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Kazakh President Applauds Borat Movie

22nd November 2006

Kazakh President NURSULTAN NAZARBAYEV has made a dramatic u-turn over SACHA BARON COHEN's depiction of Kazakhstan, insisting he's now a huge fan of the British funnyman's comic creation BORAT. BORAT: CULTURAL LEARNINGS OF AMERICA FOR...

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Cohen Dodged Arrest After Furniture-stealing Stunt

22nd November 2006

BORAT star SACHA BARON COHEN had to be jetted out of New York during filming on the comedy to avoid arrest and deportation when a stunt went awry. The British funnyman appeared to be stealing...

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Borat Star Becomes Britain's Highest-paid Actor

21st November 2006

Sacha Baron Cohen has instantly become the highest-paid actor in the U.K. after landing a deal at Universal that reportedly will pay him at least $30 million, the London Daily Mail reported. The figure is...

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The Things They Say 3405

21st November 2006

"He might be going to live in a very obscure part of Kazakhstan where it's hard to contact him." British funnyman SACHA BARON COHEN insists a BORAT movie sequel is unlikely because his comedy journalist...

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The Things They Say 3407

21st November 2006

"The joke is not on Kazakhstan. I think the joke is on people who can believe that the Kazakhstan I describe can exist - who believe that there's a country where homosexuals wear blue hats...

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Penguins Beats Bond To The Top Of The Us Box Office

20th November 2006

The animated penguins of HAPPY FEET have stunned America by beating the new JAMES BOND to the top of the weekend box office. Both films topped $40 million (GBP22.2 million) in their opening weekends but...

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Cohen Hit With Further Legal Trouble

17th November 2006

British funnyman SACHA BARON COHEN is facing further legal woes after a US woman who featured in his latest movie claims she was misled. CINDY STREIT, who owns an etiquette business, filed a complaint on...

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Fascinating Fact 2462

17th November 2006

Despite months of controversy and complaints, a leading newspaper in Kazakhstan named SACHA BARON COHEN's BORAT: CULTURAL LEARNINGS OF AMERICA FOR MAKE BENEFIT GLORIOUS NATION OF KAZAKHSTAN film of the year today (17NOV06).

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Cohen Lands Sweeney Todd Role

16th November 2006

British funnyman SACHA BARON COHEN is set to get dramatic after landing a coveted villain role in TIM BURTON's SWEENEY TODD film. The BORAT star will play barber PIRELLI opposite JOHNNY DEPP and Burton's partner...

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Cohen Defends Alter-ego Borat

16th November 2006

Comedian SACHA BARON COHEN has defended his controversial alter-ego BORAT SAGDIYEV, insisting the character was designed to expose small-minded prejudice. Cohen's latest movie, BORAT: CULTURAL LEARNINGS OF AMERICA FOR MAKE BENEFIT GLORIOUS NATION OF KAZAKHSTAN,...

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The Things They Say 3343

15th November 2006

"He is a kookster, that SACHA. I adore him. I was always a big fan of ALI G and all his work. He's crazy and I adore crazy people." PAMELA ANDERSON was happy to lend...

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Romanian Borat Extras Taking Legal Action

14th November 2006

British funnyman SACHA BARON COHEN has been threatened with legal action by the Romanian village which stood in for his comic creation BORAT's native Kazakhstan in his hit movie. Gypsy citizens of Glod are outraged...

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Borat Attacked

13th November 2006

Comedian SACHA BARON COHEN was attacked in New York City on Saturday (11NOV06) after playing a prank on a passer-by while in character as Kazakh journalist BORAT. The British star was on his way to...

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Borat Stays At Top Of Us Box Office

12th November 2006

SACHA BARON COHEN's comedy BORAT: CULTURAL LEARNING OF AMERICA FOR MAKE BENEFIT GLORIOUS NATION OF KAZAKHSTAN took in $29 million (GBP16 million) at the US box office this weekend (ends12NOV06) to hold on to the...

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Borat Bosses Sued By Us College Students

10th November 2006

Two college students are suing the movie bosses behind British comedian SACHA BARON COHEN's hit film BORAT: CULTURAL LEARNINGS OF AMERICA FOR MAKE BENEFIT GLORIOUS NATION OF KAZAKHSTAN for making them look stupid on camera....

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Borat Banned In Russia?

9th November 2006

BORAT: CULTURAL LEARNINGS OF AMERICA FOR MAKE BENEFIT GLORIOUS NATION OF KAZAKHSTAN may be banned in Russia, over fears of upsetting the country's neighbour Kazakhstan. The ban, which would be the first of its kind...

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Turkish Man Insists He's The Real Borat

8th November 2006

A Turkish man is convinced that he was the inspiration for comedian SACHA BARON COHEN's character BORAT and is demanding an apology and profits from the surprise hit film. MAHIR CAGRI, 44, a freelance journalist,...

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Borat Make Benefit For Box Office

6th November 2006

Theater owners and 20th Century Fox discovered over the weekend that Santa Claus doesn't come from the North Pole but from Kazakhstan, that he doesn't wear a beard but a mustache, and that his name...

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Borat Stuns America

6th November 2006

British funnyman SACHA BARON COHEN's controversial Kazakhstan TV journalist BORAT has stunned the US box office by scoring a $26.4 million (GBP14.7 million) weekend take to debut at number one. The hilarious film, BORAT: CULTURAL...

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Fascinating Fact 2387

6th November 2006

British funnyman SACHA BARON COHEN's movie alter ego BORAT has been hailed president of his homeland Kazakhstan by cheeky fans on internet encyclopedia Wikipedia. The site has since banned users from contributing to the page.

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Baron Cohen Accused Of Getting Tv Producer Fired

6th November 2006

A US TV producer alleges she was fired after hiring British comedian SACHA BARON COHEN for her show. DHARMA ARTHUR booked Baron Cohen to appear on her Mississippi TV channel as spoof Kazakh TV presenter...

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Christmas Season Starts This Weekend At Box Office

3rd November 2006

The Walt Disney Co. is hoping that Santa Claus will be clambering down the box-office's chimney this weekend to find family audiences waiting to greet him. But The Santa Clause 3: The Escape Clause doesn't...

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Movie Reviews: Borat

3rd November 2006

No critic would call the humor in Borat: Cultural Learnings of America for Make Benefit Glorious Nation of Kazakhstan inoffensive. In fact, most suggest that there's something in the film that will offend just about...

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Borat Offends Madonna And Pussycat Dolls At Emas

3rd November 2006

British comedian SACHA BARON COHEN caused controversy during the MTV Europe Music Awards (EMAs) last night (02NOV06), by mocking MADONNA and THE PUSSYCAT DOLLS. The funnyman, who hosted last year's (05) awards, gave advice to...

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Baron Cohen Challenged To Dual

2nd November 2006

Funnyman SACHA BARON COHEN has been challenged to a dual by an infuriated Kazakh entertainer. The British comic has outraged JANTEMIR BAIMUKHAMEDOV by his depiction of his homeland in new movie BORAT: CULTURAL LEARNINGS OF...

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Borat Book Problems

2nd November 2006

A raunchy book to accompany the new BORAT movie looks set to be snubbed by American stores, because it contains naked pictures of 'Kazakh' women. British comedian SACHA BARON COHEN wants to write a book...

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The Things They Say 3232

1st November 2006

"Borat? I just saw a picture of him in a bikini and he looked really hot!" Former BAYWATCH star PAMELA ANDERSON thinks BORAT (SACHA BARON COHEN) has what it takes to strut his stuff on...

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Kazakh Minister Urges Borat Boycott

1st November 2006

LATEST: Kazakhstan's foreign minister has urged Europe to boycott British comedian SACHA BARON COHEN's latest movie for "misrepresenting" his country. BORAT: CULTURAL LEARNINGS OF AMERICA FOR MAKE BENEFIT GLORIOUS NATION OF KAZAKHSTAN sees Cohen play...

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Cohen's Spoof Receives Kazakh Political Support

31st October 2006

British funnyman SACHA BARON COHEN's controversial new movie lampooning Kazakhstan has received unexpected support from one of the central Asian country's top politicians. BORAT: CULTURAL LEARNINGS OF AMERICA FOR MAKE BENEFIT GLORIOUS NATION OF KAZAKHSTAN...

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Cohen Signs Bruno Deal

31st October 2006

LATEST: British funnyman SACHA BARON COHEN has signed a $42.5 million (GBP22 million) film deal with Universal Pictures, confirming he is to bring his Austrian fashionista TV character BRUNO to the silver screen. Bruno, famous...

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