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Verne Troyer's Death Seen as 'Possible Suicide'

Actor had high level of alcohol in his system

(Newser) - Verne Troyer had an extremely high level of alcohol in his system when he called 911 for help—as in three times the legal limit for driving, reports TMZ . The 49-year-old famous for his "Mini-Me" character died Saturday , and toxicology results are pending. “He was admitted with a... More »

Beloved Actor Verne Troyer Dead at 49

Statement alludes to 'depression and suicide'

(Newser) - Verne Troyer, who played Dr. Evil's small, silent sidekick "Mini-Me" in the "Austin Powers" movie franchise, has died, the AP reports. He was 49. A statement provided by Troyer's representatives that was also posted to his accounts on Instagram and Facebook say the actor died Saturday.... More »

Ex Slaps Mini-Me With Restraining Order

Beauty queen ex says Verne Troyer threatened her

(Newser) - Verne Troyer, better known as Mini-Me from Austin Powers, has already had a sex tape leaked—now he can add restraining order to his list of scandals. Ex-galpal Yvette Monet got the order last month after claiming she believes Troyer has a gun and she fears for her life, Radar... More »

Judge Pulls Sex Tapes Off Web Site

Mini-me actor Verne Troyer says private tapes were stolen

(Newser) - Verne Troyer managed to get the sex tape starring him and a former girlfriend out of circulation, at least for a while, last night, after a federal judge granted a temporary restraining order requested by his attorneys. The celebrity Web site TMZ pulled the 25-second snippet of the Austin Powers... More »

Mini Me Sues TMZ Over Sex Tape

Troyer claims playing stolen tape violated copyright, privacy rights

(Newser) - "Mini Me" actor Verne Troyer filed a $20 million lawsuit yesterday against celebrity web outlet TMZ and the guy who distributed the infamous Paris Hilton sex tape for publishing portions of his own raunchy video, which he says was stolen. Troyer claimed his privacy and trademark rights were violated,... More »

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