In this edition of THG's Academy Awards Fashion Face-Off series, The Dictator, played by Sacha Baron Cohen, takes on Brad Pitt. Didn't see that one coming, we know.

Pitt was nominated for his lead role in Moneyball. Cohen was invited to the show because of his role in Hugo, but his red carpet trip was infamously cut short.

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Sacha Baron Cohen just kicked the 2012 Academy Awards in the ash.

Arriving on the red carpet dressed as Admiral Aladeed - his character from The Dictator - the actor chatted up E!'s Ryan Seacrest for a bit before bringing attention to the urn in his hands, which Cohen said contained the ashes of late North Korean dictator Kim Jong-Il.

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Sacha Baron Cohen not been banned from The Academy Awards. Not yet at least.

But the actor is in hot water with the organization because he wants to walk the red carpet dressed as the main character from The Dictator, a Middle Eastern leader named General Aladeen. The Academy is less than enthused over this plan.

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Sacha Baron Cohen Biography

Bruno Pic You might know him better as "Borat." But Sacha Baron Cohen is funny in other roles, as well. More »
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