High school dance coach fired after 'Blurred Lines" routine

MARSHFIELD, WIsc. (CNN) - A Wisconsin dance coach is looking for a new job after being fired for staging a performance to Robin Thicke's sexually charged hit "Blurred Lines."

Dance coach Lisa Jolin was fired in August, three days after the halftime performance. She said students have always picked their own songs to dance to.

"We edited the music to make it appropriate for a high school dance team performance," she said.

Jolin says school leaders told her the school received complaints about the dance routine.

"I got no specifications specifics on what was said, no specifics on exactly what they were unhappy with, was it the performance? The movement? The song choice?" she said.

Four school leaders - including Marshfield High's principal - declined comment.

The superintendent issued the following statement: "Action was taken to remove Ms. Jolin from the assignment as high school dance coach based on appropriate reasons and following district protocols. Personnel matters are confidential, so further information will not be forthcoming from the district."

The dance team had seven members during the August performance. Parents and students say two members of the team have quit because Jolin was fired.


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