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Thursday, 26 August 2010

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Jennifer Aniston is under a major attack from a disability group for using the word "retard" in a TV interview yesterday.

Aniston was talking about dressing up as her favorite heroine, Barbra Streisand, for the upcoming issue of Harper's Bazaar on America's Live with Regis and Kelly on Thursday when she made the slip-up, according to UP2 News Online.

Jennifer: "I play dress up. I do it for a living, like a retard."

She immediately caught the others giving her a quick look and continued..."yeah, I have thought about retiring but it will be awhile. Then I'll be retard. RETIRED!"

Still silence.

"You know, I can't stay long, I've got to go get new tires on the Hummer...to get it retired!"



The off-hand remark has upset officials at a non-profit advocacy group for those with intellectual and developmental disabilities, or 'lack of smarts' as most would say, and CEO Peter Burns Swift has already been after Aniston over it..

"It was extraordinarily offensive and inappropriate. My face was red as an Indian, I was so enraged."

"Frankly, someone in her position ought to know better. She is using language that is offensive to a large segment of the population in this country. We estimate that there are probably in excess of five million retards in the country with intellectual disabilities, and when you think about all of them, their family members and friends, those others at the retard schools, you're talking about tens of millions of people who find the use of that term to be really offensive."


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