Oxford club under fire for featuring naked wrestling, fetish snake showNovember 11th, 2008 - 6:34 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 11 (ANI): A student nightclub in Oxford is under fire for featuring naked wrestling and topless women in a fetish snake show.
The incident has sparked a police probe, with licensing officials checking whether Kukui nightclub breached its operating rules.
The show upset students from Oxford University after being staged just days before the start of its Students Unions gender equality week.
Rachel Cummings, the OUSU Vice President for Women condemned the evening as hugely inappropriate.
It is unacceptable for club organisers to use women in this way, The Sun quoted her, as saying.
Such acts demean women in a city where they have fought for their rights to be taken seriously as intelligent, autonomous individuals, she added.
In its advertisement, the club asked the partygoers to adopt a scary dress code and prepare for KY Jelly Wrestling Naked and Fetish snake shows involving a 12ft albino python”.
The police spoke to the manager of the 800-capacity club but decided not to take further action.
Police licensing officer Tony Cope said the lack of direct participation from the clubs customers meant the law had not been broken and the investigation was closed last night.
We viewed photos of what was going on and looked at their licence, which allows all sorts of things like the dancing and wrestling, and they had not broken the Licensing Act,” said Cope.
A Kukui spokesman said: The club was not aware the performers intended to remove their clothing, and when this became apparent, the manager cut the show short. (ANI)
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