To show that New York was "back up and running" after 9/11, Lorne Michaels
wanted Reese Witherspoon
to use the line "I'm f*cking freezing!" in her monologue, 29 September 2001. Michaels said he would personally pay the FCC obscenity fines. However, in deference to her many young fans, Witherspoon had the line changed to "I'm freezing my balls off!" See more
Good evening. Since September 11th, many people have called New York a city of heroes. Well, these are the heroes. The brave men and women of the New York Fire Department, the New York Police Department, the Port Authority Police Department, Fire Commissioner Tom Von Essen, and Police Commissioner Bernard Kerik. On September 11th, more lives were lost than on any other single day in America's history. More than Pearl Harbor, and more than D-Day. The men, women and children who were in the World...