At the Emmy Awards last night, Sally Field's acceptance speech went out "to all the mothers of the world - may they be seen and valued." She went on:
“May they be seen, may their work be valued and raised. Especially to the mothers who stand with an open heart and wait. Wait for their children to come home from danger, from harm’s way, and from war. I am proud to be one of those women.Then comes the part that Fox deemed too dangerous. They cut Field's mic and shifted the cameras away from Field just as she was saying:
not technically "profane." So was Fox silencing her for political reasons? (The Canadian broadcast of the show didn't bleep Field's words.)
Backstage, she told reporters, "I would have liked to have said more four-letter words up there!"