Wednesday, August 12, 2009

Miley Cyrus does her part for the pornification of America

[above: Is she just being Miley? Well, at least this time her questionable judgement didn't involve a racial slur.]

What parent who allows their child to watch the Teen Choice Awards on Fox TV wouldn't want their kid to see a sixteen-year-old pop idol clad in short shorts straddling a pole during a risqué performance

Again, to quote Marge Simpson:
You know, Fox turned into a hardcore sex channel 
so gradually, I didn't even notice. Yeesh!

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5 comments:

  1. how do these parents define risque? She's wearing a decently-elevated heels (i know my heels are higher than that), she was not shaking the way beyonce does, so what's that? i cannot find anything wrong with the dance routine...

    although, she fell flat a couple times while singing, but hey.. she's just 16.

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  2. I don't know... Kids are more likely to look at Miley Cyrus and say they want to wear what she's wearing than to look at Beyoncé and do the same.

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  3. Good point.

    Every generation has its tweetums to risque... i guess this time it's Miley's turn.

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  4. What will the kids do once they see the "octoidiotmom" on FOX's 2 hour special on August 20th with never before seen footage? I know I will be boycotting this garbage.

    At least Billy Ray's offspring has jettisoned her geezer boyfriend. However, today my mind was blown when I found out that a 16 year-old Natalie Wood, of "Rebel Without a Cause" fame, had an affair with the film's 43 year-old director, Nicholas Ray, during filming. Not quite as bad as Roman Polanski's love of young flesh though.

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  5. Wow, John from Taejŏn, I did not know that about Natalie Wood. A sixteen-year-old and a forty-three-year-old. Hmm...

    Apparently this post has attracted some media attention, a bit:

    We knew Miley Cyrus’ brief pole dance at the Teen Choice Awards was going to spark a debate and, lo and behold, it has. Parent advocacy groups are up in arms, and blogs are crowing: “Miley Cyrus Does Her Part For the Pornification Of America.” In Newsday, child psychologist Wendi Fischer opined, “She’s sending the message that this is ‘OK’ to do, and I don’t think it is OK to do.”

    That's me who's doing the "crowing." If you don't believe me, go Google it. I'll wait. I've got a Starbucks and an Internet connection; I'm not going anywhere.

    Of course, they didn't link to here, and then they went on to mock me, but I'm used to that by now. :)

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