Friday, 28 February 2020

Tag Archives: sexist

Mahira breaks silence on Firdous Jamal’s sexist’ remarks

LOLLYWOOD: Pakistan’s leading actress Mahira Khan has finally broken her silence over veteran actor Firdous Jamal’s ‘sexist’ remarks. She penned a powerful note on Instagram, which says: “We are the present. What we do and how we do it, is our future. Thank you to all those who have come ...

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Sabyasachi faces backlash over ‘overdressed women’ post

MUMBAI: Sabyasachi’s brand is synonymous with uber luxurious Indian wear and exquisite jewellery. Several celebrities are seen regularly donning his creations, and a few of them have also opted to wear custom Sabyasachi lehengas for their weddings. On July 6, a post went up on Sabyasachi’s official Instagram handle which ...

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Sonam Kapoor reveals darker side of Bollywood

BOLLYWOOD: Sonam Kapoor shows darker side of B-Town, saying the industry is ‘misogynistic and extremely sexist’ besides claiming the situation is changing in a slow pace. The ‘Khoobsurat’ actress, while being interviewed by Filmfare magazine, said, “It’s misogynistic and extremely sexist. It’s unfortunate but that’s the way it is… I ...

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Sexist, racist jokes are not funny: Sonam Kapoor

BOLLYWOOD: Sonam Kapoor has penned down a note about how people must learn to deal with the #MeToo wave. The actress said that “We shouldn’t stay quiet because we fear hurting someone.” She remarked that the sexist jokes are not funny, especially in an environment which is rife with sexism ...

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After Bipasha Basu, Dia Mirza lambastes ‘sexist’ Sajid Khan

BOLLYWOOD: After Bipasha Basu, another Bollywood actress Dia Mirza has criticised Sajid Khan over his sexual harassment allegations, saying that she isn’t surprised over the allegations against him as he is ‘obnoxious and extremely sexist’. “I was deeply disturbed. I agree that Sajid was obnoxious, extremely sexist and ridiculous. Even ...

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Australian cartoonist under fire for Serena sketch

SYDNEY: An Australian cartoonist faced withering criticism for portraying tennis superstar Serena Williams using – what Harry Potter author JK Rowling described as – “racist and sexist tropes”. Mark Knight’s caricature, published in Melbourne’s Herald Sun newspaper on Monday, showed a butch and fat-lipped Williams throwing a temper tantrum at ...

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Sonam Kapoor: There’s no such thing as chick flicks

BOLLYWOOD: It’s time to get rid of the sexist “chick flick” tag films get, and Khoobsurat actress Sonam Kapoor agrees! The 32-year-old actress called out the reporter while interviewing with DNA India, saying her film Aisha is not a “chick flick” neither is Veere di Wedding, her next femme-centric film ...

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Clarks criticised for ‘sexist’ children’s footwear range

First Minister Nicola Sturgeon has criticised a well-known footwear firm after a range of shoes sparked a sexism row. Clarks launched the range with Dolly Babe shoes for Girls and Leader shoes for boys. The SNP leader was among a host of well known figures to criticise the range which ...

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Tamannaah Bhatia praised for standing up to ‘sexist’ filmmaker

MUMBAI: Social media users are praising Indian actress Tamannaah Bhatia for standing up to a filmmaker’s “sexist” comments. Suraj, the director of her new film Kathi Sandai (The Sword Fight), said “audiences pay money to see heroines in full glamour” and he didn’t like to see them “fully clad in ...

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