This has been a perilous year for Justin Bieber, our favorite swaggy little shit. He was snapped sipping some alleged lean; he took heat for tone-deaf comments in the Anne Frank house; he scuffled with the paparazzi; his friends keep getting his car in trouble; he peed in a mop bucket and yelled "fu ... More >>
In case you missed it (or blocked it out), TMZ unearthed a letter that the infamous Tan Mom--a/k/a Patricia Krentcil--sent to a porn company, saying she's not only hot, she's hot to trot in an adult film, at least if a very big paycheck is dangled like a tube of Coppertone.
By Jason Roche Next time you find yourself in a shouting match with a metal head about what band's penultimate album had the best guitar solo on the third track (it happens) you'll probably find yourself thinking 1) What have I done with my life? B) How drunk am I? Or III) Are there online resource ... More >>
It's been less than a week since the term "tanning mom" entered the pop culture vocabulary, but the bronzed New Jersey catcher's mit mom accused of taking her 5-year-old daughter tanning has now achieved the ultimate cultural accolade: her own action figure.That's right, in addition to getting mocke ... More >>
Yesterday, MTV star Paul Iacono came out on this blog, and the response has been like a gigantic LGBT parade. Rosie O'Donnell--whose daytime talk show Paul used to appear on--tweeted him: "SO PROUD OF U PAULY! U WERE THE MOST ADORABLE GAY KID--I FELL IN LOVE WITH U THE MOMENT WE MET--UR PARENTS R ... More >>
The life of the original paparazzo
The sleuths at TMZ have spotted an important sea change on Jason Alexander's head: the famously bald former Seinfeld star has sprouted new hair. "Jason Alexander: The Magical Hair Growth," says TMZ. Behold, the new George: This is a post about nothing. Alexander tweeted about the new hair ... More >>
Tila Tequila, who is incredibly famous for no reason and who our intrepid Camille Dodero witnessed being attacked by Juggalos, is moving to our fair metropolis. She feels that LA is "played out" (true) and now she's "ready to conquer NYC." She told TMZ, "I'm looking forward to starting a new life ... More >>
Just when you thought Snooki couldn't get any more crazy comes this video of the drunk Jersey Shore character dancing with a potted plant. What will she think of next? [via TMZ]
via APToday is Father's Day! Call your Dad and grill something. Barack Obama and House Speaker John Boehner had a friendly lil' round of golf yesterday with Joe Biden and Ohio Governor John Kasich, and it fixed America. [The Atlantic Wire / Politico] A Manhattan family died yesterday in a ... More >>
via TMZWeiner at the gym.As Anthony Weiner goes on a leave of absence and starts therapy, yet more photos have emerged that the congressman took of himself -- this time, in the gym that members of Congress use. Content-wise, they're what we've come to expect from Weiner's self-portraiture: ce ... More >>
WeissLisa Weiss, the Las Vegas blackjack dealer and Internet friend of Anthony Weiner who came forward to share their various porny messages with the media has now sent an apology letter to Weiner's wife, Huma Abedin, reports TMZ. Whether it's an earnest gesture (hm) or simply an attempt to g ... More >>
Ginger Lee, former porn starAs you might expect, women are now turning up to confess their Internet dalliances with Rep. Anthony Weiner, who conducted relationships with at least six ladies. Along with 26-year-old Texas mom Meagan Broussard, there's Las Vegas blackjack dealer Lisa Weiss, 40, ... More >>
Marty Rathbun and Jason BegheAfter spending more than a week frozen in a mixture of glycol and alcohol, this thetan is ready to re-enter the volcano! We're going to pierce the WALL OF FIRE! (Um, actually, it was a case of walking pneumonia, but whatever. It's good to be back to work.) And wh ... More >>
Oooh! Will America be mad at this, or what? The alleged Botox Mom is a farce! A hoax (as earlier speculated)! A tawdry effort to make a bit of cash and get a little bit famous, reports TMZ, which claims to have a sworn declaration written by a woman named Sheena Upton, who says she was approa ... More >>
TMZ is yet again asking the important -- ahem -- questions. Apparently 80 percent of Americans (who answer TMZ polls) think that Barack and Michelle had sex last night after he "hunted down and killed the most evil man on the planet." This beats Obama's odds in TMZ's previous Did the POTUS Ge ... More >>
Antoine Dodson of "Bed Intruder" fame was arrested last night around 2:30 for marijuana possession. Thank you, TMZ, for taking care of that "Hide yo' pot" joke so I don't have to. Dodson was busted by the Huntsville, Alabama PD, booked on a misdemeanor possession charge, and released shortly afte ... More >>
Michael Becker/FOX Judging by the slavering praise the judges heaped on every last candidate on Wednesday night's American Idol, it was hard to even guess at who would go home this week. Still, losing Pia Toscano is a pretty big surprise. She's one of the few people on the show who actually ... More >>
This should come as a surprise to no one, because this is exactly what Westboro Church does, and then we all get angry, and then they laugh, maniacally, from somewhere inside their alien life forms that are filled with twisty, mean tornado clouds and spiky sharp fingernails instead of hearts ... More >>
TMZ has the story that Chris Brown, who's on probation for the felony beating of Rihanna, is up to his old tricks, though at least it's just objects that he's beating now. Here's what went down: On this morning's Good Morning America, Robin Roberts kept asking Chris about the Rihanna situat ... More >>
The U.K. is negotiating with Libyan rebels to free captured British special forces troops held in eastern Libya, according to CNN. Up to eight men are being detained after "a secret mission to put British diplomats in touch with leading opponents of Moammar Gadhafi ended in humiliation." [CNN] R ... More >>
via GothamistThe Libyan uprising has "reached the capital's doorstep": anti-government forces have taken a town 30 miles from Tripoli, the capital. Yesterday, the U.N. approved sanctions against Libya and President Obama said that Moammar Qaddafi should step down. [NYT] Mohammed Ghannouchi, the ... More >>
Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg has filed a restraining order against Pradeep Manukonda, 31, after a series of very dark Facebook messages -- "please help me, then I am ready to die for you... Please understand my pain" -- and repeated uninvited visits to the Facebook offices in Palo Alto, T ... More >>
TMZ has gotten their hands on video of Charlie Sheen during the epic coke-fueled bender that landed him in rehab again recently. It's incredibly creepy, and kind of sad? There's a lot of Charlie Sheen yelling "Ohhh!" and throwing his arms around, and girls in tight shiny outfits with smiles p ... More >>
Jay Reatard, gone but not forgotten.It is depressing but accurate to note how inexorably the internet bends toward death, and how much of the work of professional critics these days is announcing it, verifying it, and making sense of it (often in that order, unfortunately). Michael Jackson, a ... More >>
via TMZFootage of Miley Cyrus smoking a huge bong filled with salvia, the completely legal and completely hallucinogenic herb, was released by TMZ this morning. Footage leaking = worst trip ever. Salvia is legal in California so the newly 18-year-old Cyrus doesn't have to worry about legal ac ... More >>
• Rep. Charles Rangel will finally get his punishment: The House is expected to vote on his censure for 11 ethics violations today. Although the octogenarian Congressman has been lobbying for a reprimand instead of the harsher censure, it seems unlikely that that will happen. [NBC NY]
Aw! Remember Charlie Sheen and Capri Anderson, the actor and the porn star? She sued him for a million bucks for assault (and he then countersued her for extortion) after he trashed that Plaza hotel room while she cowered naked in the bathroom allegedly fearing for her life? Well, Charlie was ... More >>
• Charlie Sheen's mystery "hooker" was actually a porn star, "Capri Anderson," who's "adamant she's not a working girl," according to TMZ, and was very upset to be identified as such. Her dad, of course, had no idea what she did for a living. [NYP]
Update: Despite doubts that Lindsay Lohan would be sent immediately to jail at her hearing today, that's exactly what happened. Judge Elden Fox ordered her held there without bail until her next court date of October 22 (almost 30 days if she is indeed there the entire time), and per CNN, "sh ... More >>
And now, for three things we already knew: 1) Lindsay Lohan failed a drug test last week. You know already because TMZ reported it on Friday afternoon, exclusively, though the D.A. said they had not yet been notified of the results of the test. Which brings us to two more things we already k ... More >>
via TMZPoor Mrs. Lohan, mother of the year, Carvel ice cream lover. Her house in Merrick, Long Island, has been vandalized by ne'er-do-wells not once but twice in the last week, according to TMZ. This is not going to make Lindsay want to move home, now, is it?
Gotham gossip loses grip, fights off rabble. Rattled tattletales tell all.
It's a great day in politics when the public is accepting of no better a revenge plot than the one Levi Johnston is clearly putting forth at the expense of the Palin family by running for Mayor of Wasilla, Alaska.
TMZ.comVia TMZ, chief ghouls of this particular game: 20 $.44 US postage stamps; 20 envelopes; 10 Nacho Cheese Doritos; 5 Cool Ranch Doritos; 5 Hershey Bars; 5 Hall's; 10 Ruffles; 2 "chocolate chip"; 2 Kool-Aid Punch, 6 Oz. each; 2 Kool-Aid Cherry; 1 "VISTACHEWYCHOCHIPS"; 50 Sugar in Raw; 5 R ... More >>
TMZ is reporting that Jersey Shore's Snooki has been arrested in Seaside Heights, N.J., for disorderly conduct. Apparently earlier today "she was partying on the beach with a beer bong .. only she was filling it up with Coca-Cola," whatever that means. The police have her in custody. No wor ... More >>
Today, TMZ took a valuable couple minutes off of the Lindsay Lohan beat to procure the divorce papers served by The-Dream to his pregnant, deserted wife, Christina Milian. The major revelation? That the pop star filed for divorce nine days prior to the birth of the couple's first child. (TMZ ... More >>
The cast of Jersey Shore may be getting a little big for their True Religions. TMZ is reporting that everyone except Snooki and The Situation are on strike just as shooting is supposed to start for Season 3. Ronnie, Vinny, Pauly D, Sammi, and JWoww are all holding out for more money, it seems ... More >>
TMZ with the scoop! Her name is Kirsten Kennis, the photo was taken in 1983, and now she's suing the band for two million large for using it, citing a forged release the band failed to authenticate before slapping her mug on one of 2010's more remarkable #1 debuts. Gotta assume she'll be comi ... More >>
Two of our nation's prized women -- professional celebrity Kim Kardashian and professional sex partner-cum-professional celebrity Ashley Dupre -- occupy a very similar position in our collective psyche. Not that they're merely sex objects, but they are mostly sex objects. So when a Playboy photog ... More >>
The Addams Family: ghoulish turns into goulash. Get it?At least other nightlife isn't such torture.
Let no one say that the judge who postponed Lil Wayne's prison stay in order for the rapper to get dental work was going easy on the man--TMZ reports Wayne endured an eight-hour procedure on Tuesday that involved eight root canals, significant tooth implant repair, and some much needed grill ... More >>
Despite being stalwart defenders of all things that could possibly be called "joke rap"--from Plastic Little to Das Racist to Donald Glover--we've always found it impossible to enjoy LMFAO, the two twerps responsible for the phrase "I'm in Miami, Bitch" entering the lexicon. Not OK. It's even wors ... More >>
TMZ is backpedalling, as this well-publicized photo, allegedly of JFK sunning himself (far left) while naked ladies disport from his vessel, is revealed to be from a Playboy photo shoot, from which JFK's handlers would almost certainly have prevented him from taking part, despite the encouragement ... More >>
TMZ is reporting that local hero Mike "I have a pet name for my abdominals" Sorrentino of MTV's Jersey Shore worked as a lapdancing exotic dancer for a New York- and Jersey-based troupe of male strippers.
As the women around him negotiate to get more moolah out of his philandering, Tiger Woods could easily start spiraling into an abyss of his own making. By the time the ninth "party hostess" came forward to say she'd played with his golf balls, I guess the stress levels rose, possibly some en ... More >>
Yesterday, the bombshell dropped that dethroned Miss Calfornia Carrie Prejean has a sex tape floating around, one that the ever sensitive TMZ.com won't publish because it's just too tit-iliciously racy. But just the fact that a tape like that exists makes my own chest swell with fury!
I am sure there is a good explanation for this. [TMZ, who else?]
And so there is this, the revelation that after perpetrating a massive hoax at the cost of untold man hours, public resources, and our collective media dignity, the Heene still has so much more of our innocence left to take. TMZ's never-ending exhumation of maddeningly terrible Balloon Boy ep ... More >>
The YouTube phenom that is Slap Chop Rap by DJ Steve Porter has gotten more than 3.7 million views. Now, TMZ reports that the video, a remix of an informercial for Slap Chop, is being aired as a real TV commercial with a few minor tweaks. Here is the original remix for your viewing pleasure. [TMZ ... More >>