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Marlon Wayans Sued

I Ain't No Cleveland Brown Lookin' N****

... Says Actor

8/25/2014 6:25 PM PDT BY TMZ STAFF
EXCLUSIVE

0825-marlon-wayans-tmz-01Marlon Wayans uncorked what might seem like a hysterical comparison between an actor and Cleveland Brown -- but the actor's not laughing ... TMZ has learned he's suing Marlon for racial discrimination and harassment.

Pierre Daniel says he was hired for a part in "A Haunted House 2" -- written and produced by Marlon -- and last September Marlon posted a side-by-side pic of Daniel and the animated character Cleveland Brown on social media. The pic was captioned, "Tell me this n***a don't look like ... THIS N***A!!! Ol Cleveland Brown ass lookin."

0825-marlon-wayans-whosay-sub-01Honestly, seems to be a slight resemblance -- but in his lawsuit, Daniel says Marlon wasn't cracking a joke ... he was essentially cyber-bullying.

Daniel says Marlon's post was racially motivated and mocked his appearance, especially his afro ... according to the docs filed today, and obtained by TMZ. Daniel also accuses Marlon of leering at him and rolling his eyes.

The lawsuit does not say where any of this went down -- but Daniel says the comparison seriously injured him by causing "shock, pain, discomfort and/or anxiety" ... and as a result he can no longer work as an actor.

He's suing Marlon and the movie's production company for unspecified damages. We've reached out to Marlon's camp, but no word back yet.

Ditto for Cleveland. Kidding. His rep dropped him when he got canceled.

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Blah    

Are you kidding me?

27 days ago
2.

Cranberry Bauce    

Dude, you're Cleveland. Just suck it up and spin your 15 seconds of fame into getting more auditions.

27 days ago
3.

Jasmine30    

No one cares, but they do look alike!

27 days ago
4.

Noog    

LMAO! He does resemble him a lil

27 days ago
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naue7    

so does that mean black people can be racist to each other?

27 days ago
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Unbroken Chain    

Get a sense of humor. How is he going to sue a black dude for racism. He does look like Cleveland btw. This is why social media is sending us on a downward spiral. We live in a world of selfies

27 days ago
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Kramer    

Now he can't work as actor because of this???? Sensitive azz.

27 days ago
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Stiletto    

I'm impressed...he made it almost 10 whole words without swearing or saying the N-word.

Will wonders never cease.

27 days ago
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rdh91    

Racially motivated? YOU'RE BLACK TOO! People who file ridiculous lawsuits like this should be charged.

27 days ago
10.

Mr502    

He looks like him, he knows it. I'd say he wanted the comparison and that's why he had the stach. He may be better suing Seth McFarlin for image right infringement.

27 days ago
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Pablo Escabar    

So you can't act...neither can Marlon

27 days ago
12.

Friend    

N****s calling each other N****s how mature. I hope a N***a wins the suit. Both are idiots

27 days ago
13.

Old School Reality    

***** Please

27 days ago
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cjozzz    

This is so damn stupid!

27 days ago
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Clytemnestra    

Oh, for God's sake, he can no longer work as an actor? If you are that thin-skinned, I doubt you are qualified to work at ANY job. Apply immediately for Medicare disability. They won't give it to you, but it would be one action you could take to dispel your reputation as an idiot!!!

27 days ago
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