Bollywood Star Esha Gupta faced heavy criticism on social media by netizens for ther racist comments against Nigeria/Arsenal footballer Alex Iwobi. As we all know Esha Gupta is hardcore football fan and also ambassador of famous English club Arsenal. Esha had recently share a screenshot of her conversation with her friend regarding the recent match of Arsenal.
In the screenshot she shared on instagram, her friend Varun Gupta called Alex Iwobi as gorilla and also said that evolution stopped for him. For which she replied by saying haha.. don’t know why they don’t bench him more. The screenshot went viral and people on social media attacked for supporting the racist comments, Gunners fans asked to drop her as ambassador of Arsenal.
After the netizens attacked her on the social media, Esha Gupta through her twitter account makes an apology by saying "Guys I am sorry you thought it was racist. Was bad on my part, being a sports lover. Sorry guys, forgive the stupidity. It was us discussing our frustration during the game. Sorry as I didn’t realise it was directed towards racism. Laughed over the spur of the moment, which was the game’s result guys. Been a victim of racism myself before. But this is not something I am proud of. It was a fault, sorry guys". But the netizens still not satisfied with her apology still asked her to drop as ambassador of Arsenal.
Esha Gupta recently made an special appearance in the Mega Powerstar Ramcharan's starrer Vinaya Vidheya Rama.