Rockettes can skip the inauguration, thanks to the internet


Just as it was starting to seem like no one would agree to perform at Donald Trump’s presidential inauguration Jan. 20, it was announced that the Rockettes would be dancing at the event.

Some of the renowned dancers and other allies have started to post online about not wanting to perform for a man who has openly objectified women and has been accused of sexual assault.

In response, the Rockettes’ union, the American Guild of Variety Artists, was reportedly forcing all full-time Rockettes to perform at the inauguration, saying that boycotting the event would be “invalid.”

“It is a job, and all of you should consider it an honor, no matter who is being sworn in,” an email sent to the Rockettes by the American Guild of Variety Artists read. Read more…

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Source: Mashable

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