- Rudy Giuliani, personal attorney for President Donald Trump, says he was just “tucking in my shirt” after he appears to have his hand down his pants in front of a female actor in a scene in the sequel to “Borat.”
- In a string of tweets on Wednesday, Giuliani defended himself after news circulated about his unwitting cameo in “Borat Subsequent Moviefilm,” which is slated to appear in “which premieres on Friday, October 23 on Amazon Prime.
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Rudy Giuliani, the personal attorney for President Donald Trump, says he was just “tucking in my shirt” after he appears to have an inappropriate encounter with a female actor in a scene in the sequel to “Borat,” starring Sacha Baron Cohen as the eponymous lead.
—Rudy W. Giuliani (@RudyGiuliani) October 21, 2020
In the new film, “Borat Subsequent Moviefilm,” Giuliani can be seen in a hotel room with Tutar, Borat’s daughter played by actress Maria Bakalova. Tutar, who a news reporter at this point in the movie, is meeting Giuliani for an apparent interview.
At one point in the scene, Tutar and Giuliani are drinking scotch when she takes him into the bedroom of the hotel suite he was being interviewed in. Giuliani can be seen gently tapping the small of her back with his hand, as Insider previously reported. Another angle shows Tutar trying to remove the microphone wire from Giuliani’s shirt as he’s sitting on the bed. He’s then seen laying on the bed with his hand down his pants, doing what he says was tucking his shirt into his pants.
“The Borat video is a complete fabrication. 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,” Giuliani wrote in a tweet. “If Sacha Baron Cohen implies otherwise he is a stone-cold liar.”
The former mayor of New York City said the scene was retaliation for the work he’s been doing to help Trump get re-elected. (The footage was apparently shot in July, before Giuliani’s recent attempts to discredit Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden.)
“They’ll do anything. They’ve attacked me over everything possible, investigated every business dealing I’ve ever had,” he said in an interview with WABC radio. “And now the idiot Borat is going after me with a totally sensationalized false account of a ridiculous movie I guess that he’s done.”