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Dalai Lama brutally trolled for ‘attractive’ female successor remark; Netizens say, ‘disgusting’

Speed News Desk | Updated on: 29 June 2019, 15:41 IST

The Dalai Lama comment on woman successor didn’t go down well with netizens as he has brutally trolled on the various social media platform.

Know what he said and why controversy erupted:

Dalai Lama interview with BBC

In an interview with BBC News, Dalai Lama said that he is okay with female successor but she must be ‘attractive’.

“If female Dalai Lama comes, then she should be more attractive,” he said.

Even the interviewer also told him that his words could go wrong for others as the statement is ‘objectifying women’. She added that 'comment justified about who you are inside.'

In a reply, the Tibetan religious leader told BBC’s South Asian correspondent Rajini Vaidyanathan that he agree to the statement and also said, “Yes, I think both. Real beauty is inner beauty. That is true. But we, human beings, [for us] appearance is also important.”

Now, the opinion of 14th Dalai Lama has gone viral and he has been facing a lot of criticism for his thinking for women.

The outrage has erupted on social media and netizens are posting several sarcastic remarks.

Check some reactions of social media users:

 

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First published: 29 June 2019, 14:51 IST
 
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