Advert

Latest

Petition To Axe Amber Heard From Aquaman 2 Reaches 1.5 Million Signatures
published at18 minutes ago
Advert
Advert

Most Popular

Advert
Entertainment

​Sacha Baron Cohen Thanks Trump For ‘Free Publicity’ After President Calls Him A ‘Creep’

​Sacha Baron Cohen Thanks Trump For ‘Free Publicity’ After President Calls Him A ‘Creep’

Sacha Baron Cohen has thanked Donald Trump for the 'free publicity' for the new Borat film after the president called him a 'creep'. The comedian hit back by telling the US President: "The whole world laughs at you."

Trump dubbed the actor and comedian a 'phoney' and a 'creep' after Baron Cohen roped the former reality TV star's oblivious lawyer Rudy Giuliani into a sketch for the film - which is the long-awaited sequel to 2006 mockumentary Borat.

In a now-viral clip, 76-year-old Giuliani can be seen with Borat's teenage daughter Tutar, played by 24-year-old Maria Bakalova.

Giuliani follows her into a New York hotel room for a 'drink', believing he was being interviewed about the Trump administration's Covid-19 response.

Advert
Credit: Amazon Studios
Credit: Amazon Studios

He then asks for Tutar's phone number and dress before lying down on the bed and putting his hand down his trousers - Giuliani has since said he was tucking his shirt in - before Baron Cohen rushes in, screaming that she is just 15 years old.

According to reporter Steve Herman, Trump later said of Baron Cohen: "To me, he's a creep."

He added: "I don't know what happened. But years ago, you know, he [Sacha] tried to scam me and I was the only one who said 'no way'. That's a phoney guy and I don't find him funny."

Advert
Credit: Amazon Studios
Credit: Amazon Studios

More Like ThisMore Like This

1 of 6
Entertainment

Sacha Baron Cohen Donates $100,000 To Borat 2 Star Jeanise Jones

But it turns out the feeling is mutual, as Baron Cohen has now responded to say he doesn't find him amusing either.

Entertainment

Sacha Baron Cohen Reveals How Rudy Giuliani Borat Scene Almost Went Wrong

published ata month ago

He tweeted: "Donald - I appreciate the free publicity for Borat! I admit, I don't find you funny either. But yet the whole world laughs at you.

"I'm always looking for people to play racist buffoons, and you'll need a job after Jan 20. Let's talk!"

Advert

Giuliani has also hit out at Baron Cohen for the footage, saying in a statement on Twitter that the clip was a 'complete fabrication'.

"I was tucking in my shirt after taking off the recording equipment," Giuliani said.

"At no time before, during, or after the interview was I ever inappropriate. If Sacha Baron Cohen implies otherwise he is a stone-cold liar."

Advert

He added: "As soon as I realised it was a set up I called the police."

Featured Image Credit: PA

Topics: Entertainment, TV and Film, Sacha Baron Cohen, Donald Trump, Borat

Chosen for YouChosen for You

Diego Maradona Has Died Aged 60
published at17 hours ago

Most Read StoriesMost Read

Community

You Can Now Buy A Face Mask Shaped Like A Pair Of Testicles

published at2 days ago

Jess Hardiman

Jess is a journalist at LADbible who graduated from Manchester University with a degree in Film Studies, English Language and Linguistics - indecisiveness at its finest, right there. She also works for FOODbible and its sister page Seitanists, which are both a safe haven for her to channel a love for homemade pasta, fennel and everything else in between. You can contact Jess at [email protected]