Sarah Palin Says 'Sick' Sacha Cohen Pretended To Be U.S. Veteran To Interview Her

Jul. 11 2018, Published 3:40 p.m. ET

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Controversial comedian Sacha Baron Cohen disguised himself as a U.S. Veteran in order to conduct a bizarre interview with Sarah Palin. Now, the former Governor of Alaska is speaking out.

This Tuesday, Palin, 54, took to Facebook to share her story and voice her disdain for "evil" and "sick" Cohen, 46.

"Yup — we were duped. Ya' got me, Sacha. Feel better now? I join a long list of American public personalities who have fallen victim to the evil, exploitive, sick 'humor' of the British 'comedian' Sacha Baron Cohen, enabled and sponsored by CBS/Showtime," she wrote, speaking of Cohen's upcoming Showtime series, Who Is America?.

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Palin then explained that she and one of her daughters travelled a long way for the interview, and met up with a "heavily disguised" Cohen who was sitting in a wheelchair and wearing U.S. Veteran clothes.

The enrage politician said she agreed to the interview because she believed it was an opportunity to "honor American Vets and contribute to a 'legit Showtime historical documentary.'"

"Out of respect for what I was led to believe would be a thoughtful discussion with someone who had served in uniform, I sat through a long 'interview' full of Hollywoodism's disrespect and sarcasm — but finally had enough and literally, physically removed my mic and walked out, much to Cohen's chagrin," Palin continued. "The disrespect of our U.S. military and middle-class Americans via Cohen's foreign commentaries under the guise of interview questions was perverse."

Sarah Palin then urged Cohen, CBS and Showtime to donate all proceeds from the show to a charity that respects and supports American Vets. She also told the comedian that he should be extremely ashamed of himself.

"Mock politicians and innocent public personalities all you want, if that lets you sleep at night, but HOW DARE YOU mock those who have fought and served our country," she wrote in her post. "Truly sick."

Cohen also interviewed various other celebrities and politicians for the upcoming series—all while in disguise.

Who Is America is set to premiere on July 15. Neither the network nor Sacha Baron Cohen have spoken of the incident.

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