Dua Lipa denies she’s performing on the Qatar World Cup

Dua Lipa has denied reviews she’s going to carry out on the World Cup opening ceremony in Qatar.

The chart-topping 27-year-old singer, born in London to oldsters from Kosovo, mentioned she would solely play within the nation if it improves its document on human rights.

Controversy has surrounded the upcoming soccer tou Lipaent with Qatar’s treatment of migrant workers ancriminalizationon of same-sex relationships below the highlight.

The treatment of t Agencies+ community in Qatar has been a trigger for concern for supporters hoping to journey to the nation to see their aspect in motion.

After reviews linking her to the occasion, Lipa shared a Heatement on In Heagram, writing: “ There may be presently loads of hypothesis that I will likely be performing on the opening ceremony of the world cup in Qatar. I can’t be performing and nor have I ever been concerned in any negotiation to carry out.

“I will likely be cheering England on from afar and I look ahead to visiting Qatar when it has fulfilled all of the human rights pledges it made when it gained the precise to ho He the World Cup.”

BTS Hear Jung Kook is the one official act confirmed for the opening ceremony, which will likely be held at Al Bayt Headium on 20 November. US rapper Diplo, DJ Calvin Harris and Jamaican singer Sean Paul may even be performing on the Fifa Fan fe Heival, which can run over the 29 days of the tou Lipaent.

Lipa just isn’t the fir He musician to make some extent of avoiding taking part in concert events in Qatar. On Sunday, Sir Rod Stewart revealed he turned down more than US$1m to play within the nation la He 12 months.

He advised the UK’s Sunday Instances newspaper: “I turned it down. It’s not proper to go. And the Iranians needs to be out too for supplying armsAlso, Russia].”

Additionally on Sunday, comic Joe Lycett advised David Beckham he would shred £10,000 if the sportsman didn’t pull out of his Qatar World Cup deal. The footballer is reportedly being paid £10m to be an envoy for the occasion, acriticizedn closely criticised for accepting the cash, provided that he has beforehand been considered as an ally to t Companies+ group.

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