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  • Pamela Adlon, according to fellow voice actress April Winchell.
  • The narrator for the Parody Commercial Big Bill Hell's makes copious use of strong language while mocking their customers and the cars they're trying to sell.
    It's our belief that you're such a stupid motherfucker, you'll fall for this bullshit, guaranteed! If you find a better deal, shove it up your ugly ass! You heard us right, shove it up your ugly ass!
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  • BRIAN BLESSED — "Oh shit, I just said fuck! Oh fuck, I just said shit!"
  • Humphrey Bogart, judging by his many movie bloopers. He doesn't react to flubbing his words without screaming variations of "damn" and/or "son of a bitch". He was an actual sailor, so it's understandable.
  • Believe it or not, cutie Jenna Coleman. Despite her being polite and speaking quietly, and being really fond of her kid fans, she has a tendency to swear a lot in her interviews.
  • Benedict Cumberbatch:
  • Former Davao City mayor and Philippine president Rodrigo Duterte is (in)famous for taking this trope Up to Eleven, so much that it became the subject of an attack ad against him. Practically all of his speeches, including a graduation speech at his alma mater have at least three instances of swearing. His weekly television show's taped to censor the massive amount of swearing unleashed. After assuming office, it was expected for him to tone down his fiery rhetoric. However, he went back to swearing again when people started criticizing his methods on his war against drugs and reminding him again of the human rights violations; he gladly called U.S. president Barack Obama putang ina (a son-of-a-bitch), and in a statement to the EU in response to their condemnation of his anti-drug tactics, he concluded with an F-U and the ol' middle finger. Then, he promised not to swear after his Japan visit, citing a conversation with God, only to call it a joke once he delivered another Precision F-Strike at the US. His opinion on the US softened when Donald Trump won the 2016 presidential elections as he's Genre Savvy enough to know that he and Trump shared similar attitudes.
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  • A reporter described Ava Gardner's bad language like "a sailor and a truck driver [were] having a competition". She responded by throwing champagne at him, but the reporter didn't mind — he admitted that he found it a bit attractive.
  • Andrew Jackson:
    • The man was long on action (having won the Battle of New Orleans two weeks after the War of 1812 ended), longer still on anger (claiming his two regrets in his presidential term were not shooting Henry Clay and not hanging John C. Calhoun, his vice president), and apparently even longer than that in profanity. Jackson was quite talented in the art of cursing in both English and Spanish, and passed this trait on to his beloved pet parrot.
    • On that note, the parrot, Pol, outlived Jackson and was present at his funeral. At least, until it started cursing up a storm in both English and Spanish at the previously solemn event. Pol had to be removed before its constant swearing could stir up any further ruckus, but it was probably just the sort of thing that would have amused Jackson to no end.
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  • Samuel L. Motherfucking Jackson (who noted in an interview once that he used the word "motherfucker" to help deal with a stutter in his youth).
  • According to those who worked with him, Disney animator Milt Kahl had quite the potty mouth.
  • Former Prime Minister of Australia Paul Keating was infamous for his barnyard vocabulary while still in office (probably he still drops the odd Cluster F-Bomb), being very much the guttermouth by Australian political standards.
  • Adele 'Twink' King, an Irish entertainer famous for acting in Pantomime. She is infamous for unleashing a foul-mouthed three-minute tirade against her ex-husband for having had a baby with another woman. "Zip up your mickey" was a particularly famous phrase from this rant.
  • Jennifer Lawrence — something that arguably adds to her sex appeal even more.
  • Vivien Leigh was also known for swearing a lot, according to several sources from people that knew/worked with her. Mervyn LeRoy described her as:
    One of the best actresses that ever lived. She was also one of the dirtiest-talking women that ever lived. [...] Used all of the swear words you could think of, but the way she would do it, you would pay no attention. It just came out... innocent.
  • Carole Lombard:
    • She was known for her potty mouth, even being nicknamed "The Profane Angel" by colleagues, because (in the words of Mitchell Leisen) "she looked like an angel but swore like a sailor". Fred MacMurray said that there was no other woman he met or worked with that could compete with her sailor's mouth because she "swore like a man".
    • Surviving bloopers from My Man Godfrey also back this up too, in which Lombard throws around a lot of "goddamn" and "son of a bitch" when takes are ruined.
  • John Madden: In an interview with Electronic Gaming Monthly, somebody associated with him said that in day-to-day life, every sentence John Madden says contains the F-word, which isn't too surprising since he used to be a pro football coach (a type known for being rather potty-mouthed), but they found it remarkable that he's able to completely turn that off when he's on the air.
  • Brian Mulroney, Canadian Prime Minister from 1984 to 1993 had a reputation for being abrasive and straight-talking in public and didn't mind throwing in the odd curse word now and again. But in private… let's just say that if he'd kept a swear jar and donated its contents to the treasury, he'd never have needed to implement the Goods and Services Tax.
  • Richard Nixon used so much profanity in his private conversations that when the transcripts of his Oval Office recordings were published, it introduced the American public to an all-new phrase, "[expletive deleted]".
  • Jonathan Nolan — In stark comparison to his brother, you'll find Cluster F-Bombs in almost every interview you read of his from 2014 onwards. Surprisingly, the projects he has worked on, have very little profanity in them (even at the script stage, where writers sometimes tend to drop that word with scene descriptions).
  • Gordon Ramsay is known for his swearing in his criticisms, insults, and/or talking general. In the UK, one of his well-known cooking shows was even called The F Word.
  • Pretty much everyone at Rooster Teeth. However recently at a convention, RT member Barbara Dunkleman had sworn when it was a con rule to be as family friendly as possible. Which resulted in hilarity.
  • Kevin Rudd, another Former Prime Minister of Australia was noted has having a volcanic temper behind closed doors, in comparison to a downright Lighter and Softer public image.
  • Similar to the Gardner story above, Barbara Stanwyck was once described as having "the body of a nymph and the mouth of a sailor". She was said to have replied, "Fuck is a historical word", as in... "ye olde English" historical. Apparently, she swore so much during the making of one film, the set introduced a Swear Jar that she reluctantly participated in; many sources implied that she was rubbing off on the rest of the crew.
  • Kristen Stewart who swears constantly during interviews or messing up a take during her films.
  • NHL coach John Tortorella is quite given to expletives, in contrast to his basketball counterparts. In January of 2012, he called his boss's early Stanley Cup prediction "a bunch of bullshit".
  • Dana White, president of the UFC. Despite running the largest Mixed Martial Arts organization in the world and one of the biggest sports brands in the US, he still talks like a kid from the streets of Boston.
  • Comedian Katt Williams. So much so that whenever his stand up specials are edited for TV every 3rd to 5th word is bleeped out.
  • As revealed via Netflix's Formula 1: Drive to Survive, Haas F1 Team Principal Guenther Steiner is not afraid to throw expletives whenever he can. Which somewhat becomes memorable thanks to his Funetik Aksent.
    • This is also the character tic for AlphaTauri driver Yuki Tsunoda. He will swear a lot when things don't go as expected during a race.
  • Appropriately enough, Sir Mix-a-Lot. Anytime he appears on a segment for a VH1 show, such as I Love the Exties, expect him to get bleeped at least once.


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