Former diplomat mistakes adult star for Kashmiri pellet victim

Published: September 5, 2019

The former Pakistani Foreign Office spokesperson, Abdul Basit must’ve had a tough few days following his recent gaffe on Twitter. And since the blunder involves adult star Johnny Sins, the corresponding memes and Twitter responses were bound to be witty and hilarious.

It all happened when Basit retweeted a picture of Sins, mistaking the adult actor for a Kashmiri protester who had lost eyesight owing to a pellet attack.

“Yousuf from Ananthnag. Lost vision due from pellet. Please raise your voice,” Basit retweeted the captioned picture.


Sins took to Twitter to assure his vision was fine, and also to congratulate Basit for the whole new lot of followers he had inadvertently garnered thanks to his goof-up.

“Shout out to Abdul Basit for all the new Twitter followers! Thanks but my vision is fine,” Sins tweeted.

6,300 accounts retweeted Basit’s tweet before he deleted it. And this was the end of it.

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