JLo and Ben Relationship Crumbled in Part Because She's a 'Love Addict'

SHE CAN'T BE ALONE
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Jennifer Lopez and Ben Affleck are clearly headed for divorce, and some of the folks we've spoken with say one of the many reasons for the split -- JLo's "Love Addiction."

TMZ has a new documentary on Hulu -- 'JLo & Ben: Missed Warning Signs' -- in which Dr. Phil, Dr. Drew, Psychotherapist Jen Mann and others say there are lots of reasons this relationship just didn't work.

HEADING FOR DIVORCE
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One of the people with whom we spoke is Jon Peters, the mega-producer of movies like "Flashdance" and "Prince of Tides," who has a history of both dating famous people -- including Barbra Streisand -- and addiction.

LEGO Black Market In SoCal Explodes ... Highly Sophisticated Thefts

A huge demand for LEGOs and sky-high prices at retail stores are creating a growing black market in SoCal, where thieves are going to great lengths to jack LEGOs from stores.

Law enforcement sources tell TMZ ... theft rings are marching into retailers like Target, Barnes & Noble and Walmart and stealing any and all things LEGO, and the crimes are getting more sophisticated by the day.

This ain't a smash-and-grab type job ... we're told some of the crews boosting LEGOs are now using counter-surveillance technology, plus getaway drivers and lookouts.

Eric Dickerson Travis Kelce's Great ... He'll Kill It As A Broadcaster!!!

HE KNOWS HIS STUFF
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If Travis Kelce does get into broadcasting following his NFL career ... Eric Dickerson's expecting his run of dominance to continue in that profession, telling TMZ Sports the dude is "a great fit" for TV.

The Hall of Famer, of course, knows a thing or two about transitioning from the gridiron to the microphone -- he worked as a "Monday Night Football" sideline reporter back in 2000 and 2001 -- and he's convinced Kelce has what it takes to succeed.

"Travis has a great personality," the former Rams running back told us out at LAX this week. "He's a great player. He knows football extremely well. He's won a couple Super Bowls. I don't think you can lose with that."

RICHARD PRYOR Home Where Comedian Lit Himself on Fire Sells

Richard Pryor's former L.A. home -- the infamous spot where he set himself on fire in 1980 -- just sold for a cool $3,619,000.

The Northridge home was on the market for only 3 months by ex-NFL player turned Hollywood writer Rashard Mendenhall -- netting him a considerable profit, as he'd purchased it for $2.5M in 2017.

It wasn't exactly what Rashard had hoped for -- he initially listed the home at $4,236,000, a nod to his NFL career rushing total of 4,236 yards -- but it's still a pretty sweet deal.

Guess Who This Kid In Overalls Turned Into!

Before this cute kiddo in his matching bucket hat and overalls turned into a makeup maven, he was a local makeup artist in Bethlehem, New York before launching his YouTube channel when he was a teen.

In 2016, he became the first male ambassador for CoverGirl after his makeup went viral. Kim Kardashian and Kylie Jenner are just a couple of the A-list stars featured on his YouTube episodes, which amassed more than 20 million views.

When he's not mixing and playing with makeup palettes, he enjoys singing and playing piano to his "Sisters."

Can you guess who he is? 

Father's Day 2024 Hi Famous, I'm Dad ... H'Wood Celebrates Fathers!!!

Grab those toolkits and ties, people ... it's Father's Day once again -- and, Hollywood knows how to highlight its dads, the famous ones and the ones who helped raise a future celeb.

Hollywood celebrities shared pictures with their own fathers or -- if they have kids themselves -- then pics of them with their little ones ... and, you can just feel all the fatherly love coming through social media.

Glen Powell and Mark Zuckerberg started off the festivities by highlighting their own dads -- with Zuck even humbling his billionaire persona to highlight his old man in a shirt that reads "Ed's Kid."

Ayo Edebiri 'Inside Out 2' Box Office Smash ... Cemented As Movie Star

Ayo Edebiri might play Envy in "Inside Out 2," but she's not jealous of any other movie's box office -- 'cause her new movie smashed its opening weekend.

The much-anticipated Pixar sequel outperformed expectations this weekend by a mile ... raking in $155 million domestically and $140 million internationally for a grand total of $295 million -- the second-largest animated opening ever.

It's also the biggest opening weekend for any movie this year and the first film to open at above $100 million domestically since "Barbie" came out last July ... so, those tiny emotions are causing a huge stir at the theater.

Jennifer Lopez Sends Ben Father's Day Message ... 'Our Hero'

Jennifer Lopez still has kind words for her man Ben Affleck ... wishing him a Happy Father's Day despite their recent marital woes.

The singer-songwriter shared a pic of a young Ben to her Instagram story in black and white ... and small lettering appears, one letter after another, under it. The message reads, "Our Hero. Happy Father's Day."

She also tossed in a white heart emoji ... letting everyone know she's still got a lotta love for her husband of nearly two years who is dad to Violet, Seraphina and Samuel and stepdad to her kids Max and Emme.

'Seinfeld' Star Hiram Kasten Dead at 71 ... Comedian, Sitcom Regular

Hiram Kasten -- a force on the New York City comedy scene in the 1970s and '80s who appeared on "Seinfeld" -- has died.

The actor-comedian passed away Sunday after battling various illnesses including prostate cancer ... according to an obituary posted to his official Facebook page.

In the obituary, Kasten's remembered as a hilarious comedian, charming guy and terrific family man who rose to fame during New York City's comedy boom of the 1980s.

Alan Cumming 'X2' Is My Gayest Movie ... Allegory For Queerness!!!

Alan Cumming takes great Pride in his 'X-Men' movie "X2" ... quite literally 'cause the actor's claiming it's the gayest movie he's ever made!

The actor -- who now hosts the hit reality competition show "The Traitors" -- sat down for an interview with Entertainment Weekly recently where he reflected on his diverse career including his appearance in the 2003 follow-up to "X-Men."

If you haven't seen the movie, Cumming plays Nightcrawler -- a bright blue mutant with the ability to teleport in the flick. Hugh Jackman, Halle Berry, Anna Paquin, Patrick Stewart and James Marsden star in the movie and, by all appearances, the film's a pretty standard comic book film.

Prince William Royal Throback on Father's Day ... Posts Pic w/ King Dad!!!

Prince William's remembering the good old days on Father's Day ... posting a rare throwback photo of himself with his dad, King Charles.

The Prince of Wales shared the snap, featuring a him as a small Royal running around a garden while his father -- looking tall and stylish in a dapper suit -- supervises.

Will's got a huge grin on his face ... and, even his usually stoic dad's cracking a smile -- a rare sight for the King of England. William addressed His Royal Highness informally in the caption, calling him "Pa."

Kourtney Kardashian & Travis Barker Father's Day Disney Trip ... Landon Barker Attends!!!

Kourtney Kardashian and Travis Barker spent their first Father's Day since welcoming baby Rocky to the world at The Most Magical Place on Earth -- Disney World!

Check out the pics obtained by TMZ of the couple at Magic Kingdom Park in Florida Sunday decked out in goth chic ... Kourtney in an all-black sports jersey while Travis looked cool as ever in a t-shirt, a hat and a towel covering his head.

Of course, the Barker-Kardashians didn't leave their little dude out of all the fun ... 'cause Kourt's seemingly pushing him in a stroller covered by a white towel to keep the harsh sun off him.

Angel Reese Smacks Caitlin Clark in Head ... Charged w/ Flagrant Foul

The Angel Reese/Caitlin Clark rivalry's alive and well ... 'cause Angel just committed a hard foul while Clark was going up for a layup -- smacking her in the side of the head.

The foul occurred just moments ago ... with Clark's Indiana Fever up 63-62 over the Chicago Sky in the third quarter. Check out the clip -- Clark's heading to the hoop when she's taken down by Reese, landing on the hardwood.

While at first, it seems like just a tough foul, the referees call for a break in the action to review the blow ... and, another camera angle shows fans exactly why.

Armie Hammer 'Grateful' For Cannibalism Claims ... No Self-Esteem Back in the Day

A BLACK HOLE
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Armie Hammer's reflecting on viral cannibalism claims upending his life ... laughing at how ridiculous they are before adding he's "grateful" for everything he's experienced.

The actor sat down for a wide-ranging interview with the low-key "Painful Lessons" podcast ... opening up about how the online hate against him transformed his life -- in some ways for the better.

Hammer starts by saying he's able to look at all his trials and tribulations at a distance and finds them hilarious ... thinking it was totally ridiculous anyone thought he could eat another person.

Taylor Swift Fights Back Tears in Liverpool ... No Mention Of Joe Alwyn

Taylor Swift got all emotional during her final show in Liverpool, England – but stayed mum about Joe Alwyn just hours after he made his first public remarks about their break-up.

The pop superstar was seated at her piano Saturday night ... onstage at Anfield stadium when the packed crowd went wild with applause, causing Taylor to flash a broad smile.

OVERCOME WITH EMOTION

Check out the vid ... Taylor seemed totally overwhelmed by the incredible response to her music from her applauding fans.

'SANDLOT' STAR Tom Guiry What a Dumbbell!!! Arrested for Throwing His Weight Around

YOU'RE KILLIN' ME, SMALLS
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"Sandlot" star Tom Guiry, who played Smalls in the movie, got busted for throwing a strike ... but cops say he didn't hit his target with a baseball, he used a dumbbell!!!

TMZ obtained video of the alleged incident ... and it appears to show Tom tossing a huge weight on a car windshield, shattering it completely.

The footage is absolutely bonkers ... you see Tom bring the dumbbell behind his head and then drop it on a white Jeep ... before marching across two manicured front lawns to go back inside ... all while the dumbbell rolls down the hood.

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