In the wake of the latest episode of ‘Koffee With Karan’ Season 8 featuring Bollywood stars Deepika Padukone and Ranveer Singh, host Karan Johar found himself compelled to address the barrage of online trolls targeting the celebrity couple. The episode stirred a whirlwind of reactions on social media, with trolls taking a dig at the statements made by Deepika and Ranveer on the show.
Johar, dismissing the negative reactions, took to Instagram to respond to the trolls. In a live stream session, he interacted with fans and shared his stance on the matter. He emphasized the futility of the trolling culture, stating, “Do what you need to do because no one’s looking,” implying that the trolls’ efforts to demean or criticize were in vain as they were going unnoticed. Through his live interactions, Johar sent out a message that the hate directed towards the stars was baseless and was leading nowhere.
This isn’t the first time Johar has taken to social media to address criticism. He made his stance clear by stating that the negative comments were not impacting them, showcasing a stance of resilience and indifference towards the hate and negativity pervading social media.
Johar’s response reflects the larger issue of trolling culture in social media, particularly targeting celebrities. His dismissive yet assertive approach towards dealing with online negativity showcases a side of the entertainment industry that often remains veiled, elucidating how individuals within the industry choose to respond to or ignore the hateful narrative spun by trolls.
The episode, besides sparking a trolling spree, also brought to light the sense of responsibility and maturity demonstrated by personalities like Karan Johar, who choose to address issues head-on, fostering a dialogue on the toxicity of trolling culture and its impact on individuals and the broader society.