The Dictator: Sacha Baron Cohen's Latest Portraits, Oscar Trouble

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Sacha Baron Cohen is The Dictator. The fictional feared leader of a small Middle Eastern country has posed for two new portraits, each more ridiculous than the other. The photos also arrive as news breaks that Cohen’s Oscar tickets have been put on hold because of the Academy’s fears he’ll use the red carpet to promote his new comedy.

Sacha Baron Cohen Stars as The Dictator

Cohen was invited to the Oscars because of his scene-stealing role in Hugo (check out our interview with him). He may have mentioned in passing that he thought about walking the Academy Awards red carpet dressed as his Dictator character. The Oscars have strict rules as to not allowing the promotion of any films during the broadcast, or on the Kodak Theatre red carpet. Cohen has to swear that he will not show up in costume in order for him to attend. He has yet to do so…

Can you imagine him on the Oscar red carpet dressed like this?
The Dictator Star Sacha Baron Cohen

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The Dictator Quotes

I love it when women go to school. It's like seeing a monkey on roller skates -- it means nothing to them, but it's so adorable for us.

General Aladeen

Zoey: Could you please take your hands off my breasts?
General Aladeen: Those are breasts? I thought you were a boy.

The Dictator Review

Sacha Baron Cohen’s latest character creation in The Dictator is actually his first on film that didn’t originate on Da Ali G Show. Borat...

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