- PewDiePie tweeted about Ekta's show Kasamh Se
- Ekta tweeted to say she thinks he's a "junior artist"
- Later, she tweeted "won't apologise"
While the array of Tweets continued to Ekta's comment asking who PewDiePie is, she returned to Twitter with very firm responses for the haters, who appeared to spam her feed. "Just opened my Twitter and realised I finally arrived. This hate welcome has put me in August company! Just one thing if anyone is waiting for me to apologise to peudy something it's NOT happening," read one of her tweets.
Ekta also made a strong case against PewDiePie, claiming his criticism of content on Indian television and cinema is sheer "ignorance." Ekta, who was slammed on Twitter for her apparent "racial slur" after she earlier had tweeted: "Luks like the fi***g junior artists we hire from Colaba when we create Paris." However, now, she's learnt who PewDiePie is and is still not convinced of his "power and millions." This is what she wrote in another tweet: "Just one thing anyone who suggests racial slur to my tweet (yes I read some tweets) should open this YouTubers (yes now I know who he is) video and see how he has trashed everything from Indian soaps to Indian superstars (Rajinikanth's Robot) and jibbed back with the same ignorance."
In his spoof video, PewDiePie commented on the editing and special effects with remarks like: "How dare you?" He also included scenes from Rajinikanth's sci-fi film Robot and said: "How this is a movie? Wait, what's happening?" He also plugged in an action sequence from Akshay Kumar's International Khiladi to mockingly compare it to the movie Matrix.
Read Ekta Kapoor's tweets here:
Just opened my Twitter n realised I finally arrived :) this hate welcome has put me in August company :)/):)! Just one thing if anyone is waiting for me to apologise to peudy something it's NOT happening :)— Ekta Kapoor (@ektaravikapoor) May 14, 2018
Just one thing anyone who suggests racial slur to my tweet( yes I read some tweets) shud open this youtubers( yes now I know who he is) video n see how he has trashed everything from Indian soaps to Indian superstars ( rajnikants robot) n jibbed back with d same ignorance n— Ekta Kapoor (@ektaravikapoor) May 14, 2018
And irreverence that he adopted to pan everything in India's popular culture ! So all those getting highly protective about his power n millions ( some even claimed wat I was ' worth') remember his video which we pass as sarcastic n ' humourous' was titled ' india u lose'— Ekta Kapoor (@ektaravikapoor) May 14, 2018
P.s I seriously dint know who he is ;):):) like he doesn't know any tv personality or rajnikant! Heehaw !!!! Much love haters I'm back to making videos n fodder for this youtubers next feed— Ekta Kapoor (@ektaravikapoor) May 14, 2018
This is what she had posted earlier.
Bhai tu kaun hai! Luks like d firang junior artists we hire from colaba when we Create Paris in arey:) he will find his dopplegangers in kasam se only;) https://t.co/miESFOiFrO— Ekta Kapoor (@ektaravikapoor) May 11, 2018
U seem obsessed bhaiiiii! https://t.co/tZBAtDh2V5 !!! I'll send u some fresh videos— Ekta Kapoor (@ektaravikapoor) May 13, 2018
It all started after PewDiePie has also posted a rather pixelated screenshot from Kasamh Se and wrote these exact words: "(good quality)", which was also what was written on the video description.
(good quality) pic.twitter.com/gsOmCizG3Q— pewdiepie (@pewdiepie) May 9, 2018
PewDiePie has featured in headlines before for appearing to be rather "racist" in his approach. Last year, he apologised after hurling out racial abuses while live-streaming a video game. Earlier, both YouTube and Disney had withdrawn their contracts with the YouTube over his anti-Semitic approach. The year before, Twitter had blocked him after he jokingly claimed he's joined ISIS. PewDiePie continues to have an unwavering fan-following on YouTube with as many as 62,596,292 subscribers as we speak.