Have you heard about Erykah Badu’s new music video? The one where she goes nude? It’s been stirring up quite a bit of controversy: in addition to going nude, she apparently references JFK’s assassination.
Well, apparently the video was filmed in Dallas. The Dallas police are considering filing charges against the singer for disorderly conduct (for removing her clothes in a public area).
“It is something we are definitely considering,” says Sgt. Warren Mitchell.
For the police to charge the singer, a witness would need to come forward and provide a statement as to Badu’s public nudity. Sgt. Mitchell is unsure of whether this has happened yet, adding, “[The investigation is] kind of in the limbo stage right now.”
If prosecuted for and convicted of disorderly conduct, which is classified as a class C misdemeanor, Badu would face a fine not to exceed $500.
Entertainment Weekly says Erykah’s reps did not return requests for a comment.
I’m thinking the time to respond to that was when she was filming the video, not after the fact. Does this seem a little excessive to you or do you think something should be done?
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