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Macy's Removes Joan Jett From SD Float



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Macy's says it has removed Joan Jett from a float representing South Dakota in the Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade.

Macy's says a new performer for the South Dakota float will be announced at a later date. Joan Jett and the Blackhearts will still be in the parade, but on a different float.

The original choice to have Jett on the South Dakota float angered cattle producers in the state because Jett is a vegetarian and animal rights advocate. She is also a supporter of People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals, which promotes a vegetarian diet and criticizes livestock production practices.
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