Journalist shuts down interview after man says it’s beneath him to be interviewed by a woman

May "In this studio, I run the show" be your catchphrase today.

Lebanese TV host Rima Karaki was joined on her news program by London-based scholar Hani Al Seba'i to discuss the recent wave of Christians joining ISIS.

As the conversation - with time running out - got sidetracked into historical detail, Karaki tried to steer Al Seba'i back to the topic at hand.

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Unfortunately, the ol' man got angry.

"Please don't get all worked up. We respect you and know you want to give a complete answer," Karaki said, as she tried to calm the situation.

"Are you done? Shut up so I can talk," said Al Seba'i.

"How can a respected sheik like yourself tell a TV host to shut up?!", asked an incredulous Karaki.

"It is beneath me to be interviewed by you. You are a woman...", Al Seba'i replied.

Which, well, bad move.

Add another hero to this week's International Women's Day celebrations. Well played, Rima Karaki.

Source: Buzzfeed