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Amir Khan's wife Faryal Makhdoom was heard describing a song as "gay" in a Snapchat video.
In the clip posted by boxer Amir this week, he and YouTuber Fayal are seen lying on a bed discussing music.
Faryal is seen cringing with embarrassment to be caught listening to the song, which is barely audible.
"I want people to see the tiger in me, not the wuss'"
"What you listening to?" asks Amir.
"This is such a gay song!" giggles Faryal in response, reports the Daily Mail. "Please don't..."
The mother-of-three then adds: "Everyone needs to see the tiger in me, not the real wuss."
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"Splashy tabloid headlines, glitzy boxing matches and glamorous posed photo shoots"
Amir and Faryal - who, according to reports, are currently in Dubai in the United Arab Emirates - will soon be the subject of new reality TV show Meet the Khans on BBC Three.
A synopsis for the 2021 show reads:"This high gloss, entertaining reality series takes us into the world of Olympic medallist and boxing World Champion Amir Khan and his fashion and beauty influencer wife, Faryal Makhdoom - an exclusive insight into the real couple behind the splashy tabloid headlines, glitzy boxing matches and glamorous posed photo shoots.
"In this access all areas series into the dynamics of this young couple, famed for their colourful lifestyle; we join them in Amir’s beloved Bolton, meeting the extended Khan clan, his trusted gang of old mates and the boxing hub where he mentors young local lads and follow ambitious entrepreneur Faryal, as she ramps up her business plans, all this with three mini Khans in tow!"
Attitude has approached Makhdoom for comment.
The Attitude 101 February issue featuring 101 LGBTQ trailblazers is out now.