Mr. Moore, the unsuccessful Alabama Senate candidate, says he was duped into appearing on “Who Is America?” But he may have a hard time winning.
One of the most highly anticipated segments of Sacha Baron Cohen’s Showtime series — an interview with Sarah Palin — never aired. It’s unclear why.
Mr. Cohen has been sued many times. There’s a reason he rarely loses: His unsuspecting subjects don’t read the fine print.
Daniel Roberts, a gun rights advocate, said he had no clue he had been duped into a humiliating appearance on “Who Is America?” until the episode aired.
Two days after footage showed him yelling racial epithets on Mr. Cohen’s series “Who Is America?,” Mr. Spencer has decided to step down from office.
Mr. Cohen’s Showtime series, “Who Is America,” has used deception to embarrass G.O.P. figures, similar to the way Mr. O’Keefe’s Project Veritas has targeted liberals.
Mr. Spencer, a state lawmaker who proposed a bill that could have banned facial veils in public, was duped into an embarrassing appearance in “Who Is America?”
“Who Is America?” on Showtime reprises the comedian’s gotcha techniques at a time when people don’t need to be tricked into saying embarrassing things.
Ms. Palin has called the British comedian “truly sick” and “evil,” having realized she will apparently appear in his new Showtime series.