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Another Ass Sues Viacom


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Another Ass Sues Viacom

If you thought David Gest was the only ass to recently sue Viacom, think again.

A Montana man named Jack Ass has sued MTV's parent company, accusing the music channel of "plagiarizing" and "defaming" his good name in connection with the show "Jackass."

The 44-year-old Ass, who legally changed his name from Bob Craft in 1997, is seeking at least $10 million from Viacom, which Ass contends is "liable for injury to a reputation I have built and defamation of character I have created."

Here is the pro se complaint Ass filed on November 29 in Montana's District Court. (3 pages)