Winnipeg Free Press - PRINT EDITION
Posted: 04/19/2013 1:00 AM | Comments: 0
SEOUL, South Korea -- A major South Korean broadcaster says it has banned PSY's new music video because the rapper is shown abusing public property.
The Gentleman video opens with PSY kicking a cone that says "no parking."
State-funded KBS said Thursday the scene doesn't meet its standards as a public broadcaster. Two spokesmen say KBS has banned other videos for similar reasons in the past.
They spoke anonymously because they say it is the broadcaster's company policy.
Gentleman was released last week on YouTube as a follow-up to PSY's viral Gangnam Style. It features a fast-paced electro-pop song and has surpassed 139 million views.
Gangnam Style brought the 35-year-old singer global fame. It is YouTube's most watched video with 1.5 billion views since its release last summer.
-- The Associated Press
Republished from the Winnipeg Free Press print edition April 19, 2013 D2
Have you found an error, or know of something we’ve missed in one of our stories? Please use the form below and let us know.
Having problems with the form?Contact Us Directly
Spotify's Top 10 most streamed tracks
Spotify's Top 10 most viral tracks
Selena's dad: Mixed feelings about fans marking star's death
Music Review: Darius Rucker shines on 4th country album
Arcade Fire, Deadmau5 face backlash with Tidal campaign
Review: Ringo Starr's latest recalls Fab times and vibes
5 artists who put Ron Sexsmith in a good mood
Def Leppard frontman on maintaining the stamina to play live
PlayStation gets Spotify, replacing Sony's own music service
Taylor Swift wins artist of the year at iHeartRadio Awards
Weiland says he didn't want another 'arty' record