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Tue Jul 31, 2018, 02:47 AM

Another South Carolina politician falls for Sacha Baron Cohen prank

Another S.C. politician has been tricked into appearing on Sacha Baron Cohen’s satirical comedy show.

Former state Rep. Chip Limehouse (R) appeared on Sunday’s episode of the Showtime series “Who Is America” in what was billed as a discussion of race with Atlanta rapper Bone Crusher.

The discussion was moderated by Cohen in the guise of Dr. Nira Cain-N’Degeocello, a “liberal, NPR-loving character,” according to a Hollywood Reporter recap.

Cohen’s character spent the segment asking the two men bizarre questions. He told the rapper that “black” was an offensive word, asked the men about their favorite scene in the film “Moonlight” — a coming-of-age film about a gay African-American man — and talked about rapper Will Smith being from Compton (he’s not).

Read more: https://www.thestate.com/news/politics-government/article215757540.html

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