Comedian Sacha Baron Cohen is among US Time magazine’s list of 100 people who shape the world.
The list of 100 most influential people also includes presidential hopefuls Hillary Clinton and Barack Obama, YouTube founders Steve Chen and Chad Hurley, director Martin Scorsese, actor Leonardo DiCaprio and model Kate Moss.
Comedian Roseanne Barr weighed in on Borat comedian Sacha Baron Cohen.
“He does offend some people’s sensibilities, but the youth of today are offended if they’re not offended,” she wrote.
Scorsese, who often casts DiCaprio in his films, praised the 32-year-old screen idol/activist as a “true actor”.
The list includes 71 men and 29 women from 27 countries.
Other entertainers making the cut were Oprah Winfrey, George Clooney, Brad Pitt, Justin Timberlake, Cate Blanchett, America Ferrera, Michael J. Fox, California Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger and “American Idol” creator Simon Fuller.
Separately, Time named 14 “power givers” such as Bill and Melinda Gates, Angelina Jolie and Queen Rania al-Abdullah of Jordan.