‘Arab Kim Kardashian’ under fire for promoting jewelry house owned by an Israeli

The Kuwaiti fashionista was hurled with negative comments after sharing a picture of herself donning jewelry pieces by Mesika. (Instagram)

Kuwaiti influencer and social-media star Fouz Al Fahad has faced a wave of criticism after appearing at an event for a jewelry company owned by an Israeli.

Al-Fahd appeared at a promotional event for a French company believed to be owned by André Mesika, an Israeli diamond exporter and a supporter of the occupation of Palestinian territories.

The Kuwaiti fashionista was hurled with negative comments after sharing a picture of herself donning jewelry pieces by Mesika on the sidelines of the Paris event.

One Instagram user wrote to her: “Shame on you for support[ing] them.”

Another wrote to her: “You sold Palestinian blood for the sake of money, what a shame.”

At the event, Al Fahd was pictured next to Jordanian-American businessman Mohammad Hadid, father of supermodels Gigi and Bella Hadid.

French magazine Marie Claire reported in its May edition that Al Fahd as one of the Middle East’s top female social media influencers. The magazine referred to her as the “Kim Kardashian of the Middle East,” known for being a make-up and fashion lover.
 

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Last Update: Wednesday, 20 May 2020 KSA 09:52 - GMT 06:52
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