Qandeel Baloch's ex-husband comes forward with startling claims

Published: July 13, 2016
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Qandeel Baloch. PHOTO: FACEBOOK

Qandeel Baloch. PHOTO: FACEBOOK

In an unexpected turn of events, a man claiming to be internet sensation Qandeel Baloch’s husband came forward live on television on Wednesday.

The event was shortly followed by Baloch admitting she was indeed married and even had a child from her marriage to the man.

“My husband used to beat me up,” she said while speaking to Express News. The actor’s confession came after her former husband, Aashiq Hussain, claimed to the media he was earlier married to Baloch.

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Baloch admitted she had a son with Hussain. However, she added, “He never told my child I am his mother. It was a forced marriage.”

Speaking to Express News, Hussain refuted Baloch’s claims and said it was a love marriage. “I still have letters which she wrote with her blood,” he said.

“She wanted a car and bungalow from me,” Hussain added.

“I never contacted Aashiq Hussain after the divorce,” Baloch said. “I took a divorce because I wanted to study further and work but I was forcibly married.”

“He tortured me day and night during the one year I was married to him,” Baloch said while speaking to The Express Tribune. “After a year, I ran away with my son and sought refuge in Darul Aman,” she continued. However, the social media sensation said her son fell sick and she could not afford treatment so she was forced to give his custody to Hussain.

“I will fight for my son now.”

The social media startlet aid she was married when she was 17 years old to a man hailing from Kot Addu.

Last month, Senior Civil Judge Khursheed Ahmad summoned model Qandeel Baloch to court at a hearing on a petition filed by a lawyer. Advocate Shahbaz Ali Khan Gurmani, the petitioner, said that Baloch had brought ‘shame’ to the Baloch race by adopting the surname. He said she had no ties to the Baloch race.

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Separately, Gadai union council vice chairman Fayyaz Khan Leghari of Dera Ghazi Khan sent model Baloch a legal notice on Monday demanding that she apologise for ‘bringing shame’ to the Baloch race, stop using Baloch as her surname and pay him Rs50 million. “Otherwise, strict action will be taken against you”, says the legal notice (a copy of which is available with The Express Tribune).

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The notice said Baloch’s legal name was Fauzia Azeem. It alleges that she has been working along a certain ‘agenda’ and is not of Baloch ethnicity.

Recently, Mufti Qawi’s Ruet-e-Hilal Committee membership was suspended  for taking selfies with Qandeel Baloch. The move came after a video of the Ruet-e-Hilal Committee member with the self proclaimed actor and singer went viral on social media.

Baloch became famous through her tireless self-promotion and suggestive “selfies” posted on social media, amassing tens of thousands of followers.

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On Valentine’s Day, Baloch donned a plunging scarlet dress and posted a message defying the country’s president, who had issued a stern warning against the “Western” holiday.

“They can stop people from going out, but they can’t stop people from loving,” she declared in a Facebook video, going on to branding politicians “idiotic and disgusting”.

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Baloch is derided and feted in equal measure in Pakistan, but the message appeared to tap into the frustrations of many young people tired of being told how to behave — the footage has been viewed more than 830,000 times, and garnered 7,000 likes and counting.

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Reader Comments (19)

  • Malhotra
    Jul 13, 2016 - 4:22PM

    People do crazy stuff to get out of this country in pursuit of a better life. I mean anything. By any means necessary. I think QB took a chance, got fame by hook or by crook, and now claiming fear for her life, will eventually move out of this country. Great Job QB. Recommend

  • iDesi
    Jul 13, 2016 - 4:27PM

    “I took a divorce because I wanted to study further”
    Yeah. “Study”.Recommend

  • Someone
    Jul 13, 2016 - 4:34PM

    Now, she’ll come in her senses.Recommend

  • Someone
    Jul 13, 2016 - 4:38PM

    And Where’s her son pic? ET please update. Recommend

  • Malik Saab
    Jul 13, 2016 - 4:55PM

    Recently When news of Imran Khan getting married for the third time surfaced then everyone was stating that it is a personal affair of Mr Khan and we have no right to talk on this issue. But my question is that if marriage and divorce is a personal matter of Imran Khan then why this definition do not apply on Baloch’s and other cases.?
    Why a personal matter of One girl is such a sensation.? Recommend

  • Bilal Hussain
    Jul 13, 2016 - 5:04PM

    That story seems true as she has also admitted. But apart from that she has been doing cheap publicity stunts.Recommend

  • Irtiza
    Jul 13, 2016 - 5:16PM

    Why all this interference, let her live her own life.Recommend

  • سے Shaam (Hanafi)
    Jul 13, 2016 - 5:27PM

    I don’t subscribe to her views but let the poor woman live her life, the only way she knows how to earn is through sensationalizing on social media.People should ignore her, if she ain’t good, she would fizzle herself out in no time. One thing, you got to give her is, she has guts for a country like Pakistan…Recommend

  • Mr.x
    Jul 13, 2016 - 5:50PM

    Its difficult to trust what qandeel says..periodRecommend

  • afzaal ansari
    Jul 13, 2016 - 5:53PM

    waoo its amazing and shocked news with proliferated damaged her personality as confessed her Recommend

  • Sophia
    Jul 13, 2016 - 9:11PM

    It’s hypocracy that stems from a male dominated society. Also lots of people change their names. Rich people in Pakistan have way too much spare time on their hands. Recommend

  • Jerry
    Jul 13, 2016 - 9:44PM

    Is this a matter of great national importance that has to overshadow news like Mr. Edhi’s demise, floods, and other calamities people are facing in Pakistan. Is it that, the fortune of poor people of Pakistan depends on her is she is proven guilty or innocent in the on-going soap opera she has enacted through her shenanigans in the electronic, print and social media. She is trying for cheap publicity and wanting to stay in the news one way or another. This should be stopped specially after what she did with Maulana Qavi. Pemra or any of its counterpart organization should take notice and ban her from being mentioned by any kind of media in Pakistan including print media. Enough is enough.Recommend

  • Abdul Karim Sheikh.
    Jul 13, 2016 - 10:02PM

    It is her life no one should interfere in her life. She knows what is good and bad leave her alone and just stay cool. Recommend

  • OSD
    Jul 13, 2016 - 11:51PM

    I don’t agree with what she does publicly, but we have to admit that she has a great amount of courage and ambition. Rising up from a backward area, with minimum prospects, to becoming a media sensation is quite a feat.Recommend

  • Farah
    Jul 14, 2016 - 10:35AM

    It’s likely that she’s working on an foreign agenda being promoted by our neighbor country through its rape infested society and abysmal treatment of women. Qandeel is just a mindset developed in our society through the neighboring media. Time we sent qandeel to india to further strengthen their culture. Recommend

  • Pakistan Zindabad
    Jul 14, 2016 - 5:22PM

    @iDesi:
    I don’t know what she studied. But i know what she is teaching to girl generation.Recommend

  • Pakistan Zindabad
    Jul 14, 2016 - 5:28PM

    Every rise has fall. QB will see that all. She had a lots of call. Now she will see (in future) a wall.Recommend

  • Sid
    Jul 14, 2016 - 8:42PM

    @Malhotra:
    Meanwhile, Toronto is swarming with Indian students desperately waiting to return to India after obtaining their degrees. Really. Have some shame.Recommend

  • muhammed
    Jul 15, 2016 - 2:14AM

    But one has to see her amazing rise from very low to very famed one –
    one has to become shameless only – to be famous – or all famous people are shameless :)Recommend

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