Palestinian Activists vow to close Rihanna Concert in Malaysia: Leather Tights a problem, Barbadian Singer pledges to conform to regulations

Where do Rihanna’s taxes go? Barbados or USA? Over in Kuala Lumpur, they get a notion that the Bajan entertainer feeds the coffers of Uncle Sam, as such a group supporting Palestine’s cause in the Middle East says for those reasons and the fact Rihanna flaunts her body then she should not be allowed entry for a concert over there;-

…Federal Territory Youth chief Kamaruzaman Mohamad said inviting the Barbados-born singing sensation to Malaysia was “akin to insulting eastern culture, belittling local artistes, intentionally causing losses to the country’s economy and supporting Israel’s war policy, which is supported by America“.

The PAS wing said it also found the Grammy award winner to be unsuitable because she often performed suggestively and wore skimpy, sexy outfits.

Kamaruzaman said local concert sponsor Celcom should give priority to eastern cultures and local artistes.

He said Rihanna’s appearance here would result in an outflow of local currency to the United States, and in turn, cause loss to the country and suffering to the Palestinians.

He reasoned that the United States supplies arms to its ally Israel from contributions and taxes collected from Americans.

Meanwhile one of the show’s sponsors says questions should be asked before assumptions are made, and a negative judgment should not be handed down since Rihanna is fully aware of the fact Malaysia is an Islamic-Asian society. Her own political views are not even tied to her performances;-

…Celcom chief executive officer Datuk Seri Shazalli Ramly said Celcom was just the concert sponsor.

“{Rihanna} has agreed to follow the regulations,” he said, adding that the organiser, Pineapple Concerts, had already made arrangements with the singer and the Culture, Arts and Heritage Ministry was informed of her performance.

Kelana Jaya MP Loh Gwo Burne said he did not think anyone should impose his or her own moral views on others, and that Rihanna should not be “deemed guilty by association“.

For me, it seems Kuala Lumpur is taking up the silliness-slack left by Afghanistan’s Taleban militia? I also recall in UAE when a woman drove her hubby to hospital as he had a heart attack, she gets arrested for driving since woman are not allowed to operate vehicles!

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  1. I adore her music, and her sense of fashion is so chic!


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