Colors TV’s reality show Bigg Boss on Wednesday night took an ugly turn after one of its female contestants, Devoleena Bhattacharjee, threatened to accuse Siddharth Shukla of MeToo allegations. Devoolena sensationally threatening to use MeToo allegations to settle personal scores against a fellow housemate from the rival team has triggered a huge row on social media with many slamming her for attempting to dilute what has been an important movement for women in their fight against sexual harassment.
During the weekly task on Wednesday night, contestants were asked to make clay ladders. However, things soon became ugly as Paras Chhabra destroyed Siddharth Shukla’s ladder. An incensed then went on a spree to destroy everyone’s ladder in Paras’ team. Devoleena, who was a part of Siddharth’s rival team, then decided to destroy Shehnaaz Gill’s ladder prompting the latter to throw muddy water on her. Soon, all hell broke loose as contestants from warring factions were seen hurling abuses at each other.
Many contestants including Asim Riaz and Aarti Singh accused Devoleena of slapping Shehnaaz even though the latter denied remembering the physical assault on her.
Moments later, Devoleena, Rashami Desai, Shefali Bagga and Mahira Sharma decided to reconstruct the clay. The four women agreed that while one will build the ladder, the rest of them will stand as guards to stop others from destroying it. However, Siddharth Shukla, who was seen at a short distance from their ladder, soon rose from his position and began destroying their ladder. The women were seen pushing him away. But when Siddharth responded by pushing them, they warned him to not touch them.
Devoleena was then heard threatening to level MeToo allegations against Siddharth. Her comments did not go down with Twitterati.
@TheKhbri @BiggBoss @BeingSalmanKhan Today’s episode was so disturbing… Being a girl I am so angry over those four pieces of shit…. hitting n pushing a man and accusing him??? Pathetic it was… #MeToo Metoo is not a joke Huge respect for @sidharth_shukla for standing strong
— Gingy Meow (@gingy_meow) October 23, 2019
Did anyone notice how easily devoleena said “metoo lgati hu Ispe” and mahira said “he was grabbing my boobs”. People will easily ignore these accusations and just go after #Siddharthshukla just because #girlpower right? #BiggBoss13 #BiggBoss @BiggBoss
— Akshay Gupta (@awwwkshay) October 23, 2019
Cashier to normal ladies : How would you like to pay maam, debit card or credit card ?
— Taraa (@ik_taraa) October 23, 2019
Gang of bitches vs a macho guy#SiddhartShukla rocks
Bitchy girls r in shocks#Dumbolina said ” iske upar me too dal dungi”
Actually realising why my sweetheart #ShilpaShinde mam said “metoo is chee too?”
This bitchy gang is yuck thuu@BiggBoss #Bb13 #BiggBoss
— Tinni Bose (@TinniBose2) October 23, 2019
— Pari ~ SidHeart ??~ BB13 (@BluntIndianGirl) October 23, 2019
— DeepanshB (@bandlishdeep13) October 23, 2019
Faced with the violence inside the house, the Bigg Boss decided to abruptly stop the game. It remains to be seen what action will the makers of the show will take against Devoleena for making fun of MeToo campaign.