Pooja Bhatt Opposes Use Of Word 'Rape' For Describing Something Not Related To Sexual Assault; 'It Deflects From The Horror'

In her latest tweet, Pooja Bhatt has stated that words like rape/raped should not be used loosely to describe something that is not related to sexual assault

597 Reads |  

Pooja Bhatt Opposes Use Of Word 'Rape' For Describing Something Not Related To Sexual Assault; 'It Deflects From The Horror'
After the horrifying details of Hathras gang-rape came to light, many celebrities took to their social media handles to express anger, sorrow and disappointment. Anushka Sharma, Priyanka Chopra, Kriti Sanon, Akshay Kumar, Kareena Kapoor Khan, Reteish Deshmukh, Alia Bhatt and many more took to their respective social media handles to raise their voice against the brutal crime. Among all, actor and Mahesh Bhatt's daughter Pooja Bhatt too has been voicing her opinion on the case.

Recently, she tweeted that people should stop making use of words such as rape in lose context. She justified saying that the act deflects and diminishes the horror that a rape victims goes through. He tweet read, "The term ‘rape/raped’ used loosely as a description & in context to acts that are not related to sexual assault must stop. It deflects from the horror of all that rape signifies-physically,emotionally and mentally."

Pooja Bhatt has been making several posts giving out her response to the events that unfolded post the death of the Hathras gang-rape victim. Check out her tweets below:


Earlier, Pooja Bhatt was in the news as she opened up about battling alcoholism. In a lengthy note, she had penned, "Three yrs & nine months sober today. One more quarter and I will be four As someone who drank openly,I chose to recover openly." Further adding, "I understand more than ever today that it’s because people simplify/stigmatise addictive behaviour & tend to criminalise it without attempting to understand why someone used a substance to begin with." (Also Read: Pooja Bhatt Calls Urmila Matondkar A ‘Legend’ After Kangana Ranaut’s ‘Soft Porn Star’ Remarks; Lauds Her Spectacular Performance In 1995 Film Rangeela)


Image Source: SpotboyE Archives
They say the best things in life are free! India’s favourite music channels 9XM, 9X Jalwa, 9X Jhakaas & 9X Tashan are available Free-To-Air.  Make a request for these channels from your Cable, DTH or HITS operator.
Advertisement