Lady Gaga


Forget glory. Lady Gaga is on the edge of controversy—again.

Outraged government officials in Thailand are lashing out at Mother Monster over a stunt Gaga pulled when she tied the country's flag to the back of a motorcycle she rode on stage while scantily dressed during a May 25 concert in Bangkok.

Per Reuters, Thailand's Culture Ministry called the use of the flag while wearing a Thai headdress and bikini "offensive" and "inappropriate" as well as disrespectful to the Thai people, and has filed a formal police complaint over the matter.

But authorities reportedly don't intend to prosecute Lady Gaga.

This isn't the first uproar the "Bad Romance" singer has caused during her visit to the country. Gaga also took heat from more than a few Thais when she tweeted that she planned to buy a fake Rolex at one of Bangkok's numerous street markets.

And previously, of course, the songstress was banned from performing in predominantly Muslim Indonesia and not granted a permit for a June 3 show in Jakarta after Islamic critics objected to her risqué routine, claiming it was an affront to children's morality.

While expressing disappointment at having to cancel the gig in Indonesia, Lady Gaga has since moved on and is currently in Australia continuing the Pacific leg of her "Born This Way Ball" world trek.

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