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Lopez sings in Turkmenistan

July 1, 2013
Times-Republican

NEW YORK - Jennifer Lopez sang "Happy Birthday" to the leader of Turkmenistan during a show, but her representative said she wouldn't have performed there at all if she had known there were human rights issues in the country. The singer and actress performed in the former Soviet bloc country on Saturday night. The country's leader, Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedow, did attend.

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In a March 23, 2013, file photo Jennifer Lopez performs at the JW Marriott Desert Ridge Resort and Spa in Phoenix. Jennifer Lopez sang “Happy Birthday” to the leader of Turkmenistan during a performance Saturday June 29, 2013, but her representative says had she known there were human rights issues in the country, she wouldn't have performed there at all.

 
 

 

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