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The 1975’s Matty Healy Kisses Male Fan to Protest Laws in Dubai

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The 1975’s Matty Healy kisses male fan to protest anti-gay laws in Dubai

Matthew ”Matty” Healy, of the English band The 1975. The 1975’s first gig in Dubai may be their last after the British pop band’s singer Matty Healy planted a kiss on a male fan who wanted to marry him — violating UAE’s strict anti-LGBTQ laws.

“Thank you Dubai you were so amazing,” Healey tweeted under the handle @Truman_Black after the show. “I don’t think we’ll be allowed back due to my ‘behaviour’ but know that I love you and I wouldn’t have done anything differently given the chance again.” Enlarge Image Healy performs in Spain. The British pop star’s “illegal” kiss came at the end of the band’s performance at Coca-Cola Arena on Wednesday night, when he went into the crowd to greet a male fan who reportedly shouted, “Marry Me,” Billboard reported .

Healy hugged the man then planted a kiss on his lips.

That’s serious business in Dubai, whose laws make homosexuality illegal and could land the Manchester-based pop band’s singer in jail for up to 10 years.

The band, which is touring behind its 2018 […]

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