forUm: American pranks, or How to react on desecration of Ukrainian flag
American punk band Bloodhound Gang has made its name through scandals. However, the latest Eastern Europe tour has overpasses all limits.
On 30 July, during a concert in Kiev band member Jared Hasselhoff was seen peeing on the blue and yellow flag of Ukraine, while on stage. A day later in Odessa club Hasselhoff insulted Russia, having shoved the country’s flag into his underpants.
Now the band is facing criminal charges of “hooliganism” in Ukraine after Hasselhoff urinated on the national flag, and on Friday last week Russia barred the Bloodhound Gang from performing at a festival in the Krasnodar region by the Black Sea as a result of their appearance in Odessa.
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