Essay about Muslim Women in the Entertainment Industry

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Muslim Women in the Entertainment Industry
Imagine a world immersed in beauty, wealth, gloss, and fame. I may be generalizing, but lets just say it’s a world in which you are born with a streaming talent that most individuals could only dream of. You constantly have hordes of spectators cheering your success and everyone wants to be your friend. The greatest fear of most women seems to be being hideous or lacking capacity and you have no idea what that feels like. Seems spectacular, doesn’t it? If you are a female actress or singer in the North American region then you probably know it is your cluster that I am referring to. Of course, what I talk about are only the optimistic and positive aspects of working in the acting or music
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Taking part in movies that portray love scenes or god forbid, kissing, is horrifying and according to the extremists in Islam, the women who indulge in these acts are no better than trash. It is true that religious zealots are not the only ones who speak out about women in the entertainment industry, but their voice is heard louder than anyone else’s in the Muslim world. Their voices are so loud in fact, that there is now an undeclared set boundary that female singers and actresses are expected to respect and obediently stay within in the Islamic society. Things such as incorporating sexual moves in a dance or being l?? lyrics in an album or track, depicting a sexually charged character a show, or even displaying skin while dancing or performing are all extremely looked down upon by the Islamic community. Although I am not endorsing all of these things (too much skin can get a bit uncomfortable to watch), I am suggesting that these females are too restricted within their own career by being told how to act and behave.
The intention of Islam is not to purposely discriminate against actresses and female singers. In fact, its intentions are pure and honorable. The origin of dressing purely and conservatively on television and in music came from the act of wearing the hijab, or the headscarf. Intended to shield women from the wandering eyes of the evil-intentioned men, the act of wearing the scarf was initiated for the betterment

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