A friend of Shaaban Abdel-Rahim said, during his interview with the “Sabaya al-Khair” program presented by the media, Reham Said, on the “Al-Nahar” screen, that he wrote most of Shaaban Abdel-Rahim’s songs, such as “Cigarettes and he hated Israel,” adding: “Uncle Shaaban is not just a singer. Rather, it is love, a brother, a friend, and ten years of age .. I am a brother to Shaban’s cousins, and I was brought up in the middle of them, and I was with him most of the time in theater, studios, travel, and most of his life.
He continued, saying: “The stories of Shaban’s uncle with me, and he kept beautiful memories, especially what we had… his secret was with me .. I know the Lebanese girl .. this is a seductive month, and she does not have a passport or lease contract .. and I know her and I was present at every meeting … his age I will not marry her .. Uncle Shaaban loves the Hajj and is ten years old .. But the Lebanese girl wanted to sing and become famous, and I had not seen her for many years, but she was talking to me on the phone.
The Lebanese singer, Manar Hamza, shocked the artistic community by revealing her marriage to the Egyptian popular artist Shaaban Abdel Rahim.
The disclosure of this secret marriage came with the demand of the Lebanese artist, Manar Hamza, of her legitimate right to the inheritance of Shaaban Abdel Rahim, as his wife, according to her statements in a video that she showed on her official page on the “Instagram” site.
Manar Hamza said that Issam, the son of the popular artist, refused to grant her her inheritance right, pointing out that since the death of Shaaban Abdel-Rahim, she has lived in the United States, and that Shaaban Abdel Rahim wrote for her a villa in her name.