Sarah Palin claims Sacha Baron Cohen duped her for talk

Sarah Palin Lashes Out at 'Evil' Sacha Baron Cohen Over Prank Interview for Showtime Series 'Who Is America?'

After releasing video of former Vice-President Dick Cheney autographing a waterboard (with a grin, no less), Sacha Baron Cohen has been basking in the glow of promotion for his new satirical comedy series for Showtime (CraveTV in Canada).

Former Gov. Sarah Palin, R-Alaska, on Tuesday tore into British comedian and filmmaker Sacha Baron Cohen for duping her into an interview by disguising himself as a wounded veteran.

'After refusing to take our calls to help get us out of the bind they'd put us in for three days, I wrote this off as yet another example of the sick nature that is media-slash-entertainment today, ' said Palin of the experience.

Palin says she and one of her daughters were interviewed by a man - she believes to be Baron Cohen - that was heavily disguised as a fake US military veteran that was in a wheelchair.

She is challenging Baron Cohen and Showtime to donate proceeds from the show to a veterans' charity. But also, she stayed (and so did Trump, despite what he says).

Palin also said that her daughter thinks Cohen is a piece of sh*t.

The politician went on to say she thought she was being interviewed by a disabled USA veteran for a legitimate documentary.


"Sacha Baron Cohen at it again!", Drudge wrote in a now-deleted tweet. This time for CBS/SHOWTIME. Lots of tricks played. "Both Republicans and Democrats are getting caught up in the madness".

Remember when Sarah Palin was running as Vice-President in 2008?

"Who is America?" premieres on Sunday, July 15 on Showtime.

"Who is America?" is the former "Borat" star's first new show in more than a decade. Walsh says he "stopped and questioned their direction", then left as "an apparent fight broke out", clutching a glass award embossed with his name over the words "significant contributions to the state of Israel".

Meanwhile, Fox News anchor Shannon Bream had to make changes to a scheduled show from the steps of the U.S. Supreme Court due to threats from peaceful, tolerant liberals, and NBC News just can't stop with the epic screw-ups.

Official show description: "In the works over the past year, the seven-episode series will explore the diverse individuals, from the infamous to the unknown across the political and cultural spectrum, who populate our unique nation".

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