Roger Stone Guilty on All Seven Counts!!! Lied, Obstructed in Mueller's Russia Probe

President Trump's former confidante, Roger Stone, is guilty of lying to Congress during the Russia election interference probe -- a federal jury convicted him on all 7 counts he was facing.

Stone looked very optimistic on his way into a federal court in Washington, D.C. -- clutching his wife and a Bible closely -- but after one full day of deliberations, the jury returned guilty verdicts across the board.


He was facing 7 counts of making false statements to Congress, obstruction of justice and witness tampering.

Stone becomes the 6th Trump aide or associate to be convicted in trials stemming from Robert Mueller's probe -- and, of course, the guilty verdict comes with the backdrop of the Trump impeachment hearings.


FBI agents busted Stone -- who also worked on Richard Nixon's 1972 campaign -- during a January raid at his Florida home.

He was indicted for lying to the House Intelligence Committee during his 2017 testimony.

President Trump reacted swiftly to the news his pal got nailed by, predictably, calling out Hillary Clinton, Mueller and several FBI agents.

Stone's sentencing is set for February, when he could get as much as 20 years in federal prison.

Cuba Gooding Jr. Grand Jury Didn't See Security Vids ... My Indictment's Bogus!!!

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Cuba Gooding Jr. is outraged he was indicted by a grand jury that NEVER saw multiple videos of the alleged incidents of sexual misconduct.

Cuba's attorney Mark Jay Heller filed a motion to dismiss the 6-count indictment against him in NYC. According to the docs, Gooding calls it "grossly inappropriate and unjust" that the District Attorney didn't show the videos during the grand jury proceedings.

Gooding and his lawyers say the D.A. "chose here to trick the system by not giving the Grand Jury a fair opportunity to evaluate all of the facts and evidence."

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TMZ broke the story ... there are videos of Cuba's June 2019 incident at Magic Hour Rooftop Bar, where he allegedly touched a woman's breast. There's also security footage at TAO Nightclub in NYC from last October 2018 when he was accused of touching a server's butt.


Gooding's indictment is for 3 separate incidents -- the third was at LAVO in NYC -- and his legal team has beef with that too. In the docs, they say the alleged incidents should be judged individually -- and lumping them together increased the risk of bias among the grand jury. BTW, according to Gooding's team ... there's also video of the LAVO incident

The actor wants the whole indictment tossed out of court. The judge has yet to rule.

The Manhattan D.A.'s Office had no comment on Gooding's attempt to get the case dismissed.

Popeyes Stabbing Suspect's Name Released ... Warrant Issued for Arrest

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The guy who allegedly stabbed someone to death at a Popeyes on the East Coast has been ID'd by cops -- and now they're looking to bring him in on murder charges.

The Prince George's County Police Department in Maryland say they believe 30-year-old Ricoh McClain is the one responsible for the fatal stabbing that took place last week that left 28-year-old Kevin Tyrell Davis dead after an in-line dispute escalated.

Cops say they were called in to respond to a fight, and when they arrived ... they discovered Davis in the restaurant's parking lot with a single stab wound that ultimately killed him.

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As for what exactly led up to the stabbing, cops say they believe Davis had cut in line ... which turned into a verbal dispute, and then into a physical altercation outside. Police say McClain fled from the area and has not been captured yet. A warrant for his arrest has been issued, and authorities there are asking anyone who knows his whereabouts to speak up.

Police have released a mug shot of McClain from a previous arrest, and they've also put out an image of him in the Popeyes that was captured on surveillance video.

He's facing several charges related to this -- 1st and 2nd-degree murder, assault and reckless endangerment. Cops consider him armed and dangerous.

YK Osiris I Didn't Choke or Bite My GF ... Just Ask the Witnesses!!!


YK Osiris vehemently denies allegations he choked and bit his girlfriend at his birthday party ... and the singer claims he has witnesses ready to testify on his behalf.

We broke the story ... Osiris was arrested last week in Atlanta on a felony charge of aggravated assault by strangulation after his GF told cops he choked her and bit her face at his September bday bash.

Sources close to YK tell TMZ ... the allegations made by his former flame are 100 percent false, and there was never any type of assault. We're told the singer has friends who were at the party and intend to come forward as witnesses to prove his innocence.

We're told Osiris is saying there's also physical evidence to prove he didn't assault the GF. As for why she made the allegations -- our sources say YK has no idea.

As we reported ... the woman told cops YK started beating the crap out of her after she confronted him over a picture she found on his phone allegedly showing another woman.

According to our sources, YK turned himself in to cops because he's confident he'll be cleared of any wrongdoing. We're told Osiris was released from the Fulton County Jail over the weekend.

YK’s attorney, Gabe Banks, tells us ... “YK Osiris maintains his innocence and looks forward to his day in court to defend against all of the allegations against him."

Racist Rant American Tourist Arrested in Thailand ... Sickening Video


An unhinged American tourist in Thailand went on a disgusting and disturbing tirade in front of a crowd of onlookers ... and got hauled away in handcuffs.

This footage of Daniel Franckowiak's rant is pretty appalling -- he starts by hurling threats at the person filming, saying ... "I kill people, I rape children, I kill f****ts. I'm real! I'll f***ing kill and rape you too!"

He then follows up his homophobic slur with a racist one, calling a woman a "coward c***k bitch."

Franckowiak continues to threaten people in front of a restaurant in Chiang Mai, and tells one man his skin looks like "the ass of a f***ing cow" before the authorities show up to arrest him. His response ... "put me on YouTube and make me famous."

The embarrassing U.S. tourist reportedly hails from Bismark, North Dakota and was busted for criminal damage -- he allegedly broke a window at the restaurant.

Franckowiak was reportedly released from police custody, but is scheduled to appear in court next month, and apparently bragged online about getting sprung from jail 3 times the past several weeks in "corrupt Thailand."

El Chapo Confiscated Homes Sold in Mexico ... But Far Short of $1 Mil


Three homes the Mexican government confiscated from Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman -- including one he used as a hideout -- have sold at auction, but unlike his cartel ... the casas did not make big money.

According to reports ... Mexico raked in nearly $228,000 by selling 3 of the 6 homes it confiscated from Chapo, but failed to unload his most expensive residence. As a result, home sales fell well short of the $1 million expectations.

One of the sold homes is kinda famous in El Chapo lore because it was known for being a hideout spot for El Chapo after his first prison escape in 2001. Even so, it sold for a meager $107,530,

He was at the house when the Mexican military showed up to arrest him in February 2014, but he was able to escape via a tunnel ... hidden under the bathtub.

The escape allowed him to evade capture ... but only for another week. Of course, he escaped from prison again more than a year later ... only to be caught again in early 2016.

The 2 other homes sold at auction went for $64,589 and $55,725, the latter of which was also a place of refuge while El Chapo was on the lam.

BTW -- the expensive home that didn't fetch a buyer is valued at $587k ... it's a lavish 3-story residence El Chapo reportedly bought for the mother of his son, Ovidio Guzmán López.

As we reported, that son was detained after a wild shootout last month, but was eventually released by the Mexican government in exchange for hostages taken by the Sinaloa Cartel.

Ronnie Ortiz-Magro Pleads Not Guilty ... In Jen Harley Domestic Violence Case

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Ronnie Ortiz-Magro just pled not guilty to a laundry list of misdemeanors stemming from last month's incident with his baby mama, Jen Harley.

The "Jersey Shore" star showed up in an L.A. courtroom Friday morning, sporting a suit and tie for his arraignment, and entered his not guilty plea to the 7 misdemeanors he's facing -- domestic violence, child endangerment, brandishing a weapon, criminal threats, false imprisonment [of Jen], and 2 counts of resisting arrest.

As we reported ... Ortiz-Magro was initially busted for kidnapping after allegedly striking Jen, chasing her down with a knife, taking their baby girl from her ... and then locking himself inside an Airbnb they were renting in Los Angeles.

When police arrived, he allegedly refused to come out, so cops busted in and tased him before slapping a pair of handcuffs on him.

Jen says she suffered bruises and scrapes from her altercation with Ronnie, and there are photos of her alleged injuries.

TMZ broke the story ... Jen was granted a protective order to keep Ronnie away from her and their 1-year-old daughter, Ariana. We're told he plans to fight that order during a court hearing next week.


You'll recall ... neighbor's surveillance footage shows Jen looking very scared as she held Ariana and hid behind a car.

As we've reported ... Ronnie denies wielding a blade during the incident or injuring Jen, and he claims he was only trying to protect their child.

Ronnie also caught a huge break when the L.A. Country District Attorney's Office kicked his case down to the City Attorney because it didn't meet the D.A.'s criteria for felony charges.

A$AP Rocky Returning to Sweden for Show ... Months After Being Jailed There

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A$AP Rocky is heading back to the danger zone -- aka, Sweden, where he was jailed and convicted of assault over the summer.

The rapper's set to return to Stockholm, Sweden on December 11 for a show at the Ericsson Globe that will include other Swedish artists, yet to be announced.

In a statement released Friday, LiveNation says about Rocky ... "After tremendous support from the Swedish fans, he returns to Stockholm for a long-awaited gig for all his supporters."

Tickets apparently go on sale on November 12.

As you'll recall ... A$AP was found guilty of assault by a panel of Swedish judges in August, but he did not have to go to prison.


The judges determined the case -- which hinged on whether A$AP threw a bottle at the victim during the all-out brawl in late June -- did not warrant self-defense ... despite video showing the victim was antagonizing his crew.


Despite the guilty verdict, the judges felt Rocky and his codefendants got ample punishment with the month they served in a Swedish jail as they awaited trial. So instead, Rocky got a suspended sentence ... meaning he just had to pay various fines and fees.

The Swedish prosecutor who worked on the case tells us ... A$AP has NO restrictions on him related to the assault conviction. We're told ... "He can return to Sweden for his gig and won't be arrested unless he commits another crime."

What's interesting ... after Rocky was released and returned to the States to await his verdict, our sources said he planned on NEVER going back to the country. It's unclear what changed his mind, especially in such a short time.

UFC's Walt Harris Stepdaughter's Kidnapping Suspect Arrested

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The man officials believe kidnapped the stepdaughter of UFC fighter Walt Harris has been arrested -- and you can see in the mug shot, the dude's eye is swollen shut.

Cops had been on the hunt for 30-year-old Ibraheem Yazeed -- who was spotted at a Chevron station in Auburn, Alabama on Oct. 23, the last time anyone saw 19-year-old Aniah Blanchard.


Now, officials say ... Yazeed was apprehended by U.S. Marshals in Escambia County (western Florida) early Friday morning after a brief foot pursuit. He was booked at 2:32 AM.

You can see the suspect's left eye is jacked up bad -- he was hospitalized after being arrested.

Officials believe Yazeed is a bad dude -- he's awaiting trial in an unrelated kidnapping, robbery and attempted murder in Montgomery involving a 77-year-old man.

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Aniah's stepmother, Yashiba Blanchard, issued a statement after Yazeed's arrest -- saying, "I  am relieved that we can finally obtain some answers and locate our daughter."

"I am prayerful that the Lord touches this young man’s heart so he will be honest and truthful and tell the authorities where our daughter is located."

"I feel as if the Lord has heard our cries and the community’s cries for help with finding our daughter. We are continue to put our trust in God and pray that Chief Register and the APD with other law enforcement bring us Aniah and justice."

Ben & Jerry's Cofounder Jane Fonda Inspired Us ... We're Ready to Get Arrested!!!


The founders of Ben & Jerry's Ice Cream know they're most likely about to spend a night in cold jail cell, but they're totally down to follow Jane Fonda's lead in protesting climate change.

Jerry Greenfield and Ben Cohen are joining forces with Jane for her "Fire Drill Fridays" demonstration on Capitol Hill ... and Jerry told us on "TMZ Live" it didn't take much pressure from Jane to join her on the frontlines. He said climate change would have been enough, but this Friday's demonstration also focuses on war and the military -- 2 subjects he and Ben have strong feelings.


As we've reported ... Jane has been arrested each of the past four Fridays as part of her climate change crusade, and her arrest last week resulted in her spending a night in the slammer.

Jerry says he's ready to do the same, because of the grave consequences for our planet's future.

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Ben and Jerry have been sounding the climate change alarm for years -- there's even a Ben & Jerry's flavor called Save Our Swirled -- but Jerry says Jane's helped him realize more has to be done.

Ted Danson and Sam Waterston are some of the other celebs who have already been arrested alongside Jane, and Jerry explains why Fonda's able to inspire others to join the cause.

'RHOC' Star Lauri Peterson's Son Jail Guards Lied About Attack!!! I Didn't Give 'Em a Pass


Lauri Peterson's son, Josh Waring, says an Orange County Jail guard is flat-out lying about Josh's reaction to getting slashed by an inmate ... to cover up a screw-up on the jail's part.

TMZ obtained the criminal report filed for Josh's crazy jailhouse brawl from last month and in it, one of the correctional officers involved claims Josh said right afterward he knew the guards didn't set him up ... or allow the attack to go down on purpose.

Per the deputy's account, he says he asked Josh immediately after breaking up his fight with a razor-wielding prisoner if he knew what happened back there.


According to the report, Josh said, "Oh, I know you guys didn't do that on purpose." Josh also allegedly told the corrections officer he didn't wanna press charges against the slasher. He allegedly explained the guy was in a gang that didn't like him because he's in the protective custody section of the jail.

Josh and his attorney, Joel Garson, are calling BS, telling TMZ ... Josh denies EVER saying anything remotely like that. As for why the guard would fabricate a comment from Josh? Garson calls it a "cover your ass" statement.

When TMZ broke the story of Josh's attack, Garson told us he believes guards showed a blatant disregard for protocol because Josh's attacker shouldn't have been out of his cell at that time.


We know what you're thinking -- there's gotta be video of the guard questioning Josh to clear up the dispute. No dice! The jail tells us their corrections officers don't wear bodycams.

However, Garson tells us he plans to question the deputy under oath during a hearing this week. As we reported, Josh is in the middle of a federal lawsuit he's filed against Orange County and its Sheriff's Department.

We've called the Sheriff's Dept. for comment ... but no word back yet.

Kim Kardashian Speaks to Rodney Reed on Death Row ... Working to Stop His Execution

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Kim Kardashian is doing more than just tweeting about an upcoming prison execution -- we've learned she's actually spoken with death row inmate Rodney Reed ... and is lobbying to set him free.

Sources with direct knowledge tell TMZ ... Kim spoke with Reed from death row just last week to discuss his scheduled killing on November 20. We're told Kim believes there are new witnesses and evidence to exonerate Reed, and implicate the real killer.

Reed' brother, Rodrick, posted a thank you note to Kim Monday, saying, "I want you to know you are a major God-send to my family - more than you may ever fully realize in this lifetime. You are a blessing to all the families you advocate for. We're so glad you have publicly voiced that you also believe he is innocent."

Our sources say Kim's been working tirelessly behind the scenes to provide legal resources to Reed as he tries to get a stay of execution.

Reed was convicted for the murder of Stacey Stites in Bastrop, TX -- where cops initially said he'd raped, assaulted and strangled her to death. He's maintained his innocence for over 20 years now, and just recently ... a former inmate claimed to know the real murderer.

A guy named Arthur Snow filed a statement with the court alleging Stites' own fiance -- who served time for a different crime -- confessed to him while behind bars that he killed her for sleeping around. Snow says they were both part of the Aryan Brotherhood in prison. Stites' fiance has denied this.

There are other folks who've come forward in recent weeks on Reed's behalf, and there's been a rallying cry to get the case reopened -- which Kim has joined with time running out.

David Schwimmer NYC Home Gets Unwelcome Visit ... By Brick-Wielding Man

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David Schwimmer's home became a landing pad for a guy who pivoted in the wrong direction -- and, unfortunately, he got arrested for it ... TMZ has learned.

A spokesperson for the NYPD tells us that a 29-year-old man named Eric Rosa was arrested early Sunday morning around 12:30 AM ET for criminal possession of a weapon and criminal trespass. So ... what's that got to do with our good friend, Ross Geller, you may ask?

As it turns out, the place this guy was nabbed at happened to be Dave's East Village residence -- a luxurious 6-story house, per online records -- but it doesn't appear to be an attempted break-in or targeted on the face of things ... so Dave should be able to rest easy.

Here's what happened, per law enforcement sources with direct knowledge. We're told Rosa somehow made his way to a high up ledge that connected David's building to a separate neighboring property, and the guy literally fell into Dave's back yard.

You might've guessed it by now ... our law enforcement sources say cops believe the guy was pretty wasted and lost his balance trying to walk between buildings.

Anyway, we're told that while the man was in David's yard ... he found a brick and used it to smash David's window, completely shattering it. Our sources also say that responding officers believed the guy was trying to alert someone that he needed help getting out.

Well, it got somebody's attention alright. We're told a person inside heard the commotion and called 911. BTW, David himself was NOT home during the incident. Still ... pretty freaky.

Our guess is that this fella might've been trying to make his way to the ugly naked guy's place across the way ... and mistakenly dropped in on Ross' crib instead. Doesn't sound like anyone was there for him either until it was too late. Bummer ...

'Supernatural' Star Sam Arrested at His Austin Haunt ... Drunk in Public & Assault

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"Supernatural" star Jared Padalecki was arrested at a club he tends to frequent quite often -- which makes this story all the more ghastly.

Jared -- who plays Sam Winchester on the show, opposite Jensen Ackles -- was busted by cops early Sunday morning in Austin, TX outside of a lounge called Stereotype. Per his booking sheet, he's facing two counts of assault and one count of public intoxication.


Based on video TMZ obtained in the moments leading up to Jared's arrest ... you can see why. The guy was getting physical on the sidewalk, and cops had to get involved.

Eyewitnesses on the scene tell us that at first, Jared allegedly struck a bartender in the face from inside the establishment ... and that a friend tried calming him down outside, but got put into a headlock after a standoff, which you can see here in the footage.

We're also told he got into it with the general manager of the place, and allegedly struck him in the face as well. Eventually, Jared was restrained by police ... but not before pulling out what we're told was a wad of cash, and allegedly flashing it to the officers.

As for Jared's connection to Stereotype -- it's a bit hazy, but he's definitely a regular and might even be an investor too. Local reports suggest he straight-up owns the joint -- he and Jensen own respective businesses in Austin aside from this, BTW -- and we could probably buy that, considering he was there opening night last year, and drops in a lot.

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Jared's bond is set at  $15k -- $5,000 per charge -- but it's unclear for now if he's bailed out yet. We've reached out to his rep ... so far, no official word back.

Ted Danson, Jane Fonda Arrested Over Climate Change Demonstration


Ted Danson has been arrested ... and it's exactly what he was gunning for.

The actor was handcuffed on Capitol Hill Friday during Jane Fonda's third "Fire Drill Fridays" ... a protest focusing on the perils of climate change.


Danson was one of the featured speakers, who addressed a hundred or so protesters before police descended. Jane, Ted and other protesters were arrested for unlawfully demonstrating ... presumably without permits.

Danson has deep roots in the movement. He wrote a book called "Oceana," which describes the environmental problems affecting the world's oceans, caused in part by offshore drilling.

During his speech he joked that he was "Jane's newest trainee," and also took a more serious moment to focus on Jane's movement. He said, "All of this is inconvenient. It's inconvenient for politicians to stop taking money from fossil fuels."

Fonda and others are demanding the passage of the Green New Deal and Environmental Justice. She's going to have weekly demonstrations through early January, and other celebs, scientists and economists are expected to join her. The point is peaceful protest that will end in arrest, to put the spotlight on climate change.

Elliott from 'E.T.' Arrested for DUI Mug Shot Screams 'Ouch'

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10:31 AM PT -- Henry was released on his own recognizance around 9:30 AM this morning.

Elliott from 'E.T.' went from riding a bicycle under the influence of an alien ... to allegedly driving a car under the influence of a terrestrial substance.

Actor Henry Thomas was arrested Monday for DUI in Oregon. The Tualatin PD -- the agency that picked him up -- tells TMZ ... another motorist called 911 around 8:30 PM to report that someone was stopped in the middle of a residential intersection.

We're told that when cops arrived, they found Henry passed out behind the wheel, and officers had to wake him up. Although we're told that Henry's car didn't reek of booze to the police, they took him to the Washington County Jail on suspicion of DUI based on other signs of being intoxicated, which the Tualatin PD wouldn't clearly convey to us.

Either way, he was booked for misdemeanor driving under the influence of intoxicants. Of course, Henry posed for this bleary-eyed mug shot too. As of now, it doesn't seem like he's been released yet. Presumably, cops are letting him sober up in jail.

The guy is obviously most known for his lead role as young Elliott from Steven Spielberg's iconic 1982 film, in which he befriends an extraterrestrial. He's gone on to act in tons of other stuff over the years ... most recently, in Netflix's "The Haunting of Hill House."

When it comes to this though ... ya gotta wonder if Henry was given his one "phone home" call. We can only hope so!!!

Originally Published -- 9:36 AM PT