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'L&HH' Star Tommie Lee Oops, I'm Going Back to Jail!!! One Month & Counting

12/6/2018 12:40 AM PST
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Just when Tommie Lee thought she was about to be released from custody, she was hauled right back into the pokey ... TMZ has learned. 

Law enforcement sources tell TMZ ... Tommie was set to be released from Georgia's Cobb County Jail with an ankle monitor on Nov. 7, but the "Love & Hip Hop: Atlanta" star got rearrested the same day for violating probation in her DUI case.

The violation was the result of getting arrested TWICE within 24 hours for allegedly stalking her daughter and slamming the child into a school locker back in October.

If you're wondering why you haven't seen Tommie out on the scene ... we're told she's been cooling her heels in jail in Fulton County -- where she got the DUI -- for 28 days now.

We're told she'll get a 2nd shot at release later this month.

Surfer Bruce Irons Denies DUI Drug Allegations Sobriety Test Showed I Was Fine

11/29/2018 10:24 AM PST
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Surf legend Bruce Irons tells TMZ Sports he's confident he will beat the DUI Drug allegations against him -- claiming the field sobriety showed he was "fine."

As we previously reported, the 39-year-old surfer was arrested in Newport Beach last week when cops claim they found him passed out behind the wheel of a car with the engine running. 

He was booked for driving under the influence of a controlled substance and possession of a controlled substance without a prescription. 

Now, Irons tells us ... he's confident he'll be cleared -- and called the whole thing a "hiccup in the road."

"I did the sobriety test and I was fine," Irons told us at LAX on his way back to Hawaii. 

Irons admits he was driving on an expired license -- but says he had planned to go back to Hawaii and fix that situation before the arrest. 

Bruce also had a message for his fans -- "Innocent until proven guilty."

The surfer has previously acknowledged issues with substance abuse -- but makes it pretty clear in this clip he believes the DUI allegations are BS. 

Surf Legend Bruce Irons Arrested for 'DUI Drugs'

11/29/2018 6:03 AM PST
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Pro surfing star Bruce Irons was arrested last week for driving under the influence of drugs ... cops say. 

The 39-year-old Hawaiian surfer was approached by the Newport Beach Police Dept. on Nov. 22 at 9:23 AM.

Law enforcement tells TMZ Sports Irons was found passed out behind the wheel of a running car at a gas station. Cops responded, found Irons, woke him up and determined he was under the influence of drugs. He was arrested without incident. 

According to police records, Irons was booked for DUI Drugs, possession of a controlled substance without prescription and driving without a valid license. Bail was set at $2,500. 

Bruce Irons is a legend in the surf world -- he's won several tournaments over the years including the 2008 Rip Curl Pro Search. He also famously beat Kelly Slater at the 2001 Billabong Pipeline Masters. 

Bruce is also the younger brother of surf legend Andy Irons -- the 3-time world surfing champion who died in 2010 from a drug overdose at a hotel in Texas. 

Both Bruce and Andy struggled with substance abuse -- something Bruce spoke about in the documentary "Andy Irons: Kissed By God." 

Here's hoping he can find a way to conquer his demons ... 

Paris Hilton Saves Friend From Drunk Driving Fiasco

11/26/2018 12:40 AM PST
EXCLUSIVE

Not all superheroes wear capes ... sometimes they wear diamonds, expensive perfume and lip gloss. Like Paris Hilton, who helped a buddy avoid serious criminal charges or even worse.

Law enforcement sources tell TMZ ... Paris recently had a party at her L.A. pad when a dude wanted to bolt but had trouble finding his keys. He called the cops and, perhaps drunkenly, told them the housekeeper had taken them away from him. Turns out Paris was behind the decision. 

We're told cops drove up to Paris' house and she told them what was going down -- the guy's keys were taken away because he was way too boozy. In the end, cops believed Paris was being a gracious host and only looking out for the partygoer, who ended up getting home via Uber.

You'll recall when Paris was busted for DUI back in 2006, she had said she would not have been able to live with herself if anyone was injured or, worse, killed while she drove drunk. Seems she applied that same thought process here ... making sure no one drove home drunk.

Saving the world ... one day at a time. 

PSG's Marco Verratti Arrested for Drunk Driving ... Twice Legal Limit

11/2/2018 11:48 AM PDT
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Paris Saint-Germain soccer star Marco Verratti -- one of the best midfielders in the world -- was arrested for drunk driving Tuesday night in France, the team has confirmed. 

The 25-year-old's blood alcohol level was reportedly a .20 -- more than double the legal limit in France for people who recently obtained their driver's license. 

The team says Veratti  -- who also plays for the Italian national team -- was subjected to a "roadside check" while behind the wheel of his car and that's when cops noticed he was hammered. 

PSG says the incident is a violation of the ethics clause in his contract -- and he'll be docked pay from his monthly "ethics bonus."

The team says the fine will remind players that "exemplary behavior that must be theirs in all circumstances with regard to their status as a player of the day."

Verratti has reportedly apologized to his team -- and the team made no mention of a suspension. 

Dana White 'Bummed Out' Over Stephan Bonnar Arrest

11/2/2018 11:21 AM PDT
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Dana White tells TMZ Sports he's really sad about the arrest of UFC Hall of Famer Stephan Bonnar -- saying, "He's a great dude and it's unfortunate."

TMZ Sports broke the story ... Bonnar was subdued by concerned citizens in Nevada on Sunday after he was driving like a maniac 10 miles off the Vegas Strip. 

When the Highway Patrol arrived, Bonnar was passed out in the front seat of his car -- and reeked of booze. He was booked on a felony DUI charge and the video of the arrest was very disturbing. 

"I'm obviously sad about it because he's a guy that I care about," Dana said ... noting that he was a key part of the very first season of "The Ultimate Fighter."

"Bums me out."

We also asked Dana about the long-awaited return of Jon Jones -- who's scheduled to fight at UFC 232 in December against Alexander Gustafsson

Dana says he just spoke with Jones the other day and he sounds focused and ready to go. Dana says he understands the concerns surrounding JJ based on his previous outside-the-Octagon problems but feels like his head is in the right place this time around. 

As for Nate Diaz, we asked if he's working on scheduling another fight for him since Dustin Poirier pulled out of their scheduled UFC 230 bout with an injury. 

Dana told us point blank -- "No reschedule."

UFC's Stephan Bonnar Insane DUI Arrest Video 'You Picked the Wrong Group of Guys'

11/1/2018 9:57 AM PDT
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Cops have released video of Stephen Bonnar's DUI arrest -- when he was taken down by a group of concerned citizens -- and the footage is crazy and scary at the same time. 

TMZ Sports broke the story ... the UFC Hall of Famer was driving like a maniac on a Nevada highway on Sunday afternoon, roughly 10 miles from the Vegas Strip.

When the Highway Patrol arrived to the scene, Bonnar was so drunk that he was passed out in the front seat. The officer dragged the 41-year-old out of his car and a group of citizens helped restrain him on the ground. 

At least one of the citizens was carrying a gun. 

As cops tried to place handcuffs on him, Bonnar woke up and began to resist. 

One member of the group tells Bonnar, "You picked the wrong group of guys, dude."

With help from the citizens, cops eventually got him cuffed and transported him to a nearby station where he was booked for 3rd-degree felony DUI.

Cops say Bonnar reeked of booze. Medical staff also responded to the scene and determined nothing was medically abnormal, he was just drunk.

Bonnar is a UFC legend -- he fought Forrest Griffin in the finale of the very first season of "The Ultimate Fighter" back in 2005 -- a fight that's regarded as one of the best and most important in UFC history.

UFC's Stephan Bonnar Arrested for DUI Detained By Gun-Toting Citizens

10/29/2018 1:22 PM PDT
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1:22 PM PT -- Cops say Bonnar was speeding down I-15 in a red Cadillac CTS in excess of 90 MPH around 1:15 PM. 

Witnesses say he was driving like a maniac. By the time the Highway Patrol responded to the scene, citizens had already surrounded the vehicle and physically restrained Bonnar, who appeared incoherent. 

As cops tried to place handcuffs on him, Bonnar woke up and began to resist. With help from the citizens, cops eventually got him cuffed and transported him to a nearby station where he was booked for 3rd-degree felony DUI. 

Cops say Bonnar reeked of booze. Medical staff also responded to the scene and determined nothing was medically abnormal, he was just drunk.  

UFC Hall of Famer Stephan Bonnar was arrested for DUI on Sunday -- after a group of concerned citizens (one armed with a gun) corralled him after an apparent car crash in Nevada. 

Law enforcement sources tell us ... witnesses claim the 41-year-old was driving erratically and feared he would hurt someone. 

Somehow, a group of concerned citizens wrangled Bonnar to the ground and kept him at bay until law enforcement arrived. 

One he was taken into official custody he was booked for DUI, resisting arrest and unsafe driving. Bail was set at $22,000. 

Bonnar is a UFC legend -- he fought Forrest Griffin in the finale of the very first season of "The Ultimate Fighter" back in 2005 -- a fight that's regarded as one of the best and most important in UFC history. 

Bonnar lost that fight, but got a UFC contract out of the deal and went on to have a pretty solid career -- fighting guys like Anderson Silva and Jon Jones

Originally Published -- 10/29/2018 11:38 AM PDT

'Ray Donovan' Star Pooch Hall Pleads Not Guilty to DUI, Child Abuse ... Enters Rehab Program

10/25/2018 10:17 AM PDT
Breaking News

"Ray Donovan" star Marion "Pooch" Hall had a brief day in court, and pled not guilty in his drunken car crash case.

Hall was present, with his attorney, in L.A. County Superior Court Thursday morning and entered his pleas to felony child abuse and DUI.  TMZ broke the story ... Hall was charged earlier Wednesday. As we first reported, witnesses saw Hall driving with his toddler in his lap, holding the steering wheel, when he crashed into a parked car. 

He blew a .25, more than 3 times the legal limit and, miraculously, nobody was injured.

In court, Hall revealed he's entered a 60-day residential rehab program. The judge told him to continue and when that's done, ordered him to attend 2 AA classes per week and get outpatient treatment ... as a condition of his bail.

If convicted, Hall faces a maximum of 6 years and 6 months in prison.

'Ray Donovan' Star Pooch Hall Charged with Child Abuse & DUI

10/24/2018 3:03 PM PDT
EXCLUSIVE

"Ray Donovan" star Marion "Pooch" Hall has just been criminally charged with felony child abuse and DUI ... this for driving totally wasted and letting his 2-year-old son take the wheel.

TMZ broke the story ... Hall was arrested earlier this month in Burbank after a witness saw him driving with his toddler in his lap, holding the steering wheel.

The boy was not strapped in -- in fact, the child car seat was sitting unattached in the back seat. The car veered off and smashed into a parked car. Remarkably ... no one was injured, although the child dissolved into tears.

Hall blew a .25 ... more than 3 times the legal limit.

Hall now faces a maximum of 6 years and 6 months in prison.

As for his son ... he's in the custody of Hall's wife, along with their other children. 

WWE Legend Sunny Released from Jail After 8 Months

10/9/2018 8:28 AM PDT
Breaking News

WWE Hall of Famer Sunny is a free woman after spending most of 2018 behind bars ... TMZ Sports has learned.

45-year-old Tammy Sytch -- considered the first ever WWE Diva -- was arrested in New Jersey back in March following 2 DUI arrests, one in January and another in February. 

After the arrests, she blew off multiple court dates and was considered a "fugitive of justice" -- but was eventually taken into custody in New Jersey in March. 

Roughly 3 weeks later, Sytch was later transferred to a Pennsylvania jail where she's been locked up ever since. 

But now, according to officials at Carbon County Correctional Facility in PA, Sytch was released on parole Tuesday morning. 

Sunny has a grocery list of run-ins with the law -- she's had 5 DUI arrests, as well as 5 arrests from 2012 where she was busted for things like burglary and crimes related to domestic violence.

The last time we spoke with Sunny back in February 2017, she said she was cleaning herself up and completing rehab

'Ray Donovan' Actor Pooch Hall Dangerously Recorded His Kids WHILE He Was Driving

10/7/2018 1:00 AM PDT
EXCLUSIVE

"Ray Donovan" actor Marion "Pooch" Hall put his kids in danger with some questionable behavior behind the wheel ... months before his shocking DUI arrest.

We did some digging and found a video Hall recorded and posted May 11 on Instagram. It shows him joking around with his boys in the backseat and recording them ... but he's doing it WHILE he's driving. The footage is even more unsettling on the heels of Hall's DUI.

TMZ broke the story ... Hall was busted Wednesday night in Burbank, CA when he had his 2-year-old son on his lap, and at the wheel, when he hit 2 parked cars. Cops say Hall's BAC was .25 ... more than 3 times the limit. Witnesses were horrified to see Pooch's child crying in the front seat while the child's car seat was laying uninstalled in the back seat.

In the IG video, you can see one of his kids standing in the back seat clearly not wearing a seat belt. His toddler son is at least in a car seat this time. Hall's older daughter is in the passenger seat. It only looks like she's in the driver's seat because the phone's selfie mode flips the image.

As we first reported ... DCFS opened an investigation after the DUI arrest.

'Ray Donovan' Star Pooch Hall DUI Arrest Triggers DCFS Investigation

10/5/2018 1:00 AM PDT
EXCLUSIVE

"Ray Donovan" actor Marion "Pooch" Hall's wild DUI arrest this week -- during which he was allegedly so wasted he let his 2-year-old steer his car -- immediately caught the attention of children's services ... TMZ has learned.

Law enforcement sources tell us the L.A. County Department of Children and Family Services has opened an investigation into Hall's case. We broke the story ... Hall was arrested Wednesday night after cops say he was driving with a .25 blood alcohol level with his son on his lap and his son's hands on the wheel, and it ended when his car crashed into a parked vehicle.

Hall was arrested for DUI and felony child endangerment and the toddler was released to his mother.

As for what the investigation could entail ... we're told DCFS workers will want to interview the Hall family and run Hall's record to see if this alleged behavior is common, or just a one-time thing.  

If it is an isolated incident, our sources say DCFS might be inclined to let the court handle any sort of punishment. It's further complicated by the fact there's no reason -- at least so far -- to remove the child from his mother's custody, and it appears Hall and the mother live together. 

Hall plays Daryll Donovan -- Liev Schreiber's character's half-brother on the show. Season 6 is set to air later this month.

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