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Vivek Oberoi slammed for sharing ‘distasteful’ meme on Salman Khan, Aishwarya Rai Bachchan

A picture of Salman and Rai was tagged under "Opinion poll", the one with Oberoi himself as "Exit poll" and the final one with Abhishek and Aaradhya as "Result".

By: Trends Desk | New Delhi |
Updated: May 21, 2019 1:30:30 pm
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While recently it was the row over Vivek Oberoi’s upcoming movie ‘PM Narendra Modi’ that had created a buzz on social media, this time it was a distasteful meme shared by the 42-year-old actor that has angered many. Captioned, “Haha! 👍 creative! No politics here….just life,” Oberoi tweeted a meme made by a user @pavansingh1985, which features his former girlfriend Aishwarya Rai, Abhishek Bachchan their daughter Aaradhya and Salman Khan. Following which the Maharashtra State Commission for Women is considering action against the actor.

After facing backlash for his offensive meme, Oberoi deleted the post and tweeted an apology. “Even if one woman is offended by my reply to the meme, it calls for remedial action. Apologies tweet deleted,” the actor wrote.

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While attempting a joke on the much-awaited results of Lok Sabha Elections 2019, the meme features three different images comparing Aishwarya Rai’s personal life with the election results. A picture of Khan and Rai was tagged under “Opinion poll”, the one with Oberoi himself as “Exit poll” and the final one with Abhishek and Aaradhya as “Result”.

Once viral, many called out the actor for sharing the derogatory meme and asked him to delete it. “Extremely absurd of you to tweet this!! Disappointing!” read many of the many angry comments on the viral tweet. Actor Sonam Kapoor also reacted to Oberoi’s post while retweeting a journalist’s comment.

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