Arab Idol catfight, Nancy and Ahlam take out their claws at a press conference

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UAE songstress Ahlam and Lebanese starlet Nancy Ajram have come to blows despite working together over recent months, according to recent media reports.

A war of words erupted between the two at a press conference for the new season of Arab Idol, both women are judges on the popular show, al-Bawaba reported on Wednesday.


Ahlam instigated the argument stating Nancy’s lack of jewelry worn to the even must mean she has a penny-pinching husband.

Nancy preceded to hit back, saying her husband thought she was a jewel in her own right and cattily added that she didn’t need accessories to shine.

The claws first came out when Ahlam tweeted her fans, telling them not to vote for Nancy at the World Music Awards at the end of last year.

Ahlam took to the internet to recommend that her fans vote for superstar Haifa Wehbe rather than Nancy.

Although she took it in her stride at the time, Lebanon’s famous diva, Nancy, did not forget the snub.

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