Bigg Boss 12 runner-up and former cricketer Sreesanth has mentioned in a brand new interview that host Karan Johar was additionally partially accountable for cricketers Hardik Pandya and KL Rahul’s sexist and inappropriate statements on the chat present, Koffee With Karan.
There was a social media outrage after Hardik Pandya bragged about his “hook-ups” with a number of ladies on the present and talked about being open along with his mother and father in regards to the liaisons. Regardless of an apology, the 2 cricketers have been recalled from the Australia tour and charged with misconduct and indiscipline. A committee of directors (COA) has now requested the Supreme Court docket to nominate an ombudsman to analyze the case.
Calling out Karan Johar, Sreesanth mentioned in an interview to Telly Discuss India, “He ought to have stopped.” In reply to a query if Karan was at fault too, the previous cricketer mentioned the anchor is aware of when the visitor “is flying excessive” and can say what he needs to listen to and the world needs to listen to. Holding the interviewer additionally accountable for the controversy, he mentioned, “If you happen to ask the appropriate query for a channel with out having any information about an individual, who shouldn’t be mature sufficient, he might say issues which she or he might remorse.”
In an earlier interview to IANS, Sreesanth had defended the cricketers, “Sure, what occurred was mistaken. They mentioned some mistaken issues. However there are others whose have made greater errors than these, who’re nonetheless enjoying and are in numerous fields not simply cricket. The identical persons are talking about this. Once they see a possibility they pounce on it like tigers.”
Star World had eliminated the episode from Hotstar a number of days after it was aired.
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First Printed: Jan 19, 2019 13:01 IST