Salman Khan's recent faux pas doesn't seem like one to his loyal fan base, who have been quick to defend his flippant remark.
The actor, who compared his worn-out state after Sultan's shoot to that of a 'raped woman' drew a lot of online criticism, but there was a fair amount of support too, and the hashtag #SalmanMisquoted started trending on Twitter Tuesday morning.
An audio recording of the group interview where the remark was made surfaced soon after, in which it is clear that he wasn't misquoted; he merely made his analogy and then added, "I don't think you should use that" even as people around him, shockingly, tittered.
To misquote is to either make up a quote that was never said by the star or present it inaccurately, neither of which happened with Khan. The statement he made was reported by the media verbatim; the request to strike it off the record is at the discretion of the journalist.
However, Bhai's Twitter 'army' has been vociferously defending the star.
Like this person who won't tolerate anything against Sallu.
I Won't Hear A Single Word Against Salman— سفيان شیخ (@BeingSufiShaikh) June 21, 2016
Go Listen To The Audio Dimaag Hai To Samjho
Warna Doob Maro Bakchodo#SalmanMisquoted
Try To Spread Negetivity As Much As U Can— سفيان شیخ (@BeingSufiShaikh) June 21, 2016
The Fact Is
For Us Salman Matters
For Salman His Fans
Tum Chutiyo Ki Ginti Me Ho#SalmanMisquoted
Yes N I Promise No Matter What, I'll Always Stay By Ur Side To Support U & Love U Unconditionally— سفيان شیخ (@BeingSufiShaikh) May 12, 2016
Love U Bhai❤ pic.twitter.com/VhVo4BtNC8
The one who thinks the media should be shamed.
This woman who knows Salman's ways better than anyone.
I think Salman Didn't Say in that way😬So plz End the topic..Senseless talk #SalmanMisquoted— Priya❤Sultan (@BeingPriyaa) June 21, 2016
Shine bright like a diamond.
Being Human since 1989.
The world is not enough.
According to this Bhai fan, 'nothing hurtful' about making a misguided rape analogy.
Though He didn't say anything hurtful, He apologised immediately, knowing His words will be taken out of context! #SalmanMisquoted— BeingTanushreeBh (@BeingTanushreeB) June 21, 2016
The Man who never allowed his heroine to show skin in his movies is being targeted for being insensitive towards women #SalmanMisquoted— Lafanga (@chupbesaale) June 21, 2016
"Not in a wrong sense." NONSENSE.
Oh, poor Sallu.
Salman Immediately saw d error in hs statement&retracted it.But dis was conveniently not reported by media just2 degrade hm #SalmanMisquoted— sabina lamba (@SabinaLamba) June 21, 2016
Fans: #SalmanMisquoted.— Sorabh Pant (@hankypanty) June 21, 2016
After, 'I felt like a raped woman.'
He said, 'I don't think I should have.'
Do Bhaitards know what misquoted means?
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