‘It’s not child labour’: Bipasha Basu

Bipasha Basu is fuming over child labour accusations after she posted a picture of two girls tying her shoelaces. The actress has taken to the Twitter to clear the air about controversy. “A pix put 4 fun gt picked up by ppl as ‘child labour’ is absolutely unbelievable. Jst so tht al get it right: neither of the 2 r children! Abt d pix, D pair of boots were a diff pair so my sis and my friend were helping me n I thought it looked damn funny n took d pix as a joke!(sic),” Bipasha posted on her Twitter page. “Well the ppl helping me in the pix r my friend n sister, Who I help often with the same! So am sorry if it hurt anyones sentiments! (sic)”, she adds.

'It's not child labour': Bipasha BasuThough the actress deleted the pic from Twitter, she is visibly upset with the furore around her ‘innocent’ pic. “But I am shocked tht a small thing like this can turn into a furore hitting out on my character and being, Totally Unacceptable!” the actress tweeted. The Bong bombshell asserts the the pic was posted in good humour she posted on Twiiter, “I m nt embarrassed abt d pix At al, as it ws funny 2 me n still is!”

Apparently the actress believes that people should do something about child labour instead of making a mountain out of mole hill, “I wish tht d ones who created such a furore n reacted imm’ly, actually do something worthy against child labour. Also ‘child labour’ is a serious issue tht can’t b used in such a light connotation.”

On being asked about the controversy at a recent event in the capital, the actress had retorted, “I think you should read my post on Twitter. It’s not child labour, that’s all I can say.” The issue has send the Twitterworld into a frenzy. Bipasha’s fans are divided into two camps, while some support her by saying, “I agree with u, completely took the humour from it”(sic), others condemn her for being insensitive.


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