Sacha Baron Cohen delivers in-character response to 'duped' Sarah Palin

A new character of Sacha Baron Cohen - Billy Wayne Ruddick Jr, PhD - has responded to Sarah Palin's claim that she was exploited, calling it "FAKE NEWS".

Palin took to Facebook to air her rage at Cohen in a lengthy screed on Tuesday.

The comedian has made a name for himself by putting on disguises and duping unsuspecting guests, including Donald Trump before he was the USA president, in mock interviews, while portraying characters such as Ali G, Borat and Brüno. After finding the conversation to be full of "sarcasm" and "disrespect", Palin said she "finally had enough and literally, physically removed my mic and walked out".

She is challenging Baron Cohen and Showtime to donate proceeds from the show to a veterans' charity.

The official show description for Who Is America? reveals that the show has been "in the works over the past year".

"CBS/Showtime: want me to share more about the unethical and perverted deception you've perpetrated on the public?" He also told Breitbart he believed the 2017 interview with Cohen was live, being watched by 2 million people, although he was never expressly told that.

Robert then asked Palin if her decision to speak out was a good one, noting that by doing so the former governor had brought even more attention to the series ahead of its debut this Sunday.

On Thursday, Cohen fired back at Palin. well, sort of. She travelled to Washington to take part in an interview with him, saying "This "legit opportunity" to honor American Vets and contribute to a "legit Showtime historical documentary' was requested of me via a speakers bureau".

"I felt uncomfortable with some of the words they were using but I had to live through it", he said.

Moore hinted at taking legal action against Cohen and Showtime.

Cohen, she added, is a "proven liar" so nobody can believe what he said or his website.

'He just, you know, he thinks this kind of stuff is amusing and mocking the disabled and mocking and belittling our vets with his portrayal, ' said an exasperated Palin.

"He thinks this kind of stuff is amusing, and mocking the disabled and mocking and belittling our vets with his portrayal - in my book, it's not amusing", Palin said. I am not the type of guy who gets up and walks out.

Cohen, as Ruddick, then mocked Palin for questioning the authenticity of former President Barack Obama's birth certificate and comments she made about being able to see Russian Federation from her home in Alaska.


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