'MTV Roadies Revolution' mentor, Neha Dhupia has finally broken her silence after being brutally trolled on social media. The actress was trolled for bashing a male contestant on the show, after he confessed that he slapped a girl over infidelity. Dhupia's name trended on Twitter as trolls subjected her and called her a fake feminist.
After keeping mum for about two days, Neha Dhupia, finally took to Twitter to release a statement. Neha clarified that she had just taken a stand against violence and had been misrepresented. She also shared that she had remained silent even after her post had 56k comments, however, her family and friends are being harassed. Dhupia said that her dad's personal Whatsapp and daughter's page was barraged with abuses. She concluded by saying gender-based violence against women is a huge problem and needs to stop.
Here's her full statement:
This comes after a snippet from the 'MTV Roadies Revolution's auditions went viral on the internet, on Thursday. In the video, Neha was seen lashing out at a contestant who slapped his girlfriend because she cheated on him with five other boyfriends. Neha Dhupia was heard saying, "It's her choice... May, be the problem lies with you, check yourself first... Nobody gives you the f****ng right to slap a girl."
Co-judge, Nikhil Chinapa was also trolled for hurling abuses at the contestant.