8 months George Clooney urges boycott of Brunei-owned hotels over nation’s gay sex penalties MB |Ent
LOS ANGELES (Reuters) – Oscar-winning actor George Clooney has called for a boycott of luxury hotels, including the Beverly Hills Hotel, owned by Brunei because of the Southeast Asian nation’s plans to impose the death penalty for people having gay sex or committing adultery. FILE PHOTO – Actor, executive producer, and director George Clooney speaks on a panel for the Hulu series “Catch-22”, during the Television Critics Association (TCA) Winter Press Tour in Pasadena, California, U.S., February 11, 2019. REUTERS/Lucy Nicholson Brunei, a former British protectorate, has stated it will roll out new Sharia law punishments from April 3 that ... more