Recently, Abhay Deol obliquely slammed Bollywood celebs (like Shah Rukh Khan, Deepika Padukone and Sonam Kapoor) for endorsing fairness creams. After Abhay's post received a positive response and went viral, Sonam, who has co-starred with Abhy Deol in 2010 film Aisha, reminded him in a tweet that his cousin, actress Esha Deol, has also featured in a fairness cream ad. She posted another tweet in which she said she shot for the L'Oreal advertisement, which Abhay had invoked in his scathing post, a decade ago and she "didn't understand the ramifications." She deleted both the tweets after she was trolled mercilessly - A) for dragging Esha Deol in the matter and making it a personal attack and B) for deleting the tweets and not being able to stand by her words.
Here are the screenshots of Sonam's tweets and Abhay's replies:
Is wrong too. For my views read my post. https://t.co/Jw9CNINd6t? abhay deol (@AbhayDeol) April 12, 2017
Here's what the Twitter trolls had to say:
@AbhayDeol It's wrong on her part to bring this personal matter to discussion on twitter.? Dinesh Chaturvedi (@dineshisfun) April 12, 2017
Abhay Deol's posts were provokes by a politician - BJP leader Tarun Vijay - comments on India not being racist. Here's what he posted about Sonam Kapoor.
Abhay Deol was last seen in Happy Bhag Jayegi. Sonam Kapoor recently won a Special Mention National Award for Neerja and she will soon start filming Veere Di Wedding.
(With PTi inputs)