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Sacha Baron Cohen Uses ‘Pedophile Detection Machine’ on Roy Moore

Sacha Baron Cohen Uses ‘Pedophile Detection Machine’ on Roy Moore

Roy Moore played right into Sacha Baron Cohen's hands as the comedian pulled off a prank that seemed to label Moore a pedophile. and the whole mess could be headed for court.

Moore, who was accused during his campaign of sexually harassing multiple women when they were in their teens during the 1970s, sat down for an interview with Cohen, posing as Israeli anti-terrorism expert Col. Erran Morad, and the two began discussing technological advancements to thwart terrorist attacks.

Moore, who was endorsed by Donald Trump, lost the December special election to fill an Alabama Senate seat to Democrat Doug Jones amid accusations of sexual misconduct by several women.

Holding the wand, Cohen says "because neither of us are sex offenders" it will make no noise.

Turning to Moore, Cohen waves the wand, which emits a beeping sound. What's happening is Sacha Baron Cohen calling Roy Moore a pedophile to his face. Cohen asks him. "Did you lend the jacket to somebody else?"

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After this continued to happen, Moore said, "I've been married for 33 (years), and never had an accusation of such things".

"But the machine, the machine works", Cohen continues. "Maybe Israeli technology has not developed properly". His interview with Moore took a different tack, however.

Cohen says the device is "99.8 percent accurate" but "it is not saying that you are a pedophile, of course not". "I support Israel, I don't support this kind of stuff", he says on his way out. "Good night. I support Israel".

Appearances on "Who Is America?" have generated other controversies. Cohen also got former vice president Dick Cheney to sign a fake "waterboard kit" and several Republican politicians to endorse a fake program that would arm toddlers.


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