Miss World has axed the famed bikinis from this year's pageant in Indonesia, replacing the skimpy swimsuits with conservative beach sarongs amid mounting protests from hard-line Muslim groups in Indonesis.
There will be no bikini in this year's Miss World pageant due to the protest from the islamic group reasons, been that its against their custom and tradition.
Most Muslims in Indonesia, a secular country of 240 million people, are moderate, but a small extremist fringe has become more vocal in recent years.
They have pushed through controversial laws — including an anti-pornography bill — and have been known to attack anything perceived as blasphemous, from transvestites and bars to "deviant" religious sects.
Lady Gaga was forced to cancel her sold-out concert in Indonesia in May following threats by Islamic hard-liners, who called her a "devil worshipper." Jennifer Lopez toned down her sexy outfits and dance moves during a show in Jakarta last December.
Its so ridiculous right? My question is, must the miss World competition be held in Indonesia this year? Cant it be moved as where. I understand this organizers, Its like asking Beyonce or Madonna to perform in Saudi Arabia.