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Dominic Monaghan

'Swamp People' Is Cruel

... SHUT IT DOWN!!!

7/12/2012 10:55 AM PDT BY TMZ STAFF

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"Lost" star Dominic Monaghan believes "Swamp People" is nothing more than "shock TV" that glorifies the senseless killing of alligators -- and it must be stopped.

Monaghan went off on Twitter moments ago about the History Channel show, writing, "If my hero Steve Irwin was around, those shows about killing alligators wouldn't be on TV. I'm gonna stop them."

Monaghan describes "Swamp People" as "death entertainment" that "continues to demonize reptiles as monsters and animals that are okay to torture and kill."

He adds, "If alligator populations need to be controlled, I understand. But the act should not be glorified on TV. Disgusting."

And according to Dominic, it's all the History Channel's fault -- "I blame the network, not the people."

So we gotta ask ...

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Richindelaware    

This is a way of life as the show states. It's also a main source of income for the hunters. What happens when a child or pet gets attacked? Do think that is cruel? I guess he thinks it the same for with the wild bores that destroy everything. I don't watch the show that much. I don't think it's horrible.

413 days ago
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orangehiassen    

LOL...Me thinks the Crocodile Hunter was making too much money off the crocs to care about the hugely overpopulated alligator situation..besides some freshly fried spicy alligator bites could take way Dominic's oviously compacted colon thing.

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