A feminine Lebanese TV host has gone viral worldwide
after profitable an on-air row with an Islamist scholar who
appeared to ship a sexist comment in her course.
Rima Karaki was interviewing London-based Islamist Hani
al-Seba’i for Lebanon’s Al Jadeed TV on the weekend of International
The pair mentioned stories of Christians becoming a member of Islamic teams
like ISIS within the Center East when the scholar started to speak
about historical past relatively than tackling the query.
Karaki says: “Dr al-Seba’i, let’s concentrate on the current.”
However that sparks a livid response from the scholar, who bites
again: “Pay attention, do not reduce me off.
“I’ll reply as I please…what sort of behaviour is that this.
“I cannot reply the best way you want, as a result of I am right here to serve
the thought by which I consider.”
The row – which has been watched greater than 2.four million instances on
YouTube – rapidly escalates, with a relaxed Karaki replying:
“Please do not get all labored up.
“We respect you and know you wish to give a whole reply.”
She provides: “Go on, however don’t name me names.
“On this studio, I run the present.”
Dr al-Seba’i then replies: “Are you achieved?
“Shut up so I can discuss.
“It’s beneath me to be interviewed by you, you’re a girl
His microphone is then disconnected and Sheik al-Seba’i is left
at nighttime as Karaki says: “Both there’s mutual respect, or
the dialog is over.”
The high-five second led to a string of messages on social
media praising how Karaki handled the scenario.