Skip to comments.Chevy Chase's potty-mouthed Bush-bashing at Kennedy Center
Posted on 12/15/2004 7:07:43 PM PST by Roberts
Even Hollywood liberals were left reeling after Chevy Chase's potty-mouthed Bush-bashing Tuesday night at the Kennedy Center, where the actor hosted an awards ceremony staged by People for the American Way.
The WASHINGTON POST on Thursday claims Chase unleashed a rant against President Bush that stunned the crowd.
He deployed the four-letter word that got Vice President Dick Cheney in hot water, using it as a noun. Chase called the prez a "dumb (expletive)." He also used it as an adjective, assuring the audience, "I'm no (expletive) clown either. ... This guy started a jihad."
Chase also said: "This guy in office is an uneducated, real lying schmuck ... and we still couldn't beat him with a bore like Kerry."
People for the American Way distanced itself Wednesday from the actor's rant.
Founder Norman Lear tells the paper: "I thought it was utterly untoward, obviously unexpected and unscripted and all that stuff. And, uh _ it was Chevy Chase. He'll live with it, I won't."
Sen. Tom Daschle, the former minority leader, looked taken aback when he went on directly after Chase. His opening line: "I've had to follow a lot of speakers, but _ " The movie star didn't return for a curtain call or to savor dessert at the reception after the event. We were told he hurt his back and needed to call it a night by 9. Chase's PR rep told us Wednesday she was unable to reach him. Meanwhile, the other host of the evening, the newly blond Cynthia Nixon, told us she had a more gracious message for Bush: "Don't just listen to people who are telling you yes, listen to the people who are telling you no!"
any video or audio of this?
I make it a point to disdain potty-mouths when they have dust-buster noses.
He may not know it, but Chase is on his way to the liberal equivalent of Branson.
I see Chevy has resumed his drug problem.
BARF on Chevy. Not having any success in over 10 years or so will do that to ya I guess.
I wonder how he's doing on those handful of bad TV commercials he did.
"We were told he hurt his back and needed to call it a night by 9."
God works in mysterious ways!
Hey Chevy! We give thank we aren't you!
Look, many people will take the opportunity to bash Chevy on this thread stating they never found him funny. Some will of course not be entirely truthful.
But this is the Lord's treuth. I've never ever found the guy to be funny outside of his collaborative efforts. "The Three Amigos" was funny. Everything though since 1990 has been total trash.
Isn't the President usually in the audience at these Kennedy Center things?
Chevy Chase, what a mental giant. </sarcasm off
This just in.... alleged comedian Chevy Chase is still irrelevant....
"The Three Amigos"? Puke! Try "National Lampoon's Vacation" and "Christmas Vacation".
Chevy wasnt funny 30 years ago and he still isnt.
These people are just so totally predictable though. There is nothing edgy or interesting about them in any way. They are to be pitied.
His best work in his industry is to come. Because so far he hasn't really done much of anything.
you know you're in trouble when Norman Lear distances himself from you.
Imagine how much funnier those movies would be had they hired an actual comedian in those roles.
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