Monday, February 9th, 2009

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Miley Cyrus has been accused of racism after a controversial photo was published. The following photo, capsule distributed online, story is of Cyrus and friends pulling their eyes slanted while sitting next to an unidentified Asian American. Cyrus has yet to comment, but Asian American groups have already called for an apology. And now the Chinese government is also taking a stand:  The Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the People’s Republic of China has announced the immediate barring of Miley Cyrus from entering the country. The government has also banned any broadcast of her TV show, films and any sales of merchandise. The ban is currently indefinite. An anonymous source hinted that Cyrus plans to fly to Beijing to perform for the Premier’s children in hopes of persuading him to lift the ban.

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