- Some Instagram users invoked her PETA association
- "Why torture the fish for nothing," read one comment
- Some people also defended Shilpa saying, "fishing is not a crime"
Not all Instagram users were convinced and posted comments such as: "The fish is pierced through its neck with that sharp hook and traumatised already and who knows whether it survived or not with that wound and pain. It's okay if you are a non-vegetarian but being associated with PETA and still hurting any animal with any intent is not justifiable at all #hypocrisy"
This was Shilpa Shetty's post:
Realised "Fishing" ain't that easy... not my thing at least !!This beauty got caught in our hook( not the kind to eat) so we released itBut my son caught the most whilst @rajkundra9 says he already has the best "catch" #deepseafishing #kanhuraresort #memories #fishingexpedition #instagood #maldives #releasedthefish
And the comments she added later.
Shilpa Shetty joined PETA in 2006 for a campaign against the use of wild animals in circuses.
Last year, Shilpa Shetty was trolled for posting photos of herself and her son Viaan engaging with the animals (not native to the Emirates) of a private zoo owned by entrepreneur Dr Saif Ahmed Belhasa. Shilpa deleted the posts after severe backlash.
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