Sacha Baron Cohen infiltrated an Alabama military base for a few hours in February as “Bruno”—a gay Austrian fashion journalist—before a savvy cadet spotted the ruse, the AP reports. The footage could appear in Cohen’s upcoming film, Bruno: Delicious Journeys Through America For The Purpose Of Making Heterosexual Males Visibly Uncomfortable In The Presence Of A Gay Foreigner In A Mesh T-Shirt.
“They called and said they were a German affiliate of a TV station doing a documentary on what it was like to be in officer candidate school,” said a spokeswoman for the base. “It's an embarrassment to the Alabama National Guard. Since then we have put in protocols to make sure this doesn't happen again.”