The matter of Jack Ass v. Viacom International Inc. The other day, in the Montana Twentieth Judicial District Court, Ass filed a six-page complaint against Viacom, which owns MTV, for "plagiarizing" and "defaming" his name with a TV show and a movie depicting young men who, among other things, snort lines of wasabi and pee on snow and eat it. Ass is forty-four. He lives in Hot Springs, a ranching community of about five hundred people, seventy-five miles north of Missoula, in a tiny one-room structure he calls the Jack Shack. Just recently, he got rabbit ears for his TV, and now it receives one channel.
Jack Ass Files Suit Against 'Jackass'
Jackass "Jack Ass" Sues Jackass
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Jack Ass sues Jackass (I kid you not - see for yourself)
What's New? Page 1 of 2 1 2 Last Jump to page: Results 1 to 10 of Posts 16, Montana man Jack Ass, who legally changed his name from Bob Craft to Jack Ass in as a personal crusade against drink driving is now suing Viacom Inc, makers of the TV show and movie Jackass for defamation of character.
Registered in Ireland: An American man who changed his name to Jack Ass is suing the makers of US stunt show Jackass - for giving him a bad name. Bob Craft changed his name to Jack Ass in to raise awareness about the dangers of drink-driving. But following the success of the MTV show of the same name, he is claiming defamation of character. He claims media giant Viacom is "liable for injury to my reputation that I have built and defamation of my character which I have worked so hard to create.