Internet Celebrities Take Legal Action

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An Australian teen is seeking legal recourse for a meme ridiculing his hair, so Lauren Ash, Nico Santos and Colton Dunn name more internet-famous plaintiffs. (1:51)

An Australian teenagerhas filed a lawsuit

against several publicationsthanks to this image.

The lawsuit claims that eversince this photo's publication,

the plaintiff has beenrelentlessly memed

becauseof his luxuriant haircut.

That's all businessin the front, party in the back,

Staten Island garbage manon top,

and medieval monk with leukemiaon the sides.

-(cheers and applause)-Uh...

♪ Leukemia monk.

The lawsuit specificallymentions this image,

of someone tryingto pin the mullet on the donkey.

(laughter)

(cheers and applause)

But I have to say,this one's my favorite.

This is where he looks like...

(laughter, applause)

This...

This looks like he's about to DJa dubstep rave at the Alamo.

(laughter)

But one of the defendantsfired back, quote,

"By reasonof his mullet hairstyle,

the plaintiff has justifiablyexposed himself to ridicule,"

and, quote, "The plaintiffis a ridiculous person."

-(laughter)-Uh... either way...

Sustained.

I'll allow it.

Either way, this landmark casecould open the floodgates

for other memes to sue,so, comedians, what's another

Internet celebritywho might seek legal recourse,

and what are they suing for?Nico.

That cop is suing for what thosetwo awful girls did to him.

-Yeah, all right, points.-(laughter, applause)

Yeah. Colton.

The "Chocolate Rain" guy issuing the Weather Channel

for classifying "Chocolate Rain"as climate change.

-HARDWICK: All right, points.Points. -(laughter, applause)

-Lauren. -Grumpy Cat is gonnasue for defamation,

because that cat is not grumpy.

She's just gotresting bitch face.

HARDWICK:Yeah. Points.

-(applause and cheering)-Points. She really does.

She really does.