Helen Mirren Rails Against ‘Oxygen Wasting’ Drunk Drivers in Super Bowl Ad (Video)

The actress speaks to drunk drivers in an impassioned message in a Budweiser commercial set to air this Sunday

Helen Mirren calls drunk drivers “short-sighted, utterly useless, oxygen wasting, human form of pollution” in a Budweiser Super Bowl commercial airing this Sunday.

“(You’re) a Darwin-award deserving, selfish coward,” Mirren says in the commercial. “If your brain was donated to science, science would return it. So stop it.”

In the ad, Mirren sits in a musky bar, in front of a juicy cheeseburger and fries — a Budweiser bottle of beer isn’t missing, either.

“Don’t be a pillock,” she adds. “Your friends and family thank you, the friends and families of other drivers thank you, your future self thanks you. This is supposed to be fun!”

The commercial will air during Sunday’s Super Bowl, where the Carolina Panthers and Denver Broncos will compete against each other for the big win.

This isn’t the first time a Budweiser Super Bowl ad has advocated against drunk driving — in 2005, Bud aired a commercial starring Cedric the Entertainer where he tries to explain with hand gestures that he’s the designated driver but instead inspires an entire nightclub to copy his movements on the dance floor.

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