Just a few weeks ago, Slate wrote about the dangers of live TV coverage. In short, if you’re going to broadcast live and in progress, you better be ready for anything. Which is why it’s surprising that Good Morning America wasn’t prepared for what was coming their way when they brought on notorious Hollywood bad boy Tom Hanks. In a bout of method acting, Hanks slipped a bit too far into his brutish gangster character from Cloud Atlas and let slip an F-bomb on live TV.
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