Sorry, Conor McGregor … there’s a “0.00% chance” you’ll get your rematch with Khabib Nurmagomedov — so says Khabib’s manager.
We spoke with Ali Abdelaziz (looking fresh in his Versace shirt) after Khabib’s big victory over Dustin Poirier in Abu Dhabi this weekend … and we had to ask who’s next on the hit list!!!
Of course, Dana White has said he wants Khabib to fight Tony Ferguson — the #1 ranked lightweight contender — but Ali says Tony’s not the priority.
“Georges St-Pierre is next,” Ali tells TMZ Sports … “If Khabib is going to fight for legacy, a fight with GSP would be a huge fight.”
Ali says Tony has never been a champion — while GSP is widely regarded as one of the greatest UFC fighters of all time … so for him, it’s a no-brainer.
Plus, Ali says there’s WAY more money in a Khabib vs. GSP fight … explaining, “People would care more!!!”
Ali tells us, Khabib could be ready to take that fight before the end of 2019 — and he’s confident Georges could be ready too.
As for Conor — who recently tweeted about wanting a 2nd crack at Khabib — Ali says Khabib has nothing left to prove … and since he smashed McGregor so badly in the first fight, there’s no need for a rematch.
“Not interested at all … for what?!? We already beat him, we already whooped his ass.”
Ali also says Khabib doesn’t want to get involved with the “ugliness” associated with Conor … an obvious reference to the racist and disgusting insults McGregor spewed while promoting the fight.
“We don’t wanna go through with this Conor bulls**t again.”
When asked specifically about the chances of a rematch coming together, Ali said bluntly — “0.00.”
While some were surprised to see Brad Pitt stop by Kanye West‘s weekly Sunday Service on Sept. 1 in L.A.’s Watts neighborhood, it turns out the actor, 55, and the rapper, 42, have been acquaintances for some time.
“Kanye and Brad have been friendly for a while. There’s definitely a common respect between the two of them,” a source tells PEOPLE. “Kanye has always been a big fan of Brad.”
Although the two may have different political and religious views, the source says they’ve found a common bond over fatherhood and enjoy each other’s company. Pitt is dad to Maddox, 18, Pax, 15, Zahara, 14, Shiloh, 13, and 11-year-old twins Vivienne and Knox, while West and Kim Kardashian are parents to North, 6, Saint, 3½, Chicago, 1½, and Psalm, 3 months.
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“They talk about their differences and are extremely respectful when they do,” says the source. “They have fatherhood in common, and to Kanye, that’s huge. Kanye will talk to anyone who has kids. He’s constantly seeking advice, giving advice, comparing notes.”
During his stop at West’s service, the Once Upon a Time… in Hollywood actor appeared in several fan videos and was seen chatting with West.
“Kanye was so happy that Brad came,” says the source. “He has wanted to share that with Brad for awhile.”
Kim Kardashian West may have just leaked a preview of Kanye West‘s upcoming new album.
On Thursday, the reality star, 38, posted a seemingly cryptic photo on Twitter with the title of her husband’s new album, Jesus Is King.
The photo, which features a copy of the Bible opened to Psalm 57:6, a flashlight, a jar of lemons and multiple rough drafts, focuses on a sheet of notebook paper teasing the album title and a potential track list of West’s upcoming project.
The list ends with a note of Sept. 27 — the album’s slated release date.
The speculated tracklist includes twelve spiritual-themed titles such a “Garden,” “God Is”, “Baptized,” “Sweet Jesus” and “Sunday.”
Another title included on the list is called “Water,” which West, 42, previewed to fans during select Sunday Services — a spiritual musical performance experience that includes some of his greatest hits such as “Jesus Walks” and “Lift Yourself” — this year.
Last year, the rapper released Ye, his first full-length project since 2016’s Life of Pablo and collaborative album Kids See Ghosts with friend Kid Cudi.
The artist was supposed to drop another album, Yandhi, in September 2018, but it was postponed until November and eventually delayed indefinitely.
“I didn’t finish it,” the rapper said during a TMZ Live interview at the time.
West also released the single, “Brothers,” for season 2 of the BET drama Tales in July, marking the rapper’s first solo project in a year. Since then, he’s been featured on collaborations such as December 2018’s “One Minute” with XXXTentacion and January’s “Mixed Personalities” with YNW Melly.
He is continuing to work on his forthcoming album Yandhi as well as his weekly Sunday Services.
Tomi Lahren has found a new high-profile Twitter target: Kim Kardashian.
The conservative pundit took to Twitter Monday to hit out at the reality star, who has aligned herself with the White House to promote her new passion project for criminal justice reform.
Kardashian, who successfully lobbied President Trump to grant clemency to Alice Marie Johnson last year and most recently thanked him for trying to persuade Swedish authorities to free rapper A$AP Rocky, has been lauded by some conservatives for working with the current administration.
But Lahren — who has previously called out soccer star Megan Rapinoe and rapper Cardi B on social media — isn’t so impressed with Kardashian’s backing of the First Step Act, legislation which offers improved provisions for inmates as well as reduced federal sentences for drug offenses. Kardashian is credited with encouraging Trump, who signed the bill into law last December, to support it.
17PHOTOSFox News contributor Tomi Lahren out and aboutSee GalleryFox News contributor Tomi Lahren out and aboutLOS ANGELES, CA – OCTOBER 21:Conservative commentator Tomi Lahren speaks during Politicon 2018 at Los Angeles Convention Center on October 21, 2018 in Los Angeles, California.(Photo by Michael S. Schwartz/Getty Images)LOS ANGELES, CALIFORNIA – JULY 31:Conservative Political commentator Tomi Lahren attends the ‘Death Of A Nation’ Premiere at Regal Cinemas L.A. Live on July 31, 2018 in Los Angeles, California.(Photo by Greg Doherty/Getty Images)LOS ANGELES, CA – JULY 11:Tomi Lahren is seen on July 11, 2018in Los Angeles, CA.(Photo by SMXRF/Star Max/GC Images)LOS ANGELES, CA – MARCH 20:TV personality Tomi Lahren attends the God’s Not Dead: A Light in Darkness premiere on March 20, 2018 in Los Angeles, California.(Photo by Jesse Grant/Getty Images for Pure Flix Entertainment )Tomi Lahren, conservative political commentator and Fox News contributor greets fans waiting in line outside the Keswick theatre in Glenside, PA on May 17, 2018. Across the street from the Philadelphia suburban theatre a group of demonstrators stage a protest to oppose Lahrens political views. (Photo by Bastiaan Slabbers/NurPhoto via Getty Images)Tomi Lahren speaks during Politicon at the Pasadena Convention Center in Pasadena, California on July 29, 2017. Politicon is a bipartisan convention that mixes politics, comedy and entertainment. (Photo by: Ronen Tivony) (Photo by Ronen Tivony/NurPhoto via Getty Images)PASADENA, CA – JULY 29:Tomi Lahren (L) and Charlie Kirk at Politicon at Pasadena Convention Center on July 29, 2017 in Pasadena, California.(Photo by John Sciulli/Getty Images for Politicon)PASADENA, CA – JULY 30:Tomi Lahren at Politicon at Pasadena Convention Center on July 30, 2017 in Pasadena, California.(Photo by John Sciulli/Getty Images for Politicon)PASADENA, CA – JULY 30:(L-R) John Phillips, Tomi Lahren, and Dennis Prager at Politicon at Pasadena Convention Center on July 30, 2017 in Pasadena, California.(Photo by John Sciulli/Getty Images for Politicon)PASADENA, CA – JULY 29:Tomi Lahren (L) and Priscilla Presley at Politicon at Pasadena Convention Center on July 29, 2017 in Pasadena, California.(Photo by John Sciulli/Getty Images for Politicon)PASADENA, CA – JULY 29:Chelsea Handler (L) and Tomi Lahren at ‘Chelsea Handler in Conversation with Tomi Lahren’ panel during Politicon at Pasadena Convention Center on July 29, 2017 in Pasadena, California.(Photo by Joshua Blanchard/Getty Images for Politicon)PASADENA, CA – JULY 30:Tomi Lahren speaks during her appearance at Politicon 2017 at Pasadena Convention Center on July 30, 2017 in Pasadena, California.(Photo by Michael Schwartz/Getty Images)PASADENA, CA – JULY 30:Tomi Lahren (L) and Symone Sanders at Politicon at Pasadena Convention Center on July 30, 2017 in Pasadena, California.(Photo by Joshua Blanchard/Getty Imagesfor Politicon)PASADENA, CA – JULY 30:Michael Steele (L) and Tomi Lahren at the ‘Now What, Republicans?’ panel during Politicon at Pasadena Convention Center on July 30, 2017 in Pasadena, California.(Photo by Michael Schwartz/Getty Images)PASADENA, CA – JULY 29:Tomi Lahren (L) and Robert Davi at Politicon at Pasadena Convention Center on July 29, 2017 in Pasadena, California.(Photo by John Sciulli/Getty Images for Politicon)PASADENA, CA – JULY 29:Chelsea Handler (L) and Tomi Lahren at the ‘Chelsea Handler in Conversation with Tomi Lahren’ at Politicon at Pasadena Convention Center on July 29, 2017 in Pasadena, California.(Photo by John Sciulli/Getty Images for Politicon)THE VIEW – Today’s guest include actor Jussie Smollett and Conservative Commentator Tomi Lahren on ABC’s ‘The View.’ ‘The View’ airs Monday-Friday (11:00 am-12:00 pm, ET) on the ABC Television Network.(Photo by Lorenzo Bevilaqua/ABC via Getty Images) JOY BEHAR, SUNNY HOSTIN, PAULA FARIS, TOMI LAHREN, SARA HAINES, JEDEDIAH BILAUp Next
Fox Nation host Lahren is no fan of the First Step Act, calling its supporters “felon-friendly” and calling Kardashian’s role as the “the political thought leader of the right” a “mistake.”
Lahren’s outburst was prompted by Fox News host Tucker Carlson’s segment bashing the law, which he claims, citing exclusive data from an unnamed Trump administration official, “has allowed hundreds of violent criminals and sexual predators back onto the streets.” (According to the data Carlson claims to have received, 960 of the 2,243 inmates released under the First Step Act were in prison for drug-related offenses, while the remainder were imprisoned for crimes varying from robbery to sex offenses to homicide.)
While Kardashian has not yet responded to Lahren’s diss, the controversial commentator is getting her fair share of criticism.
LOS ANGELES, July 10 (Reuters) – Singer Taylor Swift was named the world’s highest-paid entertainer on Wednesday but was closely followed by two members of the wider Kardashian clan – reality star turned cosmetics queen Kylie Jenner and rapper Kanye West.
The annual Forbes Celebrity 100 list also saw soccer stars Lionel Messi, Cristiano Ronaldo and Neymar among the top 10, along with British singer-songwriter Ed Sheeran and 1970s soft rock band The Eagles, who embarked on a new tour in 2018.
West, the husband of Kim Kardashian, returned to the list after a four-year absence. Forbes estimated his pre-tax earnings at $150 million, driven mostly by his popular Yeezy sneaker line, putting him in third place. Kim Kardashian ranked No.26 on the list.
Swift, hot off her 2018 “Reputation” tour and album, earned an estimated $185 million to take the No. 1 spot. The 29-year-old pop star also topped the list in 2016 after her best-selling “1989” tour and album.
10PHOTOSForbes: World's highest-paid actors of 2018See GalleryForbes: World's highest-paid actors of 2018
10. Chris Evans
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9. Salman Khan
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8. Adam Sandler
7. Akshay Kumar
6. Will Smith
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5. Jackie Chan
4. Chris Hemsworth
3. Robert Downey Jr.
2. Dwayne Johnson
1. George Clooney
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Jenner, 21, the half-sister of Kim, Khloe and Kourtney Kardashian, came in second place after bringing in an estimated $170 million thanks to her booming online lip kits and cosmetics company.
Earlier this year Forbes declared Jenner to be the world’s youngest billionaire.
Forbes compiled its 2019 list by estimating pre-tax earnings from June 2018-June 2019, before deducting fees for managers, based on data from Nielsen, touring trade publication Pollstar, movie database IMDB and interviews with industry experts and many of the celebrities themselves.
The magazine said the world’s 100 highest-paid celebrities pulled in $6.3 billion pretax over the past 12 months.
American boxer Floyd Mayweather and actor George Clooney took the top two spots on last year’s list but landed outside the top 10 this time.
The complete list can be found at http://www.forbes.com/celebrities
(Reporting by Jill Serjeant; Editing by Cynthia Osterman)