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Feb 26, 2012 | 4:15am EST

"Without awards season we wouldn't know what a bigot Brett Ratner was." Independent Spirit Awards host Seth Rogen pokes fun at filmmaker Ratner, who stepped down as the producer of the Oscars following a gay slur scandal in November (11). Ratner was addressing film fans at a screening of his movie Tower Heist when he suggested that "Rehearsal's for fags". His off-colour remark outraged gay rights groups. Ratner has since apologised.

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