Is Referencing Venereal Disease Supposed To Be Sexy? Cause, It’s Not.

Kate Torgovnick/ / January 25, 2011

Behold, The CW’s ad campaign for the “Vampire Diaries,” which returns with new episodes this week. Naturally, it’s causing quite a kerfuffle since “VD” is usually short for “venereal disease.” The CW’s response to the hoopla: “VD simply stands for Vampire Diaries, and anyone who thinks otherwise should probably get themselves checked out.” Which is actually some nice word play. [EW]