Sunday 23 November 2014

Lily not impressed with ban threat

Published 14/03/2014 | 12:27

Lily Allen won't be changing her Our Time video
Lily Allen won't be changing her Our Time video

Lily Allen has revealed that MTV have threatened to ban her Our Time video unless she makes a cleaner version.

The singer recently unveiled the video - which shows her drinking and fighting with herself dressed as a hotdog - and has now told fans that MTV want a clean edit to show during the day.

The star tweeted the words "Age of beige" and shared a screenshot of an email she had received telling her about the ban. It's thought the email was from someone in her management team.

It said: "MTV want to ban the 'Our Time' video during the daytime, unless they get a clean edit that show you a) NOT DRINKING FROM A FLASK and b) NOT DISPLAYING ANTI-SOCIAL BEHAVIOUR FROM DRINKING BY FIGHTING WITH THE HOT DOG.

"I told the label we are NOT making a clean version of the video. Bring on the controversy!"

Lily then tweeted herself: "I thought MTV just played Catfish and My Super Sweet 16."

The star also retweeted a message from a fan which joked: "They're right, hotdog attacks are a real problem nowadays. Don't promote it."

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