Deported from Saudi Arabia for being ‘too handsome’?


Three men have allegedly been deported from Saudi Arabia after they were deemed too handsome.

It's rarely seen as something that will count against you, but being good-looking proved troublesome for a trio of men attending a cultural festival in Saudi Arabia when they were ejected from the event.

The contingent, from the United Arab Emirates, were reportedly ordered to leave the event and were deported because officials believed their looks could corrupt young women in the country.

Arabic newspaper Elaph stated: "A festival official said the three Emiratis were taken out on the grounds because they are too handsome and the commission [for the Promotion of Virtue and Prevention of Vices] members feared female visitors could fall for them."

However, the men in question have denied their looks were to blame, but instead said authorities were concerned because of a female artist travelling with the group.

-Bang Showbiz

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