Last month during a ‘Tonight Show’ appearance Bill Maher mocked real estate tycoon Donald Trump for offering the president $5 million to reveal his college transcripts.
Maher sarcastically suggested to Jay Leno that Trump is “the spawn of his mother having sex with an orangutan.” He then turned the tables on the ‘Celebrity Apprentice’ boss and offered to donate $5 million to charity if Donald would supply proof that he isn’t descended from an ape.
Two days after Maher’s challenge, Trump sent him a certified copy of his birth certificate and after waiting in vain for the money is now claiming “breach of contract” against the HBO comedic commentator.
Trump told ‘Fox & Friends’ Monday night that he is taking action. “He promised me $5 million for charity if I provided certain information. Well, I provided the information. He didn’t pay. So today I sue Bill Maher for $5 million.”
The mogul’s legal team filed the lawsuit in Los Angeles Country Superior Court Monday. Trump hit Twitter to boast about his latest publicity stunt:
What does Maher have to say about the lawsuit? No much … but it did speak volumes. He tweeted:
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