Wednesday 16 May 2012, 11:45 | By

Lady Gaga denied Indonesian visa

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Lady Gaga has been refused a working visa to perform in Indonesia, after protesters there threatened to cause “chaos” outside a planned Gaga concert, a spokesman for the country’s national police, Saud Usman Nasution, has told Reuters.

The show was due to take place in Jakarta on 3 Jun and is the second on the singer’s current tour to attract protest, although a performance in Seoul, South Korea did go ahead despite local opposition.

As previously reported, the chairman of the Jakarta branch of the Islamic Defenders’ Front Salim Alatas recently told AFP: “We will stop her from setting foot on our land. She had better not dare spread her satanic faith in this country. Her style is vulgar, her sexual and indecent clothes will destroy our children’s sense of morality. She’s very dangerous”.

Gaga and her people are yet to comment.

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