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  4 months ago

Scoopwhoop; From Nudity To Gay Rights: Here's Why These 10 Celebs Were Banned From Countries. 2021.

Celebrities from across the world have been stopped from entering or performing in other countries, for various reasons. From racist remarks, to sexist decisions, here are 10 celebs who were banned from countries and why.

1. Beyoncé.
She had a scheduled concert in 2007, which she cancelled due to the protests over her clothes and performances. According to the BBC, “Female performers at Malaysian concerts are required by government rules to cover up from shoulders to knees, with no cleavage showing." And so Beyoncé cancelled the concert, because allegedly, she wouldn't even be allowed to dance on stage.

2. Justin Bieber.
The singer was banned from China for his 'bad behaviour' in 2017. And similarly stopped from performing in Argentina in 2016 for allegedly beating a photographer in 2013, and stealing his money and gear. The singer was also accused of disrespecting Argentina's flag. Justin was also reported to be banned from Disneyland for a bit, for allegedly punching Mickey Mouse in the crotch, years ago. Ouch.

3. Miley Cyrus.
In 2009, Miley was banned in China when she posted a racist picture of herself, making what appeared to be slanted eyes. Chinese foreign minister, Yang Jiechi made a statement soon after saying, “Miss Cyrus has made it clear she is no friend of China or anyone of East Asian descent. We have no interest in further polluting our children’s minds with her American ignorance.”

4. Salman Khan.
According to reports that surfaced in 2015, Salman couldn't travel to Britain after the Supreme Court cancelled a court order that had put on hold his five year jail term in the 1998 poaching case. However, in 2017, he finally performed in UK after a 12-year hiatus, so we're guessing the ban was lifted or exceptions were made.

5. Katy Perry. (Photo).
Reportedly, because Katy wore a sunflower dress during a performance in Taipei in 2015, and even waved the Taiwanese flag during the concert, she was banned in China in 2017. The reason for the outrage was that the sunflower had been adopted by anti-China protesters, and so her dress was deemed anti-national by China.

6. Selena Gomez.
The singer, actor and social activist was allegedly banned from Russia over her political opinions and for supporting gay rights. She was also banned from China in 2016, for posting a picture with the Dalai Lama years ago. This isn't the first time though, Maroon 5, Bon Jovi, Linkin Park, Harrison Ford and Lady Gaga are other celebs who are banned in China for the same reason.

7. Kesha.
In 2013, Kesha’s concert in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, was canceled and she tweeted this - "To be clear. I did NOT cancel. I was not allowed to play. And then I was going to play anyways and was threatened with imprisonment." The reason? The authorities believed she would "hurt cultural and religious sensitivities".

8. Paris Hilton.
In 2010, Paris pled guilty to drug charges in Las Vegas, which is why she was later denied entry in Japan when she decided to enter the country days later when landed in her private jet.

9. Gigi Hadid.
Gigi has been banned from China indefinitely in 2017, after a video of the model holding a Buddha cookie and squinted her eyes went viral. This racist gesture hasn't been forgotten by China.

10. Brad Pitt.
After his film, Seven Years in Tibet, was a roaring success, the actor faced a ban in China which lasted for over 20 years - up until 2016. All because he played the part of an Austrian mountain climber, Heinrich Harrer, who befriends the Dalai Lama during the period of China’s takeover of Tibet.

In Australia what would cause a ban because of the culture we have? The only thing that I can think of is drugs..but could be wrong with that.

Comments if you wish.


  4 months ago
I went to see Kevin Bloody Wilson in the 80’s. Utter filth oozed from his mouth. If he can be on stage in Australia then anyone can!


  4 months ago
Well there was a lot in there I didn’t know so thanks for the read B and have a great Wednesday, I WILL catch you on site we keep missing each other.


  4 months ago
Some English woman was banned from coming here to be on Celebrity Big Brother but I can't remember who she was (and didn't care anyway!)


  4 months ago
Great read. Thank you.


  4 months ago
Well I would ban Paris Hilton on principal.

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