Vivek Oberoi APOLOGISES & DELETES 'Aishwarya' meme tweet, after receiving severe backlash from all quarters!

A day after, Vivek Oberoi was slammed by social media users left, right and centre and was also slapped with notice from the National Commission Of Women, he has finally apologised for his controversial tweet.

Vivek Oberoi Twitter controversy: Actor APOLOGISES & DELETES 'Salman- Aishwarya' meme tweet
By: Filmymonkey Team
Updated: 21 May 2019 09:42 AM
After sparking an outrage by sharing a controversial meme on Aishwarya Rai Bachchan, and receiving flak from all quarters, actor Vivek Oberoi has finally apologised and deleted the tweet on Tuesday morning.

This comes a day after he said that he doesn't see anything offensive in his tweet featuring Aishwarya Bachchan, her daughter Aaradhya, Abhishek Bachchan, and Salman Khan along with him, and will not apologise since he has not done anything "wrong."

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But on Tuesday, Vivek tendered his apology on social media, saying that "sometimes what appears to be funny and harmless at first glance to one, may not be so to others". He added that he has spent the last 10 years empowering more than 2000 underprivileged girls, and can't even think of being disrespectful to any woman ever.

He then tweeted that:  Even if one woman is offended by my reply to the meme, it calls for remedial action. Apologies tweet deleted.

Earlier on Monday, Oberoi who is gearing up for his movie PM Narendra Modi had tweeted a collage of three images featuring him, Aishwarya, Salman Khan, Abhishek Bachchan, and Aishwarya's seven-year-old daughter Aaradhya.

The controversial meme which is now deleted from Vivek Oberoi's account

The post referred to Salman and Aishwarya's relationship as the 'opinion poll', Vivek and Aishwarya's affair as the 'exit poll' and her current family with husband Abhishek and daughter Aaradhya as the 'final result.'

NCW issues notice to Vivek Oberoi for posting 'crass' meme on Aishwarya

The Bollywood actor has been slammed by celebrities as well as social media users left, right and centre and was also slapped with notices from the National Commission Of Women (NCW) and Maharashtra State Commission Of Women (MSCW) demanding explanation over his tweet on the exit polls.