Malaysia Declares Bruno Too Gay to Watch. OMG, Us Too!

Vat do you mean Bruno is too homosexual for movie going audiences? Oh, well not audiences in the U.S., but in Malaysia. You know, the Asian nation where “carnal intercourse against the order of nature” is punishable by caning and 20 years in prison? Malaysia’s Film Censorship Board went ahead and banned the film from opening there, joining an esteemed list of cinematography that includes Saw, Brokeback Mountain, Saw II, Sin City, Saw III, The 40-Year-Old Virgin, Saw IV, and Babe: Pig in the City (later OK’d for home viewing). Banning Bruno meanwhile, is barely news because, well, you think they’d OK a movie about a flamboyant gay man and his quest for the gay sex? Even Beyonce, who’s performing there next month, is being forced to cover up to please the taste police.

Oh, and Bruno is also banned in the Ukraine, but c’mon, they don’t have gays there, so that doesn’t count.

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  • alessandro

    It’s too retarded to watch as well.

  • aeblikkon

    More important than the fact that Malaysia is an Asian nation (plenty of which are open-minded), it is Muslim, and Muslim nations all over don’t take kindly to homos

  • Aaron

    Bruno was ingenious.

    Only Sacha Baron Cohen could get millions of straight men to drop $10 bucks to see a sausage fest. I love that movie <3

  • Elvis

    Gays are better off not having “Bruno” shown anywhere. Haven’t you see all the gay-bashing stories in the news lately? “Bruno” is fodder for homophobes. The banning of “Bruno” is good for us.

  • Qjersey

    Bruno was funny at times, but overall very uncomfortable to watch. Rather than making fun of homophobes, his character is everything the haters think we are. Thanks for the support SBC.

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