What must the rest of the world think of a country that can produce gentlemen of such contrasting manners and deportment?
On the left, Gordon Ramsay, a man whose commitment to food is so fervent he frequently loses control of his ability not to swear, even while holding sharp kitchen implements and generally scaring the béchamel sauce out of everyone in earshot.
On the right, James Corden, charming and debonair host of The Late Late Show, able to prevent himself from swearing even under extreme provocation, and a man whose idea of using a knife in anger is spreading butter on a bread roll.
Put these two men together on a chat show (James’s, last night) together with The Talk ‘s Julie Chen, and you’ve got this skit, Hell’s Cafeteria
It’s OK, there are bleeps:
Sadly, all attempts to get Gordon to rein in his bad language even in polite conversation floundered, including actual bribery:
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