Hindu Leaders Demand Apology from Selena Gomez

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Seems some are not impressed with Selena Gomez’s nod to Indian culture.  Hindu leaders are calling for the 20-year-old to apologize, after she donned a Hindu religious ornament – the bindi – during her recent performance at the MTV Movie Awards.

“Come & Get It,” Selena’s new single, features Bollywood-style influences. Singing the single in a red dress and barefoot, the singer stayed to the theme of the song, which opens with a man singing in Punjabi. But those at the Universal Society of Hinduism say she could have done without the bindi.

Find out why Hindus think Selena should apologize on page 2.

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