Cohen's 'Bruno' Pranks Abdul

Interview will be in film
By Evann Gastaldo,  Newser Staff
Posted Apr 30, 2009 8:51 AM CDT
In this March 5, 2009 file photo, "American Idol" judge Paula Abdul arrives at the American Idol Top 13 Party in Los Angeles.   (AP Photo/Chris Pizzello, file)
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(Newser) – Paula Abdul isn’t just acting oblivious on American Idol. Sacha Baron Cohen pranked the infamously airheaded judge for his upcoming film Bruno, and her interview with the character will appear in the movie, the New York Post reports.Paula was totally fooled,” says an insider. "She bought into his character and to this day isn’t aware she was fooled.”