Bigg Boss 15 EXCLUSIVE: Neha Bhasin is against cyberbullying: ‘Don’t abuse them back, but do not tolerate it’

Updated on Nov 06, 2021 01:19 AM IST  |  163.4K
   
Bigg Boss 15 EXCLUSIVE: Neha Bhasin is against cyberbullying: ‘Don’t abuse them back, but do not tolerate it’
Bigg Boss 15 EXCLUSIVE: Neha Bhasin is against cyberbullying: ‘Don’t abuse them back, but do not tolerate it’

After participating in Karan Johar’s Bigg Boss OTT, Neha Bhasin has now entered the Bigg Boss 15 house as a wild card contestant. Recently the singer had raised her voice against online trolls, and had reportedly bashed Pratik Sehajpal’s fan groups too for trolling her. Elaborating on the same, Neha says, “I have been against cyberbullying for a very long time, so this may come as a shock to this particular fandom. But two years ago during Corona, I filed a cyber case against another fandom. I had gone through a mental trauma at that time.” 

She adds, “I am again saying, I may have an opinion you may not like, I may do things that you may not like, and that’s all right. But you cannot hide behind a screen and mask bully people and attack them. It's a crime to abuse people, to go on their timelines and threaten them. This is a crime, people need to read their cyber laws. Because I have spoken to the police and have done my analysis on this. The last time around also the people who were caught were all juveniles. All under 18. So the bigger question here is, we cannot teach people but we need to start talking about it and raising our voice.”

Neha wants these online trolls to be off her social media pages. “You know what happens is, tomorrow you comment on my page and they start trolling you. So what will happen, you will go quiet. That's what they want. Last time around also, my family and friends, they stopped talking on my page because they couldn’t handle the hate and the abuse. They have gone after my mother, they have gone after my husband. You have a problem with me being a married woman and hugging people, it's your problem. Stay out of my timeline,” states the singer-songwriter. 

Neha further elaborates, “There is one way of looking at it, ignore it. But I am encouraging people like you and I to speak about it and say, ‘no, don’t ignore it’. Don’t hate people, don’t abuse them back, but do not tolerate it.” 

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