Haifa Wahbi postpones acting and admits her lack of talent in singing
Lebanese singer Haifa Wahbi has revealed that she has turned down an offer to star in a new Egyptian film she received while holding concerts in Egypt. She was offered to costar in the film “Allimbi”, but told the director that she needed time to think and was not sure she is ready for acting.
According to the London based Elaph, Haifa expressed her anger at tabloids for the news that has recently came out about her lack of talent in singing and said she does not consider herself a singer but rather a performer. She added that she does not see herself compared to any singer for she is not even close to where they are.
Wahbi is currently preparing for her new album saying that there is a possibility she will be working with a number of Gulf composers and poets. The singer has just signed a number of contracts to hold different performances all around the Arab world participating in different festivals.
Haifa has received offers to hold concerts in Syria, Egypt, Jordan, and the UAE. The singer has also received an offer to hold a tour in the US but turned it down saying that it is too early in her career to undergo such a tour.
After the success she received for her album "Huwa el Zaman" (It's the Time), Haifa announced that she is to quit modeling with no intentions to any return dedicating all her time to her musical career. "Though lots of people advised me to stick to modeling, I decided to leave this stage behind me, moving on to add a singing career to my portfolio," Wahbi said.
Despite all criticism Wahbi faced concerning the shift in career last year, she stuck her ground and continued recording her ten-song album "Huwa el Zaman", which took her almost a year to complete. - Albawaba.com
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