Perhaps she doesn't really mean "any weather" -- at least in regards to riding with a giant megaphone down 34th Street in freezing temperatures as teenybopper girls wave pom-poms (and possibly wonder who Joan Jett even is).
Tomorrow is one of NYC's most famous fall traditions: The Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade. This year, besides the big balloons and floats, there will be performers Joan Jett (and the Blackhearts), Sharon Jones and the Dap Kings, the Goo Goo Dolls, Megan Hilty, Kristen Chenoweth, Ariana Grande and Austin Mahone. Here's the route: [ more › ]
by Wyatt Marshall PETA just released a new set of limited edition stamps featuring famous vegetarians, and a bevy of musicians and music industry folks are included on the sheet amongst the likes of Bob Barker and Joaquin Phoenix (though...
The unofficial theme for this year's Macy's Thanksgiving Day parade appears to be animal rights: first, Joan Jett gets booted off the South Dakota float for being a vegetarian, and now activists plan to protest SeaWorld's confinement of whales. [ more › ]
NEW YORK (AP) — Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade is awash in animal-related protests over its floats, with controversies involving the unlikely pairing of rocker Joan Jett and Shamu the killer whale.
Jett. Rock icon Joan Jett was all set to perform on a Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade float representing South Dakota, that is until the state's Cattlemen's Association realized that Jett's prominent vegetarianism and public stance against factory farming were kind of at odds with their group's pro-meat agenda. Show More Summary
Did you know South Dakota even had a float in the Thanksgiving Day Parade?
There's a lot of meatheads in South Dakota, it seems. [ Comment on this story ] [ Subscribe to the comments on this story ]
Joan Jett at Cherie Currie's recent Long Island show (more by Greg Cristman) According to The Associated Press, Joan Jett, who was supposed to appear with her band on the South Dakota tourism float in its Thanksgiving Day parade, ha...
South Dakota doesn't give a damn about it's reputation for being terrible.
Did You Hear? :: Punk pioneer (and Ke$ha muse) Joan Jett was forced to switch from a South Dakota tourism float to another at the Macy’s Thanksgiving Day parade, after ranchers protested having a vegetarian and animal rights activist represent the state. [Entertainment Weekly] :: Taylor Swift confessed to model Jessica Hart that she felt like... More »
Longtime vegetarian, advocate for animals, and representative for PETA, Joan Jett doesn't give a damn about her reputation, but ranchers in South Dakota do. Read More The post Joan Jett Forced to Switch Macy’s Floats Due to PETA Involvement appeared first on Ecorazzi.
South Dakota cattle ranchers can rejoice: Outspoken animal-rights activist Joan Jett will not perform on the state’s tourism float in the Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade. After the longtime PETA supporter was named last week to appear on the float, it caused such an uproar among ranchers that parade officials agreed Friday to move her to […]
Joan Jett is no longer representing South Dakota at the Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade. The singer was originally scheduled to perform on the state’s float at the annual event in New York City. However, her involvement with the parade angered ranchers and farmers who believed her association with PETA didn’t have their best interests at... Show More Summary
The rock musician Joan Jett has been removed from a parade float that will represent South Dakota in the Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade after ranchers protested her appearance, CNN reports. A trade group of ranchers had a beef about the selection of Jett, a vegetarian who supports People for the Ethic Treatment of Animals. Show More Summary
New York's Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade is seeing quite the squabble as Joan Jett has been ousted from the parade's South Dakota float due to her vegetarian lifestyle, CNN reports. According to the website, Jett's no-meat ways andShow More Summary
South Dakota ranchers protested her appearance.
Turns out ranchers and farmers who rely on meat sales to make a living aren't so down with vegetarianism: rocker Joan Jett has reportedly been booted from the South Dakota tourism industry's Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade float because of her animal rights activism. Guess they don't love rock 'n roll and much as they love hamburger rolls, amirite? Erm. [ more › ]
Jett's got a bad reputation because of supporting PETA, but it's not like "Crimson and Clover" is vegetarian propoganda.
Poor South Dakota! It's bad enough they're perpetually forced to play power bottom to North Dakota, a.k.a. our country's other most uninteresting state, but now they have to suffer through this!! Joan Jett signed a contract to rock out with her lady-cK out on SD's Mount Rushmore float at the Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade, but now apparently [...]