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Kimmel Sued by Guy Who

Put His Junk in Mousetrap

6/1/2007 9:19 PM PDT BY TMZ STAFF

TMZ has obtained a lawsuit filed by a man who doesn't think Jimmy Kimmel, Adam Corolla and Johnny Knoxville are funny.
Jimmy Kimmel, Adam Corolla, Johnny Knoxville
Perry Caravello, the one-time "star" of a practical joke flick, filed suit today in Los Angeles County Superior Court claiming, among other things, the three funnymen owe him $10.5 million.

For several years, Caravello was duped into believing he was going to play the lead role in the faux action flick "Windy City Heat." Every actor and member of the crew was in on the joke -- except Caravello. The final product, er, joke, aired in 2003 on Comedy Central.

In his suit, Caravello claims the defendants "falsely and fraudulently" represented the project, and promised him, among other things, that he "would be paid 10 million dollars if he placed his penis in a mousetrap." Caravello says he "was severely injured when the trap literally went on his manhood." Ouch. To add insult to injury, Caravello says he's suffered "humiliation and emotional trauma" because the video has circulated the Internet. Talk about viral.

Caravello is suing for the $10.5 million that he says he is owed, plus damages and medical expenses.

A call to Kimmel and Corolla's rep was not immediately returned.

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Save Joe Francis     

Anyone dumb enough to stick their pecker in a mouse trap isn't going to hang on to $10.5 million for long. Dumbass will probably spend it all in one night with some strippers.

LOSER.

2678 days ago
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Rasta    

I'd be pissed too (no pun intended)

2678 days ago
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buddyy    

they didn`t say the length & size of the manhood,was it hampered?

2678 days ago
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Naughty but nice :)    

That is too funny !

2678 days ago
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cynthia    

dang I hate to hear that I love jimmy kimell he is the best on t.v. and his chick is funny and hot..

2678 days ago
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Angie    

Darn TMZ!!! Spell his name right at least! Adam Carolla!!!!!!! Spell it with me: Carolla Carolla Carolla Carolla Carolla Carolla Carolla Carolla Carolla!

TMZ you need a spell checker very badly because you always have TONS of spelling errors on your site!

Adam, the world is your oyster, because that is really all the world is! ;P

Myspace is profaneillumination

2678 days ago
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MOM    

WTF

2678 days ago
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low blow    

The guy is partially retarded from an accident. I just read the story. I'm shocked Bobcat had involvement in that too. I guess when these comedians are not funny anymore they go and pick on the retarded kid. Good I hope this guy gets something. Prank would have been funny or a normal individual. Adam is not funny and Jimmy Kimell has a small p p.

2678 days ago
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george    

perry carevello is not retarted he smoked crack in the 80's but who dident .if retarted is a homafobic sexist,ego maniac . he has a job drives a car and cant get a acting job cuz he has a problem with athority since his extra agent sexualy herassed him,or gave him head

2678 days ago
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george    

good job perry split the $with me thanks for helping me with my lawsuit

2678 days ago
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george    

perry caravello is not retarted or brain damaged ,lets just say you have to sign the contract (let lawyer look) befor you place the balls in the mouse trap. theres no lotto or easy $perry has to work ?make a movie

2678 days ago
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marian Stoneburner    

Well, as quoted by someone famous "there's a sucker born every minute". If the dude made the choice to put his privates in a mouse trap then he got what he played for. Nothing owed and nothing paid.

2678 days ago
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Nance    

Dumb is as Dumb Does......LMAO

2678 days ago
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Amanda    

So, he's suing in part for "humiliation and emotional trauma" because the video circulated around the internet. Yet, if this was an actual movie to be released (like he was told), tons of people would have seen it otherwise. Makes a lot of sense, no? *cough*

2678 days ago
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glad Adam's show is defunct    

More highbrow humor from Adam Carolla,- about what we'd expect out of him and kimmel.... maybe they'll talk Paris into putting plaster in her p*ssy......they'd think Paster-of-Paris was funny. I guess they got tired of calling the tobacco store to see if they have "Prince Albert in a can"....

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