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Lady Gaga Cancels Indonesia Concert on Security Fears

posted on May 29, 2012

Reuters reports that Lady Gaga canceled a concert planned for June 3 in Indonesia’s capital, Jakarta, following objections and protests from some Islamic groups. Certainly Gaga, whose now-canceled “Born This Way Ball” concert was sold out, has many fans in Indonesia. But Salim Alatas, the head of the Islamic Defender Front, is not one of them. Reuters reports that Alatas called Gaga a “vulgar singer who wears only panties and a bra when she sings and she stated she is the envoy of the devil’s child and that she will spread satanic teaching.”

Read at Reuters