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'Glee' Star Lawsuit

I Was Swindled in Hollywood!

5/12/2014 12:50 AM PDT BY TMZ STAFF
EXCLUSIVE

0508_josh-sussman_TMZ_2 "Glee" actor Josh Sussman says he was taken for nearly $30K ... when he tried to make a movie with a phantom production company.

Sussman claims in a lawsuit -- obtained by TMZ -- he made a deal with Mikel Dusi and Gold Rush Pictures to develop a feature film called, "Wally's Revenge" -- not realizing the company had been defunct for 2 years. 

The actor claims he forked over $30K to help develop the project ... and says Dusi promised to return the dough within 90 days -- plus 20% -- after they got financing for the flick.

It's the oldest story in Hollywood.  Sussman claims not only is Dusi refusing to return the money, Dusi had the gall to demand another $50K if Sussman wants to buy out his interest.

Like P.T. Barnum said ...

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MILK    

lol look it's gonzo from the muppets, DAT NOSE

132 days ago
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BLUE UGLY 💩    

He looks AIDSy/gay

132 days ago
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01void    

Maybe the dumbly should of done his homework and not gotten screwed.

132 days ago
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Truth    

PROOF ACTORS ARE STUPID. YALL CAN ACT ALL GAY AND SH*T ON THE TUBE BUT IN REAL LIFE THEY ARE BUNCH OF DUMB ASSES. POINT BLANK! #TRUTH!!

132 days ago
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LaughAtU    

"30k to help developement the project" TMZ STILL CANT READ

132 days ago
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notalawyer    

He should have spent the money on "J Date"

132 days ago
7.

HRH Prince Michael    

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132 days ago
8.

sPaNkdEnALgAs    

.........THERE'S A SUCKER BORN EVERY MINUTE!!!!!

132 days ago
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Mumra the Ever Living    

So the way this all started was when he got an E-mail from an *****ian Lawyer who said all he needed was $30,000 to make the movie and if this azz clown ponied up $30,000 he could get back $10 mil AND star in the movie.

132 days ago
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Mumra the Ever Living    

"The actor claims he forked over $30K to help develop the project ... and says Dusi promised to return the dough within 90 days -- plus 20% -- after they got financing for the flick."

So basically this was really all about greed, it had nothing to do with altruism. LEND 30,000, get 36,000 BACK after 3 months. The dude was scammed because he's greedy . . . nothing to see here folks, just move along.

132 days ago
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Just Steve    

You have two kinds of people, smart asses and dumbasses. Actions speak louder than words "glee star". Kinda looks like a mouse

132 days ago
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rosethorngurl    

The first clue was the Gold Rush Pictures. The next was telling you itd be paid back in 90 days. Like seriously, when you buy into a movie you dont see any money back until after the movie is released. And third clue (more like a fail on his part) is you didnt look to even see if it was a legitimate company. Sorry dude, but this is on you.

131 days ago
13.

Tascer    

Hmmmm, a Jew being greedy? Oi ve!

131 days ago
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dontbeahater    

What does it say about society when every single comment here is quick to attack Josh when he's the victim?!!? Where is all the hate for the scoundrel who took advantage of him? Are all the CHARITIES that got burned by Bernie Madoff greedy because they wanted to make more money? Have none of you ever put money in a bank hoping to turn a profit? Stop being so self-righteous!!!!

91 days ago

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