" But later he excitedly remembers some more English words, telling her: "I love you too. I love you too."Their exchanges took on extra significance in Saudi Arabia, where unrelated men and women seldom see one another.
Almost all public spaces are gender segregated and most women cover their face, hair and bodies.
When he doesn't return, his video partner looks concerned and starts biting his nails.
According to Ary News one of Abu Sin's friends then confirms that he has been arrested.
A Saudi teenager who charmed You Tube viewers with his clumsy online flirting has been arrested for 'unethical behaviour.'The boy, who is known by his screen name 'Abu Sin', a nickname which means 'toothless' in Arabic, shot to fame with his goofy attempts to woo Californian vlogger Christina Crockett, 21.
But police in Riyadh said the "enticing" videos had received "negative attention" when they went viral which violated the country's conservative norms. Fawaz Al-Mayman told the Saudi Gazette that Abu Sin, 19, was arrested on Sunday after Saudi viewers demanded he be punished. The pair hit it off on conversational live-streaming site You Now and drew in nearly 6.5 million views despite the fact that he speaks almost no English and she speaks no Arabic.
' and suggesting the teen be given a television show rather than a jail term.
Local lawyer Abdulrahman Al-Lahem said imprisonment was the correct course of action.
The ethics and morals of Shariah Law apply even on the Internet,” he said.For those who want to filter the people that they are randomly selected to chat with, Wow Chat has an optional premium upgrade that you can choose to purchase.This upgrade will give you the ability to filter your potential chatmates based on their age, gender, and location.Many of the pair's viewers were based in the Arab world and it was through them that Abu Sin was brought to the police's attention.They identified and tracked down the teen - whose real name has not been released - in the Saudi capital and arresting him while he was broadcasting another video. 25 purports to show his arrest which occurred while he was chatting to a Kuwaiti user who, upon seeing the police car in the background of the shot, makes siren noises before watching as Abu Sin goes to talk to the cops.