Thursday, February 14, 2008

Jane Fonda Drops the "C Word" Live on the Today Show

Jane Fonda is no stranger to controversy, but many viewers of the Today Show were no doubt surprised Thursday morning when she casually said the "C word" in an interview.

The 70-year-old Fonda was being asked about the place "The Vagina Monologues," which is celebrating its 15th anniversary, and was appearing on the show with the play's author, Eve Ensler. Fonda was talking about how she heard about the show when she let the word "cu*t" slip.

The "F" word gets on the air occasionally, but I bet a lot of people were surprised to hear the "C word" on TV... especially uttered by a woman... while having their morning corn flakes and coffee.

You can see a clip of the controversial part of the interview (with the offending word bleeped out) below.

How did this happen to get on the air? I thought that ever since Janet Jackson's infamous "wardrobe malfunction" at the Super Bowl a few years back live programming was on a delay, so that such slips of the tongue, etc. could be edited out of events?

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