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You’ve probably heard of bans being placed on certain things, but sometimes the things that are placed off limits are a bit hard to believe. Check it out!
Claire Danes Movies
After going public with the terrible conditions in Manila, the Phillipines banned all movies starring Claire Danes.
Don’t try to get away with chewing gum in Singapore because gum sales are banned to locals after an incident on public transport.
In Burundi, jogging was banned because it was seen as way that people were getting together and planning illegal activities.
If you live in Romania, you are not allowed to play Scrabble. It was banned as being evil. The ban was lifted recently, but could come back at any time.
French officials have banned Red Bull in France because of the use to taurine in the drink. The ban has been recently lifted.
Lip-synching is off limits in Turkmenistan because it goes against the “true culture” of the country.
In Korea blue jeans are banned because the color blue is associated with the United States. Other colors of jeans are not banned.
Small Breast Photos
In Australia, government officials banned pornography featuring women with small breasts because they felt it could promote pedophilia.
Dancing in Clubs
In Japan, dancing in clubs is banned because of moral concerns. It’s only allowed in venues licensed for public dancing.
Kinder Surprise Candy Eggs
The United States banned these candy eggs because the toy inside poses a choking risk.