Australia bans Snoop Dogg
CNN reported that U.S. rapper Snoop Dogg has been banned from entering Australia after failing a character test.
Immigration Minister Kevin Andrews said Snoop Dogg, whose real name is Calvin Broadus, was told his visa would be cancelled after he pleaded no contest to gun and drug charges in the United States earlier this month.
The Daily Telegraph reported that immigration officials have already had extensive discussions with MTV in the lead up to rejects Snoop Dogg's visa. Snoop must provide an application to overturn that decision.
Snoop Dogg was supposed to attend MTV"S Australia's Music Video Awards on Sunday.