Branded ‘Vile’ And ‘Disgusting’, A Lebanese-American Porn Star Receives Death Threats After Being Voted Best Actress In The Sex Industry.

Lebanese-American porn star Mia Khalifa has received death threats in her native country after a popular adult website ranked her as the best actress in the industry.

Ms. Khalifa grew up in Lebanon but moved to the U.S. as a teenager and went to college, before becoming a big star in the adult film business. She is now the most searched-for porn actress on movie-sharing website PornHub, an honor that has drawn strong criticism and violent threats from her country of birth.

Some Lebanese critics have called Ms. Khalifa “ugly” and “disgusting”, one has vowed to “cut her neck”, while another has posted a mocked-up image of her being held hostage by ISIS murderer Jihadi John.

One particular source of anger among her critics is a video which shows her performing sex acts while wearing a hijab — a traditional head covering worn in public by some Muslim women. A Twitter user who goes by the handle Fifi wrote: “Mia Khalifa is neat and all but wearing hijabs in her porn vids is really problematic and gross.”

Another Twiterer, who uses the handle of Ayeerab, wrote: “B**** wonders why Arabs bash on her. Maybe because you f****** degraded Muslims in a porno.”

1. Mia Khalifa, 21, who was born in Lebanon before moving to the U.S. as a teenager, has been attacked online after being voted porn’s top actress by one of the world’s top video-sharing sites.

Branded 'Vile' And 'Disgusting', A Lebanese-American Porn Star Receives Death Threats After Being Voted Best Actress In The Sex Industry.

2. Twitter users branded Miss Khalifa ‘disgusting’ and ‘vile’, while one even threatened to ‘cut her neck’ after she was named as the internet’s most searched-for adult star.

Branded 'Vile' And 'Disgusting', A Lebanese-American Porn Star Receives Death Threats After Being Voted Best Actress In The Sex Industry.

3. Users reacted angrily to the news that Miss Khalifa had taken the top spot, calling her a ‘disgrace’

Branded 'Vile' And 'Disgusting', A Lebanese-American Porn Star Receives Death Threats After Being Voted Best Actress In The Sex Industry.

Ms. Khalifa has also been criticised for having an Arabic tattoo on her arm which reads: “Koullouna lil-watan, lil’oula lil-‘alam” — that is the first line of the Lebanese national anthem. She has another controversial tattoo on her wrist, which is the Lebanese armed forces cross.

Ms. Khalifa responded to the abuse and threats by posting that second tattoo on her Twitter profile, along with responses to Twitter users, hitting back at their comments and teasing some of being her secret fans. She wrote:

Doesn’t the Middle East have more important things to worry about besides me? How about finding a president? Or containing ISIS?

Lebanon has been seriously affected by the spillover of the civil war in neighboring Syria and ISIS is proving a security threat to the whole region.

Lebanon has also been without a president since the last one — Michel Suleiman — left his post in May of last year, after serving his six-year term, and politicians are yet to find a suitable replacement.

4. Ms. Khalifa began posting some of the abuse on her own Twitter profile, while responding to her critics, accusing many of being secret fans.

Branded 'Vile' And 'Disgusting', A Lebanese-American Porn Star Receives Death Threats After Being Voted Best Actress In The Sex Industry.

5. A particular source of anger was one video which shows Ms. Khalifa having sex while wearing a hijab.

Branded 'Vile' And 'Disgusting', A Lebanese-American Porn Star Receives Death Threats After Being Voted Best Actress In The Sex Industry.

6. Ms. Khalifa hit back at her abusers, saying: ‘DoesnΓÇÖt the Middle East have more important things to worry about besides me? How about finding a president? Or containing ISIS?’

Branded 'Vile' And 'Disgusting', A Lebanese-American Porn Star Receives Death Threats After Being Voted Best Actress In The Sex Industry.

7. She also posted this image of a Chrismtas present she was given, saying it had cheered her up ‘after a long day of death threats’

Branded 'Vile' And 'Disgusting', A Lebanese-American Porn Star Receives Death Threats After Being Voted Best Actress In The Sex Industry.

Source: The Daily Mail.

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