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Sacha Baron Cohen Could Not Outsmart Heidi Montag And Spencer Pratt

I miss the days when Sacha Baron Cohen could prank America on his own time. Unfortunately, the curse of success is wreaking havoc upon his latest mockumentary.

After unleashing hell upon reality stars Gretchen Rossi and Slade Smiley (yes, that’s somehow his real name), Baron Cohen turned his focus to perhaps the most infamous reality stars of all: Heidi Montag and Spencer Pratt.

This couple, who first appeared on “The Hills”, a reality show that followed extremely rich people as they tried not to get fired from their unpaid internships, is widely known for being the most shameless reality stars in human history.

And yes, I’m counting Tila Tequila among their competitors.

For context, Spencer Pratt once referred to “The Hills” cancellation as “their own personal 9/11.”

So it’s nothing short of astonishing that Sacha Baron Cohen was unable to lure them into being in his latest film.

Pratt, who operates under the Twitter handle “Pratt Daddy”, tweeted on Tuesday that Baron Cohen had tried and failed to trick the fame hungry couple into being made a mockery of.

Pratt told Page Six that the urgency of the email made it seems suspect and that he didn’t want to put any stress on his wife, Montag, and their new baby.

This couple, who have been together for six lifetimes compared to the average marital bliss of their contemporaries, would have made Baron Cohen’s movie objectively better.

Still, something tells me the comedian will come through.


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