A general rule of thumb for any public figure: if you've been blessed with the gift of an internal monologue… use it. For those who haven’t been, well, then you had better be super extra careful every time there is a microphone anywhere near your face. 

Hot mic moments have been around ever since that fateful first time someone decided to heat up a microphone in the microwave (that’s what it means, right?), and as the years keep on rushing by, it is just a given that we get more and more of them – particularly in the twenty-first century, what with the sheer volume of interviews and mic’d up moments happening every single day. Here we have a collection of slip ups, uh ohs, and whoopsies that range across the entire spectrum of crassness, from angry actors yelling insults at their film crew to onanistic confessions by surprisingly spry geriatrics. 

Carly Fiorina pulls some schoolyard bully sh*t NEWS10.NET While warming up her pipes for a CNN interview, a be-mulletted Fiorina passed petty judgment on Barbara Boxer's hair: God, what is that hair?! So yesterday! You can even see her touching her ear, likely mirroring an aid who was desperately

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Chris Matthews gets horny on main BREAKING NEWS CRACKEDCO Matthews tarnished his otherwise sterling reputation when he talked over a stone-faced Brian Williams about the first lady's gait: Did you see her walk? Runway walk. My God is that good. I could watch that runway show.

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Jesse Jackson wants to neuter a President n CRACKED.COM Just ahead of a Fox News interview, Jackson lamented Obama talking down to black folks in a recent speech, and said he wanted to cut his nuts off. He later addressed the comments, saying when he does hear them, they will

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Joe Biden punctuates an historic moment CRACKED CON As Obama was about to sign the Affordable Care Act into law, Uncle Joe clapped his shoulders and gave the young president some historical context: this is a big f*in' deal.

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David O. Russell does not care for feedback CRACKED cO Russell absolutely imploded on the set of I Heart Huckabees, kicking props, and dropping hard Bs and Cs, after Lily Tomlin tried to weigh in with a suggestion: I'm just being a f*ing collaborator! I'm trying to help you figure out

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