Sacha Baron Cohen’s dictator Admiral General Aladeen claims he is Prince Harry’s father

07:47 11 May 2012

Sacha Baron Cohen (right) and Mohamed Al-Fayed arriving at the Dictator UK film premiere held at the Royal Festival Hall, London. Photo: Yui Mok/PA Wire

Sacha Baron Cohen (right) and Mohamed Al-Fayed arriving at the Dictator UK film premiere held at the Royal Festival Hall, London. Photo: Yui Mok/PA Wire

Sacha Baron Cohen’s character Admiral General Aladeen got some shopping done at Harrods before the premiere of his film The Dictator in London, and then made some shocking revelations.

The general was driven up the red carpet at London’s Royal Festival Hall standing in an orange Lamborghini, with a clamp on one wheel and the back seat full of Harrods carrier bags, on the back of a tow truck.

Flanked by models in military uniform wearing mini-skirts, he brandished a gold-plated pistol at waiting photographers and declared: “Death to the West.”

Baron Cohen explained: “Sorry I am late. I was doing some shopping at the British Home Stores and I got clamped. I refuse to pay your parking rates. And they call me the international war criminal! They should bring these parking attendants to The Hague.”

The 40-year-old British comedian was later joined by Mohamed Al-Fayed to pose for photographs.

He said the former Harrods owner was a close friend, adding: “Let’s put it this way, I was friendly with Lady Diana... and to cut a long story short I am the father of Harry.

“From his mother he gets the fair complexion and from me he gets his enjoyment of dressing as a Nazi.”

The Ali G star said he chose to hold the premiere of his film in London because he had been banned from America.

He revealed: “I just paid £300,000 to the Tory club and they said I can have dinner with David Cameron. Everybody has a price but Cameron’s is just cheaper than the rest. For that they are also throwing in a foot massage from Mr Clegg.”

Baron Cohen’s wife, actress Isla Fisher, was among the stars at the premiere. She revealed he had not stayed in character at home while making the movie.

Fisher said: “Well, luckily he didn’t wear the big beard but I was stuck with a handlebar moustache.”

Latest Stories

15:03
Dynamo spotted by Steve Spencer

Fans of magician Dynamo were delighted by his latest trick: appearing to ‘levitate’ from The Shard near London Bridge.

Read more
47 minutes ago
Undated handout photo issued by Battersea Dogs & Cats Home of Bless with Geoff and Sylvia Shoesmith, of Chelmsford, Essex. The mournful-looking stray which was thought to be putting potential adopters off with her hangdog expression has finally found a home.  PRESS ASSOCIATION Photo. Issue date: Wednesday August 27, 2014. Bless was the most long-term resident at Battersea, with staff believing the lack of interest was down to the doleful dog's permanently sad expression. But following publicity, the Shoesmiths leapt at the chance to take the six-year-old in after being drawn to her loving personality and calm, kindly temperament.  See PA story ANIMALS Sad. Photo credit should read: Battersea Dogs & Cats Home /PA Wire

NOTE TO EDITORS: This handout photo may only be used in for editorial reporting purposes for the contemporaneous illustration of events, things or the people in the image or facts mentioned in the caption. Reuse of the picture may require further permission from the copyright holder.

A frowning dog can wag her tail again after our plea to find her a new owner was a success!

Read more
Lilian Jean Turner  was seen wearing a white blouse embroidered with flowers, black trousers and white sandals and also had a walking stick and holdall with her [Photograph from Metropolitan Police]

Police are increasingly worried about an 85-year-old woman who went missing in Penge on Wednesday morning.

Read more

Top Stories

Promotions

Advanced running and training technology for beginners up to elite athletes

If you’re thinking of adding running treadmill to your fitness routine, you’re on the right track! There are several advantages to running on a treadmill versus running outdoors.

Renault-Zoe

The Renault ZOE follows on from the introduction of the electric Fluence ZE and Twizy, but unlike the former, the ZOE was designed from the ground up as an electric vehicle.

When no simple way to find Real Ale was at hand, 4 Ale enthusiasts got together to allow anyone with a smart phone to find Real Ale no matter where they happened to be, this was the birth of the Perfect Pint app.

Quizzes

I'm only going to say this once: Stand. On. The. Right.

James Bond is Britain’s most famous secret agent, and the capital is its most famous city, so it makes sense that 007 would live and work here when he isn’t gallivanting around the world.

Read more
Can you find the animals hiding in London station names? (Photo by Peter Macdiarmid/Getty Images)

You may not realise it but there are animals hiding in stations across London? Play our quiz and see if you can you find them:

Read more
Can you guess the Tube station just from the outside? (Photo by Oli Scarff/Getty Images)

How well do you know your Tube stations? Can you guess these Underground stops from the pictures taken outside them?

Read more