Everyone who trolled Kareena Kapoor Khan for her feminist remark “What was wrong?”, asks the actress
During the music launch of Veere Di Wedding a few weeks back, Kareena Kapoor Khan had happened to make a confusing remark on feminism saying, ” I believe in equality but I wouldn’t say I am a feminist.” She obviously didn’t think twice before saying it but all that she meant is, she is up for equality and if that’s being feminist then she is a feminist as she then added, “I am as proud to be known as Saif Ali Khan’s wife, as I am to be Kareena Kapoor. That’s just the way I am.” However, soon the internet took her case by trolling her for saying she is not a feminist; especially women looking down upon her for not knowing the meaning of feminism. Some even advised her to look up the dictionary to get the definition of feminism.
Now we personally don’t entertain trolls and looks like even Kareena isn’t affected by the ones calling her out. In interaction with Hindustan Times, Kareena stood by her words and clarified that all that she spoke is about equality. “What was wrong in the feminism statement? I’d still say that I believe in equality and there’s nothing wrong in it. Most people think that feminism means male bashing and it makes women superior. That’s what they’ve always meant, otherwise why would they be fighting on Twitter every time. However, I would also like to add, that in a way, I am a bit of a feminist but I am a feminist in the right way. I’m not trying to say that men are lesser, because they are not. I believe it takes two to tango in any kind of a relationship. But then, main kuch bhi statement bolun, trolls toh shuru ho jate hain (whatever I say, trolling will start), especially when it comes to feminism.”
When asked if her words were misconstrued, Kareena added, “It’s fine. It doesn’t matter. The fact is, I do believe in equality. I do believe it takes a man and a woman to set an example. If you don’t have support from a man and vice versa, it would be difficult to have a family. I don’t want to get associated with any ‘isms’..I mean, why does something have to have a name or a tag.