Skip to comments.'Ugly Betty' Quips U.S. Won't Be 'Free' Until Bush Gone
Posted on 02/25/2007 4:15:53 PM PST by Kitten Festival
A preview of the political commentary we can expect at Sunday night's Academy Awards? As a presenter at Saturday's Film Independent's Spirit Awards carried live at 2pm PST/5pm EST on the Independent Film Channel (IFC), actress America Ferrera (IMDb page), the title role star of ABC's Ugly Betty, interjected a bit of political commentary suggesting the U.S. will not be the land of the free again until President Bush leaves office.
Taking the stage inside a tent on the Santa Monica beach, Ferrera was joined by actor Zach Braff, a star on NBC's Scrubs, to present the award for the Best First Feature. In the scripted exchange, Braff asked: So do you think that you have any traits in common with the country that is your namesake? Ferrera replied: I guess I'm a free-spirited person and America's supposedly the 'land of the free,' right?
She then added, to loud applause from the left coast film industry audience: Or at least we will be in 2008.
Of course, Ferrera needs to study up on the U.S. political system. The new President will not take office until 2009.
The awards ceremony will re-air twice for two hours in edited form on AMC, presumably meaning with advertisements and sans the vulgarities, at 10pm EST Saturday night and 9am EST Sunday morning.
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Ugly Betty, Code Pink, what's the diff?
Bush is just waiting for the right opportunity to start with Night and Fog. Soon. Soon.
If they were so oppressed, they'd shut the hell up. Since they don't, they're obviously not.
Leave the country Betty! You're free to do so. You haven't the slightest freaking idea what you're talking about. You wouldn't know what freedom is (or isn't) if your wine and cheese consuming fat-a$% depended on it!!
Actors are talking props.
Another towering intellect heard from.
tell her to shut the hell up or her career will go down in flames
So which prison is she broadcasting from?
I'm quite sure there are alot of North Koreans, Cubans, among many others, that would gladly trade un-free places with her right now.
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