Social media footage shows him going in for the kiss then asking the crowd, “We’re all human, right?”
The UAE is notoriously homophobic; sodomy is punishable by up to ten years imprisonment, reports Paper.
In the past, both lesbian and gay couples have been jailed for displaying affection publicly in Dubai. In 2017, a trans woman tourist was sentenced to a year in prison for “imitating a woman” in Abu Dhabi.
On Twitter after the show, Healy noted that he might not be allowed back in the country after so flagrantly mocking its laws.
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