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Meet The Man Who Was Expelled From Saudi Arabia For Being Too Handsome (See Photos)

Omar Borkan Al Gala (born 23 September 1989) is an Iraqi-Emirati model, actor and photographer. He have become across the world infamous in August 2013 after being expelled from Saudi Arabia supposedly for being "too handsome", a tale which have emerge as well-known on social media.

Al Gala have emerge as infamous in 2013. The incident passed off during the Jandriyah Cultural Festival in Riyadh, in which Al Gala, plus different male fashions, worked on a vending stand. In a January 2015 interview, Al Gala said that on the festival, a few ladies recognized him from some modelling he had done, and that they accrued for autographs and photos, and then the group round them grew. Al Gala said that "the religion police failed to like it," and "they got here and that they requested me in a well mannered way to leave the festival.

According to a police officer, "the contributors of the Commission for the Promotion of Virtue and Prevention of Vices feared that girl webweb page traffic would possibly fall in love with them. Later, the delegation of the United Arab Emirates issued a statement clarifying that Borkan and the opportunity fashions were never requested to head away the country, only the festival, and that had not anything to do with being "too handsome," however have become related to the surprising presence on the stand of guys, some thing that challenged the country's custom concerning having ladies no longer to engage with guys who are not of their family. They additionally said that Al Gala had performed "indecent" dances at the event.

The incident have become one in each of the most viral memories on the internet after pix of Al Gala had been disseminated thru social media, and he have become invited to provide interviews on numerous tv packages and seemed on severa mag covers, being provided through manner of the global press as "the maximum good-looking Arab guy withinside the world" or "the most handsome guy withinside the world. His Facebook web page reached over a million enthusiasts in view that opinions of his deportation broke out. As a result, Al Gala made a tour that took him to Mexico, Chile and Ecuador in Latin America.

Al Gala turned into born in Baghdad, Iraq, but became raised in Dubai, withinside the United Arab Emirates. He have become a student on the Abu Obaida Ahjarah Public School in Dubai, and have become additionally a scholar of the Faculty Executive Hotels International Institute of Hotel Management, in which he studied inn management. He emerge as married from 2015 with Yasmin Oweidah, with whom he had a son. At a few aspect following his advantage in notoriety in 2013, he relocated to Vancouver.

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