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Roy Moore Sues Sacha Baron Cohen for $95M Over ‘Who Is America?’ Appearance

By on September 7, 2018 in Litigation-Business, Litigation-Personal

Sacha Baron Cohen is being sued for defamation by Roy Moore over his appearance on the actor’s controversial Showtime series — and the embattled former Alabama Supreme Court Chief Justice is seeking $95 million in damages, reports The Hollywood Reporter.

“Cohen, as the character Erran Morad, interviewed the judge and demonstrated a fictional device meant to detect pedophiles — a reference to Moore’s alleged sexual misconduct with an underage girl that surface during his failed campaign for Alabama’s U.S. Senate seat,” writes reporter Ashley Cullins.

Moore’s complaint claims he was deceived and was defamed by “the false and fraudulent routine.”

Read The Hollywood Reporter article.