05/02/2010 05:12 am ET | Updated May 25, 2011

Sacha Baron Cohen's Avatar Sketch CUT From Oscars

Just a week ago, Sacha Baron Cohen "the alter ego of Borat and Bruno" was announced as an Oscar presenter by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences. Now, suddenly, Baron Cohen has vanished from that list. Why is he gone from the show? Because one of the broadcast's producers was scared he might offend gazillionaire Best Director nominee James Cameron.

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