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Sacha Baron Cohen and Showtime have denied Sarah Palin's claims that the comedian posed as a veteran during their interview for new series "Who is America?"        ... [Read More]
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The cable network defended the comedian amid accusations of "stolen valor." [Read More]
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The network claims the comedian never pretended to be a "disabled vet." [Read More]
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Sacha Baron Cohen has been accused of "gotcha" journalism, but Palin might have gotten him this time. [Read More]
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Showtime refuted claims by Sarah Palin that the comedian presented himself as disabled or appeared in a wheelchair when he interviewed her. [Read More]
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Showtime and Sacha Baron Cohen are pushing back against allegations the comedian duped guests on his new show by posing as a disabled veteran. [Read More]
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Showtime and Sacha Baron Cohen are pushing back against allegations the comedian duped guests on his new show by posing as a disabled veteran. [Read More]
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Showtime and Sacha Baron Cohen are pushing back against allegations the comedian duped guests on his new show by posing as a disabled veteran. [Read More]
Showtime and comedian Sacha Baron Cohen rebuffed former GOP vice presidential nominee Sarah Palin's claim that she was "duped" into a prank interview for the British actor's new series.The network said in a stateme... [Read More]
Showtime is fighting "stolen valor" accusations from critics who claimed Sacha Baron Cohen posed as a veteran for the actor's new satirical series "Who Is America?" [Read More]
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Showtime and Sacha Baron Cohen are pushing back against allegations the comedian duped guests on his new show by posing as a disabled veteran. [Read More]
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Showtime says comedian Sacha Baron Cohen did not claim to be a disabled veteran to secure any interview subjects for his series "Who Is America," despite claims from former Alaska Governor Sarah Palin to the contrary. [Read More]
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Showtime and Sacha Baron Cohen are pushing back against allegations the comedian duped guests on his new show by posing as a disabled veteran. [Read More]
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Showtime, playing defense, issued a statement on the "widespread misinformation" the network said is being disseminated about the various characters Sacha Baron Cohen used to punk high profile people. "There has been widespread misinformation over the past week about the character of Billy Wayne Ruddick Jr., Ph.D., performed by Sacha Baron Cohen," Showtime said of the star of its new comedy series Who is America? "Baron Cohen did not present himself as a disabled veteran…... [Read More]
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Sarah Palin says she fell victim to British comedian Sacha Baron Cohen during an interview for his upcoming TV show. [Read More]
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Sacha Baron Cohen pretended to be an ex-convict who painted with his own feces in "Who is America?" He talked to art expert Christy Cones while in his disguise. Cones said she wasn't bothered by the whole thing and is still interested in the artwork, as well as Cohen's work as a performance artist. She also doesn't seem to regret giving away her pubic hair. While filming Showtime's "Who is America?," Sacha Baron Cohen interviewed and duped prominent politicians, like former vice presidential candidate Sarah Palin and former vice president Dick Cheney. ... [Read More]
Photo Illustration by The Daily Beast Leading up to Sunday's premiere of Sacha Baron Cohen's new political satire stunt series, Who Is America?, there was a media blitz of politicians and talking heads pre-emptively getting ahead of the stupid-ass things they said to Cohen when he was in disguise as one of his Who Is America? characters. From Sarah Palin to Roy Moore, who is even threatening to sue for defamation, they're claiming they were "duped" into saying horribly offensive things—in line with extremist conservative views—by Cohen and his crew out on an apparent "total right-wing hit job." It's... [Read More]
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It's not what Sarah Palin claims; it's what just embarrassed her. [Read More]
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Showtime Sacha Baron Cohen's new Showtime series, "Who Is America?," caused a stir before its premiere on Sunday, as several Republican politicians felt the need to get ahead of the show last week in explaining how Cohen "duped" them to appear on it. Former vice-presidential candidate Sarah Palin, former congressman Joe Walsh, and former Alabama Senate candidate Roy Moore were among those who preceded the show's premiere with statements explaining their appearances on the series, and criticizing Cohen. For the show's first episode, Cohen, disguised as an Israeli "anti-terror expert," roped several Republican congressmen... [Read More]
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