S.I. Borough President Caught Cursing On NBC


In an embarrassing moment for Staten Islanders everywhere, James Molinaro cursed on television yesterday morning. In a land where normalcy and kindness are held high above most everything else, it’s surprising to see one of the island’s leader make such a crazy mistake. Kidding, we love swearing!

The Staten Island Advance got the opportunity to talk to Molinaro, who explained that he picked up a private cellphone call while waiting on hold with NBC on his landline. Molinaro did say it was “embarrassing that it was picked up on the air.”

A commenter on has a theory all of their own that we think is more along the right track:


[Via SILive and Gothamist]

This article from the Village Voice Archive was posted on January 28, 2011

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