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A $110m defamation suit against the makers of rap biopic Straight Outta Compton has been filed by Jerry Heller. The suit claims the blockbuster drama both portrayed him in a false light and used details without consent from his memoirs. Heller says he never gave permission for his name or likeness to be used in F Gary Gray’s film. According to the suit filed on Friday at the Los Angeles superior court, the paints Heller as the key architect in NWA’s demise.