Fake Story Circulating On Internet Says City In Louisiana Makes ‘Twerking’ Illegal
You can't legislate morality, but: A fake story making it's rounds on the internet claims that DeQuincy, a city in Louisiana, has made it illegal to "twerk".
I called the Calcasieu Parish Sheriff's Office, and Kim Myers, their Public Information Officer, gave me this:
"we are aware of the story, obviously it is not true. They don't even have the correct name of the mayor and our sheriff is not named Bobby Joe Williams. So, obviously, it is not true and we had absolutely nothing to do with that story."
The story lists the Sheriff in "that town" to be "Bobby Joe Williams" when, in fact, the sheriff's name is Tony Mancuso.
Making it illegal to twerk in public would be like making it illegal to wear your pants below your waistline, exposing your undergarments.... wait, what? Several cities in Louisiana have made that illegal?!? ... hmmmm...
The story isn't without humor, though, including the name of the sheriff and a "quote" (not real, of course) from the Mayor of DeQuincy "Maynard Wilkens":
“Twerking is a defiant act against Jesus and his teachings. The rest of the country can keep their heads in the sand about this sexual act before marriage, but not the great city of DeQuincy,” Wilkens said. “We will still allow dancing in DeQuincy, just no jigglin’, shakin’ and ‘dry humping’ anywhere in our city limits.”
(By the way, the REAL mayor of DeQuincy is Lawrence Henangan).
Anyhoot, here's the FAKE, NOT REAL story. What do you think? Should twerking be illegal??