Lyrics offensive to gays, Jews prompt Germany to dump its Eurovision Song contender

Print More
Popular singer Xavier Naidoo will not represent Germany in the Eurovision song contest after critics found his lyrics offensive. 2012 file photo byThomas Peter courtesy of Reuters.

Popular singer Xavier Naidoo will not represent Germany in the Eurovision song contest after critics found his lyrics offensive. 2012 file photo byThomas Peter courtesy of Reuters.

Active RNS subscribers and members can view this content by logging-in here.

Critics accuse R&B artist Xavier Naidoo of using anti-Semitic and homophobic slurs in his songs, call him inappropriate for the singing contest.