American celebs you won't believe cozied up to dictators
Ditching the democracy and bringing on the controversy
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Though foreign policy and global human rights seem like issues that should be kept in Washington D.C., they have made their way into Hollywood time and time again. There are a surprising number of entertainment industry icons who have been associated with controversial autocratic leaders from around the world. Click through the following gallery to see the 15 most well-known celebrities who have performed for or even become friends with an infamous dictator.
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