Oruthee Actor Vinayakan Gets SLAMMED For His Comment, 'If Asking For S** Is MeToo, I Will Continue To Do So'; Issues Apology, 'It Was Not Targeted On A Personal Level'

Oruthee actor Vinayakan issues apology over his controversial comment on MeToo

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Oruthee Actor Vinayakan Gets SLAMMED For His Comment, 'If Asking For S** Is MeToo, I Will Continue To Do So'; Issues Apology, 'It Was Not Targeted On A Personal Level'
Popular Malayalam actor Vinayakaran, who is best known for his works in films like Kammattipaadam and Ee. Ma. Yau, landed himself in controversy for his controversial comments on the MeToo movement. For the uninitiated, during the promotions of his latest film Oruthee, Vinayakan made some comments on MeToo. He said that he didn't know what MeToo was and went on to add if asking a woman for sex is MeToo, then he will continue to do so. Netizens slammed him for his comments.

During Oruthee promotions, Vinayakan asked what is MeToo and saying, "I don't know what about that. I want to know. Do I need to know if I want to have sex with a woman? I've had sex with 10 women in my life. I asked them all if she would like to have a relationship with me? If asking a woman for sex is MeToo, I will continue to do so," via Hindustan Times. ALSO READ:All Is Not Well Between Shamita Shetty And Raqesh Bapat? 'Pyar Hua Tha Lekin Kaafi Jhagde Hue Hai'; Actress Wants Him To Shift To Mumbai -Report

Within no time, Vinayakan's comments went viral and netizens slammed him for it. One social media user called him a 'clueless guy'. Another user wrote that one can't ask random people if they are interested in sexual relationship.

After receiving massive flak, Vinayakan apologised for his controversial comments on the MeToo movement. The actor posted a statement that reads, "Hi everyone. During the 'Oruthee' promotional event I used a certain language that one of the journalists (sister) found derogatory. It was not all targeted on a personal level and I sincerely apologize for the comments made by me on that day that would have caused her inconvenience. Vinayakan."









Image Source:Instagram/Vinayakan
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