Top 5 Celebrities Banned From Foreign Countries. These famous celebrities are all banned from big countries. Brad Pitt and Miley Cyrus are both banned from China for different reasons. Find out who the other banned celebrities are and what they are banned for!
5 Miley Cyrus – China
After posting an inappropriate photo with her eyes slanted on her website, Miley was accused of mocking Asian people. As a result, Miley was banned from China. In fact, China not only banned Cyrus, they also banned any broadcasts of her TV shows, movies and all of her merchandise.
4 Chris Brown – UK
Chris Brown has been denied entry into the UK based on his 2009 felony assault conviction after he brutally beat former girlfriend Rihanna during an argument in his car. An official reported that the UK banned Chris as a safety concern due to his criminal past.
3 Akon – Sri Lanka
Akon has been banned from Sri Lanka as a result of his actions in one of his music video’s. A scene in his video, “Hot Chick,” features a large group of girls wearing bikinis in a pool, with a Buddha statue in the background. This controversial scene provoked violent demonstrations from a variety of cultural and religious groups.
2 Brad Pitt – China
Brad Pitt is banned from entering China because he starred in Seven Years in Tibet, which more or less promoted Tibetan independence from China, and compared Chinese people to the Nazi regime. Director Jean-Jacques Annaud and actor David Thewlis were also banned from entering China because of their involvement in the film.
1 Snoop Dogg/Lion – Where do we start?
Snoop Dogg, or Snoop Lion, clearly tops the list, as he has been banned from many countries. Mostly because of drug-related issues and his extensive criminal record. After an incident at London airport, Snoop Dogg was slapped with a lifetime ban from entering the United Kingdom, as well as flying with British Airlines. He has also been banned from countries such as Australia and Norway.