Eric Nelson is defending Derek Chauvin in trial — but another attorney with the same name as Chauvin’s lawyer is getting mistaken for him… and it’s causing a whole lot of grief, and potential danger. Eric C. Nelson — a Minneapolis-based family law attorney — tells TMZ … people think he’s the Eric Nelson defending…

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The teenager whose video was seen ’round the world of George Floyd being murdered by Derek Chauvin has spoken on the guilty verdict that just came down … and she’s elated. 17-year-old Darnella Frazier just reacted to the news Chauvin was found guilty on all 3 counts, and now faces a max sentence of 40…

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There was another officer-involved shooting in Minnesota this weekend, but it wasn’t at all the kind that people have been protesting over … not even close. Burnsville Police say their officers first encountered a suspected car thief Sunday driving a vehicle with stolen plates, which he crashed. BPD says they were notified this same individual…

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The cop who shot Jacob Blake seven times is back on the job — something JB’s family can’t comprehend … but also something that won’t get fixed with protesting alone … so says Jacob’s lawyer. B’Ivory LaMarr, who’s repping Jacob and his family, tells us the Blakes are incredibly disappointed that Officer Rusten Sheskey rejoined…

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Play video content Newsflare/Storyful Civil unrest continued for a third straight night in Minnesota after the shooting death of Daunte Wright — which saw protestors start to get creative with how they protected themselves. Demonstrators took to the streets again Tuesday evening, gathering outside the Brooklyn Center Police Department and elsewhere in the area to…

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A cleaning woman is taking Chris Brown to court, because she claims one of his dogs got a hold of her sister’s limbs … which sounds like one bloody mess in a lawsuit she’s filed. The woman’s name is Patricia Avila, and in docs, obtained by TMZ, she explains she and her sister had been…

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Play video content BROOKLYN CENTER Newsflare The second night of unrest in Minnesota had echoes of 2020 protests past — as citizens remain furious over Daunte Wright‘s death at the hands of police. Even more people took to the streets Monday evening in the Minneapolis suburb of Brooklyn Center … where folks gathered outside a…

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Play video content Breaking News Windsor Police Department The police officer who pepper-sprayed a Black Army lieutenant in December has since lost his job over the altercation — this as a lawsuit against the cop makes its way through court. The town of Windsor, VA broke the news Sunday, saying Officer Gutierrez had since been…

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Asian hate crime is not peculiar to the United States. An Asian man was brutally attacked in London during a live stream, but he got a big assist from some enraged bystanders. You see the perp kicking the man as the person live streaming, who goes by the name Sherwin, comes to his aid. The…

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“I’ve been waiting on y’all to ask me!!” Draymond Green COULDN’T WAIT to respond to Team USA soccer star Megan Rapinoe on Thursday — after she ripped him for his comments about the female pay gap in pro sports. And, when the Golden State Warriors star began to explain himself … he tried to make…

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Play video content TMZ.com Jerry Seinfeld looked like a man who was cooped up for a year Friday night as he christened the coming-out-of-the-pandemic Gotham Comedy Club in NYC, and the audience “exploded!’ Jerry stopped to talk on his way home, saying the energy inside was so intense he felt like he had gotten electrocuted.…

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Lori Loughlin‘s husband, Mossimo Giannulli, has been sprung from prison early as the dust settles on the college admission scandal — the only question now … is he at home, or is he holed up in a halfway house? Federal prison records show that Mossimo is, indeed, now “located” at a facility called RRM Long…

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Takeoff will not face charges for allegedly raping a woman at a party last year … TMZ has learned. The L.A. County District Attorney’s office tells us it’s declining to prosecute the Migos rapper for the sexual assault allegations made against him in August 2020 due to insufficient evidence. Takeoff’s lawyer, Drew Findling, says his…

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Donald Trump loves him some McDonald’s, but ain’t so keen on paying for it … at least according to a former bodyguard who claims he’s still $130 in the red, thanks to DT. Kevin McKay says he worked as Trump’s bodyguard for 5 years … and one time in 2008, after visiting one of his…

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Ice Cube is about to melt — the dude is heated because he says Robinhood used his face to plug their services without his permission … so now he’s taking them to court over it. The rapper just filed suit against the financial services company — which a lot of people use to buy and…

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Play video content Breaking News Fox 9 A witness who watched George Floyd die in the street was left sobbing on the stand after having to relive the nightmare moment again in court. Charles McMillian broke down while giving testimony Wednesday about the events he says he witnessed on May 25, 2020 … as one…

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Kendall Jenner is getting protection from a man cops say wants to kill her. Kendall beelined it to court Monday and got a judge to grant her a temporary restraining order … to protect her from a 24-year-old man named Malik Bowker, whom she claims traveled across the country to gun her down. According to…

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Play video content Montgomery County Department of Police, A couple of Maryland cops went overboard to send a message to a little kid who allegedly left school without permission — a disturbing encounter that’s just now seeing the light of day. This bodycam video from the Montgomery County Police Dept. was just released, capturing an…

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Deshayla Harris — one of the stars of ‘Bad Girls Club’ — died after falling victim to one of several shootings that occurred in her home state … TMZ has confirmed. Virginia Beach PD confirmed Deshayla’s ID Saturday as one of two fatalities resulting from three separate shootings from Friday night … which appear to…

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Exclusive Jonny Fairplay — one of the most notorious “Survivor” contestants of all time — is off the hook in his criminal case in Virginia … and he’s pretty stoked about it. A Pittsylvania County court clerk tells TMZ … Fairplay’s larceny case has been dismissed as well as his mother’s case. As we first…

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Jacob Blake is going after the police officer who repeatedly shot him in the back as he got in his SUV … he’s suing the officer for the injuries that left him paralyzed. Jacob’s legal team, led by attorney Ben Crump, just filed a federal lawsuit against Kenosha police officer Rusten Sheskey for the August…

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Play video content Exclusive Details @reallycutekid/Instagram A white woman is now persona non grata at a NYC bakery after calling one of its Black employees the n-word — and cops are aware of the situation too … TMZ has learned. Law enforcement sources tell us a harassment complaint was filed after an unidentified lady hurled…

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Exclusive Deshaun Watson‘s attorney, Rusty Hardin, is going scorched earth on the attorney representing the QB’s accusers — claiming Tony Buzbee has “orchestrated a circus-like atmosphere” to unfairly paint Watson as a sexual predator. In his statement, Hardin stands by his client — saying matter of factly, “I believe that any allegation that Deshaun forced…

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The family of the Asian grandmother senselessly attacked in San Francisco aren’t keeping a penny of the nearly $1 million they’ve raised online — a move made at the behest of the victim herself. Xiao Zhen Xie was one of two older women 39-year-old Steven Jenkins allegedly bum-rushed last week along Market Street. Cops arrested…

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