Yami Gautam Gamosa row: Actor Reacts to Netizens
GUWAHATI: Bollywood actor Yami Gautam who was in Guwahati for the Great Guwahati Marathon 2020 was slammed by netizens after a video of the actor refusing to wear the Assamese gamosa went viral on social media.
In the viral video, Yami can be seen pushing a fan away who was trying to put an Assamese gamosa on her.
Later, Yami took to her Twitter to share a clarification and wrote, "My reaction was simply self defense. As a woman,if I am uncomfortable with anyone getting too close to me, I or any other girl has every right to express it. I Dint’ intend to hurt anyone's sentiments but it's very important to voice out a behavior, inappropriate in any manner."
Further, she tweeted, "This is my third visit to Assam.I have always expressed my love towards Assamese culture & people. It’s insensitive to react to a single-sided story & spread hate. I am present here, in this beautiful state for an important event & shall always keep coming back. Peace & Respect"
Eventually, Yami posed with 'Japi' and 'Gamosa' at the flagging of the event. Sharing the picture on Instagram, she captioned it, "Had a great time flagging off 'Great Guwahati Marathon'-2020! Was so good to see so many smiling faces & hence could feel the love! Thank you for this beautiful 'Japi' & 'Gamosa'".
Yami Gautam at an event in Guwahati