George Clooney calls for boycott of hotels over Brunei’s anti-gay law

LOS ANGELES --- George Clooney is calling for the boycott of nine hotels in the U.S. and Europe with ties to the sultan of Brunei, which next month will implement Islamic criminal laws to punish gay sex by stoning offenders to death. READ:Brunei to impose death by stoning for gay sex and adultery The Hollywood actor wrote Thursday in Deadline Hollywood: "Are we really going to help fund the murder of innocent citizens?" He writes that you can't shame "murderous regimes," but you can shame "the banks, the financiers and the institutions that do business with them." Sultan Hassanal Bolkiah rules the oil-rich monarchy with full executive authority, and the hotels are owned b...

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