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WATCH: Actor’s attempt to take selfie with Saudi king backfires

A clip of Saudi actor was shared by many social media users in his country after he attempted to take a selfie with Saudi king, only to be pushed away by security guards protecting the royal dignitary.

In a clip which was uploaded on the YouTube on Dec 9 shows actor Habib al-Habib, who is best known for his comic appearances in the local media, was shown putting his arm around the Saudi ruler before having it swiftly and firmly removed by a member of the King’s entourage.

The video racked up over 200,000 views.

A Saudi website reported that the incident took place at the Sheikh Jaber al-Ahmed Cultural Center in Kuwait, during the Saudi King’s recent Gulf states’ tour.






The actor’s selfie attempt was responded with hilarious tweets on the social media


And here’s what the actor had to say!




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