Celebs Who Chose Not to Think Before They Spoke

Celebrities who had to put their foot in their mouth after some statement faux pas.

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"She has no life," - Pa. Governor Ed Rendell on Janet Napolitano fitting the mold for the job of Homeland Security Secretary.
"I get to go to lots of overseas places, like Canada." - Britney Spears
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"Most of my cliches aren’t original." - football coach Chuck Knox
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"I was recently on a tour of Latin America and the only regret I have was that I didn't study Latin harder in school so I could converse with those people." - former Vice President Dan Quayle
"I was asked to come to Chicago because Chicago is one of our 52 states." - Raquel Welch
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“We’re going to turn this team around 360 degrees.” - NBA star Jason Kidd
"So, where's the Cannes Film Festival being held this year?" - Christina Aguilera
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"More and more of our imports are coming from overseas." - President George W. Bush
In her Miss Teen USA 2007 Q&A portion, Caitlin Upton was asked, "Recent polls have shown a fifth of Americans can't locate the U.S. on a world map. Why do you think this is?" Her answer: "personally I believe that U.S. Americans are unable to do so because, uh, some, people out there in our nation don't have maps and, uh, I believe that our, uh, education like such as, uh, South Africa and, uh, the Iraq, everywhere like such as, and, I believe that they should, our education over here in the U.S. should help the U.S., uh, or, uh, should help South Africa and should help the Iraq and the Asian countries, so we will be able to build up our future, for our [children]."
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"The Internet is a great way to get on the net." - Bob Dole
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"Is this chicken, what I have, or is this fish? I know it's tuna, but it says 'Chicken by the Sea.'" - Jessica Simpson.
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Dr. Seuss pronounced his name so that it rhymed with “rejoice.”
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