ANGRY Kazakhs have blasted the new Borat movie despite tourism chiefs there adopting his “very nice” catchphrase.
Masked demonstrators yesterday descended on the US Consulate in the Kazakhstan capital Almaty with an effigy of Borat in a coffin draped with a stars and stripes.
They say Sacha Baron Cohen’s hit film portrays their country as backward and cruel.
The protesters carried banners reading “Those that live in glass houses should not throw stones” and “Stop racism and discrimination”.
But unrest has been growing since the movie’s marketing team set up fake social media accounts pretending to be the Kazakh government.
The initially benign posts soon descended into mickey-taking.
One said: “Little known fact: Kazakhs were first in the world to domesticate horses.
“Another great moment in the history of our great nation!”
Kazakhstan’s Prime Minister Askar Mamin was obliged to deny any link to the account.
The first Borat film in 2006 caused similar outrage — but it boosted tourism and bosses now use the “very nice” line.
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