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Denise Ho 'shocked' after Lancome gig cancellation

The musician Denise Ho has told the BBC she was "shocked" that the cosmetics company Lancome decided to cancel a promotional gig involving her in Hong Kong.

She is a well known pro-democracy activist and her appearance at the concert had provoked an online backlash in China.

In a statement Lancome said Ms Ho was not a spokesperson of the company and that it was "sorry for the confusion", citing "possible safety reasons" in cancelling the concert.

  • 08 Jun 2016
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