Ron Paul: It’s a ‘Real Shame’ America Pays Sacha Baron Cohen to Humilate Me


Public humiliation expert Sacha Baron Cohen’s upcoming stunt flick Bruno: Delicious Journeys Through America for the Purpose of Making Heterosexual Males Visibly Uncomfortable in the Presence of a Gay Foreigner in a Mesh T-Shirt has ensnared its share of embarrassing victims. Among them, as we know, is Ron Paul, who ended up in a hotel suite in 2008 with Cohen under the guise of an interview about Austrian economics, but he got punk’d when “Bruno” started dancing and tried seducing him. A Paul spokesperson already confirmed the incident went down, but here’s Paul talking about Cohen’s “fraud” with ABC Radio’s Curtis Sliwa. Via Politico‘s Ben Smith: