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'Skins' -- Parents Org. Wants Kiddy Porn Investigation

1/20/2011 3:50 PM PST BY TMZ STAFF

The sex-obsessed, drug-heavy MTV show "Skins" is under fire from a very powerful parents org. that's now calling for a federal investigation into potential child pornography violations ... TMZ has learned.

MTV Skins PTC

The Parents Television Council has fired off a letter to the U.S Department of Justice AND the U.S. Senate and House Judiciary Committees ... over concerns the show uses underage actors in graphic sexual situations.

The organization explains, "In addition to the sexual content on the show involving cast members as young as 15, PTC counted 42 depictions and references to drugs and alcohol in the premiere episode."

The group adds, "It is clear that Viacom has knowingly produced material that may well be in violation of [several anti-child pornography laws]. 

Earlier this week, the New York Times reported that MTV execs have already met to discuss the issue.

So far, no comment from MTV.

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serious    

This show should not me on tv. Mtv has to realize that little kids watch what there older brothers and sisters watch. My five year old daughter watched this show with her 15 year old sister. She went to school and decided to tell her friends!SHOW SHOULD NOT EXIST!

1269 days ago
182.

Drilb    

What the **** is wrong with all the people blaming it on the show or MTV. At the end parents are the one's who have the control. If you don't want your kid to watch the show censor TV MA ratings from your television. As simple as censoring and making a password so your kid "will not watch this show" The show will not be cancelled. So If it is corrupting your kids growth don't blame it on a TV channel or its broadcasts. Blame it on your lack of education.

1268 days ago
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anonamous    

Actually, I believe that this show is a little tame compared to some of the things I've seen going on as an adult now. Being in my early thirties, I've seen teenagers & other young "adults" at bars, clubs & after hour parties that definitely shouldn't be in those places obviously. My question is how were they able to get into these places if their parents or guardians would have been watching & parenting properly? The reality is that kids are having sex, experimenting with drugs+alcohol &making reckless life choices. Instead of watching this show or worry about how tv/media is recking your "disney" children -maybe you should watch your children? Just an idea.....

1266 days ago
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anonamous    

Actually, I believe that this show is a little tame compared to some of the things I've seen going on as an adult now. Being in my early thirties, I've seen teenagers & other young "adults" at bars, clubs & after hour parties that definitely shouldn't be in those places obviously. My question is how were they able to get into these places if their parents or guardians would have been watching & parenting properly? The reality is that kids are having sex, experimenting with drugs+alcohol &making reckless life choices. Instead of watching this show or worry about how tv/media is recking your "disney" children -maybe you should watch your children? Just an idea.....

1266 days ago
185.

mavrek47sucks    

43. texasknight1: you are an idiot. Now go stick your stupid conservative head back up Sarah Palin's smelly "love clam".

Posted at 12:19 PM on Jan 20, 2011 by Helen Van Patterson Patton

go suck Obama's D*ck

1266 days ago
186.

mavrek47sucks    

MTV sucks anyway, it needs to be wiped off the face of the earth.

1264 days ago
187.

Sareezy    

You think the US version is bad, try watching the uncensored and very amazing UK verison. US censorship doesn't depict reality.

1252 days ago
188.

asdf    

WOW i think PTC is sooo stupid if they have a problem with skins don't let their kid watch it or block it. PTC LEAVE SKINS ALLOWN. Skins isn't even that bad i mean what about shows like Jerry Springer, Jersey Shore, Basketball Wives, ect. I think it's sad that parents can't let their TEENS make their own decisions I mean there going to be adults soon stop babying them

1236 days ago
189.

bob    

kiddy porn needs to be stopped dead in its tracks there is nothing more sick than exploiting children in any form i really wonder what kind of preditors live in our sociaty today and am interested as to why this is even able to happen today with the laws in affect to guard childrens rights and safty but to put a show out to promote this behaviour is outragious for tv

1229 days ago
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