Detto Fatto translates as no sooner said than done. The episode drew flak from many, including some politicians, who said it was offensive and set the cause of feminism in Italy back. Some drew attention to the fact that it aired on the eve of International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women. The chief executive of broadcaster Rai, Fabrizio Salini, while talking about the suspension of the show said an enquiry has been ordered and the episode had "nothing to do with the spirit of public service and with the editorial line of Rai". Bianca Guaccero, presenter of Detto Fatto, also apologised "on behalf of my whole team", adding: "As I have always done in my life, I will make sure that this never happens again. Join thought-provoking conversations, follow other Independent readers and see their replies.
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The show has been cancelled, and an investigation is launched, but the videos are going viral on the internet, raising outrage online and creating headlines internationally. The videos featured a renowned pole dancing teacher, Emily Angelillo teaching women how to look attractive in a supermarket, offering tips to seduce fellow shoppers. Guardian noted that the tips included how to walk in an appealing way while pushing a shopping trolley, how to reach for a packet of crisps on a higher shelf, jauntily raising the leg for additional intrigue and more. She even demonstrated how to pick a product from the floor.
An Italian television programme has been suspended after airing a tutorial showing a model in a skimpy outfit giving tips on how to look sexy and provocative in a supermarket in order to attract the attention of men. Italian MPs called for RAI, the national broadcaster, to explain its thinking, while campaigners said it was highly offensive and put the cause of feminism in Italy back decades. The programme was ridiculed on social media as representing hopelessly outdated views. The programme, Detto Fatto Said and Done , featured Emily Angelillo, a pole dancing instructor, dressed in leather shorts and a crop top, demonstrating how to shop coquettishly.
Italy's public broadcaster has ordered an inquiry after a TV show featured advice on "how to shop in a sexy way". In the show, Detto Fatto, a scantily clad woman in high heels and mini-shorts, tells women to "arch their backs" in supermarkets to reach products on higher shelves. It gave tips on pushing a trolley in an alluring way and raising a knee for "extra intrigue". The episode caused outrage among viewers and politicians.