In this week’s Queen the Greatest, Roger said: “Well MTV were very narrow-minded. It was Whitesnake, and ****ing Whitesnake, and then another Whitesnake track.
“And they decided they didn’t think that men in drag was ‘rock enough’ I guess, and so they didn’t play the video.”
During the episode, archive footage of Freddie Mercury talking about making Queen music videos for the likes of MTV was featured.
The singer said: “Well things have come a long way, of course, they’re becoming film budgets aren’t they?”