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Old 11-02-2010, 04:33 AM   #1
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Default This is so gay

You know the really funny part of this is that the word gay didn't originally refer to homosexuals. So, all these groups are getting all bent out of shape over a word they fucking stole in the first place! Shit, Vince Vaughn could be suggesting that the car is happy for all we know. Kudos to Ron Howard for sticking to his principles.

'Dilemma' director will keep gay joke in film
Vince Vaughn's "electric cars are gay" joke may have been cut from the trailer for "The Dilemma," but director Ron Howard says it's staying in the movie.

Despite public outcry from both GLAAD and CNN anchor Anderson Cooper, who declared the words insensitive and harmful, Howard told the Los Angeles Times, "I believe in sensitivity but not censorship."

And so viewers will hear the offending line uttered when the film arrives in theaters in January.

"Our lead character of Ronny Valentine has a mouth that sometimes gets him into trouble and he definitely flirts with the line of what's OK to say. He tries to do what's right but sometimes falls short. Who can't relate to that?" Howard asked. "It is a slight moment in 'The Dilemma' meant to demonstrate an aspect of our lead character's personality, and we never expected it to represent our intentions or the point of view of the movie or those of us who made it."

That said, Howard admitted he enjoys stirring the pot and welcomes discussion and debate.

"I defend the right for some people to express offense at a joke as strongly as I do the right for that joke to be in a film," Howard said. "But if storytellers, comedians, actors and artists are strong-armed into making creative changes, it will endanger comedy as both entertainment and a provoker of thought."
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Old 11-02-2010, 05:11 AM   #2
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When Pixar comes out with "Cars 2", it better not have a gay electric car in it.
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Old 11-02-2010, 05:26 AM   #3
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When Pixar comes out with "Cars 2", it better not have a gay electric car in it.
Why not? It had a bunch of gay gas powered ones... You electrophobe!
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