Celebrity Wife Swap: Tell Me If "I Wanna Swap" Kills Your Soul

Celebrity Wife Swap debuted Monday night. Like the name implies, it involves celebrities trading their wives (or husbands). But I don't think you get them all day, if you catch my drift.

Monday night's episode feature Carnie Wilson and Mike Seaver's sis, Tracey Gold. Tuesday night's episode featured Gary Busey and former evangelist Ted Haggard. While I haven't watched the show, I do think I'll be tuning in next week to see Public Enemy's Flavor Flav swap wives with Twisted Sister's Dee Snider. Because that will be some rock 'n' roll magic right there, kids.

That said, a little piece of me died while watching the following promo for the series:

Update #1: The video has been removed from YouTube, ABC, Hulu, Dailymotion, Metacafe -- basically, name the venue, it's gone.

Update #2: It has been removed from every location, save one: ABC has forgotten to remove it from their Facebook page.

So why did ABC pull the plug on the video? Maybe it's the lyrics, which are a shameful parody of Twisted Sister's "I Wanna Rock:"

I wanna swap! (Swap!)
I wanna swap! (Swap!)
I want to swap! (Swap!)
I wanna swap! (Swap!)
I want to swap! (Swap!)

You got a wife you say?
Well all I got to say to you
If you take my wife then I'll take yours
By the way does she do chores?

You wanna swap you say?
Well all I got to say to you
ABC has got the perfect show
So let's go! Go, go, go!

'Cause if you want to pull the spousal switcheroo
There's only one show that can make it come true

Repeat Chorus 1,000,000X

Or maybe it's the video, which is a shameless parody of Twisted Sister's "I Wanna Rock" video. It even has Mark Metcalf! But Dee didn't show up. Instead, we're stuck with a third-rate Dee Snider impersonator. And a fifth-rate Dee Snider little person impersonator.

Here are some stills in case they yank the video from Facebook:

Update #3: OK. The video is no longer marked as "Private" on YouTube, but it's still not available on ABC's site and it's totally gone from Hulu. Go figure.

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