Snopes: Saggy Pants Not Gay


Interview: Dooney Da' Priest explains that in jail, showing your boxers is a way of signaling sexual availability to other men.

If the city of Dallas is hoping kids will quit with the saggy pants because the fashion makes them look gay, then maybe it's time for a new strategy.

Dooney Da Priest, whose "Pull Your Pants Up" is the signature song of the Dallas public service announcement, says people who favor saggin' should know where the hip-hop style comes from — jail, he explains, in the clip above. Snopes.com, the Internet's favorite debunker of urban myths, says that's a lot of hooey.

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Oh, if only we could convince folks like Da Priest that being homophobic was "gay" . . .

Sent by Will G | 2:38 PM | 10-29-2007

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