MTV apologizes for Movie Awards profanity

by | Jun. 08, 2010

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MTV awards shows have never had a reputation for clean language. But as critics have pointed out, Sunday night’s Movie Awards was more profane than usual.

According to THR, one reviewer caught over 100 swear words for the two-hour ceremony, with only some of them caught by the censors. It was so noticeable that "Twilight" star Peter Facinelli started his acceptance speech for the Best Movie award on behalf of the "New Moon" cast by saying, "I've never heard the word [expletive] used so many times in one evening," before proceeding to use the curse word as often as possible (except when thanking Stephenie Meyer, because she's Mormon).

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