Loose Women’s Saira Khan remains defiant after receiving sick death threat

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by Emma Dodds |
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Saira Khan has been bombarded with hate comments after hitting out at a conservative Muslim preacher.

Saira, 47, best known for being a panellist on Loose Women, uploaded a photo of herself in a bikini on holiday in Croatia to her Instagram profile.

She captioned the photo: "I woke up to news that A Muslim Preacher is saying that 'plucking eyebrows' for Muslim women is a sin - here's my response - kiss my 🍑 you backward prehistoric dinosaur!"

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Saira posted this photo on Instagram (Credit: Instagram/ Saira Khan) ©Instagram/ Saira Khan

She posted the photo in response to a female Muslim preacher who said in a YouTube sermon that it was sinful for Muslim women to pluck their eyebrows.

Many fans rushed to the comments section on Saira's photo to praise her for speaking her mind.

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One wrote: "Every Muslim woman does their eyebrows man, you have been sinning all your lives practically, there are worse things going on in our world."

Another agreed: "Well said Saira, I love how you speak up for what you believe in on something like you say is so prehistoric."

Another person wrote: "99.9% of things women do is seen as a sin to these preachers! Keep doing you Saira, you've really given me the confidence I need to be myself in a culture which doesn't much favour independent and strong women."

But sadly, one person had a very shocking reaction to Saira's post, and wrote a threatening comment on her post.

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It read: "Keep your f****** mouth shut! Your not a Muslim nor do you represent anything to do with Islam!!! Your white masters have given ou what you desire as a sell out reporter!!! If you value your life keep the f*** out of Islam [sic]."

However, Saira wasn't too perturbed by the horrid comment, and immediately reported it to the police on her Twitter account.

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The Met Police Contact Centre responded with: "Hi Saira, pls DM us so we can take some further details. Thanks."

Saira's fans immediately replied to her tweet with supportive messages.

One read: "Disgusting. I hope this is followed through Saira. Don't let it get to you."

Another added: "Words fail me...you shouldn't have to receive and deal with this stuff...awful."

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