May 6th, 2014
09:31 PM ET

Hollywood stars protest Brunei owned Beverly Hills hotel

Hollywood heavyweights Jay Leno and Ellen DeGeneres are calling for a boycott of the iconic Beverly Hills Hotel.

Brunei adopts sharia law amid international outcry

They're protesting the Sultan of Brunei, who owns the hotel and is praising the passage of sharia law in his country.

The law makes homosexuality and adultery a crime punishable by death.

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