An apology proposed by Twinkle Khanna on social media via an extended
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- She wrote “My reaction was purely emotional and without perspective,”
- Internet had described Twinkle’s cut as ‘disappointing’
- “That’s the thing about parents,” Mallika Dua tweeted
After Twinkle Khanna’s statement on social media, Akshay Kumar-Mallika Dua controversy escalated. Twinkle Khanna ended her statement by highlighting two jokes over it.
Twinkle Khanna known author, said earlier that she would like to be kept out of the whole controversy and issued a statement regarding it. The Internet described Twinkle’s cut on the controversy as ‘disappointing.’ On Friday evening, she offered an ‘apology’ via a big post and shared it across all social media platforms. Twinkle, 42, wrote.”As I reflect on my actions this past week, I realize that I got pulled into this debate not as a social commentator but as a wife and unlike my normal, slightly rational self, my reaction was purely emotional and without perspective, and I have been rather miserable about it ever since,”
she called herself a ‘feminist’ from the time she was young, adding more to her statement she said ,”I would like to apologize to everyone who felt that I was trivializing the cause of feminism especially because I strongly believe in equality and have been a feminist from the time I was a young woman, much before I even knew the term.” She also quoted about her five-year-old daughter Nitara who was according to her also ‘dragged in the controversy for something that she had certainly nothing to do with.’
Read Twinkle’s entire post below:
Without mentioning anybody’s name Mallika Duan on social media said, “That’s the thing about parents. They are protective of their children whether they are 5 or whether they are 28.”
That’s the thing about parents. They are protective of their children whether they are 5 or whether they are 28.
Mallika Dua, Akshay’s colleague in The Great Indian Laughter Challenge, had shared Twinkle’s ‘lame joke’ tweet and just wrote, “Ha Ha… No,” on it.
In The Great Indian Laughter Challenge, If judges like the performance by any contestant they ring a bell which indicates their more consent on that act. Akshay’s “ring a bell” comment refers to the same. In the clip, which wasn’t aired, Akshay Kumar can be heard saying, “Mallika ji aap bell bajao, main aapko bajata hun.”
After the controversy started turning, Mallika’s father Vinod Dua a jpurnalist, told news agency IANS that he “expects an apology” from Akshay. Twinkle, in her statement, previously, shared, “Should Mr Dua’s statement also be taken literally or interpreted in context? Words, especially humor has to be seen in its right context.” Vinod Dua had also posted a note of Facebook, which he later deleted.
Below are screenshots of some citizen’s comments how they take this controversy.
Akshay Kumar the great B-town actor known for his comedy and thrilled acting got married with Twinkle Khanna since 2001. Now they have two children, son Aarav and daughter Nitara. Next year, his Akshay’s 2.0 and Padman will be released. Also,Twinkle Khanna is the author of two bestsellers – Mrs Funnybones and The Legend Of Lakshmi Prasad.