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Tuesday, October 12, 2010
Adam Lambert Tones Down For Malaysia
It’s good that Adam Lambert has put his ego aside (by not cancelling his Malaysian show) and thinks about his fans first, Malaysian fans, that is.
In less than 48 hours, Adam is set to rock out in KL for the Malaysian leg of his Glam Nation tour. As expected, there are pressures from political parties to cancel the show due to the artiste’s ties to “gay culture”. "Adam Lambert's shows... are outrageous, with lewd dancing and a gay performance that includes him kissing male dancers," PAS youth leader Nasrudin Hasan told Reuters. "This is not good for people in our country."
Luckily for Adam’s Malaysian fans, he is fully aware of the delicate situation and is going on with the show. The openly gay star tweeted that he's dialing back the flamboyant man-on-man action for the Malaysian leg of his Glam Nation tour: "While I don't believe that my glamnation tour is in any way offensive, I have agreed to make a few minor adjustments out of respect for the Malaysian government. Looking forward to a fun show."
We’re glad Adam is up to the challenge of modifying his show to adhere to the cultural sensitivities. Aren’t you glad that he didn’t say: “Sc*** Malaysia, I’m not altering my show for them.” Cos, we know that some celebs have just cancelled their shows in Malaysia in the past when they were asked to tone down.
Thank you, Adam. Hopefully, the show will go on fabulously in 2 days' time. I’m all for Glam Nation, not damn nation.