“Instead of showcasing the beauty of our people and our state, you preyed on young people, coaxed them into displaying shameful behavior — and now you are profiting from it. That is just wrong.”
It's unlikely that Manchin's objections will derail the highly publicized new show, however. Lawmakers in New Jersey called for a boycott of advertisers supporting the "Jersey Shore," arguing the program perpetuated derogatory ethnic stereotypes. But MTV powered ahead with the show, which set record ratings for the network.
Sen. Manchin 'repulsed' by new MTV show 'Buckwild'
By Justin Sink - 12/07/12 03:52 PM EST