Want China Times
By: Staff Reporter
American singer-songwriter Katy Perry may have just sabotaged her
opportunities in the lucrative Chinese market after making — probably unwittingly — two political statements on her debut performance in Taiwan.
During her concert at Taipei Arena on Tuesday night, the 30-year-old singer delivered a rendition of her song Unconditionally in a glittery dress covered in sunflowers, while also draping a Republic of China flag over her shoulders.
The sunflower motif was a recurring theme at the concert, which some have interpreted as a show of support for the Sunflower Movement last year, which saw student demonstrators storm Taiwan’s legislature to protest the passing of a trade agreement with China by the ruling Kuomintang without proper review. [FULL STORY]