Rapper Z-RO No Criminal Charges in Just Brittany Beating Case EXCLUSIVE Houston rapper Z-RO will not face criminal charges for allegedly beating his then-gf Just Brittany ... TMZ has learned. According to court records, a grand jury failed to indict Z-RO Tuesday on felony assault charges. TMZ broke the story ... Z-RO's ex-gf claimed the rapper slapped, punched and dragged her around his house while holding a pistol. Brittany even handed over an audio recording of the alleged beating, prompting cops to arrest Z-RO in July. Brittany later told us -- on "Raq Rants" -- Z-RO rapped about the alleged incident, and claimed he had "no soul in his eyes" during the attack. Z-RO's attorney, Charles Adams, tells TMZ ... there were huge inconsistencies between the recording and the written stateme
Harvey Weinstein Says Brother Bob Responsible for His Demise EXCLUSIVE Harvey Weinstein believes his own brother was responsible for his demise, and he has the proof in the form of a receipt ... but Bob Weinstein says Harvey's a "very sick man" who's slinging fake stories to deflect from his own misdeeds. Sources connected to H.W. tell TMZ, Harvey firmly believes it was his brother Bob who fed The New York Times the information for its sexual harassment story. He believes it was a well-orchestrated plan by Bob to remove Harvey from the company he built. Weinstein, we're told, firmly believes the entire board knew about his sexual harassment troubles for years. Our sources say 7 months ago Bob received Weinstein's entire personnel file which detailed a number of the claims, and he beli...
Harvey Weinstein Flying to Europe Tonight For Sex Addiction Rehab Exclusive Details Harvey Weinstein is boarding a private jet Tuesday night, bound for a rehab center in Europe for sex addiction ... sources connected with the former mogul tell TMZ. We're told Harvey has decided to take the advice of the people around him and leave immediately. We're told he will enter a live-in facility and will deal both with sex and other behavioral issues. Our sources say Weinstein is surprisingly calm, considering the PR nightmare engulfing him. As one source put it, "He has his moments where there are bursts, but for the most part he's pretty calm." We're told Weinstein still believes he can get help, come back and make a fresh start. As a source close to Weinstein put it, "He wants to come back w...
Donald Trump Trashes Jemele Hill She's Killing ESPN Breaking News Donald Trump is firing more shots in his war with Jemele Hill -- implying her anti-Trump stance is singlehandedly killing ESPN's ratings. Less than 24 hours after ESPN hit Hill with a 2 week suspension for tweets about Jerry Jones' threat to bench players who "disrespect the flag," Trump has weighed in. "With Jemele Hill at the mike, it is no wonder ESPN ratings have 'tanked,' in fact, tanked so badly it is the talk of the industry!" Hill has previously called Trump a "white supremacist" -- and the White House called for her to be fired. Make no mistake about it ... these two sides hate each other and it seems Trump won't be happy until ESPN cuts ties with Hill for good. This post was gotten from TMZ
Ralphie May Last Meal Jalapeno Poppers and a Chicken Sandwich EXCLUSIVE It's not exactly a dream ad for Jack in the Box ... Ralphie May chowed down on Jalapeno Poppers and a Chicken Sandwich at 1 AM Friday, and 12 hours later he was dead. We now know Ralphie's last hours. After performing at Harrah's Thursday night, he and a few other comedians went to Jack in the Box, got take out and went to the private residence where Ralphie was staying with a fellow comedian. Ralphie took his bag of food into his room at around 1 AM, shut the door and that's the last time anyone saw him alive. He had a habit of sleeping until noon, so no one thought of checking on him, until Ralphie's assistant showed up just after 12 PM and opened his bedroom door. The assistant found Ralphie unconscious on the f...
Nelly Rape Case Accuser Alerts D.A. ... He's Trying to Intimidate Me!!! EXCLUSIVE 5:40 AM PT -- Nelly's attorney, Scott Rosenblum, fired back at Koehler, "I would suggest rereading the [intimidating a witness] statute. I would further suggest talking to some of the unbiased witnesses." Further, Rosenblum tells TMZ ... "Nelly will continue to respond to her client's baseless allegations." Nelly's rape accuser is calling him out for bullying her so harshly in the media, her attorney believes it rises to the level of a crime and is demanding justice ... TMZ has learned. The alleged victim's attorney, Karen Koehler, says Nelly fired off a letter to prosecutors laying out what she views as verbal attacks made by Nelly's team since TMZ broke the story of Nelly's arrest. In the letter she ...
2 Chainz Sued Here's How We Rolls ... Pay for That Whip!!! EXCLUSIVE 2 Chainz has a lotta nerve skipping out on his Rolls-Royce tab ... according to a high-end auto broker who's suing to get the dough. Highline Holdings Group says 2 Chainz hired them to lock down a Rolls-Royce Phantom Drophead, but when it came time to pay, the rapper was a little absent-minded. According to the docs, obtained by TMZ, Highline negotiated a $262,212 price, to which Chainz agreed and paid most of that sum. He had an outstanding balance of $18,317, and when Highline contacted him he refused to fork over one more penny ... according to the suit. Even though the exotic ride was delivered to his home in Georgia, the broker insists 2 Chainz won't pay. Highline's suing to get the balance plus interest. So far
Future Masks Off at Disneyland For Day of Family Fun!!! EXCLUSIVE Future couldn't hide it behind a mask if he wanted to -- he was in full daddy mode with his kids at Disneyland. Papa Bear took several of his kids, including Baby Future and daughter London, to the Happiest Place on Earth. Friends, like Jus Bleezy, and other family members tagged along for the weekend adventure. Sources tell us the rapper's making the most of downtime in the middle of his Hndrxx World Tour -- and he was into it ... even taking time to pump up his 3-year-old son for a spin on the carousel. No word on if Future hit up Tomorrowland ... but ya gotta figure. This post was gotten from TMZ
Jhene Aiko Already Armed with Big Sean's Face!!! What Ex-Husband? The ink in Jhene Aiko's divorce docs has barely dried, and ditto for the ink used to tattoo Big Sean's face on her arm!!! Yes, the singer is rocking a new tat of her new bf ... just days after officially becoming a single woman again. Downtown L.A. tattoo artist Miryam Lumpini -- aka The Witchdoctor -- showed off her handiwork. You'll recall Sean and Jhene got steamy at a show in June 2016 -- practically cementing rumors she was done with hubby, Dot Da Genius. She filed for divorce a couple months later, and it was finalized just last week. Nothing makes it official -- or dooms the relationship -- like tattooing someone's face on your body. Congrats/good luck! This post was gotten from TMZ
Astros' Josh Reddick Busts Out American Flag Speedo ... Locker Room Turn-Up Breaking News Another huge win for the Houston Astros, another chance for Josh Reddick to pay tribute to Old Glory on his crotch. Reddick rocked his legendary American flag skivvies (again) for the Astros' post-game turn-up after eliminating the Red Sox in the ALDS on Monday ... bustin' out the Red, White & Blue for some champagne showers. Everyone from Justin Verlander to Dallas Keuchel celebrated the 5-4 comeback win to close out the series ... but (thankfully) no one else stripped to their stars and stripes. LET’S GOOOO 🇺🇸🇺🇸🇺🇸 pic.twitter.com/VV86jpKO0r — Houston Astros (@astros) October 9, 2017 This post was gotten from TMZ
Harvey Weinstein Save My Ass! Begged Execs for Support Breaking News Harvey Weinstein made a failed attempt to save his job in the 11th hour, firing off an email to other studio execs and asking them to back him in his time of need. Weinstein's email said, "My board is thinking of firing me. All I'm asking, is let me take a leave of absence and get into heavy therapy and counseling." He added ... "A lot of the allegations are false as you know but given therapy and counseling as other have done, I think I'd be able to get there." As we reported, The Weinstein Co. fired its head honcho Sunday after the New York Times story alleging he'd sexually harassed employees, actresses and others for decades. It seems the letters of support were never sent, or simply weren't persuasive enough. The...
Vegas Halloween Stores Come Buy a Toy Gun And Trick or Treat Away EXCLUSIVE The Las Vegas mass shooting and the horrific carnage it left behind hasn't put a damper on Vegas Halloween stores -- realistic looking toy guns are still for sale. We called a bunch of stores in the area and they say they'll continue pushing toy guns ... but with a new ground rule. Customers were permitted in the past to test and play with the fake weapons in the store ... that's no longer the case, because they feel it will scare other customers, especially kids. The bigger point ... these toys guns are still for sale, which means kids will be brandishing them out on the street on Halloween night, which is a scary proposition given what happened last Sunday. What's unclear ... will customers and soon-to-be Ha
Tom Petty Hometown Mayor Planning Memorial ... Little Help, Gainesville! EXCLUSIVE Tom Petty will be honored in his birthplace ... just as soon as the Mayor and citizens of Gainesville come up with a unique enough concept to honor the rock legend. Mayor Lauren Poe -- who went to the same high school as Tom -- tells TMZ he's putting together a proposal to honor their hometown hero, but says no street sign or symbolic "Tom Petty Day'' will do. Poe says if the city approves a Petty memorial, in theory, his next move will be fielding innovative and interactive suggestions from the public. He's looking for something recurring and interactive -- like an annual gathering for fans that would double as a memorial. Hizzoner will get plenty of pitches -- we're told local musicians have been cover
LaVar Ball Hiring Private Tutors for LaMelo ... Focusing On 2 Subjects EXCLUSIVE LaVar Ball is bringing in the best private tutors he can find to educate his 16-year-old son LaMelo Ball after pulling him out of high school ... TMZ Sports has learned. We spoke with a rep for the Ball family who tells us LaMelo's homeschooling program will consist of "private tutors while LaVar trains him (in basketball) for the next two years to get better and stronger." We asked if there were any areas of study LaMelo will focus on and got this response: "Math and English are his stronger subjects so he can count his money and communicate when it's not right." LaVar previously told ESPN's Ramona Shelburne he was going to bring Melo to the hood for pickup games to keep him in basketball shape ... but
Anton Yelchin Memorialized in Statue Form ... Stars Pay Tribute EXCLUSIVE Anton Yelchin once again stood among loved ones at his burial site this weekend and will remain that way thanks to his family ... TMZ has learned. A bronze statue of Anton was unveiled Sunday above his grave at Hollywood Forever -- where the deceased actor was laid to rest after his tragic death more than a year ago. Sources close to the service tell TMZ ... his family wanted their only son to have a ground monument, which is why he was moved from Mount Sinai Cemetery to Hollywood Forever shortly after he died. Mount Sinai does not allow ground monuments. We broke the story ... Anton was crushed to death by his car after it rolled back and pinned him against a brick mailbox pillar at his home. His parents have b
Kourtney Kardashian I'm Good with Scott Dating Sofia EXCLUSIVE Kourtney Kardashian's got no problems with her ex dating someone else, because if he's happy ... she's happy. Besides ... she's clearly moved on. Our Kardashian sources tell us ... Scott Disick's relationship with 19-year-old Sofia Richie doesn't bother Kourtney, because she thinks it's genuine and feels good that he's moving on. She's clearly done the same, also with someone much younger -- 24-year-old model Younes Bendjima. We're told Kourtney and Scott have been on good terms for months now and have the co-parenting thing down ... and Scott being with Sofia hasn't rocked the boat. As we reported ... Kourtney laid out the rules for Scott -- he had to clean up his act if he wanted to be around their kids. So far, it seems
'DWTS' Maksim Chmerkovskiy Golf Clubs Jacked ... In Weird Getaway EXCLUSIVE Maksim Chmerkovskiy is out one set of expensive golf clubs ... after someone drove by and jacked his gear straight out of his trunk. Law enforcement sources tell us the 'DWTS' dancer was parked outside a Hollywood Hills home Wednesday night, when someone rolled up in an SUV next to his whip. Someone inside the house with Maks saw a man hop out, pop open Maks' trunk somehow and steal his golf club set, which our sources say is worth about $10,000. The guy threw the clubs in his SUV and took off before anyone could stop him. Cops are investigating. This post was gotten from TMZ
Chanel West Coast Future's Mask Designer Gave Me My $10k Glow EXCLUSIVE Chanel West Coast just one-upped Future in the mask game ... wearing one that's bigger and more bedazzled than the one he wore on the BET Awards red carpet. Chanel dropped a few thousand bucks to rent the blinged-out ensemble in her "New Bae" video featuring Nicki Minaj's ex, Safaree Samuels. It's made by Marianna Harutunian, the same designer who created the custom masks Future and his daughter wore to the BET Awards in June. The mask CWC wore retails for $3,000 since it's made with over 8,000 Swarovski crystals. She also wore a Harutunian-designed crown and matching bodysuit in the vid which retail for $3,800 and $3,500, respectively. Chanel's shine would've cost her more than $10k, but sadly she didn't get to