Ray J I'm Kinda Getting Back with Princess ... Miami's Right for Us!!!


Ray J and Princess Love might have just needed a change of scenery ... they're working on reuniting as a couple down in Miami, where they're planting some island roots.

The 'Love & Hip Hop' star joined us on "TMZ Live" to talk about tonight's 'L&HH' reunion show, and he dropped a few bombshells about his tumultuous relationship.

Ray J says he and Princess are living together with their children despite being in the middle of a divorce ... and while he stops short of declaring they're back together, he makes it clear they're really close to it.

Lots of the family drama went down in Los Angeles and Las Vegas, and it seems Ray's leaving their baggage back West -- because they're in Miami now and loving the vibe.

As for the 'L&HH' family reunion mini-series, premiering tonight on VH1, Ray says it's going to be like an atomic bomb with so many outspoken personalities from all the franchises under one roof.

Watch what he says here, because it sounds like he might be thinking about jumping to a new 'L&HH' address.

Ray J & Princess Love Let's Have Baby #3!!! ... Who Cares We're Getting Divorced???


Ray J and Princess Love are in the middle of a divorce ... but that's clearly not stopping them from possibly producing a third baby. But, slow your roll ... the process wouldn't be all fun and games.

The 'Love & Hip Hop' stars openly talked about the possibility during the show's four-part special dubbed, 'Secrets Unlocked.' It's set to air on Jan. 4 on VH1. The news, at first, seemed to take Ray J by surprise, but hold your horses ... 'cause it seems Princess Love's thinking this is strictly a business transaction.

Translation: she wants Ray J's swimmers ... and his swimmers only.

This, of course, is interesting considering their divorce drama. As you'll recall ... Princess Love filed for divorce back in May, only to later drop it after they reconciled. Four months later ... Ray J filed divorce papers and far as we know, that case rolls on.

Remember, they have 2 kids together -- daughter Melody and son Epik. They've continued to co-parent together and are clearly cordial enough to have done the VH1 special together.

But, a third baby? That took everyone by surprise ... including Erica Mena who has a similar request from her hubby, Safaree. Things got wild ... and all Karlie Redd, Mendeecees and Yandy Smith-Harris needed was some popcorn 'cause things sure were popping off.

Ray J Files for Divorce from Princess Love ... Wants Prenup to Stand

2:13 PM PT -- 9/15 -- According to the divorce docs, obtained by TMZ, Ray is asking for joint custody of their kids and wants the judge to uphold their prenup.

Ray J and Princess Love look like they're calling off their marriage once -- okay twice -- and for all ... but this time he's making the big move.

Ray J filed divorce docs Monday in L.A. citing irreconcilable differences -- a move that comes a few months after Princess Love first filed to divorce her husband and "Love and Hip Hop: Hollywood" costar.

So, what happened? After Princess filed in May, the couple reconciled over the summer, but it obviously didn't last.

As we reported, they'd been living separately earlier in the year after their relationship issues culminated with a blowout fight in Las Vegas in November.

Princess claimed Ray J "stranded" her and their daughter, Melody, in Sin City following the heated argument. At the time, Princess was only weeks away from having their second child.

Princess gave birth to their son, Epik, in January, but it wasn't enough to smooth things over ... and now it seems they want to be officially donezo. Like, for real this time. For now.

The couple tied the knot back in 2016 and have the 2 kids together.

Originally Published -- 9/14 2:13 

'LHHH' Star Masika Kalysha My Fake Kidnapping Stunt Worked ... We're Talking About It, Right?!


Masika Kalysha still believes faking her own kidnapping served a good purpose, so she has no regrets about that ... but her apology stands for those she offended.

The former "Love & Hip Hop: Hollywood" star was leaving Craig's late Tuesday night when we asked her about her publicity stunt, and she says ultimately it brought awareness to something she's passionate about ... so mission accomplished.

Masika tells us even though she didn't intend to trigger anyone -- so she's sorry for that -- she suggests the ends justify the means ... because she's opened up a dialogue about sex trafficking.

She even goes as far as calling out those who are upset with her for not doing more themselves to bring light to the important subject ... and says you can't be afraid of pissing off people.

As we reported ... Masika expressed some similar thoughts when she issued her apology last week, saying she "got caught up in the excitement of the moment" while filming her show on human trafficking but was pleased she brought awareness to it.

However, her distasteful act resulted in her being fired from the "Double Cross" TV show, anyway ... and she was rebuked by the founder of the sexual exploitation nonprofit -- the R.O.S.E. Organization -- with which she falsely claimed to be working.


What she's yet to address ... is why she promoted her own OnlyFans account and asked for money during her fake kidnapping video.

It sure seems she could have gotten the point across without doing that. Like she's admitted ... her delivery was far from perfect.


'LHHH' STAR MASIKA KALYSHA I'm Sorry For Faking Kidnapping


12:50 PM PT -- Masika just apologized for faking a beating and kidnapping in a shameless promo ... and she says she now realizes the video was "distasteful."

MK says she "got caught up in the excitement of the moment" while filming her show on human trafficking and she's saying sorry to anyone offended or hurt by the video. She's also been fired from the project "Double Cross" ... though her team says no one from the production has reached out yet.

Masika Kalysha's blunder doesn't seem to be an issue for the sexual exploitation nonprofit she falsely claimed to be working with -- the org still has serious celebrity support.

The former "Love & Hip Hop: Hollywood" star faking a kidnapping and beating to promote her OnlyFans account was triggering and could have diminished the good work being done by the R.O.S.E Organization ... but fortunately, the opposite is happening.


We're told celebs are making sure the org's good name and hard work is not being sullied by Masika.

Tisha Campbell, Angela Rye, Charlamagne tha God, T.I. and Tiny, Angela Yee and DJ Envy, Mike Hill and Cynthia Bailey, Sheila E and Mr. Michael Eric Dyson have all come out in support of R.O.S.E in the wake of Masika's stunt ... R.O.S.E. founder and president Toni D. Rivera tells TMZ.

We're told the celebs made it clear they know how hard Toni's worked to build her organization from the ground up and help free countless women and children from the clutches of sexual trafficking and exploitation ... and they won't let Masika undo it all.


Remember ... Masika later claimed she was trying to raise awareness for sex trafficking and needed a "shock factor" to grab people's attention. She also claimed she was working with R.O.S.E but that turned out to be fake too.

Many R.O.S.E. supporters expressed disappointment when they thought Masika was working with the group -- but fortunately, lots of folks are seeing straight through her BS.

@r.o.s.e._organization / Instagram

Bottom line ... Toni and R.O.S.E have been doing great work for victims of sexual exploitation and that shouldn't be lost in the shuffle.

Originally published -- 12:50 AM PT

'LHHH' Star Masika Kalysha Fakes Kidnapping to Promote Her OnlyFans ... Video Slammed by Nonprofit Founder


9:57 AM PT -- The founder of the R.O.S.E. Organization that Masika mentioned has spoken out against her video, condemns it for being triggering and makes it clear she had nothing to do with it.

@r.o.s.e._organization / Instagram

The woman says a lot of people thought she may have partnered with Masika, but that's not the case, and while she appreciates the sentiment of raising awareness of human trafficking ... she won't be accepting any money Masika may have raised with her stunt.

A former "Love & Hip Hop: Hollywood" star might take the cake for one of the most tone-deaf publicity stunts ... she faked being beaten and kidnapped to promote her OnlyFans account, but says it was to raise awareness of sex trafficking.

Masika Kalysha posted the video of herself Tuesday in lingerie with apparent cuts, scrapes and bruises all over her body, claiming she got assaulted and was still in danger.

Then, she strangely asked for money to stave off her kidnappers, saying ... "They said you guys have to leave me tips and follow me so they can take the money or they're not gonna let me go."

In the caption to her video, she flat out claimed she was kidnapped and being held in a warehouse, and asked her followers to subscribe to her OnlyFans account and tip her so her captors would let her go.


She later deleted the video and posted a second one ... even more strange than the first.

Kalysha, now wearing a white robe, says she's totally fine and apologizes for possibly scaring people ... but insists she needed that "shock factor" to raise awareness for something important.

The reality star claims she's on set filming a project about child sex trafficking, and her kidnapping stunt was needed to grab people's attention for the important matter.

She even goes as far as to say everyone should know there's a method to her madness, while completely ignoring the insensitivity of her first vid ... or addressing how she might have tricked people into sending her money.

Originally Published -- 6:54 AM PT

Ex-'Love & Hip Hop' Star Benzino Busted in Althea Drama ... Scrapping with Her New BF


Benzino allegedly flew into a jealous rage and took his anger out on his baby mama, Althea Eaton's new man and his truck ... which led to his arrest.

The incident went down Friday morning in Braselton, GA where Benzino allegedly got into a shouting match with a man who was hanging out with Althea ... according to cops.

That other man told cops he "and a female he has been seeing, Althea Eaton, were out for a walk in the neighborhood" but when they got back to his truck, Benzino "approached him in a threatening and harassing manner." Cops say the man told them he didn't know Benzino and had no idea Althea was involved with someone else.

According to the police report, the guy tried getting into his 2018 Chevy Silverado but Benzino wasn't having it, and allegedly hit the truck multiple times with his fist. Cops say they saw 2 dents in the driver's side door.

Now, Benzino told a much different story -- claiming he was in the area watching his son play tennis when "a male came up to him and told him he was going to shoot him."

Benzino denied damaging the dude's truck, but witnesses backed up the other man's claims. Benzino was ultimately arrested and booked on 1 count of criminal damage 2nd degree and 1 count of disorderly conduct. He was taken to Gwinnett County Jail where his bail was set at $8,450, and we're told he remains behind bars.

As we've reported ... Benzino's had his share of trouble with the law, and NO lack of serious drama with Althea.

'L&HH: NY' Star Mariahlynn Claims Ex Brutally Attacked Her ... Bat & Blade Used, Per Cops


'Love & Hip Hop' star Mariahlynn claims her ex and his new GF beat the crap out of her and a pal with a bat and blade, leaving them bloodied and battered ... this according to cops.

Law enforcement sources tell us the reality star filed a police report this past week alleging she and a good friend of hers were ambushed by Mariahlynn's former boyfriend, whom she says had invited her over to his place in the Bronx to hash things and make peace.

We're told Mariahlynn described an incredibly horrific sequence of events to police ... she said as soon as she and the woman she was with arrived at the ex-boyfriend's apartment, they were immediately jumped by both him and his new girlfriend, who allegedly pulled out a blade and even used a bat to beat the two women before they escaped.

Sources with direct knowledge tell us ... Mariahlynn was punched in the face, kicked in the back of her leg, dragged by the hair and held down so the other woman could pile on. We're told Mariahlynn's friend was beaten with the bat and brutally attacked too.

We’re told Mariahlynn has multiple contusions, a fractured leg, a cut face and a black eye. TMZ obtained photos of injuries Mariahlynn claims resulted from the alleged beatdown -- as you can see, they're gnarly.

Our law enforcement sources noted visible injuries to Mariahlynn and her friend -- listing the alleged crimes as felonious assaults. We're told neither the ex-boyfriend nor his alleged accomplice has been arrested -- NYPD cops are currently investigating.

We attempted to reach Mariahlynn's ex, but were unable.

Louisville Protest Arrests Yandy Smith, Tamika Mallory Outraged Felonies for Us & Breonna's Killers Still Free???


Two of the more prominent protesters arrested for protesting Breonna Taylor's death this week find it ironic they now have felony charges to potentially fight ... while the cops who did the actual killing are still roaming free.

'Love & Hip Hop' star Yandy Smith and activist Tamika Mallory came on "TMZ Live" Wednesday to update us on where things stood after they and 'RHOA' star Porsha Williams -- along with dozens of other demonstrators -- were among those locked up Tuesday evening for protesting outside the home of Kentucky Attorney General Daniel Cameron.

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While Porsha, Yandy and Tamika might've been released from custody ... they say several others have not yet, and they were standing outside the jail protesting once more while talking to us. As you might imagine, they're outraged and pissed about the treatment.

Most outrageous ... the ladies cannot believe they've been arrested and booked on a felony charge of intimidating a participant in a legal process. The "participant" is Cameron, the Attorney General who's now investigating Breonna's case. When in this country was it a crime to protest an elected official. Ridiculous.

That leads to a much bigger issue in their eyes -- the fact that none of the 3 Louisville PD officers involved in Breonna's killing have been arrested, let alone charged with anything.

It's a twisted tale of irony, and one that's not lost on Yandy or Tamika at all.

Ray J Princess Love Files For Divorce


Princess Love is officially waving the white flag on her marriage with Ray J ... because she just filed for divorce after nearly 4 years of marriage.

The "Love and Hip Hop: Hollywood" star filed divorce docs Tuesday in Los Angeles County Superior Court ... and it's not a total surprise, because they were already living separately after tons of relationship drama.

Ray J and Princess tied the knot way back in 2016 but last year the marriage nearly imploded and they got into a blowout fight in Las Vegas.


As we reported ... Ray and Princess were living separately in February, and they had not reconciled after she claimed back in November that he "stranded" her and their daughter, Melody, in Sin City following a heated argument. At the time, Princess was only weeks away from giving birth to their second child.

Princess gave birth to a son, Epik, in January ... but the bundle was not enough to save the marriage.

Ray tried to make amends on Valentine's Day ... going all out and filling their Bev Hills condo with thousands of roses for his wife and daughter, but it still was not enough to save the union.


Princess stopped wearing her wedding ring after the Vegas incident -- Ray J briefly stopped wearing his -- and she threatened divorce ... but nothing came of it until this week when she finally pulled the trigger.

We reached out to the former couple’s manager, David Weintraub, who did not have a comment.

'LHHATL' Stars Kirk & Rasheeda Shut Down Rumors About Their Past ... No Adoption or Wedding at 17!!!


"Love & Hip Hop Atlanta" stars Kirk Frost and Rasheeda are laughing off rumors he adopted her as a teenager and then married her when she was 17 ... and calling out wannabe Internet sleuths they say got it all wrong.

The couple addressed the allegations together in a mocking tone, with Kirk saying he normally doesn't answer "stupid s**t" but felt compelled to do so this time ... probably because some people were buying into it.

Here's some background -- Kirk and Rasheeda have a tumultuous relationship history, but they've made it work and recently celebrated 20 years together ... which has been a big story on 'LHHATL.'

A twitter user took that 20-year timeline and accused Kirk -- without any evidence -- of adopting Rasheeda when she was 15, having relations with her as her parent when she was a minor, and getting married when she was 17 and he was 30. The tweet also compared him to R. Kelly.

Adding fuel to the gossip is the fact Rasheeda's listed age on the Internet is 37, so if they've been together for 20 years ... well, do the math.

Here's the thing ... Rasheeda responded to the tweet with a flat denial, saying she didn't even know Kirk when she was 15 and "wasn't thinkin bout gettin married @ 17."

In the video, Kirk makes it clear he never adopted Rasheeda and denies marrying a minor ... and they both strongly suggest their ages listed online are inaccurate.

So, it seems the message the couple wants to get across is ... don't believe everything you see on the Internet, and let them live their life.

'L&HH' Star Tommie Lee Just Me and 'Pee' ... Dating Quality Control CEO

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Tommie Lee is officially dating Quality Control Music's CEO Pierre "Pee" Thomas ... and they already crossed a very important relationship milestone.

The 'Love & Hip Hop' star just made her relationship with Pee Instagram official with a super-cute video riding shotgun in his Rolls Royce. Once you do it for the 'gram, there's no turning back.


Our sources tell us Tommie's known Pee for years, meeting in Atlanta long before he became a huge player in the music biz. We're told they've been seeing each other off and on for several years, and now they are officially an item.

Tommie is Pee's first official relationship since the start of a nasty legal war with his baby mama, Lira Galore.

As we first reported ... Lira's accused Thomas of violent abuse, she says he beat her during the first 8 months of her pregnancy, and she's filed a lawsuit seeking at least $15 million for her alleged injuries.

Tommie's turning her life around after a slew of legal issues of her own  ... and she looks super-happy with Pee.


Lil Scrappy & Wife Bambi Baby No. 2 in the Oven!!!


Lil Scrappy and his wife, Bambi Benson, are adding to their brood ... with baby No. 2 on the way!!!

Sources close to the couple tell TMZ ... the "Love & Hip Hop Atlanta" stars are ecstatic about expecting their second kid together. We're told Bambi is currently around 18 weeks pregnant but they don't know the gender just yet. It's still a tad bit too early to tell.

But, the celebration's most certainly underway. Lil Scrappy and Bambi -- who got married in September 2017 -- are overjoyed and excited to add to the family. They had their first baby together in September 2018 ... 1-year-old son Breland.

This will be Scrappy's third child. He has a daughter, Emani, from a previous relationship.

Goes without saying ... CONGRATS!!!

Safaree and Erica Mena First Photo Of Our Baby Girl!!!

Safaree and Erica Mena are beaming over their little bundle of joy ... and they're showing off their first child together like proud parents!!!

Erica just shared the super-cute snap on her social media ... and Safaree looks like he's loving the whole fatherhood thing. Remember, he's a #girldad now!

The 'Love and Hip Hop' star says she's "just here staring at my husband as he obsesses over our daughter. I thank God. I prayed for this life."

As we reported ... Erica turned tradition on its head by gifting Safaree some bling for the pregnancy, dropping nearly $50,000 on a custom diamond chain that comes with a white gold "Daddy" lock.

Erica and Safaree tied the knot back in October in a blowout ceremony at a castle in New Jersey ... and now they're starting their own family.


Rob Kardashian Not Dating 'L&HH' Star Tommie Lee


Rob Kardashian hasn't moved on from Blac Chyna with Tommie Lee ... despite heavy spec from Wendy Williams.

Sources close to Rob tell TMZ ... recent reports claiming he's been dating the 'Love & Hip Hop' star are 100 percent untrue. We're told Rob and Tommie know each other, but they aren't close and don't even talk regularly.

Tommie's got her own show coming in the next few months ... so any shot of Rob being on that is gone too.

Williams slammed Rob on her show Thursday for allegedly dating Tommie, someone she says has a worse track record than his ex, Blac Chyna.

Wendy Williams Show

While it's true Tommie does have quite the rap sheet -- especially after multiple arrests and a child abuse case in the past 2 years -- we're told it's all irrelevant ... at least when it comes to Rob's dating life.

For the record ... Tommie's clearly not happy with Wendy's comments either and has sounded off on the talk show host in her Instagram stories.

As for Rob and Chyna ... they have their own issues to sort out. We broke the story ... he wants joint custody of their daughter, Dream, revoked for Chyna, but she's not having it.

Our sources say it's still very much a work in progress.

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