I saw this mentioned on one of those clickbait sites, but I didn’t believe it. But, believe it or not, Speedy Gonzales won an Oscar in 1955 apparently because nobody noticed the bit about weed. Of course, it was in Spanish, and we’ve long known that you can sneak pretty much any swear word into broadcast television as long as it’s not from English*.
Two Detroit police officers shoved aside a TV reporter with Fox/WJBK Channel 2 who was trying to interview a city councilman on Tuesday night.
M.L. Elrick was attempting to speak with City Council President Pro Tem George Cushingberry Jr. before a community meeting at a local church when the cops on the city security detail intervened and pushed the reporter against the wall.