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Bandung municipality bans `Peterporn' stars

  • Yuli Tri Suwarni

    The Jakarta Post

Jakarta   /   Tue, June 15 2010   /  12:07 pm

Bandung Mayor Dada Rosada issued a letter Monday banning public appearances by the three celebrities caught up in the high-profile sex videos that have been widely distributed since June 7. The ban on public appearances by Ariel or Nazriel Ilham, former lead singer of band Peterpan, actress Luna Maya and TV host Cut Tari, has been imposed until their legal process is over. Dada also ordered the Public Order officers (Satpol PP) to remove all banners and advertisement boards featuring the three stars. "In principle, any activities involving the three celebrities have been banned in Bandung," Dada told reporters in Bandung, Monday. The ban is not out of character for the mayor. Dada formerly banned dangdut (Bollywood-inspired pop music) singer Dewi Persik for fear her public appearance would damage the city's image. Dada said the widespread distribution of the porn...