Last updated: 01:00 AM ET, Fri September 25 2015

Australia Not Amused With Chris Brown's Past, Country Considers Denying Entry

Entertainment | Gabe Zaldivar | September 25, 2015

Australia Not Amused With Chris Brown's Past, Country Considers Denying Entry

Photo via Instagram

Raise your hands if you can easily visit Australia with little dustup from the country’s government. Not so fast, Chris Brown.

The Associated Press reports the 26-year-old singer with a tumultuous past is having a rather difficult time securing entry into Australia for upcoming dates.

The report quotes Michaelia Cash who previously served as the assistant minister for Immigration and Border Control.

She offered a public piece of advice for the new Immigration Minister, Peter Dutton, who now has a very famous name on his docket.

Cash states, “People need to understand if you are going to commit domestic violence and then you want to travel around the world, there are going to be countries that say to you: 'You cannot come in because you are not of the character we expect in Australia.’”

Cash continued, “This is a government that is not afraid to say: ‘no.’”

CNN has further response from Cash who was careful to note that she would not have the final word.

Cash states, “I'm clearly not going to preempt a decision by the minister, however I can assure you what my strong recommendation would be.”

And there is precedent, which paints a grim picture for Brown, who is hoping to enter the country in December.

According to CNN, Cash intimated that she had a hand in denying an “unidentified sportsman” amid her previous duties.

CNN informs and reminds: “Australian media identified the sportsman in question as Floyd Mayweather, the boxing champion who has pleaded guilty to domestic violence charges at least three separate times.”

As reported, a petition to keep Brown off Australian shores has reached 10,000 signatures.

The outrage stems from the 2009 assault charges, to which Brown pleaded guilty, which stemmed from an altercation with then-girlfriend Rihanna.

If Australia does deny Brown, this will mark the third country that has thrown a roadblock in his direction.

The United Kingdom as well as Canada have both denied Brown entry to perform within its borders.

For more information on Australia

For more Entertainment News


You may use your Facebook account to add a comment, subject to Facebook's Terms of Service and Privacy Policy. Your Facebook information, including your name, photo & any other personal data you make public on Facebook will appear with your comment, and may be used on Click here to learn more.