David J Constable, author of “Boobs, Botox and the Babes of Beirut“
So summer is here again and with it comes the annual influx of derogatory, poorly researched articles by western â€˜journalistsâ€™ doing their best to pick out the worst parts of Beirut culture after a quick holiday visiting a couple of nightclubs.
Last year CNN made a brave expedition through the jungle of Beirutâ€™s rooftop bars, encouraging the world to think that the city was populated entirely by sparkling idiots who couldnâ€™t care about tomorrow as long as the champagne was flowing and the iPhone still had enough battery to film the dead look in everyoneâ€™s eyes.
This year the Huffington Post have gone one step further, with a piece by David J Constable claiming that
â€˜Beirut has now overtaken both LA and Miami as the plastic surgery capital of the world.â€™ [Full Response]