The official Twitter account for the USA Curling team announced that the broadcast of qualifying events for the Beijing Olympics will not be shown in the U.S. due to an “unforeseen sponsorship conflict with the local organizing committee in Leeuwarden,” Netherlands:


It turns out, however, that the “conflict” is really that U.S. broadcasters aren’t happy with what this particular advertiser, Easy Toys, is selling: Sex toys and other adult items:

We assume it was because viewers might click on the Easy Toys website and to find some last-minute Christmas ideas for children:

So, they’ll share videos with the Easy Toys logo but not broadcast it live? This is so dumb:

And LOL:


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