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Karan Johar Responds to Same Sex Marriage Joke on Twitter. #LoveWins, Trolls Lose

  | June 29, 2015 13:02 IST (New Delhi)
Karan Johar

Karan Johar is the director of films such as Kuch Kuch Hota Hai and Kabhi Khushi Kabhie Gham

The trolls have directed vitriol at celebrities like Bollywood filmmaker Karan Johar, whose sexuality has been a continuing topic of interest and speculation

The American Supreme Court's historic ruling last Friday making same-sex marriage legal in all 50 states spawned a weekend of debate on Twitter. Several users have tweeted in support of the judgement, others have taken the opposing view. The trolls have directed vitriol at celebrities like Bollywood filmmaker Karan Johar, whose sexuality has been a continuing topic of interest and speculation ever since he made his name directing movies like Kabhi Khushi Kabhie Gham.
Karan Johar, who obliquely addressed his sexuality in the controversial AIB Roast, retorted to a troll:
 
The Dharma boss was responding to this:
 

On the comments thread, the user was called out by several others and advised to "get a life."
Meanwhile, the US Supreme Court's verdict was the subject of a wave of tweets both for and against. The handful of Indian celebs tweeting included director Onir, who noted that homosexuality is still ciminalised in India, and Bigg Boss alumnus Sushant Divgikar, both openly gay.
 
 
In America and UK, several gay celebs hailed the Supreme Court's ruling.
 
 
British actors Sir Ian McKellen and Sir Derek Jacobi led the New York Gay Pride March on Sunday.
 

Image courtesy: AFP
 

Image courtesy: AFP


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