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Posted at 09:10 AM ET, 11/05/2010

William Shatner beats Gwyneth Paltrow to the '[Expletive] You' punch

Gwyneth Paltrow made headlines earlier this week when it was announced that she would lend her own insouciant interpretation of Cee-Lo Green's "[Expletive] You" (as a TV-friendly "Forget You") to "Glee" in an episode set to air later this month.

But, clearly not concerned about stealing Paltrow's thunder, William Shatner turned up on "Lopez Tonight" on Wednesday to belt out his own rendition of the song in all its profane glory. It was, of course, heavily bleeped:

No reaction yet from Camp Paltrow. And, really, I'm just posting this as an excuse to trot out one of my favorite clips ever -- Shatner's "interpretation" of "Rocket Man" from the 1978 Sci-Fi Awards show:

Here's a link to Cee-Lo's unbleeped NSFW original.

Related: Cee-Lo's dirty ditty goes viral, catches flak for profane lyrics

By Liz Kelly  |  09:10 AM ET, 11/05/2010

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