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 Throwback 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

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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.

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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

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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.

Jodie Turner-Smith Talks Joshua Jackson's Love Life ... Happiness Keeps Peace!!!

Jodie Turner-Smith is opening up about her estranged husband Joshua Jackson's new relationship ... and, she says it actually makes them a better parenting duo.

The actress sat down recently for an interview with The Cut ... where she finally discussed Joshua's entanglement with fellow star Lupita Nyong'o -- telling the publication her ex's happiness actually keeps everything on an even keel.

Turner-Smith says, "Good for them. We need happiness in order to peacefully co-parent." So, it sounds like she's cool with JJ moving on so long as it keeps their relationship cheerful.

Presidents Biden and Obama Scorched Earth on Trump During Splashy L.A. Fundraiser

President Biden broke records Saturday night at a splashy, celeb-filled fundraiser in L.A..

The event -- which has already raked in $28 million -- was hosted by George Clooney and Julia Roberts, with lots of other big stars front and center.

Biden's former boss, Barack Obama was also there and sat with Biden to chit-chat about things on their mind, with the help of moderator Jimmy Kimmel.

Kim Kardashian Big Birthday in the Big Apple ... North Turns 11 in NYC!!!

Kim Kardashian knows how to throw a birthday party ... treating her daughter North and her friends to a day out in New York City -- with LaLa Anthony by her side!

The reality television star hit the NYC streets Saturday with the whole birthday crew in tow ... clad in a sporty mom get-up -- an athletic look ready to take on the concrete jungle. LaLa's right there too, rocking a crop top and tossing an arm around North's shoulder.

Speaking of North ... she turned 11 on Saturday and is sporting a commemorative t-shirt to mark the occasion with a pair of bright pink "I Heart NY" pajama pants -- a matching outfit it looks like all the birthday attendees have on.

Atlanta Bus Hijacking 'Speed' Actor Shocked Over Life Imitating Art

A wild, deadly bus hijacking in Atlanta is stirring up some wild flashbacks for one of the actors from "Speed."

As we reported, a madman in Atlanta hijacked a city bus, which he used to lead police on an unbelievable high-speed chase ... and, during which he allegedly shot and killed a passenger.

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Hawthorne James, who played bus driver Sam Silver in the 1994 blockbuster, tells TMZ ... he was shocked watching footage of the Atlanta bus bouncing off cars.

It all gave him some serious déjà vu, but, of course, he acknowledges the major difference is Keanu Reeves, Sandra Bullock and himself always knew they were safe.

Roger Federer No Chance At Comeback ... 'Happy Retired'

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For those hoping Roger Federer would have a change of heart about his retirement decision ... the 20-time Grand Slam champion tells TMZ Sports it's time to give up hope -- 'cause he's adamant he's really done playing for good.

We caught up with the 42-year-old tennis great out in NYC this week ... and despite hanging up the racket back in 2022, there were still a ton of fans waiting outside to greet him.

Federer spoke with our cameras for a bit as he signed autographs ... and when we asked about any urges to unretire -- he responded with an emphatic "NO!"

Hot Celebrity Dad Bods Guess Who!

These hustling and bustling Dads are celebrating Father's Day today, so to honor their studly looks we've gathered Hollywood's hottest and now it's up to you to identify who's who!

From actors to models ... to singers to athletes, Dad's all over are definitely heating things up this weekend ... the proof's in the pics!

Take a good look at these famous fathers who are known to flash a sexy selfie or two and hit our gallery of hot celebrity dad bods ...

Put your celeb skills to the test and see if you can guess which fella is in the shredded shot!

Happy Daddy's Day!

'The Simpsons' We Didn't Name Duff After Rocker!!! GN'R Dude Was Certain

Guns N' Roses bassist Duff McKagan is convinced "The Simpsons" named Springfeld's fave brew after him, but his theory is flat, 'cause Duff Beer was coined for a whole different reason ... TMZ has learned.

Here's the deal ... the rocker recently told Stereogum he is, indeed, Duff Beer's namesake ... going so far as to say the show reached out back in the day to clear it, and he's bent out of shape he got cut out of merch profits. DMK repeated this belief in his autobiography, too.

But, 'Simpsons' OG producer-writer Jay Kogen tells TMZ Duff's dead wrong for 2 reasons ... one of which he's gonna find very upsetting.

First, Jay says there actually wasn't any deep reasoning behind choosing the name Duff.

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