Last Updated on September 8, 2018 by mybiohub
Born on February 8, 1970, Samya Attia Hadaka (Arabic: ساميه عطيه حداقه) popularly known as Sama El Masry is an Egyptian actress, belly dancer and TV personality. In 2013, Sama started to produce satirical YouTube videos in criticism of the FJC government, Muslim Brotherhood, and other Islamist factions and with her fourth video, featuring her wearing a headscarf and also a niqab, she received death threats, because she was, “as a hooker, making fun of hijab”.
Sama graduated from the Faculty of Arts and has also appeared in three cinema films since 2008, she began to work at Mehwar TV Channel.
Sama gained international notoriety when her video criticising Barack Obama’s policy towards Egypt and declaring support for the stance of Abdel Fattah el-Sisi went viral on the Internet in early August 2013.