'Princesses: Long Island' scene at Great Neck 9/11 memorial causes outrage

The footage has been removed from future airings. (7/3/13)

GREAT NECK - An episode of "Princesses: Long Island" has prompted outrage.

In the episode, cast member Amanda Bertoncini has a questionable photo shoot at a Great Neck park named for fallen firefighter Jonathan Ielpi, who died in the Sept. 11 attacks.

Iepi’s sister, Melissa Brengel, called the scene “unacceptable.”

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Bertoncini posted an apology on her Facebook page yesterday. Bravo also issued a statement, apologizing for any distress caused to the family and to other firefighters.

The footage has been removed from future airings.

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