Sarah Palin: I was tricked into interview with Sacha Baron Cohen

Sarah Palin and Sacha Baron Cohen

"Yup - we were duped", Palin wrote on her Facebook page.

In a particularly angry Facebook post, Palin vented her rage against the comedian, saying she had "join [ed] a long list of American public personalities who have fallen victim to the evil, exploitive, sick "humor" of the British 'comedian'".

According to Palin, the interview took place in Washington D.C. and Cohen "had heavily disguised himself as a disabled US Veteran, fake wheelchair and all".

"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 claimed. She eventually left the interview in disgust, calling the endeavor "truly sick" and challenging Cohen and Showtime to donate all proceeds from the series to "a charitable group that actually respects and supports" American war veterans.

Palin further claimed the production team deliberately dropped her and her daughter (she doesn't specify which one) at the wrong airport "knowing we'd miss all flights back home to Alaska". That detail has neither been confirmed nor denied by Cohen or Showtime, but it does seem like something he would love to have on film.

Showtime is adding to its slate of politically charged shows, including a new newsmagazine and a project from comedian Sacha Baron Cohen.

Palin says she was contacted by an organization that invited her to an interview with a wounded warrior - but the veteran was an imposter and in fact comedian Sacha Cohen, who is known for his fake interviews of famous celebrities.

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"By the way, my daughter thinks you're a piece of ****, Sacha", Palin wrote in closing.

When we learned that Showtime would soon begin airing Sacha Baron Cohen's latest comedy/reality series, Who Is America?

Palin ended her explanation slapping Cohen for his ignorance, "Feel good and manly about your M.O., Sacha?"

'Here is my challenge, shallow Sacha boy: go ahead - air the footage. It's certainly not my place to tell you whether or not this is extremely amusing, but in my capacity as the News Editor of this site, it is my place to remind you that Who Is America? will air this Sunday evening at 9PM CST on Showtime.

Official show description: "In the works over the past year, the seven-episode series will explore the diverse individuals, from the infamous to the unknown across the political and cultural spectrum, who populate our unique nation". "Both Republicans and Democrats are getting caught up in the madness", Drudge tweeted.

Promo materials from the upcoming show, 'Who Is America?' also show that former Vice President Dick Cheney also sat for an interview with the comedian/prankster.

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