Ryan Seacrest: Sacha Baron Cohen meant to "ash" George Clooney

Actor Sacha Baron Cohen dressed as his role of the Dictator arrives on the red carpet for the 84th Annual Academy Awards on February 26, 2012 in Hollywood, California. AFP PHOTO Joe KLAMAR (Photo credit should read JOE KLAMAR/AFP/Getty Images)
Sacha Baron Cohen, dressed as his character General Aladeen, arrives at Oscars on Feb. 26, 2012, in Hollywood, Calif.

(CBS News) Remember the "ashes" Sacha Baron Cohen dumped on Ryan Seacrest on the red carpet at the Academy Awards back in February?

It turns out, "The Dictator" star meant to "spill" them on none other than George Clooney - not the E! host.

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Seacrest caught up with the British comedian over the weekend on the set of "Saturday Night Live":

Back in February, Cohen showed up at the Oscars, dressed as his General Aladeen character and carrying an urn which  he joked contained the ashes of his "dear friend" North Korean dictator Kim Jong Il.

"It was his dream to come to the Oscars and to be sprinkled over the red carpet," Cohen said before spilling the contents on Seacrest's tuxedo.

Seacrest laughed it off at the time, even saying then, "I'm thinking he was going to do this to me or George Clooney, right"?

Watch Sacha Baron Cohen and spill the urn on Ryan Seacrest at the Oscars: