Tanishaa Mukerji on facing racism in US: It was a traumatic experience
Tanishaa Mukerji of ‘Neal N Nikki’ fame was recently in the US to attend the CRY America charity gala. Tanishaa, who is the sister of actress Kajol, claimed that while she was out in a restaurant with her friends, they were subjected to racism.
Recounting her horrific experience, Tanishaa told Mid-Day, “I don’t understand what triggered it as I was polite, but he turned rude. One of the employees, an African-American, said that we looked as if we were fresh off the boat and couldn’t speak English. That was insulting and blatantly racist. My friends and I were shocked. It’s traumatic to experience this kind of racism in the US; I have never faced it earlier.”
Reportedly, Tanishaa was partying with her friends at the hotel’s club, when the incident happened. Tanishaa also added that the hotel’s staff refused to help her or her friends when they asked them to call the cops.
Well, this is not the first time when B-town celebs faced racism in a foreign land. Earlier, actors like Shah Rukh Khan, Shilpa Shetty and Richa Chadha too have faced a similar situation during their foreign sojourn.
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