Katy Perry banned from China ahead of Victoria's Secret show

Katy Perry is ‘banned indefinitely’ from China Here is Why

Perry slipped into a sparkling chartreuse dress dotted with sunflowers, just one of the array of technicolor looks she's brought on her Prismatic tour, and performed in front of a microphone stand in the shape of a giant sunflower.

Gigi Hadid shocked everyone yesterday when she revealed she wasn't walking in the 2017 Victoria's Secret Fashion Show. Katy has now joined the likes of Lady Gaga, Justin Bieber, Maroon 5, Oasis, and Björk, who have all been banned from entering China. The paper says she was told she'd be granted a visa, only to have the decision reversed after Chinese officials got wind of a 2015 performance in Taiwan in which Perry wore a dress adorned with sunflowers-a flower associated with anti-China protesters-and donned the flag representing Taiwan as a cape. Sunflowers were apparently the adopted symbol for Taiwanese anti-China protesters, and at the time, caused global outrage in the communist nation.

To drive her point home, Perry also waved a Taiwanese flag during the concert in show of support for the country, which has been butting heads with China for years over its independence.

The star's reported ban from China follows a similar punishment which was handed out to Gigi Hadid by Chinese authorities.

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Models Julia Belyakova, Kate Grigorieva, and Irina Sharipova have also reportedly been denied visas ahead of the Victoria's Secret Fashion Show. Earlier this year, she came under fire for "racism" after her fellow model and sister Bella, shared a since-deleted video of her laughing and squinting her eyes while holding a cookie featuring the face of a samurai.

Several other models have apparently struggled to obtain visas to walk in the show, which is due to take place in Shanghai on Monday.

Metro.co.uk has reached out to Katy's reps for comment.

She is being replaced in the show by Harry Styles.



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