Lara Trump Changed RNC Speech ... Post-Assassination Attempt

SHOOTING CHANGED EVERYTHING

Lara Trump says she changed her RNC speech after someone tried taking out her father-in-law ... and the one she gave instead certainly resonated, especially with him.

Donald Trump's daughter-in-law -- who's married to his son, Eric Trump, and who serves as a co-chair for the Republican National Committee -- stepped up to the podium Tuesday at the party's convention in Milwaukee and delivered what many are calling powerful remarks.

Take a listen ... right out of the gate, LT acknowledges she had a very different speech written out before DT was shot on Saturday -- and she reflected on how seeing that felt.

Donald Trump Jr. at RNC Dad Joked About Getting Shot ... Post-Assassination Attempt

DAD'S A BADASS
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Donald Trump Jr. says his dad was having a bit of a chuckle after he got shot this weekend in what the feds say was an assassination attempt ... which is very uniquely DT.

The ex-Prez's son was at the Republican National Convention Monday and he talked to CNN about the immediate aftermath of the shooting -- when Thomas Matthew Crooks opened fire on Trump but missed ... only to be shot and killed himself almost immediately after.

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SHOTS FIRED

Here, Don Jr. explains what was happening from his end of things -- saying he tried getting a hold of his father directly ... but couldn't get through at all for about an hour and a half.

Patrick & Brittany Mahomes Baby No. 3 Is On The Way!!!

THIRD TIME'S THE CHARM
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Patrick Mahomes and his wife, Brittany, are expecting another baby!!

The Kansas City Chiefs superstar announced Friday morning Britt's pregnant with child No. 3 ... and they revealed the amazing news in a super cute way.

On Instagram, the couple shared a video of them holding a sonogram ... as their two children played around on the ground nearby.

Ariana Grande's Brother My Sister's Not a Cannibal!!!

Frankie Grande is jumping to Ariana Grande's defense over some viral cannibalism claims on TikTok -- all cooked up to scare fans away from buying her concert tickets.

Ariana's big bro took to X Thursday to fire at fans spreading rumors that cops found human remains in his sister's starter house years ago ... cackling over the crazy claims.

SAY WHAT?!
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If you haven't seen the original TikTok, check it out ... it's a social media user making the claims without providing any sort of evidence to back up the point -- but, some people took it as fact and started pushing the rumor anyway.

Diddy Mom Hospitalized Suffering Chest Pains

Diddy's mother is hospitalized in South Florida after experiencing chest pains ... TMZ has learned.

Janice Combs was rushed to the hospital on Wednesday after she complained about discomfort in her chest ... according to sources close to Diddy. It's still unclear exactly what caused the pain, but we're told she's going to remain in the hospital for at least another day.

Our sources say Diddy was in Miami at the time, and at his mom's request, went to the hospital to be by her side. We're told Janice believes the pain is related to stress over her son's legal woes ... including the federal investigation and multiple civil lawsuits.

Britney Spears Felt Ex Paul Was Using Her ... Brother Bryan Moves In With Her

Britney Spears and Paul Soliz called it quits on their relationship almost a month ago, after she came to the realization he was riding her coattails ... and now she's got a new roomie.

Sources with direct knowledge tell TMZ … Britney and Paul split around 3 weeks ago, and they were dunzo once the singer realized her former maintenance worker-turned-boyfriend was only using her for the luxurious lifestyle.

The reasoning here certainly jibes with what Britney alluded to in her recent Instagram post putting Paul on blast and declaring herself "single as f***."

Barron Trump Makes Surprise Appearance On Campaign Trail For The Donald

that's my boy
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Barron Trump made a surprise appearance at his father's campaign rally in Florida Tuesday night, and he quickly became the crowd favorite ... even briefly overshadowing The Donald.

18-year-old Barron was sitting in the front row near the stage where Donald was giving a speech to the packed audience at his Doral golf course in Miami as he seeks a second term as president of the United States.

Donald  -- standing at a podium with a mic -- introduced Barron and told him to stand up, which he did.

LeBron James Praises Bronny ... 'He Doesn't Give A F***' About Critics

LeBron James says his son's mind is already NBA-ready ... revealing this week Bronny James does not care one bit about the opinions of his haters.

In fact, the Lakers superstar said in a sit-down interview with ESPN this weekend his teenage boy "doesn't give a f***" about any of the outside noise.

"He doesn't," LBJ said. "Bronny plays. He works his tail off. When he goes home, he plays video games."

Judy Belushi-Pisano John Belushi's Widow Dead at 73

Judy Belushi-Pisano -- an actress and producer who was married to legendary comedian John Belushi -- has died ... according to posts on John's official social media.

A Facebook and Instagram post shared early Saturday morning announced the tragic news ... saying Judy recently passed away while lauding her for her creative genius and for honoring John in the decades following his overdose death.

The social media posts also mention Judy's involvement with "The Blues Brothers" -- the iconic musical-comedy film starring JB and Dan Aykroyd which Judy was helping to make into a television series, according to IMDb. No cause of death has been revealed.

Emma Roberts Nepotism Has Never Landed Me Gigs ... Family Has Lost Me Jobs!!!

Emma Roberts is doubling down on how nepo baby status ain't all it's cracked up to be ... claiming once again it's lost her jobs -- but never helped her land one.

The actress sat down for an interview with the magazine Flaunt that dropped earlier this week, and she reflected on being a nepo baby ... totally laughing off the idea she's getting help with her career from her dad Eric or aunt Julia Roberts.

ER says, "I’ve lost more jobs than I’ve gained from being in the business. People have opinions and sometimes maybe they’re not good opinions of people in your family. I’ve never gotten a job because of it, I know I definitely have lost a couple of jobs because of it."

MARLON WAYANS L.A. AREA HOME BURGLARIZED ... Keenen Home at the Time

A not-so-funny situation for Marlon Wayans and his famously comedic family -- cops say his L.A.-area crib is the latest target of burglars.

Law enforcement sources tell TMZ Marlon wasn't home, but his brother Keenen Ivory Wayans was around 2:30 AM last Saturday when 2 brazen thieves hit the house.

We're told they snuck into his backyard, shattered a back window and entered the house.

'DOUBLING DOWN WITH THE DERRICOS' Karen & Deon Moved Into Dream Home Months Before Divorce

Karen and Deon Derrico's grand finale on TLC showed them moving into their dream home -- a heartwarming moment, but as we first told you ... it's also a very dated one, as they divorced months later.

In the "Doubling Down With the Derricos" season 5 finale Tuesday, viewers watched as the family finally moved their 14 kids into their new Vegas abode after facing the hardship of the delayed relocation throughout the season ... which led to significant strain for the now exes.

NEW HOUSE NEW MEMORIES
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In one tense moment, Deon admitted in a confessional, "We are really and truly grateful to finally be here because there's been a lot of tension between Karen and I."

Ivanka Trump Breaks Silence On Dad's Conviction ... 'Painful To Experience'

DARK TIMES
Lex Fridman Podcast

Ivanka Trump is addressing her father's felony conviction for the first time ... saying it's agonizing to see what's happening to her pops.

Donald Trump's daughter was clearly impacted by his New York trial, in which he was found guilty on all 34 counts of falsifying business records in the hush money case -- telling the "Lex Fridman Podcast," "It's painful to experience, but ultimately, I wish it didn't have to be this way."

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JUST A BUSINESS EXPENSE!!!
Fox News

Lex Fridman asked her about all the legal turmoil going on with Donald and how it's impacting her.

Guess Whose Baby Bump Selfie!

Can you guess which reality television star shared this baby bump selfie on social media? You've seen her interviewing other celebs on the red carpet, but lately, she's been layin' low in sweats. This will be her and her hubby's 2nd 'Bachelor' baby. Can you guess the pregnant celeb in the pic?

O.J. SIMPSON Nicole & Ron's Families Slam 'Memoriam' ... 'Insensitive' of BET Awards

Nicole Brown Simpson and Ron Goldman's families are slamming O.J. Simpson's "In Memoriam" tribute at the BET Awards ... calling it entirely inappropriate.

Fred Goldman, Ron's father, tells TMZ he can't wrap his head around the O.J. tribute ... saying there was absolutely no positive spin on his inclusion in the segment, which was introduced as honoring Black excellence lost in the last year.

MIXED REACTIONS
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Fred insists, even though they probably won't, BET should issue an apology ... telling us, "I think they shouldn't include anyone of that caliber -- a wife beater, murderer … can't imagine why they would include someone like that."

Usher Curse-Filled BET Awards Speech Censored ... Rips Absentee Fathers!!!

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12:23 PM PT -- BET is blaming an "audio malfunction" for Usher's muted speech and ponied up an apology via The Hollywood Reporter.

Usher got deep reliving hardships of his life and career during the 2024 BET Awards -- but the TV audience missed much of his Lifetime Achievement speech, because he made the censors work overtime!!!

Fans posted their frustration on social media and it was clear why they were upset -- BET was forced to mute big chunks of his speech, due to Usher dropping some colorful language.

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