Lady Gaga angers Islam and Muslims with London Fashion Week burqa
Religious groups have taken offence at Lady Gaga's outfit worn to the Phillip Treacy show at London Fashion Week. The star arrived at the show wearing a burqa covered in raccoon tails - although she has not confirmed or denied whether they were real fur.
"That comes across as a clear insult to Muslims and Islam," said a Chicago-based representative of a number of Muslim groups to the Chicago Sun Times. The spokesman did not want to be identified. Rumours suggest Lady Gaga's security has been increased since she wore the outfit, in case of retaliation from relgious extremists.
The newspaper also claims activists are planning to throw paint or faeces at the star. (continue reading...)