Erykah Badu Gets $500 Fine, Probation for Dallas Video Striptease

Erykah Badu in her controversial new video for "Window Seat." (

DALLAS (CBS/AP) Erykah Badu has paid a $500 fine and will serve six months probation for stripping during a music video shoot at Dealey Plaza in Dallas, where President John F. Kennedy was fatally shot in 1963.

PICTURES: Erykah Badu "Window Seat" Controversy

The singer, who is from Dallas,  performed a walking striptease on March 13 for her "Window Seat" music video.

In the music video, Badu walks in front of the Texas School Book Depository - where the shots that killed Kennedy were fired from. She strips as she walks down the street, and is "shot down" - totally nude - not far from the spot where the fatal bullet struck Kennedy.

On her Twitter feed, Badu says the video was "shot guerrilla style" - that is, without the permits that are usually required to do a video on a city street.

Police in April cited her for disorderly conduct after a witness made a sworn complaint. A number of children were among the tourists and other random passers-by seen on the video.

Dallas city spokesman Frank Librio says Badu paid the fine Friday.

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