Drag queens come to Alabama to perform at a Christmas festival. It's certainly going to piss of the racist right because these Black divas are prancing around with their high heels and mini skirts. They're showing their junk and the conservative residents aren't hip to the show.
Well somehow the drag queens from Prancing Elites were hired to perform at the Christmas parade and I guess no one knew that they were Black men dressing up in high heel boots and skimpy skirts.
Known as the Prancing Elites, the group was reportedly invited to take part in the Semmes, Ala. Christmas parade, with the individuals that hired the group having an awareness about their genre of performance.
“I said we’re all over 21 and we’re guys," troupe captain Kentrell Collins states in the Fox 10 News report, which can be viewed here. "She was so excited. She was like I didn’t know they had any groups like that in Mobile."
The Prancing Elite were rocketed into fame earlier this year when Shaquille O'Neal tweeted about the group, later appearing and performing on "The Real."
“I was outraged and appalled. I never expect anything like this at the Semmes Christmas parade,” local Alabama mother Claudia Davis told the junk food media “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.”
|Diva attitudes from both the residents and the performers.|
The members of “The Prancing Elite” sympathized with those who were offended.
“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,” troupe leader Collins said.
Since news of the incident at the parade hit social media last night, the group has booked events for New Year’s Eve and Mardi Gras.
Meanwhile, according to Claudia Davis the Friends of Semmes have been removed as organizers of the Christmas parade. The city council will organize the event next year.
What's the problem?
Just because you see a few guys twerk it, you want to push your bigotry against them. They aren't going around strip teasing for men. They're just performing their routine.
Now the controversy gotten so much attention, the city of Mobile decided to pull the plug on the Prancing Elite. They said that they're no longer invited due to the outcry from residents.