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Kid Rock performs during a rally for Republican U.S. Senate candidate John James in Pontiac, Mich., Wednesday, Oct. 17, 2018. (AP Photo/Paul Sancya)

NASHVILLE (WSMV) - Nashville Mayor David Briley has said he is "inclined not to participate" if singer Kid Rock still serves as the grand marshal of the Nashville Christmas Parade.

"If Kid Rock is still the grand marshal tomorrow, the mayor is inclined not to participate," said Briley's spokesman, Thomas Mulgrew, in a statement to News4.

Metro Councilmember Freddie O'Connell tweeted this Friday morning:

I will not be participating in tomorrow’s Nashville Christmas parade. The choice of Grand Marshal evokes neither the spirit of Christmas nor the inclusivity I think represents the best of Nashville.

This comes after the singer used a slur to describe Joy Behar live on Fox & Friends on Friday morning.

The Nashville Christmas Parade is scheduled to be held Saturday morning.

Should Kid Rock still serve as grand marshal of the Christmas Parade?

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