Vivek Oberoi deletes Aishwarya Rai meme, apologises


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Comment(s) What’s wrong in it? The NCW has taken Suo-Motto cognizance in the matter reported by the media regarding Vivek Oberoi’s twit carrying picture of a minor girl and a women today. creative! Somebody tweeted a meme and I laughed at it. Advertising

The actor tweeted, “Sometimes what appears to be funny and harmless at first glance to one, may not be so to others. Apologies🙏🏻 tweet deleted. If I have done something wrong, I will apologise. Kaam karne jaate hain nahi non-issues ke upar netagiri shuru kar dete hain. I laughed at it and I appreciated the person for his creativity. — Vivek Anand Oberoi (@vivekoberoi) May 21, 2019

Even if one woman is offended by my reply to the meme, it calls for remedial action. The meme compared Aishwarya’s relationships to poll results. They couldn’t stop my film. :”Haha! I don’t know why people are making a huge issue out of it. Didi put someone behind bars for a meme. — Vivek Anand Oberoi (@vivekoberoi) May 21, 2019
The PM Narendra Modi actor on Monday tweeted a collage of three photos of Aishwarya Rai with Salman Khan, himself and Aishwarya’s husband Abhishek Bachchan and daughter Aaradhya. Advertising

As the tweet went viral, many Bollywood celebrities including Sonam Kapoor, Urmila Matondkar and Madhur Bhandarkar reacted on it and called Oberoi’s tweet ‘disgraceful and distasteful’. Someone had sent me a meme which made fun of me. I don’t think I have done anything wrong. @vivekoberoi pic.twitter.com/RQAViMQLVO
— NCW (@NCWIndia) May 20, 2019
On Monday evening, talking to ANI, Vivek said he had done nothing wrong. Apologies. He said, “People are saying apologise. I have spent the last 10 years empowering more than 2000 underprivileged girls, I cant even think of being disrespectful to any woman ever. People now want me to be behind bars too. The National Commission for Women (NCW) also issued a notice to Vivek Oberoi. tweet deleted.”

Sometimes what appears to be funny and harmless at first glance to one, may not be so to others. I have spent the last 10 years empowering more than 2000 underprivileged girls, I cant even think of being disrespectful to any woman ever.”
He added, “Even if one woman is offended by my reply to the meme, it calls for remedial action. If someone mocks you, you should not take it seriously.”
“Those in the meme don’t have a problem, but everyone else has. Now they are trying this,” the actor added. I have no problem with apologising, but tell me what wrong have I done. No politics here….just life” read the caption of the tweet.