Now using the word 'retard' or 'retarded' is off limits, apparently. I guess we have to call it the 'r' word. Are we taking things too far? Or is we just becoming more sensitive to others? FOXNews.com - The Worst Celebrity Foot-in-Mouth Moments Jennifer Aniston said "Yes, I play dress up. I do it for a living, like a retard." Advocacy groups hopped on the incident right away. The Special Olympics released a statement saying, "[We are] always disappointed when the R-word is used, especially by someone who is influential to society... the R-word, even in an off-the-cuff self-deprecating manner, dehumanizes people with intellectual disabilities and perpetuates painful stereotypes."