Bollywood actress Deepika Padukone's cleavage became the talk of the town after a top Indian newspaper publicised it, sparking a torrent of criticism against the Times of India.
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A screenshot of the offensive tweet by the Times of India, which was reportedly deleted after the furore erupted:
Supposedly India's 'LEADING' newspaper and this is 'NEWS'!!?? pic.twitter.com/D3wiVVXuyM— Finding Fanny (@deepikapadukone) September 14, 2014
Deepika responded angrily in a series of tweets.
YES!I am a Woman.I have breasts AND a cleavage! You got a problem!!??— Finding Fanny (@deepikapadukone) September 14, 2014
Dont talk about Woman's Empowerment when YOU don't know how to RESPECT Women!— Finding Fanny (@deepikapadukone) September 14, 2014
And she found support from many quarters as colleagues and fans condemned the photograph and accompanying article, reported NDTV.
Well done @deepikapadukone ! Taken a stand for all of us. Xoxo? PRIYANKA (@priyankachopra) September 14, 2014
The Times of India then responded to say that they meant it as a compliment.