Ventriloquist Fights Back -- I'm No One's Dummy

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  1. jackets

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    Popular ventriloquist/comedian Jeff Dunham is firing back at the documentary filmmakers that sued him last week, claiming he was merely used as a puppet in their scheme to make millions off his name.

    Jeff claims in 2007 he agreed to participate in a documentary about the "art of ventriloquism" being made by a company called Montivagus Productions -- but only under certain conditions.

    One of those conditions: Montivagus must not market the movie as a "Jeff Dunham project" -- instead market it for what it was ... a documentary about a number of different ventriloquists.

    In the lawsuit, filed yesterday in L.A. County Superior Court, Jeff claims despite their agreement, Montivagus has been "falsely advertising this documentary as a Jeff Dunham DVD" to "mislead the public and reap millions of dollars by capitalizing on Mr. Dunham's fame and popularity."

    Jeff -- who claims Montivagus also violated a number of other conditions of his contract -- is suing for fraud and breach of contract, to name a few.

    In the suit, it says "any damages awarded to him in this lawsuit will be donated to charity." [​IMG]
     
  2. Tyrannosaur

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    Good. Jeff Dunham rocks how dare they. He's awesome!
     
  3. SPLIT LIP

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    Well, good for him.
     
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    Good for that man.
     
  5. Optimus Sledge

    Optimus Sledge Yar har fiddle di dee

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    Unless Keith Harris is on this DVD, I don't care.
     
  6. The_Bardock

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    Did I miss where it said why they were suing him?
     
  7. Dran0n

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    Good on him.
     
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    Go Mr. Dunham!
     
  9. Jarodimus

    Jarodimus the guy with that scan Veteran TFW2005 Supporter

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    I'm on his side by default. Je-fuh-fuh = awesome!

    However:
    This, please.
     
  10. firehawc_69

    firehawc_69 cloppers = ignore list

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    I kill you!
     
  11. Solrac333

    Solrac333 G1 got it right!

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    Razorclaw Are ya gonna draw pistols

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    He should have sent Ahmed to pay them a visit.
     
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    Jarodimus the guy with that scan Veteran TFW2005 Supporter

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    SILENCE!

    It is spelled "A-C-phlegm...."
     
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    Good on him.
     
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    who the fuck is this guy?
     
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    I hope he wins the case. He is such a talented
    and funny guy.
     
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    Have you been living under a rock?
     
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    only one of the funniest Ventriliquists. EVER
     

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