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November 12, 2013 4:54 pm

Sacha Baron Cohen Pranks Audience at Awards Show (VIDEO)

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Sacha Baron Cohen at the Oscars, dressed as his most recent character, General Aladeen. Photo: screenshot via YouTube.

JNS.org British-Jewish comedian Sacha Baron Cohen, known for roles such as Borat, Bruno, and Ali G, pranked the audience of the 2013 BAFTA Los Angeles Britannia Awards.

Cohen came up to the stage to accept the Charlie Chaplin Britannia Award for comedy. A wheelchair-bound woman, who was introduced as the oldest surviving actor to have worked with Chaplin in a silent movie, granted Cohen a Chaplin-style cane.

Suddenly, Cohen’s cane broke and he fell, knocking the woman in her wheelchair into the audience. Eventually, the incident was revealed to be a stunt, but as the audience was still reeling from their shock, Cohen continued with a comedic acceptance speech.

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“I dedicate my award to her. This is obviously a tragedy…. If you decide to get the lawyers involved, I will take you down just like I did your granny. The cane that woman forced on me was clearly defective and I’ve got lots of witnesses,” he said.

Watch a video of the prank below:

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