“Is it political? Is it a PC thing?” Fox News’ Steve Doocy asked of a recent profile that sent Mario’s job as a plumber down the drain. The removal of his working class status, his grab bag of millionaire playboy hobbies, his elevation into the highest echelons of the Hollywood elite—how did we not see it sooner???

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jdaprile73
NondescriptMaleThing (assume sarcasm)

I’ve unclogged a toilet now and then and fallen down pipes too, but I don’t call myself a plumber either... Dude’s spent the last 30 years chasing tail and turtles in a psychedelic, mushroom-infused dream state. Mario is a lot of things, but a plumber ain’t one of them.