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 Sonam Kapoor has stayed in news not only for her films but also for her controversial and mean statements. No one will deny that Sonam Kapoor has never minced words and spoke her mind at every opportunity she has got. But, unfortunately, that has led to many controversies too. On her birthday, here’s looking at some of the controversial statements made by Sonam Kapoor.

Sonam Kapoor’s Controversial & Mean Statements That Left Many Disappointed

Sonam Kapoor Controversial Statements
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1. When Sonam Kapoor Called Aishwarya Rai ‘Aunty’ To Demean Her

Sonam Kapoor Controversial Statement Aishwarya Rai

In 2009, Sonam was chosen as the ambassador of a beauty brand, which was also endorsed by Aishwarya Rai Bachchan. Aishwarya was upfront to share her  discomfort with the idea. Post which, Sonam called Aishwarya, “aunty” and started the controversy. As per the reports, she said – ‘Aishwarya is an aunty from another generation.’ Later, while clarifying her statement in an interview with Hindustan Times, she said, “Aish has worked with my dad so I have to call her aunty!” Fans did not like her mean and controversial statement. Because of this, she faced wrath over the internet. Later, Sonam clarified saying that she was ‘misquoted’.

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2. When Sonam Kapoor Called Ranbir Kapoor – Mama’s Boy

With Sanjay Leela Bhansali’s Saawariya, Sonam Kapoor made her debut against Ranbir Kapoor. During an interview, Sonam was asked about Ranbir Kapoor as a boyfriend. While responding to the question, she said, “Ranbir is not boyfriend material. Are girls liking him, really? Ranbir is not sexy at all. He is Mama’s Boy, whose toenails are also cut by the mother.”

Sonam Kapoor Controversial Statement Ranbir Kapoor
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3. When Sonam Kapoor Called Shoba De An Old Lady Going Through Menopause

When Sonam Kapoor’s film ‘I Hate Love Stories’ was released, writer Shobhaa De said that the film should be called ‘I Hate Dumb Stories’. She also mentioned that Sonam doesn’t have ‘the’ thing. In response, Sonam tweeted against Shobha and wrote, Please do not take Shobha De seriously. She is an old lady and she is going through menopause. Then let it go.” In an episode in Koffee with Karan, host Karan Johar asked Sonam about Shobhaa de, to which she said: “Who the hell is she? She writes bad books!”

Sonam Kapoor Controversial Statement Shobha De

4. When Sonam Kapoor  Made A Dumb Statement About Good Actors

On one of the episodes of Koffee with Karan, Sonam Kapoor made a statement about Bollywood stars who ‘aren’t good looking but are considered good actors’. During the show, Sonam said: “If you look ordinary and act loud, doesn’t mean you are a good actor.”

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5. When Sonam Kapoor Called Herself An Icon

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5. When Sonam Kapoor Called Katrina Kaif Shameless

During an interview with Anupama Chopra, Sonam Kapoor stirred a new controversy by calling Katrina Kaif ‘shameless’. She said, “I don’t know how she does that. You need a certain kind of commitment and a certain kind of shamelessness to do certain things. You get that may be with stardom or with confidence in your talent or with who you are as a person. I need to develop that before I do films like that.”

Sonam Kapoor Controversial Statement about Katrina Kaif

6. When Sonam Kapoor commented on Kangana’s English speaking skills

During the show Koffee with Karan, Sonam Kapoor took a dig at Kangana Ranaut’s English speaking skills. She said:

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