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Johnny Bananas:

NO "HALF-ASS APE"

IS GONNA STEAL MY IDENTITY

8/2/2011 7:50 AM PDT BY TMZ STAFF

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MTV reality star Johnny Devenanzio -- aka Johnny Bananas -- tells TMZ ... he's VERY serious about his beef with "Entourage" claiming, "I'll be damned if some half-ass ape is gonna come and steal my identity."

TMZ broke the story ... the former "Real World" star is threatening to sue HBO over the "Johnny's Bananas" storyline on "Entourage" -- claiming he owns the rights to the name, and never gave permission for the show to use it.

Johnny was out at Beso in L.A. last night ... and told us, "It's not like I spilled hot coffee on my vagina and I'm trying to make a buck off of it ... my identity has been stolen man."

He adds, "I've been on television for the last 5 years, acting like a jerk-off, creating this name, making it a household name, and I'll be damned if some half-ass gorilla is gonna come by and steal my thunder."


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31.

Bob    

I've spent thousands of years building my reputation as a healthy and nutritious snack that is a good source of protein and potassium. I will not have my good name tarnished by some talentless and insignificant reality douche who should be wearing an orange vest and performing a clean-up on aisle 5.
- signed,
A real banana.

1116 days ago
32.

Hi    

FYI - the woman who spilled coffee on herself got third degree burns and had to have extensive skin grafting to fix the damage. Her medical care cost tens of thousands of dollars and McDonald's continuously ignored her complaints (and hundreds of others) that the coffee was too hot and caused third degree burns. Her injuries and Johnny Bananas' issues are not the same. Come up with a better comparison next time, idiot.

1116 days ago
33.

joecrabs    

You've been on TV for 5 years? Where? Hey TMZ, quit putting this money grubbing dikk on your site and hopefully he will go away.

1116 days ago
34.

Louis    

He is why i think all straight men are idiot ******** who should be tied to the back of a truck and dragged around roadways made of jagged rock. Dude, bro....**** off.

1116 days ago
35.

CaryL    

Has anyone ever heard of this guy? I'm pretty culturally aware and have never, ever heard of this bozo. Household name? Hahahahahahahaha. Sounds like he's believing his P.R. rep, if he can afford one, that is.

1116 days ago
36.

saywhat    

What a dope, sadly I will admit to watching those ridiculous mtv shows and his "trademarked" name barely registers in my memory.

1116 days ago
37.

xXx    

HAHAHAHAHAHAAHAHAHAAAAHAHAH!!!!!!!!! What people do for fame these days!!!!!!! You should write to Entourage and thank them!!!!! I've never heard of you, even though you were on MTV. LMFAO
At least the cartoon from Entourage got you a little fame!!!!!!!!!! WTF?!?!?!

1116 days ago
38.

g dub    

YOU cant even spell HBO, you DOUCHE !!! entourage or what ever the hell ur suppose to be on ??? ENTOURAGE

1116 days ago
39.

Notch    

If this assclown's "thunder" is acting like an idiot on MTV reality TV, then he has no thunder.

HBO should just toss this man**** a couple of thousand bucks and him and his non-copyrighted "identity" will go away.

1116 days ago
40.

ChelsBelle    

Welcome to the world of half-wits. I think this guy needs to learn the definition of house-hold name. It doesn't just mean his mom's household. Adding to that, his chauvinism over a burnt vagina, this guy just needs to learn to relax. It's not like some other nickname like Steve-O. Jonny Bananas sounds like it could be pretty common. This guy is just making a fuss for publicity. Ugh...I hate that I'm helping his ego by caring.

1116 days ago
41.

Earl    

household name ????? since when, this guy is an ass

1116 days ago
42.

klingchad    

Hey, it's Joey Bag a Bagles ova here. Oh, look it's Tony touch a' tal***! O no... Is that Carmine Calzone? No, it's Johnny Bananas? You wouldn't last five minutes in Gravesend Brooklyn baby. You can find us at Danny box a diamonds..

1116 days ago
43.

Brad    

I hope one of the real mobsters that actually used the name first, sue this jerkoff or put a hit on his white trash ass.

1116 days ago
44.

DiLo    

He is another example of someone trying to get traction for his story...which is stupid to begin with. What pissed me off most was his comment about Stella Liebeck and her claim against McDonalds.

Dude needs to watch the network he is trying to sue

http://www.thundertreats.com/articles/entertainment/johnny-devenanzio-johnny-bananas-hbo-entourage-real-world-mtv.html

1116 days ago
45.

able_walker    

And this Moron is who again?

1116 days ago
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