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Another day, another person with no sense of humor suing Borat. This time it's Jeffrey Lemerond, former Carlyle employee and, previous to that, JP Morgan analyst. In a June 1 lawsuit, Lemerond takes issue with the fact that he can be seen screaming "go away" at Cohen, and is depicted "fleeing in apparent terror." In the trailer, Lemerond's face is pixelated, but not in the film itself. Lemerdond argues that Twentieth Century Fox "unjustly enriched itself through the unauthorized use of his image" and also claims to have suffered "public ridicule, degradation, and humiliation." For those of you keeping score at home, "public ridicule, degradation, and humilation" as an analyst at the hands of associates and various other senior (to you) level staff at your various BBs = okay. "Public ridicule, degradation, and humilation" by Borat = not okay (though this may not actually hold up in court. Stay tuned).
"Borat" Sued Yet Again [The Smoking Gun]