Sacha Baron Cohen's alter ego fires back at Sarah Palin

14 July, 2018, 02:57 | Author: Donna Miller
  • Cohen HOLLYWOOD CA- FEBRUARY 28 Actor Sacha Baron Cohen attends the 88th Annual Academy Awards at Hollywood & Highland Center

"I am Dr Billy Wayne Ruddick, founder/ceo/accountant of Truthbrary.org and it was I that interviewed you".

Comedian Sacha Baron Cohen has responded to Sarah Palin, who took to Facebook on Tuesday to air her grievances against Cohen.

Sarah Palin has claimed that Borat and Bruno star Sacha Baron Cohen posed as a veteran to try and get her to say something "hateful and homophobic" in an in-character interview.

As part of Cohen's new show on Showtime, the actor allegedly posed as a disabled veteran and tricked Palin, who an outspoken advocate for veterans issues, into sitting down for an interview with him. "It just got worse and worse and worse as the minutes went on in this freaky, really embarrassing, humiliating interview".

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Cheney, who as vice president was a hawkish defender of harsh interrogation techniques, goes along with the request, autographing a gallon-sized plastic jug.

Palin addressed Cohen's rebuttal on "GMA". She claimed she had been approached to participate in a "legit opportunity" to honor "American vets".

That same source said that Palin then flew down to Washington DC in November with her youngest daughter Piper, 16, to tape the interview. "They had given us fake names as to producers and anybody involved in the show".

"Palin said that she was offered a "'legit opportunity" to honour American Vets and contribute to a "legit Showtime historical documentary'" and that it "was requested of me via a speakers bureau".

"He thinks this kind of stuff is amusing, and mocking the disabled and mocking and belittling our vets with his portrayal - in my book, it's not amusing", Palin said. "And mocking the disabled and mocking and belittling our vets with this portrayal, in my book it's not amusing".

Showtime bosses have yet to comment, but on Thursday Cohen made a statement as Ruddick, Jr.

Walsh tweeted on Wednesday that he believed Palin's account because "i too was duped ... it was much of the same she experienced".

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