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Virtue and Moir tweak provocative lift at Olympics to be more family-friendly

Virtue and Moir tweak provocative lift at Olympics to be more family-friendly
Canadian Olympic gold and silver medallists, Tessa Virtue and Scott Moir,  have tweaked their program and will  debut a more family-friendly version of their Moulin Rouge free program at  
the Pyeongchang Olympics.

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Virtue and Moir tweak provocative lift at Olympics to be more family-friendly


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John Aguila - 2018-02-21
Xayah and Rakan


Weeeeeeeeeeee - 2018-02-21
they didn't tweak anything. They did the same lift.


JLJohnson0 - 2018-02-20
Won't somebody please think of the children!!!


David doe - 2018-02-19
That move was all his idea.


sfex9 - 2018-02-19
Please... sometimes even adults don't know what it means.
What kids do notice, and I definitely did, is all the underwear going on with this sport. There are clean visuals of crotches everywhere, just sayin'.


O 285 - 2018-02-19
My virgin eyes! Oh dear.


Martin C. - 2018-02-19
Next... banning luge doubles?? I mean, 2 men on top of each other!

Come on people, it’s just a lift!! Get over yourself! If a child sees anything wrong with this, then they know something they should not, and that’s on the people who raisedthem, not on some athlete!


naire millio - 2018-02-18
LOL, not just a lift


Buddy Silver - 2018-02-18
IT'S CALLED "LA MONICA"!


Tmanqz - 2018-02-17
Tessa is so HOT!


Kyra Audino - 2018-02-16
lmao seriously?


Mia Ash - 2018-02-16
If these two can’t make it then what hope is there for the rest of us?


Miki Vega Tendo - 2018-02-15
people don't even kiss with open mouth on their dramas. not all societies are the same some are not as libertine. don't live under a rock educate yourself about other cultures. there's still actually morale values in other countries.


Miki Vega Tendo - 2018-02-15
I never liked that, I think is gross. 100% he smelled her LOL.
Korea has standards for what they show on TV. unlike the west.


ghjgkkjh gjhglkhjfk - 2018-02-15
Yeah, I literally didn't see anything wrong with the lift. And when I showed their performance at the Canada Nationals to my conservative parents, they were just amazed with the beauty and perfection of the performance.
P.S. I watched their Olympics performance, and they did the lift as far as I'm concerned?


ghjgkkjh gjhglkhjfk - 2018-02-15
I watched their performance at the team event and they did the lift? as much as I've seen?


stedankorn - 2018-02-15
I like the wincing O-face touch.


국조 - 2018-02-15
I think it is just adults' thinking.


Nopey Stapp - 2018-02-14
Like the Liberals really care.


Pentarax - 2018-02-14
I'll just be over here being all impressed by the incredible balance and strength that maneuver has to take.

Other people can go freak out and talk (with an almost ironic obsession) about how it'll make kids think of boners or whatever.


levikirkland54 - 2018-02-14
Lol the look on that dudes face "omg don't drop her! Ouch, I think I pulled my back out!"


Skadadz - 2018-02-14
Their program is rated PG-13 or NC-17


Nathan Alexander - 2018-02-14
All I see is art. All these adults are acting like children.


dannyville211 - 2018-02-14
he just want the puhh during the show. no big deal here


LoveTheMusic765 - 2018-02-13
Wow


Eg gy - 2018-02-13
Pathetic


Cody S - 2018-02-13
Puritanism is going in American media


LyLyAlyssa - 2018-02-13
"The kids are watching!!" As if they even know what that means. Kids prob just think it's a lift in ice skating. I feel like only adults are freaking out over it. What about all those kids movies with jokes only adults will understand? It's like the same thing. The kids don't understand it so it's not even an issue... I mean I kinda get it if you don't like it because you just don't like it, but to says it's because of the kids.... really...?


MsYogaGrrrl - 2018-02-12
Glad they changed it for the Olympics. And to the commenters, it's not prude, it's called class. That doesn't need to be shown at event with millions of kids watching. Yes, we all know what "Roxanne" is about. That's why certain music and films having ratings. There is also a life lesson--"time and place." That particular move didn't need to be in there and it sacrificed nothing in terms of their mastery of their technical skill and artistic interpretation. Having morals and boundaries may not be "cool," but going along with society deems appropriate rarely is so.


CHRIS KIENLE - 2018-02-12
It beautiful and athletic, WTF is wrong. I guess evil is in the eye of the beholder! Spectacular routine, keep up the great work.


Francoise Roberts - 2018-02-12
gorgeous performance and beautiful music, love the lift!... all in the art!


Rafe Archer - 2018-02-12
Lol, sexuality is so baaaaad, we gotta remove it from our program.... we're gonna lose the gold because of that, but yeah, who gives a damn? xD #lol


The Happy Camper - 2018-02-12
It may offend VP Pence and “mother”.


semisorry17 - 2018-02-12
I loved this move! Disappointed they took it out of their program.


Adi Adrian - 2018-02-12
Considering the fact that if you tell a woman she is beautiful is a sexual harassment, this could be considered dirty dancing on ice.


sosidecop64 - 2018-02-12
I see nothing wrong with this move.


lvmyhbyanddc - 2018-02-12
What changes exactly?


morphqueen - 2018-02-12
GOLD medal...ahem...


Jean merdeMonreal - 2018-02-12
LOL Satine is tuberculosis and also gymnast cheerleader...this so heavy back flip is perfect for dance..thank you Igor Spielband and Cirque du Soleil...hmmm it s figure skating... circus... gym or ice dance ?....


Steven Hartwell - 2018-02-12
This is literally, utterly, and completely ridiculous, and changing such athletically challenging or technically beautiful artistry like this to suite ANY agenda is opening a pandoras box that will be impossible to close. This is where the death of Olympic artistry begins. One small and incremental concession at a time. Applying the same model throughout history would deprive humanity of almost ALL the great works of art, music, and literature, both secular and biblical. There would be no Michelangelo, no Mozart, no Homer. This saddens me beyond words.


Jedi KMA - 2018-02-12
But it’s just a lift? Like it’s not supposed to be suggesting anything at all lmao. If you seriously find an issue with this lift you are absolutely ridiculous.


Arctic Fox - 2018-02-12
Thank goodness for childrens innocent minds & shame on adults filthy minds. The song is "Roxanne" or are you not familiar with the subject matter?


Jon Madison - 2018-02-12
what is wrong with us. i missed what was awful. until y'all brought it up.


The Science of Singing - 2018-02-12
What song is this!?


Waige Jisbon - 2018-02-12
Even though I think they shouldn’t change the lift to make it more friendly, I admit the change they made looks aesthetically better. I jut watched them in the FD team event and the change looked really good.


Jay 969 - 2018-02-11
no! i think they are awesome。and nothing inappropriate.


marco cloutier - 2018-02-11
anyone being bodered by this should SERIOUSLY review their priorities, goddamn snowflakes


Rachel Ding - 2018-02-11
it's literally just a lift ...


Neonennui - 2018-02-11
How prude and moralist you have to be to see outrageousness in an ice skater lift? Malice is in the eye of the beholder...


Sandwichocolate - 2018-02-11
MY GODNESS HOW ADULTS ARE SUCH CRY BABIES!! THIS IS NOTHING!


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