6ix9ine Says He’s Not a Snitch or a Rat Because Gang Members Betrayed Him

Play video content Exclusive TMZ.com Tekashi 6ix9ine does NOT believe what he did in court to save his own skin was snitching … and he laid out his argument Thursday on “TMZ Live.” As you know, Tekashi became the star witness in his 2018 RICO case by testifying against his fellow gang member buddies … […]

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Will Smith Says He’s Never Encountered a Smart Racist Person

Play video content Pod Save America Will Smith says his encounters with blatant racism all involved pure stupidity — as in, really stupid people, but he also has a theory about smart racists. The actor dished on the ‘Pod Save America’ podcast, in which he discussed his experience with racism both before and during his […]

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Questlove Says Calling Out HFPA’s Lack of Diversity is Lip Service, Until it Changes

Play video content Exclusive TMZ.com Questlove says Amy Poehler and Tina Fey calling out the Golden Globes organization for a lack of diversity doesn’t amount to much more than a performance … at least for now. We got “The Tonight Show” band frontman heading into work Monday at NBC Studios in New York City and […]

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Bill Maher Says Cancel Culture is Destroying America

Bill Maher took aim at cancel culture, saying it’s become McCarthyism in reverse. Maher ended ‘Real Time’ Friday night with a blistering attack on cancel culture, using examples like Chris Harrison and Justin Timberlake, but warning it’s not just about celebrities anymore … he says it’s coming to a neighborhood near you. Bill grouses he […]

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Cardi B Says It’s “Insulting” to Be Paid Less Than White Colleagues in the Music and Fashion Industry

Just four months ago, the “Be Careful” rapper defended her collection of designer handbags—most notably, her many Hermès Birkin bags—after a tweet went viral for criticizing Black women for purchasing luxury items, horribly suggesting they “depreciate the value of a Hermés Birkin bag.” “Why is it that y’all asking female rappers if they could get a […]

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Prince Markie Dee Had Heart Issues Before Death, Manager Says

Exclusive Prince Markie Dee had a serious cardiovascular issue that had gone untreated, and his manager suspects that’s what caused his sudden death. Markie’s manager and best friend, Louis “Uncle Louie” Gregory, tells TMZ … about a week before he died, Markie went to a hospital where he was told he would need a stent […]

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Dolly Parton’s No-Statue Wish Should be Respected, Says TN Rep

Exclusive If Dolly Parton doesn’t want a statue of herself at the Tennessee Capitol, then that’s exactly what should happen … according to the politician who suggested it, and already has a plan B. Tennessee State Rep. Jeremy Faison brought up Dolly’s name in 2019 as the best replacement for the Nathan Bedford Forrest statue […]

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Green Party Says The Rock Not Tough Enough to Be Its Presidential Candidate

Exclusive Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson will get clobbered as a third-party Presidential candidate unless he’s willing to stand up to billionaires and fight for everyday people … so says the Green Party. As you may have heard … the WWE superstar-turned Hollywood megastar now says he’d seriously consider running for Prez “if that’s what the […]

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Actor Daniel Wu Says Asian-Americans in Fear as Racist Attacks Increase

Play video content Exclusive TMZ.com Daniel Wu says that much of the Asian-American community are afraid to celebrate the upcoming Chinese New Year in public amid a spike in racist attacks. The actor joined us on “TMZ Live” Thursday and told us why Chinatowns across the country are looking like ghost towns on the eve […]

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Morgan Wallen Says He’s Met with Black Orgs, Been Sober Since N-Word Video

Morgan Wallen says he’s gained an understanding of the hate his words carry and he’s a sober and changed man since video of him casually using the n-word was published. Wallen posted a lengthy apology video Wednesday, saying he’s taken the last week to gather his thoughts and get an education. Wallen revealed he’s met […]

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