Seth MacFarlane Classiest Political Xmas Party Ever ... NICE Detention, Orchestra

Move over, Jay Gatsby ... Seth MacFarlane's here to take the reins this holiday season as the most extra host in party-throwing, with a splash of hot button issues to boot.

The "Family Guy" creator threw an epic Christmas Party Saturday night at his Beverly Hills home, and it was decked out to the max with what appears to be a mishmash of themes -- including time travel, the 1950s, environmentalism and politics. Good mix, right?

Click through the gallery, and you'll see what we're talking about. Seth had elaborate set pieces staged all throughout his pad -- a N.I.C.E. Detention Center, Santa's Space-Time Super Sleigh, a single block of a North Pole glacier from the year 2091, and a lot more.

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Like we said, F. Scott Fitzgerald might've blushed at something like this. Speaking of Gats, we're told Leo was at Seth's party. He's big on climate change, so this is right up his alley.

As if all that wasn't class enough, Seth also had a full orchestra performing live throughout the night -- and, of course, the guy got up there himself and crooned a handful of songs. More like 10 or so, actually. Seth's a great singer, and we're told he put his talent to good use. The performance quickly became a family affair too -- his sis, Rachael, sang as well.

Eyewitnesses tell us one other big highlight of the night came when Seth honored a 100-year-old WWII veteran named Sidney Walton, who got a big round of applause.

Looks like a good time was had by all. Now ... take it away, Brian/Stewie/Peter/Quagmire -- er, we mean Seth.

New England Patriots SpyGate II Video Released And Its Bad for the Pats

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Here it is ... a KEY piece of the video at the center of the Patriots SpyGate II scandal -- and it's reallllllly bad for the Pats.

The footage, obtained by "NFL on FOX" reporter Jay Glazer, shows the moments the Patriots video crew is confronted by Cincinnati Bengals' security last weekend over concerns the crew was illegally shooting video of their sidelines.

During the exchange, you can hear Bengals security express major concerns over the video -- since it REALLY looks like the videographer was SPYING!!

Remember, the Patriots say the video team was tasked to shoot a behind-the-scenes segment on an advanced scout for a show on the Pats website called "Do Your Job."

But, as the Bengals security official points out to the video crew, there's a large chunk of the video where you don't see the scout ... only the Bengals sidelines.

Here's an exchange from the video ...

Bengals Security: "And, this is a piece your filming on your advanced scout?

Pat's video crew: "Yeah."

Bengals Security: "Yeah? C'mon guys! I don't see the advanced scout in this footage!"

Patriots video crew: "No, that's not. We were trying to get some field perspective. That's my bad."

The Patriots crew offered to delete the video but the Bengals security told him, "The damage is done my friend!"

The Bengals immediately referred the matter to NFL security and the league has launched an investigation.

The Patriots have admitted the video team broke league rules -- but they insist the video team was NOT tasked to spy, claiming the whole thing was an accident.

For his part, Glazer says there WILL be a punishment -- but it's unclear what it will be at this point.

Bill Belichick has denied involvement -- claiming the video team does not report to him.

During the "NFL On FOX" pregame show on Sunday, both Michael Strahan and Curt Menefee expressed how BAD of a look it is on the team.

Especially since the Patriots were caught in a video cheating scandal back in 2007 and were punished heavily for it.

The Patriots actually play the Bengals SUNDAY -- a team they're expected to murder, with or without spy video.

Diddy Kim, Kanye, Jay, Bey Say HAPPY 50TH BIRTHDAY!!!

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Diddy celebrated his half-century on earth in pretty spectacular fashion, with the help of several tons of celebs.

The mogul's 50th birthday bash went down Saturday at his $40 million Holmby Hills home, where Diddy celebrated with Jay-Z, Beyonce, Kim Kardashian, Kanye West, Khloe Kardashian, Kylie Jenner, Dr. Dre, Pharrell Williams, Cardi B, Offset, Chadwick Boseman, Post Malone, Tyler Perry, Kobe Bryant, Machine Gun Kelly and on and on.

Possibly the biggest headline from the evening, Jay and Ye shaking hands! Seemingly squashing their years-long beef.

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As for the performers ... how 'bout Mary J Blige, Usher, Lil Kim and Doug E. Fresh?

As for the eats ... McDonald's apple pies, breakfast sandwiches and some fancy stuff too.  There were lots of cannabis products and, of course, Ciroc Vodka all over the place.

Diddy's birthday is actually November 4, but he apparently waited so all his friends could join him.

He's had a rough patch for sure ... a little more than a year ago the mother of his twins -- Kim Porter -- died due to complications from pneumonia.

The cake inscription was short, sweet, and to the point. It simply said "LOVE."

A good time ... clearly had by all.

James 'Radio' Kennedy Dead at 73

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James "Radio" Kennedy -- the inspiration behind the movie, "Radio," starring Cuba Gooding, Jr. -- has died.

James, who was mentally challenged, was a true inspiration for decades. He was an unofficial 11th grader at T.L. Hanna High School since 1965, where he attended football games and often led the team onto the field

Radio -- he got his nickname because he was rarely seen without his rusty, trusty transistor radio -- got national attention back in 1996 when Sports Illustrated ran a story about Radio and the football coach, Harold Jones. The story highlighted how the town of Anderson, South Carolina accepted him.

The story was the catalyst for the movie, "Radio," which debuted in 2003.

Jones confirmed Radio's death, saying, "He was just a fine man. We all loved him. We will miss him incredibly."

Radio had been ill and had been in the hospital for quite a while. He had been recently moved to a hospice facility.

Radio became an inspiration to the players and the town ... truly spreading joy. A few years ago, the Salvation Army was struggling during the x-mas season and when Radio learned of it, he braved the bitter cold with Jones, stood outside a Sam's Club and got hundreds of people to deposit cash in the kettle.

Radio, who was inducted into T.L. Hanna Athletic Hall of Fame in 2016, struggled with various health issues, including pancreatitis, diabetes and kidney issues.

Radio was 73.  RIP.

Lori Loughlin, Mossimo Giannulli The $500k Donation to USC Was Legit

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Lori Loughlin and her husband, Mossimo Giannulli, have gone on the offensive in the College Admissions scandal, claiming prosecutors are intentionally hiding evidence that proves the famous couple didn't intend to secretly bribe anyone.

Lori and Mossimo's lawyers claim in new legal docs ... their clients made "legitimate donations" ... "At trial, Giannulli and Loughlin will help establish their innocence by showing that they understood both sets of payments to be legitimate donations and did not understand or intent that either set of payments would be used to directly or indirectly bribe Heinel [former USC senior associate athletic director.]"

The lawyers want to get info on whether USC knew of Singer's activities with various parents and students. If there's evidence USC knew ... Lori and Mossimo will clearly argue this was not bribery ... that payments had become institutionalized.

In fact, lawyers in other college admissions cases have argued these payments are part of a "University-wide program at USC."

The couple has been charged with conspiracy to commit mail and wire fraud, honest services fraud, money laundering and federal programs bribery. They face a maximum of 45 years if convicted on all charges.

One of the problems for Lori and Mossimo -- those pics of their daughters on rowing machines ... making it appear they had experience on a crew team when in fact, they had none.

Tyla Yaweh Pays Tribute to Juice WRLD at Rolling Loud

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Tyla Yaweh got the crowd going Saturday at Rolling Loud by dedicating part of his set to the passing of Juice WRLD and XXXTentacion.

People crammed into the Banc of California Stadium in L.A., where he played Juice's "Armed and Dangerous." TMZ broke the story ... Juice died last Sunday after suffering seizures.

The tributes didn't end with Juice. Tyla said, "Let's also turn up for my brother, XXXTentacion," and the crowd was more than happy to oblige.

And, then there was a caution ... Tyla noted he and most people in the crowd were young, and he wanted them to understand the dangers of drugs, urging the crowd to stay healthy.

Stars and Scars You Be the Judge

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Juice WRLD's death has raised serious issues ... were the feds targeting him because he's a rich, young, black rapper who flies in private jets? And, since Kanye and Joel Osteen are taking their show on the road, could Vegas be far behind? So, we gotta ask ...

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Nick Cannon Til Em Responds, I'm Gonna Run it Back ... Diss Track on Repeat!!!

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Nick Cannon just can't get enough of his diss track aimed at Eminem -- playing it back-to-back-to-back (and then some) -- and vibing to it harder than anyone else in the room.

Nick's been busy shooting new episodes of 'Wild 'n Out' in Atlanta this week ... and we got some footage from behind the scenes. Nick took control of the DJ booth one day, and our sources say he played "The Invitation" -- his Eminem diss track -- at least 20 times.

We're told Nick not only played the track on repeat for his VIP guests, staff and cast members, he also played it over the speakers for the audience on the main stage.

Our sources say the 'Wild 'n Out' staff is confident Eminem will eventually take the bait, and come on the show -- and 'Invitation' will become an anthem for their battle.

Important to note ... we're coming up on a week since Nick fired the first shot, and still nothing from Em -- so, the 'WnO' crew better not be holding their breath.

As we reported, Nick dropped not one, but TWO diss tracks this week. "The Invitation" took a homophobic shot at Eminem, saying, "I heard your chauffeur got a video of you suckin' c**k." Another verse, referencing Mariah Carey, "My baby mama killed you off a decade ago, You're still crying about it bitch, now who really the ho?"

Marshall hasn't said much, other than a couple tweets, back at Nick. In one, "U mad bro? Stop lying on my d**k. I never even had a chauffeur, you bougie f**k."

Our sources say Nick's got the door wide open for Em if he wants to move the feud to the 'Wild 'n Out' stage.

Charles Manson Bloody Masks Ash Good Ash It Gets!!!

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The cremated remains of Charles Manson continue to inspire a couple of artsy-fartsy folks ... who used real human blood and Manson's ashes to create life-like Manson masks.

Artist Ryan Almighty tells TMZ ... he and renowned mask-maker Rick 'Sik Rik' Fisher recently got together at Fisher's studio in Akron, Ohio and conjured up 2 masks painted with human blood and specked with Manson's ashes.

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The final product ... creepy AF, which was probably the precise intention. The mask no doubt got a pro's touch. Fisher's created licensed masks and sculptures for Iron Maiden and Motorhead, among others.

We're told the duo made just 2 masks for their collection ... but if there's a high demand, they're down to make more.

Unclear how much of CM's ashes Ryan's got left. As we first reported ... Ryan's already done some bizarre Manson art, which also featured some of Manson's ashes and real blood. That painting ended up in Zak Bagans' Haunted Museum in Las Vegas.

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There's also that skin-crawling Manson tattoo plastered on some weirdo's arm. You'll recall the ink Ryan used for that tat was mixed with some of Manson's actual ashes.

Happy holidays!!!

The Game I Don't Wanna Piss Off My Mama, but ... 50 MIGHT Be Right About Oprah

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The Game knows he's walking a thin line when it comes to criticizing Oprah -- but says 50 Cent's got him thinking it's time to do a deep dive into who she targets with her documentaries.

We got Game out in L.A. and got his take on Fiddy calling out O ... claiming she's targeting famous black men accused of being sexual predators for her upcoming #MeToo documentary.

You gotta see Game's reaction ... he's seriously dumbfounded at the possibility Oprah's giving the likes of Harvey Weinstein and Jeffrey Epstein a pass while putting Russell Simmons and Michael Jackson in her crosshairs.

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The rapper threw out a wild theory about a possible "secret society" of the super-rich Oprah might belong to that demands she NOT target rich, powerful white men. Like we said, wild ... and Game emphasizes he doesn't know anything for sure.

Not yet, anyway. Check out the clip, and you'll get a better idea of what he's diving into this weekend.

Oprah's doc premieres at the Sundance Film Festival next month, and it's a good bet Game will be well versed on the subject by then.

Vince Young Loses Treasured Awards & Trophies ... In Storage Unit Auction

Vince Young just lost a crapload of his most prized football possessions in a storage unit auction ... and now, his loss can be your gain, 'cause the new owner tells us she's sellin' it all!!

Young apparently didn't pay the fees for his storage space in Houston, Texas ... and it's a bummer for the dude, 'cause some of his COOLEST memorabilia was in there.

We're told items in the storage unit included Young's Maxwell Award, his MVP trophy from the 2006 Rose Bowl and a whole bunch of other one-of-a-kind items.

We're told the ball from his first-ever NFL touchdown pass was also in there ... and even helmets he used throughout his career -- including the '06 Rose Bowl game -- were in there.

According to the lucky unit winner ... she only paid a few thousand dollars for the semi-blind auction back in November -- and was pretty surprised at the haul that she got for the cash.

Currently, she's only listed Young's Maxwell Award, his Rose Bowl MVP trophy and his Manning Award for sale ... with the asking price of $50,000 for each on eBay.

The woman tells us she hasn't been able to get into contact with Young about the stuff ... but says she would be willing to resell all of it back to him if he wants.

Kandi Burruss Thinking About a Surrogate??? Here's What We Did ...

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Kandi Burruss is singing the praises of the woman who helped bring her new baby girl into the world -- and now she's opening up about her firsthand experience with surrogacy.

We got the "Real Housewives of Atlanta" star out in Atlanta and asked what advice she'd give anyone thinking about using a surrogate. Of course, Kandi's second child ... a little girl named Blaze Tucker was born on November 22, and she couldn't say enough great things about their surrogate.

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Check it out ... Kandi says counseling's a great start. And, not just because it was required, either. When she finally met her surrogate, Shadina Blunt, they built a solid relationship and bonded so much, they went to counseling together.

Kandi says she knows some parents opt to keep it strictly professional with surrogates -- but she explained why she and her husband, Todd Tucker, took a different approach with Shadina.

Watch the vid, she says it helped them in several ways. Besides the obvious one.

Don Johnson Good Genes or Good Docs?!

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Don Johnson's good looks just keep getting better!

Here is a 37-year-old version of the "Miami Vice" actor showing off his slicked back look at the Golden Globe Awards in Beverly Hill back in 1986 (left). The actor took home the award for best performance by an actor in a television series, in the drama category, that evening.

And, 33 years later ... The "Knives Out" star is spending this weekend celebrating his 70th birthday. He was last spotted showing off his contagious smile, right before his appearance on Bravo's "Watch What Happens Live" (right).

His beauty is something to "Watchmen!"

The question is ...

Don Johnson ...

Sarah Huckabee Sanders Life's Good Away from the Podium ... Screw Impeachment Mess

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Sarah Huckabee Sanders doesn't seem to regret leaving Trump's White House one iota -- because she looks as calm and relaxed as we've seen her since stepping into DT's orbit.

We got the former Press Secretary Saturday at the Reagan Airport in D.C. for a quick catch-up on her life since she resigned from her role back in the summer. While it feels like she did that ages ago, it's only been a few short months -- that's how much has happened since.

Our camera guy jokingly asks how she's enjoying her early "retirement," and it sounds like SHS has no plans to hang it up completely just yet. Word around town is she's ramping up for a gubernatorial run in Arkansas -- where her dad was the gov for a long time.

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We asked her about that, and Mrs. Sanders gave us a classic political non-answer answer. She didn't say no though ... so the door's certainly there if she wants to open it in a few years.

Sarah also gives us an update on what she's been up to lately, saying she's spent a lot of much-needed time with her family -- and has enjoyed every minute of it. Then, we get into impeachment ... asking if she's happy not to be part of that mess right now.

Her answer's pretty telling -- rather than jump at the opportunity to say she misses being in the line of fire, Sarah actually refrains here. That said, it's clear she's still in Trump's corner.

Kodak Black I've Been Drugged, Beaten in Prison ... Implicates 'Abusive' Guards

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Kodak Black says he's been living in hell behind bars, and he seems to be blaming correctional officers for much of his misfortune ... straight from the horse's mouth.

The incarcerated rapper posted a lengthy message Saturday on Instagram, claiming he was drugged with a laced substance back in October -- which he alleges resulted in him being denied medical attention and, later, pepper-sprayed by a guard he says turned a blind eye.

Kodak cites several physical altercations he's gotten into with different inmates over the past several months, many of which he claims were either escalated by correctional officers on hand or neglected altogether. At one point, he claims he had to be put into a wheelchair.

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The bigger picture ... Kodak says he's being treated like a dog in Miami's FDC prison -- where he says he's been holed up in the "Box" for the past 45 days without proper care.

For example, he cites little to no access to the commissary, poor hygiene and a regiment of psych meds that he doesn't seem to think are helping at all. On top of all that, Kodak says he's had to mourn the death of his good friend, Juice WRLD ... who passed away last weekend.

He ends his rant by saying, "I want to shed this light on police brutality and the tactics they use to cover their behinds" ... adding a #JUSTICEFORKODAK for good measure. Of course, we'd heard these claims before from his camp -- but now, it's coming straight from KB.

As we reported ... Kodak was sentenced for 46 months in prison in his federal gun case.

Chris Brown More Baby Pics Shows Off Aeko's Mug

Chris Brown thinks his newborn son is a chip off the old block ... and he can't help but share a bunch of new baby pics to prove it.

Breezy and his baby mama, Ammika Harris, posted some new shots of little Aeko Saturday -- just days after they revealed his tiny feet to the world following his November birth.

The most recent photos show off Aeko's face clear as day, and yes ... he's freakin' adorable. CB also posted a since-deleted side-by-side comparison of his own baby picture and his son ... which Chris believes are pretty dang close. He says Aeko "just stole my whole face."

Chris and Ammika also threw up photos of the two of them in the delivery room with baby Aeko, and they're touching. You see Chris and Ammika holding each other, as well as the kid. CB was clearly present for the birth, and seemed to have his ex's back the whole time.

It's their first child together -- Chris' second overall. He's got a daughter with Nia Guzman.

Aeko Catori Brown was born on November 20, 2019, with each parent writing cryptic messages on social media to confirm he'd come into the world healthy. While Chris and Ammika aren't together anymore, we've heard they've been getting along well.

Nothing brings two people closer together than a chubby bundle of joy, especially when they're as cute as this boy is here. If we hadn't said it already, congrats!!!