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Egypt: Looking Inside Mr Egypt

Twenty-six-year-old Tarek Mohammed Nagiub Abdel Gawad has been named Mr Egypt 2010. He was also Egypt's candidate in the Mister World 2010 male pageant, which was held at Incheon, Korea, recently.

According to Universal Queen:

Tarek’s ambition is to have a career in fashion. His hobbies include football, volleyball and painting. “Don’t cry over spilt milk is his personal motto”.

Zeinobia says the young man looks “dumb” and does not represent Egypt:

I will not say anything except that this young man looks dumb, really dumb. Of course I can't expect high I.Q from a person who accepts to participate in this pageants.

This video is circulating in the Egyptian Facebook universe, where many people have commented in the usual Egyptian homophobic way.

By the way who is this guy ?? and why we did not hear anything about Mr. Egypt 2010 in the media in general !!?? I know after the controversy of Miss Egypt in 2007 Mr.El-Sibhay has disappeared and so I am just wondering on how he organizes the Mr. Egypt event and attracts contestants like the champ above !!??

On Egypt Search Forum, another video was posted of Tarek singing Get Down.

Comments on the forum ranged from:

Mr Egypt – hmmm – not bad at all.

I hope the best is inside him though!

to

Is that Mr./ Egypt 2010 …shame on us Egyptian men it seems Wasta [favoritism] is everywhere even in that false competition.

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