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Television actress Sara Khan’s nude video got leaked and all hell broke loose. We wonder why it is so easy for people to tag women as ‘shameless’ and troll them at the drop of a hat.
Social media is a tricky place to be in. It takes a minute for someone to be the latest ‘viral’ topic. Celebrities are trolled and shamed very often and everyone suddenly feels entitled to spew venom and judge people randomly.
The latest addition to the ‘viral’ bug is none other than television actress and Ex Big Boss contestant Sara Khan. A few days ago, Sara Khan’s nude video went viral, which was accidentally posted by her sister when they were holidaying in Sri Lanka.
The whole world has suddenly started hunting for the video and get a glimpse of the photographs. It has led to the usual discussions about what was the motive behind releasing that video, whether it was just an accident or was it intentional and so on. Since then, Sara Khan also has been issuing public statements, mentioning how it was unintentional.
But, why this hullabaloo around a video which got shared accidentally for a few minutes only to be deleted later. The irony here is that those people who do not bat an eyelid before shaming a woman for being ‘shameless’ are actually the ones who are looking at the video and creating a fuss about it. (It’s actually trending on Google Trends on the last 48 hours as the No. 1 search term!)
Whether it happened accidentally or it was planned, the argument remains that a man could have easily gotten away with such thing while a woman is instantly ‘slut shamed’ and her intentions questioned. While people may have varying opinions on whether or not we as women should put up nude photos, isn’t it more hypocritical to start searching for the video on the internet, skim through those few nude pictures and then say “what a shame”!
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