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15 @AuntyPakistan Responses That Broke (Misogynistic Stereotypes And) Our Internet!
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Published: Sep 1, 2015

A few days ago, a disgruntled Saif Ali Khan, upset that his film was banned (yet again) in Pakistan, vented to some of his media friends. Before long, all hell had broken loose in the Pakistani media industry. Here is what the actor had said:

“I don’t have faith in Pakistan, generally. Neither do I understand what their thought processes are. I have no problems against Pakistan and I won’t make a film that’s against the country. But now they have banned the film,” the actor told DNA newspaper.

“We have always shared a very complicated relationship. If you tell uncomfortable truths, films get banned. We keep banning each other’s films,” he said.

And here is what we did; first came Hamza Ali Abbasi (as usual),

Then came Shaan Shahid:

And then Faisal Qureshi took the lead and upped the ante by taking this entire jingoistic debate to a whole new misogynistic level – IN A VIDEO!

Yup. But that just added more fuel to a fire nearly 67 years strong! After blogs and news stories about the incident went viral, there was more to retort to:

Our actors and actresses starring in Bollywood films thought they could… douse the flame with some logic:

And Pakistan went CRAZY!! A GIRL?? STANDING UP FOR INDIA, HOW DARE SHE!

And so… a guy named Ashraf Chaudhry decided to rear his head up and join the big guns in their debate but he failed… miserably. He used the word BEEEEEEEP.

And this is the only reason he did it:

But the only one who made sense in all of this retardation was our very own superhero, the brand new @AuntyPakistan!

Here are 10 of her most fantastic tweets – things we should definitely learn from. She looked Pakistani misogyny right in the eye and said BEEEEEP!!

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Thank you @AuntyPakistan!! We LOVE you!!