Adelphia to Pass On Eminem PPV

1/07/2001 7:00 PM Eastern

COUDERSPORT, PENN -Adelphia Communications Corp. will not offer subscribers In Demand's Feb. 17 pay-per-view concert featuring controversial rap star Eminem.

In a statement, Adelphia executive vice president of operations Michael Rigas said the concert was "not programming that we wish to be providing."

Eminem has drawn criticism from several groups for his often misogynist and anti-gay lyrics.

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