Whilst I'm sure most of us can laugh it off, it does present an image that doesn't engender us well to the more conservative members of society.
So here I present to you three what I consider positive portrayals of goth/metal/alt. style in the media, which we should champion and celebrate so that it becomes the norm.
1. Greg Sanders from C.S.I: Crime Scene Investigation
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2. Abigail 'Abby' Sciuto from NCIS
3. Janis Ian from Mean Girls