Television actor Shweta Tiwari has landed in a controversy for allegedly referring to God while making a statement about her innerwear. Her commenst came during a promotional event for her upcoming web series Show Stopper. As Shweta draws flak from the netizens for speaking out of turn, we take a look at other TV celebs who raised eyebrows for their controversial public comments.
Taarak Mehta Ka Ooltah Chashmah actress Munmun Dutta aka Babita Ji referred to a certain caste in a disparaging manner in a YouTube video, saying she “did not want to look like” them. Even as she apologised for her slip of tongue, netizens did not spare her.
Last year, Yuvika Chaudhary was embroiled in a controversy after she used casteist slur in her YouTube Vlog. In the clip, Yuvika could be seen filming her husband Prince Narula at a salon. She then commented that she “did not want to look like” a certain community. This had sparked outrage, forcing her to apologise.
While hosting Indian Idol 12, Aditya Narayan made a remark on people of Alibaug that was not perceived to be in good light. After backlash and calls to stop the show’s shoot, Aditya apologised.
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Singer Kumar Sanu’s son Jaan, who was a participant on Bigg Boss 14, faced backlash for his comment on the Marathi language during the show telecast. He had to apologise on national TV as host Salman Khan pointed out his fault and even the channel issued a clarification in the matter to water things down.
Comedian Sunil Pal of Great Indian Laughter Challenge fame landed in trouble for allegedly making “derogatory and obnoxious” comments on doctors working in COVID management and treatment. Pal made false allegations against doctors claiming their involvement in fraudulent deeds, comparing doctors to evil creatures of the society and also spread lies about COVID-19.