Beyonce Postpones Concert In Malaysia After Protest Threats
Posted on Mon Oct 19, 2009 08:45 AM PDT

beyoncepostpones200.jpg LOS ANGELES, California (X17online) - Beyonce Knowles has postponed a concert in Malaysia after protests from Muslim conservatives in the Pan-Malaysian Islamic Party. The group is concerned that the concert would be immoral and promote "Western sexy performances."

Beyonce was supposed to perform at a venue in Kuala Lumpur on October 25, and the event's organizer released a statement confirming that a future date would be announced shortly, according to Access Hollywood. “The postponement is solely (the) decision of the artist and has nothing to do with other external reasons,” the statement read.

When performing in Malaysia, government rules require female artists to cover up from their shoulders to their knees, with absolutely no cleavage showing. Last month, the event organizer, Marctensia addressed concerns over Beyonce's typically risque wardrobe, saying “all parties have come to an amicable understanding” about costumes.

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