Lady Gaga is has been forced to cancel her sold-out show in Indonesia after Islamic hard-liners and conservative lawmakers, who stated that her sexy clothes and dance moves will corrupt the youth.
A Police spokesperson Boy Rafli Amar talked about that Tuesday that the permit for her June 3 “Born This Way Ball” concert had been denied.
The country has more Muslims than any other people it has a long history of history of religious tolerance, a small extremist fringe has become more vocal in recent years.
Hard liners has said that Lady Gaga suggestive nature of her show threatened to undermine the country’s moral fiber. Some threatened to use physical force to prevent her from stepping off the plane.
The show was going to be the biggest show on the list for Gaga Asian tour and its seats 52,000 so people are not going to be happy.
Permits usually are issued about three weeks before a concert in Jakarta, so it is common to sell tickets well ahead of receiving the permit. It was not immediately clear if the ticket sales would be refunded. The local promoter, Michael Rusli, could not be reached for comment.
A fan who had tickets to the show said:
“I’m very disappointed,”
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