Porn star’s days at M&S numbered

UTC-branded porn star martini

It’s not every day that we get the chance to put the words ‘porn star’ and ‘M&S’ in the same sentence, but today’s our lucky day.

The reason for this unlikely link-up is the fact that the joyless bunch at the Portman Group have just ruled that M&S have to change the name of their Porn Star Martini product following a complaint from a member of the public.

Said member of the Great British public was apparently concerned that the words ‘porn star’ imply ‘sexual success’ because “porn stars are idolised as people who have sexual success and are paid for doing so”.

Call him a sceptical auld so and so, but UTC wasn’t buying the idea that anybody out there actually ‘idolises’ porn stars. Jealousy, possibly. But idolatry is a step too far.

As is our own shameless attempt to cash in on the UK’s most popular cocktail. The name is probably the least of the Portman Group’s worries…Under The Counter