NYC Decapitation New Video Shows Moment City Worker Hits Elderly Man

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New video from the horrific scene where a city truck decapitated an elderly man in New York shows the moment the vehicle made contact ... and shockingly, it happened slowly.

Surveillance footage going around online catches the 86-year-old victim slowly making his way across a street in Brooklyn ... and he actually narrowly avoided another car that took a left turn just as he was starting to cross -- before the NYC Dept. of Transportation truck arrived.

the horrifying footage

The elderly man waits for that car to pass before continuing across the street ... when the big yellow Transportation truck starts to turn right, heading directly into his path and hitting him.

Jennifer Lawrence Starring In New Murder Mystery ... Inspired By 'Housewives'!!!

Jennifer Lawrence is going the murder mystery route for her next starring role ... a film for Apple that's apparently inspired by 'The Real Housewives' franchise, which is totally fitting.

The actress is set to play the lead in a flick called "The Wives" -- which she's also producing, BTW -- and words is ... it's a classic whodunnit, where J Law will get to play a typical housewife in the vein of the Bravo world.

There aren't a lot of other details yet about Jennifer's new movie ... it was announced Friday and it's still being developed, so the plot isn't quite finished and there's no shoot date. Still ... the fact Jen's doing a 'Housewives' thing is honestly perfect casting, 'cause she's a huge fan!

Travis Kelce Supports Taylor at London Show ... Jason, Kylie Kelce Attend

Taylor Swift's ready to have tea and crumpets with her man Travis Kelce after her show tonight ... 'cause he's out in London to support her -- and, it looks like it's a double date.

The singer-songwriter took the stage in England's capital at Wembley Stadium ... and, TK's front and center, dapping up his friends and signing autographs for fans in the crowd -- a real joyous scene.


BTW ... Travis is definitely bringing a taste of America across the pond -- 'cause he's got a U.S.A. Olympic cap on, so the dude's looking pretty patriotic.

Anakeesta Amusement Park Bear Attacks Concession Worker ... Patrons Put on Lockdown



5:28 PM PT -- A rep for Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency tells TMZ ... the bear hasn't been caught, but if it is -- it will be euthanized. We're also told that city officials suspect the bear ended up here as a result of human behavior ... namely, the likelihood that humans were feeding it.

However, a rep for Anakeesta tells us they're not aware of anyone at the park going out of their way to feed the animal. In any case ... it'll meet its maker if/when it's found.

2:18 PM PT -- A rep the City of Gatlinburg tells TMZ ... the employee in question declined medical treatment, even though first responders arrived at the scene -- including agents for the Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency.

The City says the bear fled the area ... and it doesn't sound like it was caught.

A Tennessee amusement park employee barely escaped with her life after a bear attacked her while on the job ... and the whole thing's on video, which we got a hold of.

Chris Cuomo Justin Timberlake DWI Media Coverage Trying to Take Him Down


Chris Cuomo's calling out the media for obsessing over Justin Timberlake's DWI arrest ... saying it's part of our love of negativity ... in this case, taking a big star down.

Chris jumped on "TMZ Live" Friday and had a lot to say about the arrest ... not only does Chris live near the town where Timberlake got busted, he's offering JT strong support.

The NewsNation anchor tells us he knows he can't tell other media outlets what they should or shouldn't cover ... but he thinks the degree to which many have focused on JT's Monday arrest has gone way too far.

Joy Behar Mocks Belichick's New Romance ... Only So Much Viagra!!!

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"The View" turned into a roast of Bill Belichick's love life on Friday ... with Joy Behar ripping into the Patriots legend for dating 23-year-old Jordon Hudson.

The panel weighed in on the love birds' 49-year age gap during the ABC show ... and while a few hosts defended the romance, Behar scoffed at it -- and cracked several jokes at the coach and cheerleader's expense.

"This girl is hearing wedding bells," Behar said. "The question is -- can HE hear them?"



Kyle Richards is firing back at haters giving her daughter grief for getting a pricey ass car for her 16th birthday -- saying kick rocks ... 'cause she's a good kid and deserves it.

We spoke to the "RHOBH" star in L.A. Thursday ... and we asked if all the flak that she and Mauricio Umansky are getting is warranted -- this after they gifted 16-year-old Portia a brand new Porsche Cayenne, which is valued at a little under $100k ... more or less.


Of course, the internet was all up in arms about the new whip -- saying a 16-year-old doesn't need that type of sweet ride at such a young age ... but KR here says she disagrees.

Alec Baldwin 'Rust' Armorer Won't Be Forced to Testify ... In His Manslaughter Trial

The jury in Alec Baldwin's upcoming involuntary manslaughter trial likely won't hear from the movie's armorer ... because the judge overseeing the case won't force her to take the stand.

Judge Mary Marlowe Sommer decided Friday Hannah Gutierrez-Reed does not have to testify during Alec's trial -- although she may still get called by the prosecution. It's a little complicated, but long story short ... HGR's attorney made clear Hannah doesn't wanna cooperate and testify against Alec.


When the judge was made aware that she would invoke her Fifth Amendment right if called to the stand -- she decided he wouldn't force the issue ... although, she could still be called. Prosecutors suggested they could hit her with more jail time ... so TBD.

Taylor Swift Fighting Flames In NYC Apartment ... Extinguishes Kitchen Fire

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The legend of Taylor Swift grows -- she once extinguished a fire in her New York City apartment after flames erupted in her kitchen ... and now, we're seeing it all on video.

TayTay's singer friend, Gracie Abrams, just shared footage of Taylor handling a fire extinguisher and putting out a big flame that was burning on the kitchen island in her $50 million Tribeca pad ... this after talking about the incident earlier in the week.

Gracie told Billboard she and Taylor stayed up all night writing her new song "Us" when the fire started in another room ... a candle from their dinner party had fallen over and ignited the blaze -- but at first, they didn't realize that's what happened.

HARRY JOWSEY MADELINE ARGY ISN'T MY BOO ... Despite Cannes Speculation

Harry Jowsey and Madeline Argy had people thinking they may be banging after looking kinda cozy over in Cannes -- but as it turns out ... they're just content creator amigos.

Here's the deal ... pics surfaced earlier this week of the 'DWTS' alum and the British influencer hanging in the South of France at multiple events for the Cannes Lions International Festival of Creativity.

In one of the pics Harry has his arm behind Madeline -- and other shots of them also made it seem like something romantic was afoot, but we've been assured that's not the case.

Southwest Airlines Flight TOO CLOSE FOR COMFORT OVER CITY Plane Drops to 500 Feet!!!


A Southwest Airlines plane dove to 500 feet over an Oklahoma neighborhood, leaving residents rattled ... and some are once again pointing the finger at Boeing.

The commercial 737-800 jet was about 9 miles away from Will Rogers World Airport early Wednesday morning when it suddenly plummeted and was observed flying dangerously low over the city of Yukon ... reaching its lowest altitude over the city's high school.

An air traffic controller alerted the Southwest pilots of the low altitude after an automated warning sounded off just after midnight. In an audio transmission, you can hear them asking, "Southwest 4069, low altitude alert. You good out there?"

Kinks Founder Dave Davies HOF Statue Pops Up on eBay Rocker Willing to Trade for It!!!

Dave Davies is trying to get an important trophy he once had after it vanished and recently showed up for sale online ... but might have to give up another prized possession to do it.

The Kinks rocker hopped on X this week to lament the fact that his 1990 Rock and Roll Hall of Fame award -- a statue with his name on it -- surfaced on eBay ... with the seller of this rare collector's item claiming it fell into their lap, with them trying to hawk it for over $12k.


Now, Davies is giving us more insight into what happened here ... and more importantly, how he plans to get the HOF trophy back. He tells TMZ the award went missing back in the day after he suffered a stroke … and he's gobsmacked to see it all these years later.



The devastated wife of the man who was fatally electrocuted in a hot tub at a Mexican resort is breaking her silence -- recounting what happened ... and seeking justice at the same time.

Lizzette Zambrano -- who was also seriously injured during the incident at the Sonoran Sea Resort in Puerto Peñasco -- fought through tears as she spoke about her late husband Jorge Guillen to 'GMA' ... saying, "I still can't believe it. A very good man was taken away."

the horrifying footage

Lizzette, now a widow, painfully reflected on Jorge's final moments ... explaining, "The last thing I remember him saying is Oh s***. And, it's the same time that I felt the first electric shock, and then it happened over and over and over, and I didn't hear him again."

Marcus Jordan I'm Single A.F. ... Not Dating Gab Wright

Marcus Jordan wants the world to know he's NOT dating the woman he was spotted with in Paris this week ... setting the record straight about his dating life and confirming he's proudly "single AF."

TMZ Sports shared the video on Thursday ... showing Michael's son chopping it up with a woman named Gabrielle Wright at the Amiri fashion show.


Gab actually shared video from the event ... and the two didn't even sit right next to each other.

Stormy Daniels Tries Hand at Stand-Up Comedy ... Trump Jokes, Money Woes


Stormy Daniels has gone from testifying in open court to speaking her truth onstage ... 'cause she's dived head-first into stand-up comedy -- and, TMZ's got the video.

The porn star-turned-key Trump trial witness took the stage in New Orleans Wednesday night for her show "Stormy Daniels' One-Night Stand" ... and it seems to have gone well based on the crowd reaction, who sounded psyched to see her.

SD got a rousing ovation at AllWays Lounge & Cabaret in the Big Easy -- much appreciated, 'cause she jokes she needs the love ... saying even though NOLA's one of the most dangerous U.S. cities, it's the first time she's gone bulletproof vest-free in public in months.

Bill Belichick's Girlfriend Hits Cheerleading Practice ... Big Air, Tiny Shorts!!!

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Bill Belichick's 23-year-old girlfriend is back on the competitive cheerleading mat ... and she's still getting some big air -- all while rockin' a skin-tight outfit!!

Jordon Hudson -- a former cheerleader at Bridgewater State University -- attended East Celebrity Elite Hingham practice in the Boston area on Thursday night ... making it clear she's returning to the floor for the 2024-25 competition season.

And, while she didn't land every stunt perfectly, she certainly looked good!!

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