Joan Jett Removed From South Dakota Float at Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade After Ranchers Protest Vegetarian Rocker
November 16th, 2013
Joan Jett has been forced to abandon plans to appear on South Dakota’s float in the Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade after the state’s ranchers protested the vegetarian rocker, who has condemned livestock farming and is involved with People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA).
On Saturday, Jett announced, “I’ve decided to switch from South Dakota to another float because people’s political agendas were getting in the way of what should be a purely entertainment driven event.”
She added, “I will remain focused on entertaining the millions of people watching, who will be celebrating a great American tradition.”Read more...