What! Sacha Baron Cohen was visited by the FBI while filming Borat

  • PTI, Los Angeles
  • Updated: Feb 26, 2016 17:12 IST
The FBI was interested in Borat.

Actor Sacha Baron Cohen faced a lot of legal troubles while making is popular mockumentary comedy Borat and was even paid a visit by the FBI.

The 30-year-old, who was travelling in an ice cream truck, with producer Azamat (Ken Davitian) while filming the project, said the FBI got a lot complaints, reported Entertainment Weekly.

“(The FBI) got so many complaints there was a terrorist travelling in an ice cream van. So the FBI got so many complaints that they started compiling a little file on us and eventually they came to visit us at the hotel.

Watch the Borat trailer here

“I obviously went missing when I heard because they were like ‘FBI’s downstairs. Sacha, disappear’,” Cohen said.

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The film was about Kazakh TV journalist Borat, who is sent to the United States to report on the greatest country in the world: The US and A.

Watch the trailer for Sacha Baron Cohen’s new movie Grimsby here

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