Stephen Colbert and Seth Meyers have been greater than able to joke about Rudy Giuliani on Wednesday night time, after President Donald Trump’s private legal professional was ensnarled in a compromising scenario within the new sequel to Borat.
“Every four years, around this time of the election, people start to worry about an October surprise,” Colbert mentioned on The Late Present. “Today, we got more than October surprised. We got October appalled.”
In his Late Night time monologue, Meyers joked that the late-breaking Giuliani story got here courtesy of Mad Libs. “Of course, the libs are at it again,” he joked.
As broadly revealed on Wednesday, Sacha Baron Cohen’s new Borat Subsequent Moviefilm features a prolonged scene by which Giuliani is interviewed by the actress enjoying Borat’s daughter (newcomer Maria Bakalova), who’s posing as a journalist. After exchanging flirtatious banter and a few playful touching (at one level, Giuliani grasps Bakalova’s fingers and says he can “relax” the nervous reporter), the 2 are proven retiring to a resort bed room. There, hidden cameras seize Giuliani patting Bakalova on her decrease again and asking for her telephone quantity. After she helps him take away his microphone, Giuliani is seen reclining on the mattress whereas stuffing his fingers down his pants. At that time, Cohen barges in as Borat and stops the interplay earlier than anything transpires. “She’s 15. She’s too old for you,” Cohen says to Giuliani, who shortly exits. (In actual life, Bakalova is 24, and her character’s age isn’t mentioned with Giuliani earlier to this second.)
“Never a great sign when the moral authority in a situation comes from a guy who once handed a woman a bag of his own poop,” Colbert joked, referencing a scene within the authentic movie.
The stunt was filmed this summer season and instantly spoiled by Giuliani, who referred to as the police on Cohen, then claimed in an interview with the New York Submit that Cohen had failed to get the higher of him. “I am a fan of some of his movies, Borat in particular,” Giuliani mentioned on the time, earlier than launching into his personal impression of the Khazakstani reporter.