Veena Malik took Pakistani Twitteratti by storm Friday night, reaching the top ten Twitter trends worldwide following her exclusive interview on Express News’ programme “Frontline with Kamran Shahid”, after her return to Pakistan from India.
ProPakistani, the Pakistani telecom and IT news website, reported that Veena Malik became the first Pakistani woman ever to trend on Twitter worldwide.
Malik’s much controversial participation on the Indian reality TV show “Big Boss 4” had created much debate in Pakistan, with many accusing her of “not representing the Pakistani woman” on an international forum. There had been a surge of shows, articles and statements condemning her participation and performance on “Big Boss 4”.
Mentions of Veena Malik on the Twitter timeline on Friday started at 8pm when a private television channel aired a show discussing Malik’s participation on “Big Boss 4”. The mentions spiked when Express News aired an interview with her at 10pm. While many Twitter users came out voicing their appreciation for the stance she had presented on the show, others condemned Malik for her performance.