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Stormy Daniels Good Day, Oxford U. ... Let's Talk Porn!!!

11/15/2018 10:10 AM PST
Breaking News

Stormy Daniels isn't letting her attorney's legal trouble derail her mission -- she jetted off to merry ole England Thursday to make 'em even merrier by talking porn in a super-tight red dress.

Stormy's inside the hallowed halls of Oxford University and we're guessing no one else on campus is rocking 5-inch stilettos.

You can see she's got the FULL attention of the students as she opens up about sex, guns and other fluff. Seriously ... that's the title of her speech.

So far, Michael Avenatti's arrest for domestic violence hasn't come up, but she's said if the allegations turn out to be true ... she'd drop him. So far, she's sticking to her script, telling the captivated students why it's bad for society to stigmatize porn stars and other sex workers.

Oxford just got wayyy less stuffy, old chap. Pip pip, cheerio!!

Omarosa Trump Plotted to Boot CNN's Acosta

11/14/2018 1:20 PM PST

President Trump put in years of secret planning to get CNN's White House correspondent kicked off his detail ... at least according to Omarosa.

Trump's former aide was in D.C. Wednesday when a photog asked her about Jim Acosta and CNN suing POTUS for revoking his press pass. Omarosa was pretty nonchalant about it, because she claims the Prez held "private meetings" about Acosta back when she was still in the White House.

Omarosa claims booting Acosta, in particular, has been on Trump's agenda for a long time.

For his part, Acosta walked into a federal courthouse in D.C. on Wednesday, seeking an emergency order that would grant him immediate White House access. The court hasn't ruled yet.

Omarosa's got an opinion on how the battle will play out for CNN and Acosta.

Granted, she has plenty of beef with 45 about how she was 86'd, but IF Omarosa's right about the alleged "private meetings," it confirms the media's biggest fears: That the President is trying to crush Freedom of the Press if he doesn't like your reporting.  

Game on.

Blizzard Slams Washington, D.C. Whiteout Conditions Blanket One Side of Capitol Hill

11/14/2018 7:26 AM PST

The federal government just released a photograph of the aftermath of the blizzard that struck Washington, D.C. last week, and which left a blanket of thick snow over one side of Capitol Hill. Just a single woman survived. 

A close distance away, however, the left side of Capitol Hill fared much better, where some light flurries mixed with some colorful landscape to give things a sign of real life.   

The long-term forecast calls for considerably less snow on Capitol Hill in the coming years.

By the way ... there's a guy on the Democratic side of the aisle who goes by Dean Phillips, who we believe might be the aka of Bill Maher. It's not beyond belief he would have run, right?

Gay Rights Plaintiff Jim Obergefell I'm Really Worried SCOTUS Will Overturn Gay Marriage

11/14/2018 7:04 AM PST
EXCLUSIVE

Jim Obergefell -- the gay man who took his fight to marry the person he loves to the United States Supreme Court and won -- is scared to death gay marriage could be a thing of the past.

We got the plaintiff in the landmark 2015 case, Obergefell vs. Hodges, Tuesday at LAX, and laid it out in clear terms ... Donald Trump has already fundamentally altered the federal court system and there's a chance the declaration that there's a Constitutional right to marry the person of your choice may be overturned.

His fear has some basis in fact. Trump's 2 additions to the U.S. Supreme Court swing the balance of the court to the right. It's especially important because the gay marriage decision was decided by a 5-4 vote.

Jim has some advice, but it's definitely not bulletproof.

Al Sharpton on Stan Lee He Was A Civil Rights Icon With Stroke of His Pen!!!

11/14/2018 12:20 AM PST
EXCLUSIVE

Al Sharpton counts Stan Lee as a pioneer at the height of the civil rights movement ... and one need not look further than Black Panther.

We got the Reverend on Capitol Hill Tuesday and wanted to get his take on the legendary Marvel Universe creator's death. TMZ broke the story ... Stan died Monday morning after he was rushed to the hospital. He was 95.

Al says Stan wasn't late to the game when it came to inclusion in Hollywood. Stan -- no stranger to tackling politically sensitive issues in his comic books -- created the Black Panther character in 1966, the first black superhero.

That, Al says, was highly impactful in shaping the mind of kids back in the day. He says it's a hell of an accomplishment, and you'd be hard-pressed to disagree.

Jim Acosta & CNN We're Suing Trump Over Yanked WH Press Pass

11/13/2018 9:11 AM PST
Breaking News

President Trump can't take his CNN grudge out on Jim Acosta by yanking his White House press pass ... at least that's what CNN is asserting in a new lawsuit.

CNN and Acosta are taking the extraordinary step to sue POTUS over last week's fiery showdown during a news conference. According to the suit, CNN believes Trump violated its First Amendment right by revoking Acosta's "hard pass" ... thereby hampering his ability to cover the White House.

In the suit, they say Trump and Sarah Sanders are hiding behind the flimsy argument Acosta accosted an intern who was trying to grab his microphone. They point out the video Sanders posted was apparently doctored, and say even Trump later described the incident as not "overly horrible."

CNN says the "sole justification" for the Administration pulling Acosta's pass is "their dislike for [CNN and Acosta]'s coverage" of Trump.

According to the docs, obtained by TMZ, Trump also violated CNN's 5th Amendment due process rights because Acosta wasn't informed ahead of time his credential was revoked.

In fact, Jim posted video of the Secret Service agent confiscating his press pass. The lawsuit -- filed against Trump, Sanders and Chief of Staff Gen. -- seeks to get Acosta's pass returned, stat. 

They're likely facing an uphill battle, though.

Famed attorney Alan Dershowitz told us the physical confrontation between Acosta and the intern will muddy the waters and make it tough for CNN to make its case.

Ben Shapiro Pete Davidson 'SNL' Apology to Dan Crenshaw Best Political Moment in Years

11/12/2018 7:07 AM PST
EXCLUSIVE

Conservative talk show host Ben Shapiro says Pete Davidson's apology to Dan Crenshaw was the best political moment he's seen in years ... because it shows a level of civility that has been forgotten in America.

We got Ben Sunday at LAX, and he praised the apology skit to the skies, saying it's a shining light of how liberals and conservatives can disagree but treat each other with a level of civility.

Fact is ... it was an amazing moment on 'SNL,' with Pete apologizing and then the Congressman-elect coming at him with some hilarious jokes. Dan waded in treacherous waters by raising the super sensitive subject of Ariana Grande -- so funny. 

The one controversial thing ... when Dan said rather than telling veterans, "Thank you for your service," he said people should say, "Never forget." That's a phrase that has been used to remember the Holocaust. 

One thing we're guessing everyone can agree on ... Dan's comedic timing is frickin' amazing!  

Dan Crenshaw Gets Apology from Pete Davidson on 'SNL'

11/11/2018 8:09 AM PST

Pete Davidson addressed his controversy head-on last night by apologizing to Dan Crenshaw in person and on 'SNL.'

The war veteran and Republican politician appeared Weekend Update with Pete Davidson where Pete sincerely apologized to Dan, and Dan accepted, but not before giving Pete a taste of his own medicine. The icing on the cake is when Dan's phone rings, you have to hear the ringtone.

When the jokes settled, Dan used the moment to urge Americans to come together and forgive. A touching moment during these super-divisive times.

The whole sketch is a very wholesome exchange, and it just goes to show that people can work out their grievances without reaching for the pitchfork.

Ruth Bader Ginsburg Released from Hospital ... Back in the Game

11/9/2018 9:46 AM PST
EXCLUSIVE

Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg is out of the hospital, but not back on her feet ... quite yet.

RBG was released from George Washington Medical Center in D.C. Thursday after spending the night.  As you know ... she fractured 3 ribs after taking a nasty fall Wednesday ... just one day after the midterm elections.

RBG is the centerpiece of SCOTUS's liberal wing ... and Trump would like nothing more than to replace her with an ultra-conservative. 

She'll be working from home Friday, to maintain an incredible attendance record over her quarter-century on the highest court in the land.

Mind you ... RBG is a cancer survivor, she's had a heart procedure and she's had broken ribs before ... and she's bounced back so quickly she was never out of the game.

Well wishes. 

Michelle Obama Trump's Bigotry Brought out 'Wingnuts' ... Someone Could Have Shot My Family

11/9/2018 6:19 AM PST

Michelle Obama seethed with anger at Donald Trump, saying his false claims about President Obama's birthright could have caused a "kook" to shoot her family. 

Michelle's book, "Becoming," is about to be released, and she is extremely candid about her marriage, saying 20 years ago she felt "broken" after suffering a miscarriage. She says they had to do IVF to conceive their 2 daughters.

On the subject of Donald Trump ... Michelle expressed rage, particularly Trump's baseless birther allegation that Barack was not born in the U.S. She says it was absolutely meant to stir up bigotry and xenophobia, "deliberately meant to stir up the wingnuts and kooks."

She goes on ... "What if someone with an unstable mind loaded a gun and drove to Washington? What if that person went looking for our girls? Donald Trump, with his loud and reckless innuendos, was putting my family's safety at risk. And for this, I'd never forgive him."

As for the "Access Hollywood" video, Michelle says when she heard Trump brag about assaulting women ... her "body buzzed with fury."

She also can't believe so many women voted for a "misogynist" after all Trump has said. 

And, this is interesting ... she's very open how she and Barack received marriage counseling. She says she has a "phenomenal marriage" and "we work on our marriage. And we get help with our marriage when we need it."

CNN On-Air Personalities Targeted By Trump Getting Armed Security

11/9/2018 12:40 AM PST
EXCLUSIVE

President Trump's relentless attacks on CNN have forced the network to take extreme measures -- offering armed security to on-air talent who have reason to fear for their safety.

Network sources tell TMZ ... CNN brass offered reporters and anchors who have been targets of President Trump around-the-clock protection. We're told the logic is simple ... there are Trump fanatics who believe the President when he calls the media and certain reporters "the enemy of the people," and the fear is that they will take violent action.

There's actual proof here ... the person who sent mail bombs targeted CNN at least twice.

We're told CNN has told the targeted employees they can choose the level of protection they want, ranging from round-the-clock armed guards to more limited security, such as following the personality to and from work.

Trump has repeatedly attacked Don Lemon ... and it doesn't seem like a coincidence a self-proclaimed white nationalist Trump supporter threatened to kill him.

More recently ... a 39-year-old Arkansas man was busted Tuesday for making more than 40 calls to CNN that included death threats aimed at Lemon. 

TMZ broke the story ... April Ryan -- a White House correspondent with Urban Radio Networks and well-known CNN contributor -- now has protection after receiving threats over the last few months ... threats which sure seem related to Trump's venom toward her.

We don't know if CNN White House Correspondent Jim Acosta has gotten security after his explosive showdown with the President ... but it seems pretty obvious CNN is concerned and taking appropriate steps to protect him.

George Lopez Charged with Battery ... After Trump Joke Triggers Hooters Fight

11/9/2018 12:50 AM PST
EXCLUSIVE

George Lopez will have to answer for allegedly getting handsy with a fan who trolled him with a Trump joke and a camera in his face, 'cause he's been charged with a crime ... TMZ has learned.

Law enforcement sources tell us George will have to appear in court next month on a misdemeanor battery charge for allegedly roughing up a guy who tried filming him at a Hooters in October ... as the comedian was leaving the restaurant.

We broke the story ... George grabbed the back of the young man's neck ... a guy who had previously asked to take a pic with the comedian. The guy jabbed George with a Trump joke, and then all hell broke loose as George was on his way out.

According to the police report, obtained by TMZ, cops tracked George down the next day at a golf course and asked for his side of the story. Basically, George told cops he didn't want to be filmed, and that's why he tried grabbing the guy's phone away.

George also told cops he believes the guy was trying to bait him by lying in wait at the front door and by throwing out "MAGA" jokes, knowing George is vehemently anti-Trump.

The officer says he informed George he'd be receiving a court summons for misdemeanor battery and that George was compliant. 

Conan O'Brien White House's Acosta Vid Should Win Best Comedy Award!!!

11/9/2018 12:30 AM PST
EXCLUSIVE

Conan O'Brien's laughing his ass off a lot these days, courtesy President Trump and co. -- but the problem is they're also stomping all over the late night host's turf ... according to Conan.

We got COB out in the Big Apple Thursday and asked him to weigh in on the White House yanking Jim Acosta's press credentials after his head-to-head with the Prez. Press Secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders uploaded a vid she said supported the decision -- but the clip is clearly sped up to make it appear Acosta shoved an intern.

Conan's take? Great production skills on the part of Trump's team!

Conan joked with us about how Trump's news conference antics are inspiring his own creativity.

Sounds like he'd be down to hire Trump's comedy writers ... assuming they're available. People do tend to leave the White House. 

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