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Female Saudi Poet Known for Controversial Verses Game Show Final

August 31, 2010

A Saudi woman received a death threat last week after she appeared on “Poet of Millions,” Abu Dhabi’s version of the game show “American Idol” — which features aspiring poets instead of singers — and recited a poem attacking clerics for “terrorizing people and preying on everyone seeking peace.”

 

http://thelede.blogs.nytimes.com/2010/03/19/female-saudi-poet-known-for-controversial-verses-reaches-game-show-final/

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