NYC Mayor Bill de Blasio Is Catching Heat For Flapping Arms To "I Believe I Can Fly"

New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio discovered himself in a pickle after a clip made the rounds on-line of him flapping alongside to R. Kelly's "I Believe I Can Fly." De Blasio was visiting a church in South Carolina when the choir started their rendition of Kelly's chart-topping single. Member of the congregation stood for the track, however there have been many who refused to take part and remained seated. While standing on the pulpit, the church's pastor started to wave his arms alongside to the melody, as if he was flying. Church members adopted swimsuit, and de Blasio, seen within the video within the far left nook on the entrance of the room, swings alongside to the rhythm.

There is not something controversial about this in any respect, besides that Kelly is going through 10 counts of sexual abuse costs, together with a alleged Federal investigation into sex trafficking and child exploitation. Kelly's current investigations have sparked debates on whether or not it is applicable to proceed to take heed to his music, as there are numerous followers who consider you may separate a person from the artwork he creates, however there have been critics on social media who did not agree.

Courtney Goss, a political reporter for NY1News, tweeted the video with the caption, "I'm wondering if the @NYCMayor realizes who sings this track." The mayor's spokesperson responded to the New York Post regarding the video circulating on-line and acknowledged, "The Mayor wasn’t the church’s DJ and he definitely can’t be anticipated to acknowledge each R. Kelly monitor.”

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