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Letterman - Palestinian Conflict in 'Bruno' Lawsuit

4/4/2010 1:50 AM PDT BY TMZ STAFF

David Letterman claims he's found a loophole in a lawsuit filed by a man portrayed as a terrorist in the movie "Bruno" -- and it all boils down to our diplomatic relations with the Middle East.

In new legal docs filed in D.C., Letterman -- along with Sacha Baron Cohen and other defendants -- claim that the $110 million defamation lawsuit filed by a self-described Palestinian man named Ayman Abu Aita should be dismissed ... partially because "Palestine is not recognized as a foreign nation by the United States."

Dave was dragged into the lawsuit because he ran the "terrorist" clip from the "Bruno" on his show last year when Cohen was a guest. Abu Aita had claimed that he is simply a shopkeeper ... and not a member of the militant Al-Asqa Martyrs' Brigade.

According to the docs filed by Letterman's lawyers, the lawsuit cannot proceed in the United States because Abu Aita and Cohen are both foreigners.

The judge has yet to rule on the motion to dismiss.


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"Palestine is part of Israel and not a serperate nation.
The man doing this is just wants money...

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1628 days ago


For the racists who use the words Zionist above:

"Anti-Semitism, the hatred of the Jewish people, has been and remains a blot on the soul of mankind. In this we are in full agree-ment. So know also this: anti-Zionist is inherently anti-Semitic, and ever will be so. "When people criticize Zionism, they mean Jews -- this is G-d's own truth."


1628 days ago


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1628 days ago


First: Am a Palestinian, and i come from the same town as Ayman.
Secound: We are CHRISTAINS. do u hear ....CHRISTAINS.
third : Most of u Jews r racists, do u hear.... RACISTS.

1628 days ago


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1628 days ago

Hollywood's a Hazard    

Letterman and Cohen should be sured for failure to entertain.

1628 days ago


Not sure where the guy said Palestine was a country. What does that have to do with anything?

Letterman has become a big jerk over the last couple of years.

1628 days ago


(My dad WAS an Arab, served in US WWII with Doolittle-by fawzeya)

We can't find any records of that so you must be full of goat crap.
We have found that your daddy was a jew hating bastard that ate camels after he bonked them. Which explains you.

1628 days ago

Thunder Thighs    

Ayman, go home and fornicate with your goat, after beating your wife, of course.

1628 days ago

Thunder Thighs    

Israel is our only ally. You can never trust the arabs!

1628 days ago


Israel is our only friend and ally over there...we can never trust the others.

1628 days ago

Thunder Thighs    

...but they only sleep with the really pretty goats!

1628 days ago


...then there was the arab who wanted to leave home but he could not leave his brothers behind.

1628 days ago

Thunder Thighs    

If you saw what the Arab women look like, you would understand why the men prefer to fornicate with little boys and goats. There is a reason they cover those women up!

1628 days ago

Thunder Thighs    

This guy is 100% a terrirst. His a muslim, Plastinian...that syas it all. Therecis no such country as Palestine and there never will be.

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