This Morning’s ‘Fifty Shades’ sex-toy container privileged notwithstanding 120 complaints
April 21, 2015 - Fifty Shades of Grey
A shred on ITV’s This Morning charity viewers a doctrine in “bondage for beginners” has been privileged by a media regulator.
Sex consultant Annabelle Knight talked Phillip Schofield and co-host Christine Bleakley by a preference of toys including blindfolds, a plume “tickler” and a moving “body wand”.
A video shave showed half-naked models cavorting on a bed. Asked about his views on a satin eye mask, Schofield said: “Sorry, we was only examination a VT afterwards – we got a bit distracted.”
Ofcom investigated either a item, that aired on 3 February, was unsuited for promote before a 9pm watershed.
“Following a clever review we resolved this programme didn’t mangle broadcasting rules, after it aired a underline called ‘bondage for beginners’, before a watershed,” pronounced an Ofcom spokesman.
Schofield had warned viewers that there would be a contention about subjugation apparatus in a show, adding that it would be “done in good taste”.
Ofcom pronounced that a shred was doubtful to have been seen by many children and that a subjugation contention had been “appropriately limited”.
“The element was scheduled during a time when children were during propagandize and transparent warnings were also given in allege of a underline to strengthen any children who were not during school,” pronounced a Ofcom spokesman. “The underline itself was also reasonably singular in terms of detail.”
The film chronicle of EL James’s 50 Shades of Grey, starring Jamie Dornan and Dakota Johnson, has been a worldwide hit.