Kangana Ranaut calls out actors supporting BLM while also endorsing fairness creams

Lawrence Kim
June 7, 2020

Even the industry's most famous actor, Shah Rukh Khan - the "King of Bollywood" - who has almost 92 million social media followers, has done commercials promoting creams with the slogans "Fair and Handsome" and "Flawless".

During an interview with BBC, Kangana said: "The Indian celebrities they've been endorsing all kinds of fairness products and today shamelessly they stand and say black lives matter, I mean how dare they?"

Abhay's post comes just a few days after he posted about "woke Indian celebrities" who were sharing social media posts in support of protests in the US. "So now we have brands selling "HD glow", "White beauty", "white glow", "fine fairness", and so on". On their own website could locate just the White beauty cream. https://www.ponds.com/ph/products/collection/white-beauty/day-cream-for-normal-skin.html* Loreal white flawless day cream: Apparently reduces the melanin level in the skin, gives a rosy appearance to your skin and is suitable for all Indian skin types.

He also highlighted how companies have started targeting men to sell their fairness products.

But observers quickly shot down her comments, calling her "hypocritical" for appearing in a Garnier ad for "fairness" cream, which is used by some people of color to lighten their skin tone.

"All colors are attractive", she wrote on Twitter - only to be called out for appearing in an ad for a similar product, Pond's "fairness" cream. On their own website could locate just the White beauty cream. https://www.ponds.com/ph/products/collection/white-beauty/day-cream-for-normal-skin.html* Loreal white flawless day cream: Apparently reduces the melanin level in the skin, gives a rosy appearance to your skin and is suitable for all Indian skin types.

Other Indian celebs, including actresses Deepika Padukone and Sonam Kapoor, were also slammed for speaking out about the Black Lives Matter movement while promoting skin-lightening creams, the outlet reported. About time that Indian celebrities voice their opinions on the issues that have been plaguing Indian society for years.

Other reports by Click Lancashire

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