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Guess Who This Singing Sweetie Turned Into!

6/17/2019 12:01 AM PDT

Before this young singing talent became a huge country music star, she was wowing crowds in her native Arlington, Texas before taking her talents to Nashville. She continued wowing crowds there ... playing Honky Tonks even before she was of legal drinking age.

You might also remember her from "American Idol" and other singing competition shows but never made it past the first round. But, that didn't deter her music career whatsoever ... bursting to stardom with a single about her church. She's also earned a Grammy for best solo performance and her husband's a super tall country star.

Can you guess who she is?

Blue Ivy Dance Recital Star

6/16/2019 7:50 AM PDT
EXCLUSIVE

Blue Ivy is on her way to stardom, at least that's the way it seems based on her performance at a big dance recital.

Beyonce and Jay-Z's 7-year-old took center stage at the Debbie Allen Dance Academy in L.A. and slayed it in black tennis shoes and sparkly jean shorts. It was the annual Spring Concert, this year titled "Colors."

She danced to her mom's song, "Before I Let Go," a redo of the hit from Frankie Beverly and Maze.

Blue Ivy actually performed 3 times during the show.

Check out the video ... she does a perfect split at the end.

Baby Archie Unveiled for Prince Harry's First Father's Day

6/16/2019 7:22 AM PDT

Get a load of baby Archie, everyone, the freshly-minted son of Prince Harry and Meghan Markle.

The kid's a month-and-a-half old and finally, we're able to see his face in all its glory.

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The pic was posted on the Royals' Instagram page for Harry's very first Father's Day.

Still not crystal clear how Meghan and Harry came up with the name Archie ... to be precise, Archie Harrison Mountbatten-Windsor.

Archie is kinda like the United State's Attorney General ... he's 7th in line for the top spot. Archie wasn't in public view during the Queen's birthday celebration earlier this month, so this is really the first time we've seen his full face.  

Nevertheless, he's a big deal in the UK. BTW, the first official interracial baby in the Royal Fam.

Happy Father's Day Harry ... your kid is super cute.  

North West, Penelope Happy Birthday to Us!!!

6/16/2019 7:31 AM PDT

Two of the Kardashian kids got their traditional double birthday party this weekend, courtesy of Kim and Kourtney.

North West turned 6 on Saturday and Penelope turns 7 next month, but close enough for a birthday bash.

The theme of the party ... the Hasbro game, Candy Land. It was held in the backyard of one of the Kardashians ... we don't know which.

Tons of party stuff ... a bounce house, toadstools and the obligatory candy, complete with an enormous candy bar festooned with the worlds, "Happy B-Day Penelope and North."

North and Kim showed up with matching eye shadow and braids. 

Kanye West and Kris Jenner were there for all the festivities, along with Khloe, Scott Disick and Sofia Richie and Larsa Pippen. As far as we can see, Kylie and Kendall were nowhere in sight, although it may just be their pics weren't posted.

Blac Chyna on Baby Dream Fires Back at Rob ... You and Your Family are Hypocrites!!!

6/15/2019 1:00 AM PDT
EXCLUSIVE

4:36 PM PT -- Blac Chyna is firing back at her baby daddy, Rob Kardashian, after he had his attorney sent a letter instructing her that their daughter, Dream, absolutely CANNOT appear on her new reality show, "The Real Blac Chyna" ... while taking some swipes at his own family at the same time.

She posted a lengthy statement Saturday, saying in part ... "Had Rob contacted me directly rather than through his attorney Marty Singer, Rob would have learned about Dream participation in the show." 

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She goes on to say that Dream was never going to be part of her show, and that she would never subject the kid to "long hours" on set. Further, she says she'd never let Dream be in the presence of the real drama that Chyna and her mom experienced while filming.

Chyna writes, "It is very unfortunate that Rob could not simply have an adult conversation with me 'the mother of his child,' Dream Kardashian, appearing on my show." 

Then come the shots at the Kardashian family as a whole. Chyna went on to criticize the fact that Rob and co. have featured Dream on their own reality show, allegedly without ever consulting Chyna and seeing if she was good with it. 

BC gets pretty nasty with her critique, writing ... "I also would have pointed out to Rob the hypocrisy of his family's insistence that Dream appear on 'Keeping Up with the Kardashians' in the family's desperate attempt to boost the dismal ratings for their stale and contrived show, without my approval, including an entire scene being Dream's birthday party, again without my consent."

Chyna finished  her thoughts by saying, "My show is about my life and my kids are a huge part of my life. It's really sad that everything I do to better myself or my family the same people have something to say to stop or hinder it."

Rob Kardashian's pumping the brakes on his 2-year-old daughter becoming a big TV star ... or at the very least he's making sure it doesn't happen on Blac Chyna's new reality show.

Rob's lawyer, legal pit bull Marty Singer, fired off a threatening letter to Chyna, telling her their daughter, 2-year-old Dream, CANNOT appear on her show, "The Real Blac Chyna," without Rob's consent, and he will NOT give consent.

As we reported, Rob and Chyna share 50/50 joint custody, and Singer says there's no way Dream's mother can turn a TV camera on Dream without Rob being on board.

According to the letter, Chyna sent Rob an appearance release for Dream to appear on the series, and he's not gonna sign.

We're told Rob has several reasons for withholding consent. He's seen all the drama with Chyna ... most recently, getting into a crazy fight with her former hairdresser while Dream was in the house and an explosive fight with her mom. We're told Rob feels her life is way too tumultuous and a reality show would just exacerbate the situation.

Beyond that, Rob's had his own experience with reality shows, and for the most part, the experience wasn't good. He doesn't want his daughter subjected to the long hours, the lights and the drama. 

The letter ends with a threat to the network that's airing the show ... "Should The Zeus Network proceed with releasing any episodes of the Series or related materials containing Dream's likeness, it will be acting at its own peril and exposing itself to significant liability."

Originally Published -- 1:00 AM PT 

Chris Pratt Fun Night with Jack ... And New Stepmom Kat!!!

6/12/2019 8:58 AM PDT

Katherine Schwarzenegger's life as a married woman is off to an awesome start ... just ask her stepson, who's clearly enjoying it.

Chris Pratt, his son, Jack, and Katherine had an evening out in Pacific Palisades Tuesday, including a celebratory dinner at Blue Ribbon Sushi and a movie. Since Chris and Kat just tied the knot on Saturday ... this would be their first "official" family outing.

The trio was joined by some family and friends ... probably still in town from the wedding.

As we reported ... the couple's not honeymooning just yet. They were both out earlier Tuesday working on their fitness at different spots

Chris and Katherine got married at the ritzy San Ysidro Ranch in Montecito after a wedding rehearsal the night before at Rob Lowe's massive estate.

Instant motherhood seems to suit Katherine just fine.

Guess Who This Tiny Tot Turned Into!

6/11/2019 12:01 AM PDT

Before making his way onto the big screen and starring in a popular Netflix show, this little chubster grew up in Iowa. He attended Gehlen Catholic High School in Le Mars, Iowa before making his way over to the University of Iowa. He was a frequent contributor to No Shame Theatre where he honed his acting and comedic chops.

He's appeared in a bunch of TV shows ... including "Parks and Recreation." He also appeared on "I Love You Beth Cooper" and Quentin Tarantino's "Inglorious Basterds." He's worked alongside some of the best comedic minds ... including Judd Apatow. 

Can you guess who he is?

Guess Who This Sweet Schoolgirl Turned Into!!!

6/7/2019 12:01 AM PDT

This sweetheart schoolgirl rose to the top of the charts with some club-banging singles and rockin' dance moves, and she had a long romantic relationship with one of hip-hop's biggest names ... Diddy

Born and raised in Connecticut, she started modeling at age 14 and appeared in fashion catalogs for local department stores. Soon, she took up ballet and vocal lessons, and after high school, she moved to New York in search of her big break. That came when she met record producer Ryan Leslie, and not long after she released her debut album.

In addition to successful careers in music, dance and modeling ... she's also appeared in movies.

Can you guess who she is?

Guess Who This Dancing Dude Turned Into!!!

6/5/2019 12:01 AM PDT

This break-dancin' kiddo went on to become one of the most recognizable comedians in the biz, having created and starred in THREE of his own shows ... one of which captures his childhood in New York state. Before that, he was on the stand-up circuit and eventually broke through with roles on "Chappelle's Show" and MTV's "Human Giant," while continuing to embark on comedy tours with the likes of Aziz Ansari and other big shots in the game.

Eventually, he came to be known for characters he created, like Ref Jeff, Bobby Bottleservice, Fabrice Fabrice and, of course, Gil Faizon of "The Oh, Hello Show" -- starring opposite of fellow comic John Mulaney.

Still can't think of it? Just open wide and talk to your inner Hormone Monster. They'll point you in the right direction here.

Can you guess who he is?

Stan Lee's Daughter Sues His Ex-Biz Mgr ... He Worked Dad Like a Dog, Stole His Fortune

6/4/2019 9:38 AM PDT
EXCLUSIVE

9:36 AM PT -- JC tells us, "Anyone who loved my father and respected his work should see Max Anderson as we do. My father was a loving and trusting man. He was all about love. He should never have been in business with a man like Max Anderson."

Kirk E. Schenck, attorney for Stan's Estate, says, "Elder abuse is becoming all too common, especially against high net worth individuals who have been highly functioning professionals during very sophisticated careers. Elder abusers use a systematic application of fear and alienation to mask their lies and financial wrongdoing."

Stan Lee's daughter, who's in charge of his family trust, is going after a business manager she claims almost literally robbed her father blind ... taking advantage of his old age in order to pocket hundreds of thousands of dollars.

In a lawsuit, Joan Celia Lee says Max Anderson managed Stan's memorabilia bookings -- the countless events Stan attended to sign autographs and meets fans -- but she says he was originally a Comic-Con security guard who befriended her father in a "sinister plot" to gain his trust. She compares it to one of Stan's Marvel comic book plots.

According to the suit, Anderson commonly gave Stan contracts and deals to sign ... even though Stan was in his late 80s and unable to read or understand what he was signing. She says her father suffered from severe degeneration of his vision .. and Max knew it.

Most alarming are JC's claims of "violent interactions" between Anderson and her father. In the docs, obtained by TMZ, she says Anderson got physical to pressure Stan into giving him "total control" of business affairs. JC claims others -- drivers, security guards and others -- witnessed these physical threats. 

She also claims Anderson was skimming tons of cash from her father while taking him on the road to fan conventions. JC calls out one example from NYC Comic-Con in Nov 2017.

In the suit, she says Anderson collected $800k in revenue for Stan's appearance ... and kept more than $700k for himself -- although he was only contracted to get 10 to 25 percent. 

At another event, in Mexico City, JC says Anderson severely overworked her father ... making Stan sign and authenticate hundreds of merchandise items "until the point where Lee was worn out." She claims this marathon signing session left Stan unable to walk or talk ... yet he got none of the revenue. 

Stan died in November 2018, and JC claims the abuse continued through March 2018 when Stan discovered what Anderson was up to and fired him. She believes Anderson conspired with one of Stan's nurses and another one of Stan's employees in the memorabilia biz.

She's suing all 3 of them for elder abuse, breach of contract and stealing.

Originally Published -- 6:56 AM PT

Fergie I Want My Old Name Back!!! ... No More Duhamel

6/3/2019 9:14 AM PDT
Exclusive Details

Fergie wants to go back to the way things used to be ... and be called Stacy Ann Ferguson.

According to legal docs obtained by TMZ ... Fergie's asking the judge to restore her former name. She made the request in divorce docs where she also asks that the judge terminate the court's ability to award support for both her and Josh Duhamel.

TMZ broke the story ... she legally switched to her stage name -- Fergie Duhamel -- back in August 2013. At the time she had been married to Josh for nearly 5 years.

As we first reported ... Fergie filed for divorce on Friday. It came as no surprise at the time ... they've been apart publicly since September 2017 when they announced they were breaking up. According to the new docs ... the couple lists the date of separation as April 1, 2017.

Fergie's also asking for joint and legal custody of their 5-year-old son, Axl.

Kylie Jenner Stormi Rushed to Hospital for Allergic Reaction ... '100% Okay Now'

6/3/2019 6:51 AM PDT

Kylie Jenner had one of those moments all moms fear this weekend, but fortunately her little one is back home and doing fine.

Kylie revealed her Sunday was spent in the hospital with her daughter, Stormi, who she says suffered an allergic reaction. She described the scary incident, saying ... "Nothing else matters when these things happen. God bless all the moms with sick babies. I'm sending so much love and positive energy your way."

The good news is her 16-month-old baby with Travis Scott is "100% okay now" ... and she posted a pic of Stormi recovering and sleeping at home.

Stormi's medical scare clearly moved her mom ... Kylie shared a photo of the sun setting over her backyard with a child's play set and captioned it ... "blessed beyond words. thank you God. i believe in being reflection of what you'd like to receive. If you want love, give love. If you want success, wish success."

Kylie's recently referred to her daughter as the best thing she's ever done, and added ... "I really feel like my life didn't start until I had her."

Guess Who This Ballin' Kid Turned Into!

6/3/2019 12:01 AM PDT

This little girl was a cute and stylish little baller before a superhero role changed her life. The superhero itself made history as the first series about an out gay superhero character with an out character donning the famous costume. Before nailing this role ... this youngster was an Australian model who cut her teeth on MTV Australia. She later landed on "Australia's Next Top Model" but really made her mark in the acting world on Netflix's hit series "Orange is the New Black."

She's also got some strong pipes ... releasing her first single in 2012. 

Can you guess who she is?

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