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Sigourney Weaver -- Sued by Association

11/14/2009 9:15 AM PST BY TMZ STAFF

Sigouroney WeaverSigourney Weaver is named as a defendant in a lawsuit over a business deal gone bad -- even though she didn't do anything wrong ... and the plaintiff even knows it.

We'll spare you the details, but it goes something like this: According to a lawsuit filed yesterday in New York, a guy named Anthony Minuto is suing Vincent Longo and his cosmetics company over a bad investment Minuto made in Longo's company.

Weaver is a small partner in the company, and was named as a defendant -- but Minuto accuses Weaver of no wrongdoing, saying, "Weaver is named a party defendant herein for no reason other than ... she is a minority shareholder of the Corporation and this action seeks declaratory relief against the corporation."

Translation: she's famous.

Minuto wants 25% of the company and is seeking nearly $5 mil in damages.

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Simone    

First before Simone! Oh noez!

1701 days ago
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Only marry foreign women    

She's a victim. A bad man is sueing her.

1701 days ago
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balls    

balls

1701 days ago
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Jeff Dranetz    

If she were a partner in a private venture, maybe. But, stockholders in corporations aren't responsible for the actions, aside from seeing their stock turn worthless, of the companies they own. Especially in this day and age when a typical retirement fund hold shares in stock and mutual funds. Harvey Levin should agree on this. The case doesn't have a leg to stand on. That's unless Miss Weaver misrepresented facts on Longo's behalf.

1701 days ago
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Lilarose    

When you have a name like "Sigourney," it can attract trouble down the line.

Not even her real name. Siggy actually CHOSE this name!

1701 days ago
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mcbob    

Did Harvey look this one over before you guys posted it? I'm no legal expert but if she is a minority partner, is it possible that she HAS to be named in the lawsuit along with any other minority partners?

1701 days ago
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Amy    

HARVEY, C'MON. I THOUGHT YOU WERE AN ATTORNEY. WHO CARES IF SHE'S SUED BECAUSE OF A MINORITY INTEREST. DAD, HARVEY WON'T COME OUT OF THE CLOSET.

1701 days ago
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Kooky Fan    

youse guys at TMZ are an EMBARRASSMENT!!!!

BACK IN MY DAY - WE TOOK BETTER PICTURES WITH A POLAROID.

1701 days ago
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jennifer    

Finally someone is fighting against the corruption that is Vincent Longo!!! After working with VL Inc. for a lengthy period of time, I can say that Vincent is one of the worst human beings ever...robbing many many people of their money, mistreating employees, telling lie after lie and the list goes on! I am sure sigourney weaver was listed on the lawsuit, as she IS a partner in Vincent Longo Inc. Not everyone is after celebrity money (non-celebs are awfully wealthy too). Whoever Anthony Minuto is, I hope this is a win for him!!

1701 days ago
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JOHN    


I MYSELF AM OWED QUITE A LARGE SUM OF MONEY FROM VINCENT LONGO.
IN GOOD FAITH I CONTINUED MY SERVICES FOR HIS COMPANY ON A PROMISE TO PAY - NEEDLESS TO SAY I HAVE NOT SEEN ONE PENNY. MY SMALL COMPANY WAS TAKEN ADVANTAGE OF BY THIS SCRAWNY LITTLE MAN. MINUTO, I HOPE JUSTICE WILL BE SERVED AND YOU WILL GET WHAT IS OWED TO YOU. LONGO, YOU SHOULD HOPE WE DON'T RUN INTO EACH OTHER. SIGGY, I HAVE NO COMMENT FOR YOU.

1699 days ago
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carl reed    

the guy minuto is a broken down looser con artist he lives in court with his con artist wife, I know 3 people this guy has ripped off. he claims he's a big shot but hes loosing his own house.

1300 days ago
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carl reed    

the guy minuto is a broken down looser con artist he lives in court with his con artist wife, I know 3 people this guy has ripped off. he claims he's a big shot but hes loosing his own house.

1300 days ago
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joe ballz    

you should get to know someone before you say bad things about people you lowlife piker what's the matter he wouldn't give you any money?

1289 days ago

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