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It adds that Jones “wasn’t paid much money” for the film and she was worried about the fate of Bakalova’s Tutar for the duration of filming.
The fundraiser had already amassed over $140,000 and, outside of the online platform, Cohen also donated $100,000 in Jones’ honour.
Scobey told People: “I was blown away but not surprised because I was told about what type of heart this man has. Maybe it’s a little risque, some of the things in the movie, but he has a good heart.”
“While all these people around the world are loving how she’s the moral compass of the movie, she’s sitting here serving people in the dark and in the cold,” he added of Jones. “This is who we are. This is what we do for our community, and we love our community.”
Borat Subsequent Moviefilm is currently screening on Amazon Prime Video.