The votes are in, and there’s no level in Rudy Giuliani arguing with the end result — Donald Trump’s lawyer was awarded two Razzies on Saturday for his “efficiency” in Borat Subsequent Moviefilm.
The annual tongue-in-cheek Razzies, or Golden Raspberry Awards, “honour” the worst in movie, and are handed out the day earlier than the Oscars, serving to mock the next evening’s self-congratulatory Tinseltown pageantry.
Giuliani, a former New York Metropolis mayor, did not even know he was showing within the Borat sequel a few fictional Kazakh journalist — he was tricked right into a pretend lodge room “interview” with Borat’s enticing and flirtatious younger daughter, performed by Oscar nominee Maria Bakalova.
Whereas Bakalova waits to seek out out if she has gained a prime prize from the distinguished Academy, Giuliani was Saturday named worst supporting actor.
He additionally shared the worst display screen combo accolade with “his pants zipper,” after the notorious Borat scene ended with Giuliani apparently reaching into his trousers, oblivious to the hidden cameras.
He later insisted he was tucking in his shirt.
This 12 months’s Razzies had been topped by Music, a musical that drew controversy and mockery for its depiction of autism.
Singer-turned-director Sia, actress Kate Hudson and supporting actress Maddie Ziegler every gained for their classes.
Worst image went to Absolute Proof, a documentary by Mike Lindell, the Trump-supporting CEO of pillow producer My Pillow.
The movie, which pushes unfounded claims of fraud in November’s US election, was described by Razzie organizers as a “two-hour, pretend information snooze-fest.”
Lindell was additionally named worst actor on the ignominious awards, which granted a “Particular Governor’s Trophy” to the 12 months 2020 itself for “The Worst Calendar 12 months Ever.”
The Razzies had been first awarded in 1981 in a Los Angeles lounge, the brainchild of UCLA movie graduates and trade veterans, who selected the raspberry as an emblem of derision.