Nick Jonas replaces Iggy Azalea at Pittsburgh gay pride concert
Fri. June 12, 2015 8:21 AM by OnTopMag.com
Saturday's event takes place on Liberty Avenue in downtown Pittsburgh.
"When I heard about the difficult position Pittsburgh Pride was in just days before their event, I knew I had to find a way to help," Jonas said. "I'm excited to do what I can to support the LGBT community in Pittsburgh, and I look forward to seeing you this Saturday as we celebrate together."
(Related: Azalea has been criticized for tweets sent before her rapid rise to fame with the 2011 release of her music video for Pu$$y, some of which appear to be homophobic.
Vanessa Davis of the Pittsburgh chapter of the Gay, Lesbian & Straight Education Network told the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette that Azalea's inclusion was behind her group's decision not to march in the city's annual parade.
"This has been a difficult decision as I truly support the event and LGBTQIA communities, however I feel my participation at this point would only serve to further distract from the true purpose of the event," she said.
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