Sherine Abdel-Wahab Apologizes for a “Joke” that Banned Her From Singing in Egypt

A resolution was issued by The Artists Syndicate to stop Sherine AbdelWahab from singing as well as not to authorize her to have any concerts after throwing a joke in a concert in Lebanon when she responded to a fan’s request to sing Mashrebtesh Men Nelha saying “Haygelek bilharzia, eshrabi Evian a7san”

Sherine was called for investigation and she’s banned from singing until it’s over.

The media mostly denounced Sherine’s spontaneity arguing it’s not just a slip but rather an offense to Egypt, however, some artists backed Sherine especially that she apologized on her Twitter and Facebook page:

Angham, Wafaa El-kilany and Neshan tweeted in her defense: