Borat steps in it again: “Holocaust survivor Evans, who passed away this summer, was “horrified and upset” upon learning that the film was a satirical comedy”

JTA
Holocaust survivor’s daughter wants her late mother’s interview out of ‘Borat’ sequel
by Cnaan Lipshiz
October 16, 2020

The daughter of a late Holocaust survivor is suing to have her mother’s appearance in Sacha Baron Cohen’s upcoming “Borat” sequel removed from the film, stating that the comedy mocks “the Holocaust and Jewish culture.” Cohen, who is Jewish, interviewed Judith Dim Evans earlier this year “under false pretenses with the intent of appropriating her likeness,” reads the lawsuit, which was filed this week with the Superior Court of Fulton County, Georgia, the Atlanta Journal-Constitution reported. Cohen approached Evans for an interview in what he called a documentary earlier this year, the lawsuit states. READ MORE

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