Elissa lays down the law with TV show Ana wel Asal
Lebanese singer Elissa is supposed to be a guest on TV talk show 'Ana wel Asal' (Me and the Honey) but so far she's been a no-show. Host, Nishan, announced that the star would be appearing during Ramadan but apparently Elissa is negotiating some tough conditions before she makes her debut.
According to Al Masri Al Youm, TV network Al Hayat have been told that the singer won't appear unless she is paid more than any other other female star to come on the show. And she's also got heavy handed with interview questions: Elissa says she won't be taking any questions on her childhood. It's a tough ask for the show's producers who focus on celebrity families for the first portion of the interview.
But most important of all: host Nishan is, under no condition, allowed to mention fellow Lebanese singer and arch nemesis, Haifa Wehbe. It might not be the hard-hitting interview the producers are looking for.