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N.Y. rep: New reality show promotes anti-Semitism

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(Associated Press) A suburban New York congressman who represents the area where Bravo films its series “Princesses: Long Island” says the show is “the most objectionable thing I’ve ever seen on television” and promotes stereotyping of Jews.

The network should show a disclaimer before every episode to say there’s nothing real about the nonfiction show, said Rep. Steve Israel, a New York Democrat.

Bravo said Friday the new series has averaged just over 1 million viewers over three airings on Sunday nights, which is considered a very successful start. “Princesses: Long Island” is reminiscent of MTV’s “Jersey Shore” in focusing on a small subculture, in this case six young, unmarried women who are generally of comfortable means with plenty of idle time.

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