John Waters Gave a Filthy Commencement Speech [Video]

John Waters has a lot of great advice.

John Waters is my hero. He is a dirty delinquent with a smart sense of humor. And the commencement speech he made at the Rhode Island Convention Center is totally cool.

In his speech, he talks about how lame trigger warnings are, how great it is to be devious, and delivers the best line I’ve heard in a commencement speech yet:

“I have figured out how to never be around assholes anytime in my personal and professional life.”

Now, that’s an inspirational quote. Watch the full video below.

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Abbie Stutzer

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