Snapchat controversy: Kishwer Merchantt and Suyyash Rai make their wrath known

Kishwer Merchantt and Suyyash Rai shared pictures of themselves deleting Snapchat app from their phone.
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A day after Snapchat CEO Evan Spiegel's purported disinterest in expanding business to "poor countries" like India created controversy in social media, parent company Snap Inc denied the allegation, saying no such remark was made, reports said on Sunday. However, there are many Indians, especially celebs who are not eager to forgive this slip by Snapchat. 

US-based news website Variety on Saturday quoted Snapchat's ex-employee Anthony Pompliano as saying that Spiegel in September 2015 told him that "the app is only for rich people. I don't want to expand into poor countries like India and Spain".

But the company denied the remarks reports of which had resulted in the rating of the popular app dropping to a "single star" from an apparent "five star" on the App Store.

Today, Kishwer Merchant and her hubby Suyyash Rai, took to their social networking handle to make their thoughts known on the issue. And they were not very subtle, we should say. They also shared a picture of themselves deleting the app from their phones. Well, isn't that something?

The app was also trolled on Twitter. #boycottsnapchat became the most trending hashtag on Twitter overnight. Snapchat has more than four million users in India. 

Kishwer Merchantt and Suyyash Rai tied the knot in December last year. They had a big, fat wedding, which was attended by friends from the Television and film industry.

 

Comments

Well done!!! That's what I would do!

lol good one.

Great job guys!

I don't know who you guys are, but you did the right thing. That's what I would have done if using this stupid App!

They just want attention that's all. They will be back on snapchat sooner than later. It's crazy how these silly statements infuriate people but the more serious issues don't infuriate them enough to take an action. Sad what this world has come to.

Totally Agree!!

May be because its easy to react to silly things than stand up for the things which matter....

I never used this app, thought of downloading but now, no way

Good they decided to delete snapchat. Now if only they would do more about helping people in India instead of just doing things for publicity

who are these people? God, only reason I know there names and faces is PV keeps posting about these nobodies.

It was an ex-employee that made these claims that the CEO said it. Are there any proofs? Do we know the whole context of this statement??? Do we know why that employee is now an ex-employee???
And this is just a gimmick. They will be back soon! Once the drama is over! Relax guys.

Lol failed people never leave opportunities to grab attention

Let me be clear that poverty is a epidemic in India and we need to do something about it rather than deny it.

this couple is publicity hungry nobodys.

Nothing to do with shaming but Kishwer should stop with this tacky teenager style dressing. Just saying.

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