Saturday 16 December 2017

Lady Gaga may go to the ball alone

It isn't clear whether Lady Gaga will be able to perform in Indonesia
It isn't clear whether Lady Gaga will be able to perform in Indonesia

Lady Gaga is as confused as anyone about whether she will be allowed to perform in Indonesia.

Islamic hard-liners have threatened violence, saying the Bad Romance singer's sexy clothes and provocative dance moves could corrupt youth.

Police initially denied a permit for the Born This Way Ball but are now hinting that the concert could ahead if the pop diva tones down the show.

Gaga tweeted yesterday: "The Jakarta situation is 2-fold: Indonesian authorities demand I censor the show & religious extremist separately, are threatening violence. If the show does go on as scheduled, I will perform the BTWBall alone."

What she meant was not clear, and her promoters have not commented.

Indonesia, a predominantly Muslim nation of 240 million people, was supposed to be the biggest show on Lady Gaga's Asian tour.

Press Association

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