The Parents Television Council, a pro-family group which has targeted advertisers
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In a statement, the group suggested sponsors show "decency" and "responsibility." Saying Eminem's lyrics "glorify pornography, promote misogyny, glamorize violence and domestic abuse," the group said the show is promoting that same message by featuring him and sponsors are endorsing the message.
CBS has sold out its ads for the Grammy award show; advertisers include MasterCard, General Motors, Heineken USA, Dr Pepper, L'Oreal, and Target Stores, according to media executives.
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