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Waffle House hero James Shaw Jr. replaced Kid Rock as the grand marshall of Nashville’s Christmas Parade on Saturday.

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The rock and roll singer was ousted after his reckless remarks last week in reference to Joy Behar during an interview Friday on “Fox & Friends.”

God forbid you say something a little wrong; you’re racist, homophobic, Islamophobic, this that and the other. People need to calm down, get a little less politically correct.

And I would say, you know, love everybody. Except, I’d say screw that Joy Behar b–ch!

It was a rainy morning in Nashville, but that didn’t stop folks from coming out for the festivities.

James Shaw Jr., who wrestled the gun away from a shooter in a Waffle House earlier this year, hopped into a horsedrawn carriage with the relatives of Akilah Dasilva, a musician who was killed in the Waffle House shooting.

Meanwhile, Kid Rock watch from a window. He posted this on his Instagram page:



See news coverage of the parade below.



Congrats to James Shaw Jr. – a true hero.

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