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.


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