Nursing Home in Hot Water After Hiring Stripper for Seniors

Chisom Ndianefo
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Just when you thought you had seen it all. A nursing home decided to give its residents a little fun during the Mid-autumn festival, which is an important holiday in the Chinese calendar, by hiring strippers to perform for senior citizens in wheelchairs.

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Forced To Apologize

The nursing home celebration
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However, their actions didn't go unnoticed, as they were slammed and forced to apologize for their actions.

Mid-Autumn Festival

To celebrate the Mid-Autumn Festival, when people get together to enjoy the rice and wheat harvests of the season, the Taoyuan Veterans Home, a state-run facility for retired army troops in Tawain, paid the adult performer for a steamy show.

Becoming Viral

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An audience member recorded the obscene performance before it was uploaded to social media and quickly went viral.

Giving Them A Show

The provocative video depicts the masked exotic dancer giving an older man a lap dance and pressing her breasts into his face while wearing lace lingerie.

Having The Time Of Their Lives

Old man gripping strippers assets
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But the male doesn't seem to care, as he can be seen gripping the woman's assets as she writhes her body with joy. Other nursing home patients appeared to enjoy the obscene performance as they eagerly clapped along.

Tendering An Apology

After receiving criticism, the senior care home issued a statement indicating that the event aimed to amuse and please the residents. We sincerely regret the offense that was committed.

Why They Hired Strippers

Strippers heels
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A spokeswoman for the nursing facility noted that the COVID outbreak had forced the nursing home to cancel Mid-Autumn Festival celebrations the previous two years. They added that they only hired the strippers to lift the spirit of the locals.

More Cautious In The Future

However, they did admit that the erotic dancer's antics were "very exuberant and fiery," and they promised to be "more cautious" in the future.

Played Bingo Games

Elderly men playing bingo games
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In an adjacent nursing hall, they claimed, there was a more somber game of bingo and some karaoke.

Maintaining Covid Rules

However, wearing face masks throughout the sensual display allowed the residents and the dancer to remain COVID-safe at all times, as seen on video.

Viral Content

When the clip of the stripper's performance was put online, it instantly went viral and received many responses, especially on Twitter.

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More Reactions

While some users felt it was inappropriate, others seemed unbothered ;

Why It's An Important Holiday

One of the most significant holidays in Asian culture is the Mid-Autumn Festival, also known as the Mooncake Festival. In China, the occasion is marked by family gatherings, harvest thanksgiving, and good luck prayers.

The yearly celebration, also known as the Moon Festival or Mooncake Festival, was held this year on Saturday, September 10.

What The Mooncake Symbolizes

Shot of a mooncake
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In China, people pray for a bountiful harvest in the upcoming year. The mooncakes' round shape symbolizes completion and unity in the local tradition.

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