Media portraying me as a woman of ‘bad character’: Reham Khan

Published: June 15, 2018
Reham Khan. PHOTO: FILE

Reham Khan. PHOTO: FILE

Reham Khan, former wife of Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) Chairman Imran Khan, complained on Friday of being ‘defamed’ by the electronic media over her upcoming autobiography, which has prompted court notices from her political arch-rivals.

In a recent interview with an Indian TV channel, the anchor-turned-journalist said she was portrayed to the entire world as a woman of ‘bad character’, apparently referring to the reactions following the ‘leaks’ from her book. “I was subjected to negative propaganda in the media,” she added.

The tell-all autobiography reportedly includes details of her interactions with various celebrities and her marriage with Imran. Some of those details apparently crossed a line for businessman Zulfikar Bukhari, Reham’s first husband Ijaz Rehman, cricketer Wasim Akram, and PTI International Media Coordinator Anila Khawaja.

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Reham further said is under pressure from her family and friends to publish the biography on time. “So far, an excerpt being linked with my book hasn’t been made public.”

The journalist, however, admitted that her upcoming book contains references of sexual harassment by Imran Khan and the PTI. “The book has not been made public yet, so there’s is no truth in any statement by PTI or any of its spokespersons,” she maintained.

Earlier this month, Reham’s lawyer Yasser Latif Hamdani said her autobiography was not intended at influencing the forthcoming general elections “as being alleged by PTI. He also said the book “is going to be published either in July or even August.”

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Reader Comments (6)

    Jun 15, 2018 - 6:27PM

    Media is going to make violation against media ethics and personal liberty and rights.Recommend

  • MJ-Sid
    Jun 16, 2018 - 5:08AM

    The whistle blower is always attacked so they can be discredited.
    If Imran and party are not guilty, then why are they so scared of this book, if it is just lies?
    There’s no smoke without fire.Recommend

  • Khan Jr
    Jun 16, 2018 - 10:52AM

    If Reham Khan is a woman of “bad character” then questions should be asked of Imran Khan as to why he married her?
    Was he dumb or so immensely stupid as to choose a woman, as now PTI stalwarts claims, of a dubious character.Recommend

  • UZI
    Jun 16, 2018 - 6:02PM

    The manuscript of RK’s book is a testament to her character. Nothing left to speculate about someone who stoops so low to sell their books. Recommend

  • Farastad
    Jun 16, 2018 - 10:25PM

    Bad of media for portraying

    worst as bad.Recommend

  • Pakistani
    Jun 17, 2018 - 9:25AM

    Truth is always bitter. Recommend

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