Flo Rida, Natalie La Rose Cancel 2015 Miss USA Pageant Performances
Singer Natalie La Rose is taking a stand against Donald Trump's disparaging remarks about Mexicans. She has canceled her performance at the upcoming Miss USA pageant on July 12 as a result.
Billboard reports that La Rose is the latest artist who has bowed out from the event since Trump made numerous harsh comments about Mexicans and the Latin community during his announcement to run for president.
Flo Rida, whom the "Somebody" singer is signed to, was also scheduled to perform at the pageant, but has pulled out, reports the Associated Press. The rapper is the last artist to cancel their set during the Miss USA pageant. “The Voice” winner Craig Wayne Boyd, La Rose and singer J. Balvin previously announced they were dropping out from the program.
Trump owns the Miss Universe Organization in a joint venture with NBC Universal. However, the network has also cut ties with the businessman since the statements came to light. So what does this mean? You won't able to watch 51 girls compete for the crown on NBC. Univision previously cut their ties with Trump as well; so the network won't air on that network in Spanish either.
Then to top it all off, singer and actress Roselyn Sanchez, Dancing with the Stars pro dancer Cheryl Burke and MSNBC anchor Thomas Roberts have also backed out of their hosting responsibilities.
Since NBC and Univision gave Trump's 2015 Miss USA pageant the boot, the REELZ channel has now acquired the rights to air the event live from Baton Rouge, La. on Sun, July 12 at 8 p.m. ET.
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