Jennifer Lopez took her show on the road to Turkmenistan this weekend, performing at an event organized by the¬†China National Petroleum Corp. In the audience:¬†Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedow, the leader of the former Soviet country. And, what do you know?! It was his birthday. So JLo did her best Marilyn Monroe and busted out her rendition of “Happy Birthday.” Unfortunately,¬†Berdimuhamedow is the leader of a government that Human Rights Watch calls “among the most repressive in the world.” Whoopsie!

JLo’s rep told the Associated Press that if she’d known about the human rights violations the government is accused of, she never would’ve performed.

And remind us again why she didn’t know about them?

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