Siddharth Apologises To Saina Nehwal
Siddharth Ends His Controversy With Saina Nehwal(Pic Credit: Instagram/worldofsiddharth, nehwalsaina, Twitter/Siddharth )

For a couple of days, actor Siddharth is making headlines for all wrong reasons. He had made a remark on star badminton player Saina Nehwal, for her supportive comments for PM Narendra Modi. While few enjoyed his sense of humour, a big section of netizens found his joke distasteful.

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For the unversed, Saina wrote that the democracy is in danger and slammed protestors in Punjab, who triggered the security lapse of PM Modi. As Sid had always been a strong critic of Modi and his political machinery, the actor tried trolling Saina through his wordplay. However, it backfired a big time.

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Siddharth had written, “Subtle c*ck champion of the world… Thank God we have protectors of India. Shame on you #Rihanna.” Reacting to it, Saina Nehwal’s husband and father slammed the actor and the latter even asked for a public apology. And finally, after going through all the criticism, the actor shared an apology letter on Twitter.

In an apology letter, Siddharth wrote, “Dear Saina, I want to apologise to you for my rude joke that I wrote as a response to a tweet of yours, a few days ago. I may disagree with you on many things but even my disappointment or anger when I read your tweet, cannot justify my tone and words. I know I have more grace in me than that. As for the joke… If a joke needs to be explained, then it wasn’t a very good joke to begin with. Sorry about a joke that didn’t land.”

“I, however must insist my word play and humour had none of the malicious intent that so many people from all quarters have attributed to it. I am a staunch feminist ally and I assure you there was no gender implied in my tweet and certainly no intent to attack you as a woman. I hope we can put this behind us and that you will accept my letter. You will always be my Champion. Honestly, Siddharth,” his letter read further.

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