http://m.theglobeandmail.com/news/arts/music/radio-host-reprimanded-for-lewd-comments-about-bieber-fans/article1765453/?service=mobileToronto radio station CFNY has been reprimanded by the Canadian Broadcast Standards Council after a host made comments about Justin Bieber fans that the council concluded “inappropriately sexualized children."
In a decision released Wednesday, the council said the comments violated part of its “equitable portrayal code," which prohibits the sexualization of children in broadcasting.
The council said CFNY morning host Dean Blundell tweeted about his dislike for Bieber last October and suggested in vulgar terms that the singer was likely gay. He subsequently received tweets from Bieber's fans, noting on air on Oct. 20, 2009, that they were likely 12 years old, the council said.
During that show, Blundell and his co-hosts then repeated select tweets and Blundell's responses, some of which apparently referred to incest.