• Sacha Baron Cohen May 18, 2022 5:04 pm

    Sacha Baron Cohen Drops Lawsuit Over ‘Borat' Cannabis Dispensary Billboard

    Actor Sacha Baron Cohen has dropped his lawsuit against a Massachusetts cannabis dispensary that used an image of his character Borat on a billboard without his permission. A document filed in Boston federal court on Tuesday said the two sides have agreed to dismiss the case brought last year by the “Borat” star. The billboard for Somerset-based Solar Therapeutics Inc....

  • Daily Debrief July 13, 2021 11:58 pm

    Not Nice! ‘Borat' Actor Sues Massachusetts Pot Dispensary

    In tonight’s Daily Debrief, “Borat” actor Sacha Baron Cohen is suing a Massachusetts pot dispensary over a billboard. Plus, a suspect is taken into custody after a driverless car slams into an Arlington home and researchers in Maine are tracking sharks in hopes of preventing another deadly attack.

  • Somerset July 13, 2021 4:04 pm

    Sacha Baron Cohen Sues Massachusetts Cannabis Dispensary Over ‘Borat' Billboard

    Actor Sacha Baron Cohen is suing a Massachusetts cannabis dispensary over a billboard featuring an image of his character from the movie “Borat,” court documents show. He said the Somerset dispensary, Solar Therapeutics, Inc., plastered the persona on the billboard without his permission for weeks, reaching hundreds of thousands of people. Baron Cohen, along with his California-based company Please You…

  • SAG Awards April 1, 2021 3:37 am

    Pre-Taped SAG Awards Go for Spirit of Live Ceremonies Past

    With the Screen Actors Guild Awards days away, producers gathered for final appraisal of a montage honoring the nominees that include Olivia Colman, Sacha Baron Cohen and the late Chadwick Boseman.

  • Borat October 31, 2020 5:40 am

    ‘Borat' Star Gives Church $100K After Member Appears in Film

    Actor Sacha Baron Cohen, who stars in “Borat Subsequent Moviefilm,” donated $100,000 to the church of a woman who believed she was taking part in a documentary but instead was being featured in the mockumentary comedy film

  • Rudy Giuliani October 21, 2020 7:51 pm

    Rudy Giuliani Caught in Compromising Position in New ‘Borat' Film

    Rudy Giuliani, President Donald Trump’s personal lawyer, fell for an embarrassing Sacha Baron Cohen prank in the soon-to-be-released movie sequel to “Borat.” In the film, a copy of which was obtained by NBC News, Giuliani and a fictional young female reporter, who was part of Cohen’s sting, can be seen going into a hotel bedroom for drinks — at...

  • Technology November 22, 2019 5:11 pm

    Sacha Baron Cohen Slams Facebook, Other Social Media Companies

    Sacha Baron Cohen slammed Facebook and other large social media platforms as “the greatest propaganda machine in history” in a searing speech Thursday night. Addressing the Anti-Defamation League’s Never Is Now summit, the actor — who is known for using his satirical personas such as Borat, Bruno and Ali G to highlight bigotry around the world — tore into technology...

  • Donald Trump September 6, 2018 8:33 pm

    Sarah Silverman Spreads the Love

    Sarah Silverman, in the second installment of “I Love You, America,” visited Mineola, Texas, located in a county where 84 percent of voters cast ballots for Donald Trump in the 2016 presidential election. The comedian, a Bernie Sanders supporter who later spoke on Hillary Clinton’s behalf at the Democratic National Convention, didn’t unearth any liberals at the town firehouse, diner...

  • Donald Trump August 24, 2018 8:58 pm

    Sacha Baron Cohen's American Nightmare

    The “Borat” star’s “Who is America?” prank show caps a television season that’s been more painful than funny – which may be the point.

  • United States July 25, 2018 11:28 pm

    Georgia Lawmaker Who Used Racial Slur on TV Will Resign

    The state lawmaker who exposed himself and yelled racial slurs on provocateur Sacha Baron Cohen’s new cable TV series will resign, according to a spokesman for Georgia House Speaker David Ralston. Rep. Jason Spencer will step down at the end of the month, spokesman Kaleb McMichen told the Atlanta Journal-Constitution late Tuesday. In Sunday night’s broadcast of Cohen’s Showtime series...

  • United States July 17, 2018 10:51 am

    Sacha Baron Cohen, Showtime Push Back Against Sarah Palin

    Showtime and Sacha Baron Cohen are pushing back against allegations the comedian duped guests on his new show by posing as a disabled veteran.

  • Facebook July 14, 2018 11:11 am

    Joe Arpaio, Roy Moore Among Political Figures Duped by Sacha Cohen

    Former Sheriff Joe Arpaio says he is among the political figures duped by British comedian Sacha Baron Cohen during interviews for his upcoming Showtime series. Arpaio said the producers told him the show was about the top 20 most famous people in the United States.

  • United States July 11, 2018 1:12 pm

    Sarah Palin Claims Sacha Baron Cohen Duped Her in Interview for Upcoming Show

    Sarah Palin says she was “duped.” The former Republican vice presidential candidate says she fell victim to British comedian Sacha Baron Cohen during an interview for his upcoming Showtime series, “Who Is America?” In a Facebook post on Tuesday, the former Alaska governor wrote she and a daughter traveled across the country for what she thought was a legitimate interview....

  • Facebook November 22, 2017 2:56 pm

    Sacha Baron Cohen to Pay Fine Czechs Got Wearing Borat Mankini

    Comic actor Sacha Baron Cohen has offered to pay the fines for six Czech tourists who were reportedly detained by authorities in Kazakhstan’s capital Astana for dressing up as his character Borat. Sporting lime green “mankinis” and black wigs, the men had hoped to take a picture in front of the “I Love Astana” sign earlier this month. But local...

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