Katy Perry ‘Dark Horse’ video ‘controversy’ edited over successful protests

Katy Perry 'Dark Horse' video ‘controversy’ edited over successful protests | PakistanTribe

NEW YORK – The controversy created after accusation and demonstration of Muslims around the World claiming as ‘blasphemy’ over Katy Perry’s newly released video ‘Dark Horse’ has been edited as the pendant has now been removed digitally.

The music video, which has grabbed more than 37 million views since its release on YouTube on February 20, has not been removed completely from the international video website but the pendant with name of ‘Allah’ has now digitally ‘vanished’ from the scene.

Before and After
Before and After

The famous US singer Katy Perry’s Dark Horse has recently came up online which sparked large-scale
controversy as it shows burning of man wearing pendant with name of ‘Allah’; moreover, faced online petition demanding it be pulled from YouTube.

It should be mentioned that most of the signatures in the petition made from Britain as well as Saudi Arabia, Qatar and Pakistan.


Shazad Iqbal of Bradford, West Yorkshire, who started the petition, has expressed his pleasure over the move; said that “Guys I’m thrilled to let you all know the name of Allah has been removed from the ‘Dark Horse’ video we couldn’t have done it without everyone’s support”.

Iqbal praised support of every individual over supporting the cause; said that “I thank each and every one of you deeply, our voices have been heard! God bless you all.

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Saher Afshan

Saher Afshan is a Pakistani Journalist and web producer of PakistanTribe.com. She has a good experience of working in Pakistan's mainstream print and broadcasting media. Saher writes on current, social and Islamabad's affair for both PakistanTribe English and Urdu.

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