Gordon Ramsey has always been a man who drops the F word frequently. One of his shows is actually called The F word.
Is anyone not aware of this? No? You all knew? It's clear in the advertisments, the fact that it's discussed at least once a week in most media?
So exactly why would you let your child watch this show if you don't want them exposed to bad language? You don't? But you're afraid they'll watch it anyway? At nine thirty at night? Presumably in your own home?
Um, just a questions, imaginary parent. Just a quick enquiry:
What in the name of all that is holy are you doing whilst your child is watching this show behind your back?
Because you're clearly not being a parent.
First of all, stop expecting the state to do what you should be doing yourself. Don't want your kids exposed to 80 "Fucks" in forty minutes? Don't let them watch it.
Don't want your kids swearing? Discipline them.
And you are aware that they'll pick it up anyway, aren't you? In the playground, at school. On the train. From their friends. The best thing you can do is set your own example, and make it clear you don't like it.
I don't use the "F word" in front of my parents. I very rarely do. It slips very occasionally, but in the main, I don't. Not because Gordon Ramsey wasn't around when I was a kid. Because they taught me that they deserved that respect.
Do yourself a favour and stop expecting everyone else to parent your child and do the job yourself.
I cannot believe in this day and age that a Senate enquiry was convened on this issue, I really can't.
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