Borat joins social media | And is quick to joke about Trump's Covid diagnosis

Borat joins social media

And is quick to joke about Trump's Covid diagnosis

comedyBorat has joined Twitter and TikTok to troll Donald Trump.

Accounts were set up in the name of Sacha Baron Cohen’s Kazakh character on Friday, each verified with a coveted blue tick.

And they were quick to mock the US President’s response to getting Covid, and downplaying its risks.

Some tweets include

He has also posted two short videos on TikTok, baring quite a bit of flesh…

@borat

Jagshemash please you watch this very important message for combat of corovaginus

♬ original sound - Borat
@borat

Jaghsemash! please you will pleasure yourself at this

♬ Kismet - XIX

He joined the social media platforms ahead of the release of Borat Subsequent Moviefilm – possibly subtitled Delivery of Prodigious Bribe to American Regime for Make Benefit Once Glorious Nation of Kazakhstan. It drops on Amazon Prime on October 23.

The movie was shot over the summer, with Cohen trolling a right-wing rally in disguise and targeting Donald Trump's lawyer Rudy Giuliani. Its meta-premise that Borat is now famous, so he has to go undercover to get his interviews.

Baron Cohen wrote the script with Anthony Hines, Dan Swimer, Peter Baynham, Erica Rivinoja, Dan Mazer, Jena Friedman and Lee Kern.

Published: 11 Oct 2020

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