Italian Group Protests VH1's 'Friggin' Wedding'


In a  familiar situation, Italian-American group Unico National is accusing VH1's My Big Friggin' Wedding of exploiting and stereotyping young Italian-Americans and is asking the network to dump the show.

"Stereotyping and slurring young Italian Americans means big, big bucks for bottom-feeder networks like MTV and VH1," said Andre' DiMino, chief media executive and past national president of Unico, which also protested Jersey Shore.

Unico directly criticized executive producer Sally Ann Salsano, whose 495 Productions makes both shows.

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