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Stuffed crust pizza is pizza with cheese and may include other toppings added into the crust. The stuffed crust pizza was popularized by Pizza Hut which debuted this style of pizza in 1995.
Pizza Hut debuted stuffed crust pizza on March 26, 1995 and then engaged in a $45 million ad campaign promoting the pizza. Pizza Hut hired Donald Trump to advertise the pizza. Trump appeared in a 1995 commercial with Ivana Trump who he had divorced in 1992.
Pizza Hut was sued by Brooklyn resident, Anthony Mongiello, for $1 billion after he claimed to have invented and patented stuffed crust pizza in 1987. Mongiello lost the case in 1999.
DiGiorno also offers a cheese stuffed crust pizza beginning in 2001.