This Article is From Nov 04, 2016

Twinkle Khanna Had the Most Polite Argument on Twitter We've Seen

Twinkle Khanna Had the Most Polite Argument on Twitter We've Seen

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  • Twinkle Khanna called herself 'tone deaf' on Twitter
  • A follower was offended by her usage of the term
  • Twinkle and the follower then had a very polite argument online
New Delhi: The hilarious Twinkle Khanna is wrapping up a dream vacation in Cape Town with actor-husband Akshay Kumar, where she caught up on her reading. A fairly innocent tweet about one of the books she read resulted in a tweet argument - a very polite one.

Twinkle, who was reading Namita Devidayal's The Music Room, described herself as 'tone-deaf' in a tweet on November 2.

One particular Twitter user took offence at Twinkle's usage of the term 'tone deaf,' claiming it was 'offensive' towards those with hearing disabilities. The actress-turned-author responded with the dictionary definition of the term (those of you unfamiliar with it, do take note) as well as a refusal to be drawn into battle:

It appears that Twinkle had also quietly blocked her opponent, who rushed to make amends, although her second tweet indicates she still didn't get it:


Twinkle Khanna, however, had already moved on. Classy as she is, she ended things on a good note:

And completely ignored this response:

Twinkle Khanna, 42, flies home from Cape Town today and will then begin prepping for the launch of her second book, The Legend Of Lakshmi Prasad.