Emily LodishDecember 4, 2013 13:43
At first it seemed like some kind of joke. Twenty-three-year-old Jennifer Grout from Cambridge, Mass. walked on stage in Lebanon, toting her oud, an Arab instrument similar to a lute, and ready to audition for Arabs' Got Talent. Ahmed Helmi, an Egyptian actor and one of the judges, asks her a question in Arabic to which she responds with a blank stare and, "Sorry?"