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Published:June 30th, 2010 13:19 EST

Indonesian Pop Star In Hot Water Over Sex Tape

By Robert Paul Reyes


"One of Indonesia`s top celebrities has been charged under an anti-pornography law for his alleged role in sex videos which have appeared on the internet.

nazrilPop star Nazril `Ariel` Irham and two other celebrities, TV presenter Luna Maya and soapstar Cut Tari, have denied involvement in the sex tapes.

The scandal has angered many in Muslim-dominated Indonesia."

Karishma Vaswani
BBC News, Jakarta

At one time Paris Hilton and Kim Kardashian were D-List celebs, but when their respective home-made sex tapes hit the Internet they became superstars. Now almost every up-and-coming celeb bimbo considers releasing a sex tape a necessity.

American celebs can get away with making sex tapes, but it`s a different story in the Muslim nation of Indonesia. I`m sure Indonesians love porn as much as Americans, but the Muslim clerics have their panties in a twist over Ariel`s sex tape.

Ariel has been charged under an anti-pornography law and there`s a chance he may spend years behind bars. Ariel faces 12 years and a fine of $600,000.

Ariel dude, hope you won`t be publicly whipped!

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