TIL South Park song “Blame Canada” was nominated for the Academy Award for Best Original Song at the 72nd Academy Awards. This created controversy because all nominated songs are traditionally performed during the Oscar broadcast, but because the song contained the word fuck, which the FCC prohibits

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  1. And trey Parker brought the other South Park creator as his plus-one and they both wore dresses and popped acid because they thought the academy awards was lame AF

  2. Was this the first nominated song with the word fuck in it though? I love that it was nominated, I just didn’t realize it was a non issue till 1999… I mean I know that’s not my generations era of music but there had to be a *ton* of “best original songs” that had ‘fuck’, even 20+ years ago? Anyone know?

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