Tina Fey accepted a Mark Twain Prize for American Humor on Sunday, but PBS cut her acceptance speech quite significantly. Could it be because of the funny Sarah Palin references? You betcha!
Tina said, “I would be a liar and an idiot if I didn’t thank Sarah Palin for helping get me here tonight. My partial resemblance and her crazy voice are the two luckiest things that have ever happened to me. Politics aside, the success of Sarah Palin and women like her is good for all women…unless you’re a gay woman who wants to marry your partner of 20 years — whatever. But for most women, the success of conservative women is good for all of us. Unless you believe in evolution. You know, actually, I take it back. The whole thing’s a disaster.”
PBS cut out all of those remarks from her speech and left us with this: “I’m so proud to represent American humor, I am proud to be an American, and I am proud to make my home in the ‘not real’ America. And I am most proud that during trying times, like an orange alert, a bad economy or a contentious election that we as a nation retain our sense of humor.”
See the video HERE.
by Jessica LeFevre on November 16, 2010 | Comments Off