The opera of Paris drops the "bad boy of ballet", Sergei Polunin, after he has repelled gay dancers and said that women take male roles because you do not shoot them & # 39 ;. Ukrainian born dancer Sergei Polunin is withdrawn from Swan Lake The ballet dancer posted an inflammatory Instagram attack on gay dancers Paris Opera confirmed Monday that they had withdrawn Polunin's invitationBy
George Martin for mailonline
09:57 am EST, January 14, 2019
10:12 EST, January 14, 2019
Sergei Polunin wrote an inflammatory Instagram post last month. The Paris Opera Ballet has dropped the controversial Ukrainian dancer Sergei Polunin from a production by Swan Lake & # 39; after making a homophobic and sexist rant on social media. The & # 39; bad boy of the ballet & # 39; , previously compared to Rudolf Nureyev in his career, sent gay dancers to an Instagram post last month urging male ballet dancers to & # 39; man-up & # 39; to become. "Man (sic) should be a man and woman should be a woman, that's the reason you got balls," wrote the dancer, who got Russian nationality in November and an avid fan is from Russian leader Vladimir Putin. & # 39; Women are now trying to take on the male role because you are not f ** k and because you are a disgrace, "the 29-year-old said, referring to gay dancers. They have & # 39; a good blow needed & # 39 ;, continued Polunin. & # 39; Man (sic) are wolves, are lions. The man is the leader of the family. Paris Paris confirmed to AFP Monday that they had withdrawn their invitation to play next month in Swan Lake & # 39; a production in which the prince would be played homosexually as an oppressed player. A leading Parisian dancer, Adrien Couvez, previously had Polunin & # 39; shyness & # 39; called.
In the post he threw down male ballet dancers and told them that they & # 39; man-up & # 39; while referring to homosexual dancers. The heavily tattooed dancer is best known outside the ballet world because he is the star of a video for the hit of the Irish singer Hozins 2015. Take Me to Church & # 39 ;. The clip, directed by artist David LaChapelle, soon went viral. The song is initially an attack on the anti-homosexual attitude of the Catholic Church, and the original video had a gay couple that was hunted by vigilantes. The dancer, who had a huge tattoo of Putin on his chest, had previously stated that the Russian strong man should lead the world. I will pray for it because it would be the ultimate victory over evil. I believe that this will be the future and my energy will help him with that. The artistic director of Paris Opera Ballet, Aurelie Dupont, wrote to the dancers on the weekend about her decision to drop him, called him a & # 39; talented artist & # 39; but said that his audience's statements were not consistent with the values of the company.
The Paris Opera announced that she would remove Polunin's invitation to dance later next month. On Friday, Polunin used his Instagram account to attack overweight people and said: "Let's hit fat people when you see them. It will help them and encourage them to lose some fat. No respect for laziness! "Later he took over the post, but not before the most important dancer in Paris, the Argentinian Ludmila Palgliero, had responded with a caustic remark:" You do not have to put in an extra little favor or Mr. Polunin will not be happy! Shame about him! Polunin, born in Kherson, near Crimea, which was annexed by Russia in 2014, is considered one of the most talented dancers of his generation. He is also an actor and plays small parts in a number of films including Red Sparrow & # 39; and the most recent Murder on the Orient Express & # 39; .He has written history when he was the youngest major dancer ever at the age of 19 at the Royal Ballet in London. Polunin will appear next in & # 39; Raymonda & # 39; in the Bavarian state Ballet in Munich this weekend.
Polunin is a Ukrainian-born dancer who is a vocal supporter of Russian President Vladimir Putin
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