AR-News: 'The Osbournes "goes to the dogs"
wolfcrest at hotmail.com
Thu Aug 14 23:44:10 EDT 2003
The Osbournes goes to the dogs
With Ashley Pearson
Aug. 14 Some fans of The Osbournes are not amused by the latest
episode. In fact, one source says MTV has been flooded with calls of
The so-called joke was disturbing and sick, not to mention completely
The wacky reality show featured Jack Osbourne killing the beloved
family dog, but, in the end, the pooch-murder was revealed to be a hoax.
It wasnt just the dog-cruelty joke that upset people, however, it
was moreover the idea of staging something in a show that is supposed to
spontaneous but has been accused of being staged.
The so-called joke was disturbing and sick, not to mention
completely alienating, complained one poster on TelevisionWithoutPity.com.
Unfunny and sick? Yes, posted another. Pathetic last grasp at
the straws of their 15 minutes of fame? Without question. Revenge on those
who have put them down? Perhaps. A huge slap in the face to those who have
supported them? Absolutely.
MTV didnt return calls for comment.
Cruelty to animals is one of the most significant vices of a low and ignoble
Alexander von Humboldt
In wildness is the preservation of the world. Thoreau
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