Newswire: Leonardo DiCaprio will have to testify in that Wolf Of Wall Street defamation suit

In a legal move that is clearly all about proper jurisprudence—and has nothing to do with any particular person’s need to snag a cool celebrity selfie during a recess in their chambers—a New York judge has ordered Leonardo DiCaprio to testify in a defamation trial centered on his 2013 film The Wolf Of Wall Street. DiCaprio will take the stand in Andrew Greene’s case against the movie’s producers, presumably so that he can legally aver that he is, in fact, very handsome, and that The Aviator really is an underrated film.

Greene’s case alleges that the character of Nicky “Rugrat” Koskoff—a weaselly, morally bankrupt stock broker played by actor P.J. Byrne in the film—is obviously based on himself. He’s seeking $15 million in damages (some of which, hopefully, will be spent on therapy for his low self-esteem). Lawyers for the …

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