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Nadia Tonova: Sacha Baron Cohen Can't Make Profiling Funny

At the Oscars, Sacha Baron Cohen buffooned as a fictitious Arab dictator to promote a film. There was plenty of buzz over the fact that he made a mess of Seacrest's Burberry tuxedo, but not about the blatant Arab stereotype.
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Sacha Baron Cohen Slammed for "Damaging Lunacy" of The Dictator Stereotype

Pop Culture / Celebrity : The Hollywood Gossip (3 years ago)

Sacha Baron Cohen has courted controversy over the last couple weeks, first by campaigning to attend the Oscars as his character from The Dictator - Admiral General Aladeen from the fictional Republic of Wadiya - and then by dumping... Read Post

Sacha Baron Cohen Spills 'Ashes' on Ryan Seacrest

Pop Culture / Celebrity : Gossip from Newser (3 years ago)

Sacha Baron Cohen-as-Dictator was dis-invited to the Oscars then invited again. And, as expected, he did something a little outrageous: spilled "ashes." Belonging to "Kim Jong-Il." Onto E! host Ryan Seacrest's tuxedo. Flanked by two... Read Post

Sacha Baron Cohen’s Oscar Prank

Pop Culture / Celebrity : Celebrity Smack Blog (3 years ago)

Baron Cohen before his urn prank  You just knew Sacha Baron Cohen couldn’t show up in a tuxedo like everyone else, and as promised, he made a grand entrance on the red carpet. In character as “The Dictator,” Sacha was accompanied by... Read Post

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