Paris Saint Germain calls for the withdrawal of the MIA video clip "Borders"

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We always commented on the little news that comes out regarding MIA and their next album, 'Matahdatah'. Well ... we have good news and another not so much. The good news is that there is new news about MIA and the bad news is that it has nothing to do with the happy premiere of 'Matahdatah'.

Last November, MIA released the single 'Borders', a song in which it denounced the drama of the refugees from North Africa. 'Borders' was accompanied by its pertinent video clip, a great work directed by MIA itself loaded with messages, such as the group of refugees who formed the word 'LIFE' (life) while jumping a fence or the boat created with the bodies of the refugees themselves.

The problem arises from the clothing MIA wears in the video clip, a Paris Saint Germain team jersey with the modified slogan, from "Fly Emirates" a "Fly Pirates". The football club sent a letter to Universal, MIA producer, requesting the withdrawal of the video clip and financial compensation for the damage that said video clip has done to the team's image.

In the letter that Paris Saint Germain sent to Universal they explain "The unpleasant surprise to find that the singer, in her video clip, appears twice wearing the official shirt of our team", blaming even Universal for having “Taken advantage of the popularity and reputation of the club to make the artist more attractive and consequently earn more money ".

The issue now is that this letter, which has just been made public, was sent on December 2 and, to this day, the video clip for 'Borders' is still available on all platforms in which he was already, as if wanting to show from Universal that they have not taken the complaint very seriously. MIA uploaded the letter yesterday to its Twitter account and has already collected more than 3 retweets.


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