Johnny Bananas Sues HBO Over 'Entourage' Plot

Law360, New York (October 4, 2011, 1:30 PM EDT) -- Reality television star John Devenanzio sued Home Box Office Inc. and others in New York state court Monday, claiming the cable network's popular show "Entourage" improperly used his nickname, Johnny Bananas, in a recent plot line.

Devenanzio was a cast member of MTV's "The Real World: Key West" in 2006, and later was part of several similar reality television shows. Devenanzio claims that during his stint on "The Real World," he acquired the name Johnny Bananas, by which he is "popularly known" in the entertainment world....
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