Showtime is not having Sarah Palin's lies about Sacha Baron Cohen's show

Showtime is not having Sarah Palin's lies about Sacha Baron Cohen's show

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Sacha Baron Cohen isn’t done with Sarah Palin.

Following Palin’s claims that Baron Cohen “duped” her into an interview for Who Is America? by passing himself off as an American veteran with disabilities, “fake wheelchair and all,” Showtime has released a statement calling out the “widespread misinformation” about the show.

“Baron Cohen did not present himself as a disabled veteran, and viewers nationwide who watched the premiere on Sunday can now attest to that,” said the network.

The episode showed Baron Cohen disguised as Dr. Billy Wayne Ruddick Jr., Ph.D. to interview Sen. Bernie Sanders. When Sanders asks if he lives with disabilities, “Ruddick” responds that he is not. Though Ruddick uses a mobility scooter, he explains that it’s just “to conserve my body’s finite energy.” Read more…

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Source: Mashable | Showtime is not having Sarah Palin's lies about Sacha Baron Cohen's show

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