Saudi Actor Arrested for Dabbing, Quickly Apologizes

Abdallah Al Shahani called his move "spontaneous" and "unintended."

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Saudi Actor Arrested for Dabbing, Quickly Apologizes

A Saudi Arabian actor and television host has been arrested for dabbing in public, according to the BBC.

According to the report, Abdallah Al Shahani was performing at a music festival in the southwestern city of Taif over the weekend when he briefly broke into a dab move, tucking his head into the crook of his right arm. Dabbing is officially banned in Saudi Arabia. A poster created by the Saudi Ministry’s National Commission for Combating Drugs cautions citizens “about the dangers of this on the youth and society, and is warning against imitating it.”

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Al Shahani apologized on Twitter for the move, saying it was “spontaneous” and “unintended.”

No word yet on whether Paul Ryan is arranging a defense fund.

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