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Jay-Z and Beyonce

Blasted for 'Ignorant and

Insulting' Cuban Vacation

4/5/2013 3:20 PM PDT BY TMZ STAFF
EXCLUSIVE

0405-beyonce-jay-z-apJay-Z and Beyonce are clueless about the tortures happening in Cuba, and it's insulting they chose to visit the communist country for a celebration ... so says a Cuban rights lobbyist.

Mauricio Claver-Carone, the D.C. director for the US-Cuba Democracy PAC -- a group committed to fighting for democracy in Cuba -- tells TMZ the A-listers should've educated themselves about what's really going on there before taking photo ops.

Jay and Bey were photographed Thursday in Havana -- reportedly to celebrate their 5th wedding anniversary -- but have since come under fire from some Cuban-American groups.

US citizens are still technically banned from traveling to the island purely for tourism ... and are supposed to obtain a travel license from the US government.

Mauricio says he's disappointed the superstars chose to vacay in Cuba because, "There are women getting beaten on a daily basis, women who are being jailed for no reason ... people are fighting for their freedom. It’s extremely insensitive."

We reached out to Beyonce and Jay-Z for comment. So far ... nada back.

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211.

jack    

should've taken that ring lip rodman with them

573 days ago
212.

sly311    

Ah yes. BFFs of Barack Insane Obama(s).

573 days ago
213.

Sandy    

How they get permission? And can we prosecute?

573 days ago
214.

Miguel    

These two idiots are as clueless as their great leader, obama, First Emperor of America.

573 days ago
215.

Mick Russom    

These rats are the elites. They hate regular people, they hate regular people having freedom and liberty, and the rules don't apply to them. Jay Z and Beyonce are s***. Low life loser s***. Yes they are rich. Yes some think they have talent. But they are and always will be low life s***. I wretch whenever I see these human pieces of garbage.

573 days ago
216.

APoole    

Ignorant is the correct word. These two people walking around Cuba like they got it all figured out but they really look like idiots. Maybe they should live there like a regular citizen and see what their tourist money is doing for the Cuban people.

573 days ago
217.

san rafael blue    

Watch and See. Eventually Jay Z and President O's intertwined business investments will come up for review. The Pres. may not want to acknowledge he is funding 18 hour child labor/escort camps in Central America. Oh Yes! It will come out eventually.

573 days ago
218.

H1tters    

Have to say that I saw this coming.....

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yjVUs4vql7g

573 days ago
219.

K Provance    

Another untalented Knee-grow who thinks he is above the law.

573 days ago
220.

ray    

"There are women getting beaten on a daily basis, women who are being jailed for no reason ... people are fighting for their freedom. It’s extremely insensitive.

This sounds like the plight of young blacks and browns in the U.S. Trayvon Martin, Jordan Davis, Jordan Ruseel, Kimani Grey, Sean Bell, Chicago . . . I can go on and on.
There's corruption EVERYWHERE. Perhaps it's you who should study up on what's going on in your own backyard!

573 days ago
221.

Veronica    

Are you speaking of du mb and dumber?! The way Bey articulates a sentence and Jay probably NEVA reads one unless it's attached to a rhyme, it's not a surprise to me that neither of them knew this was going on including her mom!! The hood in him has him walking around like he's the HNIC in Cuba with a HUGE Cuban cigar in his mouth is sickening!! UGH!!
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573 days ago
222.

THE-KILLUMINATED-ONE    

The Government here is no better. The US has a half million more people in prison the China. 25% of the people in prisons over the world are in US prisons. Just saying....

573 days ago
223.

madcookie    

Why dont ignorant people leave this couple alone, its their money, they can go where they want to go its their money for god's sake leave them alone, a bunch of ignorant, jealous people

573 days ago
224.

J    

You ever notice when she travels she wears braids. To make people know she's black. When she's in US she wears straight hair to make people think she's white! They are fakes, they think they are royalty. Big money, big heads, little brains

573 days ago
225.

Meanie    

They're just so fuque'n special that the rules do not apply to them.

573 days ago
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