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Perry's rep did not comment when reached by Page Six. During her performance, Katy also waived the Taiwanese flag in support.
The ensemble caused intense backlash, as the sunflower has become the adopted symbol of anti-China protesters one year prior.
This controversy isn't the first to impact the fashion show..
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The fashion show has had a lot of controversial moments already with Gigi Hadid not attending the show after she was allegedly denied a visa to go to China. Katy Perry, who was slated to sing at the show, won't be able to make it to Shanghai, either. It was speculated that she was unable to get her visa after a video of her squinting her eyes while holding up a Buddha cookie resurfaced when she announced that she would be headed to Shanghai.
But Hadid isn't the only model facing setbacks.
Some of Victoria's Secret's biggest names have been denied entry to China, in addition to lesser-known models, such as Julia Belyakova, Kate Grigorieva and Irina Sharipova. According to Page Six, Adriana Lima might miss her second Victoria's Secret show since 1999 because her visa is being reportedly delayed over an "ongoing diplomatic problem".
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