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“Good Morning America” host Lara Spencer is in the hope that it will continue to change, the dance, the community, and after making insensitive comments about the 6-year-old Prince George will be taking a ballet class as well.
The “GMA” host issued an apology after a segment on Thursday’s to see her and her co-hosts on the break-down of the curriculum of the school that Prince William and Kate Middleton’s child will be. When it came to light that George’s love of ballet, class, and Spencer made a comment that provoked an immediate backlash.
“Prince William said Prince George was the absolute love of ballet, I’ve got news for you, Prince William, and we’ll see how long that will take,” Spencer said with a laugh.
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The host issued an apology on Instagram, but it doesn’t stop there. According to the “So you Think you Can Dance’ star Travis Wall, and she reached out to him after he wrote a harsh criticism of her comments online in a bid to find out how you can best make up for her mistake.
“So, Lara Spencer called me on my cell phone, gave her my number, Debbie Allen, and she was completely shocked, and it’s just released this is a huge apology,” Wall said in a video posted on his Instagram Story (via EOnline). “I could hear the fear in her voice.”
“They have to know that there are a lot of us, macy’s, and many of the ballet community in New York City, and we’re going to come down to Good Morning America on Monday morning and take a ballet class to be outside,” he continued. “She is aware of it and they want to talk to all of us, and they want this thing to go straight ahead and to the right. The dance community is incredible, and yes, our voices have been heard, and that’s it, so cheers!”
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On Monday, the Wall to the Instagram Story, and this time with a huge crowd of boys and girls who came out to Times Square to dance with him in front of “the ONE.”
Lara Spencer attends the Yahoo News/ABCNews Pre-White House Correspondents’ dinner reception pre-party at Washington Hilton on May 3, 2014 in Washington, DC.
(Photo by Andrew H. Walker/Getty Images for Yahoo News)
In the video, the Wall makes sure that the crowd that Spencer has not only issued an apology, but it has taken further steps in order to recover from her comment.
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“I just want everyone to know it. It is not just an Instagram post. It’s really, really sorry, and they are doing the right steps in order to be excused, and the amount of attention to the characteristics of the community, as well as the boys have gotten, it is the best thing!” Wall told the diverse crowd of dancers.
Spencer took a seat by a Wall and two other professional dancers, in order to talk about the mistake, as a curious moment in time.
The wall wasn’t the only person in the dance community and to Spencer for her comments prior to her apology. Patricia Kelly Ward, the widow of dancer Gene Kelly, posted an open note to its Facebook page, calling Spencer out for the removal of much of the work of her late husband did for the normalization of the boys at the dance.
“This was the most’ personal ‘crusade’ to show them that it was okay for men to dance with,” Kelley wrote. “He has some of the best athletes of the day, Mickey Mantle, Johnny Unitas (pictured at rear), Vic Seixas, “Sugar” Ray Robinson (show at right), among other things, in order to show that the motions of great athletes, were the same as those of the great masters. To make his point, he choreographed and performed a special song, in which the normal movements of the athlete.”
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Kelly concluded: “it would be so disheartened to know that 61 years later, we still have to fight against the ignorance and insensitivity surrounding the stigma associated with male dancers. It’s time to put this to a stop. The best way to honor Gene’s Legacy is clear to see that it works.”