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Parental pep rally kissing game creates uproar in Minnesota By Cameron Smith

Posted by on Dec. 16, 2011 at 7:22 PM
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A pep rally prank intended to bring laughter and cheers at a Minnesota high school has instead sparked a firestorm of controversy after parents of some senior student athletes took a practical joke too far.

A parental pep rally kissing game at Rosemount High School in Minnesota

As reported by the Minneapolis Star Tribune, a recent winter sports pep rally at Rosemount (Minn.) High featured a comedy skit which took advantage of unknowing captains of the various winter varsity squads. After the team captains walked into the gym blindfolded, they were told that they were going to be kissed by a special someone, and then were asked to guess who it was that kissed them.

You can see full video footage of the pep rally incident here, but beware, there are some moments that veer into "make out" territory and can come across as pretty inappropriate.

It turns out that the person who kissed the athletes -- in every circumstance -- was their own opposite sex parent. While no one has questioned the comedic intentions of the prank, the stunt itself has still drawn plenty of criticism not for the student athletes, but for what the parents did in executing the practical joke. As you can see above, some of the parents took their roles as "special someones" to a level that left many onlookers feeling uncomfortable and even queasy.

Here's how the Star Tribune described the sketch's lowlights:

Some of the parents during the 59-second YouTube video are seen holding the kisses for several seconds, cupping their child's faces or embracing and swaying.

One mother moved her son's hand down to her behind during the encounter. Another mom has her son down on the gym floor to the delight of two male students nearby.

According to the Minneapolis paper, a number of those in attendance called and emailed to make it clear that they felt offended by the sketch, despite the fact that none of the students or parents involved in the kissing antics complained about the routine at all.


Still, Rosemount Principal John Wollersheim insisted that the school wouldn't repeat the comedic routine, despite the fact that a similar routine had been a huge hit at a prep rally at the school years earlier.

"There is no question that people were offended," Wollersheim told the Star Tribune. "I apologize to those who were offended, and we won't do it again.

"Anything that happens at this school is the principal's responsibility. I take full responsibility. ... There shouldn't be an event in a school that we offend people with."

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EEEEEEWWWWWWWWW!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

tsk tsk

Mommy in May stork

by on Dec. 16, 2011 at 7:22 PM
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kailu1835
by Ruby Member on Dec. 16, 2011 at 9:41 PM

 That is absolutely disgusting beyond all comprehension.

whoopsie16
by Member on Dec. 16, 2011 at 9:57 PM


Quoting kailu1835:

 That is absolutely disgusting beyond all comprehension.

you think thats bad? Check this out! Its on CM.

http://www.cafemom.com/group/99198/forums/create_post.php?forum_id=99198&topic_id=15585670&quote_post=169298728

Mommy in May stork

sweet-a-kins
by Emerald Member on Dec. 16, 2011 at 10:01 PM
The description was worse than the video

I don't think it was that bad
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paganbaby
by Teflon Don on Dec. 16, 2011 at 10:18 PM

The link just took me back here...

Quoting whoopsie16:


Quoting kailu1835:

 That is absolutely disgusting beyond all comprehension.

you think thats bad? Check this out! Its on CM.

http://www.cafemom.com/group/99198/forums/create_post.php?forum_id=99198&topic_id=15585670"e_post=169298728


paganbaby
by Teflon Don on Dec. 16, 2011 at 10:19 PM

I saw the video. There were some long ass kisses and one mom did make her son grope her ass.

Yeah, it was kinda bad. I only hope no tongue was exchanged.

Quoting sweet-a-kins:

The description was worse than the video

I don't think it was that bad


Sekirei
by Nari Trickster on Dec. 16, 2011 at 10:19 PM
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that group has been completely removed... you don't even want to know what was in it...

Quoting paganbaby:

The link just took me back here...

Quoting whoopsie16:


Quoting kailu1835:

 That is absolutely disgusting beyond all comprehension.

you think thats bad? Check this out! Its on CM.

http://www.cafemom.com/group/99198/forums/create_post.php?forum_id=99198&topic_id=15585670"e_post=169298728



paganbaby
by Teflon Don on Dec. 16, 2011 at 10:21 PM

It was a group? Oh come on, now I'm Dyin to know!

Quoting Sekirei:

that group has been completely removed... you don't even want to know what was in it...

Quoting paganbaby:

The link just took me back here...

Quoting whoopsie16:


Quoting kailu1835:

 That is absolutely disgusting beyond all comprehension.

you think thats bad? Check this out! Its on CM.

http://www.cafemom.com/group/99198/forums/create_post.php?forum_id=99198&topic_id=15585670"e_post=169298728




sweet-a-kins
by Emerald Member on Dec. 16, 2011 at 10:21 PM
What group was that?


Quoting Sekirei:

that group has been completely removed... you don't even want to know what was in it...

Quoting paganbaby:

The link just took me back here...

Quoting whoopsie16:



Quoting kailu1835:

 That is absolutely disgusting beyond all comprehension.

you think thats bad? Check this out! Its on CM.

http://www.cafemom.com/group/99198/forums/create_post.php?forum_id=99198&topic_id=15585670"e_post=169298728




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whoopsie16
by Member on Dec. 16, 2011 at 10:23 PM


Quoting Sekirei:

that group has been completely removed... you don't even want to know what was in it...

Quoting paganbaby:

The link just took me back here...

Quoting whoopsie16:


Quoting kailu1835:

 That is absolutely disgusting beyond all comprehension.

you think thats bad? Check this out! Its on CM.

http://www.cafemom.com/group/99198/forums/create_post.php?forum_id=99198&topic_id=15585670"e_post=169298728



I copied parts of it. Its blurry but thats some prtty sick stuff!!


Mommy in May stork

whoopsie16
by Member on Dec. 16, 2011 at 10:26 PM


Mommy in May stork

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