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Alabama: Male Dancing Troupe 'Prancing Elites' Booed During & After Christmas Parade Perfromance

The Prancing Elites, the all male dance troupe from Mobile, Alabama that we told you about back in June, have found themselves at the center of the South's attention. 

Though the group was approved to perform at the Christmas parade in nearby Semmes, their appearance drew jeers and offensive remarks from the crowd.

Fox 10 TV reports:

"Some of them were saying stuff like Oh my God, what's that?" dancer Adrian Clemons said.

"I would rather you pull us to the side and say, hey that's probably not a good idea for you guy to march. Okay we can accept that," dancer Jerel Maddox said.

Claudia Davis was at the parade with her daughter.  

"I was outraged and appalled. I never expect anything like this at the Semmes Christmas parade," Davis said.

Like many others in the crowd Davis felt the dance group was inappropriate.

"If they were gonna put this kind of activity in the parade, they should have notified the people of Semmes so that we had a choice whether we wanted out children to attend and see something like that," Davis said.

"We do want to apologize if we offended anybody who did not know who we were before today, but still at the end of the day, we only just came to dance and we did get invited," Colllins said.

 

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Um really....What did they do that was so bad?  they marched down the street in some little shorts..and danced. Not like they went out there twerking, or humping each other, or stripping.

Didnt want her daughter to see that?  I can almost assure that she's already seen much more than her mother realizes.  Kids aint stupid and in her mind she was probably like "whats the big damn deal"!

Replaced in some people's minds (or added?) racism with homophobia.

Bama most of you don't  have the best of reputations.  Get over you bigoted selves. You make me sad to admit I am from the South. Shame on you for inviting anyone to your parade then persecute them.  Many things I have seen in and round Bama offend me. I don't come up in your face and yell rude bigoted remarks. You want to act so holly. If that is Holly then I am sure If I am going to hell. I will most of you there. Enjoy your cold while you can. Keep acting this way and it is going to get really hot on you before long.

Sorry but this group is so-so.

Would they have had notice if they wore men's clothes? I doubt. But you should admit they were calling for a reaction from the audience. So were they expecting everyone to give them a standing ovation? Get real, people.

So boohoohoo. You have to admit... waving the "persecution" flag gets instant publicity.

I am from Mobile Alabama and I LOVE LOVE LOVE the Prancing Elites. I am a member of the local art community and I even know 2 of the members personally. I always make it a point to see every performance possible. Seeing this news makes me ill. They are so dedicated to their art but alas my rednecked fail to appreciate anything other than football and beer. Please don't judge Mobile on the actions of this small town. Mobile loves the Prancing Elites!

I wonder if Claudia is more appalled because 4 grown men can wear makeup and look better in a pair of spanks than she can...

I have nieces ranging from 7-11 y/o in dance troupes that do moves exactly like that and it's amazing to watch them move so acrobatically like that. That mom just needs to relax. Diamonds are beginning to fall out of her ass where the coal has been shoved in.

The Prancing Elites need to march at SF Pride !! 
 

She didn't expect that in Semmes!!!! I'm from here and get a grip. They were invited...sorry if they ruined you and your mud getting free stuff.

Claudia Davis needs to remove that giant stick from her narrow ass.

That is so cool. They seem to be great dancer, and doing a great job. Nothing extreme to be seen. So .. YES ... Keep up the good work Prancing Elites. Ps: Mrs Davis: If you want to protect your daughter from something bad, then teach her how to respect other people!

That is so cool. They seem to be great dancer, and doing a great job. Nothing extreme to be seen. So .. YES ... Keep up the good work Prancing Elites. Ps: Mrs Davis: If you want to protect your daughter from something bad, then teach her how to respect other people!

They Actually had more clothes on than the "Majorettes" had on I'm sure... Even Jesus Christ couldn't please some folks...

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