Selena Gomez In Dire Straits for Months Before Kidney Transplant 9/14/2017 6:19 AM PDT EXCLUSIVE Selena Gomez‘s kidneys were failing long before she received her transplant … TMZ has learned. We’ve learned when Selena was in Chicago for The Weeknd‘s concert back in May she was rushed to the hospital because of kidney failure. Abel
Apple’s iPhone X Launch UK Artist Gets Ultimate Publicity I’m Closer to a Record Deal! 9/13/2017 4:42 PM PDT EXCLUSIVE Apple’s head honchos gave the biggest plug possible to an unsigned, independent artist during their iPhone X launch, and she could land a record deal because of it. We spoke with British singer/songwriter Emma Blackery
Troy Gentry Helicopter Crash Caused by Engine Failure 9/13/2017 10:56 AM PDT EXCLUSIVE The helicopter crash that killed country singer Troy Gentry was caused by a faulty engine. The NTSB has issued its preliminary accident report, obtained by TMZ … which says the pilot “was unable to control engine rpm with throttle inputs.” Translation …
Blac Chyna Steals Tyga’s Producer … Big Guests on Music Debut 9/13/2017 12:50 AM PDT EXCLUSIVE Blac Chyna‘s upcoming debut album is following a recipe for success — feature a bunch of big name rappers … and team up with the guy who made her baby daddy a star. Sources close to Chyna tell TMZ
Kendall Jenner’s Company Tupac Just Got Her Sued!!! 9/12/2017 4:50 PM PDT EXCLUSIVE Kendall Jenner‘s company is being sued over something that’s been dogging her for months now … the use of some iconic rap legends to hawk her shirts … and this time it’s about Tupac, Biggie and Redman. Famed photog Al Pereira has
Britney Spears My Bod Needs Massaging, Y’all! 9/12/2017 10:03 AM PDT EXCLUSIVE Britney Spears spent millions in 2016, but dropped most of it in the same stores where you probably shop — of course, you probably didn’t make over $15 million last year. TMZ obtained new docs filed in Britney’s conservatorship, which show she dropped
Macklemore HOW’d He Survive?!! 1st Pics of Head-On Crash 9/12/2017 12:05 AM PDT EXCLUSIVE The alleged drunk driver who smashed head-on into Macklemore was nearly ejected through his windshield … which is clear from the first pics of the horrific crash scene. TMZ obtained the photos of the pickup truck sitting nose-to-nose with Macklemore’s Maybach.
Hurricane Irma and Harvey Telethon Draws Huge Stars On Live, 17-Network Broadcast 9/11/2017 2:15 PM PDT EXCLUSIVE The telethon to raise money for victims of Hurricanes Irma and Harvey has picked up steam, and could be one of the biggest ever of its kind when it hits the air tomorrow night. The list of celebs
DeRay Davis on Tamar Braxton Yeah, We Argued … But I Never Said I’d Sic My Sisters! 9/10/2017 11:03 AM PDT EXCLUSIVE DeRay Davis has a funny way of explaining his on-set blow up with Tamar Braxton last week … which involves board games, family, and only a partial denial. We got the comedian Saturday
Jim Jones Come At Me, Irma!!!! I’m Stocked On Captain Crunch!!! 9/9/2017 12:50 AM PDT EXCLUSIVE Rapper Jim Jones is riding out Hurricane Irma but he won’t be going hungry because his Miami crib is stocked to the brim with a 2-year supply of his favorite cereals! We spoke with the rapper who told us
Janet Jackson Fans Settle Live Nation Lawsuit Over Cancelled Tour Refunds 9/8/2017 5:59 PM PDT EXCLUSIVE Janet Jackson just fired up her “Unbreakable” tour Thursday at exactly the same time Live Nation settled with some disgruntled fans who didn’t get a refund when the tour was put on ice so she could have a baby.
Aaron Carter Calls to Cops Spurred by Family Fears He’s Relapsing 9/8/2017 12:57 PM PDT EXCLUSIVE Aaron Carter‘s family is desperate to get him help because they fear he’ll relapse, hurt himself or worse … TMZ has learned. Sources close to the Carter family tell us some of Aaron’s relatives believe he’s suffering a mental
Don Williams Dead at 78 9/8/2017 1:03 PM PDT Breaking News Country singer Don Williams — a 2010 inductee into the Country Music Hall of Fame — has died after a short illness … according to his rep. The Texas native began his music career in the 1960s, but went solo in 1971. He was
Country Star Troy Gentry Killed in Helicopter Crash 9/8/2017 12:58 PM PDT Breaking News Troy Gentry — one half of the country music group Montgomery Gentry — was killed in a helicopter crash in New Jersey on Friday. He was 50 years old. The helicopter crashed in a field in Medford around 1 PM ET.
Bobby Brown No Free Moonwalk Lessons!!! (I Forget How to Do It) 9/8/2017 9:51 AM PDT EXCLUSIVE Bobby Brown can reminisce about teaching Michael Jackson to moonwalk, allegedly … but that’s about it. We got the R&B legend outside the Dream Hotel in Hollywood Thursday night where our photog went looking for a freebie —
Lonzo Ball Drops 1st Rap Single Melo’s the Greatest 16-Year-Old Alive! 9/8/2017 9:02 AM PDT Breaking News Lonzo Ball‘s has finally released his first rap single — and it’s a 2-and-a-half minute tribute to his 16-year-old brother, Melo. It’s called “Melo Ball 1” — portions of the song were used in the first promo spot
Janet Jackson Looking Soo Good Back Onstage … Just Ask Tyler Perry 9/8/2017 8:52 AM PDT Janet Jackson is finally back on tour, and fans — including Tyler Perry — are reaping the benefits of some serious post breakup hotness. Janet resumed her State of the World tour Thursday night in Lafayette, Louisiana — but
Tamar Braxton Blows Up After Lip-Sync Accusation 9/8/2017 12:40 AM PDT EXCLUSIVE Tamar Braxton and comedian DeRay Davis got into an explosive argument over lip-sync trash talk and threats he’d unleash his sisters on Tamar to open up a can of ass whoopin’. Production sources tell TMZ … the altercation went down Wednesday during filming
Lil Wayne I’m Back in Studio With NBA’s Damian Lillard 9/7/2017 3:13 PM PDT Breaking News Lil Wayne‘s back grinding in the recording studio — despite doctor’s orders to cool out — and he has an all-star guest with him. Damian Lillard was hanging with Weezy Thursday at a studio we believe to be in
‘American Idol’ Judge Budget Running Dry … How ‘Bout a Disney Deal? 9/7/2017 12:40 AM PDT EXCLUSIVE “American Idol” is struggling to land judges to join Katy Perry because of budget limitations, but it still has a weapon on reserve to lure ’em in — a partnership with Disney. Our ‘A.I.’ sources tell us …
Gucci Mane Probation Ends 2 Yrs Early I’m Out this Bitch!!! 9/6/2017 1:35 PM PDT Breaking News Gucci Mane not only has a bride-to-be, he also has his s*** together — so a judge is letting him off probation 2 years ahead of schedule. Gucci’s lawyers filed docs in Atlanta asking the judge to end
Jason Whitlock Kaepernick Impersonator Is Kid … from Kid ‘n Play 9/6/2017 7:35 AM PDT EXCLUSIVE The man dressed up like Colin Kaepernick during a segment with FS1 star Jason Whitlock is not white … despite what the Internet thinks. He’s actually Kid from Kid ‘n Play — aka Christopher Reid, star of ‘House Party’
Tilman Fertitta Pumped About Buying Rockets … Praises Beyonce 9/5/2017 11:29 AM PDT EXCLUSIVE Tilman Fertitta tells TMZ Sports he’s absolutely STOKED about buying the Houston Rockets — explaining it’s been a lifelong dream … and he wants to bring Beyonce into the fold. We spoke with the “Billion Dollar Buyer” star moments after it
Lil Wayne Out of Hospital Needs 2 Weeks to Recover 9/5/2017 11:14 AM PDT EXCLUSIVE Lil Wayne‘s been released from the hospital, and we’re told he’s taking a break from work to get himself right … on doctor’s orders. Sources close to the rapper tell TMZ … the seizures that forced him into the hospital
Taylor Swift to Kylie Jenner Look Where You Made Me Move 9/5/2017 1:00 AM PDT EXCLUSIVE Taylor Swift is horning in on the life of Kylie Jenner in a big way … by taking up a bigger billboard than hers, right across the street. A new billboard featuring Taylor’s mug promoting her new single, “Look
Lil Wayne Been Double Cuppin’ All Year Despite Battling Seizures 9/4/2017 10:30 AM PDT EXCLUSIVE Lil Wayne continues playing with fire by downing sizzurp, and there’s plenty of visual evidence he’s been doing it regularly for months leading up to his latest seizure. TMZ broke the story … Wayne was hospitalized Sunday night in Chicago
Taylor Swift Locking Down ‘The Old Taylor’ … Legally Speaking 9/4/2017 1:00 AM PDT EXCLUSIVE The “old” Taylor Swift may be dead, but the new one still wants to make a buck off her … TMZ has learned. T-Swift has filed to trademark a bunch of titles and catchphrases from her new album, “Reputation” —
Burning Man Guy Runs Into Flames Becomes the Next Burning Man 9/3/2017 11:59 AM PDT A man was airlifted to the hospital this weekend after he ran head-on into a sea of fire at the Burning Man festival … and it was all caught on camera. Here’s how it went down … a guy literally
Tupac Shakur He Knew Who Pulled The Trigger 9/3/2017 12:50 AM PDT EXCLUSIVE Tupac Shakur knew who killed him but his murder remains unsolved because the Las Vegas PD never wanted to solve it … according to a new 2Pac special, and TMZ has the exclusive first clip. Pac’s getting his own ‘Snapped: Notorious’ documentary
Luke Bryan ‘American Idol’ Wants You Judge Seat #2 9/2/2017 12:13 PM PDT EXCLUSIVE Luke Bryan could be sitting next to Katy Perry very soon … as the second judge on the panel of the new “American Idol.” Our ‘A.I.’ sources tell us … producers have reached out to Luke and made him an offer.