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Report: Sacha Cohen's Brüno Suffers Manscape Mishap | Sacha Baron Cohen

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Report: Sacha Cohen's Brüno Suffers Manscape Mishap

Originally posted 05/08/2009 08:25AM

What price art? How about not being able to sit down for three days?

No, it's not what you think. But after creating a scene going through the security checkpoint at the Wichita airport and displaying his assets for the poster for his new mockumentary Brüno, Sacha Baron Cohen apparently decided to see if blonds really do have more fun.

He learned – the hard way – they do not.

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PHOTO: Get a (Rear) View of Sacha Baron Cohen's Brüno

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PHOTO: Get a (Rear) View of Sacha Baron Cohen's Brüno

Originally posted 04/24/2009 06:00PM

Meet Brüno, the latest crazy creation of Sacha Baron Cohen, who puts his best cheeks forward in this poster for his new movie.

Playing a flamboyantly gay Austrian fashionista in a film so outrageous it was initially slapped with an NC-17 rating, Cohen takes on the world of haute couture in Brüno, his follow-up to Borat: Cultural Learnings of America for Make Benefit Glorious Nation of Kazakhstan. The mockumentary opens July 10. – Mike Fleeman

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Sacha Baron Cohen Crashes Prop 8 Rally in L.A.

Sacha Baron Cohen Crashes Prop 8 Rally in L.A.

Originally posted 11/03/2008 11:45AM

Taking a lighter approach to a heavy topic, Sacha Baron Cohen went undercover Sunday as his alter ego Bruno – a flamboyantly gay fashion reporter from Austria – at a rally outside Los Angeles's City Hall.

At issue: ballot measure Proposition 8, which would ban same-sex marriage in California. The British comedian, as Bruno (in a blond wig and preppy outfit), effusively showed his support for the measure, the Associated Press reports.

Once photographers and reporters recognized the true identity of Bruno and attempted to descend upon him, Cohen's own camera crew worked to shield him. Eventually, he was escorted away inside a van.
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Sacha Baron Cohen Makes a Scene at an Airport

Originally posted 03/31/2008 12:55PM


Sacha Baron Cohen strikes again.

This time, the alter ego of Borat and Ali G, in the guise of flamboyant Austrian fashion journalist Brüno, caused a minor scene in Wichita's Mid-Continent Airport while apparently filming his latest movie, tentatively titled Brüno.

Following Cohen's behavior with an accomplice (see video above), airport officials are said to be re-considering policies concerning permission to film inside the facility, the Associated Press reports.

But then, Cohen/Brüno is no stranger to repercussions. On his HBO show, Cohen barely escaped bodily harm when, as Brüno, he got some American surfers to moon the camera – before he announced he was from Austrian Gay TV.

Like the widescreen Borat, which proved a critical and commercial success, Brüno is expected to lampoon American social and sexual behavior through the eyes of an outsider.
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Borat Star Wins Alabama Court Case | Sacha Baron Cohen

Borat Star Wins Alabama Court Case

Originally posted 01/21/2008 10:25AM

An etiquette teacher found herself on the wrong end of a lesson when Alabama's Supreme Court sided with actor Sacha Baron Cohen in a lawsuit she'd filed against the actor.

Kathie Martin claimed that the British comedian duped her into appearing in his movie, Borat: Cultural Learnings of America for Make Benefit Glorious Nation of Kazakhstan, in which Baron Cohen poses as a journalist from Kazakhstan traveling the United States in search of Pamela Anderson, the Associated Press reports.

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Report: Sacha Baron Cohen Taking Serious Role

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Report: Sacha Baron Cohen Taking Serious Role

Originally posted 01/02/2008 12:00PM

New dad Sacha Baron Cohen is taking his movie career more seriously in the new year – ditching his Borat character for a political role as 1960s Vietnam War protester Abbie Hoffman.

Baron Cohen is set to earn some $6 million for appearing in The Trial of the Chicago Seven, a project Steven Spielberg is developing for DreamWorks, London's Sunday Times reports.

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Sacha Baron Cohen Says Good-Bye to Borat | Sacha Baron Cohen

Sacha Baron Cohen Says Good-Bye to Borat

Originally posted 12/21/2007 02:40PM

Sacha Baron Cohen is officially saying good-bye – or the Kazakh word for good-bye – to Borat, now that the comic character's phenomenal success leaves him unable to ambush any more unsuspecting victims.

The actor and comedian, 36, tells England's Daily Telegraph that he is forced to ditch the hapless journalist from Kazakhstan, as well his rapper character Ali G – and that it's a sad farewell.

"When I was being Ali G and Borat, I was in character sometimes 14 hours a day, and I came to love them, so admitting I am never going to play them again is quite a sad thing," Cohen says. "It is like saying goodbye to a loved one."

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Baby Borat's Beverly Hills Outing

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Baby Borat's Beverly Hills Outing

Originally posted 11/22/2007 06:00PM

Born last month, Sacha Baron Cohen and Isla Fisher's daughter Olive had her first outing in Beverly Hills Wednesday. The comedic couple were spotted leaving the Four Seasons – mother and daughter in matching grey with Olive sporting fashionable pink converse and Borat star Cohen dutifully carrying the child seat. Fisher is set to focus on motherhood and has said she hasn't "got any plans to jump back into [work]," but fans can look forward to Cohen's next flick, which features his alter ego Bruno and Universal Pictures won the bidding war to produce.
– Kristin Boehm

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QUOTED: Isla Fisher and Daughter 'Are Doing Great' | Isla Fisher

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QUOTED: Isla Fisher and Daughter 'Are Doing Great'

Originally posted 10/23/2007 04:25PM

"I can confirm they had a beautiful healthy baby girl. Both mother and daughter are doing great."

• A rep for new mom Isla Fisher who last week welcomed a daughter with her fiancé Sacha Baron Cohen.
–Julie Jordan

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Isla Fisher, Sacha Baron Cohen Welcome a Baby | Isla Fisher, Sacha Baron Cohen

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Isla Fisher, Sacha Baron Cohen Welcome a Baby

Originally posted 10/19/2007 03:00PM

A baby Borat is born: Isla Fisher and Sacha Baron Cohen have welcomed their first child, according to reports in Australia and Britain.

No further details were available. Reps for both stars had no comment.

Fisher's pregnancy was first reported in June. The following month she said, "I haven't got any plans to jump back into [work after the birth]."

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