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Roll Tide-ettes! Bama Sorority Video Knots Nation's Panties!

Discussion in 'Sports and News' started by Riptide, Sep 9, 2015.

  1. Riptide

    Riptide Well-Known Member

    In a scene reminiscent of Legally Blonde, a sorority recruitment video beckons us into its bleached-blonde, white-skinned universe and presents it as a place full of beauty and void of substance. But now that sorority is distancing itself from the video after an online backlash.

    The University of Alabama’s Alpha Phi chapter presumably wanted prospective sorority members to think its members are the coolest, prettiest, most sisterly girls on campus. To get the message across, the sorority created the video below for its upcoming bid day.

    It quickly received a swath of negative attention, prompting the chapter to take down the video, and make its Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter accounts all private. But before it was taken down, the video was reposted by others so that this tampon-commercial-on-steroids could live on.

    Alabama sorority's recruitment video sparks national outrage
    Last edited: Sep 9, 2015
  2. Gator

    Gator Well-Known Member

    Didn't this happen like a month ago?

    It was ridiculous then, and it's ridiculous now. Who cares if this is how they want to portray themselves?
  3. SnarkShark

    SnarkShark Well-Known Member

    I don't get it. What's the problem? Too white?
  4. mpcincal

    mpcincal Well-Known Member

    Apparently; either that or people really got offended by the girls showing off their bikini tops near the end of the video. People again making a hobby out of being offended.
  5. Vombatus

    Vombatus Well-Known Member

    The prison warden should force Jared to watch that nonstop for four years. Especially the Popsicle parts.
  6. britwrit

    britwrit Well-Known Member

    Boil The Stepford Wives down to four minutes, throw in a little Leni Riefenstahl white Aryan goddesses, and gosh darn it if we don't have a recruiting video.
  7. franticscribe

    franticscribe Well-Known Member

    Social justice warriors - never not offended.
  8. Dick Whitman

    Dick Whitman Well-Known Member

    Wait a minute. People are actually "outraged" by this? They aren't just making fun of them?
  9. franticscribe

    franticscribe Well-Known Member

  10. Vombatus

    Vombatus Well-Known Member

  11. franticscribe

    franticscribe Well-Known Member

    That about sums it up. Oh, and some Alabama-based fashion writer with the same initials is pissed because people think she wrote it:

    OTHER AL Bailey: No, I didn't write Alpha Phi column
  12. BitterYoungMatador2

    BitterYoungMatador2 Well-Known Member

    This story is so old that some of these broads are grandparents now.
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