The term “Thirty Mile Zone” originated in the 1960s, when due to the growth of location shoots, studios established a “thirty mile zone” to monitor rules for filming in Hollywood. The center of the zone was the offices of The Association of Motion Pictures and Television Producers, formerly at Beverly and La Cienega Boulevards in Los Angeles. TMZ reinvented the thirty mile zone and now serves as the Internet’s premiere address for entertainment news.


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  • TMZ: Victim shot in Nipsey Hussle murder arrested for his gang ties to Nipsey

    LOS ANGELES — One of the victims shot in the Nipsey Hussle murder has been arrested for associating with Nipsey, TMZ has learned. Sources with direct knowledge tell TMZ that Kerry Lathan, a 56-year-old man who was shot in the back outside Nipsey’s Marathon Clothing store, was taken to the hospital, a week ago Sunday, treated and released. Five days after the shooting, Lathan — who is out on parole after serving 20 years for murder — was arrested at […]

  • TMZ: Cardi B and Offset on path to getting back together in 2019

    LOS ANGELES — Cardi B and Offset are putting the  drama of 2018 behind them and turning over a new leaf in the new year … and their friends are confident they’ll be rock solid again soon. Sources close to the hip-hop couple tell TMZ … they’ve been communicating regularly — including while they were thousands of miles apart over the holidays — and are focusing on fixing their marriage. We’re told Offset’s vowing to change his ways and be faithful and honest with her, […]

  • Comedian Ralphie May dies at age 45

    Stand-up comedian Ralphie May has died at the age of 45 TMZ reports. May died at a private residence in Las Vegas Friday morning, October 6th, according to TMZ. The comedian had been battling pneumonia for six weeks and died of cardiac arrest. His stand-up career started back in 2003 when he placed second on “Last Comic Standing.” Since then, May has been touring around the country and appeared on several comedic specials on Netflix and Comedy Central. TMZ says […]

  • Sean Spicer turns down ‘Dancing with the Stars’

    Sean Spicer will NOT be bringing his dancing talents — or lack thereof — to the “Dancing with the Stars” ballroom … TMZ reports. Sources close to Spicer tell TMZ the former White House Press Secretary was flattered by the opportunity, but because he believes he’ll have an “overwhelming number of commitments in the Fall,” he declined the offer. As for whether Spicer had the skills to truly compete on ‘DWTS’ — TMZ’s source said, “He’s not a good dancer.” […]

  • Chrissy Teigen, John Legend welcome baby girl, Luna Simone

    Chrissy Teigen and John Legend are new parents to a baby girl. Teigen gave birth on Thursday, April 14th, according to TMZ. The baby’s name is Luna Simone Stephens. The baby girl weighed 6 pounds 11 ounces.

  • Actress Kate Hudson and Houston Texans J.J. Watt may be dating

    Houston Texans J.J. Watt might be seeing stars… literally! Rumor has it the defensive end is dating actress Kate Hudson, according to TMZ. In a video posted by Hudson, the 36-year-old actress is seen on a date with 27-year-old Watt Monday night, and they’re awfully flirty during what looks to be a romantic dinner. The video shows Hudson and Watt playing with a Snapchat filter that automatically puts stars on one of the people in the video — that’s when […]

  • Comedian Garry Shandling has passed away at the age of 66

    LOS ANGELES — Comedian Garry Shandling died at a Los Angeles area hospital on Thursday, March 24th according to TMZ. Shandling was 66 years old. TMZ said sources familiar with the situation tell TMZ Shandling died from a massive heart attack — with no prior warning whatsoever. TMZ says Shandling made the call to 911 himself, telling the dispatcher he was experiencing a severe medical emergency. Sources told TMZ Shandling lapsed into unconsciousness in the middle of the call. Paramedics were dispatched […]

  • Knife found at O.J. Simpson’s estate reportedly being tested for DNA

    Police are examining what’s been described as a knife said to have been found at the Los Angeles-area estate once owned by former football star O.J. Simpson, Los Angeles police Capt. Andy Neiman said Friday. Police learned within the last month that a former Los Angeles police officer received the item from a construction worker who found it “back in the ’90s,” possibly when Simpson’s former estate in Brentwood was being demolished, according to Neiman. It is being examined for […]

  • TMZ: Sig Hansen from ‘Deadliest Catch’ collapses while fishing; airlifted to hospital

    Captain Sig Hansen narrowly dodged a true “Deadliest Catch” moment when he fell unconscious on the deck while fishing for crab. According to TMZ,  Sig and the crew of the F/V Northwestern were at sea, with cameras rolling, when the captain briefly passed out. TMZ reports that when Sig came to, he brushed it off and wanted to keep fishing. Sig was airlifted to a nearby hospital after the production crew insisted he get medical attention. CLICK HERE for more on this […]

  • “Vanity,” lead singer of 80s girl group Vanity 6 & Prince protege dies at 57

    Vanity, lead singer of the ’80s girl group Vanity 6, has died after years of battling kidney failure and, more recently, an abdominal illness, according to TMZ. Vanity, whose real name was Denise Katrina Matthews, passed away in a Fremont, CA hospital on Monday, February 15th, TMZ is reporting, according to sources close to her family. A few months ago she set up a GoFundMe page, and said she’d been diagnosed with sclerosing encapsulating peritonitis — an inflammation of the small […]

  • TMZ: Brendan Dassey moved from one Wisconsin prison to another

    Brendan Dassey has been quietly moved from one prison to another. TMZ has learned Dassey — the younger subject of Netflix’s “Making A Murderer” — was transferred Wednesday, January 20th from Green Bay Correctional Institution to Columbia Correctional Institution, a Wisconsin maximum security prison about 225 miles away. A spokesperson for the Wisconsin Department of Corrections tells TMZ inmate transfers are common — but wouldn’t elaborate. Sources close to Dassey tell TMZ the move was for several reasons — one of which […]

  • TMZ Sports: Bucks players partied at strip club hours before losing to lowly Lakers

    LOS ANGELES — 16 hours before the Milwaukee Bucks lost to the Los Angeles Lakers on Tuesday, December 15th, several Bucks players hit a Los Angeles strip club and partied until 2:00 a.m., TMZ is reporting. TMZ Sports is reporting O.J. Mayo, Greg Monroe, Khris Middleton and Miles Plumlee were at Ace of Diamonds in Los Angeles on Monday night, December 14th. TMZ Sports has learned they stayed until a little after 2:00 a.m. Kobe Bryant had 22 points and […]

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