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Bruno

Based on a

Real Gay Austrian?!

6/18/2009 10:33 AM PDT BY TMZ STAFF

The Austrian media is going crazy over the new movie "Bruno" -- claiming Sacha Baron Cohen based his fake flamboyant Austrian TV host ... on a real life flamboyant Austrian TV host.

Bruno
The dude caught in the middle is Alfons Haider -- he's proud to be gay, he's into fashion, and (just like Bruno) he's also been known to compare himself to Zac Efron

Want more evidence? -- Alfons is the highest-paid presenter on Austrian state broadcaster ORF. In the film, Bruno works for a channel called OJRF. Coincidence?

The controversy has been raging in Austria for a while, but Haider just told The Telegraph newspaper, "I never understood the comparison to myself at all. The only comparisons I can think of is that I'm Austrian, I'm gay, and I work for television, but the rest is completely fiction."

Anyone really buyin' that?

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blondegal222    

that man is so annoying, IMO, he isn't even funny.

1890 days ago
17.

Diane    

Honestly, I do not see the real interest in this fool, Sacha Baron Cohen but it just goes to show the public that the more of an idiot you can act, the greater the attention. Hasn't this guy gotten his 15-minutes of fame?

1890 days ago
18.

LongJohn69    

BORING. Get a new gimmick!!!!!

1890 days ago
19.

Daniel    

Huh? I thought Bruno was based on Ryan Seacrest?

1890 days ago
20.

Bex    

12. Actually, Bruno was a character from Cohens original show in europe, long before this austrian guy was even mainstream. And secondly, lighten up people, and laugh.

Posted at 11:23AM on Jun 18th 2009 by Preston

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And what are we suppose to be laughing at? Your name? Huh, PRESTON? We all know YOUR not gay! LOL Now I'm laughin.....

1890 days ago
21.

Avenge, revenge, whatever    

I am so over him. I mean, he matters so little to me that I am going to read the story about him and take the time to post a comment. That is how little he means to me. Plus I hate TMZ. I hate it so much that I won't even logout, but just keep it minimized, restore and refresh every fifteen minutes. That's how much I hate TMZ and their stupid stories. Plus, I'm really smart. That's why I'll type in all caps and not pay any attention to trivial matters such as spelling and grammar. You all are soooooooooooooo stupid. It's funny though. Go Lynn Spears, I mean Sarah Failin in 2012. Morons.

1890 days ago
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walla walla wife's a b*tch    

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1890 days ago
23.

chichimimi    

Bruno have appropriated Alfons fashion cred but in spirit he's copying Gunther, the gay glam eurotrash singer. Youtube that name and you'll see. Check out his video Gigolo and some of the others.

1890 days ago
24.

Bex    

19. I am so over him. I mean, he matters so little to me that I am going to read the story about him and take the time to post a comment. That is how little he means to me. Plus I hate TMZ. I hate it so much that I won't even logout, but just keep it minimized, restore and refresh every fifteen minutes. That's how much I hate TMZ and their stupid stories. Plus, I'm really smart. That's why I'll type in all caps and not pay any attention to trivial matters such as spelling and grammar. You all are soooooooooooooo stupid. It's funny though. Go Lynn Spears, I mean Sarah Failin in 2012. Morons.

Posted at 12:18PM on Jun 18th 2009 by Dolts on TMZ comments pages

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1890 days ago
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walla walla wife's a b*tch    

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1890 days ago
26.

Kathryn    

I cannot stand Cohen. He's not funny at all. He's like Mr. Bean, but not as good. Limey humor escapes me anyways. Benny Hill is dead.

1890 days ago
27.

.............    

What is so funny about this over-cooked, flamboyant gay act ? And llike another posted said why does everything have to be about the gay agenda if who someone sleeps with is their own business ? Why do we have to hear about it 24/7?

1890 days ago
28.

SERIOUSLY!!!    

ENOUGH OF THIS GUY? ALREADY!

1890 days ago
29.

j9    

Same stupid inane schtick with a different stereotype. Not funny then, not funny now. Go Away already!

1890 days ago
30.

hahahahahha!!!!!    

I don't think Sacha as an original bone in his body. I suspect all his alterego's are ripoffs from someone else.

1890 days ago
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