One of the highlights from the “Borat Subsequent Movie Film” trailer was a scene where Sacha Baron Cohen
dresses up as Donald Trump
in order to ambush a Mike Pence
event. In a recent interview with The New York Times
, Baron Cohen revealed that transforming into Trump required wearing a 56-inch fat suit and that breaking into a Pence event meant waiting in a bathroom stall for five hours. That’s about as long as it took Baron Cohen just to get into the fat suit and put face makeup on to turn into Trump.
“Bear in mind, I spent five hours in makeup that morning with the prosthetic team changing my face into Trump’s face,” Baron Cohen said. “This fat suit is huge. It’s a 56-inch fat suit to turn my waist into Trump’s because we had estimated that was the most realistic.”
Baron Cohen continued,