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Author: ParrotheadFool Big gold star, 5000 posts Old School Fool Add to my Favorite Fools Ignore this person (you won't see their posts anymore) Number: of 49467  
Subject: Disney, the FTC, & Underwear Date: 1/30/2002 1:43 PM
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Someone e-mailed me this address today:

http://www.thesmokinggun.com/doc_o_day/vsabc1.shtml

The Smoking Gun site has published a representative sampling of the over 900 letters the FTC received about ABC's Victoria's Secret lingerie show. They make for some interesting reading.

Note that more than one letter-writer is aware of the connection between ABC and Disney.

I know we don't all agree on the moral issues related to this, but I think (hope) we all agree that Disney should avoid negative publicity whenever reasonably possible. The airing of this show generated plenty of negative publicity--but not, if memory serves, high ratings. It certainly did nothing to further Disney's stated goal of being "the world's premier family entertainment company."


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