You’ve seen the pictures, now read the official report of “Mr Too Handsome”
The internet is awash with speculation that this is the man who was kicked out of Saudi Arabia for being too handsome.
Omar Borkan Al Gala, a poet, actor, and photographer from Dubai,is reported to be one of three men removed from a festival in Riyadh earlier this month by religious police in the conservative Islamic kingdom.
The Commission for the Promotion of Virtue and Prevention of Vices in Saudi – where there are strict rules governing interaction between men and women who aren’t related – had the men deported back to Abu Dhabi in case women should ‘fall for them’.
A report in Arabic newspaper Elaph which 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.’
His identity was revealed by”Jezebel”who reported that he had been deported back to United Arab Emirates.
Although it has not yet been confirmed that he was one of the men, Al Gala has posted a link to the original news report on his Facebook page, along with statements such as: ‘The beauty of a woman must be seen from in her eyes, because that is the doorway to her heart, the place where love resides.’