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Channing Tatum Defends Jessie J From ‘Hateful’ Troll

Channing Tatum hit back at a troll who made a “hateful” remark comparing his girlfriend Jessie J to his ex-wife Jenna Dewan. After the “Magic Mike” star, 39, had shared a sweet Instagram post confirming that he and the pop star, 31, were back together, a hater shaded Jessie in the comments, saying that Channing […]

Farrah Abraham Defends Filming Racy Yacht Video with Daughter Present

Play video content Exclusive TMZ.com Farrah Abraham is not letting Internet trolls control her parenting — she’s blowing off the haters who say she crossed a line with a new sexy video … shot in front of her daughter. We got the former ‘Teen Mom’ and “Backdoor Teen Mom” star leaving Cecconi’s in WeHo Monday, […]

Heidi Klum Defends Simon Cowell and America’s Got Talent

While Gabrielle Union painted a picture of a boys club that unfairly scrutinized her hair and wardrobe, another former female judge is standing by “America’s Got Talent.” Heidi Klum, who recently returned to the franchise for the second season of “AGT: Champions,” airing now, has come out in support of the show’s environment, which has […]

The Biggest Loser Defends Reboot Amid ‘Fat-Shaming’ Criticism

While “The Biggest Loser” was a ratings beast for NBC across 17 seasons from 2004 to 2016, America has evolved its views on body positivity, fat-shaming and exploitation considerably in the interim. Comedians are having to adjust the more provocative edges of their routines, and reality shows are finding themselves in need of a new […]

Jillian Michaels Defends Lizzo Size Remark as Comment on Health Not Value

Play video content Exclusive TMZ.com Jillian Michaels stands by her comment about Lizzo‘s weight, but says don’t for a second think she was fat shaming her over her worth as an entertainer … it was all about her health. We got the fitness guru Thursday morning in NYC, and she was playing a little defense […]

Gene Simmons Defends Putting Ice In His Cereal, Shows How It’s Done

Play video content Exclusive TMZ.com Gene Simmons doesn’t understand why the Internet can’t stop talking about his preference for ice cubes in cereal … he says folks should be worried about more pressing issues, like Vladimir Putin!!! We got the KISS rocker heading into Beverly Glen Deli for a quick bite to eat and had […]

Kanye West Defends TI’s Hymen Check: ‘That’s God Approved!!’

Kanye West has once again thrust rapper T.i. ‘s comments about checking his daughter’s hymen into the spotlight after he defended them during a recent Sunday Service. “I ain’t tellin nobody what to do, I’m expressin’ what I’ve been through. ‘Cause you know people love to take a soundbite and say, ‘This was not exactly […]

Ryan Phillippe Defends Promoting Saudi Festival, Other Stars Catch Heat

Breaking News TMZ.com Ryan Phillippe and a bevy of other high-profile stars are catching tons of flak for promoting a Saudi Arabia event — but Ryan is digging his heels in and going to bat for the nation. Here’s the deal … Ryan and a bunch of other stars like Sofia Richie, Armie Hammer, Irina […]

Queer Eye’s Carson Kressley Defends Justin Timberlake Amid Hand-Hold Controversy

Carson Kressley has a queer eye for the straight guy…. and a straight eye for any queer goings on. The OG star has weighed into the Justin Timberlake hand-holding controversy — insisting there is no controversy to begin with. The 50-year-old was spotted out with pal Kim Johnson last week in LA, and joked with […]

Anderson .Paak Defends Mac Miller Over GoldLink’s Copycat Claims

TMZ/Getty Anderson .Paak isn’t letting a “disrespectful, narcissistic, jealous” attack on his friend, Mac Miller, go unchecked — which is why he’s lighting up rapper GoldLink. The heated beef over Mac’s good name started when GoldLink — who toured with Mac on the GO:OD AM tour — posted what he claimed was a tribute, but […]