VERNE TROYER FILES SUIT AGAINST TMZ

Austin Powers midget Verne Troyer is suing the celebrity website TMZ after it published footage of the star allegedly engaging in sexual acts in a home-made sex tape.The actor has filed a $20 million lawsuit against TMZ, accusing the site of violating his rights by publishing and airing extracts from the porno film. In papers filed at a Los Angeles California court, Troyer claims that TMZ "infringed on his copyright and trademark by running portions" after it ran parts of the tape on its site, according to the website itself. TMZ also claim Troyer alleges the site violated "his right to publicity and misappropriated his name and likeness." The footage features the star and a former girlfriend at his home, and reportedly ended up in the hands of sex tape specialist Kevin Blatt, who brokered the deal for Paris Hilton’s infamous sex tape One Night In Paris.Troyer alleges the tape was stolen. Blatt is also named as a defendant in the suit, according to website.

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ick.
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A man's home is not his castle, it appears...

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