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Taylor Swift Cancels Thailand Concert Following ‘Recent Events’

Taylor Swift pulled the plug on a sold-out Thailand concert after the country came under military rule. While the country cutie is sad to make this move, she shared a lovely message with her Twitter followers.

"I'm sending my love to the fans in Thailand. I'm so sad about the concert being canceled," she wrote.

Swift was scheduled to perform on June 9 at the Impact Arena in Bangkok. The "Love Story" songstress is on the Asia leg of her "Red" tour, including shows in Indonesia, the Philippines and Singapore.

BEC-Tero, the concert promoter, made an announcement on Facebook as well.

"This has been a difficult decision for all parties. Taylor, AEG, BEC Tero and 13 Management all express regret and sincere apologies to the fans in Thailand," it read.

It would have been Swift's first time performing in the country, according to The Hollywood Reporter.

Thailand is a hot spot for international concerts, but the blonde beauty was not first to cancel. Eric Clapton decided against a late February gig after violence killing four children and one adult.

Justin Bieber performed there as part of his "Believe" tour, and Avril Lavigne played there on February 11.

This is the 12th time the military successfully overtook the government. In recent months protestors have been fighting against Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra and the Pheu Thai Party. They feel they remained under the influence of Shinawatra's brother Thaksin Shinawatra, who ruled from 2001 to 2006. He was removed from power and took residence in Dubai.

Thailand is currently under a 10 p.m. curfew, however it is loosely enforced. There is a ban on street gatherings as well. Broadcast was suspended on local TV and international networks following the takeover Thursday.

Do you think Swift did the right thing by canceling her show? Let us know your thoughts in the comments section below.

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