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Robbie Williams stands by choice to carry out in Qatar for the World Cup regardless of backlash


Within the wake of his choice to carry out on the FIFA World Cup in Qatar, Robbie Williams reiterated that he’s not the man to go after.

Talking to Italian journal il Venerdi, the English singer shared “It could be hypocritical of me to not go…due to the locations that I do go to.”

With lingering questions surrounding human rights violations inside the Center Japanese nation, a number of followers of Williams are outraged with the “Angels” singer’s option to carry out. 

“I do not condone any abuses of human rights anyplace,” Williams defined. “However, that being mentioned, if we’re not condoning human rights abuses anyplace, then it will be the shortest tour the world has ever recognized: I would not even have the ability to carry out in my very own kitchen.”

Robbie Williams defended his decision to perform in Qatar for the World Cup.

Robbie Williams defended his choice to carry out in Qatar for the World Cup.
(Andreas Rentz)

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Williams double-downed, criticizing those that had been making unfavorable feedback concerning the scenario. “Anyone leaving messages saying ‘no to Qatar’ are doing so on Chinese language expertise,” Williams mentioned of on-line criticism.

“You get this microscope that goes ‘okay, these are the baddies, and we have to rally towards them’… I believe that the hypocrisy there’s that if we take that case on this place, we have to apply that unilaterally to the world. Then if we apply that unilaterally to the world, no one can go anyplace”.

Robbie Williams claims that if human rights problems are reason to cancel a performance, then the world would not have any performances. 

Robbie Williams claims that if human rights issues are purpose to cancel a efficiency, then the world wouldn’t have any performances. 
(Andreas Rentz)

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Different performers don’t share his opinions. Musicians Rod Stewart and Dua Lipa have denied any involvement at this yr’s World Cup.

Stewart shared that he was “provided some huge cash, over $1 million, to play there 15 months in the past,” per The Instances. Stewart, nevertheless, rejected the invitation.

“It’s not proper to go, and the Iranians must be out too for supplying arms,” he famous.

Lipa took to her Instagram story to refute experiences that she was concerned with the World Cup, writing “I cannot be performing and nor have I ever been concerned in any negotiations to carry out… I sit up for visiting Qatar when it has fulfilled all of the human rights pledges it made when it received the fitting to host the World Cup.”

Both Dua Lipa and Rod Stewart quickly shut down any possible affiliation with Qatar.

Each Dua Lipa and Rod Stewart rapidly shut down any doable affiliation with Qatar.
(Steve Granitz/Mike Marsland)

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Backlash to the World Cup in Qatar predominately surrounds discrimination of a number of teams of individuals, together with the LGBTQ+ group, girls, and migrant staff.

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