Sonam Kapoor Slams Vivek Oberoi For Sharing Offensive Meme On Aishwarya Rai
Mumbai: Vivek Oberoi, whose ‘PM Narendra Modi’ biopic will finally hit theatres on Friday, sparked a controversy by sharing an offensive meme featuring him, Aishwarya Rai Bachchan, Abhishek Bachchan, Salman Khan and Aishwarya’s seven-year-old daughter Aaradhya.
Captioning the image, Vivek wrote, “Haha! creative! No politics here….just life.”
Haha! 👍 creative! No politics here….just life 🙏😃
— Vivek Anand Oberoi (@vivekoberoi) May 20, 2019
Journalist Nidhi Razdan was one of the first people to slam Vivek. In a tweet, she wrote- “Distasteful. Move On Mr. Oberoi.”
Distasteful. Move on Mr. Oberoi https://t.co/BbLskLUoLh
— Nidhi Razdan (@Nidhi) May 20, 2019
Shocked at the objectionable meme, Aishwarya’s Cannes contemporary and Lo’real India co-ambassador Sonam Kapoor Ahuja also called Vivek’s post “disgusting” and “classless.”
Disgusting and classless. https://t.co/GUB7K6dAY8
— Sonam K Ahuja (@sonamakapoor) May 20, 2019
Others who responded to Vivek’s post were shuttler Jwala Gutta and journalist Kamlesh Sutar.
Extremely absurd of you to tweet this!! Disappointing!
— Gutta Jwala (@Guttajwala) May 20, 2019
Some People never grow up in life …This guy never knew how to respect a woman, and don’t think he will ever learn to… Once a loser , always a loser @vivekoberoi #VivekOberoi pic.twitter.com/n6QVQsZgDU
— Kamlesh Sutar (@kamleshsutar) May 20, 2019
Vivek’s post also drew the ire of many Twitter users who criticised the actor for sharing such an unsavoury picture.
loser, spare ur stupid joke on someone’s personal life
— Nehr_who (@Nehr_who) May 20, 2019
It shows how much low level thinking you have.
Do it with your sister & wife ‘s past relationships & photographs too #ShameOnYou 💩
— Monica Singh (@Monica_twee) May 20, 2019
Wow! What a sport. Hats off to you and your humour
— Neha Bhatia (@maverickneha1) May 20, 2019