No apology for 'cleavage' tweet: It was a compliment, TOI tells angry Deepika
A disgruntled Deepika Padukone on Sunday hit out at a leading Indian daily for an article titled 'OMG: Deepika Padukone's cleavage show!'
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.
YES!I am a Woman.I have breasts AND a cleavage! You got a problem!!??
— Finding Fanny (@deepikapadukone) September 14, 2014
Dont talk about Woman's Empowerment when YOU don't know how to RESPECT Women! — Finding Fanny (@deepikapadukone) September 14, 2014
A host of celebrities support showed support for the Finding Fanny actress. Here are some tweets in support of the leading lady:
That's eve teasing of different kind...@deepikapadukone that's the way women shd stand against & protest ...
— Shoojit Sircar (@ShoojitSircar) September 14, 2014
We have hit a new low today...forget complimenting a woman have the ability to respect a woman first... — Arjun Kapoor (@arjunk26) September 14, 2014
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