No apology for 'cleavage' tweet: It was a compliment, TOI tells angry Deepika

FP Staff

September 15, 2014 12:41:52 IST

A disgruntled Deepika Padukone on Sunday hit out at a leading Indian daily for an article titled 'OMG: Deepika Padukone's cleavage show!'

Deepika Padukone.

Deepika Padukone.

Deepika took to Twitter to slam the newspaper saying, "Supposedly India's 'LEADING' newspaper and this is 'NEWS'!!??"

Standing up for herself Deepika tweeted, "YES!I am a Woman.I have breasts AND a cleavage! You got a problem!!??"

The article was accompanied by a video that showed her cleavage revealing dress.

A host of celebrities support showed support for the Finding Fanny actress. Here are some tweets in support of the leading lady:

However, the newspaper in a bid to do some damage control said on Twitter, "@deepikapadukone , It's a compliment! You look so great that we want to make sure everyone knew! :)"  But the come back did not go down well with the twitterati. Here are some reactions:

Updated Date: Sep 15, 2014 12:42 PM