Alia Shawkat Issues Arabic Greeting While Presenting at the SAG Awards

Alia Shawkat is not a fan of President Trump’s immigration ban — and she subtly expressed her opposition at the 2017 Screen Actors Guild Awards.

The Search Party actress presented at the awards show Sunday, and briefly issued a greeting in Arabic.

Assalamu alaikum,” Shawkat said, uttering a phrase roughly translates to “greetings” or “peace be with you.”

“Like many of our nominees here tonight, we represent people who have come from other cultures, and that’s a real...


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