Had to happen. If a company makes a Major Motion Picture about real people, one of those real people is bound to sue.
So a guy named Andrew Greene is suing Paramount Pictures, my old homestead, for the way he was portrayed (by P.J. Byrne) in “The Wolf of Wall Street.”
A former underling of infamous “Wolf of Wall Street” Jordan Belfort is wigging out over his portrayal as a toupee-wearing degenerate in the Oscar-nominated film.
It’s a defamation lawsuit. $25 mil.
I haven’t seen the film yet. The toupee, as pictured in the article, is not very … I dunno. Attractive? Real-looking? (Greene’s nickname, according to the article, is Wigwam.)