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Ram Gopal Varma’s sexist, racist tweet that has Twitterati fuming gets a fitting reply from Omar Abdullah

'Because Mrs Obama has more class in the little toe of her left foot than you will ever have!!!! ' tweeted J&K CM Omar Abdullah, in response to Ram Gopal Varma's controversial tweet comparing Michelle Obama and Melania Trump.

By: Trends Desk | Kolkata | Updated: November 9, 2016 6:52 pm
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While people are still in shock over the astonishing victory of Republican nominee Donald Trump, and the future that awaits America and mainly the its immigrants, one person here in India got a lot of attention for all the wrong reasons.

Film-maker Ram Gopal Varma like others shared his opinion on Trump’s victory, but took it tad too far. First, the Rangeela director congratulated himself on predicting the victory of the Republican nominee, some “four months ago”. Well, not to take away his clairvoyance, but a fish named Chanakya also predicted his victory! So…

He also ridiculed people who thought that the billionaire-businessman was “nonsensical”. We can’t blame him much for that the Americans themselves decided to elect Donald Trump, and we respect democracy.

But it was his sexist tweet on the present and future First Ladies of the US that just crossed the line. The Sarkar director posted a message that read, “For some reason I like the present First Lady much more than the previous..can anyone tell me why?” along with picture of Michelle Obama and a model, who looks very much like Melania Trump, but many users have pointed out that it is probably not Trump’s wife.

What followed next was Varma being slammed for his crude, sexiest remark. Netizens thought that his tweet was even racist and lambasted him for objectifying women. The sexist remark drew criticism from all concerns and even former Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah gave it back to him. And if we may say so, it was just perfect.

But, nothing really bothered the film-maker and he continued with his disrespectful tweets. and some some reason he thought Trump’s comment about grabbing women by their genitals was “Honesty”!


The argument here is not about who is – or will be – a better FLOTUS, and what both ladies in question did in past (Melania Trump was a model and Michelle Obama a lawyer). What really should bother all is the Varma’s tweet that objectifies women and stands for everything that’s wrong today’s gender discourse.

Here is how Twitterati reacted to Varma’s remark:

Tell us your views about Ram Gopal Varma’s remarks in comments below.

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  1. A
    Sep 9, 2017 at 10:48 am
    Oh c'mon y indians are soo squeamish.... do most understand 'Humour'...dont make india a boring squeamish place.... i find this funny though...
    1. C
      CaptMukesh Mahtabi
      Mar 8, 2017 at 5:52 pm
      I can tell you why? You Ram Gopal Varma are a klone from outer space - look at yourself in a mirror - your eyes pop out!
      1. Jaywant Nitturkar
        Nov 9, 2016 at 6:44 pm
        Varma is an ...a deprived soul...do not give importance to such morons by making it headline news...
        1. S
          Nov 9, 2016 at 7:54 pm
          may be dear IE you would have posted tweet of Tinku Vardarajan as well....liberal journo...and that Dampy historian...sharing nude video shoot of the new first lady USA
          1. R
            Nov 9, 2016 at 5:20 pm
            I wonder how he become director ? he is stupid rascal
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