Yesterday, Gigi Hadidannounced she wouldn't be participating in Victoria's Secret Fashion Show this year in China and it's rumored it's because she couldn't secure a visa. (Don't judge: We were already chilling the champers for our annual viewing party on November 28.) The glittering spectacle - set to tape in Shanghai for the first time ever - has reportedly been plagued with travel-related issues, and Page Six went so far as to dub the lingerie-filled bonanza "an global media crisis." Oof. The sunflower was a symbol of anti-Chinese protestors in 2014.
Perry meanwhile was supposedly banned because she wore a Taiwanese flag during a 2015 concert in Taipei.
"For every artist who wants to perform in China, officials comb through their social media and press reports to see if they have done anything deemed to be offensive to the country", the source told Page Six.
Ed Razek, the executive producer of the show, told People magazine that Harry will perform alongside Grammy Award-winning musician Miguel, and Chinese singer and Tony Award-winner, Jane Zhang.
That's how the cookie crumbles: Gigi meanwhile was reportedly because of a "racist" video she posted back in February of her pulling a face in a lighthearted imitation of a Buddha cookie.
Model Adriana Lima's visa has been held up due to an ongoing "diplomatic problem". Rumors say that hers would also be canceled. Media outlets are also facing difficulties with accessing the Mercedes-Benz Arena to shoot the event. Lady Gaga, Justin Bieber and Maroon 5 are on that list.
Additionally, the retailer hit a record $18 billion in just 13 hours, eclipsing last year's record of $17.8 billion in 24 hours. With those numbers, not Black Friday, Cyber Monday or Valentine's Day, can compete with Singles' Day as of yet.
Paul Jacobs, Executive Chairman and Chairman of the Board of Qualcomm Inc . said this about the potential acquisition. Qualcomm investors would get a $60 payment and $10 of equity in Broadcom for every share of Qualcomm stock they own.
Apple has pushed back the release of its smart speaker, the Home Pod - now saying the device isn't expected until next year. If HomePod isn't shipping by March we may be waiting until late June before it shows up on store shelves.
On Twitter, users debated the fate of the sticker. "It's just our freedom of speech and we're exercising it", she said. Karen Fonseca says she's been repeatedly stopped by law officers, but that they have no grounds to issue a citation.
The quake was said to have a magnitude of 7.3, although earlier reports said it had been 7.2, according to Daily Mail . State TV said at least six people were killed and many others injured in the town of Qasr-e Shirin.
A fourth quarter Saints field goal made it 24-16, but Washington responded with a touchdown that padded the lead to 31-16. After losing the toss for OT, the Saints forced a punt and drove 51 yards in three plays for the winning field goal.
The Chelsea wide-man has not played since going off injured during last month's defeat against his former club Crystal Palace . Liverpool face Southampton this weekend and then travel to Seville in Spain for their Champions League match.
He cited a fear of assassination and Hezbollah's "sowing strife" in the Arab world as his reasons for stepping down. France's foreign minister is expected in Saudi Arabia on Wednesday to meet with Hariri and Saudi officials.
Last year, Angel Elsa Hosk notably wore a dragon on the runway, which many thought turned Chinese culture into a literal costume. Top model Gigi Hadid backed out of the show following allegations that she "discriminated" against Chinese people.
Italy have failed to qualify for the 2018 World Cup after the Azzurri could only draw with Sweden at San Siro on Monday night. But while its defense forms the backbone of the Italy team, its midfield and attack are made up mainly of foreign players.
Vietnam President Tran Dai Quang (left) with US President Donald Trump (right) in the central Vietnamese city of Danang on Friday. Trump has pulled the United States out of the Pacific Rim trade pact known as the Trans-Pacific Partnership.
After weathering an early storm, including a potential penalty call, Morocco scored two goals in the space of five minutes. The failure to reach the World Cup after being ever-present since 2006 will put pressure on coach Marc Wilmots.
The Congress on Sunday hinted that its impasse with Patidar Anamat Andolan Samiti (PAAS) had been resolved, ANI reported. The BJP has already announced 106 candidates out of the total 182 seats in the two lists that have been released so far.
Within minutes of upgrade the Government's Chief Economic Advisor Arvind Subramanian tweeted, "Moody's India rating upgrade. 1. The upgrade is likely to have a positive rub-off effect on equities, rupee , and bonds, industry insiders said.
France, which voted in favor of renewing the mandate for the Joint Investigative Mechanism (JIM), also expressed alarm. The Russian text is unlikely to garner the nine votes required for adoption, diplomats said.
The first movie starred Timothy Olyphant ( Justified ) in the leading role and Rupert Friend ( Homeland ) in the second movie. Produced by Kolstad, Adrian Askarieh and Chuck Gordon, Hulu's Hitman does not yet have a release date.
Berganza started work for DC in 1992 and worked on numerous high-profile comics, including the recent Dark Nights: Metal . While some people have praised DC for parting ways with Berganza, his firing has caused some controversy online.
Both teams needed a point to qualify for the global soccer phenomenon which will be hosted by Russian Federation . Morocco and Tunisia qualified for the World Cup on Saturday, taking Africa's last two places.
In an earlier article covering the topic , we noted that Twitter meant to take a look at how it verified public figures. On Thursday morning Twitter announced it would pause its verification process indefinitely.
She adds: "I am sorry for this and I apologise for it". "Number 10 must answer questions about their complicity in this scandal". Patel's meetings in Israel were arranged by Tory peer Lord Polak, honorary president of the Conservative Friends of Israel.