Mohammed Assaf won't let his sister become a singer!

Published March 3rd, 2016 - 11:53 GMT
Mohammed Assaf talked about his sister, fame and Dounia Batma in an interview with Wafaa Kilani. (Facebook)
Mohammed Assaf talked about his sister, fame and Dounia Batma in an interview with Wafaa Kilani. (Facebook)

Palestinian superstar Mohammed Assaf came out with some "interesting" views when he appeared on Egyptian TV host Wafaa Kilani's show "Al Mataha" (The Maze) this week.

Still as humble as when he first shot to fame, Assaf told Wafaa that he's proud of his achievements, but that his passion for the Palestinian cause is the main reason he shot to stardom.

A recognizable face wherever he steps foot, Assaf describes his newfound fame - that stole him away from his family, home and privacy - as "Exhausting."

This is the price he has to pay for being famous, which also leaves him with no time to "just sit around and think to himself." 

But is this why the young singer rejects the idea of his sister Niveen becoming a singer?

Not quite. Assaf told Wafaa that despite his sister having a beautiful voice, his culture and traditions don't allow for her to follow in his footsteps.

Assaf's younger brother Ahmad also happens to have equally beautiful vocals, but has been advised by his famous bro to focus on his studies instead.

Finally, the 26-year-old refused to comment on Moroccan singer Dounia Batma's views about him. The singer described Assaf as "arrogant" in the past after he reportedly refused to do a duet with her, but Assaf told Wafaa that he had only met her once and never did they speak about a musical collaboration together.

 

 

 


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