The 84th Academy Awards have sent out their invites, but for funny man Sacha Baron Cohen, the jury is still out on whether or not he'll be allowed to attend the big show.

The Academy doesn't want the outrageous actor to show up to the red carpet dressed up as the character he plays in his newest movie, The Dictator. The latest alter ego is an over-sexed, tyrannical ruler that oppresses his people that Cohen claims is based on Saddam Hussein and Muammar Gaddafi.

The Academy feels a stunt like that would take away from the awards show and would only let Cohen into the event if he doesn't dress like his character.