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Rude outbursts by public figures

On October 16, 2009, Raj Rajaratnam, a hedge fund manager for the Galleon Group, was arrested by the FBI for insider trading. Rather than cut a plea deal, he pleaded not guilty, and he lost big. On May 11, 2011, he was found guilty of 14 counts of fraud and conspiracy. His attorney, John Dowd, left the courthouse and was His comment was "Get the f**k out of here. OK? That's what I got for CNBC." He also extended a middle finger for good measure. Click ahead to see 10 more examples of people from

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Public figures say the darnest things

It may have been under his breath, but Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov's "F-bomb" set off an explosion on the Twittersphere. And then there's The Donald.

They're only two recent examples of public figures who have been caught using off-color and offensive language. Click ahead to see more examples.

Updated by Marguerite Ward, CNBC.com
14 Aug. 2015

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