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Three men expelled from Saudi Arabia for… being “too handsome”?

posted at 7:05 pm on April 17, 2013 by

Uhm… thanks goodness they caught that in time?

The delegates were reportedly ordered to leave an event in Saudi Arabia and then thrown out of the country because authorities thought their looks may corrupt young women.

Arabic newspaper Elaph said: ‘A festival official said the three Emiratis were taken out on the grounds they are too handsome and that the commission [for the Promotion of Virtue and Prevention of Vices] members feared female visitors could fall for them.’

But the men have denied their dashing looks were to blame for them being deported and instead said authorities were concerned by a female artist they were travelling with.

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Shouldn’t the men who declared them to be too handsome be stoned to death for being gay?

Mark1971 on April 17, 2013 at 7:14 PM

The delegates were reportedly ordered to leave an event in Saudi Arabia and then thrown out of the country because authorities thought their looks may corrupt young women.

i want to see… i want to be corrupted too. lol

Sachiko on April 17, 2013 at 7:19 PM

The delegates were reportedly ordered to leave an event in Saudi Arabia and then thrown out of the country because authorities thought their looks may corrupt young women.

Sounds like the authorities may have been a little corrupted there, themselves.

squint on April 17, 2013 at 7:37 PM

I can tell you. I was pissed.

kurtzz3 on April 17, 2013 at 8:37 PM

Is this the one with Anthony Quinn and the two talking camels?

Seth Halpern on April 17, 2013 at 8:39 PM

Unacceptable lack of photographic evidence.

Jeddite on April 17, 2013 at 9:45 PM

Hmmm… I think I should investigate this one further.

Valkyriepundit on April 17, 2013 at 10:18 PM

A charge that has been leveled at me more times than I care to remember.

ebbtide on April 18, 2013 at 1:24 AM

Now Obama is deporting a Saudi that’s just too connected to be considered a bomb suspect. Small world isn’t it?

BL@KBIRD on April 18, 2013 at 7:52 AM

The delegates were reportedly ordered to leave an event in Saudi Arabia and then thrown out of the country because authorities thought their looks may corrupt young women.

DAMN! When will you ugly people drop your prejudices!

We’re people too!

Axe on April 18, 2013 at 8:18 AM

. . . model your own freakin’ underwear, then.

Axe on April 18, 2013 at 8:22 AM

Burkas all around!!

jdpaz on April 18, 2013 at 9:15 AM

Ummm. That was me and my brother Daryl and my other brother Daryl.

davidk on April 18, 2013 at 11:02 AM

That’s okay, I never wanted to go there anyways.

OxyCon on April 18, 2013 at 12:04 PM

Don’t they usually solve that kind of problem by throwing acid? Oh….that’s only used on women.

ElectricPhase on April 18, 2013 at 12:22 PM

I’ve fallen and I can’t get up!

2L8 on April 18, 2013 at 1:00 PM

Why is it I’m getting the impression that Islam is a religion for ugly, misogynist, loser guys with no self-control?

Socratease on April 18, 2013 at 1:01 PM

Why is it I’m getting the impression that Islam is a religion for ugly, misogynist, loser guys with no self-control?

Socratease on April 18, 2013 at 1:01 PM

er . . .

Axe on April 18, 2013 at 1:14 PM

OxyCon on April 18, 2013 at 12:04 PM

davidk on April 18, 2013 at 11:02 AM

ebbtide on April 18, 2013 at 1:24 AM

kurtzz3 on April 17, 2013 at 8:37 PM

Hm. Unions aren’t our thing, right of center, but . . . it might be time to organize one way or another. Time to push back!

Axe on April 18, 2013 at 1:16 PM

Men should wear Burquas

vcferlita on April 18, 2013 at 1:43 PM

I’m too sexy for my dish-dash too sexy for my dish-dash, so sexy it give me a rash.

esnap on April 18, 2013 at 2:49 PM

http://youknowyourearabwhen.tumblr.com/image/6905428830

Seth Halpern on April 18, 2013 at 1:57 PM

… No… really? That can’t be them. I refuse to believe it. There were toothless one armed bandits in Afghanistan that were more put together then those slugs.

Karmashock on April 18, 2013 at 2:52 PM

Hmmm… I think I should investigate this one further.

Valkyriepundit on April 17, 2013 at 10:18 PM

Sorry, I’m taken.

itsspideyman on April 18, 2013 at 3:37 PM

the commission [for the Promotion of Virtue and Prevention of Vices] members feared female visitors could fall for them.

Or…every bit as likely, the male ones would

krome on April 18, 2013 at 3:50 PM

the three Emiratis were taken out on the grounds they are too handsome and that the commission [for the Promotion of Virtue and Prevention of Vices] members feared female visitors could fall for them.’ the competition.

It was just a translation error. Corrected text shown above.

YiZhangZhe on April 18, 2013 at 5:02 PM

Unisex Burkas anyone?

kemojr on April 19, 2013 at 6:30 PM