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Ad seeking freaky actors irks Kings of Leon

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The Kings of Leon are hoppin' mad after a casting agency put out an advertisement calling for people with "scars, pockmarked skin, physical abnormalities or deformities" to appear in the music video for the band's song "Pyro." The ad also suggested that you should appear "unattractive ... rough around the edges ... a little slow." Charming. Can't say if that's more or less offensive than being referred to as a Kings of Leon fan, but I can understand why the band is angry about it. The video is below, so decide for yourself if it's as insensitive as it sounds.

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