A cruel internet jibe is turning into a huge jam for a hefty man in London who was shamed on social media for dancing. Now, nearly 2, 000 woman are throwing a party for him and Ellie Goulding, Haim, Pharrell Williams and Moby want to play at the huge gig.
Social media can wound and social media can heal. In February, a woman posted a picture of a large man dancing next to her and wrote cruelly that she “spotted this specimen trying to dance the other week. He stopped when he saw us laughing, ” as reported by entertainment ie. The user was called out for the mean tweet and Cassandra Fairbanks of The Free Thought Project decided she would find the dancing man and organize a huge party for him.
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About 1, 700 women responded that they wanted to have a party with dancing man, and he expressed his desire to attend. In addition, singer Ellie Goulding, Haim, Pharrell Williams and Moby also said they would be on hand to play and dance at the huge party held in the dancing man’s honor.
Williams tweeted, “Keep me posted about your dance party … never be ashamed of yourself…” and Moby wrote, “I offer my DJ services for free. No one should ever be ashamed of dancing.” Haim, a sister group whose father, Mordechai Haim, is Israeli, wrote, “I’m right there with you elliegoulding, ” when Goulding wrote that she wanted to dance with dancing man.