UFC's Mackenzie Dern Bikini Twerk Sesh ... w/ Hot Brazilian Singer!

TANNING AND TWERKING

Work hard, Twerk harder!

Here's UFC star Mackenzie Dern blowing off some steam on a boat in Mexico -- dancing her ass off with a pretty famous Brazilian singer!

Hey, it's Cinco de Mayo -- why not enjoy yourself, right?!

Mackenzie is coming off a dominant victory over Nina Nunes at "UFC on ABC" back in April ... extending her win streak to 4 in a row!

The 28-year-old is the #5 ranked UFC strawweight becoming a legitimate title threat ... with sites set on challenging Rose Namajunas for the belt one day.

But, for now, she's earned the right to party -- and she's doing just that on a boat in Cancun with her friend Lexa!

FYI, 26-year-old Lexa is pretty huge in Brazil -- she even had her own reality show on MTV a few years back.

Mackenzie is married to Brazilian surfer Wesley Santos. They have one daughter together. But, neither Wes nor the kid seem to be on this trip, which appears to be a fun girls' getaway!

So ... enjoy the time off (and don't forget to hydrate!).

Dallas Restaurant Owner Biz is Good After Twerking Controversy ... I'm Not Changing a Thing

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The old adage "There's no such thing as bad publicity" is ringing true for TRUE Kitchen + Kocktails ... because all's very well after its recent twerking controversy.

The Dallas restaurant's owner, Kevin Kelley, tells TMZ ... the joint's been inundated with requests to dine there since he gained some notoriety for his anti-twerking speech earlier this week.

He says TRUE's been a reservation-only business since they opened 5 months ago, and they're all booked up now for the foreseeable future. More importantly, Kelley says sales have remained strong in wake of what went down ... and he has no plans to change anything up.

The owner tells us ... "I'm glad the public has had a chance to decide what they do and don’t want in their restaurants. The effect on our restaurant has been overwhelmingly positive."

He adds that former Dallas Cowboy Dez Bryant's been a supporter, and says ... "We’ve received an outpouring of support that we did not anticipate online and in person. This lets us know the public believes in our vision for the restaurant and they will support a concept working to fill a void in our communities."

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In case you missed it ... Kelley received both praise and backlash for his stance against twerking in his restaurant, and doubled down -- it's just something he doesn't want at his establishment.

It's not the only thing about TRUE that has sparked disagreement. The latest controversy is over the restaurant's dress code, but once again ... we urge you to take a look and judge for yourself.

Jennifer Grey & Clark Gregg Splitsville ... Announce They're Divorcing

Jennifer Grey and Clark Gregg have separated after nearly 2 decades together ... and say they're heading for divorce.

The "Dirty Dancing" star and her "Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D." star husband announced their split in dual social media posts Friday ... revealing they separated in early 2020 after getting married in July 2001.

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The actors wrote ... "After 19 years together, we separated in january, knowing we’d always be a family who loves, values and cares for each other. we recently made the difficult decision to divorce, but we remain close and are deeply grateful for the life we’ve shared and the wonderful daughter we’ve raised."

They added ... "p.s. totally crying as we post this."

Jennifer and Clark's daughter, Stella, was born in December 2001.

'DWTS' Champ Nyle DiMarco Teaching Chippendales Guys New Moves ... Sign Language!!!

TAKIN' IT OFF
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"Dancing With the Stars" champ Nyle DiMarco is the newest member of the Las Vegas Chippendales squad, but he's already got the veteran dancers learning new moves ... with their hands.

DiMarco's got a 3 and a half week gig with the bare-chested studs, where he'll be the first deaf Chippendales dancer ever. Pretty cool!

Even cooler ... the vet Chippendales dancers are all learning sign language, which will be incorporated into the show.

Nyle had his first costume fitting Monday with dancers Mikey Perez and James Davis, and while it involved more taking off than putting on, Mikey and James seem to have a hold on the new form of communication.

Octomom The STRIPPER Pics

Octomom Nadya Suleman stripped down Friday night like it was her job ... because it was ... and TMZ has obtained the pics to prove it.

After months of anticipation, Octo finally had her first gig as a stripper and hit the stage at Playhouse Gentleman's Club in Hallandale, FL for TWO WHOLE DANCES!!!

Even though her time on stage was short, the mother of 14 went all out -- using costumes, props and we're guessing a gym ... cause girl didn't look half-bad.

Octo went with a couple classic stripper numbers -- dancing as a leather-clad dominatrix (set to Rihanna's song "S&M") and then a naughty, lollipop sucking school girl.

Looks like she's already a pro. Yay?

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