Donald Sutherland Dead at 88

Donald Sutherland -- a legend in Hollywood -- has died ... this according to his talent agency and his family.

The actor -- who was best known for appearing in classics like "The Dirty Dozen," "Mash," "Animal House," "Hunger Games" and many, many other films -- passed away Thursday in Miami, Florida after a long illness ... something CAA announced.

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No cause of death was shared, and the exact details of his passing weren't shared either.

Floyd Mayweather, Lil Uzi Vert Sued Over Alleged Violent Attack ... Uzi Says It Wasn't Him

A man is suing Lil Uzi Vert, Floyd Mayweather and several of the boxing legend's Money Team employees, claiming they contributed to an ass-kicking he took last summer -- but Uzi says he had nothing to do with it.

The man's name is Abdullah Ali, and according to the lawsuit he filed Thursday in New York ... members of Mayweather's TMT team and Lil Uzi roughed him up on June 27, 2023 after he had simply tried to catch a glimpse of what appeared to be a Mayweather-owned trailer while it was parked near an NYC hotel.

Ali's celebrity attorneys, Matthew Blit and Michael Rose, tell TMZ Sports ... Ali had crossed a street for a better view, and began filming when a Rolls-Royce was unloaded from the trailer.

Oakland Juneteenth Street Party Ends in Dramatic Shooting ... Gunshots Caught on Video

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An Oakland Juneteenth celebration ended in tragedy when multiple people got shot ... and the whole thing was on video, including footage of folks running and ducking for cover.

The festivities went down at Lake Merritt -- a lagoon centrally located in the city -- and took a turn for the worse Wednesday evening ... after a group of individuals started doing donuts in cars and on motorbikes at a major intersection in town.

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Video from the sideshow before bullets started flying looks relatively fun/ innocent -- this type of thing is common in the Bay Area, BTW -- with lots of laughing and enjoying themselves.

Dana White Cancel Culture Like Being Gay in '80s ... Live Out Loud, Be Yourself

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Dana White's ripping cancel culture, saying it's stopping people from being their true selves in public -- and he's using an interesting metaphor to make his point ... gay people.

The UFC CEO sat down with Shannon Sharpe for an episode of his "Club Shay Shay" podcast ... and, they dove into people getting "canceled" -- something White says doesn't scare him one bit.

Watch the clip ... Dana says he only cares about the opinion of a small group of people -- his family and loved ones -- and everything outside of that's just white noise. He then launches into a comparison that's raising eyebrows among some ... but ringing true for others.

TEXAS CYCLIST LUCKY TO BE ALIVE AFTER MOW-DOWN Alleged Drunk Driver ID'd

One of the cyclists who got mowed down by a car in Texas is crediting his own bike for saving his life after an alleged drunk driver ran over him -- who, BTW, has now been ID'd.

Cops say Benjamin Hylander -- an American Airlines cargo worker -- careened his car into retired physician Tom Geppert and his fellow cycling group rider Deborah Eads near Dallas-Fort Worth International Airport Monday ... and now, we know the charges he's facing.

Remember ... this was all caught in shocking viral footage -- which shows Geppert and Eads getting hit from the back ... and Geppert getting crushed by the car. Now ... TG is recounting the whole thing ... telling a local media outlet he's lucky to be alive.

Kim Kardashian I Need Less Botox for Acting ... But No Weight Gain for Role

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Kim Kardashian is taking her new career in acting seriously -- willing to give up a cosmetic procedure to pursue it ... but isn't willing to do certain things for a full transformation.

The reality star was talking about her new on-camera escapades on the latest episode of "The Kardashians" -- confirming her new comedy, "The Fifth Wheel," was the subject of a bidding war ... which ultimately went to Netflix.

While talking about the whole ordeal with pals -- she says she didn't think studios would take her seriously at first ... but now, she's apparently getting flooded with acting opportunities.

Taylor Swift Environmentalists Target Her Jet ... But End Up Missing It

Taylor Swift's private jet ended up in the crosshairs of a political protest -- environmental activists tagged multiple planes at an airfield she'd landed at ... but missed the target.

Just Stop Oil -- a British environmental activist group focused on human-caused climate change -- took responsibility for the vandalism Thursday ... confirming they were specifically going after Taylor's private plane.

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The org says protesters Jennifer Kowalski and Cole Macdonald entered the private airfield at Stansted airport around 5 AM ... and sprayed paint on PJs using rigged fire extinguishers.

Kendrick Lamar Concert Of The Year Post-Drake Beef ... Cameos Galore, Gang Unity

Kendrick Lamar put on one of the biggest hip hop moments in recent memory Wednesday night in Inglewood ... and there were a lot of highlights on the heels of the Drake beef.

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The concert served as the ultimate victory lap in what many have called a crushing win against Drizzy in their recent rap battle -- and the reason is pretty clear ... KL played "Not Like Us" 5 times in a row, and the instrumental even closed out the show!

Kendrick made sure Juneteenth 2024 will go down in history ... West Coast DJs Hed and Mustard opened the show and offered no shortage of cameos and hype music for the crowd.

Travis Scott Poses For Mug Shot After Miami Arrest Sparked by Yacht Argument

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6:22 AM PT -- According to the police report, obtained by TMZ, cops say they came out to a marina near Miami Beach -- where they responded to a fight on one of the boats. Upon arrival, cops say they encountered Travis Scott, who they say was arguing with occupants on one of the yachts there ... and the person who reported him told the officers to get him the hell out of there.

Cops say they started to escort Travis away from the boat -- at which point they claim he was yelling obscenities at the people aboard -- and once they got past the docks and back to the street area ... where Travis had a ride ready to go.

Cops say Travis told them if he got into the car he was "gonna catch a fade" -- and then they say he was driven away ... only to return 5 minutes later, with the cops posted up and seeing him attempt to head back to the boat. They say they intercepted him ... and claim TS became erratic and belligerent, at which point they arrested him. BTW, they say Travis reeked of booze during all this ... hence the disorderly intoxication charge he was booked on.

Barstool's Dave Portnoy Reveals Cancer Diagnosis ... But Says 'I Beat It'

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Stunning revelation from Barstool Sports founder Dave Portnoy ... he says he was recently diagnosed with cancer -- but, thankfully, he added he's already beaten it.

The 47-year-old told his employees and his fans this week on multiple Barstool Sports shows that following a routine check-in with a doctor ... he was told he had basal cell carcinoma on his neck.

Portnoy said he was forced to undergo surgery to remove the issue -- although fortunately, he informed everyone the procedure has been deemed a success.

Justin Timberlake No Plans for Rehab ... Focusing on World Tour

Justin Timberlake isn't nearly as concerned about his DWI case as some fans are, because he's not following the typical celeb playbook after such an arrest ... TMZ has learned.

Sources with direct knowledge tell TMZ ... Justin has no plans to check into a rehab facility following Tuesday morning's arrest in Sag Harbor, NY. It's not uncommon for Hollywood types to take proactive steps after a drug or alcohol-related arrest to look good before a judge.

Voluntarily seeking treatment in rehab or alcohol education classes can put them in a position for a better plea deal, but Justin has a different plan, and, perhaps ... for good reason.

COURTNEY STODDEN Engaged Again After Flushing Ex's Diamond Ring!!!

Courtney Stodden is living the diamond life once again ... she's engaged to be married, and we've learned her new fiance popped the question just days after she sent her ex-fiancé's engagement ring down the toilet!

Sources close to the couple tell TMZ ... Courtney got engaged to Jared Safier last Tuesday at the Beverly Wilshire Hotel -- the one made famous by "Pretty Woman" -- and talk about not wasting any time. The new engagement went down one week after she shockingly flushed a 5-carat rock.

We're told Jared, an Emmy-winning producer, presented her new diamond while they were at the hotel's THE Blvd Restaurant & Bar -- but he saved the traditional down-on-one-knee moment for when they got back to their Brentwood home.

Bill Belichick 'Deductive Logic' Author ... Pumped Book Sparked Coach's New Romance!!!

A textbook on logic helped bring Bill Belichick and Jordon Hudson together ... and the man who wrote it tells TMZ Sports he couldn't be happier!!

We broke the story ... the literary piece -- titled "Deductive Logic" -- was what first drew Belichick to Hudson way back in 2021 -- when they had their initial encounter on a plane ride from the Boston area to Florida.

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Our sources say the ex-New England Patriots head coach was intrigued by the work that Hudson was studying on the flight ... and sparked up a conversation with her over it all.

TMZ TV Hot Takes Justin's Lawyer Speaks Out After DWI Bust ... Jacob Elordi, Roger Federer

Justin Timberlake's planning to fight his DWI arrest, Jacob Elordi's got an issue with AI and Roger Federer downplays a comeback ... all this and more on TMZ Hot Takes.

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First up on "TMZ Live" Harvey and Charles explain how Justin's lawyer is standing up for the singer down in Sag Harbor.

Swan In 'The Warriors' 'Memba Him?!

American actor Michael Beck was 30 years old when he played Swan -- the smart and dreamy gang leader living in Coney Island, Brooklyn -- in the action/thriller film "The Warriors" back in 1979.

Joining Beck included a cult of characters including James Remar as a fellow Warrior member vying for the top spot, Ajax, Deborah Van Valkenburgh who's impulsive and desperate to escape with the Warriors, Mercy ... and David Patrick Kelly as the bottle-clanking leader of the Rogues, Luther.

Michael is also known for his roles, Sonny Malone in "Xanadu" and Koda in "Triumphs of a Man Called Horse."

Guess what he looks like now! 

Celeb Hologram Creator $900 MILLION VERDICT Landmark Sex Assault Case

Alki David -- the tycoon who famously created Tupac and Michael Jackson holograms -- just took a huge loss in court ... 'cause a jury hit him with a huge 9-figure verdict in a sexual assault lawsuit.

A jury of Alki's peers decided he oughta pay a Jane Doe who sued him $900 million in damages ... at least according to a report in the L.A. Times -- which cites the Doe's attorneys as announcing the judgment.

The astronomical figure reportedly includes $800 million in punitive damages and $100 million in compensatory damages ... and the jury award here is one of the largest in history according to the woman's legal team.

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