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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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16.

Lord Humongous    

He could still work as an actor. If they ever make a Cleveland brown movie they could give him the lead role.

24 days ago
17.

Whatevs    

Lol Marlon hit the nail on the head with that one!!

24 days ago
18.

barcham    

It's not like this guy had a career before this happened! Besides...if they ever make a live action Cleveland Brown movie, he'll be a shoo-in for the part. LOLOLOLOLOLOLOL

24 days ago
19.

OldMenKissing    

Too bad Wayans himself is black. If he wasn't, this would be plastered all over national headlines and Sharpton would take a flight straight from Ferguson to LA.

24 days ago
20.

DingleBerry    

***** Puh leeeeez!

24 days ago
21.

Na.na.na.na Booboo.....stick ya head in doodoo    

Lmfartoo

24 days ago
22.

Gru V    

If anything, he has a case for humiliation and embarrassment.

24 days ago
23.

RunLA    

Marlon hit the nail on the head. Don't see what merit this lawsuit has? People are made fun of on a daily basis, I don't see how this is any different where a lawsuit is justifiable.

24 days ago
24.

Mike    

This tmz just went to the blacks. I'm done with this site.

24 days ago
25.

Nope    

Lol he just wants money

24 days ago
26.

Nicoleasm    

He's a comedian. That's what he does

24 days ago
27.

nof    

Great comment below, just spin it into more auditions.

24 days ago
28.

ShanesBabe    

If I was this Daniel guy I'd sue for stealing and using his image without permission.... He would have a better chance of winning his lawsuit and probably get a huge payday!

24 days ago
29.

cyancy    

Really lmao

24 days ago
30.

Ibincono    

#thanksObama

24 days ago
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