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“So just where you think you’re goin’ there, boy…”

from the NY Daily News

Denied! No U.S. visa for Boy George

Monday, June 23rd 2008, 12:41 PM

Boy George won't be touring the U.S. as planned.Kitwood/Getty

Give the Boy a break!
 
U.S. Customs is denying Boy George his visa, cutting off his hopes for a U.S. tour. 
 
The denial comes after the British pop icon’s offer to show his appreciation for the Department of Sanitation of New York (DSNY) and play a free concert for their Family Day on August 17.  George got to know the DSNY in 2006 when he swept the streets of New York while serving a community service sentence.  

“I’m pretty devastated because I am so excited about this forthcoming tour, and having my visa application denied seems unfair after I swept the streets of New York spotless,” George tells PaperMag. “I committed a crime and I happily paid the consequences, and I should be allowed to move on and get on with what I do best – and that is performing and making people dance and cry!”

[ click to read full article at NYDailyNews.com ]

Posted on June 25, 2008 by Editor

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