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Nov 26, 2009

LET ME CLARIFY SOMETHING


I posted yesterday about the Adam Lambert kiss at the AMA awards. 
I think I need to clarify something here. 

1. I was not talking about whether I approved or disapproved of the kiss.
2. I was not talking about whether I approved or disapproved of the raunchy act. 
3. This is not about whether any of it was appropriate. 

4. My one and ONLY point is that if you are going to blur out a guy on guy kiss then don't show the girl on girl kiss right after it. 

This is not about what Adam did but about what the network did, blurring out the male kiss and showing the female kiss right after it. That is a double standard. They are saying by their actions that it is okay for Madonna and Brittany to be open mouth kissing but it is not okay for Adam and the other guy to be open mouth kissing. 

This is not about the gyrations, the kiss or the face to the crotch move. It is ONLY about the guys kiss being blurred out whilst showing the girls kiss right after it. 

I respect all of your opinions but  I wanted to make it clear that I am not referring to the actions of the singer but the actions of the network. 

8 comments:

A Stitch In Thyme said...

Oh goodness.... your not offending anyone Lori. Not me anyway. I think it's a great discussion. Also, now that you have put it this way....

I AGREE... do not fog out lambert then show madonna/britney/agulera (sp)

In my area we didn't see the blur of either. We were the first viewing I belive. Nothing was fogged out or edited out.

Kiss to kiss, show both or blur both but not one or the other. That is absolutely a double standard!!

Hugs
Tammy

@eloh said...

So then you take it down before I get in gear to catch up....

Show them or don't, it is still a mildly free country... I still have a channel changer.

Jane said...

I'm so out of the loop - I don't watch network TV (just cable mainly)...had to go look this up on You Tube to see what all the fuss was about! SHeesh - I see your point Lori. Talk about your double standards!

Blondie's Journal said...

I think everyone is so riled up about what happened, your comment form became a place to vent. I hope I didn't misconstrue what you were asking. I don't like Madonna (tongue in cheek)either! lol!!

Have a lovely weekend!

Muddy Boot Dreams said...

Lori, I actually left a comment before, but for some reason, who knows it never published. That has been happening to me frequently on your blog. Next time I will pay attention and let you know the circumstances.

Meanwhile, that smoked meat post, oh I am drooling.....

Jen

mbkatc230 said...

Wow, looks what happens when you spend all day in the kitchen. Guess I missed all the excitement. I didn't see that AMA's, personally don't much care for Adam Lambert. But I think your point is a valid one. If they are going to blur the one kiss, don't then turn around and repeat the Madonna/Brittany kiss. Certainly appears to be a double standard. Now I'm going to go sleep off this turkey. Kathy

MiMi said...

I'm not offended. : )

Tamara Jansen said...

I am so glad I was too busy doing some christmas shopping/espionage to see the big KISS. What a silly business when there is so much other important stuff going on in the world that needs our attention :)

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