Gary Glitter

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One night in Bangkok…was all the Thai people could stomach of Gary Glitter. Though that's apparently one night more than Hong Kong could handle.

After getting deported from Vietnam, denied entry into Thailand, rejected from Hong Kong and sent dejectedly (and just as unwelcome) back to Bangkok, the erstwhile British glam rocker has finally agreed, basically by process of elimination, to return to his native England.

The 64-year-old '80s star found himself racking up the frequent flier miles this week in the wake of his release, after nearly three years, from a Vietnam prison, where he was serving time for child molestation.

So far, a total of 19 nations have preemptively announced they will not grant him entry.

"We have to expel him to Britain, his homeland and the only country which must allow him to enter as he's a national," Col. Voravat Amornvivat, a spokesman for the immigration service, told Agence France-Presse.

"He's likely to leave tonight, but as of now we still can't confirm his flight."

While Glitter was initially expected to head straight to London from Vietnam following his release from prison Tuesday, he took advantage of a layover in Bangkok and refused to reboard his flight. After spending the night in the capital's airport, getting deemed a persona non grata in the Asian nation, he found himself equally as unwelcome in Hong Kong, getting sent back to Thailand after just a few hours.

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