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In the millennial era, the advent of social media has been so major that one side of the coin allows fans to stay connected with their favourite celebrities, and the other side, makes celebs the target of trolls. Social media has its own set of pros and cons as it gives us a close sneak peek into the lives of celebrities, but it also makes them at the receiving end of some nasty comments. Celeb trolling has become a common phenomenon these days and netizens give no second thought before posting mean and brutal comments for them, as a cost of being loved. (Also Read: Shloka Mehta Poses With Akash Ambani, In-Laws Mukesh-Nita Ambani For A Family Pic At An Exhibition)
And the Bachchan parivaar is quite aware of this as a price of being enormously loved. Be it seniors Amitabh Bachchan and Jaya Bachchan, the next generation, Abhishek Bachchan or Aishwarya Rai Bachchan or the youngest generation, Aaradhya Bachchan, this family is no different to such situations. Time and again, people have targeted the mother-daughter duo, Aishwarya and Aaradhya, specifically for one reason. And April 29, 2019, was no different!
On April 29, 2019, the Bachchan clan including Aishwarya Rai Bachchan and Aaradhya Bachchan went out for a family dinner at Yauatcha, Mumbai. Aishwarya looked stunning in a black knee-length jeans, white tee and a dark grey shrug which she complemented with nude ballerinas and a long beaded necklace. Her little one, Aaradhya too, looked lovely in a floral dress and a yellow hair band. But what caught netizens’ attention was the young star kid clinging on to her mother every time paparazzi captured them.
Some of the comments could be read as, “Hope her daughter dont get shoulder pain by this position always”, “Aish needs to cut the umbilical cord. The girl is in her 8th year ffs”, “Pls leave her hand Aish n walk her freely”. Here are the screenshots:
In December 2018, Aishwarya Rai Bachchan and Abhishek Bachchan were snapped at the Dhirubhai Ambani International School's annual day where their little one, Aaradhya Bachchan had performed. Aishwarya, who was wearing an orange top and black tights with black booties, was seen walking hand-in-hand with Aaradhya, who was in her red performance costume. People had mercilessly trolled Aishwarya for being an overprotective mother and always walking hand-in-hand with Aaradhya. (Also Read: Priyanka Kalantri Of 'Yeh Rishta Kya Kehlata Hai' Announces Her Pregnancy, Flaunts Her Baby Bump)
In an interview with SpotboyE, Aishwarya Rai Bachchan had talked about how she and her husband, Abhishek Bachchan deal with trolls. Speaking about Junior B, Aishwarya had said, “Abhishek does what he has to do or what he feels like doing… to each his own. There have been instances where he has been silent for years and made a choice to remain silent and then once a while he decides to engage and then he does. There is no telling if he will or if he won’t, it is a matter of at that time.” Sharing that she has no time for trolls, Aishwarya had stated, “It’s the approach, sense of self, self-confidence, self-esteem and finding strength in our capabilities that I find liberating. Be in tune with who you are because that keeps you positive. Once you start radiating that positivity, there is no stopping you.”
In September 2018, Aishwarya Rai Bachchan and Aaradhya Bachchan were spotted at the airport and was seen walking hand-in-hand with her seven-year-old. The mother-daughter duo was targeted by the trolls for snatching away her little one’s confidence and being a ‘overprotective mother’. Some of the ruthless comments could be read as, “Why she mothers Aradhya so much, she will@make her so crippled”, “@viralbhayani: I am sure even u want to tell this to aishwarya that she shud let her kid be! Nobody is going to eat her baby!”, “Doesn’t she go to a school or something she is always spotted with her mum anywhere and everywhere”, “She seems to be an over protective mother and that’s not healthy in the long run”, “I dont think that she is a normal child at all...Taimur has such confidence in this age only and here is she behaving like”. (Also Read: Shaheer Sheikh And Sonarika Bhadoria Turning 'Shayar' For Each Other Makes Us Wonder What's Brewing?)
What are your views on Aishwarya Rai Bachchan being targeted, time and again, for holding her daughter, Aaradhya Bachchan’s hands? Keep us posted!