Top Stories

Pharrell Williams Responds to Iranian Dancers' Arrests for Dancing to 'Happy'

Pharrell Williams Responds to Iranian Dancers' Arrests for Dancing to 'Happy'

Pharrell Williams and his wife Helen Lasichanh step out of 34 Restaurant after a dinner date on Wednesday (May 21) in London, England.

The day before, the 41-year-old entertainer responded to the arrests of the Iranian dancers, who posted a video on YouTube for dancing to “Happy.”

“It is beyond sad that these kids were arrested for trying to spread happiness” Pharrell wrote on Facebook.

The six Iranians were arrested for making an “obscene video clip that offended the public morals and was released in cyberspace,” according to CNN. The dancers have been released on jail, but the director of the video is still in custody. Watch the video of them dancing below.


Arrested Iranians Who Danced to ‘Happy’ Freed

10+ pictures inside of Pharrell Williams and his wife leaving dinner…

Like Just Jared on Facebook
pharrells responds to iranian dancers arrested over happy video 01
pharrells responds to iranian dancers arrested over happy video 02
pharrells responds to iranian dancers arrested over happy video 03
pharrells responds to iranian dancers arrested over happy video 04
pharrells responds to iranian dancers arrested over happy video 05
pharrells responds to iranian dancers arrested over happy video 06
pharrells responds to iranian dancers arrested over happy video 07
pharrells responds to iranian dancers arrested over happy video 08
pharrells responds to iranian dancers arrested over happy video 09
pharrells responds to iranian dancers arrested over happy video 10
pharrells responds to iranian dancers arrested over happy video 11

JJ Links Around The Web

Getty
  • Kate Winslet is excited to support BFF Leonardo DiCaprio at the Oscars - US Weekly
  • Some strange details emerge surrounding the death of Kristin Cavallari's brother - TMZ
  • Kendall Jenner is suing a company for $10 million - Gossip Cop
  • Ashley Benson reveals how she got Taylor Swift's phone number - Just Jared Jr
  • Is Scott Disick partying again? - Radar
  • The Kardashians aren't happy about their American Crime Story portrayal - Huffington Post
  • Blue Ivy has a famous baby sitter - Lainey Gossip
  • Read the reviews for the new comedy How to Be Single - The Hollywood Reporter
A Member of Townsquare Entertainment News | Advertise here