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Michael Flatley's Performance At Trump's Inauguration Is Causing Mixed Emotions

By Liz

January 21, 2017 at 3:34pm


It was widely reported in the last few months that Donald Trump was having a lot of trouble trying to get guests to perform at his inauguration. 

It was then announced the day before the event that Michael Flatley and his troupe would be performing Lord of the Dance.

Here is a video of the performance:

Plenty of people cracked jokes:

And even Riverdance sought to distance themselves from the spectacle:

Others were quick to point out that despite being a well-known Irish dancer, Flatley is actually American (he's from Chicago).

One fan even wrote Flatley an open letter before the event, asking him to reconsider:

Well, at least we don't have to feel shame as a nation...

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