In an interview with Newsweek, Khalifa said her critics were accusing her of shaming Lebanon by appearing in adult films with such a tattoo on her body.
Tickets go on sale next week for the city’s hugely popular heritage weekend, Open Cambridge, which runs from 8-9 September and is celebrating its tenth year with the biggest and most ambitious programme of events ever.
Condemning Indian cricketer Mohammed Shami for his wife’s dress, a Muslim cleric on Monday said that the former should understand that women should be fully covered as per Islam.
‘I don’t think it is a controversial matter, but yes it is condemnable. Being a Muslim he should have remembered that women should be fully covered as per Islam,’ said Muslim cleric Hina Zaheer.
One Twitter user threatened her head “will be cut soon” while another warned Khalifa would be the “the first person in Hellfire”, to which she quipped: “I’ve been meaning to get a little tan recently”.
Khalifa also came under fire for her tattoos she has relating to Lebanon, including the opening line of the Lebanese national anthem and a tattoo of the Lebanese Forces Cross, which she said was to "show solidarity with my father's political views after a bombing in Lebanon in 2012”.