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Sarah Palin Slams 'Evil' Sacha Baron Cohen for Tricking Her Into Fake Interview for His New Show

Sarah Palin Slams 'Evil' Sacha Baron Cohen for Tricking Her Into Fake Interview for His New Show

Sarah Palin is claiming she was “duped” into a fake interview with Sacha Baron Cohen for his upcoming show Who Is America?

The 54-year-old former Governor of Alaska took to Facebook on Tuesday (July 10) to slam the 46-year-old actor/comedian for tricking her into believing that he was a disabled U.S. veteran for fake interview for his upcoming show.

“Yup — we were duped. Ya’ got me, Sacha,” Sarah writes. “Feel better now? I join a long list of American public personalities who have fallen victim to the evil, exploitive, sick ‘humor’ of the British ‘comedian’ Sacha Baron Cohen, enabled and sponsored by CBS/Showtime.”

Sarah went on to reveal that she and one of her daughters were asked to travel across the country for what she believed was an interview to honor American Vets – where she encountered a “heavily disguised” Sacha in a “fake wheelchair.”

“I sat through a long ‘interview’ full of Hollywoodism’s disrespect and sarcasm — but finally had enough and literally, physically removed my mic and walked out, much to Cohen’s chagrin,” Sarah continued. “The disrespect of our U.S. military and middle-class Americans via Cohen’s foreign commentaries under the guise of interview questions was perverse.”

Sarah also claims that the show’s production team purposefully dropped her and her daughter off at the wrong Washington, D.C. in an attempt for her to miss her flight home after the interview.

Sacha‘s show Who Is America? will premiere on Sunday (July 15) at 10pm ET on Showtime.

Read Sarah’s full post inside…

“Yup – we were duped. Ya’ got me, Sacha. Feel better now?

I join a long list of American public personalities who have fallen victim to the evil, exploitive, sick “humor” of the British “comedian” Sacha Baron Cohen, enabled and sponsored by CBS/Showtime.

This “legit opportunity” to honor American Vets and contribute to a “legit Showtime historical documentary” was requested of me via a speakers bureau.

For my interview, my daughter and I were asked to travel across the country where Cohen (I presume) had heavily disguised himself as a disabled US Veteran, fake wheelchair and all. Out of respect for what I was led to believe would be a thoughtful discussion with someone who had served in uniform, I sat through a long “interview” full of Hollywoodism’s disrespect and sarcasm – but finally had enough and literally, physically removed my mic and walked out, much to Cohen’s chagrin. The disrespect of our US military and middle-class Americans via Cohen’s foreign commentaries under the guise of interview questions was perverse.

Here is my challenge, shallow Sacha boy: go ahead – air the footage. Experience tells us it will be heavily edited, not pretty, and intended to humiliate.

The challenge is to Cohen, CBS and Showtime: donate all proceeds to a charitable group that actually respects and supports American Vets. Mock politicians and innocent public personalities all you want, if that lets you sleep at night, but HOW DARE YOU mock those who have fought and served our country.

Truly sick.

And as an aside, for further insight into the wealthy corporate enablers of this kind of “joke”, I’ll add that after great costs on our part in time and resources to contribute to their “documentary” the Cohen/CBS/Showtime production team purposefully dropped my daughter and me off at the wrong Washington, DC airport after the fake interview, knowing we’d miss all flights back home to Alaska. 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.

Feel good and manly about your M.O., Sacha?

By the way, my daughter thinks you’re a piece of ****, Sacha. Every honorable American Vet should feel the same.

- Sarah Palin”

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  • SquidBillie

    I know he’s obnoxious an unlikable, but most people at least know who he is and what he does. It’s not his fault she has the IQ of a kidney bean.

  • SquidBillie

    I know he’s obnoxious an unlikable, but most people at least know who he is and what he does. It’s not his fault she has the IQ of a kidney bean.

  • SquidBillie

    I know he’s obnoxious an unlikable, but most people at least know who he is and what he does. It’s not his fault she has the IQ of a kidney bean.

  • greppinwolf

    “requested of me via a speakers bureau.”

  • greppinwolf

    “requested of me via a speakers bureau.”

  • greppinwolf

    “requested of me via a speakers bureau.”

  • quartzoup

    Idiot woman has no idea she is promoting his show for free with this tirade

  • Effy

    Hahahaha please Palin, you jumped at the chance of somone wanting to interview you. This is 100% on you.

  • Angie

    I’m now going to watch this.

  • Jezza

    I love it!!! Good grief, her stupidity is astounding.

  • Lewisbieber

    Her ‘downhome folksy hockey mom’ routine is just a cover up for her very low iq

  • KS_in_TP

    This woman, I swear. She’s whining but in reality this is the best thing that’s happened to her in a couple of years: attention. As far as Cohen goes, he is gross, childish, and desicable. There is no winner in this scenario.

  • romanhans

    Actually, Palin says this was booked through her reps at a speakers’ service. Which makes me 99% sure she was PAID to be there. What, you thought she’d help disabled vets without getting cash?

  • LegalBetch

    The irony of this woman calling someone else evil…

  • Lexi

    True. The only time I liked anything he did was way back when presented a show on Live TV here in the UK. He was himself in it and genuinely funny yet now he has to act like a second rate Jeremy Beadle to get attention which most of the time isn’t funny.

  • SquidBillie

    And lack of maturity.