The U.K. has taken a page from the folks Down Under in Australia and deemed Tyler, The Creator unfit to breathe their air.
The Odd Future frontman revealed that six-year-old lyrics (most likely from his ghastly breakout project, Bastard) has gotten him banned from England for at least three years.
“BASED ON LYRICS FROM 2009 I AM NOT ALLOWED IN THE UK FOR 3-5 YEARS ( although i was there 8 weeks ago) THAT IS WHY THE SHOWS WERE CANCELLED,” he told his millions of Twitter followers yesterday, August 27.
The new revelation has forced the Los Angeles native to scrap a mini-European trek in support of his new album, Cherry Bomb. At the tail end of July of this year, a similar misogynistic lyrics reason was given for his ban in Australia.’
The U.K. Home Office government department released a statement fairly addressing Tyler’s ban, telling The Guardian: “Coming to the U.K. is a privilege, and we expect those who come here to respect our shared values. The Home Secretary has the power to exclude an individual if she considers that his or her presence in the U.K. is not conducive to the public good or if their exclusion is justified on public policy grounds.”
As history has shown us time and time again, banning an artist only increases their notoriety.
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