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Shockingly Horrible Things Good People Said

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People Say the Stupidest Things.

Famous people are often eloquent, well-mannered role models that have carefully curated their social persona in order to maximize their fame.

Then again, sometimes they’re total idiots.

In this list, we’ve found some of the most awful things that well known and respected celebrities have said when they clearly weren’t thinking. From civil rights leaders like Gandhi to all-American movie stars like John Wayne, these quotes represent a different side of the famous names than we’re used to seeing or hearing.

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Start the slideshow below to see just how stupid some of these people were to even say these things, then SHARE! You’ll be absolutely shocked.