Bill & Hillary Clinton Roasted Over Epstein 'Suicide'


Here's what former President Bill Clinton won't be watching this weekend -- unless, of course, he's in the mood to laugh about his alleged ties to pedophile Jeffrey Epstein. Yeah, we don't think so either.

Bill and Hillary will be featured on "Our Cartoon President" in a scene that has him hysterically crying over Epstein's death, 5 months after the fact. Even after Hillary begs, "Get a hold of yourself" ... he's still bawling about his pal being in heaven.

THAT concept alone is hilarious.

But, watch how the ex-First couple's emotional moment gets interrupted ... by Sen. Elizabeth Warren, who's looking for some campaign advice. Bonus laughs!!! The episode airs Sunday night on Showtime.

Check your politics at the door ... 'cause this is just funny.

Channing Tatum & Jessie J We're Back Together ... And It's IG Official!!!

Channing Tatum and Jessie J are officially dating again ... and they just crossed a very important relationship milestone.

Channing and Jessie just made their reconciliation Instagram official ... putting an end to rumors about the former couple getting back together. Once you do it for the 'gram, there's no turning back.

Gotta say, Channing and Jessie are super cute together. Channing says he's gonna watch Jessie sing tonight, and then they're gonna "get it in." Sounds like a fun Friday night!!!

It didn't take long for them to kiss and make up ... Channing and Jessie split last month after a year of dating, but now they're back in the saddle.


As you know ... Channing's locked in a nasty custody battle with his ex, Jenna Dewan, and she recently moved into a new house with her boyfriend, Steve Kazee.

Now, Channing's got a partner to keep him company too.

'Power' Star Rotimi Calls Tariq's Real-Life Death Threats ... 'Twisted Flattery'


"Power" star Rotimi is not worried one bit about his costar getting real-life death threats ... and his explanation makes a lot of sense.

We got Rotimi Friday out at LAX and we had to get his take on Michael Rainey Jr. -- who plays much-hated Tariq St. Patrick -- making light of the more than 300 death threats flooding his DMs on Instagram.

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Rotimi tells us he's sure the threats aren't really intended for Michael -- it's more about his character, Tariq, who many fans suspect shot his father, Ghost, played by Omari Hardwick. Rotimi, BTW, plays Dre ... one of Ghost's arch-rivals.

Andy Dick Distraught After Man Shoots Himself ... Inside his Art Studio

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Andy Dick was inconsolable, and understandably so, after a man walked into his art studio and shot himself in the head.

The tragic incident went down Monday around midnight inside Andy's downtown L.A. art gallery ... which opened late last year. Witnesses say the man had been waving a gun around before heading inside, where Andy and someone else was working.

Once inside, the man fired the shot. Witnesses say it appeared to be an accident.

It's unclear if Andy witnessed the shooting, but he was visibly shaken as LAPD and paramedics responded to the scene. The victim was transported to a hospital, and according to one source, he's currently on life support.

The video shows a traumatized Andy explaining to police what he'd seen.

We've reached out to Andy, but so far no word back.

Justin Bieber Movin' and Groovin' with Quavo ... Music Vid on The Way!!!


Justin Bieber is singing, smiling and dancing again ... putting in the work for another new music video with his buddy and Migos rapper Quavo.

Biebs was spotted in L.A. Friday outside of a daycare facility, he also had a photo and video crew in tow. It's unclear if the visit was planned or a surprise ... but Justin had a bunch of people join him on the steps in front of the cameras.

It's hard to tell exactly what's playing on speakers set up around the crew, but there's definitely music and we're told it's a new single for the Beliebers.

Rapper Quavo from Migos was also there -- the two have collabed before -- so it makes sense the pair have another single on the way.

Justin has already released one single this year titled "Yummy" ... but he's got some big months ahead. He's got a documentary, tour and new album on the way ... and this new video could very well be a preview of what's to come.

R. Kelly Emergency Hernia Surgery ... Can't Make It to Court

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R. Kelly missed a court date this week, but had a pretty good excuse -- going under the knife ... in an operating room, not his jail cell.

Sources close to Kelly tell TMZ ... the singer was briefly taken outta MCC Chicago, and transported to a hospital earlier this week where doctors performed emergency surgery to repair a hernia. We're told he was transported back to the big house after the procedure.

We don't know how long of a hospital stay he had, but he was back in his jail cell by Thursday evening. We're told he wasn't allowed to have any visitors at the hospital.

Seems the hernia's been plaguing Kelly for a while. His lawyer filed docs back in September, outlining several medical issues facing Kelly ... including anxiety, numbness in one of his hands and the then-untreated hernia.

The Chicago Sun-Times reports Kelly is getting pain meds now, and aside from missing the court date this week -- he's also MIA from jailhouse basketball games while he's recovering.

Pamela Anderson & New Hubby First Pic Together & She's Loving It!!!

Pamela Anderson's new husband's got style ... which probably explains her huge Colgate grin.

Pamela formally introduced her Hollywood mogul hubby, Jon Peters, to her fans around the world with this shot she posted Friday -- black and white, so it's classy. It's unclear when and where the picture was taken. It might be in Wetzlar, Germany (perhaps a honeymoon?) because that's the location on the pic, but of course, that can be manipulated.

Wherever they are they look happy and comfy. She's in a white knitted sweater and he's in a puffy black vest looking hella stylish with his aviators.


As we reported ... Pamela and the "A Star Is Born" producer tied the knot Monday in Malibu. It was a surprise wedding, for sure ... but something Jon's been dreaming about forever.

He said, "There are beautiful girls everywhere. I could have my pick, but -- for 35 years -- I've only wanted Pamela. She makes me wild -- in a good way."

As we told you ... they dated more than three decades ago, but reconnected after she broke things off last year with French soccer star Adil Rami.

Onwards and upwards!!!

Ricky Martin Front & Center to Help Out ... In Puerto Rico Quake Relief


Ricky Martin is getting to work to help the people of Puerto Rico who have been devastated by recent earthquakes ... sitting with local politicians to come up with effective solutions.

Sources close to the situation tell TMZ the singer met with Mayors representing districts hit by the quakes Friday to formulate plans to fast track help to those in need. We're told the meeting took place at the Roberto Clemente Coliseum in San Juan.

As you probably know by now ... Puerto Rico's been battered with powerful earthquakes since late last month. The most powerful quake -- a 6.4 magnitude on Jan. 7 -- wreaked havoc in several villages and damaged homes, attractions and hotels along the southwest coast.

Demi Lovato New Single's Lyrics Were 'Cry for Help' ... Coming Full Circle at Grammy Awards


Demi Lovato's new single -- which she'll debut at the Grammys -- will reveal what she was going through before suffering an overdose ... but she says it's only a fraction of her story.

Demi opened up about the meaning of the song, called "Anyone," to Apple Music's Zane Lowe. The singer tells Lowe the reason it's so special is because listening back to it ... she realized it was a "cry for help."

We broke the story ... Lovato wrote and recorded the song just 4 days before she OD'd in July 2018, and vowed during her recovery to perform it first if she ever got another chance.

Lovato says she's surprised people close to her who were familiar with "Anyone" didn't also see that something was wrong and try to get her some help.

YG Arrested at Home After Early Morning Raid


12:32 PM PT -- YG's bail has been set at $250,000.

11:14 AM PT -- Tacopina tells TMZ, YG has been arrested on suspicion of robbery based on an ongoing investigation. He says, "This has become even more outrageous ... normally, in the American justice system, you get arrested after an investigation is completed. The motives here are pretty clear."

11:06 AM PT -- YG has recruited powerhouse attorney Joe Tacopina, who tells us, "This arrest is one that caught YG completely off guard because there is no truth to them. YG has no idea what investigators are talking about and we have not been provided with any details ... we are learning about this case through the media."

Tacopina continues, "Rest assured, my client will be cleared of all charges, if they even survive past the arraignment."

Tacopina also raises questions about the motive and timing of the arrest, saying, "YG has a performance scheduled at The Grammy's Sunday where he will honor Nipsey Hussle ... so the timing is suspect, to put it mildly."

YG's friend and fellow rapper, The Game, also seems to have some questions about the timing of the bust ... taking to Twitter to express his concerns.

9:32 AM PT -- Cops now have YG in custody, and law enforcement sources tell us he's being transported to a jail to be booked for robbery.

YG's Friday is off to a troubling start -- cops showed up on his doorstep before sunrise armed with a search warrant ... TMZ has learned.

Law enforcement sources tell us L.A. County Sheriff's deputies arrived at the rapper's San Fernando Valley home around 4 AM, and they're still there now. YG is home, and we're told they have a search warrant and an arrest warrant related to a robbery case.

Aerosmith's Joey Kramer I'm Going to That Grammy Event!!! Even If They Won't Let Me Play


Aerosmith drummer Joey Kramer is taking his L in court in stride -- saying he's not leaving the band, and even though he won't be on the drums ... he'll be front and center for their Friday night gig.

Joey was out Thursday night at a pre-Grammy party in WeHo where a throng of fans showered him with love. Joey snapped selfies and signed autographs ... and overall looked to be in a pretty good mood.

The camera guy asks Joey if he plans to rejoin the band after its 2 Grammy gigs ... prompting the rock star to give a quick-witted answer, followed by a huge smile. He added that despite the judge ruling he can't play with Aerosmith this weekend ... he'll be at Friday night's MusiCares Person of Year Gala -- and he explains why.

It's not like Joey's crashing it either, he's been invited to attend ... regardless of the legal battle with his bandmates.


TMZ broke the story ... Joey got shut down in court after a judge ruled against him joining the band for their Grammys performance. Remember, he sued the band as a last-ditch effort to return to his "rightful place" with Aerosmith ... but the judge sided with the band's reasoning for keeping him out -- he's too rusty.

We obtained a video of Joey trying to join the band's Grammy rehearsal in L.A. last weekend, but he was denied entry. Joey tells TMZ seeing a fill-in drummer playing on stage at two premiere events honoring the band he's been a part of for 50 years is extremely hurtful.

Yo Gotti 8 Dead Prisoners, This Has to Stop!!! UPDATE: Judge Rejects Emergency Order


3:47 PM PT -- Gotti's team tells us they will be refiling for the restraining order later today.

2:19 PM PT -- It's back to the drawing board for Yo Gotti and the inmates he's trying to protect. A federal judge shot down the request for emergency restraining order, but did leave them a glimmer of hope.

In her ruling, the judge said the inmates and their attorney need to cite a precedent for a federal judge intervening to appoint a special monitor in a state prison. Judge Debra Brown gave them 36 hours to refile the request.

The State of Mississippi is doing nothing to prevent inmates from dying under hellish conditions, according to Yo Gotti ... who's sounding alarms in federal court.

As we've reported, the rapper's been outraged by what's going on at Parchman State Penitentiary and got Team Roc involved in a legal battle to improve conditions. Their latest move is filing for an emergency restraining order, on behalf of more than 25 inmates.

According to the docs, 8 people in the prison have died in the last 26 days -- and it's no wonder when you hear what's allegedly going on behind Parchman's walls. In the filing, they say there's just ONE guard for 160 inmates, in a particular cell block. Even worse, inmates throughout the prison are allegedly being served cold, rotten food containing rocks, insects, and bird and rat droppings -- and toilets are spilling out onto floors. They also claim Parchman's drinking water is contaminated with human waste.

The biggest issue with the grossly understaffed cell block -- in docs, they claim the limited number of guards "can't, or won't, enter Unit 29 buildings to prevent violence or even render much needed emergency medical assistance." Prisoners have resorted to setting fires just to get the attention of guards.


Widespread prison riots have been reported all month at Parchman.

Antonio Brown Literally Runs Out Of Jail ... After Heated Court Appearance

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9:11 AM PT -- 1/24 -- Brown just literally ran out of jail after he bonded out ... and the clip is pretty hilarious.

The 31-year-old bolted down the stairs and went into a full-on sprint when he hit the parking lot ... but it turns out, he was running the wrong way and had to double back.

Antonio didn't talk with reporters as we he was leaving ... but his attorney said for him, "We will be speaking soon."

6:34 AM PT -- 1/24 -- Sources tell us AB has already been in contact with bail bondsman Ira Judelson -- who seems to be the go-to guy for the rich and famous.

We're told Judelson's crisis management team (yes, the bail bondsman has a special team that handles high profile cases) is working with AB's people to handle the conditions of his release.

6:15 AM PT -- 1/24 -- Brown WILL be allowed to leave jail ... the judge just set his bond for his burglary with battery charge at $100K -- but said AB will have a lot of stipulations on him upon his release.


The judge ordered Brown will be required to wear a GPS monitor once he's out. She also ordered Brown must undergo drug testing, relinquish his firearms, have no contact with the alleged victim and surrender his passport.

Perhaps most notable, the judge also ordered Brown must undergo a mental health evaluation and abide by all of the ensuing recommendations. The judge ruled that eval must take place within 10 days of his release.

5:59 AM PT -- 1/24 -- Brown just appeared before a judge in handcuffs and a jail-issued anti-suicide smock for his bond hearing ... and things got testy.

Prosecutors are arguing Brown should be kept in custody ... given the severity of his charges. They also claim Brown is a legitimate flight risk.

Brown's attorneys fired back ... saying AB is NOT going anywhere if he's released -- and claim the allegations are not that serious against him.

"We're talking about scratches," one of Brown's attorneys said.

The in-court fighting is unusual to say the least ... Brown's appearance Friday was nothing more than a bond hearing -- which typically is a cut-and-paste, few-minute ordeal.

5:38 AM PT -- 1/24 -- TMZ Sports has obtained the mug shot from Brown's arrest ... and the dude looks pretty pissed off.

The former NFL All-Pro -- who's still in custody after turning himself in late Thursday night -- is expected to face a judge in a Broward County courtroom shortly.

Antonio Brown is turning himself in ... TMZ Sports has learned the NFL star just arrived at a Florida jail after police issued a warrant for his arrest earlier this week.

We broke the story, Brown allegedly threw rocks at a moving company truck and then attacked the driver over a dispute stemming from payment for a scheduled delivery at his Hollywood, Fla. home.

Young Thug On Your Mark, Get Set ... Let's Make a Running Bet!!!


Young Thug knows how to motivate the guys in his crew -- offer up a fat stack of cash ... and watch 'em go!

The "Hot" rapper was clowning around with his boys Thursday evening outside the Sunset Marquis in West Hollywood when things turned into a fitness challenge ... as they often do.

Thug bet one of his pals he couldn't run up and down the street -- which is on a fairly steep hill -- and pulled out his money to show him what was at stake.

The guy accepted the challenge, and despite getting roasted for his running form -- or lack thereof -- Young Thug ponied up the dough. However, he made sure to rub it in by running the hill himself ... without all the huffing and puffing.

What makes Thug's running even funnier is the fact he's rocking super-skinny jeans

BTW, he's got a show Friday night at Avenue LA. No word if he's jogging to it.

Kim Kardashian West I Got You, Babe ... Teams Up with Cher!!!


Kim Kardashian West is finally walking shoulder to shoulder with one of her idols for what might be the best pairing since Sonny & Cher ... and Kim's got the role of Sonny.

Yes, Kim and CHER were spotted strolling the streets of DTLA Thursday decked out in all black!!! The pair also had a photo and video crew in tail, and at one point, Kim mounted a motorcycle to pose for some pics.

It's unclear exactly what the duo is collaborating on, but Kim has made no secret of the fact that Cher is someone she's always looked up to for both fashion and personal motivation.

You'll remember back in 2017, Kim dressed as Cher for Halloween and she's paid homage to her looks over the years. Kim also had one of the best seats in the house during Cher's Las Vegas residency. The two women are also both Armenian ... a fact both Kim and Cher are extremely proud of.

As for Cher, she's got a busy 2020 ahead ... she'll be back in Vegas next month before hitting the road and making stops on her tour across the United States.

Keep your eyes peeled for this collab to pop up soon.

Taylor Swift Fully Confident with Sundance Fans As Eating Disorder Revealed in Documentary


Taylor Swift's army of fans have great timing -- putting on an incredible display of support for her just as she was going public about battling an eating disorder.

We got Taylor and an absolute WALL of Swiftees Thursday night in Park City, UT ... where her "Miss Americana" documentary premiered. We're used to seeing her fans show out in force, but you gotta see this ... 'cause they outdid themselves for the Sundance Film Festival event -- and Taylor took selfies with scores of them.

T-Swift was smiling and clearly overjoyed -- moments before going into the theater, where fans got to see her open up for the first time about starving herself while she was on the road. In the Netflix documentary, she says seeing herself in paparazzi photos "where I looked like my tummy was too big, or someone said that I looked pregnant" triggered her to stop eating.

She says the lack of eating started to affect her live performances -- but adds she now understands she's gotta have food to have the energy to get through her shows.

As we reported, Taylor's actually pulling back on live shows this year -- doing fewer huge stadium dates -- partly so she can spend more time with her mother ... who's battling cancer and a brain tumor.

Despite the hard times ... Taylor had a lot to smile about last night.