Wednesday, September 13, 2006

President Bush to Meet With Kazakhstan President Thanks to Borat

Following up on our "One of the Funniest Movies You Will Ever See" post, it looks like fictional character Borat has pissed off the Kazakhstan government. They're so pissed off, that the Kazakhstan president is flying to the US to meet with President Bush to discuss the upcoming release of the movie Borat: Cultural Learnings of America for Make Benefit Glorious Nation of Kazakhstan.

The Kazakhstan president has confirmed his government will buy "educational" TV spots and print advertisements about the "real Kazakhstan" in a bid to save the country's reputation before the film is released in the US in November.

Read the full article here

Maybe actor Sacha Baron Cohen and the folks at 20th Century Fox should be thanking the Kazakhstan president for the free publicity, because this is great.