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Gossip Girl’s Taylor Momsen Glamorises Knives In Metro – The Daily Mail’s Sister Paper

by | 13th, May 2010

GOSSIP Girl actress Taylor Momsen tells Metro readers that she relaxes by flicking her switchblade open and shut.

“I have a knife collection. I have my favourite black knife with me all the time. It’s a switchblade. It relaxes me to flick it. I close it and open it.”

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Can you imagine – try to get your head around it? – if the Daily Mail heard that a paper that can be read by impressionable kids glamorised knives? Yeah, the Daily Mail, sister paper to the, er, Metro.

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The Daily Mail which in headlines like “Knifetown UK: We visit the London suburb where stab vests and knives are a way of life” and stories like “Shocking figures show Britain’s gun-toting culture is spreading to under-10s” tells readers:

A Home Office spokesperson said: “We know that when young people carry weapons, they do so largely out of fear. We are working on a new £1million marketing campaign aimed at challenging the glamour, fear and peer pressure that can drive youngsters to crime.”

The media shitstorm would be massive. Could you imagine..?

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Taylor Momsen attends the Metropolitan Opera's 125th Season opening night at the Lincoln Center in New York.



Posted: 13th, May 2010 | In: Celebrities Comment | TrackBack | Permalink