Sacha Baron Cohen's alter ego fires back at Sarah Palin

Cohen HOLLYWOOD CA- FEBRUARY 28 Actor Sacha Baron Cohen attends the 88th Annual Academy Awards at Hollywood & Highland Center

Last Tuesday, former Alaska Governor Sarah Palin took to Facebook to vent her anger that she, too, was fooled by the comedian, who she claims interviewed her under the guise of a disabled army veteran. An e-mail seeking comment from Baron Cohen has not been returned.

There are two sides to every story, and Sacha Baron Cohen, 46, is here to clear the air on what really happened when he interviewed Sarah Palin, 54, for his upcoming show Who Is America? . "I am Dr Billy Wayne Ruddick, founder/ceo/accountant of Truthbrary.org and it was I that interviewed you".

"I did NOT say I was a War Vet", the letter reads. "So why hunt a fine citizen journalist like myself?" the letter states.

He also adds, "I have always admired you for TELLING THE TRUTH about Obama's birth certificate and the location of Russian Federation".

The message in the Ruddick tweet says the former Republican vice presidential candidate has been "hit by a bullshit grenade" and is "bleedin' fake news". Much like Sarah Palin being asked freakish questions by any stranger she encounters in a wheelchair, we are prepared to accept all of this at face value.

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The ex-sheriff, who is now campaigning for Arizona's U.S. Senate seat, said he thought the interview was being broadcast live for an audience of millions, telling Breitbart that even then, he didn't leave.

"Out of respect for what I was led to believe would be a thoughtful discussion with someone who had served in uniform, 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", Palin wrote.

The exact premise of Cohen's Showtime series, set to premiere this Sunday, remains a mystery.

Furious to have been duped, Palin contacted one of the world's most prestigious news organizations (The Daily Mail), and challenged Cohen, Showtime and CBS to donate all the proceeds from Who Is America? to a charity benefiting actual wounded United States military veterans. Ya' got me, Sacha.

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