Nashville Mayor David Briley may not participate in the city’s Christmas parade if Kid Rock remains the grand marshal.
The Mayor’s Office issued a statement Friday, saying “if Kid Rock is still the grand marshal tomorrow, the Mayor is inclined not to participate.”
Briley’s statement comes just hours after Kid Rock’s appearance on “Fox & Friends,” in which he called Joy Behar a “b----.”
“God forbid you say something a little bit wrong, you’re a racist, homophobic, Islamophobic, this that and the other. People need to calm down, get a little less politically correct and I would say love everybody except that Joy Behar b----,” he said.
Metro Councilman Freddie O’Connell tweeted he won’t be participating in the event, saying “The choice of Grand Marshal evokes neither the spirit of Christmas nor the inclusivity I think represents the best of Nashville.”
I will not be participating in tomorrow’s Nashville Christmas parade. The choice of Grand Marshal evokes neither the spirit of Christmas nor the inclusivity I think represents the best of Nashville.
— Freddie O'Connell (@freddieoconnell) November 30, 2018
Kid Rock was named this year’s grand marshal back in September.