It Seems Ryan Seacrest Is Still Scared Of Sacha Baron Cohen

2012 is a not-so-distant memory.

Ryan Seacrest is still a bit wary of Sacha Baron Cohen. 

Seacrest was on the red carpet when Cohen and wife Isla Fischer walked by, but the E! host said turned down interviewing the duo and turned his back, according to The Associated Press. Later, while he was chatting with Lady Gaga, Cohen snuck up behind him to give him a hug. 

"What's in your hands?" Seacrest asked. "What's in your hands? Check his hands."

Cohen later laughed off the snub while speaking with the AP. 



Back in 2012, Seacrest was interviewing Cohen, who was dressed as his "The Dictator" character General Admiral Aladeen at the time and carrying an urn with the late North Korea dictator Kim Jong-il's photo on it.

Cohen pretended to trip and spilled the urn's contents -- later revealed to be pancake mix -- all over Seacrest's Burberry suit live on camera. 



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