The reality show that featured the performance, Ice Age, has been described as "basically Dancing with the Stars on ice," but apparently with less (absolutely zero) input from anyone with a brain at whatever acts as the Russian version of Standards and Practices.
As with Dancing with the Stars, the performers in Ice Age are celebrities. In this case, one of the skaters happens to be Olympic skating gold medalist Tatiana Navka. Complicating matters, she's the wife of Russian President Vladimir Putin's chief spokesman, Dmitry Peskov.
Navka took to Instagram to defend herself, saying: "Based on one of my favorite movies, 'Life is beautiful!' Show this movie to your children... Our children need to know and remember that terrible time, which I hope, God willing, they will never know."
The children absolutely need to learn about the holocaust, but probably not like this. It's tough to convey the seriousness of anything "on ice."
Things that work on ice: "Lion King," "Reptar," "champagne."
The fact that "holocaust on ice" should not exist, ever, just seems like a given.