New York Judge Dismisses ‘Borat’ Suit

borat New York Judge Dismisses Borat SuitAP is reporting that a defamation suit against Sasha Baron Cohen and the makers of Borat has been dismissed. The suit, filed on behalf of Jeffrey Lemerond, who is shown shouting at Baron Cohen to “Go Away!” in a scene shot in Manhattan, was dismissed by Judge Loretta Preska.

This news has prompted The New York Post to make the first—but by no means last—bad Borat-speak headline pun since the release of the 2006 Fox film.