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    'Resurrection'? How Bin Laden Became a Pop Star in Brazil

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    The "new" Bin Laden, whose real name is Jefferson Cristian, is a Brazilian musician who has his own personal assistant arranging his phone calls and interviews with the press.

    The 21-year-old Bin Laden is so busy with his music career that he can no longer communicate with journalists by phone without the permission of his PA Martins Emerson.

    Emerson does his job well, but seems to care about his protégé too much, forbidding him from giving interviews on the phone and communicating with journalists without his approval, the website extra.globo.com wrote.

    "He is a superstar in Brazil," Martins Emerson says, explaining his strict rules and behavior.

    In his address to the audience, Emerson asked the media to send all questions to him personally via e-mail. Interviews with the young Bin Laden can also take place only in the presence of his agent, so that he could "correct the direction of his answers."

    According to Emerson, the author of the music hit "Everything's calm, everything's cool" ("Tá tranquilo, tá favorável") has a very busy schedule and "shouldn't be bothered" by interviews and constant contacts with the press.

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