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Celebrities that have been banned from other countries (15 Photos)
Beyonce is banned from Malaysia because the government has deemed her shows too sexy for the general public.
Lady Gaga’s performances are also apparently too much, because she’s banned from Indonesia.
Alec Baldwin made a sex trafficking joke about the Philippines in 2009, and now he’s forbidden from entering the country because he’s an ‘undesirable alien.’
Chris Brown’s tribute show to Michael Jackson in the United Kingdom in 2011 was cancelled when the country denied him entry due to his abuse against Rihanna.
Martha Stewart and Chris Brown have something in common, as she’s not allowed in England due to her criminal conviction.
Because of his vulgarity, Jay Z can’t go to China.
Lindsey Lohan was almost banned from India when she couldn’t get a work visa. She illegally filmed a documentary as a tourist, and she may now be on their immigration blacklist.
The Rolling Stones have been banned from Japan as a whole due to their drug use.
Although not technically banned, the Beatles refused to go back to the Philippines after a violent uproar they experienced. While in the country to perform a couple of concerts, former President Ferdinand Marcos and his wife Imelda invited the band to a breakfast reception to perform. Their manager, Brian Epstein, refused the invitation because they didn’t usually do things like that, and this ‘snub’ caused public outrage. Crowds violently booed and jeered them, and when they tried to apologize on TV, the screens went black. They vowed never to return.
Brad Pitt is banned from China because he starred in
Seven Years in Tibet, which explores the Chinese military campaign in Tibet in 1950.
Harrison Ford can’t go to China because of his support of Tibet as well.
Martin Scorsese is also banned from China for making the movie
Kundun, which portrays the life of Tibet’s 14th Dalai Lama.
Akon starred in a music video with bikini-clad women dancing around a statue of Buddha, which got him banned from Sri Lanka.
Hayden Panettiere has a warrant out for her arrest in Japan. Being a big advocate for protecting marine life, Panettiere interfered with one of their dolphin hunts.
Snoop Dogg was caught with marijuana in an airport in Norway, and was banned from the country for 2 years.