioned for another alleged sexual assault that an accuser says happened in December of last year. The Times reports he was taken into custody back in January of this year, but got released pending further investigation ... which is standard there in the Republic.

Again, McGregor has NOT yet been charged in that case either ... and vehemently denied the Times's account at the time, while also denying the investigation is why he retired.

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The timing of this second accusation of sexual assault probably couldn't have come at a worse time, considering McGregor is already facing charges in his native land for allegedly roughing up an old-timer in an Irish bar, of which TMZ got surveillance footage.

He was just in court this last week -- looking sharp too -- where he was told he'd have to either enter a plea or request a trial date at his next hearing on Nov. 1.

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It's unclear if McGregor's legal troubles in Ireland could postpone his possible return to the Octagon. Dana White says he'll fight in early 2020, but time will tell we suppose.

Paris Hilton Funeral for Grandpa Barron

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Paris Hilton is saying a final goodbye to her late grandfather, Barron Hilton, with loved ones around for support.

The hotel heiress showed up Saturday morning to a funeral service being held at the Good Shepherd Church in Bev Hills, where she and other family members gathered to pay their respects to former Hilton patriarch and founding owner of the L.A. Chargers.

Paris' sister, Nicky, was by her side as they solemnly greeted folks who were making their way inside. Eventually, the two siblings went in as well after most everyone entered.

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As we reported ... Paris paid tribute to her grandfather in a touching Instagram post, calling  him a "Legend, a visionary, brilliant, handsome, kind" and someone who "lived a life full of accomplishment and adventure." She said his spirit lives on in her too.

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Barron passed away last month from natural causes, according to the Conrad Hilton Foundation. He's survived by 2 daughters, 6 sons, 15 grandkids and 4 great-grandchildren.

He was 91. RIP

Tom Brady Massage Parlor Cameo in New Show ... Denies it's a Kraft Burn

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Tom Brady makes an eyebrow-raising cameo in Paul Rudd's new TV show, but he absolutely denies it was a shot at Robert Kraft ... and he may have a point.

Here's the deal ... the Patriots quarterback makes a brief appearance in Netflix's new comedy series, "Living with Yourself," which just debuted Friday. In an out-of-context clip that's going viral, Tom strolls out the front doors of a massage parlor called "Top Happy Spa."

Rudd's character meets Brady as he pulls up and internally debates whether he wants to go in or not. At that moment, TB walks out and asks Rudd, "First time?" Rudd says yes, and asks it back to Brady ... he tells Rudd, "Six," before getting into an SUV and driving off.

Obviously, with Kraft's prostitution case ... folks are wondering whether Brady's participation was a dig at his boss, or if this scene was shot before Tom knew about it. As it turns out, the show's creator says Tom shot the scene after the Kraft scandal became public.

But, Tom's calling BS, telling reporters Saturday that the scene was written 4 years ago, and that he had no idea that his character would be exiting a spa when he shot his cameo earlier this year ... adding that there was a green screen behind him while on set.

TB said, "It's unfortunate that people would choose to think I would do something like that about Mr. Kraft." He continued by saying the similarities were just a coincidence.

What added fuel to the fire prior to Brady's comments was the fact that the show's creator, Timothy Greenberg, previously told media outlets that, as noted above, Brady had shot the scene AFTER Kraft's scandal went public ... the implication being TB knew what he was doing.

Granted, Greenberg says they'd discussed Tom's involvement before the scandal broke, but when it finally came to light ... he for sure thought TB would pull out. To his surprise, the G.O.A.T. didn't ... and Greenberg says he never understood why, and didn't care to find out.

What's still unclear, though, is if Tom had actually been told what exactly the scene entailed and if he'd been given a copy of the script beforehand. Based on what he said Saturday, it makes it seem he was in the dark as to the context of the scene.

Presumably, if he'd known he was leaving a massage parlor, he might not have done it ... at least that's what we can glean from what he told reporters.

Now, for the real context of the scene ... it's not what you may think based on this one clip. In the minutes leading up to the scene, it's revealed that Rudd's character has impotence issues with his wife, and is looking into options to help him -- fertility clinics, etc.

At a bar, a friend of his tells him about a day spa he went to that rejuvenated him and his libido -- which Rudd initially scoffs off as just a place to get a "h*** j**."

The friend tells him otherwise though, saying it's not like that ... and that the spa gives you a full makeover, which might be able to help Rudd's situation. The friend tells him it's a highly exclusive place, with only VIP clients that pay a fortune for a session.

In other words, when Rudd's character finally decides to roll up to the joint -- which turns out to be a front for a cloning operation -- he knows it's not necessarily sex-related per se, which could give credence to Brady's plea of ignorance ... depending on how you view it.

Jennifer Lawrence Wedding Bells at Belcourt ... But First, Let's Meat!!!

5:17 PM PT -- The sun has set on the east coast, and if you're curious what J.Law's wedding venue looked like just as the day turned to dusk ... take a gander.

Here's a wide shot we got a hold of showing Belcourt with the sun going down behind it under the twilight-lit sky. Easy to see why Jen and co. decided on this place ... it's absolutely gorgeous. Guests have started to arrive too, BTW -- some of whom include Kris Jenner, Emma Stone, Ashley Olsen and Sienna Miller and David O. Russell, among others.

Jennifer Lawrence is hours away from saying "I do" on the Eastern Seaboard -- but until then, the meat and potatoes of her wedding venue are still being worked out ... literally.

Preparations for J.Law's nuptials were underway early Saturday morning at the historic Belcourt of Newport estate-turned-museum in Rhode Island -- where the actress will be tying the knot with hubby-to-be Cooke Maroney later today in front of 150 guests.

Caterers for the event were hard at work getting ready for the ceremony -- unloading supplies and wheeling them through the massive doors of the property. But, more importantly ... it appears the actual food that'll be served up was being worked on as well.

From the looks of it ... these guys brought over a slaughterhouse's worth of meat, and it seems they were getting ready to fire it all up in a wood-burning barbecue.

Assuming, J.Law and Cooke didn't make any last-minute changes to their extravagant menu, this would probably be the 5-week-aged leg of beef with forager's sauce -- just one of the two meat options folks can choose from for the main course of their meal.

Based on the size of this one slab here, we're guessing no one will go hungry. Save your appetite, dinner's almost ready!!!

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Fetty Wap Charged With Battery ... Video Shows Him Punching Security

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Fetty Wap just got hit with a battery charge stemming from his melee with security at a Vegas casino ... and surveillance footage shows the rapper landing some haymakers!!!

According to legal docs obtained by TMZ ... Fetty is charged with one count of misdemeanor battery for striking the security guard in the head.

Ya gotta see the video from outside the Mirage Hotel and Casino where last month's fight went down ... you see Fetty connect with two punches as guards swarm and try to bring him down during a huge scuffle.

We broke the story ... Fetty Wap was busted in September after a fight broke out in the casino parking lot, and Mirage security made a citizen's arrest until Las Vegas Metro PD showed up and took him into custody.

We reached out to Fetty's camp for comment ... so far, no word back.

Rosario Dawson Sued Ex-Employee Claims ... Her Fam Attacked Me Because I'm Transgender

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Rosario Dawson is being sued by a former employee -- a transgender man who alleges the actress and her family assaulted and disrespected him.

Dedrek Finley, who previously went by Deidre before coming out as transgender, says he moved to L.A. from NYC in 2017 at the request of Rosario's mother, Isabel. Dedrek says he knew the Dawson family for decades on the East Coast, but only came out to them after moving West.

In his lawsuit, Dedrek claims his coming out didn't sit well with the family. He claims Isabel, her husband Gregory and her brother Gustavo ... regularly referred to him by his old name and used female pronouns. Dedrek claims he complained to Rosario about this repeatedly, but she never did anything about it.

He claims Rosario also engaged in transphobic abuse because when Dedrek complained, Rosario allegedly said, "You're a grown woman." He claims he corrected her, but she replied, "Whatever."

Dedrek says he had been living in a separate home on Rosario's North Hollywood property. He claims he didn't have to pay rent, but agreed to do renovations on Rosario's house.

According to the suit, things went south, though, in April 2018, when his hours were drastically cut, and then he was informed he needed to move out.

Dedrek claims Isabel knocked on his door on April 28, and when he refused to discuss the issue with her ... she got violent. He alleges she threatened to kill his cat, and then ripped the screen off a window and pulled him outside through it. Dedrek claims she then started punching him and screamed, "You're not so much of a man now."

Kanye West Sunday Service Gone Global Jammin' in Jamaica

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Kanye West has gone international with his Sunday Service ... this time the destination was Jamaica.

Kanye barreled into Kingston Friday for a concert in Emancipation Park, to the delight of a huge crowd that crammed into the space for the 2-hour service.

No sign of Kim and the kids ... they could have made the trip, but they were nowhere in sight.

Kanye did bring along a choir of at least 120 people. He opened the service with the gospel song, "Prince of Peace," and also performed Damian Marley's "Welcome to Jamrock." He closed the show with "Jesus Walks."

The concert was made even better by weather conditions ... it was a cool, breezy night.  Some of the people in the crowd were so overcome with emotion they were sobbing.

Kanye and company were all wearing City of Kingston shirts. He launched Jamaica themed merchandise on his online shop.

Some people on social media, however, blasted Ye for profiting off government logos without paying royalties.