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Sonam Kapoor supports Deepika Padukone: Actresses are constantly getting objectified

Sonam Kapoor supported Deepika Padukone's recent outburst against a daily for putting up a tasteless picture.

By: Press Trust of India | New Delhi | Updated: September 16, 2014 5:55:26 pm
Sonam Kapoor: We are constantly being objectified, be it kissing scenes or wearing bikinis. Sonam Kapoor: We are constantly being objectified, be it kissing scenes or wearing bikinis.

Sonam Kapoor has supported Deepika Padukone’s recent outburst against a newspaper for putting up her tasteless pictures on its Twitter handle, saying objectification of actresses is a sad reality.

Deepika, 28, had angrily responded to the pictures yesterday, tweeting “Yes! I am a woman. I have breasts and a cleavage! You got a problem!!??”

Read: Deepika Padukone angry after daily publishes story on her dress

Sonam, who reportedly does not share a very good equation with Deepika, said the incident was “sad and unfortunate”. “We are constantly being objectified, be it kissing scenes or wearing bikinis. Everything becomes a point of publicity and news. I am sorry that it happened to her. It’s obviously not right. I feel bad for her but I feel for the rest of us also,” Sonam told reporters here.

The actress, who is currently in the city to promote her upcoming film ‘Khoobsurat’, said, “Deepika is extremely diplomatic so it must have been something stupid that she reacted like that.”

Deepika’s tweet was trending yesterday, with several Bollywood celebrities like Arjun Kapoor, Anushka Sharma, Karan Johar, Nimrat Kaur coming out in support of the actress.

Also read: Deepika Padukone gets huge support from Bollywood colleagues

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