‘Girls Gone Wild’ Files for Bankruptcy, Will Not Be Missed

Girls Gone Wild—as you’re probably, sadly aware—is an awful series of films in which predatory, amateur pornographers film hapless spring breakers in various states of undress and sell these tapes for money. It is somehow even worse than it sounds, if you can believe that, and it’s been going on for 16 horrifying years.

But today is a day to celebrate, because the Wall Street Journal is reporting that GGW founder and CEO Joe Francis filed for Chapter 11 protection yesterday, because he owes several million dollars in gambling debt. Nobody wants to rejoice over the financial ruin of someone else, but the demise of cheap, exploitive garbage (famously skewered in Arrested Development‘s fictional Girls With Low Self-Esteem video series) is something we all can get behind …

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