MTV's controversial show Skins is on General Motors' "do not buy list," according the Parent Television Council.
A day after Taco Bell pulled its ads from Skins, which is construed by some as child pornography and depicts the drug and sex habits of teens, GM responded to concerns from PTC member about ads for the Chevy Volt that appears on the show.
"GM told PTC that Skins was on its ‘do not buy' list on MTV, and that MTV admitted placing the Chevy commercial on Skins in error. GM also stated that MTV had apologized for its error," the PTC said in a statement.
The group is now targeting other companies that advertised on the first episode of Skins. Those include: Schick Hydro, H&R Block, L'Oreal, Subway, Foot Locker, Orbit chewing gum and Extra chewing gum.
Read more at B&C here.
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