Bollywood actor Varun Dhawan hit back at ‘woke’ social media users who accused him of picking up supermodel Gigi Hadid in his arms without her ‘consent’ at the inaugural function of the Nita Mukesh Ambani Cultural Centre in Mumbai
Dhawan can be seen performing on stage, when he helps the American supermodel up on stage and then lifts her in his arms, even pecking her on the cheek in a video that has now gone viral.
‘If you are a woman, you are not safe anywhere with anyone. Even if you are Gigi Hadid, invited to a party with an ‘elite’ crowd, guys like Varun dhawan will randomly pick you up and kiss you without your consent, all in the name of fUn. Disgusting (sic)’ read one outraged tweet.
‘Varun Dhawan lifting Gigi Hadid is the most embarrassing thing on the internet today,'”‘ asserted another.
As netizens lashed out at Dhawan for picking the model up without her ‘consent’ the actor took to social media to issue a clarification of sorts.
‘I guess today you woke up and decided to be woke. So lemme burst ur bubble and tell u it was planned for her to be on stage so find a new Twitter cause to vent about rather then going out and doing something about things. Good morning (sic)’ Dhawan wrote in response to one tweet.
Hadid also took to social media later in the day, thanking Dhawan for making her ‘Bollywood dreams’ come true.
The model appeared to be surprised but then did a few steps with Dhawan.
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