Female pop singer converts to Islam

2015-08-29 08:31:32 | Al Muslim News
Female pop singer converts to Islam
Stracie Angie Anam during taking Shahadah (Islamic declaration of faith) while donning hijab in a video

 

A Malaysian pop star officially announced her reversion to Islam during a press conference held at Astro on Tuesday, confirming rumors about embracing Islam after being spotted wearing hijab, according to media reports. 

“Yes, I have converted to Islam officially on Monday. It was the happiest day of my life,” pop singer Stracie Angie Anam or Stacy AF was quotes by News Straits Times Online. 

Rumors about singer Akademi Fantasia Season 6 champion’s reversion to Islam were circulated on social media after she had appeared in a video taking the Islamic declaration of faith while donning hijab. 

Officially embracing Islam at the Johor Baru religious office in Johor, Malaysia, the pop star took a Muslim name, Ummu Syaikhah Stacy binti Anam. 

The 25-year-old star, who has four albums, hopes that fans wouldn’t question her reversion to Islam. 

“I was a Christian before and I am proud of it. But this is a matter of the heart, and I have fallen in love with Islam and I am ready to embrace it with all my heart,” she said.

Previous month, Tottenham striker Emmanuel Adebayor revealed his reversion to Islam after taking Shahada, or declaration of faith, in a social media video.

.

Tags: #Convert-to-Islam #Malaysia #

Latest News

What to Next

Paradise Papers UK Queen Elizabeth II's private estate invested in offshore funds

LONDON:  Millions of pounds from the private estate of Britain's Queen Elizabeth II have been invested in offshore tax haven funds, a hu... More

Bahrain orders citizens to leave Lebanon

Bahrain ordered its citizens in Lebanon to “leave immediately” Sunday after the country's prime minister resigned in a sudden televise... More

Hezbollah Riyadh Imposed Resignation of Lebanon Hariri

BEIRUT: Hassan Nasrallah, the head of Hezbollah, said on Sunday the resignation of Saad Hariri had been “imposed” by Saudi Arabia. &ldq... More

Trump says time for patience on N.Korea is over

TOKYO: The time for “strategic patience” with North Korea is over, President Donald Trump said Monday, after winning Japan’s backing... More

KSA freezes accounts of detained suspects, corruption money to be reimbursed to treasury

Saudi authorities have announced that they will freeze the bank accounts of the 11 suspects detained in the kingdom on corruption charges,&n... More

`Ober` banned the American woman on anti-Muslim tweets

New York: Taxi service 'Ober' and 'Lift' banned American women, after hitting violent attacks on Muslims after a truck attack in the U... More

90 killed in Kabul blast: Afghan intel says attack planned by Haqqani network, ISI

CHARIKAR: At least 15 people were killed and 27 wounded when fuel tankers exploded in the town of Charikar, northwest of the Afghan capital Kabul on W... More

World's first hydrogen powered tram runs in China

China-produced first ever tram powered by hydrogen fuel cells has started its journey in Tangshan, north China's Hebei Province, the move will red... More

Indian preacher Zakir Naik finds refuge in Malaysia

KUALA LUMPUR: When Zakir Naik emerged from a prominent Malaysian mosque last month fans swarmed about him, seeking selfies with the Indian Muslim tele... More

Putin in Iran to talk Syria, nuclear deal

Russian President Vladimir Putin began a visit to Iran on Nov. 1designed to underpin closer ties between two countries at loggerheads with the United ... More

86