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Sunday 14 February 2016

Pillocks! Helen Mirren sums up drunk drivers

Oscar-winning British actress Helen Mirren has been putting the world to rights by lambasting drunk drivers in a hilariously blunt advert ahead of the Super Bowl.

Introducing herself as a “notoriously frank and uncensored British lady”, Mirren pulls no punches in the advert calling those that that drink and drive “pillocks”, and collectively a “short-sighted, utterly useless, oxygen-wasting human form of pollution.”

A refreshing strategy to help dissuade Americans from drinking and driving this Super Bowl, it’s hoped Mirren’s British accent, blunt humour and high-ranking Hollywood status will strike a chord with the nation.

On average, 27 people die in the US every in a crash involving an impaired driver, according to the NHTSA, so one should take heed of ‘The Queen’s’ advice.

Watch the full video below.

“Hello. I’m Helen Mirren, a notoriously frank and uncensored British lady. The collective we are dumbfounded that people still drive drunk. So I’ll sum it up like this. If you drive drunk, you, simply put, are a short-sighted, utterly useless, oxygen-wasting human form of pollution. A Darwin award-deserving, selfish coward. If your brain was donated to science, science would return it. So stop it. Now the chances are you’re a fun, solid, respectable human being. Don’t be pillock. Your friends and family thank you. The friends and family of other drivers thank you. Your future self thanks you. This is supposed to be fun. Cheers.”