Singer Saad Lamjarred greets fans
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#BBCtrending: Why it's tough being a groupie in Kuwait

Pop fans in Kuwait have been criticised on social media for their supposedly "rowdy" behaviour.

The Moroccan singer Saad Lamjarred was mobbed by screaming girls during an appearance at a shopping mall in Kuwaiti city.

Footage showing the girls climbing on their friends' shoulders and shoving security guards sparked anger amongst Kuwaitis online and hashtags about the event trended.

#BBCtrending meets Kuwait specialist Sumaya Bakhsh of BBC Monitoring to find out more.

  • 05 Apr 2014
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