Tamar Braxton I'm Officially Single!!!


Tamar Braxton is hitting the open market ... because a judge just ruled she's officially single. 

According to new legal docs obtained by TMZ ... the judge in her divorce with estranged husband Vincent Herbert changed their marital status and deemed them both single, even though they have yet to finalize the split of all their assets.

We broke the story ... the singer filed for divorce from Vincent back in October 2017 following nearly 9 years of marriage. 

Tamar and Vincent started dating way back in 2003 after they were introduced by her sister, Toni Braxton, who was working with the record exec. 

They got married in 2008 and have one child together, 6-year-old Logan Vincent. Tamar is 42 and Vincent is 46.

Tamar asked the judge in April to change her marital status to single ... and now she's finally got her wish.

'Bachelor' Creator Mike Fleiss Files for Divorce


'Bachelor' creator Mike Fleiss could end up on his own show, because TMZ has learned he just filed for divorce.

According to legal docs, Fleiss, whose net worth is around $100 mil -- maybe more -- has a prenup with wife Laura Kaeppeler. We're told last year alone Fleiss made around $25 mil.

The couple has a 4-year-old son and he is asking for joint legal and physical custody.

Fleiss, who's repped by Disso Queen Laura Wasser, will pay Kaeppeler, who won Miss America in 2012, both child and spousal support -- and that's all spelled out in the prenup.

Mike and Laura, who share an estate in Malibu, were married in 2014. The ceremony was officiated by "The Bachelor" host Chris Harrison.

Fleiss rules the roost over one of the most successful reality franchises in TV history. "The Bachelor" debuted in 2002 and is going into season 24. "The Bachelorette" is in Season 15. 

Matt Lauer Annette Files Divorce Settlement ... Judge to Make it Final

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Matt Lauer and Annette Roque are one signature away from being legally single.

Annette filed divorce docs Tuesday in Suffolk County, NY and, according to court records, Matt's not contesting. Makes sense ... last month, the couple reportedly hammered out a settlement that has her walking away with $20 million in assets. 

It's unclear exactly how they're splitting up their properties -- they've got a ton in NY state and even New Zealand -- but the NY Post reported Annette's getting their horse farm in the Hamptons.

The couple split up back in 2017 after Matt was fired from 'Today' over a slew of sexual harassment allegations at NBC. 

Matt and Annette, and of course their lawyers, hashed out the division of their assets in private before filing the paperwork with the court. Annette's attorney, John Teitler, confirms to TMZ that the matter has been settled.

Now, they just need the judge to sign off and they'll be ready to mingle, as they say. Court officials say there's no timeline on when they'll get that stamp of approval -- there's no waiting period, it just depends on the judge's workload. 

Sherri Shepherd If I Had Superpowers ... I'd Zap Lamar into the Workforce


Sherri Shepherd's ex-husband says she's preventing him from getting work by constantly bashing him -- but Sherri says if she did have that kinda power ... she'd put it in reverse.

The ex-'View' co-host was at LAX this weekend, where a pap asked her how she felt about Lamar Sally firing back after her scathing interview with D.L. Hughley -- in which she labeled him as a "sorry-ass dude" that she only married out of loneliness. 

Lamar told us that's BS, accusing her of being vindictive and bitter ... adding that they brought a child into the world out of a loving relationship. Sherri has disavowed their kid.

As for his claim that she's effectively blackballed him from getting any writing gigs, Sherri's got a rebuttal -- she says she doesn't have the ability to make that happen, but if she did ... Sherri would flip it in Lamar's favor, so he can stop mooching off of her. 

She must be talking about that $4,100 a month she pays Lamar in child support -- something she believes he was angling for all along, even before they opted to hire a surrogate

Sherri drops another nugget about Lamar's work history here, alleging that he'd been out of work when she first got with him ... despite the fact he's a talented writer, as she puts it.

The pap suggests Sherri's the reason Lamar ever got any work at all, and she snaps back with the best comeback. #SingleForaReason

VS Model Shanina Shaik Files to Divorce DJ Ruckus


1:50 PM PT -- We've obtained the divorce docs which outline the pair was together from April 28, 2018 until June 25, 2019. Shanina wants spousal support ... and the couple has a prenup. The docs cite irreconcilable differences as the reason for the split. 

Shanina Shaik is done with her marriage to DJ Ruckus ... 'cause she wants a divorce just a year after getting hitched. 

The Victoria's Secret model just filed the paperwork Tuesday in L.A. County Court, asking a judge for a dissolution of marriage. She and Ruckus tied the knot last year, and have no kids together. 

It's unclear for now if she's asking for spousal support, but one thing that is certain ... she wants out. They officially separated last month, telling the media, "They move forward with much mutual respect and love for each other, and ask to please respect their privacy during this time." 

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Shanina posted about her journey earlier Wednesday, captioning her photo, "Difficult roads often lead to beautiful destinations." Shanina and Ruckus got engaged in late 2015 while vacationing on Lenny Kravitz's private island.

BTW, don't confuse Shanina as a relative of Irina Shayk -- who also reportedly went through a major split with baby daddy Bradley Cooper earlier this year. 

Both attractive, both models, but completely different genes.

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Sherri Shepherd's Ex Your Scathing Interview Trashing Me ... Just Proof You're Vindictive

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Sherri Shepherd's ex is nuclear over her scathing radio interview targeting him ... and he's accusing her of being vindictive and bitter.

Lamar Sally is clapping back days after Sherri hopped on D.L. Hughley's radio show and eviscerated Lamar ... saying she married the "sorry-ass dude" because she was lonely in the early days of her career on "The View."

Lamar tells TMZ ... Sherri's got it twisted, saying, "I will not have you lie that the only reason you married me and brought our son into the world was because you were lonely or horny. We had a good marriage and our son was conceived out of love from both parents."

Sherri confessed during the interview that just about everyone -- from Whoopi Goldberg to Steve Harvey -- told her to give Lamar the boot. Sherri said the red flags seemed obvious to all, including to Whoopi who decided NOT to attend Lamar and Sherri's wedding in 2011. It took less than 3 years for Sherri to file for divorce ... and then things got really nasty.

As we reported ... Sherri claimed Lamar defrauded her into getting a surrogate to carry a baby, just so he could get child support. She ended up shelling out $4,100 per month but she's disavowed their 5-year-old son, Lamar Jr. ever since.


On that note ... Lamar says Sherri abandoning their son is between her and her God. Lamar adds he's been put through hell over the last few years ... claiming Sherri's lied about his character and sabotaged his career. He says she effectively blackballed him from getting TV writing gigs, but he doesn't get specific. 

Lamar also offers some parting words -- "Go back to therapy and work on the real issues that is plaguing you and leave us alone ... and stop beings so bitter. I'm praying for you."

'Little Women: LA' Christy Gibel Seeks Annulment Claiming Sexless Marriage, Fraud ... Todd Calls BS


"Little Women: LA" star Christy Gibel wants an annulment ... 5 years after getting married, and her reasons are pretty damming.

Christy's filed new legal docs asking the court to annul her marriage to Todd ... court records show. The couple got married on May 16, 2014, and they've had a turbulent relationship almost from the get-go, but things have really escalated out of control.

Sources close to Christy tell TMZ ... she wants an annulment for 2 reasons -- the marriage was NEVER consummated and she's accusing him of financial fraud. Our Christy sources claim Todd opened credit card accounts and took out loans under her name without her consent.

We know what you're thinking ... how can an annulment be filed after years of marriage? In California, a person can get an annulment if there's proof it was fraudulently induced.

Christy now wants out of a sexless marriage that saw her run to court to get a protection order against him. She claimed he was making life a living hell for her and her 19-year-old daughter from another relationship.

We've reached out to Todd, who tells TMZ ... it's been a while since they've had sex, but they've DEFINITELY had sex during the marriage. As for her accusations of financial crimes ... he says that will all come out in court. He adds his attorney has advised him not to talk about it until then.

As true 'Little Women' fans know ... the estranged couple talked about trying to have a baby. Christy's daughter even acknowledged hearing them knocking boots. Our Christy sources say ... baby-making-talk was all just part of the show. They ultimately focused on trying surrogacy, but they never went through with it.

'OITNB' Star Lorraine Toussaint Files for Divorce


"Orange is the New Black" star Lorraine Toussaint is bailing out of her marriage ... she's filed for divorce.

According to court records ... Lorraine filed her divorce petition Thursday in Los Angeles to make the split from her husband, Robert Michael Tomlinson, official, legally.

According to the docs they have no minor children together ... although there have been reports they have a teenage daughter. They were married on June 25, 2017.

Lorraine is asking the court to award her spousal support, and to block the court's ability to award support the other way around.

Lorraine played inmate Yvonne "Vee" Parker on season 2 on the hit Netflix show, 'OITNB.' She's also appeared on many other TV shows ... including "Where I Live," "Amazing Grace," "Law & Order," "Judging Amy," "Ugly Betty" and "Friday Night Lights."

But, Vee was definitely her breakout role -- she even won a 2015 SAG Award for it, along with her co-stars. Lorraine also garnered rave reviews from TV Guide and Vanity Fair.

She's also done several films, and got praise for her role in "Selma."

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Wendy Williams It's All Good Vibes for Show Staff ... Since Kevin Left!!!


"The Wendy Williams Show" has never been better -- as far as the staff is concerned -- and it's all due to her estranged husband's departure.

As you know, Wendy is going through a divorce with Kevin Hunter, who was a producer of her talk show until he left in April amid their rising relationship drama. According to sources close to the TV show ... the collective feeling about his departure was GOOD RIDDANCE.

We're told several staff members called Kevin leaving a "breath of fresh air" ... and say the work environment has been 100 percent less hostile. Our sources say Hunter was notorious for being overly controlling and unpleasant, and had employees in constant fear of being fired.

Kevin's exit has had a huge positive impact on Wendy too. We're told she seemed back to her regular, down to earth self in the final weeks of taping before the show went on hiatus ... and you'd never know she was going through a nasty divorce by the way she was on set.


Williams has been enjoying her single life lately -- especially with her new, young "friend," Marc Tomblin -- but the ex-couple have also been exchanging barbs as their divorce moves ahead.

Wendy accused Kevin of keeping her cooped up at home and treating her like a "show pony," and he fired back by calling her lazy.

There's also the issue between Kevin and their son, Kevin Jr., which isn't any closer to being mended.

All that aside, it seems like everyone working for Wendy is happy and rejuvenated, and we're told they're excited to get back to filming the show after its break ... sans Kevin, of course.

Pro Wrestling Stars Famously Engaged In Ring ... Getting Divorced


Welp, the pro wrestling stars whose in-ring engagement went viral -- racking up millions of views -- are now getting DIVORCED ... a little more than 3 years after the famous proposal.

Joey Ryan -- aka Joseph Ryan Meehan -- bent the knee and popped the question to Laura James back in February 2016 ... right in the middle of their Finest City Wrestling match in San Diego.

James -- shocked by the moment -- said yes ... and the two were all set to live happily ever after outside of the squared circle.

But, according court docs obtained by TMZ Sports, the couple separated just 11 months after getting married in November 2017 ... and officially filed for divorce Tuesday.

James stated in the docs that the two are callin' it quits because of "irreconcilable differences."

The two are pretty famous in the wrestling world ... Joey Ryan has had matches in the WWE and is well known for his penis finishing move (for real, watch the clip).

As for James ... she's been a star in Lucha VaVOOM and Global Force Wrestling matches for several years.

At least she'll always have the ring ... wrestling ring.

Wendy Williams Hanging Out With New Guy in L.A. ... Taking Him To NYC


Wendy Williams met a young hotshot in Los Angeles ... and now she's taking him with her back to New York.

Sources close to Wendy tell TMZ ... the beloved talk show host met her new hunk Saturday when she was kicking it with Blac Chyna during her Cali vacation, and while she's not ready to jump into a relationship just yet, she likes him enough to keep him around.


Turns out, Wendy's mystery man is the same guy who was riding with her Sunday night, when a photog caught up with them at Roscoe's Chicken & Waffles. He's in his late 20s, and doesn't have any kids.

As you know ... Wendy's dealing with a lot of family drama, she's in the middle of divorcing husband Kevin Hunter and her son recently got arrested for punching his dad. We're told Wendy's feeling vulnerable right now, and being with someone new is making her feel better about herself.

Wendy's already showing him off on social media, posting a pic of them holding hands with some interesting hashtags ... #oldenoughtobeyourmother, #verysexyman and #mynewlife.

Wendy Williams Cries Over Family Drama Yes, I Want Peace for My Son and Ex!!!


Wendy Williams insists she and her estranged husband can get along for the sake of their son -- but right now the family turmoil is taking its toll, and leaving her in tears.

The beloved talk show host was wrapping up her weekend in L.A. with a Sunday night food run at Roscoe's Chicken & Waffles when a photog asked if we'll ever see her and Kevin Hunter make peace. She started with, "Please don't make me cry" ... and then spilled the tea.

Referring to the fight between Kevin and their son, she says, "Stuff happens in life" ... and "Everybody's gotta grow up."

Wendy declared that she and Kevin would not let their divorce get in the way of sharing their son's future milestones.

It's interesting ... our production sources at Wendy's show say she's been in good spirits, and been great to work with since filing for divorce. But, it's clear Wendy's going through all sorts of emotions, and they poured out Sunday night.


It's not all bad though -- Wendy had some fun in L.A. ... hanging at the Pride Festival with Blac Chyna, and even made a cameo on the TMZ Celebrity Tour bus.

She filled us in on what she didn't get to do during her West Coast swing, and shared some of her talk show host magic with the bus.

Come back anytime, Wendy!

Wendy Williams' Son Bad Blood After Fight with Dad ... They're Still Not Speaking


Wendy Williams' estranged husband is no closer to making amends with their son, Kevin Jr., after the father-son scuffle ... and Kevin Hunter Sr. feels Wendy isn't helping the situation.

Sources close to the family tell TMZ ... Kevin Sr. has made no headway toward patching things up since the fight that ended with Junior's arrest. We're told he's getting iced out, despite several attempts to reach out and talk to his son.

We're told Wendy's ex thinks he and his son should settle their differences on their own -- but he believes Wendy is behind the decision to go radio silent.

We broke the story ... Kevin Jr. was arrested for assault for punching his father in the nose in a New Jersey parking lot after Sr. put him in a headlock. The fight allegedly stemmed from an argument over the divorce, and Kevin demanding spousal support from Wendy.

Hunter told us afterward he loves his son and was not going to pursue the matter legally, and he's committed to fixing the relationship. We're told he understands their son is being protective of his mother through the divorce, but he still wants to make peace.

Meanwhile, Wendy's looking happy to put her ex in her rear view. She was out in L.A. last week, flaunting her huge diamond flower ring and talking biz with TV execs.


She even made an appearance Saturday in L.A. for a Pride event alongside Blac Chyna, who we know Wendy's tight with and has been shadowing as she navigates single life.

Wendy Williams Divorce Be Damned ... I'm Still Rocking Huge Diamonds!!!


12:44 PM PT -- Turns out the thing Wendy ISN'T giving up during her divorce is her taste for glam. We've learned that ring on that notorious finger is not her original wedding ring, but some very serious flower bling nonetheless.

Wendy Williams isn't letting an ugly breakup and divorce get in the way of a beautiful, massive diamond ring ... and she's making sure everyone knows it.

Wendy's out on the left coast and Thursday night we got her outside Craig's, where she was having a business dinner. Photogs quickly noticed her gajillion-carat wedding ring -- hard not to, it's blinding -- and asked her about it, point-blank.

Watch the vid ... she doesn't speak much, but she says a lot by blatantly flaunting the ring to cameras.

As you know Wendy filed to divorce Kevin Hunter back in April, shortly after he and his alleged mistress had a baby. It's been a nasty split ... with Kevin getting booted from his job as executive producer on her talk show -- and more recently getting into a fight with their son, Kevin Jr.

Despite all of that, Wendy's continued rocking the rock, on and off TV. Don't read anything into it, though -- our Wendy sources say there's absolutely no reconciliation going down.

Husbands come and go, but y'know what they say about a girl's BFF.

Joey Fatone Tells Wife 'Bye, Bye, Bye' Files for Divorce

Joey Fatone is ending things with his wife of nearly 15 years, filing for divorce ... TMZ has confirmed.

The 'NSYNC star filed legal docs on May 13 in Florida stating he wants out of his marriage with Kelly Baldwin. They got married in September 2004 and have two kids together. Joey told Us Weekly at the Critics' Choice Awards he'd been separated and was going through divorce.

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He attended the shindig with his GF, Izabel Araujo, whom he's been in a relationship for a little over 4 years. They celebrated their anniversary back in October. Izabel's posted TONS of pics with Joey on her Instagram and they've gone on some dope vacations together.

Further proof Joey and Izabel have been serious ... she attended last year's ceremony when 'NSYNC got its star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame.

Joey and Kelly had been dating on and off for about 10 years before tying the knot. This was Joey's first marriage.

'Fast N' Loud' Richard Rawlings Divorce in My Rear View ... Meet New 'Love of My Life'!!!


"Fast N' Loud" star Richard Rawlings likes to move fast -- he's in the fast cars biz after all -- and introducing to the world his new bae and love of his life.

We got Richard out Sunday leaving Craig's in WeHo where we couldn't help but notice him surrounded by two beautiful ladies but only one who revs his engine ... his new, smokin' hot GF!! The other equally gorgeous woman is his pal and fellow car-freak, Courtney Hansen, host of the History Channel's "The Ride That Got Away."

Check out the vid ... Richard makes it crystal clear he's met the one ... just weeks after his divorce was finalized.

We broke the story ... Richard filed for divorce back in March. He'd been married to Suzanne Rawlings twice ... first in 1999 and then again in 2015.

No doubt about it ... Richard's moved on and already off the market and seems like he's down for the count.

BTW ... Richard gives us an update on his beloved Dodge Challenger SRT Hellcat that was stolen from him back in September 2018.

Not sure what he's happier about ... the Hellcat or his new girl. Our money's on bae.