Seattle Ballet Loses Super Bowl Bet, Dances To Dropkick Murphys

The Pacific Northwest Ballet in Seattle says, "We made a bet with Boston Ballet who would win the 2015 Super Bowl. The loser would have to film and post a manège to a song of the winner's choosing."

Well, the New England Patriots beat Seattle's Seahawks in last Sunday's football contest. And the song is "I'm Shipping Up to Boston" by the Dropkick Murphys.

"You won the bet fair & square," the Seattle ballet company says on Twitter. "#hopewecanstillbefriends #goodgamepatriots."

Update: The Boston Ballet has responded:

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