Hold your horses: Ahlam is all for the driving ban in Saudi Arabia
Miss I-love-to-speak-my-mind Ahlam created a wave of anger amongst avid Twitter users in Saudi Arabia, especially female tweeps, who were angered by her controversial comments on the driving ban in Saudi Arabia. The outspoken diva is known for raging Twitter wars all the time.
The UAE singer said she objects to women driving in the Kingdom. Her tweet read: “I'm against women driving in Saudi Arabia for sure. This is a Holy Land, imagine the disasterous outcome if they were to drive. I'm not talking about Saudi women in specific, but this is generally unacceptable.”
Does that mean she thinks all women from any nationality shouldn't be allowed behind the wheel in the Holy kingdom?
Ahlam was attacked by so many people – a lot of them were men - who described her comments as interfering and unacceptable.
One tweep by the name of Saed Salem sarcastically tweeted her back by saying: “He who is blessed by God in a nation, creates a difference among its wise men. Yesterday Shams said that driving in Saudi is OK, while Ahlam said the opposite. Both of them have strong supporters.”
As for another tweep by the name of Abdul Aziz Sulieman, he tweeted: “Why doesn't she object to her driving in the UAE? Ahlam has lived the role of the 'plagued religious' since Al Arifi prayed for her as well as his supporters being sympathetic towards her.”
Do you think women should be allowed to drive in Saudi?