Salman Khan has just shot himself in the foot by comparing himself to a raped woman.
During a recent media interaction, the Bollywood megastar was asked if the shoot for his upcoming film Sultan was grueling. To which Salman replied, “While shooting, during those six hours, there’d be so much of lifting and thrusting on the ground involved.”
However, he didn’t stop there. “That was tough for me because if I was lifting, I’d have to lift the same 120-kilo guy 10 times for 10 different angles… When I used to walk out of the ring, after the shoot, I used to feel like a raped woman. I couldn’t walk straight. I would eat and then, head right back to training. That couldn’t stop,” Spotboye quoted him as saying.
Outraged by the ridiculous comparison, Twitter was understandably angry.
Surprised by the actor’s callous statement, the interview’s audio file was dug up to ascertain if the Bajrangi Bhaijaan did in fact make the comment. Although Salman almost immediately took back his words, saying, “I don’t think I should have [said that],” it’s still disappointing that a senior actor and star of his stature would talk of rape in that manner.
Here’s the audio, listen to it and let us know what you think:
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