'Roses are red, violets are blue, let's smash the patriarchy, me and you' this powerful slogan on Rhea Chakraborty's T-shirt created a stir on social media. From Bollywood stars to some netizens, they were trending this slogan while casting support to the actress who has been a victim of witch-hunting and was vilified by the public. Some claimed that the powerful message not only sent across a strong message for women empowerment but also showcased how a woman (Rhea) has been belittled in the media. Amidst all the fuss, the online clothing company who had sold this t-shirt is all set to stock up after the t-shirt goes viral. Rhea was spotted wearing a t-shirt with the text when she reached the NCB office and since then it became a rage on social media.
According to a report in News 18, the company has decided to relaunch this t-shirt. "The Souled Store, in collaboration with GiveHer5, is all set to change this. In order to increase awareness about the problem and raise funds in an innovative and engaging manner, we decided to launch a limited-edition range of merchandise," reads the official campaign page of the clothing company, called 'Roses are Red.' It also shared how "1 t-shirt sold = 1 girl’s yearly requirement of sanitary napkins!"
The campaign of the T-Shirt also featured actors like Rahul Bose, Dia Mirza, Tanmay Bhat and Ananya Johar.
Meanwhile, talking about Rhea Chakraborty and Sushant Singh Rajput's case, the actress was arrested by the Narcotics Bureau Control (NBC) on September 3. The actress was then moved to Byculla Jail, however, Rhea’s lawyer Satish Maneshinde filed for bail and the hearing of Rhea and Showik’s bail plea took place yesterday at Mumbai sessions court. Today, the verdict of Rhea Chakraborty and Showik’s bail plea is out and reportedly, it has been rejected by the court. ALSO READ: Rhea Chakraborty's ‘Let’s Smash Patriarchy’ T-Shirt: Times When Bollywood Actress Wore T-shirts With Powerful Messages
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