Did Eminem know Sacha Baron Cohen would land facedown in his lap at MTV Movie Awards?

Wearing a jock strap and angel wings, Sacha Baron Cohen makes quite an entrance during Sunday’s MTV Movie Awards. He landed in Eminem’s lap, and now some folks are apparently shocked to learn that the stunt might have been staged.

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Wearing a jock strap and angel wings, Sacha Baron Cohen makes quite an entrance during Sunday’s MTV Movie Awards. He landed in Eminem’s lap, and now some folks are apparently shocked to learn that the stunt might have been staged.

Did Eminem know or no?

If you caught Sunday night's MTV Movie Awards, you're no doubt still reeling from what was easily the most memorable moment of the show: Sacha Baron Cohen's gay fashionista, Bruno, landing bottom to top on Eminem's lap, which resulted in some extreme cheek-to-cheek action. Hilarious! Especially since Marshall Mathers has always been accused of being a homophobe. But now people are shocked — SHOCKED! — that the whole thing might have been staged. Well, doy, it is MTV, guys. It's easy enough to assume that Cohen's stunt — in which he flapped over the audience in a jock strap and angel wings, ostensibly got his "kugelsack" tied up in the rigging and then fell to earth, landing face down on Em — was planned, as the rapper's camp is saying. In fact, the L.A. Times even points out that producer Mark Burnett hinted about the stunt to Hollyscoop by touting Mathers' appearance on the show, saying "Eminem — It's epic tonight! It's epic!" But what was not so apparent was whether Em was expecting to really be the butt of a joke, quite literally. Rumor across the InterSphere says Marshall expected Cohen to land in the rapper's lap, but not facedown.

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Did Eminem know Sacha Baron Cohen would land facedown in his lap at MTV Movie Awards? 06/01/09 [Last modified: Monday, June 1, 2009 9:20pm]

    

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