No, but close. Steve Case, Co-founder of Aol thought she was an “inappropriate choice” for speaker. She made jokes about “retarded” kids and sang a song she sings to her nana: “it’s not cold in here, you’re just dying.” As well as songs about pornstars, the mentally ill, and more.
She dropped the C word: “A lot of women will act horribly and just say they’re a diva. No, I’m pretty sure you’re a c*nt.”
Explaining her desire to adopt a mentally retarded child, MediaPost reported:
“Sarah plans to adopt a mentally challenged child, because she really does enjoy the company of the mentally challenged. Unfortunately they don’t leave the nest - ever. Therefore, Sarah plans to adopt a retarded person that is terminately [sic] ill.”
Half the crowd loved it, half were left very uncomfortable. Many people were left speechless and June Cohen, Director of TED Media, remarked on stage afterwards: “I am very rarely at a loss for words…”