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Hollywood Celebs Step Up Protests Against Hotels Owned By Anti-gay Sultan « Cbs Los Angeles

New laws in Brunei also make is legal to rape a wife if she is over the age of 13. L.A. Confidential Magazine and Ciroc vodka hosted a Grammy pre-party at the hotel Thursday evening. December/January cover man John Legend was scheduled to appear and play music. But Legend vocally pulled out from performing at the event and said he had no intention of showing up. These policies are heinous and certainly dont represent Johns view website values or the spirit of the event, a representative for Legend said in a statement. She added: John does not, in any way, wish to further enrich the Sultan while he continues to enforce these brutal laws. Protesters outside the hotel told partygoers to turn away. KCAL9s reference Brittney Hopper said the protesters praised Legend for canceling. I expect most celebrities will follow his lead and stay away from the Beverly Hills Hotel, Leigh Shelton said.
Source: http://losangeles.cbslocal.com/2015/02/05/hollywood-celebs-step-up-protests-against-hotels-owned-by-anti-gay-sultan/

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