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'Grand Theft Auto V'

'Mob Wives' Star

Too Fat To Sue

5/18/2014 12:50 AM PDT BY TMZ STAFF
EXCLUSIVE

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The makers of "Grand Theft Auto V" say they can prove "Mob Wives" star Karen Gravano was NOT the inspiration for one of their characters -- because Karen's way fatter.

Gravano has sued Rockstar Games for $40 million ... claiming a character in the video game -- "Antonia Bottino" -- is a ringer for her.

Rockstar fired back with its own legal docs ... saying Gravano's case is BS.   The company seems to concede there's some resemblance, but the weight of the evidence is in its favor.

Rockstar even tries to drive a wedge between Gravano and her friends, quoting one buddy who says Bottino looks like Gravano, but skinnier.

The company's case is clearly thin.

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Brian    

They look nothing alike. Case dismissed.

156 days ago
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bkblueknight    

lol fat

156 days ago
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daneeechan    

Hahah, stupid new yorkers

156 days ago
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Wise Guy    

Hahaha....$40 million....HAHAHA

156 days ago
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Truth    

ROCKSTAR IS DEF. RIGHT. FOTOSHOP SETTING WAS AT 99.5%. YEA, THAT COULD BE ANYBODY ---> 20YRS YOUNGER AND 60 LBS LIGHTER. GAME. SET. MATCH. #WINNER #TRUTH!!

156 days ago
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blamko    

I don't understand how anyone could be so STUPID as to blatantly parody this woman like this. I honestly don't know why they have to do sh*t like this to make a video game.

All she needs is a judge who doesn't think people should be allowed to play violent video games and she's got $40 million.

156 days ago
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Kelly    

Dang, she's tubby. Maybe layoff the cannoli.

156 days ago
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01void    

Too fat to sue, betcha she's not too fat to go to the fat a$$ whores wedding.

156 days ago
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Amy    

They look nothing alike! How did she come up with this theory of hers?

156 days ago
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Ozzie X    

What a stretch of desperation. She's not fat but chubby.

156 days ago
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Nicoleasm    

Lol, the character's dad, "Sammy" Bottino was tried for murder but copped a plea by ratting out his friends and then Antonia's family had to go live in hiding, but then the bad guys found out where they were and tried to attack them. Yeah that pretty much sounds like what happened to "Sammy" Gravano", Karen's dad, and their whole family. The character might not really look like her, but the story is the same

156 days ago
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bernergirl    

She has a case... It's her story.

156 days ago
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zombie    

Lol @ all the Karen defenders. This story is like every other mob daughter out there. The guys all get arrested and narc everyone out.

156 days ago
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HRH Prince Michael    

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156 days ago
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tmon3ydadjmbr    

Well imma go get fat so u can't sue me either.

156 days ago
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