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Tuesday, 10 January 2017 17:13

Moby turned down invitation to perform at Trump's inauguration

Written by  KATE FELDMAN

Cross Moby off the setlist for Donald Trump’s inauguration.

The DJ said Tuesday that he’d been invited to perform at one of the inaugural balls, but the outspoken libertarian laughed off the offer.

“I was just asked by a booking agent if I would consider djing at one of the inaugural balls for #trump... Hahahahaha, wait, Hahahaha, really? I guess I'd DJ at an inaugural ball if as payment #trump released his tax returns,” he captioned an Instagram photo of the Capitol Building.

“Also I would probably play public enemy and stockhausen remixes to entertain the republicans. I'm still laughing. Hahahaha. So #trump what do you think, I DJ for you and you release your tax returns?”

The President-elect’s team has struggled to find a star to perform at inauguration after being rejected by musicians including Elton John, Andrea Bocelli, Motley Crue and Celine Dion.

Trump claimed later that he didn’t want “so-called ‘A’ list celebrities” anyway.

Instead, “America’s Got Talent” runner-up Jackie Evancho will sing at his inauguration. The Rockettes and the Mormon Tabernacle Choir will also perform.

Moby, however, will be far away from the stage.

The day after Trump’s election, the 51-year-old musician wrote an open letter to the country titled “What the F--k is Wrong With You?”

Read more at NYDailyNews

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