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Fisher on Cohen marriage

Isla Fisher has opened up about her marriage to comedian Sacha Baron Cohen.

The actress discussed their relationship in an interview with C magazine, saying: "It's definitely not a normal relationship. You know there have been times in the past with the guerrilla style film making of Borat and Bruno where there were surreal conversations: 'How many people are suing us? Are you wanted in any states? Are you alive?'"

Fisher, who converted from the Methodist religion to Judaism after marrying Cohen, also spoke about her new religion, saying: "I love the focus on family, food and laughter. You know, I didn't get to go to university because I've been acting since I was a kid.

"So for me, studying theology was also fascinating. I love Judaism."

The couple are parents to two daughters, five-year-old Olive and two-year-old Elula, which has changed Fisher's approach to her filming career.

She explained: "It's all about location because of the kids. Then it boils down to the filmmaker and the role and the cast. It's definitely different than it used to be. Location wasn't even a consideration, unless it was Syria or somewhere.

"I breastfed both my kids for two years so, you know it was very tiring emotionally and physically. I'm not sure I'd want to do another lead at this juncture in my life. It's why ensemble pieces are so attractive to me."

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