Beyonce's "I Am ..." tour stops in Egypt this coming Friday, November 6. For the second time in a few weeks, controversy is brewing, this time with Islamists officials over Bey's one-night performance.
Beyonce's "I Am ..." tour stops in Egypt this coming Friday, November 6, at the Red Sea resort of Port Ghalib but controversy is already brewing over the one-night appearance, CNN.com reports.
Islamist Egyptian Member of Parliament Hamdi Hassan, part of the conservative Muslim Brotherhood, is opposed to the pop diva's concert, saying: "The government is trying to make people indulge in sin." He claims the singer, "who appears naked in her clips," and her performance is a violation to the Sharia Islamic religious law.
A few weeks ago, Beyonce decided to postpone her October 25 show in Malaysia after the Pan-Malaysian Islamic Party protested the event, claiming to would promote further "Western sexy performances."