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A Hattiesburg club owner cancelled the show of Big Freedia, a New Orleans bounce artist, because a state official told him it would contain illegal gyrating. She plans to bring legal action for the censorship.

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Hattiesburg Club Owner: State Pressure to Cancel Big Freedia Like 'Footloose'

“I thought to myself that if Miley Cyrus can imitate Freedia at the Emmys, and Freedia can play Jazzfest with hundreds of thousands of people, and have a nationally syndicated ...

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Big Freedia Banned from Hattiesburg Club for 'Illegal' Gyrating, Plans to Sue

A Hattiesburg, Miss., club cancelled Big Freedia's Feb. 12 show because a state official said her gyrating was likely illegal under Mississippi law.


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