Italian Cheesemakers Sue an American Soap Opera for Insulting Their Cheese

May 30, 2016 602

Can you disparage a cheese? The Grana Padano Consortium of Italy certainly thinks you can. That's why they're suing America's longest-running soap opera. Their cheese was insulted on a recent episode, they claim.

In today's top entry to the you-can't-make-this-shit-up list, the Italian cheese manufacturers are suing The Bold and the Beautiful, CBS's warhorse of a daytime drama, which has been on television since 1987. Sure, the show is known for its over-the-top storylines, like the time Ridge learned his daughter, Bridget, was really his sister, only to find out later that that wasn't the case—and then go on to have an affair with his former-daughter-slash-sister. No one gave a fuck about that.

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