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MIA's Rider Demands 3 Burka-Clad Women

Oh, and she needs some vodka too, of course
By Evann Gastaldo,  Newser Staff
Posted Feb 9, 2012 9:48 AM CST

(Newser) – MIA has become quite a hot topic since she flipped the bird at the Super Bowl and the subsequent revelation that her relationship with fiancé and babydaddy Benjamin Bronfman is on the skids. So is it any surprise that the Smoking Gun, which loves to air stars' diva demands, got its hands on MIA's concert rider? Many of her requirements are fairly standard: organic food, Red Bull, dried mangoes, "sour gummy candy," "quality chocolates," and Ketel One vodka.

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But some are a little bit obscure (she asks for one bottle of absinthe), and then there is the truly bizarre: MIA needs three extras, females between ages 20 and 25, who have "stage presence" and can "groove to the music." Why? Because they will join her during her act, "wearing full covered burkas." For more fun, click for 14 sometimes-weird food demands contained on other celebrities' riders. (Read more M.I.A. stories.)

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