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    Teenager Doing Macarena in Saudia Arabia Arrested

    For Real?! Teenager Arrested for Doing Macarena in Saudi Arabia (VIDEO)

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    A teenager who let the 1990s hit “Macarena,” perhaps the top one-hit wonder of all time, take him away in the middle of a five-lane road in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia, was detained by law enforcement on Tuesday for “improper public behavior.”

    The 14-year-old, whose name and nationality have not been disclosed, was also accused of interfering with normal traffic patterns. The tiny dancer wore Nike shorts and a striped short-sleeve polo shirt, and filled the Saudi street with groovy vibes as he listened to his headphones.

    ​The coastal city in western Saudi Arabia is popular among tourists and worshipers seeking to visit Mecca, Islam’s holiest city, and Medina, its second holiest.  

    On August 10, a Saudi entertainer was arrested for dabbing on stage at a concert where he was singing. Dabbing is outlawed in Saudi Arabia in accordance with the National Committee for Drug Control policy, Haaretz reports.

    In July, Saudi police arrested a woman for wearing a miniskirt in public, though she was later released without charge.


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