Celebrities In The Favour Of #MeeToo, Says Its A Fantastic Step

Celebrities In The Favour Of #MeeToo, Says Its A Fantastic Step

Celebrities In The Favour Of #MeeToo, Says Its A Fantastic Step

New Delhi: The #MeeToo Movement has stirred and shocked the industry. Many celebs have been accused and many are in the favour of the victims. Recently many celebs have joined hands in the favour of the movement. The new onse who are in the favour are Susmita Sen, Anil Kapoor and Diana Penty. 

One of the best celebrity responses to the #MeToo in India has come from actor Anil Kapoor. Mr Kapoor, who has two daughters as well as a son, said today that he shares his home with three independent women, has always said that women are 'superior' in every way and described the #MeToo movement as 'fantastic,' news agency ANI reports. Speaking to the press today, Anil Kapoor said, "I have three women in my house and they're fiercely independent. I'm a listener and I think the world should also be a listener and listen to whatever they have to say. For me, girls are superior in every aspect and I have said that always. What is happening is fantastic."

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On the other hand Sushmita Sen who is daughter of two recently addressed #MeeToo Movement. Speaking to news agency IANS at a recent event, Ms Sen said"Instead of ignoring them, we should encourage them. This movement will work only if we start listening to the victims," added Sushmita Sen, whose words are an echo of Anil Kapoor's view on the several #MeToo accounts that have been shared recently. In a recent event, Mr Kapoor described the movement as 'fantastic' and said: "I have three women in my house and they're fiercely independent. I'm a listener and I think the world should also be a listener and listen to whatever they have to say. For me, girls are superior in every aspect and I have said that always. What is happening is fantastic," 

Actress Diana Penty has come out in support of women who are speaking about their sexual harassment experiences, saying she is proud of today's women as it takes immense courage to talk about such issues. "I am proud that the #MeToo movement has kick-started. It is commendable that women are coming out and bringing light to the issues which they went through in the past. It takes a lot of courage," the Happy Bhag Jayegi actress told IANS here on Thursday at the ongoing Lotus Make-up India Fashion Week.

The #MeToo movement caught up with Bollywood after actress Tanushree Dutta named and shamed veteran actor Nana Patekar as her alleged harasser, accusing him of sexual misconduct on the sets of a 2008 film. Mr Patekar in turn has denied the allegations and sent a legal notice to Ms Dutta, who has also filed complaints with the police and the women's commission. However, neither Ms Sen nor Anil Kapoor addressed Ms Dutta's allegations. Alok Nath, who co-starred with Sushmita Sen in 2000 film Aaghaaz, have also been named as an alleged harraser by three more women, after former TV show writer Vinta Nanda outed him her alleged rapist.

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