On December 7, 2012, West Virginia Senator Joe Manchin spoke out against the series, explaining that it wrongly depicts the lives of those who reside in the state.
Manchin requested that MTV cancel the series before it aired.
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Everyone knows that Tay’s cats, Meredith and Olivia, are pretty much her babies and BFFs rolled into one – she even takes them on trips on her private jet, FGS – and now Drake is trying to win over her feline friends.
A source told Hollywood Life, “Drake knows the way to Taylor's heart and he's going for it in a big way.
"This show plays to ugly, inaccurate stereotypes about the people of West Virginia," Sen. Manchin went on to criticize MTV for encouraging local young people to misbehave for the camera.
"You preyed on young people, coaxed them into displaying shameful behavior — and now you are profiting from it.