Lady GaGa Accused of Illegally Making Money by Performing in Russia


Lady GaGa


According to a politician, the 'Bad Romance' singer has violated immigration laws in Russia by performing for money while on a tourist visa.

Lady GaGa is accused of breaking immigration laws in Russia. The pop superstar was allegedly on a tourist visa when making money from playing shows in the country's St. Petersburg and Moscow as part of her Monster Ball World Tour last year.

St. Petersburg lawmaker Vitaly Milonov has filed the request with the Prosecutor General's office to assess whether GaGa has violated Russia's immigration or tax laws. Milonov reported that GaGa received $1.1 million for the St. Petersburg show alone.

"The visas issued were of the basic cultural exchange sort, which does not grant their bearers the right to engage in any commercial activity," a spokesperson from the office explained. The cases could now be forwarded to the Foreign Ministry and the Federal Migration Service for further investigation.

GaGa, who has been very vocal about gay rights, was also accused of promoting homosexuality in her concert. In December, Milonov, who is also a supporter of St. Petersburg's gay propaganda ban, announced that he had filed an application with the St. Petersburg Prosecutor's Office regarding the singer.

He claimed that the Mother Monster's concert promoted homosexuality among children, that she used the Russian flag inappropriately, and that she slandered Russia.

© AceShowbiz.com


MORE FROM NEWS

Leave a Comment

Required fields are marked with *

   

TODAY'S HEADLINES

  1. Jamie Foxx Dumps Katie Holmes Over Her Scientology Drama
  2. Robert De Niro Has a Blowout Fight With Wife Grace Hightower
  3. Kris Jenner Is Ready to Fight for Full Custody of Rob's Daughter Dream
  4. Khloe Kardashian Is 'Begging' Tristan Thompson to Propose
  5. Kylie Jenner and Tyga Make Out in Front of Son Cairo and Other Kids
  6. Karlie Kloss Flashes Major Sideboob as She Goes Braless at a Charity Event
  7. Prince Harry Plans to Move to the U.S. Once He Marries Meghan Markle
  8. Cheryl Shows Off Bulging Baby Bump as She Officially Announces Pregnancy
  9. Angelina Jolie Backtracks Her Comment After She's Warned to Stop Trashing Brad Pitt
  10. Kim Kardashian Suffers Nip Slip in Racy Corset Top

CELEBS PHOTO