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Sacha Baron Cohen

BINGO! Re-Sued

7/10/2009 10:30 PM PDT BY TMZ STAFF

The woman who sued Sacha Baron Cohen over a "Bruno" attack now says the actor never struck her, but beat her down emotionally to the point she's now confined to a wheelchair.

Sacha Baron Cohen -- BINGO! Re-Sued
Richelle Olson has amended her lawsuit against Cohen, NBC Universal and others, claiming Cohen and his crew were "replete with deceit, fraud and misrepresentation" when they contacted the charity she ran, offering to send a "celebrity" to her charity bingo tournament for the elderly.

Olson claims the character Bruno showed up and began calling bingo numbers "using vulgar and offensive language over the loud speaker system." She says she asked him to stop but he didn't, and the film crew captured her "humiliating emotional reaction."

The suit claims Olson left the stage, went into a side room, began sobbing uncontrollably and lost consciousness, falling headfirst into a concrete slab. As a result, she's confined to a wheelchair and a walker.

She's suing for unspecified damages. And, we're told, the scene was cut from the movie. Welcome to Hollywood.

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Total Package    

God I love Bruno..... what is it with Americans trying to find any way possible to sue someone.

1841 days ago
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Liz in CA    

Seriously? Geez, how stupid can someone be. This idiot should have learned - OH WAIT, IT'S A SPOOF FROM SBC, JUST LIKE LAST TIME. This dumb skeeze gives all of us who are her gender a bad name. GO AWAY, LADY!

1841 days ago
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JudieI    

#5.... LOL!!!!!

1841 days ago
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Jstbtrflyz    

The suit claims Olson left the stage, went into a side room, began sobbing uncontrollably and lost consciousness, falling headfirst into a concrete slab. As a result, she's confined to a wheelchair and a walker.


ROFLLLLLLLLLLLLLLLLLLLLLLLL... oh...sorry.

1841 days ago
20.

The Truth    

is this guy gay? i can"t tell

1841 days ago
21.

Advil    

Thats like me saying I am suing the sidewalk because it had a crack in it

1841 days ago
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Hallie    

What did she say in the original suit? If she originally claimed Baron Cohen struck her, doesn't that expose her to charges of perjury?

1841 days ago
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Mariella - Melbourne Australia    

Isla - get the hell out!

1841 days ago
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PolarBear    

Amended her lawsuit? It's always nice to be vague when you're accusing someone of serious bad behavior. They'll bring Britney Spears into this somehow. Keep amending until there's a good plotline and we'll sell it to Toyota as a car commercial.

1841 days ago
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beachy    

19. God I love Bruno..... what is it with Americans trying to find any way possible to sue someone.

Posted at 10:04PM on Jul 10th 2009 by Total Package

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Sad, isn't it? Some people will do ANYTHING to get a buck. Perhaps if our legal system was like Great Britain's - the loser has to pay. Don't want their sorry health care system - but if we made losers pay - there would be ALOT less frivilous lawsuits.

Unfortunately, most of our law makers are attorneys. Sick.

1841 days ago
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chickenman    

THAT IS THE BEST STORY I'VE HEARD IN YEARS..I'M GONNA SUE HIM TOO....I WAS LAUGHING SOO HADAND HIS LATEST MOVIE I KNOCKED MY HEAD ON THE SEAT IN FRONT OF ME CAUSING MY BALLZ TO TURN BLUE.....WHATS HIS ADDRESS MY LAYWER NEEDS TO SEND THE PAPERS

1841 days ago
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gitrdun    

I think it's a sad commentary on our society when someone sues over "vulgar and offensive language." He's not responsible for any injuries(if she really had any) she sustained by getting too worked up over his prank.

1841 days ago
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ddberry    

gee, her story changed when she realized they filmed the whole incident, amazing.

1841 days ago
29.

LLLRRR    

He should go away obnixious bialy

1841 days ago
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wityonastyazz    

LMFAO!!!!!! That was toooo cute #23 aka (CHICKENMAN)!!!!

1841 days ago
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