Alanis Morissette,Â Lauren PattenÂ and the cast of the Broadway show â€œJagged Little Pillâ€ caused a bit of a stir during the New Yearâ€™s Eve broadcast of â€œDick Clarkâ€™s Rockinâ€™ New Years Eve with Ryan Seacrestâ€ Tuesday night when Patten dropped an f-bomb while singing the â€˜90s hit â€œYou Oughta Know.â€
To recap, the famous line, â€œare you thinking of me when you fâ€”her?â€ Â isnâ€™t a family-friendly line, but Patten â€” famed for her role on â€œBlue Bloodsâ€ â€” went for it at Morissetteâ€™s urging, she tells Variety.
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â€œShe told me to,â€ Patten said. â€œShe said, â€˜say it.â€™ She said she always says [sings] that, and [told me] you are going to say it, too.â€
The censors not only bleeped out that part, but had some work to do as the 45-year old Morissette sang the lines â€œWould she go down on you in a theater?â€
Some fans complained that innocuous words such as â€œpervertedâ€ and â€œan older version of meâ€ were also bleeped.
Fun fact: â€œYou Oughta Know,â€ the story of Morissetteâ€™s bad breakup with a boyfriend, was inspired by her split with â€œFull Houseâ€ star Dave Coulier.
Morissetteâ€™s appearance on the ABC program not only served as a preview of the Broadway jukebox musical, but as a launching pad for her 2020 tour, where she is slated to perform all of her classic album, â€œJagged Little Pillâ€ in its entirety. The 31-date tour kicks off in June, one month after the release of her new album, â€œSuch Pretty Forks in the Road.â€
For Patten, sharing the stage with the â€˜90s icon was a thrill.
â€œIt was unbelievable, a dream,â€ she tells Variety. â€œI never thought in a million years I would get to sing with her.â€
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