Two and a Half Men — The Secret Charlie Harper Funeral PHOTOS!

Filed under: Charlie Sheen, Ashton Kutcher, Jon Cryer, Angus T. Jones, Two and a Half Men, TV, Exclusive

0804-two-men-funeral-ex2The stage is finally set for Charlie Harper’s funeral on “Two and a Half Men” … which features a tribute to the iconic WARDROBE Charlie Sheen made famous on the show — and TMZ has the pics!

Harper’s trademark bowling shirt and shorts hang at the front of a what appears to be a chapel — surrounded by flowers. There is no sign of a coffin or an urn.

The episode is scheduled to air on Sept. 19 — and according to Deadline.com, the funeral will be packed with just about every memorable chick Harper nailed on the show since it began.

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Mel Gibson Demands MORE Daddy Time with Lucia

Filed under: Mel Gibson, Oksana Grigorieva, Celebrity Justice

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Mel Gibson wants more quality time with his little girl — and in order to get it … he’s demanding a change to his child custody agreement with Oksana Grigorieva.

Sources connected to the former couple tell TMZ Mel has filed a request with the court … for additional overnight visits with 1-year-old Lucia.

Under the current agreement … Mel gets 3 overnights with Lucia every 2 weeks.

Nothing’s decided yet — a hearing is set for September — but if the judge grants Mel’s request, he and Oksana will be much closer to an even 50-50 split of their time with Lucia.

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Soulja Boy Drops $55 MILLION on Private Jet

Filed under: Soulja Boy

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Soulja Boy doesn’t know the meaning of the word recession — because TMZ has learned, the 21-year-old rapper is dropping $55 MILLION on a new private jet.

A member of Soulja’s management team tells us … the kid bought himself a G5 jet as a birthday present to himself this week.

The jet cost $35 mil … but that’s just the beginning. We’re told the birthday boy is dropping an additional $20 million to pimp out his ride with all sorts of cool stuff … like 12 custom Italian leather seats, flat screen TVs, 4 liquor bars, a special travertine tiled floor, and Brazilian hardwood cabinets.

We’re told S.B. is also gutting the in-flight lavatory — and replacing it with a giant, LUXURIOUS bathroom. Oh, he’s also giving the jet a custom paint job … to include his logo.

And if that’s not enough for someone’s 21st — we’re told Soulja’s also spending $300,000 to throw himself a blowout birthday party at a Miami nightclub tonight … and Dwight Howard, Bow Wow, and Sean Kingston are all expected to attend.

Kids these days.

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Katherine Jackson: No Evidence Estate Killed MJ

Filed under: Katherine Jackson, Michael Jackson, Celebrity Justice

Katherine Jackson tells TMZ she knows of NO evidence to support the conspiracy theory that people connected with the Michael Jackson Estate killed the singer.

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A number of people, including LaToya Jackson, have suggested there was a conspiracy to kill Michael, and LaToya has said she believes Estate honchos were involved.

Katherine tells TMZ … “It is only natural for people who loved Michael, including family members, to be suspicious about the circumstances surrounding Michael’s untimely death. So far I have not seen one shred of evidence that anyone associated with Michael’s estate conspired to kill him.

She continues, “If such evidence ever comes to my attention I will be the first to bring those facts to light.

Harry Potter Author Scores Multi-Million $$ Thank You

Filed under: J.K. Rowling, Barry Meyer, Harry Potter, Movies

As if J.K. Rowling wasn’t rich enough — Warner Bros. gave her a token of its appreciation for the latest “Harry Potter” flick — an insanely expensive piece of jewelry.

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Sources close to CEO Barry Meyer tell TMZ … Rowling scored a white gold, antique 40-diamond bracelet worth millions of dollars — which he presented to her at the London premiere after-party.

According to sources, Rowling was nervous about donning such a valuable piece of jewelry before she got it insured … but

Rachel Returns Hush Money To Tiger, Threatens Gloria

Filed under: Gloria Allred, Rachel Uchitel, Celebrity Justice, Tiger Woods, Jay Lavely, TMZ Sports

TMZ has learned … Rachel Uchitel has given Tiger Woods back most of the settlement money he paid her … and now Rachel is preparing to sue Gloria Allred, the lawyer who struck the deal, allegedly because Gloria sold her out for money.

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As TMZ reported, Gloria negotiated a $10 million settlement for Rachel … just hours before Rachel was going to hold a tell-all news conference about Tiger Woods.

Brooke Mueller: Im Off Your Frickin Airplane!

Filed under: Brooke Mueller, Charlie Sheen, Celebrity Justice

Brooke Mueller got into it Tuesday with the crew of a United jet from L.A. to Cancun, and it’s unclear if she was removed from the plane or just got off in a huff.

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Sources close to Brooke tell TMZ … just before the plane was about to push back from the gate, Brooke felt nauseous and said she needed to go to the bathroom.

Dog Chapman — Come On White Boy!!!!!

Filed under: Dog Chapman, Celebrity Justice, TV

A racial confrontation erupted between Dog the Bounty Hunter and a bar owner in Colorado last week … with Dog screaming, “Come on white boy, come on motherf**ker” … after the other guy allegedly called Dog a “half-breed” … and TMZ has the footage.

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It all went down on Thursday at La Montana Linda Restaurant in Breckenridge, Colorado — when Dog’s team stormed into the place looking for the owner’s father … who allegedly jumped bail on breaking and entering charges. Dog was on the hunt for the guy as part of his reality show.

In the video, Dog’s team can be seen marching through the kitchen after entering through the back door. When confronted by a camera-wielding patron, one of the Dog’s team members says, “I’m not a superstar … I can f*ck you up and not get charged.”

At that moment, another member of Dog’s team throws a closed-fist punch at the patron’s face … sending his camera crashing to the ground. We’re told a brawl broke out and another patron was punched in the eye. Check out the injuries below.

World-Record Powerlifter — Sued for $25,000 Dead Weight

Filed under: Scot Mendelson, TMZ Sports, Celebrity Justice

He holds the record for a 715-pound bench press, but badass powerlifter Scot Mendelson hasn’t been pulling his own weight — at least according to his landlord, who claims Scot owes him over $25,000.

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According to the lawsuit, filed recently in L.A. County Superior Court, Scot rented out space for a gym in L.A. last year — called Xert — but failed to pay portions of the rent from January 2011 to June, including taxes and fees … totaling $25,651.07.

Scot’s landlord claims he gave the muscleman 3 days notice last month — to pay up or get the hell out — but Scot hasn’t budged … and STILL owes the full sum.

Now, the landlord claims Scot’s unlawfully squatting on the property — and he wants him to pay the piper, stat … plus $325 for each day Scot continues to occupy the property.

0707_scott_mendelson_launchScot had no comment.

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Casey Anthonys Lawyer: We TOASTED Because …

Filed under: Casey Anthony, Celebrity Justice

Casey Anthony’s defense lawyer tells TMZ … his team popped bubbly and raised their glasses after the not-guilty verdict because “We have a long-standing tradition; we toast to the Constitution.”

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TMZ spoke with Cheney Mason — the guy with the beard — who tells us his team decided to hit the Terrace 360 restaurant across the street from the courthouse Tuesday because, “We were celebrating saving Casey Anthony’s life.”

Mason also defended his use of his now infamous middle finger salute
that day — telling us it was directed at a “guy from a radio station
who has been stalking my team for months.”

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Cheney says, “He was yelling at the ladies on my team, ‘Are you on your period?’ and he was also calling them ‘baby killers.'”

“This guy was outside and pounding on the glass and I flipped the son-of-a-bitch off, and I’ll do it again!”

Cheney states —

Arnold Gets the House, the Rest is Up for Grabs

Filed under: Maria Shriver, Arnold Schwarzenegger, Celebrity Divorce, Celebrity Homes, Celebrity Justice

TMZ has learned … Arnold Schwarzenegger will get the family home in Brentwood, CA as part of his divorce settlement with Maria Shriver … but virtually nothing else has been worked out.

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We’re told there will be no issue … All of the assets in the marriage are community property, which means Arnold and Maria have a 50/50 interest.