RIP Borat: Sacha Baron Cohen Says It’s Too Dangerous to Make a Follow-Up to Last Year’s ‘Moviefilm’

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Borat is going into retirement for good.

Sacha Baron Cohen, who won two Golden Globes for Borat Subsequent Moviefilm, revealed that he’ll never reprise the role of the Kazakh journalist.

“This was probably the most dangerous project I had to work on,” Cohen told Deadline. “We felt that the risks were worth taking. I was just very worried about Trump and Trumpism and the election and our democracy was at risk.”

“There were situations I would never go back to do again,” added Cohen, who had to wear a bulletproof vest while shooting certain scenes, including the segment where he infiltrates a far-right rally in Washington State.

“I was fortunate to make it out in one piece,”
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