Apparently, Shakira's latest music video for "Can't Remember to Forget You," a duet with fellow pop superstar Rihanna, is too risqué, especially in her native homeland.
Marco Fidel Ramirez, a Colombian councilman, is urging the country’s National Television Authority to ban the visual from airing throughout their nation.
In the Joseph Kahn-directed video, Shakira and Rihanna get steamy individually, showing off how their bodies work at times, and together, they keep each other occupied by smoking cigars while doing some PG girl on girl frolic sessions.
The councilman, who is a conservative Christian from Bogota, says the clip "damages the moral character of the youth of Bogota, Colombia and Latin America."
It didn’t stop there for the councilman; he also alleges that Shakira and Rihanna are promoting tobacco use, stealing and killing. "Our Shakira with her erotic video is promoting tobacco usage and has become the worst example for our youth," he wrote in one of his Twitter posts that pointed out the "Dangers of Shakira's Video."
He continued: "Shakira's new video is a shameless case for lesbianism and immorality. It is a danger to children. It sends a provocative message to weak people who can be polluted and induced to practice (lesbianism)."
No word from Shakira’s camp as yet.
Chime in! Do you think the video is too provocative or just fine?