Selena Gomez Cancels Russian Concerts After Being Denied Visa Amidst Anti-gay Speculation

Selena Gomez And George Shelley Reportedly Hang Out

I dont know whats going to happen, but Ive got to go. John did not discuss whether he had been granted a visa for entry into Russia at the time. Also on HuffPost: Loading Slideshow Tilda Swinton A photograph of the Academy Award-winning actress defending Russia’s beleaguered lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) community by holding a rainbow flag in front of Moscow’s Kremlin was released with the following statement via her spokesperson: “In solidarity. From Russia with love.” Read the full story here. Seth Wescott “The human rights stuff that’s going on, there’s a potential for it to be an incredibly negatively-overshadowed Olympics,” the two-time gold medal winning snowboarder told the Associated Press. Of his gay friends in snowboarding, he noted, “They’re wonderful human beings, and I think for them to be discriminated against is a crime.” Read the full story here. Madonna The Material Girl sparked controversy when she spoke out in defense of Russia’s LGBT community during a St. Petersburg stop on her MDNA World Tour last year. Performing in black lingerie with the words “No Fear” scrawled on her bare back, Madonna urged the audience — most wearing pink wrist bands distributed at the door — to “show your love and appreciation to the gay community.” “We want to fight for the right to be free,” she said at the time, Reuters reported. Click here for the full story. Johnny Weir The U.S. figure skater (pictured on left, with husband Victor Voronov) has spoken out against a planned boycott of the 2014 Winter Olympics in Sochi, warning that those hurt most would be the athletes who have “dedicated their lives to possibly having their lone life-changing moment.” “The Olympics are not a political statement, they are a place to let the world shine in peace and let them marvel at their youthful talents,” he wrote. “I respect the LGBT community full heartedly, but I implore the world not to boycott the Olympic Games because of Russias stance on LGBT rights or lack thereof.” Click here for the full story. Lady Gaga “The Russian government is criminal,” the Mother Monster tweeted in August. “Oppression will be met with revolution.

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(Photo by Jeff Vinnick/Getty Images) Selena Gomez IMAGE DISTRIBUTED FOR MTV – Selena Gomez performs at the close of the 2013 MTV Upfront, on Thursday, April 25, 2013 at the Beacon Theater in New York. (Photo by Scott Gries/Invision for MTV/AP Images) 2013 Radio Disney Music Awards – Show LOS ANGELES, CA – APRIL 27: Actress/recording artist Selena Gomez performs during the 2013 Radio Disney Music Awards at the Nokia Theatre L.A. Live on April 27, 2013 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Frederick M. Brown/Getty Images) 2013 Billboard Music Awards – Show LAS VEGAS, NV – MAY 19: Singer Selena Gomez performs onstage during the 2013 Billboard Music Awards at the MGM Grand Garden Arena on May 19, 2013 in Las Vegas, Nevada. (Photo by Ethan Miller/Getty Images) 2013 Billboard Music Awards – Show LAS VEGAS, NV – MAY 19: Singer Selena Gomez performs onstage during the 2013 Billboard Music Awards at the MGM Grand Garden Arena on May 19, 2013 in Las Vegas, Nevada. (Photo by Ethan Miller/Getty Images) Selena Gomez Singer Selena Gomez backstage at the MTV Movie Awards in Sony Pictures Studio Lot in Culver City, Calif., on Sunday April 14, 2013. (Photo by John Shearer/Invision for MTV/AP Images) Selena Gomez IMAGE DISTRIBUTED FOR MTV – Singer Selena Gomez perform onstage at the MTV Movie Awards in Sony Pictures Studio Lot in Culver City, Calif., on Sunday April 14, 2013. (Photo by Jordan Strauss/Invision for MTV/AP Images) Selena Gomez IMAGE DISTRIBUTED FOR MTV – Singer Selena Gomez perform onstage at the MTV Movie Awards in Sony Pictures Studio Lot in Culver City, Calif., on Sunday April 14, 2013. (Photo by Jordan Strauss/Invision for MTV/AP Images) MTV Europe Music Awards 2011 – Show BELFAST, NORTHERN IRELAND – NOVEMBER 06: MTV Europe Music Awards Hostess Selena Gomez performs onstage during the MTV Europe Music Awards 2011 live show at at the Odyssey Arena on November 6, 2011 in Belfast, Northern Ireland. (Photo by Dave Benett/Getty Images) 2011 People’s Choice Awards – Show LOS ANGELES, CA – JANUARY 05: Singer Selena Gomez onstage during the 2011 People’s Choice Awards at Nokia Theatre L.A. Live on January 5, 2011 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Christopher Polk/Getty Images for PCA) Selena Gomez U.S. pop singer Selena Gomez, center, performs during a concert in Montevideo, Uruguay, Saturday, Feb. 11, 2012.

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