Patti LuPone Not censoring your language just for the sake of a little holiday! The iconic musical theater star, 73, was speaking to the CNN anchor Anderson Cooper When he let slip the mother of all profanities. Anderson appeared to ask American Horror Story “Ticketmaster is being sued” about the actress Taylor Swift Ticketing disaster,” to which Patti swiftly replied, “Oh, yeah, fu**.” She then paused hilariously, realizing what she had said on air. “Whoops,” she laughed. Hui shrugged. “Um, f…uh, Ticketmaster,” he said.
Andy Cohen, Joe stood with the two holding an umbrella and watched the entire exchange, then quipped, “I didn’t do it, it wasn’t me. Well. It didn’t happen.” Anderson laughed even at the shocking moment.
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As the clip surfaced on social media, some fans were appalled, but more were overjoyed. “Lamo that’s Patti Lupone. What’s CNN going to do?” wrote one Twitter user, while another commented, “You can do that when you’re the queen.” “She is, and always has been, awful,” responded a third. Yet another admitted, “She was the best 30 minutes I’ve seen. Love her honesty and transparency.”
This isn’t the first time Patti has used colorful language in public. In May 2022, the Tony Award-winning actress reprimanded an audience member for inappropriately wearing a mask during the COVID-19 pandemic. during the talkback after the performance of companyHe invited an audience member to leave if they could not wear it properly for the safety of other audience members.
“Put your mask on your nose. That’s why you are in the theatre. This is the rule. If you don’t want to follow the rule, then go to hell,” she said in a revealing video taken from inside the theatre. “Who do you think you are that you don’t respect the people sitting around you?”
The audience member clapped back and said, “I pay your salary,” but Patti was not having it. “You pay my salary? B******t. [Broadway producer] Chris Harper pays my salary Who Do You Think You Are? Just put your mask on your nose.
The famously outspoken actress also attracted attention for mocking the former president Donald Trump’s “Evita” balcony moment in October of 2020.
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