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Sly Stallone

Hurls N Word at Paparazzi

11/15/2013 9:39 AM PST BY TMZ STAFF
EXCLUSIVE



Sylvester Stallone had some harsh words for a paparazzo in Beverly Hills Thursday ... grousing, "This f**king n***er here, this f**ker."

Sly was leaving Caffe Roma with a friend.  They were followed by a group of photogs.  Sly then hurls the racial epithet.  It comes at 7 seconds into the clip.

The video is a little difficult to hear, but as Sly turns the corner and looks over his right shoulder -- back at the paparazzi -- you clearly hear him use the n word.  A little later in the video, you hear a female photog say to Sly, "Why the racial slurs?"

There were African-American photogs shooting Sly at Caffe Roma, but it's unclear if the epithet was directed at them.

Sly's rep tells TMZ, the actor DENIES using the N word.  The rep says Sly is insistent, he said, "F**king Ass**le."  The rep says the woman in the video who says, "Why the racial slurs?" was NOT talking directly to Sly.  The rep says the photog made the comment so she could pump up the value of the video.

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1:35 PM PT:  Sly's reps now tell us the words Stallone used were "f**king idiot."

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chrispy critter    

It's hardly a secret Stallone is a one-dimensional, elitist pig, this is no surprise.

253 days ago
167.

Rayray    

It sounds like he said, "this f***ing guy here, this f***er." thats what i heard.

253 days ago
168.

DJ KAMOFLAGE    

I think he would've got away with saying that he said "this ****ing idiot" because it kind of sounds like that, but by saying that he said "*******" makes it a little suspicious because he clearly didn't say that.
Either way, this is definitely not the first time that WE ARE NOT ABLE TO UNDERSTAND WHAT SLY STALLONE IS SAYING!!! (insert south park clip here)

I'd like to know how Apollo Creed feels about this...

253 days ago
169.

chrispy critter    

It's hardly a secret Stallone is a misogynistic, elitist pig...this is no surprise.

253 days ago
170.

Allen    

If you walk 10 feet behind someone filming them as they walk down the street, being called a name ought to be the least of your worries.

253 days ago
171.

sjcaligirl    

Its hard to hear what he says. I played it over and over and i don't hear the "N" word, but i do hear "F" word. I doubt he would say that on camera. He wouldn't want to ruin his career over one word like paula dean..

253 days ago
172.

joy    

So disappointing...

253 days ago
173.

Lynda     

Black people get the MOST offended whenever a white person says the N word. But they laugh when they call each other that word. I don't see a thing funny about that word, regardless of who uses it.

253 days ago
174.

Kalijuan     

Sylvester needs to sit his ass down and stop getting surgeries. Whitte ppl always want to talk about black ppl and we built this country.

253 days ago
175.

SNAFU    

As Kanye is reclaiming the stars and bars, Caucasians are reclaiming the n word. After all it was whites that gave it to them.

253 days ago
176.

Nicaan1    

Considering English is a second language to this ****, even though he was born in the USA, can't say the lack of vocabulary is much of a surprise.

253 days ago
177.

Xxxl44    

So you mean the Facebook claim that Stallone is a Christian was a lie?? OMG!

253 days ago
178.

sjcaligirl    

Every day someone is getting called names. No matter what color or race you are. This is what are world has learned from our ancestors. These many words will always be in our vocabulary. But i remember a saying when i was growing up " sticks and stones may break my bones but words will never hurt me" there are worse things going on in this world than someone calling someone a name..

253 days ago
179.

Pavlov    

Sticks and stones. Why get so worked up over a word?

253 days ago
180.

John Holden    

He definitely said ******. I am not going to hate on Mr Stallone. This is just how white people are, especially the Italians. It's not news. All those so called action hero types are like that. I will never see a Stallone film again. In saying that though its pretty disgusting how causal he was about saying it. It's really very sad.

253 days ago
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