They are apologizing FOR him because he says that showing attractive skin catches peoples' attention.
If he's wrong, then why do the 'Skins put, well, skin on the sidelines?
"Oh, that's just because men are pigs," you huff. Oh really?
I know, I know. You're steamed at me for this disgusting line of thought. After all, when you see nude people, you think about the AP style book and sentence structure, right?