The comedy group All India Bakchod (AIB) has come under fire again. This time after sexual harassment allegations against their former colleague Utsav Chakraborty, who has been accused of sending explicit messages to women, including minors, on social media.
AIB issued a statement yesterday against the incident clarifying their stance:
A statement ; We're sorry pic.twitter.com/Lpa9HKyORb
— All India Bakchod (@AllIndiaBakchod) October 5, 2018
Many people on Twitter took advantage of the situation to abuse AIB with #AIBalatkaris and #AIBidiots. While some used these hashtags to express their anger, for some it was a moment to vent out their anger on AIB’s political stance and their views on other issues.
— THE SKIN DOCTOR (@theskindoctor13) October 4, 2018
Though AIB has issued an apology and has made their stance clear, some people want to make it look like everyone in AIB is a rapist.
— Sir Ravindra Jadeja (@SirJadeja) October 4, 2018
Some others were just happy that AIB is under fire and mocked their founder:
— Tushar Maurya (@Tushar_Maurya_7) October 5, 2018
A Twitter user joined a thread started by Utsav Chakraborty to talk on worst-kept secrets in the Indian comedy circuit, where she called them out for asking minors to send ‘nudes’.
On the other hand, it was sad to see a woman using this as an opportunity to troll ‘feminists’:
Is it a coincidence that all the women who are low-key supporting these filthy #AIBalatkaris also happen to be ‘feminists’ ?
— Avani (@avanibidwalkar) October 5, 2018
Then, there will be some like this person:
liberandus & bar girls who find AIB pedophiles funny r mostly self declared feminists, seculars. no wonder these crackpots & dolts r just about vagina & boobs.. sik #AIBalatkaris
— Avinash singh ?? (@Dbang_bihari) October 5, 2018
Though, we can argue that AIB could have taken a stronger stance earlier. It’s not appropriate to call everyone in the group a paedophile for having a political stance you disagree with.
Let’s make this moment powerful – so that more woman can come out and talk about their experiences, instead of making this just a means to fulfil your agenda. All India Bakchod has come under fire again after they issued a statement on Twitter to clarify their stance on Utsav Chakraborty.