The #MeToo movement has taken the nation by storm! Be it B-town celebs or journalists, everyone is coming out with their stories to expose the predators and amid all this, the unexpected reaction of Aishwarya Rai Bachchan has left everyone shocked. It all happened when Aishwarya was spotted at a fundraising event to create awareness for breast cancer and when media posed the questions w.r.t #MeToo, she stormed out of the event.
Aishwarya Was All Praises For Social Media As Well
Aishwarya also praised the power of social media as it has enabled the conversation and giving strength to survivors in finding their voice.
She was quoted as saying, "Social media has enabled the conversation and any woman who comes from any part of the world today has a voice that will be heard."
Aishwarya On #MeToo Gaining The Momentum
"The #MeToo movement has been the need of the hour since time immemorial and I hope together we keep the momentum going. At the same time, if a case gets sub judice, we have to respect the law of the land."
Meanwhile, HC Says #MeToo Is Only For The Victims
On Friday, the Bombay High Court said that the #MeToo campaign was only for the victims, and it should not be misused by anyone to manipulate a victim to level allegations of sexual harassment against anybody to settle their own scores.
Don’t Misuse #MeToo: HC
The HC stated that while it was appreciative of the #MeToo campaign, at the same time it should not be misused.
"The movement should not be misused. It is for the victims and not for anybody else. This is why there is a need for guidelines to be set on the issue," Justice Kathawalla said.