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Will Trump Sue Over AIDS Joke?

Will Trump Sue Over AIDS Joke?

SOBHAN MCFADYEN | Mirror

Sasha Baron Cohen reportedly came under pressure to remove a scene from his latest film which depicts presidential candidate Donald Trump contracting the HIV virus.

The questionable joke is said to have made studio bosses at Sony uneasy due to its inflammatory nature and the risk of legal action, the Huffington Post reports.

The film, called Grimbsy in the UK and the The Brothers Grimsby in the US, doesn't come out in America until March 11.

But it's already making waves with fears the notoriously litigious Trump will attempt to sue Baron Cohen over the joke.

Studio bosses have denied they put pressure on Baron Cohen to remove the scene amid fears it could cause widespread offence not only to Mr Trump and his supporters, but also to people who are already stigmatised over the disease.

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