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

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"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.

'Little Women: Atlanta' Star Ashley 'Minnie' Ross Busted for DUI

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"Little Women: Atlanta" star Ashley "Minnie" Ross says she had just 1 beer when she got busted for DUI.

According to a police report obtained by TMZ ... cops in Chattanooga, Tennessee were notified Thursday just before 3 AM of a female slumped over in the driver's seat of an SUV. When cops responded, they woke up the 4'3'' reality star and immediately smelled booze on her breath.

When asked if she had any drinks earlier that night, cops say Minnie told them she had just 1 beer. She was instructed to get outta the car and given a series of field sobriety tests, which she bombed ... swaying and using her arm for balance.

She was asked to recite the alphabet from letter E and stop at W ... but Minnie stopped at Z. She was asked to count backward from 69 and stop at 39 but she stopped at 1.

Despite the very detailed police report ... a source close to Minnie says she passed all of the field sobriety tests and she was texting -- not asleep at the wheel -- when cops showed up.

Minnie was placed under arrest for DUI and taken to Hamilton County Jail without incident. She was later released on bail.

'Little Women: LA' Star Has to Doggy Paddle for Life!!! After Poolside Argument

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IN HOT WATER
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"Little Women: LA" star Christy McGinity got a sad double whammy courtesy of her costar, Tonya Banks ... who metaphorically threw Christy under a bus, then literally into a swimming pool.

Christy and Tonya got into a heated argument after Tonya yapped to all their castmates that Christy was NOT gonna make it to Jasmine Sorge's vow renewal ceremony.

This, of course, pissed off Christy because she didn't get to break the news privately to Jasmine -- and instead was totally embarrassed in the middle of Jasmine's bachelorette party.

Check out the clip ... Tonya was NOT having it and you can pretty much guess what happens next. The scene will play out in Thursday's episode. We'll just say this ... doggy paddle + unicorn horn = hilarious. Every time.

It's been a tough year for Christy, who has also had to deal with drama from her estranged hubby. It was a simpler time in 2018 ... when Christy and Tonya went from upgrading their lady parts to getting in the middle of a massive fooooooood fiiiiiiiiight!!!

'Little Women: LA' Christy Gibel Seeking Order of Protection Against Husband Todd

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"Little Women: LA" star Christy Gibel says she needs court-ordered protection against her husband, and she needs it now ... TMZ has learned.

The reality TV star filed court docs Wednesday in L.A. County asking a judge to grant her a temporary restraining order against her hubby of 5 years -- Todd Gibel.

Our Christy sources claim Todd has been making life for her and her 19-year-old daughter from another relationship miserable in a number of threatening ways. For one, Christy says Todd has been impersonating her via email and shutting her out of her social media accounts. She also suspects he's been ripping up her mail.

On a more petty level ... Christy says Todd's been doing stuff like unnecessarily raising the temperature in the house to unbearable levels. For that reason and others ... Christy says she fears for her life and needs a force field between her and Todd.

The married couple has certainly been going through a tough time lately, as Todd has been battling depression. He told us late last month that he'd be seeking treatment to better his condition -- which he explained was severely affecting his marriage to Christy.

At the time, Todd said ... "Right now Christy and I still live together, but we are just co-existing."

There's been more drama at home, it seems, in recent days -- social media posts Todd's been putting up paint a picture of constant arguing over family coming to visit and their dogs.

Law enforcement sources tell TMZ, Todd even called cops late Sunday night ... complaining about Christy's pup not shutting its yap when her niece came to visit. We're told cops instructed them to figure it out amongst themselves.

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They tried doing that by boarding all three of their dogs up for a day -- Monday, we're told -- but it appears Todd's now fighting with Christy about that too ... saying she's not releasing his own dog, Elvis, to him and holding it hostage against his will.

It's interesting ... if push comes to shove, you gotta wonder who'll have to move out -- as our sources tell us both Todd and Christy are on the lease to their place.

'Little Women: LA' Star Todd Gibel Gets Help to Treat Depression ... It's 'Affected My Marriage'

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"Little Women: LA" star Todd Gibel vows to save his marriage ... but he knows he's gotta take care of himself first, so he's seeking professional help to treat his depression.

Todd tells TMZ ... he noticed signs of depression about 2 years ago but it's significantly gotten worse over the last 6 months to the point it's severely affected his marriage to Christy. Todd says, "Right now Christy and I still live together, but we are just co-existing."

He vows to change that ... beginning with therapy. He started his first session earlier this week. He says Christy once brought up the idea of going to marriage counseling but with ZERO cameras trained on them ... and he hopes she's still up for it once he betters himself.

Todd -- who tied the knot with Christy back in 2014 -- says some signs of his depression include a daily struggle just getting outta bed. He says he also plops himself on the couch and has no motivation. But, then came a pivotal moment that triggered an alarm for help.

Todd tells us it happened last week while sitting on the patio watching his 3 dogs -- Daisy, Elvis and Axel. He says, "One of the dogs [Axel] is lazy and doesn't play with the others and never gets off the couch. When I was on the patio, something changed [with Axel] and he came out to play with the other 2 dogs. And the other dogs were so happy. That's when I realized I needed to change."

The move to seek help comes on the heels of a tumultuous season 7 of 'Little Women.' True fans know how much Todd and Christy have argued -- most notably about her weight and his lack of support -- so now that Todd's getting help is welcomed news for all.

'Little Women' Star Briana Renee Pickup Truck Cut Me Off!!! My Car's Destroyed

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3:46 PM PT -- We spoke to Briana who tells us her body's in a lot of pain but otherwise doing okay. She says she's waiting for the shock to settle and is currently being looked after in the hospital.

Briana Renee's car -- or what's left of it -- looks like she should've severely injured when she slammed into a pickup truck ... but by some miracle, she's okay.

TMZ obtained these pics of the ex "Little Women: LA" star's Audi after she got into a car wreck Friday in Temecula, CA. The front end of her ride, especially on the driver's side, is crushed.

Brianna says she was doing about 35 MPH when a pickup truck unexpectedly turned left in front of her. She says the impact felt like hitting a brick wall. The car looks like she did, too.

Briana says her airbag did not deploy, but still ... she felt like an angel had unfolded a cushion to protect her from slamming into her steering wheel. She was alone in the car.

We're told she went to a hospital briefly to get checked out. She's home recovering now, but still "sore from head to back."

'Little Women: LA' Jasmine Arteaga ... Itsy Bitsy Teenie Weenie Bikini

Now THAT'S an itsy bitsy teenie weenie bikini!!!

"Little Women: LA" star Jasmine Arteaga Sorge took a trip down to the beautiful sands of Hermosa Beach, CA ... where she showed off her curves and looked pretty in pink. Jasmine kept it cool as she took a dip in the ocean and laid out to catch some rays.

So, take a break from your day and enjoy this gallery of Jasmine trying to beat the heat in L.A.'s summer temps!

'Little Women: LA' Star Exploding with Joy After Vaginal Rejuvenation!

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IT'S A WIN-WIN!
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"Little Women: LA" star Christy McGinity Gibel could hardly keep it together describing what things are like downstairs after her vaginal rejuvenation procedure ... and ya can't blame her!!

We got Christy leaving PUMP in WeHo and she was thrilled to give us an update on her recent operation. ICYMI ... Christy and her co-star, Tonya Banks, recently decided to get a little lady parts tune-up.

We thought the procedure would put her out of commission for a while -- admittedly, we're not doctors -- but Christy proudly says that's not the case. In fact, she says the procedure's enhanced her OMGs and put a stop to a more, um ... embarrassing situation.

'Little People, Big World' Mom Baby, I Got Back ... And I Used it on a Cruise!!!

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MAKIN' A SPLASH
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Amy Roloff knows how to do vacation the right way -- dance your ass off as much as possible ... and enter a cannonball contest.

The matriarch of "Little People, Big World" didn't let her stature stop her from grabbing the spotlight Wednesday on a cruise ship in the Caribbean. Amy was shaking her booty and having a blast before she took the plunge in the competition.

We're told the top finishers got prizes sent to their rooms, and based on the size of Amy's splash, it's no surprise she didn't win ... but she did come in third!

It's unclear what prize she got, but the reality show mom def won some respect for going for it.

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Amy departed for the tropical getaway with her bf, real estate agent Chris Marek, a few days ago. As we reported ... Amy and her ex-husband, Matt, finalized their divorce about 2 years ago.

'Little Women' Atlanta vs. Dallas Wet 'N' Wild Fight

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NO SMALL BRAWL
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A clash has been a brewin' between the casts of "Little Women: Atlanta" and its Dallas sister show thanks to a bunch of online trash talking, and -- no surprise -- things got real physical.

The fight broke out between Atlanta's Sam Ortiz and Dallas' Caylea Woodbury during a talent showcase being thrown by Ms. Juicy for the new season of 'LW:ATL.'

Caylea, who raps under the alias Lil Twrk, came up from the Big D with her rapper BF D'Quan Cage to participate, but things got outta hand.

The casts from the 2 cities have been going at it for awhile, and while D'Quan gets points for chivalry, someone's not leaving with a dry eye ... or rather, just dry.

'Little Women: LA' Star Christy Gibel Sues M.D.s You Botched My Spinal Surgery

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One of the stars of "Little Women: LA" is taking a bunch of doctors to court for a BIG payday ... 'cause she claims they screwed up her neck in surgery.

Christy Gibel just sued some M.D.s from a surgery center in Beverly Hills called 90210 Surgery Medical Center as well as Cedars-Sinai and other private practices, claiming the whole lot screwed up a spinal cord surgery she underwent with them in 2016.

In the docs, obtained by TMZ, Christy says she went under last November for a procedure called an anterior discectomy and spinal cord decompression, and during a couple post-op visits ... the doctors overseeing the matter misled her despite worsening symptoms.

She says she felt her left eye drooping, and her tongue swelling, and was unable to speak for a while -- all of which she says she was told would subside over time ... but it didn't. She also claims they admitted her jugular vein was nicked during surgery.

The reality star is suing for negligence and asking for an unspecified amount in damages and medical costs related to the alleged botched surgery. We've reached out to 90210 and Cedars ... so far, no word back.

'Little Women: Dallas' Who's My Baby Daddy? Wooda Ya Like to Know!

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The "Little Women: Dallas" reunion went full Maury Povich when Bri Barlup revealed her ex, Wooda, is the guy who knocked her up ... and he ain't happy about it.

The reunion doesn't air until December, but we're told the taping ended with Wooda storming off the set. Producers brought him out as a surprise guest, and he was blindsided by Bri's baby bombshell.

We're told there was a chance the father was another dude Bri had been dating after they broke up ... so Wooda is demanding a paternity test. The exes already have a kid, 3-year-old Malik.

As for Bri, we're told she's ecstatic about keeping her baby daddy count at 1.

'Little Women: Dallas' Poppin Bottles and Gettin' Rich In New Rap Music Videos

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"Little Women: Dallas" stars Emily Fernandez and Bri Barlup are following in Cardi B's footsteps ... jumping from reality TV to rappers flaunting big stacks in their new music video.

We got an exclusive clip of Emily and Bri -- emcees Right Cheek and Left Cheek -- in their new "Get Rich" vid. It's the follow-up to their debut, "Poppin Bottles," which has racked up almost 10 million views in a couple months.

Remember, Bri is several months pregnant, but you can see it didn't slow her flow during production. We know what you're thinking, but we're told this isn't just a lame plotline for the show -- the ladies are dead serious about hip-hop.

They've even reached out to Snoop Dogg and Wiz Khalifa to collab, but no word back. Yet.

'Little Women: Couples Retreat' 'Monkey Ass' Slur Sparks Showdown

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STRAIGHT TO THE GROUND
Lifetime

Tempers are flaring on the set of 'Little Women: Couples Retreat' after a white cast member called a black cast member a "monkey ass."

TMZ got this clip of Lifetime's "Little Women: LA" spin-off where Lila is basically asking to get dropped ... by repeatedly hurling the racial slur against Tonya Banks.

There's some tense moments of posturing and threats, before someone gets knocked off her high horse -- or high chair, in this case. Production sources tell us the loser in this scrap suffered a minor head injury and had to be hospitalized while shooting in Puerto Rico.

'Little Women: LA' Star Little Bit O' Lace, Big Sex Appeal ... Check Me out, Maxim!

"Little Women: LA" star Briana Renee is only 3'8" but isn't letting her height stop her from pursuing a career in modeling.

Briana's aiming to be the first little person to become a big-time model, and got in front of a camera to prove her skills. She chose to do mostly lingerie shots because her ultimate goal is to be a Maxim cover girl.

We're told the Briana's career pivot might play out on the show next season. No pressure though.

'Little Women: Dallas' Our Bar Fights Are Bigger In Texas

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BRAWLIN'
Lifetime

Two "Little Women: Dallas" cast members opened a can of whoop ass on each other during filming and it ended with a human dogpile.

We got the footage of Amanda Loy and Brichelle Humphrey goin' down swinging at the Henderson Tap House in Big D.

It all started after Bri accused Amanda, who's a bodybuilder, of taking steroids ... and things escalated quickly.

Looks like they just took a page out of L.A.'s playbook.