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R. Kelly Will Get Sexual Disorder Treatment, Have No Contact with Minors Upon Release

R. Kelly will be in his 80s when/if he gets out of prison, but there are still concerns the old man will remain a threat -- especially to minors -- so, he'll have to live under a slew of strict conditions and counseling. When Judge Ann M. Donnelly… Permalink ... Continue Reading

Bret Michaels Hospitalized, Poison Show Canceled in Nashville

Sources connected to Bret tell TMZ ... he may have had a bad reaction to medication that is related to COVID ... medication that triggered a reaction as a result of his diabetes. Bret Michaels is currently being treated in a Nashville hospital ...… Permalink ... Continue Reading

Travis Barker's Ex-Wife Shanna Moakler Wishes Him Well After Hospitalization

Travis Barker continues to fight pancreatitis in the hospital, and he's getting support from loved ones and fans around the world ... and now, his ex-wife Shanna Moakler is joining that support team. Shanna, who was married to Travis from 2004 to…


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DDG Cleared on Gun Possession Charges in Los Angeles

DDG's celebrating a big legal victory -- he's no longer facing charges for illegal gun possession -- and it's perfect timing, as the platinum-selling rapper has a big summer tour. We spoke to DDG's manager, Dimitri Hurt ... who tells TMZ Hip Hop… Permalink ... Continue Reading

Lil Tjay Awake & Talking After Almost Fatal NJ Shooting

Lil Tjay is making some significant progress in his recovery after the rapper was shot multiple times ... and while he remains hospitalized, things are starting to move in a good direction. Sources familiar with Tjay's situation tell TMZ he's awake… Permalink ... Continue Reading

Kourtney Kardashian Has Not Left Hospital Since Travis Barker's Hospitalization

The photo agency which licensed the photos of Kourtney, represented they were taken Wednesday in Encino. We've spoken to sources close to Kourtney who tell us the photos are actually from several weeks ago, and she has not left the hospital since… Permalink ... Continue Reading

Kourtney Kardashian Spotted Running Errands During Travis Barker Hospitalization

Kourtney Kardashian clearly has a lot on her mind while husband Travis Barker battles pancreatitis in an L.A. hospital ... spotted out running errands in L.A. Kourtney's solemn expression says it all, as she hit a store in Encino Wednesday dressed… Permalink ... Continue Reading

Xzibit Reaches Breaking Point Over Viacom 'Pimp My Ride' Snubs

Xzibit is ready to bury the hatchet with MTV parent company Viacom over his "Pimp My Ride" legacy -- but says they first need to acknowledge he got screwed in the first place. TMZ Hip Hop caught up with the West Coast vet after he unloaded on… Permalink ... Continue Reading

NBA Star Miles Bridges Resurfaces At Gym After Felony Domestic Violence Arrest

Bridges has yet to address the arrest, but it appears he is resuming his regular schedule ... hitting up a local gym for a workout on Thursday. Bridges looked to be locked in on drills as he worked on some jumpers ... and based on his demeanor, he… Permalink ... Continue Reading

NBA Star Miles Bridges Arrested For Felony Domestic Violence

The Charlotte Hornets have just released a statement regarding Bridges' arrest, saying they're "aware of the situation" and "are in the process of gathering additional information." "We will have no further comment at this time." NBA star Miles…


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Ludacris' Manager Chaka Zulu Allegedly Fired in Self Defense During Shooting

Ludacris' manager, Chaka Zulu, was scared for his life, and actually fired back, allegedly in self-defense, during the Atlanta shooting that's left the music honcho in critical condition. We've spoken with multiple sources who have viewed… Permalink ... Continue Reading

Calvin Harris Enlists Pharrell, Pusha T, Swae Lee, and Snoop for New Album

Calvin Harris is looking to dominate the Summer '22 party waves with his "Funk Wav Bounces Vol. 2" album, and he's enlisting several superstar rappers to get it done. On Wednesday, the legendary DJ dropped a 'Funk Wav' teaser video, along with the… Permalink ... Continue Reading

Ricky Martin Sued by Ex-Manager for Breach of Contract

Ricky Martin's former business manager claims the pop star shorted him millions of dollars, and now she's filed a lawsuit trying to get a piece of his pie ... which she believes is rightfully hers. In legal docs, obtained by TMZ, Rebecca Drucker… Permalink ... Continue Reading

Ludacris’ Manager Chaka Zulu Shooting, 911 Call Reveals Chaotic Scene

Ludacris’ longtime manager Chaka Zulu is one of 3 victims shot outside an Atlanta restaurant, and now we have audio from the horrific scene ... where some calm, quick thinking saved lives. In 911 audio from Sunday’s shooting, obtained by TMZ, a… Permalink ... Continue Reading

R. Kelly Sentenced to 30 Years in Federal Sex Crimes Case

R. Kelly has just been sentenced to 30 years in federal prison following his conviction for 9 federal charges, including sex crimes and human trafficking. The disgraced singer was in the federal courthouse Wednesday in Brooklyn when Judge Ann M.… Permalink ... Continue Reading

Nipsey Hussle's Alleged Killer Gets Jumped in Jail, Requiring Staples in Head

Holder's attorney tells us he was attacked by two people while in his holding cell Tuesday, he was cut in the head by what is believed to have been a razor. Needed 3 staples in the back of his head ... Holder allegedly lost consciousness during the… Permalink ... Continue Reading

Travis Barker Hospitalized for Pancreatitis After Undergoing Colonoscopy

Travis Barker is in the hospital because he has pancreatitis, and doctors believe it was triggered by a colonoscopy ... TMZ has learned. Multiple sources connected to the family tell TMZ ... Travis' Tuesday hospitalization was a result of the… Permalink ... Continue Reading

Travis Barker's Daughter Posts and Deletes Photo of Dad in Hospital

Travis Barker's family continues to be by his side during the drummer's hospital stay ... as evidenced in a photo shared by his daughter. Alabama Barker posted and then deleted an image on TikTok of her holding Travis' hand while he lay in what… Permalink ... Continue Reading

Sam Asghari Calls Married Life with Britney Spears 'Surreal'

Sam Asghari says he's still getting used to the fact Britney Spears is his wife, and to wearing a wedding ring -- but he's also keenly aware marriage has its benefits when it comes to his career. Sam opened up about tying the knot with the pop… Permalink ... Continue Reading

Britney Spears' Lawyer Calls Jamie Spears Vengeful, Shameless for Demanding Deposition

Britney Spears is not going to sit willingly for a deposition ... that was made clear by her lawyer, who filed legal docs saying Jamie Spears is "shameless"  by, among other things, asking a judge for a depo date "shortly after his daughter's… Permalink ... Continue Reading