In his change of manner in English and French sung song enlists Bilal Hassani for acceptance. “When I dream, I’m a king”, – stated in it. However, since the 19-Year-old with “Roi” (king) won at the weekend the Melodifestivalen, France’s candidate for the European Song Contest (ESC) massive hostility.

Bilal Hassani wears platinum blonde hair, a Nickel glasses and is gay. Now the musician with Moroccan roots am reviled as a “pedophile” or a “disgrace” for France, or Islam, told his lawyer to the AFP news Agency, according to. The singer had provided, therefore, a complaint against an Unknown.

Conchita as a model

hate anise and supporters, according to the Bavarian broadcasting already more than 1500 “offensive and discriminatory” Tweets. There were calls to violence, or even murder, the lawyer told AFP. He addressed himself, therefore, because “an insult, incitement to hatred and to violence, and homophobic threats” to law enforcement authorities.

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Me voilà aujourd’hui entouré de 17 artistes extrêmement talentueux, à me battre pour cette place à l’ @Euro-vision France . Je suis en train de vivre un rêve de gosse et encore plus en étant entouré par de tels talent de ouf ! Je suis chanceux d’avoir rencontré @Madame Monsieur et d’avoir pu écrire le titre ” Roi ” , une chanson qui porte un message important pour moi : celui de l’acceptation de soi. Je vous aime plus que tout au monde, sans vous je ne suis rien ❤ On se retrouve bientôt pour vous faire découvrir ” Roi ”

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Artist – and also, perhaps, in dealing with such invective – Hassani, according to BR a role model: The Austrian ESC-Star Conchita. With the cover version of “Rise Like a Phoenix” by the cult figure of the artist in the show “The Voice Kids” first known. Meanwhile, hundreds of thousands on YouTube and in social media, follow him.

support Hassani from the organization Urgence homophobia, which campaigns for the rights of Homosexuals. In reference to the song title, she tweeted: “You’re a king.”


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