EXCLUSIVE | Govt pulls consent ad over actor’s ‘grubby’ TikTok videos
The state government has pulled a new consent ad after Ben Fordham Live raised the alarm over one of the actors.
A concerned father contacted the show, claiming actor Paul Sterrantino featured in a consent ad while his TikTok was filled with videos of him approaching young women in public with inappropriate questions.
Mr Sterrantino talks to the young girls about a range of inappropriate topics including sexual positions and “threesomes”.
The concerned father wrote:
“Ben, the state government needs to have a long hard look at itself.
“The recent ad campaign regarding consent features an actor called Paul Sterrantino.
“Take one look at his social media- this bloke is promoting some extremely questionable content that flies in the face of respect for women.
“The ads should be pulled off air and all material featuring this hypocrite should never see the light of day again.”
Ben Fordham has played snippets of the videos on-air but has had to be selective in line with broadcasting codes.
“Now, these girls knew they were being filmed,” Ben said.
“But it’s pretty clear some of them are affected by alcohol.”
Attorney-General Mark Speakman acted immediately, confirming the consent ads featuring Mr Sterrantino have now been removed. (You can see the deleted ad below)
Mr Speakman says the Tik Tok videos were filmed after the ads were released.
Ben Fordham Live has contacted Mr Sterrantino over the videos.
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