China censored Ryan O'Shaughnessy's Eurovision performance, so they're being banned from showing the main event
Ireland's Eurovision entrant has welcomed the decision.
Ryan O'Shaughnessy has welcomed the decision of the European Broadcasting Union to ban China from showing Saturday's Eurovision Song Contest final, after they censored Ireland's semi-final performance.
O'Shaughnessy's performance of 'Together' featured a love story between two male dancers and rainbow flags on the stage, with China's Mango TV censoring it - and the performance of the Albanian delegation, due to visible tattoos - due to its LGBT content.
Host Rylan Clark-Neal said China would not be allowed to show Eurovision as a result, and O'Shaughnessy applauded the decision.
"I would like to welcome the decision by the EBU to do that because from the very start we have just said love is love," said Ireland's singer.
"It doesn't matter whether it's between two guys and two girls or a guy and a girl.
"I think it's a really important decision by the EBU, they haven't taken it lightly, and I think it's a move in the right direction - I'm happy about it."
Clark-Neal added: "This is Eurovision, it's inclusive of every single person."