Salt Lake City, UT—President Russell M. Nelson has granted famous Mormon baseball player, Bryce Harper a free pass on cussing.

When asked why he gave this privilege to Harper, President Nelson said, “If we didn’t grant Harper this privilege he’d lose his temple recommend and be on a sure road to hell.”

We contacted Bryce Harper who responded by saying, “The prophet said since I’m a famous baseball player that I can cuss because it’s part of my job when the umpire makes a sh!# call.”