Helen Mirren loves a good dirty joke


Dame Helen Mirren is a master of drama. In the 60s, she began her career with the Royal Shakespeare Company, where she appeared in such tragedies as Hamlet and Macbeth. She won an Oscar in 2007 for her portrayal of Queen Elizabeth II during the heartbreaking time of Princess Diana's death. But the Oscar winner also knows her way around a good joke—and she's not afraid to work blue.

At the MoMA screening of her new film The Comedian, Mirren made a dirty wisecrack to Page Six. "You know how women can't park cars?" she started, before finishing her own joke.

"It's because," she said, while holding her hands a few inches apart, "they've always been told that's nine inches."

It's not uncommon for disruptive humor to come out of the dame's mouth. She recently delivered a Christmas message on Graham Norton's talk show in which she called 2016 "a pile of shit."

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NEW YORK, NY - JUNE 07: Helen Mirren, winner of the award for Best Lead Actress in a Play for 'The Audience,' poses in the press room during the 2015 Tony Awards at Radio City Music Hall on June 7, 2015 in New York City. (Photo by Jemal Countess/Getty Images for Tony Awards Productions)
NEW YORK, NY - JUNE 07: Helen Mirren accepts the award for Best Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role in a Play for “The Audience” onstage during the 2015 Tony Awards at Radio City Music Hall on June 7, 2015 in New York City. (Photo by Theo Wargo/Getty Images for Tony Awards Productions)
"House Full" sign for The Audience with Helen Mirren at Gielgud Theatre, London
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LONDON, ENGLAND - MARCH 05: (EMBARGOED FOR PUBLICATION IN UK TABLOID NEWSPAPERS UNTIL 48 HOURS AFTER CREATE DATE AND TIME. MANDATORY CREDIT PHOTO BY DAVE M. BENETT/GETTY IMAGES REQUIRED) Dame Helen Mirren bows at the curtain call during the press night performance of 'The Audience' at the Gielgud Theatre on March 5, 2013 in London, England. (Photo by Dave M. Benett/Getty Images)
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LONDON, UNITED KINGDOM - MAY 09: Dame Helen Mirren sighting leaving the Geilgud Theatre following her performance in The Audience on May 9, 2013 in London, England. (Photo by Alan Chapman/FilmMagic)
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Mirren once conducted an interview with Jimmy Fallon after sucking from a helium-filled balloon. She has also planted some serious kisses on James Marsden, Stephen Colbert, and Paul Rudd (after asking to "lick his face") on live television.

Last fall, Mirren joked about something much heavier than casual scatological humor. At a lunch before the November election, Mirren remarked that then-presidential nominee Donald Trump had "an enormous body" and a "small head," then grouped him in with the "dinosaurs" aiming to take over Washington, D.C.

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