Liam Gallagher confirms threatening to stab Sacha Baron Cohen
04 March 2016
Liam Gallagher has today confirmed reports he threatened to stab Sacha Baron Cohen in the eye and added it didn't stop there.
In an interview with Conan O'Brien Sacha Baron Cohen revealed that Liam Gallagher was his hairstyle inspiration behind his new Grimsby character's barnet. The comedian felt it was owed after the former Oasis frontman failed to mention him in a joke at the GQ Awards.
He explained: "He said. 'I'm going to stab you in the eye,' and I thought to myself, 'I've never heard such a specific threat...'
The Borat star added: "Eventually he didn't stab me but I thought to avoid confrontation by having my hair done like him in my next movie".
NME confirmed the singers representative's had been in touch but it wasn't one eye. it was actually two.
They said: "Liam wants to clarify that it wasn't just the one eye, it was both".
Hear Sacha describe the very funny 'Liam' incident below.