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Rudy Giuliani dismisses ‘compromising’ Borat film clip as a fabrication

Written by on 21/10/2020

Donald Trump’s lawyer Rudy Giuliani was filmed inside a hotel room with a 24-year-old actress after she tricked him into going back with her for the new Borat film.

In the new sequel, the president’s personal attorney, 76, is seen lying on a bed in a New York hotel room with his hands down his trousers.

He was allegedly lured there by actress Maria Bakalova, who plays the daughter of Sacha Baron Cohen’s infamous character Borat in the new film.

Mr Giuliani is pictured with Mr Trump in Washington DC last month
Image: Mr Giuliani is pictured with Mr Trump in Washington DC last month

Her character claims to be a journalist looking to interview Mr Giuliani about the president’s response to the coronavirus crisis – so she invites him back to her bedroom.

The young woman is then seen helping Mr Giuliani take off his microphone.

The scene was filmed in July and prompted Mr Giuliani – a former mayor of New York – to call the police, who decided not to pursue the matter.

The clip of Giuliani in the hotel room appeared on social media, shortly before the film becomes available to stream this Friday.

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Mr Giuliani tweeted this week to describe the video as a “complete fabrication”, adding: “I was tucking in my shirt after taking off the recording equipment.

“At no time before, during, or after the interview was I ever inappropriate. If Sacha Baron Cohen implies otherwise he is a stone-cold liar.”

Mr Baron Cohen’s new film sees the notorious Borat – a journalist from Kazakhstan – return to the US on a mission to offer his daughter to the US vice president Mike Pence.

Mocking those close to Mr Trump is a central theme of the sequel, entitled Delivery Of Prodigious Bribe To American Regime For Make Benefit Once Glorious Nation Of Kazakhstan.

The bedroom scene comes after a failed attempt to gift his daughter to him – when he shouts at him at a Conservative Political Action Conference.

 Sky News

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