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Super Bowl Sign Language Guy

I GOT HAND INSURANCE

2/6/2013 12:50 AM PST BY TMZ STAFF
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Super Bowl sign language guy tells TMZ, his hands are JUST LIKE Dolly Parton's boobs ... J. Lo's butt ... or Tom Jones' chest hair -- so valuable they need their own freakin' insurance policy ... but there's a lot more to sign language than just hands.

John Maucere -- who signed "America the Beautiful" and the national anthem at the big game -- was out in L.A. yesterday with his interpreter when we asked how important it is to take care of your hands as a professional sign language-er.

John raised his hands, joking, "I have insurance."

He added, "Hands are important, but you should know American Sign Language isn't specific just for hands ... There's a lot happening on my face, with my mouth, with my body, the emotions, everything. That makes the entire language." 

John also answers the ultimate question -- if he had to choose ... which finger would he chop off???

FYI -- Dolly reportedly had her breasts insured for $300,000 per boob, J. Lo $27 million for her butt, and Tom Jones $7,000,000 for his chest hair. It's not unusual.

19 COMMENTS

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1.

KittyKittyKitty    

Yikes!

571 days ago
2.

steak man     

Why is this eddie munster look a like on this site?

571 days ago
3.

KanyeWest    

Ridiculous

571 days ago
4.

jennifer    

He cracked me up on the Superbowl. He definitely has a flair for the overdramatic. And tanning.

571 days ago
5.

Ashley     

ohh dear john maucere, you lil weasel narcissist
why dont you just do your job and stfu?
nobody cares if your "pretty" lil fingers (puke) are insured
how do you say ridiculous in sign language?
grow a pair, will ya?
silly man...........

570 days ago
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Phishie from Philly    

Only if they had stupid TMZ video insurance or butt chin insurance.
..
Phishie from Philly

570 days ago
7.

Liz    

That was actually a good interview!!! The rock vs. hip-hop question was interesting, and the history question was a good one too. I would have picked someone like Lincoln instead of MJ, but to each his own.

570 days ago
8.

tleeg    

I have my co*k insured for a cool $1,000

570 days ago
9.

em    

The spam on this site is getting out of control!

570 days ago
10.

mahighley    

Such a good interview! Great job Peter!

570 days ago
11.

reza    

evry thing isok

570 days ago
12.

Wendy    

What in the hell is a "sign languager" Are you kidding me???/

570 days ago
13.

wildrogue    

Using sign language is pure priceless since many deaf individuals are in expert with their hands under bed sheet with any partner than hearing individuals...Are you jealous? :D

570 days ago
14.

Ginnie    

kanyewest, you are one of ridiculous list!!! we the deaf want to see what you the hearing hear in sing or song.. what is wrong with you Kanyewest , John Maucasa, the Sign language man made a beautiful sign for Beautiful America...

570 days ago
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Lauri    

Funny, I always assumed signers could hear so they could translate. How does it work if he can't hear what he is supposed to be signing?

570 days ago

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