In Borat 2, Giuliani was interviewed by an actress whom he believed to be a reporter.
Now he has been nominated for worst supporting actor at the Razzies for the infamous scene.
Sacha Baron Cohen, who won a Golden Globe for the film, praised Giuliani as a "comedy genius."
Rudy Giuliani received two nominations Friday for the annual Golden Raspberry Awards, a mock awards show that serves as the Oscars of bad movies.
The Razzies, as they are also known, were founded in 1981 and honor the year's least-best films with awards like worst picture and worst screenplay.
Giuliani is being honored in two categories for his portrayal of himself in "Borat Subsequent Moviefilm," including worst supporting actor and worst screen combo.
He is nominated in the latter category alongside Maria Bakalova, the 24-year-old actress who plays Borat's daughter in the film. Her character, Tutar, is a news reporter who lands an interview with Giuliani, an attorney for then-President Donald Trump.
The former mayor of New York reportedly did not know she was an actress or that the interview was for a Borat film, and the stunt became one of the most talked-about aspects of the movie. During one scene, while Giuliani is in a hotel room with Tutar, he appears to reach his hand into his pants, though Giuliani has said he was just tucking in his shirt.
Giuliani and Bakalova face stiff competition in their category. They're up against "Robert Downey Jr. & His Utterly Unconvincing 'Welsh' Accent" in "Doolittle," as well as "Adam Sandler & His Grating Simpleton Voice" in "Hubie Halloween."
Sacha Baron Cohen, the creator of Borat, who duped Giuliani into the interview, was also honored for the Borat sequel recently when his film won best musical or comedy motion picture at last month's Golden Globes.
In his acceptance speech, Baron Cohen praised Giuliani as "a fresh new talent who came from nowhere, and turned out to be a comedy genius."
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