In late May, Lady Gaga tweeted that she wanted to purchase a fake Rolex from a street market in Bangkok, Thailand—a claim that has angered Thai officials.
"I just landed in Bangkok baby! Ready for 50,000 screaming Thai monsters. I wanna get lost in a lady market and buy a fake rolex," the May 23rd tweet read.
An official with the Ministry of Intellectual Property says that the comments were unhelpful to U.S./Thai relations, particularly because of the U.S.'s stance on intellectual property vis-à-vis smaller nations.
Officials at the U.S. embassy in Bangkok did not comment on the comments.
A day later Gaga performed for 50,000 of her fans in the Thai capital. Gaga is currently on the Asian leg of her Born This Way Ball Tour.
by RTT Staff Writer
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