Farhan Akhtar Hits Back As Twitter User Slams Him For Calling Rhea Chakraborty’s Media Trial Unfair: ‘You Deserve A PHD In Whataboutery’

Farhan Akhtar hits back at a Twitter user, who slammed him for calling Rhea Chakraborty’s media trial unfair, and for only selectively calling out such issues about one-sided coverage by media

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Farhan Akhtar Hits Back As Twitter User Slams Him For Calling Rhea Chakraborty’s Media Trial Unfair: ‘You Deserve A PHD In Whataboutery’
Ever since Sushant Singh Rajput’s father KK Singh filed an FIR in Patna, accusing Rhea Chakraborty of abetment of Sushant’s suicide, Rhea has been at the receiving end of extreme hatred and abuse online. Several celebrities have spoken up against social media trial and the vilification of Rhea Chakraborty. Now, Farhan Akhtar also took a stand against the media coverage of Rhea, after which he was slammed by a Twitter user for only selectively calling out unfair coverage. Read on to find out how Farhan Akhtar replied.

Farhan Akhtar replied to Amnesty India’s tweet about Rhea Chakraborty and how the right to a fair and impartial trial is necessary to ensure justice. Farhan Akhtar replied to it with a  quote from the article by the Executive Director of Amnesty International India, Avinash Kumar. Sharing the quote, Farhan tweeted, “"Media coverage that surmise and denigrate her character and behaviour, serve no purpose. Condoning these practices distances the victims from justice and the accused from a fair trial and hampers our progress towards gender equality”.

A Twitter user called out Farhan Akhtar and tweeted, “Media coverage for Rhea is 'unfair' but 1-sided coverage of Delhi Riots, Palghar, Ayodhya verdict, Rafale, Article 370 is 'fair' This comes from a guy who went to a CAA rally not knowing what CAA was @FarOutAkhtar Most Indians (even liberals) are sick of this “woke” bullsh*t.” Reacting to this, Farhan replied, “You deserve a PHD in whataboutery. When did I ever say the coverage of the issues you mention are ‘fair’? And for you to base your opinion of my knowledge of CAA on a cleverly edited clip created & looped by agenda-driven media houses says a lot about your gullibility.”

Meanwhile, Farhan Akhtar was among the celebrities who shared the ‘smash the patriarchy’ message on social media showing his support to Rhea Chakraborty. ALSO READ: Farhan Akhtar Trends After Shibani Dandekar Tweets About Ankita Lokhande; Fans Call Out Her 'Arrogance', Say 'Being Farhan's GF Is Your Only Claim To Fame'

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