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"MTV has not banned Kanye West's 'Monster' video," a MTV spokesperson told The BoomBox. "We have been in constant communication with the label regarding this matter. However, we are still awaiting the edits we requested in order for the video to be suitable for broadcast."
The 'Monster' video leaked in December. In the clip, hip-hop A-listers Rick Ross, Jay-Z and Nicki Minaj are seen rapping next to slain female bodies dressed in lingerie. The video caused an uproar and started a petition at Change.org with almost 2000 signatures at press time because it sends "the message that women as lifeless and passive objects are sexually appealing."
No word on how West will clean up the 'Monster' video, but two versions are always better than one.