Why Justin Bieber Got Banned from Performing in China

The Beijing Municipal Bureau of Culture issued an injunction against the twenty-three-year-old pop star, Justin Bieber, who was in the middle of a global tour, prohibiting him from performing in China. (On Monday, Bieber announced that he was cutting his tour short.) “Justin Bieber is a gifted singer,” the bureau acknowledged, in a statement released on July 21st. “But in order to maintain order in the Chinese market and purify the Chinese performance environment, it is not suitable to bring in badly behaved entertainers.”

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