Tiger Shroff 'shocks' fans with sexist 'housewife-type' remark

Apr 27, 2016, 17:50 IST | A Correspondent

Tiger Shroff's remark that he likes girls who are "housewife-type" has been slammed for being sexist and the actor in his defence today said he respects his mother and sister too much to say something like that.

Tiger ShroffTiger Shroff. Pic/Santa Banta

In an interview to an online portal, Tiger discussed about the qualities he would want in his partner and revealed that he would prefer a stay-at-home girl from a village, who would "keep the house clean and give me home-cooked food."

"I will get married to a girl from the village... When I reach home, I want a massage so that I can get relaxed (sic). I like girls who are the housewife-type," he had said.

However, the "Heropanti" star's comments did not go down well with many, who took to social media to mock the actor for his comments. 

Here are some reactions on Twitter:

User @jenny1481 tweeted, "Some1 teach this cub manners!", while another Twitter user @Dhira_Deka wrote, "He said that? Duh!"

However, when approached by a daily newspaper, the actor denied making these statements and called them 'ridiculous'.

Post the backlash, Tiger, 26, was quick to respond to the criticism and took to Twitter to clarify himself.

He, however neither denied the comments nor clearly admitted to having said it.

"I am totally for women empowerment and equality and always talk about how they are as strong or stronger than men," Tiger wrote.

"I respect my mother and sister too much to say something like that. I know I'm barely a year old in the industry but for those who know me and who have accepted me you would know. Anyway love always," the "Baaghi" star posted.

Read his tweets:

(With inputs from PTI)

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