Australian Model Michelle Leslie is also called Michelle Lee born on 13 April 1981. She is a Model and an inside designer. Australian Model Michelle Leslie is finest recognized for her 2005 arrest, conviction and three-month imprisonment (time served) for possessing two ecstasy tablets in Bali, Indonesia.
Australian Model Michelle Leslie Conversion to Islam
During her incarceration, Leslie started sporting Islamic gowns. And introduced by way of a spokesman that she had transformed into the Islamic religion. Some eighteen months previous to her arrest, though some within the media had steered in any other case—arguing. That Australian Model Michelle Leslie conversion was rather more current and an try and win favour in the courtroom. However, the character of her perception stays unclear. In an interview after her launch, she acknowledged that she didn’t “really know what makes you or not makes you a Muslim”.
And that she was “not a practising Muslim”. Years later, her non-secular beliefs continued to spark commentary. With accusations that she was an “on-again, off-again Muslim model” and that she had “introduced the world to disposable Islam”.
The change in a gown that coincided together with her announcement led to additional debate. Leslie selecting to don a burqa at one event when she appeared in the courtroom. And opting to put on an Islamic gown, reminiscent of conventional Muslim hijab till she was launched. Strong criticism emerged upon her launch when she was seen sporting tight-fitting garments without the hijab on her departure from the jail.
Once Australian Model Michelle Leslie had returned to Australia, the President of the Australian Federation of Islamic Councils, Ameer Ali, joined the controversy by recommending that she chorus from returning to her former profession as “a model for lingerie and underwear”, as such behaviour was “not allowed in Islam”.
In explaining her causes for adopting the gown, Leslie acknowledged in an interview for 60 Minutes, that the rationale she began sporting the hijab whereas incarcerated was as a result of she was afraid of being sexually assaulted, and to guard herself when she confronted the “media scrum”. Her resolution to put on conventional Islamic gown for defence has since been raised as a defence of sharia legislation because it has been steered that she demonstrated how the “requirement for Muslim women to cover themselves was meant to protect them”.
Australian Federation of Islamic Councils About Conversion
The Australian Federation of Islamic Councils initially acknowledged they’d no drawback with Leslie being a Muslim. Their president Ameer Ali really useful that she chorus from returning to her former profession as “a model for lingerie and underwear” after returning to Australia, as such behaviour was “not allowed in Islam”.In the 60 Minutes interview, Leslie acknowledged she wore Islamic clothes as a result of she was afraid of being sexually assaulted by male jail guards, and to guard herself when she confronted the media.
Leslie’s former pal Norah Cullen informed journalists Leslie fabricated the story about being a Muslim. And solely wore the burqa to hide her face from the media. Cullen, a Muslim herself, beforehand informed journalists Leslie’s conversion to Islam was real.
More not too long ago, Australian Model Michelle Leslie had been working with a fiancé. Adam Zammit to advertise occasions by way of Peer Group Media. Leslie and Zammit married in New Zealand in October 2012 however break up two years later. It has been reported within the media that she is in a relationship with Silverchair singer Daniel Johns.