Junaid Jamshed is not new to controversy, this time he has people fuming on social media over his sexist remark on a TV show, declaring that "Allah dislikes that any woman should be named [in the Quran]."
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The singer-turned-televangelist's seemingly misogynist beliefs and interpretations of the Holy Quran sent Twitter users in a frenzy as they expressed their outrage on the micro-blogging site.
One of them being the Academy and Emmy Award winning filmmaker, Sharmeen Obaid who deemed Junaid a hyprocite:
Another questioned the religious scholar who guided the pop star towards Islam:
Others were baffled by his comments:
Just as I start to believe that humankind cannot get any stupider, someone goes out and amazes me further ... #JunaidJamshed— ChaiNotCoffee (@ChaiNotCoffee) July 21, 2015
One took out his anger by poking fun at him:
And some even decided to give him a reality check:
#Junaidjamshed If there were no women you wouldn't have been in this world! Your beard is getting too much to handle for yourself!— alina iftikhar (@Alinaiftikhar) July 21, 2015
One was hopeful for him, wishing God would guide him (the sooner the better!):
Others were not so kind:
With so much misogyny openly exhibited by Junaid Jamshed, women should have boycotted his designer clothings long ago. Never too late though— M. Sadiq Swati (@SwatiSadiq) July 20, 2015
Earns millions from a clothing brand for women. Thinks women are inferior to men in everyway. #JunaidJamshed. Hypocrisy at its peak.— Ramsha Kohati (@RamshaKohati) July 20, 2015
There were even questions posed towards the justice system!
Hamza Ali Abbasi, who never misses an opportunity to comment on current affairs, took to Facebook to express himself.
He was deeply disappointed by Junaid's remarks:
Read: An open letter to Junaid Jamshed
Junaid Jamshed was soon forced to respond. Here's his clarification:
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