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Lebanon's 'invincible' popstar Ragheb Alama fell over... and the internet fell with him

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Date of publication: 5 September, 2017

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Though some of his fans refused to believe Ragheb Alama could actually fall over. It had to have been a moonwalk, right?

A video of Lebanese superstar Ragheb Alama was making rounds all over the Arab social mediasphere over the weekend after he tripped over during a concert.

Singing at the Bkassine Festival, he surprised his audience by tripping over, an accident which later caused a massive stir.

Arab media outlets saw the clickbaity opportunity and wrote headlines which implied that Ragheb Alama had collapsed during the concert and tweeters began circulating the video as hilarity and concern for the singer became a temporary distraction for Arabs.

Later on, he tweeted that the humidity of Bkassine created dampness on stage, which is why he fell and he thanked God for making it out of the fall safely. Ragheb Alama has earned himself a comical reputation for being invincible and to be involved in all major world events.


Though some of his fans refused to believe Ragheb Alama could actually fall over. It had to have been a moonwalk, right?

While others thought there could be more to the fall than what meets the eye...

Translation: Ragheb Alama falling happened at the same time as the North Korean hydorgen bomb

Some were just amazed that Ragheb Alama tripping over would even cause such a fuss



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