Director Simone Asmar has chosen Sally Shahin Egypt’s Miss Egypt World, who was the representative for Egypt at the International Miss World beauty pageant, to be the host of the new TV show “Studio El Fan” (Art Studio). The show is due to be aired on Egyptian television stations for a time period of 18 months.
According to the London based Elaph, the director has previously chosen Nicole Bradwail to host the show, but the management of the stations objected saying that they refuse to have a Lebanese TV announcers invade their Egyptian airwaves. They insisted that the choice should fall on someone from their own country.
Sally Shaheen is currently a presenter on the Egyptian satellite channel Dream TV. Shaheen competed in Miss Egypt Universe 2001, which is a contest where the winner represents Egypt at the International Miss Universe beauty pageant, and she was the 1st Runner-up. Due to the recent situation in the Middle East, the Miss Egypt pageant was moved and Egypt had to send a contestant to Miss Universe. Sally was chosen and was announced as the official Miss Egypt Universe 2002, and was recently crowned. -Albawaba.com