During an interview with an Islamist sheikh, news anchor Rima Karaki probably didn't expect her subject to demand she stop talking. The sheikh, Hani al-Sibai, is known for being an extremist, most recently he was accused of supporting the terrorists of al-Qaeda.
Now, Sibai can add sexist to his list of radical tendencies – during the short-lived interview, he can be heard saying, “It’s beneath me to be interviewed by you. You are a woman who…” before Karaki cuts him off completely. Take a look:
Stopping an interview on live television takes some serious guts, and Karaki has proved to feminists everywhere that doing the right thing makes a bigger impact than doing nothing at all. Hats off to you, girl – thanks for taking down misogyny in the classiest way possible.
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