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March 2, 2016 3:59 pm

Comedic Giant Sacha Baron Cohen Says ‘L’Chaim’ Before Downing Tequila at Academy Awards (VIDEO)

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Sacha Baron Cohen with his wife Isla Fisher. The celebrity couple took shots on the Oscars red carpet. Photo: Twitter.

Sacha Baron Cohen with his wife, Isla Fisher, on the red carpet. Photo: Twitter.

British comedic mega-star Sacha Baron Cohen toasted L’Chaim (“to life”) before swigging a shot of tequila on the red carpet of the 2016 Academy Awards on Sunday.

The Jewish actor of Borat fame — and his wife, actress Isla Fisher —  shared the drink with Jimmy Kimmel’s sidekick, Guillermo Rodriguez, as part of a skit broadcast on late-night talk show Jimmy Kimmel Live!

After throwing back the shot, Cohen said, “I wish I had breakfast.”

During the Academy Awards, Cohen took to the stage in character, as renowned alter-ego Ali G, to present the “Best Picture” nominee, Room. 

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Watch Cohen and his wife take shots on the red carpet in the video below.

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