No one could deny that Kabir Singh is a film that celebrates toxicity, patriarchy and misogyny in name of romance and passion! Hence, when Shahid Kapoor chose Kabir Singh over Jab We Met, many netizens didn’t shy away from calling him out.
Recently, during an impromptu Twitter Q&A session with fans, Shahid Kapoor answered a lot of questions. But one thing that stood out was Shahid’s response to one specific question.
Shahid was asked, “What would he choose between Jab We Met and Kabir Singh?” And this is what he said.
Kabir. https://t.co/vC9PJL39ls— Shahid Kapoor (@shahidkapoor) September 27, 2021
Without wasting any time, netizens on Twitter came forward to express their disagreement with Shahid’s response. Netizens felt an icon like Shahid Kapoor choosing toxic Kabir Singh over loving Aditya sends across a problematic message! Many took the internet to point out how toxic Kabir Singh was. (Also Read: 8 Romantic Heroes, Who Are Kings Of Toxicity; But Celebrated In Name Of Love)
Here’s what they had to say.
chose gaslighting, abuse, manipulation over JWM which is a masterpiece involving comedy AND romance.
Shahid, man.. https://t.co/Ao9IjA41Rr— Ammz (@ammsosickofyou) September 27, 2021
Sigma male grindset: give zero attention to your ex even if it results in you making stupid choices https://t.co/uQw7GpSc39— meg (@moneysoty) September 27, 2021
NO NO NO YOU DIDN’T SAID THAT NO https://t.co/YG0XEvDSu1— mirchiii🌶️ (@iKunikaAgarwal) September 27, 2021
imagine picking kabir singh over the not so toxic masterpiece that jab we met is. this is what’s wrong with society. https://t.co/Xjh6IcmVz0— vibs | (@ivibhatweedy) September 27, 2021
Hated Kabir Singh’s character a lot. There’s just something special about Aditya from Jab We Met. https://t.co/ddF1JPzdSj— Kaho na pyar hai – nahi kehna bhak! (@DracoReh) September 27, 2021
He chose to disappoint. https://t.co/b0lhVvZCwN— Haaru | Seb deserves a better teammate. (@Hxarith) September 27, 2021
Lesson to learn for the day: Men like Aditya from JWM don’t exist cause even the actor who played such a beautiful character chose a dickhead character over it🤦♀️🙄 https://t.co/J1bmidOSPO— 🐣🐥 (@mashigooi) September 27, 2021
Broke so many hearts with this tweet https://t.co/tH99eWY3eY— 𝐒𝓪𝓶𝓶𝔂…☯ (@Shattered_SAM) September 27, 2021
Sigma male rule #37 – Never praise your ex’s movie even if you were a part of that movie— Sagar (@sagarcasm) September 27, 2021
Are you also disappointed with Shahid’s choice? We definitely are.