Saturday, November 10, 2012

Pitbull video banned for too much skin, boozy product placements, and ripping off Toots and The Maytals

Via The Sun
Only two of the things I claimed in the headline are true.

According the The Sun, Pitbull's new video has been deemed unfit for TV broadcast in the UK:
Saucy scenes from the video that have seen the complaints flooding in include full-on nudity, a semi-naked girl stroking herself on a bed, another naked girl drinking from a vodka bottle, bum slapping, sexually explicit romps, dirty dancing and more.... 
There is also obvious placement of a well known vodka brand which leads to further violation of regulations about alcohol and sexual content.

It's rather run-of-the mill sexploitation, as far as I'm concerned. I was more upset about the appropriation of one of my favourite reggae songs:

Tip via Buzzfeed

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