Police arrested a renowned model and photographer in Egypt after their sultry photoshoot.
According to sources, the news made headlines for the most bizarre reasons. And till today, viewers are confused about what really went on. While some say the model was dressed inappropriately, officials had more to say. At the same time, it wasn’t uncommon to raise questions about permission.
The news is definitely something out of the norm and that’s why it’s catching plenty of people’s attention. Meanwhile, the general public also had plenty to say on the matter. Did we mention the giant fan following that the model possesses?
Here are more exclusive updates on the shoot that was set against the ancient ruins of Egypt’s treasured history.
Stars in trouble after the sultry photoshoot
When clicks of one of Egypt’s famous models, Salma-al-Shimi, went on the net, people went crazy. However, when news of her arrest for carrying out the shoot hit spread, people couldn’t handle it. In the clicks, Salma poses boldly in a fitted pharaoh- like attire.
The backdrop is a serene landscape that contains Egypt’s star pyramids. Unfortunately, not too many people saw eye to eye with the photographer’s vision.
And that resulted in the sultry photoshoot getting plenty of criticism from the country’s officials.
Sexy shoot and offensive claims
Soon, people were quick to judge the photographer and his model. They began calling the shoot offensive. On the other hand, some didn’t shy away from calling it disturbing. But still, viewers continued to share the images, left and right.
Meanwhile, the arrests also caused a major controversy too. Authorities received a lot of backlash for carrying out the arrests. Citizens couldn’t process what their thought process behind the matter really was. In their defense, they explained how they simply had no other option.
And that was because they felt that clicking images against the famous Step Pyramid of Djoser was simply unacceptable. For Egypt, the monument greatly treasured. Also, the fact that it dates back to 4700 years is another huge deal.
The permission factor arises
Sources explained how it wasn’t right for the duo to conduct such a sultry photoshoot without any permission. On the other hand, officers accused the photographer, Houssam Mohammad, of clicking ‘without authorization.’
The high profile case received an immense amount of backlash. Soon, both the photographer as well as the model made their way out of jail, upon bail. Even after their release, fans and followers didn’t stop the bashing.
Officials express concern
The drama regarding the nature of the shoot didn’t end there. Police sources referred to the behavior as disrespectful. On the other hand, the model defended her stance by explaining how she only intended to promote tourism.
Needless to say, thousands of the model’s supporters came in her defense, bashing authorities left and right. Since then, they took down the images.
In addition, a senior leader also warned that whoever disrespected Egypt’s culture would suffer consequences.
People started getting more and more confused with that statement release.Overall, the public’s general consensus revolved around disagreeing with authorities. They generally felt like the officers wanted to annoy the star and others.
This is definitely one unique case in Egypt’s history. After all, the country is one that always promotes culture and tourism. Therefore, it’s strange to hear news like this coming out.
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