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Iran Releases Pharrell Williams Fans Arrested for “Happy” Video | Director still Detained



Happy Iranians Bella Naija

Yesterday, BN reported that Iranian youth had been arrested for appearing in their own version of Pharrell Williams‘ “Happy” video (if you missed this story click here).

Six youths were arrested, and about two have been released, TIME reports. However, the video’s director is reportedly still  detained.

One of the people released wrote on his Instagram page, “Hi I’m back thank you @pharrell and everyone who cared about us love you all so much and missed you so much.”

Iranian president, Hassan Rouhani, yesterday tweeted a statement that appeared to show support for the “Happy” dancers:

Hassan Rouhani - Bella Naija

Here’s the video that caused the “controversy”:

Photo/Video credit: YouTube

1 Comment


    May 23, 2014 at 3:48 am

    Good for them. Pls click my name for hookups

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