SUIT UP Borat
Seven months after Sacha Baron Cohen's wacky Kazakhy first appeared in theaters, the pissed-off participants of Borat: Cultural Learnings of America for Make Benefit Glorious Nation of Kazakhstan who feel they were duped into signing release forms keep adding up.
The most recent to file a lawsuit against Cohen is Jeffrey Lemerond, the businessman who shouts "Go away!" as Cohen chases him down Fifth Avenue in an attempt to hug strangers. Lemerond's June 1 suit makes claims of "public ridicule, degradation, and humiliation" and says that he did not give consent to appear in the film. Twentieth Century Fox dismisses the claims as "completely without merit."
Lemerond's in good company. After the jump, the long list of litigants and dupes you won't see in the credits of the Borat director's cut ...