George Clooney urges boycott of Brunei-owned hotels over nation’s gay sex penalties

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

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. Brunei, a former British protectorate, has stated it will roll out […]

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