Sacha Baron Cohen Fights Oscars Ban

The Academy bars actor from attending Oscars as his 'Dictator' character.
0:55 | 02/24/12

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Sacha Baron Cohen is demanding justice after being banned from Sunday's Academy Awards. In character as admiral general Allen dean from the upcoming comedy the dictator. Cohen called into The Today Show and here's what he had to say when he asked if he would be walking the Oscar red carpet. Well of those don't spend -- Dick -- may have bad Miette normally I would be impressed by an act of -- would be if I have basis that the regime. That's different about that. You know I I have issued them about the make them but I'd I'd spend the mid days. On seven days to give name might Begin -- back if they do not they would -- I'd say I'm sort of thing not unimaginable consequences. When asked what the consequences he was referring to the admiral general warned of higher oil prices the academy told Cohen he could attend the Oscars but -- himself not in character at the admiral --

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