April 16, 2014

Borat Spoof Anthem Mistake

( 4UMF NEWS ) Borat Spoof Anthem Mistake:

A Kazakh female athlete at a medal ceremony in Kuwait was shocked when Sacha Baron Cohen’s parody of her country’s national anthem played as she was awarded her gold, The Telegraph reports.

The blockbuster 2006 hit movie “Borat” may have put Kazakhstan on the map for millions, but its bawdy take on the Central Asian nation’s anthem is a far cry from the real thing.

Winning first prize for target shooting at the 10th Arab Shooting Championship on Thursday, Mariya Dmitriyenko’s face turned noticeably red as she listened to the offensive lyrics proclaiming “Kazakhstan’s prostitutes cleanest in the region.”

The “Borat” spoof version of the anthem also makes fun of the Kazakhstani president.

Kazakhstan, Kazakhstan you very nice place

From Plains of Tarashek to Northern fence of Jewtown

Come grasp the mighty penis of our leader

From junction with the testes to tip of its face!

Despite her obvious discomfort, Dimtriyenko kept her poise after realizing the audience hadn’t noticed it was the Borat-anthem, and embraced the gold medal being awarded to her, a video of the ceremony shows.

Taking offense to the incident, the Republic of Kazakhstan sport’s ministry sent the sporting event’s officials a note of protest, Kazakhstan’s Tengri News reports.

The event’s organizing committee apologized for the mistake and repeated the medal ceremony, playing the proper national anthem of Kazakhstan, the Kazakh-based news agency reports.

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Story @ NY Daily News