British Vogue has canceled a scheduled interview with M.I.A about his controversial comments on coronavirus vaccination.
The singer, 44, whose real name Mathangi Arulpragasam – admitted last month on social media that she was against vaccination against life-threatening diseases.
She also said she would “choose death” rather than be vaccinated against the coronavirus.
Not happy: singer M.I.A criticized British Vogue and said she canceled an interview with her following her controversial comments on coronavirus vaccination
And in response to her comments, she has now revealed that British Vogue has withdrawn its intention to feature it in the magazine’s August issue.
MIA shared a screenshot of a WhatsApp message from an unspecified sender, which said, “Hey Maya – unfortunately Edward / vogue decided to withdraw the vogue broadcast offer in August due to comments on the vaccination….
“From the editor:” Whereas August is a problem where we chronicle the NHS struggles to cope while a vaccine is being tried, we don’t think we can involve it.
Dispute: M.I.A says Vogue editor Edward Enninful (photo) wants to make sure all cover is friendly to NHS workers, but said it was censored
“It just wouldn’t be right. All of our problems from July to September will support frontline health workers and we must be respectful of them and everything they do until a vaccine is available. “(Sic)”
In the legend of her article, the singer from Paper Planes then denounced the publication, because she claimed that the “lack of discussion” on the subject of vaccinations was “censorship”.
In a long message, she wrote: “Dear Vogue
“Thank you for being really understanding. Please remember that I was helping Jeremy Corbyn to fight for the NHS when everyone voted for Boris.
“Thank you for not forgetting that I stood by the Tamils when the Sri Lankan government bombed civilian United Nations hospitals, which had a financial / professional impact.
Defiant: M.I.A. has already spoken of her son Ikyhyd 11’s discomfort after being vaccinated before starting school
“Please remember that I live to speak on behalf of the immigrants who are delaying western health systems.
She continued: “Thank you for recognizing that choice is a freedom I choose to exercise and fight for, thank you for giving me time to research how many people have been affected by vaccines applied in many countries. Africans. Particularly causing infertility in African women.
Speaking: the 44-year-old director of Paper Planes had already declared her position on vaccinations and said that she would choose death rather than a vaccine
‘Thank you for considering me for the functionality but I will be busy doing research… .. I will not be able to do it.
“Anti vaxing is your term. It didn’t exist before this binary dependency, everyone has to separate everything into this and that. Anti this Anti that.
“I prefer not to do everything in black and white. I’m sure there are a variety of medical researchers, labs and counties who understand what’s going on, I’m sure there are good and bad drugs.
“Doing research is not anti, but pro about respecting the process. By the way, how many vaccines are you ready to receive? one per year? 10 per month? 2 per year? Lack of discussion is censorship. (sic) “
M.I.A’s original comments came when she revealed her 11-year-old son Ikyhyd – whom she has with former fiancé Benjamin Bronfman – once suffered a bad reaction when he was vaccinated before starting school.
She tweeted, “If I have to choose the vaccine or the chip, I will choose death.
“In America, they had my child vaccinated before admission to school. It was the most difficult thing. Do not have a choice as a mother.
“I never want to feel that again. He was so sick for 3 weeks that Docs had to pump him with antibiotics to reduce the fever by 3 (sic) ‘
Asked by a follower if she is an anti-vaxxer, she confirmed: ‘Yeah.’
The singer also suggested that the current pandemic was human-made for profit, and insisted that people are not “going to die” from the coronavirus and do not need to “stress the medical systems” s ‘they get sick.
At the time of writing, more than 2.5 million people have been infected with a coronavirus, and almost 180,000 have died from respiratory disease.
Health Secretary Matt Hancock said human trials in the UK for the coronavirus vaccine will start on Thursday.
Furious: M.I.A. added that she hated having her child’s choice taken away and wrote, “As an adult, you have a choice! By then, you’ve built your immune system. You have a choice as an “adult” wishing you good health