Ke$ha’s aggressive, hard partying and sexually forward persona might play well in the United States, but in Malaysia, it’s a whole different story. The starlet was scheduled to perform in the Asian nation on Saturday evening, but after reviewing her application and probably checking out some footage on YouTube, government leaders decided their citizens didn’t need to see her act live. So, they officially pulled the permit and let the organizers know the gig wasn’t going to happen.

According to CNN, promoters tried desperately to work with the Malaysian government to figure out a way to get approval. They reportedly volunteered to alter her wardrobe, to change her lyrics and to only let her play certain songs, but none of those olive branches were enough to change anything. The cancelled concert is a big blow to Ke$ha’s fans from Kuala Lumpur, and it’s a big blow to the organizers who will reportedly lose $350,000 as a result of the cancellation.

Here’s what the singer had to say about the incident on Twitter

People should be allowed to consume whatever content they want to pay for, provided it doesn’t involve people who can’t/ won’t give consent, but in practice, that’s just not the way the whole world operates. There are a lot of countries who would rather keep more explicit performances and attitudes out. So, if you’re gonna act outrageously, cancelled concerts are always going to be a possibility. Malaysia in particular has a noted history of censorship.

It’s highly unlikely there’s one specific thing Ke$ha could have done differently to change the outcome, but one would imagine her Instagram account didn’t help. Still, something tells me she’s not exactly a woman prone to regrets.

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