Unexpected porn prompts lawsuit

In this photo provided by James "Bubba" Cromer on Tuesday, March 23, 2010, shows James Cromer, a former South Carolina lawmaker. He is suing cable TV channels HBO and Showtime, claiming they promoted his low-budget comedy about Appalachia called "The Hills Have Thighs" only to instead show a soft-core pornographic movie with the same title. Cromer said the mix-up defamed him and caused emotional distress, according to a lawsuit filed Monday, March 22, 2010, in Los Angeles. (AP Photo/James "Bubba" Cromer)

March 24, 2010 5:55:58 AM PDT
A former South Carolina lawmaker is suing cable TV channels HBO and Showtime, claiming they promoted his low-budget comedy about Appalachia called "The Hills Have Thighs" only to instead show a soft-core pornographic movie with the same title.

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