Two Muslim Women Were Asked To Change Seats During A Taping Of The Real So Their Islamic Headscarves Wouldn't Be Seen By The Camera! Rude!
Things just got real for The Real.
Its been announced that the Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR) has filed a complaint against Warner Brothers for a policy that caused the studio to ask two Muslim women wearing headscarves to move out of the camera's view!
In February, four young women attended a taping of daytime talk show The Real. Two of the women were wearing Islamic headscarves, aka hijab.
While they were waiting, studio officials told them that the hijab-wearing women couldn't sit in the front row because they shouldn't be seen on camera, according to a studio policy.
Though the women complied, they were understandably upset by the anti-Muslim policy. CAIR Senior Civil Rights Attorney Fatima Dadabhoy had this to say about the incident: