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A Los Angeles woman is suing Chris Rock for $5 million, claiming that the comic/actor stole her idea for his upcoming documentary, Good Hair. Rock’s film, which opens on Friday, takes a look at African-American hairstyles and features interviews with such famous faces as Ice-T, Maya Angelou, and Rev. Al Sharpton. In the suit, filed this week in L.A. District Court, Regina Kimball claims that she showed her 2005 documentary, My Nappy Roots: A Journey Through Black Hair-itage, to Rock on the set of his TV show Everyone Hates Chris two years ago. Rock’s representative had no comment.

Click here to see Dave Karger’s interview with Rock at the Toronto Film Festival, where Rock discusses his film and says that he’s been thinking of the idea since 1991.

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