Tuesday, February 8th, 2011 at 5:03 pm
- Johnny Fratto — son of infamous mob boss Louis “Cock-Eyed” Fratto — claims he came up with a reality show back in 2004 called “Son of a Gun” … centered around the daily life of a post-mafia family.Fratto claims he’s come “very close” to landing a deal with several networks — and even produced two pilot episodes … which he’s still trying to get on the air.
But just a few days ago, MTV announced Cannon is producing a reality show with the SAME NAME — “Son of a Gun” — Nick’s show centers around an up-and-coming rapper named Cory Gunz.
Fratto is pissed — claiming Cannon not only jacked his title — but also stole the mafia-themed “style” Fratto has used in his pilot episodes.
Fratto has now fired off a cease and desist letter to MTV — ripping Nick as a “B-list actor” — and demanding they shut down all plans to move forward with their show … unless they change the title.