Middle East

June 7, 2011

Egyptian celebrities who backed Mubarak become pariahs

Before Egypt's revolution, Tamer Hosny's rakish, goateed face was everywhere. His Pepsi billboards dotted the Cairo skyline, his videos played non-stop on music channels, and his catchy love songs were the ringtones of choice for millions of teenage fans. Then came what Egyptian bloggers, borrowing from American teen parlance, dubbed his "epic fail."

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