Mini-Me Sues for Maxi-Bucks

Mini-Me Sues for Maxi-Bucks-photo

Even tiny people can fight back big time. Verne Troyer, or Austin Powers' little Mini-Me, filed a $20 million federal lawsuit against gossip site TMZ for running snatches of a sex tape he made with his girlfriend at the time, standard-size actress Ranae Shrider.

Dr. Evil's right-hand man says the tape was stolen and that cease-and-desist letters sent to the Website were ignored.

The suit alleges invasion of privacy, breach of copyright, trademark infringement, violation of right to publicity and misappropriation of name and likeness, and also targets Kevin Blatt, whose claim to fame is the purveyance of Paris Hilton's One Night in Paris seXXX tape.

Troyer seems to believe that his video slid through Blatt's porn-brokering hands and onto the Internet.

Blatt is reportedly in cahoots with SugarDVD, which E! Online says bannered a "full-length 50-minute video of Mini-Me in bed with a hot, young, FULL-SIZED sexy woman."

And who wouldn't want to see a little Verne going a long way?

 

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  • noah
    noah

    i'm still buying it.

  • lilmissmonk
    lilmissmonk

    Just the 2 of them, they can make a sex tape if they try

  • flirtyfabulous
    flirtyfabulous

    he didn't want it to be leaked, my butt.

  • sharkbait
    sharkbait

    EWWWW. I really need to stop reading stories about this. I think we're all there with you on that

  • notobsessed
    notobsessed

    I want to watch austin powers now!

  • thrudawire
    thrudawire

    EWWWW. I really need to stop reading stories about this.

  • hwoodgrrl
    hwoodgrrl

    TMZ= screwed just like vern!

  • mesocorny
    mesocorny

    Mini me's sex tape will be a best seller, mark my words

 
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