21 Mar '11, 7am

Seth Rogen afraid of Singapore

Seth Rogen afraid of Singapore

Hollywood star Seth Rogen: Did he go too far? (AP photo) It may have been tongue-in-cheek but Hollywood star Seth Rogen's jokes have sparked furious debate among Singaporeans. The Canadian actor and comedian, 29, has come out to say that he was "afraid" of Singapore , calling it "a very frightening place". In a tongue-in-cheek interview on popular late-night US television talk show ‘Conan' on 10 Mar, the star of Green Hornet told host Conan O'Brien that most people wouldn't go to Singapore because of its strict laws, much to the audience's amusement. He said that the nation's "claim to fame was in the ‘80s when that dude did graffiti and got caned a bunch of times by the government.", referring to Michael Fay, who was sentenced to caning in 1994 after he was found guilty of theft and vandalism. He went on to say that "it was very frightening to be there", because of the de...

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Comments

  1. 21 Mar '11, 9am

    What right does Seth Rogen have to say such things about Singapore? He did not even get his facts straight!!! Michael Fay was not caned for graffiti, he was caned for vandalism, among other things,and when he returned to the US, he got into further trouble with the US authorities. I am boycotting this bakaa.

  2. 21 Mar '11, 9am

    What right does Seth Rogen have to say such things about Singapore? He did not even get his facts straight!!! Michael Fay was not caned for graffiti, he was caned for vandalism, among other things,and when he returned to the US, he got into further trouble with the US authorities. I am boycotting this bakaa.

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