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Bruce Willis


Clearly Bruce Willis doesn't want Michael Jackson to be the only star embroiled in a legal rumble with royalty.

The Die Hard star is looking for legal vengeance on Malaysian technology firm Petra Group and its chairman, Prince Imran Ibni Tuanku Ja'afar, over some ecofriendly rubber.

Willis—along with other boldface types like Al Gore and Mel Gibson—poured funds into the company's subsidiary, Elastomer Technologies Limited, which was developing nontoxic and recyclable rubber.

Willis claims he was "fleeced" into kicking in $2 million. Per his lawsuit, filed in Los Angeles, Willis was given the option of a full refund as long as he gave the yippee-ki-OK within a certain amount of time. (View the lawsuit.)

Elastomer returned $1.1 million to Willis in March, but has been holding out on the remaining $900,000.

However, the check might be in the mail. The rubber purveyors claim they will recoup the $900,000 "in the next couple of weeks," according to a Bloomberg report, meaning the case might not be bouncing into court anytime soon.