Trump Impersonator Sues Joey Bada$$

A Donald Trump impersonator, in addition to resembling The Donald, can sue like him, too.

Phillip Wilburn was doing his Trump bit in September for an MTV event in Los Angeles when rapper Joey Bada$$ allegedly hit him from behind, knocking him off the stage. Wilburn is now suing the star for more than $1.5 million in Los Angeles Superior Court.

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Wilburn claims in court documents that as he was performing, Bada$$ was present on the stage and shoved him from behind, forcing Wilburn forward off the edge of the stage and onto a floor. The whole thing was reportedly caught on video from several angles, including one that was acquired by TMZ.

The impersonator, who has reportedly appeared on late night TV with hosts Jimmy Kimmel and Conan O’Brien, claims unspecified injuries and medical expenses that could exceed $25,000. In addition, Wilburn says he’s been unable to continue in his “usual occupation” and also claims current and future lost earnings of about $40,000.

The Trump impersonator also alleges he suffers from “extreme humiliation, embarrassment, depression, sleeplessness, emotional pain, emotional distress, bodily injury, suffering, mental anguish, inconvenience, and loss of enjoyment of life” worth about $500,000.

Tack on $1 million in punitive damages sought, plus attorneys fees and other costs, and the final damage claim totals $1.58 million, not counting damages to be determined at trial.