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BigDaddy YouTube Reinstates Kate Upton Video
Today’s NY Daily News features Alexander Tamargo’s image of Kate Upton — much better imho than Terry Richardson’s — to update us on status of Kate’s ‘Cat Daddy’ video on YouTube. Kate’s rather salacious new video, released a couple days ago, was abruptly taken down on YouTube Wednesday morning for violating the website’s rules on nudity and sexual content.
I can attest to Kate’s assertion that there are many more videos on YouTube with much more salacious content. As is always the case with the demands by social conservatives that content is pornographic, their condemnation will drive video views higher.
YouTube officials eventually reached the same conclusion, writes NY Daily News.
“With the massive volume of videos on our site, sometimes we make the wrong call,” said a spokeswoman for the site.
“When it’s brought to our attention that a video has been removed mistakenly, we act quickly to reinstate it.”
BigDaddy YouTube Took Down Flogging Video, Too
My own experience with YouTube acting as the morality police is more serious. They consistently pulled down a terrible video of a woman being flogged in Sudan, because the floggers demanded it. Coincidentally, I just reposted this video after the April 28 Unite Against the War on Women national march. Read Republican Sue Helm Circled PA Unite Against the War on Women, Says Sudanese Activist Watching Her Hummer.
The video files were next smuggled out of Sudan to women’s rights bloggers like myself. Posting the horrific video under the Anne of Carversville name on Vimeo, I knew it would stand. Then I contacted Bloomberg News as others reached out to CNN and the BBC.
Only after the major media let the flogging video stand on their websites, did YouTube relent on their own decision to ban it.
Fashion’s Rarified Elite Judge Kate Unfit to Walk Victoria’s Secret Fashion Show
There’s no doubt that Kate is shakin’ boobs and booty in ‘Cat Daddy’. She seems to be managing her career just fine, catching Rick Santorum’s eye at the White House Correspondent’s Dinner last weekend.
Who are we to judge her? And let me say that many bloggers picked up the wrong image of what Kate Upton wore to the WHCD. In reality, she dressed impeccably.
Although Sophia Neophitou asserts that Kate will never walk in a Victoria’s Secret fashion show, I’m not so sure.
“We would never use” Ms. Upton for a Victoria’s Secret show, Ms. Neophitou said by telephone last week from London. And, while Ms. Upton has, in fact, modeled on occasion for the company’s catalog, her look, said Ms. Neophitou, is “too obvious” to be featured in what has become the most widely viewed runway show in the world.
“She’s like a Page 3 girl,” Ms. Neophitou said, referring to the scantily clad voluptuous women featured in The Sun, a London tabloid. “She’s like a footballer’s wife, with the too-blond hair and that kind of face that anyone with enough money can go out and buy.”
Social Conservatives & a Double Standard for Women
Knowing that conservatives buy more porn than the progressives or independent voters, I ignore their provocative protests to control the rest of American society with the typical “do as I say, not as I do” approach to governing other people’s morality.
So here’s Kate Upton’s “Cat Daddy” and Terry Richardson snaps from the event.~Anne
On the same subject of social conservatives managing the country’s sexy business, take a look at the Liquid-Plumr video in Republican Women Donors Support New Planned Parenthood Merger in Texas | Evangelicals on Abstinence.
Kate Upton’s ‘Cat Daddy’