After Adnan Sami, Parineeti Chopra, Sonakshi Sinha, and Arpita Khan, Fardeen Khan recently became the victim of social media trolls, who started mocking him for having put on weight.
Just like Arpita, who recently shut down a troll with an Instagram post recently, Fardeen decided to write a long letter on Facebook, hitting back at everyone who were weighing in with their opinions on his recently acquired plumpness.
The attacks began a few days ago when a photo of the actor looking visibly heavier than we remember him being surfaced on social media. Once known for his hunky looks, Feroz Khan's son became the butt of body-shaming jokes.
Soon, a barrage of tweets attacking him made their way to his handle.
All the fat that Adnan Sami lost, Fardeen Khan gained it. pic.twitter.com/kezQXKMvDh
— The Thinker (@Nomadic_Soul_) May 20, 2016
Anant Ambani donets his Fat to Fardeen Khan , wo bhi muft muft muft ;) :P https://t.co/DZOgeQAipz
— Shailendra Ranawat (@ShailSaa) May 20, 2016
My life is also like Fardeen Khan. Loser and gaining fat all the time
— pinku Depp (@LEDtvn) May 20, 2016
Fardeen Khan's fat became famous but he did not.
— Riddhi Dhebri (@RiddhiDhebri) May 20, 2016
Khan found a supporter in singer Adnan Sami, who has gone through the ordeal himself, and was applauded for his drastic weight loss. The singer tweeted what everybody else should really have, instead of making silly jokes on Khan.
— Adnan Sami (@AdnanSamiLive) May 22, 2016
After the fat shaming, Khan finally took to Facebook to hit back at those belittling him for something as common and normal as gaining weight. He wrote,
"HAPPY TO HAVE BEEN THE WEEKENDS ENTERTAINMENT FOR ALL YOU TROLLERS. IF YOU HAVE HAD ENOUGH FUN PLEASE TAKE THE TIME TO LOOK AT YOUR OWN REFLECTION. IF TROLLING IS WHAT MAKES YOU FEEL BETETR ABOUT YOURSELF, YOU HAVE TO SERIOUSLY THINK ANOUT YOU FUTURE PROSPECTS. MY BEST WISHES." (sic)
And further added,
".I AM SURE YOU ALL HAD A FEW LAUGHS AT MY EXPENSE TOO…I MUST CONFESS I DID TOO….THERE IS A SAYING " BLESSED IS HE WHO CAN LAUGH AT HIMSELF FOR HE SHALL NEVER CEASED TO BE AMUSED" MORE IMPORTANTLY, I BELIEVE THE RIGHT TO LAUGH AT ANOTHER IS EARNED BY HAVING THE COURAGE TO LAUGH AT YOURSELF. BESIDES LIFE IS TOO SHORT AND WOULD MAKE OUR EXISTENCE UNBEARABLY DULL AND SERIOUS IF WE DIDNT.." (sic)
Read the full text of the letter here.
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