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Iconic Bollywood actor Amitabh Bachchan found himself embroiled in controversy as an old tweet of his resurfaced, causing an online uproar and leading to a barrage of criticism and trolling. The tweet in question, dated back to June 12, 2010, read: 'In the English language, why is 'bra' singular and 'panties' plural?'

Amitabh Bachchan gets trolled for old tweet

The tweet, which initially might have been intended as a humorous observation or a failed attempt at wordplay, quickly sparked reactions from people on social media platforms. Several users accused the veteran actor of being insensitive and perpetuating stereotypes that objectify women. They argued that such casual remarks about undergarments contribute to a culture that normalizes sexualization and objectification of women.

Netizens react to Amitabh Bachchan's old tweet on 'bra' and 'panties'

As the tweet gained popularity once again, it attracted condemnation from netizens, polarizing opinions about the intent and impact of the post. People's responses highlighted the need for public figures to be more responsible with their words, given their influence on society. Basically saying that if a celebrity exhibits such behaviour, his fans will follow in his footsteps. 

Here are some of the reactions from Twitter.


Celebrities should tweet carefully since they are in the public eye Celebrities and public figures are under constant scrutiny, and Bachchan's tweet serves as a reminder that even old posts can resurface and lead to unforeseen consequences. Amitabh Bachchan has not yet responded publicly to the controversy. However, this incident serves as a cautionary tale for all individuals with a substantial following on social media. Every statement can have far-reaching implications and may inadvertently offend or hurt sentiments of others. Whether Amitabh Bachchan's old tweet was an innocent jest or not, it highlights the significance of engaging in thoughtful and respectful communication in the digital age. amitabh bachchan

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