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Bella Thorne Ex-BF Mod Sun on The Passport Sitch ... A Well-Timed Lie!!!

6/15/2019 10:43 AM PDT
EXCLUSIVE

Bella Thorne's ex-boyfriend, Mod Sun, is setting the record straight over allegedly keeping her passport from her and damaging her career ... and he's calling BS.

The rapper was heading into Beauty & Essex Friday in Hollywood where our photog asked for his side of the story -- which Bella has been very open about in interviews since the couple split in April. According to her, MS withheld her passport and caused her to miss a flight ... and, ultimately, an important gig. She broke it down for Jenny McCarthy.

Mod Sun clarifies things a bit, telling us she called him out of the blue two months after they'd broken up ... and, essentially, told him she needed her passport back just a couple hours before she was set to take off to Paris. You can listen to the rest ... it's a doozy.

Oh, and as far as her captive laptop that she implies is still out of her possession -- Mod says she got it back the day she "broke in" to his place. 

As we first told you, Bella got the boot from Mod's place shortly after they'd broken up when she went to collect her stuff. Cops were called and no one was arrested -- but Mod says she didn't walk away empty-handed ... she left with her laptop. So he's not sure why she's talking that up.

We also asked about Bella questioning Mod's sobriety on Instagram. He tried celebrating being 32 days sober, when she hit him in the comment section with a, "But ur not sober."

Check out his response ... sounds like her jab left him on the verge of a damn-near relapse. He also explains what substances he's off of at the moment and fighting to avoid.

Toronto Raptors Locker Room Party Was Insane ... CHUG! CHUG! CHUG!

6/14/2019 6:48 AM PDT
Breaking News

The Toronto Raptors didn't just murder the Warriors -- they killed HUNDREDS of bottles of champagne in the locker room ... and the footage is insane!!

Check out Raptors players Norman Powell, Serge Ibaka, Pascal Siakam and more just blowing through bottles of bubble while taking turns holding the Larry O'Brien Trophy.

At one point, you can see what appears to be hundreds of empty bottles strewn all over the locker room floor ... it's like hundreds of dollars in recycling money if anyone turns those in!!

After they left the locker room and got on the team bus, the players turned all the way up to Meek Mill's championship hit, "Dreams and Nightmares" ... the same song the Philadelphia Eagles rocked too when they won the Super Bowl a few years ago. 

At the hotel, the dancing continued ... only there, the champagne spraying stopped and the guys switched to sipping red wine. 

Next up for the Raptors is the championship parade through Toronto which is set to go down on Monday. 

Congrats!!

STL Blues' Robby Fabbri From Stanley to Pappy ... Chugs $1,200 Booze!!!

6/13/2019 7:02 AM PDT
Breaking News

Who chugs Pappy Van Winkle straight from the bottle!?!?!

... STANLEY CUP CHAMPIONS DO!!!!

Just ask St. Louis Blues center Robby Fabbri -- who grabbed a bottle of the ultra-rare Pappy Van Winkle rye and slammed it right after beating the brakes off the Boston Bruins! 

FYI, Pappy Van Winkle products are the most sought-after whiskeys in the world ... a bottle of PVW Rye can run you about $1,200 -- and that's if you can even find one in the first place!!!!

Most people sip this stuff by the glass ... and that ain't cheap either!

But screw it, it's the Cup and Fabbri was ready to party!

Back in the locker room, the players went crazy too -- and even took a low key shot at the Bruins by playing "I'm Shipping Up to Boston" by the Dropkick Murphys as they poured beers into the trophy.

It was a quick party for the Blues ... they hopped on the plane to get back to the fans with the shiny, new hardware ... and the Blues supporters lost their minds.

Congrats!

Ex-NFL Star Aldon Smith Arrested For DUI ... Again

6/11/2019 10:17 AM PDT
Breaking News

More trouble for Aldon Smith ... the ex-NFL star was arrested (again) for allegedly driving under the influence.

Smith -- a former All-Pro linebacker -- was arrested early Tuesday morning on suspicion of DUI in Mission, Kansas ... after cops say he was speeding and illegally changing lanes.

Officials say they suspected Smith was drunk ... so they put him through sobriety testing -- which he bombed.

Police placed him under arrest and hauled him off to Mission Police Department ... where he was processed.

Cops say they tried to administer a breathalyzer ... but Smith refused. 

Officials then issued citations to Aldon ... and after he posted bond, he was released to a friend.

This ain't the 1st alcohol-related incident involving Smith ... he's been popped for at least 2 other DUI's in the past.

His drinking got so bad ... Aldon checked himself into alcohol rehab last March -- and his former fiancee told us she feared for his life.

Smith -- a former 1st-round pick -- hasn't played a down of professional football since 2015.

Tiger Woods Denies Responsibility For Man's Death ... Wants Lawsuit Thrown Out

6/11/2019 9:50 AM PDT
EXCLUSIVE

Tiger Woods says he is NOT responsible for a man's death last year ... and wants a lawsuit against him thrown out -- this according to court docs obtained by TMZ Sports.

The golf legend is currently being sued by the parents of Nicholas Immesberger -- who claim Tiger, his girlfriend and Woods' The Woods restaurant all contributed to their son's drunk driving death in 2018.

In the initial lawsuit, Immesberger's parents say the 24-year-old worked as a bartender for Woods' restaurant in Jupiter, Florida.

They say Nicholas knew Tiger personally ... and, in fact, was recruited to work at the place by Tiger's girlfriend, Erica Herman, herself.

But, they say things took a terrible turn on Dec. 10, 2018 ... when they allege Nicholas was overserved alcohol after a shift at the restaurant -- and then allowed to get into his car.

Immesberger died on the drive home -- and was found with a blood-alcohol level of .256, more than 3 times the legal limit.

Now, Tiger is officially responding to allegations he was responsible for the death ... saying in court docs he shouldn't be a defendant at all in the case.

"Mr. Woods, in short, did not sell alcohol to Mr. Immesberger," the lawsuit states ... "He has no connections to the events described in the complaint."

As for Tiger's girlfriend, Herman has also filed a motion to dismiss the lawsuit ... saying she, too, was NOT responsible for Immesberger's death, claiming she was not at the restaurant on the day of the accident.

For their part, Nicholas' family is seeking everything from medical and funeral expenses to other damages in their lawsuit.

Cuba Gooding Jr. Cops Say Heavy Drinking Involved Before Alleged Groping

6/11/2019 7:42 AM PDT
EXCLUSIVE

Cuba Gooding Jr. was inebriated before he allegedly got handsy with a woman who was trying to do him a solid ... at least that's how it was reported to cops.

Law enforcement sources tell TMZ ... the actor's known for hanging out at the Magic Hour Rooftop Bar and Lounge in NYC, and Sunday night he was throwing back several drinks.

We're told the alleged victim brought Cuba a water while he was partying and singing karaoke because she thought he was drunk. While they were talking, Gooding allegedly grabbed her breast ... and a "heated argument" broke out.

Our law enforcement sources say the altercation got so intense, security had to step in to squash it, but Cuba still didn't leave for another hour and a half. We're told the alleged groping incident went down around 10 PM, and the woman called 911 just before midnight to report it.

Police arrived shortly afterward to interview the bar staff who confirmed Cuba had been there and said he's a regular. Cops say they also checked security footage, which showed him leaving the club.

Our sources say cops haven't seen any footage of the alleged groping, but the investigation remains open.

As we told you ... video of Gooding Jr. at the venue on the night in question shows him having a good ol' time with pals. At one point, he appears agitated with someone. It's unclear if that person is the alleged victim.

We've reached out to Cuba's attorney ... no comment.

Demi Lovato's Drug Dealer Charged with Heroin Possession ... While Shoplifting

6/11/2019 12:30 AM PDT
EXCLUSIVE

The man who copped to giving Demi Lovato a near-fatal overdose -- but was never charged with a crime -- is now facing what many Demi fans would call karma.

According to new legal docs obtained by TMZ ... Brandon Johnson is facing 3 misdemeanor counts for shoplifting and possession of heroin and ketamine after allegedly trying to swipe some pricey merchandise from a Macy's. 

Law enforcement sources tell us ... Johnson walked into a San Fernando Valley Macy's and picked out a Michael Kors backpack, a pair of pants, a Puma hoodie and went into a fitting room. We're told Johnson walked out with just the backpack and tried to bolt after not paying for the items, but store security stopped him. 

Our sources say the backpack was stuffed with stolen items, totaling $440, and the drugs.

We broke the story ... Demi's overdose last July was triggered by Oxycodone laced with fentanyl, and Johnson later admitted on camera he supplied the "aftermarket" pills and got high with her. He dodged investigation because police categorized an overdose as a self-induced medical emergency

Kyle Chrisley Avoids Charges in Drug Bust ... Georgia Case Still A Go

6/10/2019 12:50 AM PDT
EXCLUSIVE

Todd Chrisley's son doesn't have to sweat criminal charges from his Oklahoma drug bust, but only because he's in even bigger trouble in another state. 

A rep for the Okmulgee County District Court tells TMZ ... the D.A. will not prosecute Kyle Chrisley ... who was arrested last month when cops found methamphetamine in his car. TMZ broke the story ... Kyle was pulled over for a broken headlight, but body cam footage showed the moment officers found the drugs in a cup

Despite that evidence ... we're told the D.A.'s Office is dropping the felony drug possession charge, partly because Kyle's facing a more serious charge in Georgia for allegedly threatening his wife.

The other problem with the Oklahoma case is the cup with the drugs was in the center console of Kyle's vehicle, as opposed to on his person. We're told it would've been more difficult to prove.

Meanwhile, in Dekalb County, GA ... Kyle's estranged wife has told cops he threatened to kill her.

A judge signed off on a warrant for his arrest earlier this year after reviewing texts she says he sent, saying things like, "[N]ot before I end you." 

Kyle was booked for terroristic threats and released on his own recognizance -- but not before posing for another mug shot. 

Todd's had a rocky relationship with his son -- he only appeared in one season of the family's hit USA reality show, "Chrisley Knows Best."

But, we're guessing, at this point, Kyle would say ... one problem at a time.

Brian France NASCAR's Ex-CEO Pleads Guilty In Drunk Driving Case

6/7/2019 10:17 AM PDT
EXCLUSIVE

Brian France -- the former CEO of NASCAR -- just pled guilty to misdemeanor drunk driving stemming from an August 2018 arrest in the Hamptons ... TMZ Sports has learned. 

France, 56, was pulled over on August 5, 2018 in Sag Harbor, NY -- and during the stop, cops say he bombed a field sobriety test and later blew a .18 on the breathalyzer ... more than twice the legal limit. 

According to the police report, cops say they also found oxycodone pain pills. To make matters worse, we're told France name-dropped President Trump during the arrest in an effort to skate on the charges.

Now, the Suffolk County District Attorney's Office says France has pled guilty to one count of misdemeanor DUI and in exchange, he got 100 hours of community service and must complete an alcohol education course before June 5, 2020. 

If he completes the terms of his plea deal, prosecutors will allow France to withdraw his guilty plea and reduce the charge to a traffic violation. 

France was originally charged with misdemeanor criminal possession of a controlled substance, aggravated DWI and DWI, and was facing up to a year in jail for each charge. 

France was the CEO of NASCAR at the time of the arrest -- a role he held for 15 years -- but took a leave of absence following the incident and later stepped down. Brian's uncle, Jim France, is currently serving as Chairman and CEO of NASCAR. 

Suffolk County District Attorney Timothy Sini issued a statement about the case saying, "This case is a reminder for both residents and anyone visiting Suffolk County this summer that it is all of our responsibility to keep our roads safe. It is not acceptable for anyone to be driving while drunk or on drugs in our community."

Toronto Raptors Fan Arrested Over Vulgar Comment About Ayesha Curry On Live TV

6/6/2019 9:42 AM PDT
Breaking News

Cops in Toronto have arrested the moronic Raptors fan who went on a live TV news broadcast and said he was going to "F**k" Ayesha Curry.

The incident occurred on June 2 following the Raptors loss to the Golden State Warriors in Game 2 of the NBA Finals ... a game in which Ayesha's husband, Steph Curry, dropped 23 points and 4 assists. 

A CP24 news reporter in Canada was interviewing Raptors fans during a live news broadcast after the game to get their reactions when 28-year-old Tristan Warkentin stepped up to the mic. 

When asked what it was like to be at the stadium for the game, Warkentin responded ... "The vibe was unreal and I just want to let everyone know Ayesha Curry we're gonna f**k her right in the p**sy."

The Toronto Police Service says Warkentin was arrested for criminal mischief since he knew his comments would air on live TV. 

A court date has been set for July 11. 

After the incident, Warkentin said he had been receiving death threats because of his comments. 

He also told the Toronto Sun, "I’m not in a position to defend myself in terms of what happened. I am sure you understand the influence of alcohol."

"What I did was disgraceful; it was an alcohol-influenced situation ... To be honest I don’t even remember being there but I am responsible for my own actions at the end of the day” and “am not sitting here claiming victim.”

Warkentin also says he plans to apologize to Ayesha Curry. 

Sophie Turner Wanna Be an X-Men, Conan? Let Me Slap the Hell Outta You!!!

6/6/2019 7:04 AM PDT

Sophie Turner's giving new meaning to the term "slapstick" ... at the expense of Conan O'Brien's face!

The "Dark Phoenix" star was on "Conan" Wednesday night, and told him and Andy Richter about a drinking "game" called Tequila Slaps she played with her fellow 'X-Men' stars. Pretty simple rules: take a shot of booze and someone slaps the crap outta you before you can even swallow.

Conan seemed game, but grew apprehensive as the shots were poured. Still, he knows a good bit when he sees one -- ratings, baby -- and stood up to face Sophie the Slapper.

It went down exactly as she said it would, but the look on Conan's face at the moment of contact was priceless.

Sophie was immediately regretful -- seriously, it was an incredible slap. Conan's review? The most excitement he's felt in a long time.

Now ya know ... if you see Joe Jonas out in public with a bruised cheek, or handprint on his face -- he and wifey were probably just doing shots! 

Of course, Sophie plays Jean Grey, aka Phoenix, in the next installment of the 'X-Men' franchise ... which hit theaters Friday.

We can't imagine who would dare to slap Phoenix, but Sophie says her costars did ... including the guys.

Marijuana U.S. Will Legalize It by 2022, Trump's in Says Ex-Rep. Rohrabacher

6/5/2019 3:06 PM PDT
EXCLUSIVE

Federal marijuana legalization is just around the corner, and the trail to legal weed will be blazed by President Trump ... so says former U.S. Rep. Dana Rohrabacher

The longtime Republican Congressman from SoCal was on "TMZ Live" Wednesday to talk cannabis, because Rohrabacher -- who's now invested in the weed industry -- says his former cohorts on Capitol Hill are already working on legislation to allow all Americans toke legally.

Rohrabacher told us why 2022 is going to be the magic year for chronic lovers -- and remember, he served 30 years on the Hill ... so, he knows what he's talking about when it comes to the inner workings of Congress.

The ex-Congressman became a marijuana champion during his tenure in D.C. and recently became a board member for BudTrader.com ... an online cannabis distribution platform.

It sounds like both sides of the aisle could come together in the name of ganja ... Rohrabacher predicts Trump will work with Congress to pass pot legislation. 

So, get your bowls packed, joints rolled and edibles ready -- as the Congressman might put it ... it's about to get dank!!!

Aaron Rodgers Stafford & Trubisky Beer Chugging? Hey, They Finally Won Something!

6/5/2019 7:00 AM PDT
Breaking News

"There's finally a talent where they can say they're better than me at."

DAAAAAAAAAAANNNNNNNNNNNGGGGGG!!!!

Aaron Rodgers shaded the HELL out of his NFC North counterparts Tuesday ... congratulating them on being better beer chuggers than him -- by ripping their hearts out and eating it.

If ya missed it ... Rodgers couldn't slug down a beer at a Milwaukee Bucks game a few weeks ago -- and the Internet went crazy ripping the guy.

Some of those involved in the Rodgers trolling? Bears QB Mitch Trubisky and Lions QB Matt Stafford -- who both posted vids of them destroying some suds in response.

Well, Rodgers saw that ... and clapped right back at the QBs during his news conference this week, saying, "As far as those other guys, for some of them, there's finally a talent where they can say they're better than me at."

Of course, Rodgers has demolished both the Bears and the Lions in his career ... so no coming back for Stafford and Trubisky from here.

By the way, Rodgers says if ya really want to see him win a drinking contest ... better break out the scotch, baby!

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