Bakalova asks “Should we slip [sic] your jacket?”, and helps him remove the wireless microphone from underneath his shirt, untucking it. He lies back, and puts his hand down his pants seemingly to tuck his shirt back in, keeping his jacket on.

Giuliani said in a statement, “The Borat video is a complete fabrication. I was tucking in my shirt after taking off the recording equipment.

“At no time before, during, or after the interview was I ever inappropriate. If Sacha Baron Cohen implies otherwise he is a stone-cold liar.

“In fact, the NY Post today reports ‘it looks to me like an exaggeration through editing.’ As soon as I realized it was a set up I called the police.