Can we just take a minute to digest that a sexist veteran actor can say anything he likes and still get away with it?
Radha Ravi’s derogatory speech of Nayanthara has been the talk of the K-town. He slut shamed her in a press meet for her upcoming film, ‘Kolaiyuthir Kaalam’.The speech caught on so many controversies and many celebrities, including Chinmayi, Rana Daggubati and Vishal have Tweeted their opinion.
Chinmayi, who shared her story on sexual harassment by famous lyricist Vairamuthu, using the #MeToo movement had so much to say about this.
So the Producer’s council and the Nadigar Sangam can’t take any action in my case because they cannot ‘interfere in the functioning of other unions’.
But This man is actually abusing a successful female actor on stage.
Do take action, if you could?
Mucccccchu thanksu. https://t.co/GXHhpZ8d85
— Chinmayi Sripaada (@Chinmayi) March 23, 2019
Radha Ravi initially wanted to meet Nayanthara and her beau, Vignesh Shivan, to “explain” that he did not have the intentions to degrade her.
He then once again took the stage at the press meet of a short film ‘Enakku Innoru Mugam Irukku’. He pointed out that director Perarasu had asked him not be scared by the controversies and he said that his family do not know what fear is.
“Yes, I said that if anyone felt hurt, convey my regrets to them. I never apologized to anyone, it doesn’t run in my blood. Why should I apologize, have I done a heinous crime?” he said.
Radha Ravi believes that if he had said something so wrong, then the people who attended would have condemned it then and there.