Twinkle Khanna Finally Reacts To Akshay-Mallika Controversy


finally reacts to the ongoing tussle between her husband and his The Great Indian laughter Challenge colleague Dua about a comment.
During the show Akshay made a comment, which was meant as a joke, he said, “ Ji aap bell bajao main aapko bajaata hun”, but Dua took offense of it and issued a statement expressing her discomfort.
Vinod Dua, a noted journalist, and father to Dua, asked for an apology from but the actor still hasn’t issued a statement.
Now wife, has posted her statement on Twitter, in which she wrote: “I would like to address the controversy on the sets of The Laughter Challenge, The show has a bell which the judges ring after a contestant’s exceptional performance and when Ms Dua went forward to ring the bell, Mr Kumar said: Ji aap bell bajao main aapko bajaata hun.” A pun on the words and actions related to ringing of the bell. It’s a colloquial phrase that both men and women use for instance – “I’m going to bajao him/her” or “I got bajaed,” Red FM even has a tag line “Bajatey Raho” all without sexist connotations.
“Mr Vinod Dua, Ms Dua’s father, had written a post – it’s been taken down now, stating: “I am going to screw this cretin .” Should Mr Dua’s statement also be taken literally or taken in context?”
“Words, especially humour, has to be seen in its right context. I have always stood up for freedom within comedy including defending AIB’s infamous roast on numerous occasions in the past and that is my stance even today. So kindly stop tagging me in this debate” wrote in her statement.