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The Dictator Premiere Hits London
Admiral General Aladeen subjugates UK

11 May 2012  |  Written by Phil de Semlyen  

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The Dictator Premiere Hits London

Meshuggeneh! Admiral General Aladeen stormed into London and made it his concubine at the UK premiere of The Dictator last night. And seeing as the man likes to travel light, he only had with him his retinue of lady security ninjas, a Lamborghini and enough gold on his chest to refloat the Greek economy as he surveyed the drizzly South Bank. Oh, and a tow truck.



"Normally when I see red carpet, it's because I have beheaded someone in my living room,' explained the tyrant, who also extended the offer of political asylum to his "wrinkled old buddy" Rupert Murdoch.

Sacha Baron Cohen, the man behind North Africa's newest totalitarian regime, was joined on the red carpet by co-star Anna Faris and wife Isla Fisher at the BFI dictator-athon. We're assuming Hans Brix was not invited.

The Dictator is in cinemas now. Head here for Empire's review, and let us know your favourite Baron Cohen character here. NB Our voting mechanism is not Aladeen approved.


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