Is your sensitivity challenged? (Image: www.jefusion.com)
Censorship has always been a big deal here and it doesn't look like it's going to change any time soon. Take a look at some things that have been banned in the past:
Back in 2013, singer-songwriter Ke$ha was slated to perform in Kuala Lumpur, only to have her concert cancelled when the authorities decided that cultural and religious sensitivities would be harmed because of it
. Prior to the cancellation, the artiste and her team had agreed to change the lyrics and her wardrobe. Event organiser, Livescape, lost RM 1.1 million because of the ban.
50 Shades of Grey Movie
The movie adaptation of E.L. James’ best-seller was found unacceptable for the country for its sexual content. However, the book is still available in stores.
A Singaporean Ballet Troupe
Four years ago, Malaysia banned a dance troupe from Singapore
because of their indecent tutus and tights.
Thirst 2015: We Are All Stardust Concert
The event was banned
after an outcry from lawmakers and the public.
Ultraman comic book
An edition of Ultraman: The Ultra Power
was banned for containing elements
that could potentially threaten public security and morals.