The US State Department was forced to address a hot topic yesterday during a press briefing about Iran, Afghanistan and Albania when a hard hitting question was spouted about...Boy George? Spokesman Tom Casey nearly spit out his drink when asked about the singer being denied a visa. After regaining his composure he stated, "I’d simply note that there often are difficulties for individuals who either are currently subject to criminal charges or otherwise may have criminal records." When the reporter noted it was tragic, Casey countered with a knowing, "Do you really want to hurt him?" Then it was back to business. Watch the video here.