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A giant inflatable Borat statue wearing nothing but a mask as a mankini is floating on the Thames ahead of the sequel’s release

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There’s a truly haunting inflatable, semi-naked Borat floating down the Thames (Picture: James Veysey/REX)

Fans of Borat will be able to get an epic selfie with a spectacular semi-naked inflatable of the lead character which is currently floating on the Thames.

The second movie following the antics of the Kazakh ‘journalist’ is set for release on Friday, and the hairy effigy wearing nothing but a surgical mask as a mankini has been tied to the top of a barge in celebration of the release.

The inflatable – showing Borat reclining seductively while throwing up a thumbs up sign – is the size of a whole barge and is clad in just the mask, some socks and shoes, and is frankly a little bit terrifying.

The Sacha Baron Cohen character was first seen in 2006’s Borat: Cultural Learnings of America for Make Benefit Glorious Nation of Kazakhstan and the upcoming film has just as long a title – Borat Subsequent Moviefilm: Delivery of Prodigious Bribe to American Regime for Make Benefit Once Glorious Nation of Kazakhstan.

The film was shot in secret, and sees Borat on a mission to ‘save 2020’, including by hitting coronavirus with a pan to get rid of it as well as gatecrashing political events.

Sacha, 49, revealed he feared for his life while filming, telling Time magazine: ‘While filming my latest Borat film, I showed up as a right-wing singer at a gun-rights rally in Washington State.

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Borat is back for another installment (Picture: Amazon Prime video)

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‘When organisers finally stormed the stage, I rushed to a nearby get-away vehicle.  An angry crowd blocked our way and started pounding on the vehicle with their fists.

‘Under my overalls, I was wearing a bulletproof vest, but it felt inadequate with some people outside toting semiautomatic weapons.

‘When someone ripped open the door to drag me out, I used my entire body weight to pull the door back shut until our vehicle maneuvered free. I was fortunate to make it out in one piece.’

Borat 2 drops on Amazon Prime Friday October 23.

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