Entrepreneur Namita Thapar shared a quote by Irish playwright and political activist George Bernard Shaw saying, ‘I learned a long time ago, never to wrestle a pig’. However, fans have expressed their disappointment and anger over his tweet.
Sharing the quote, Namita wrote ‘So relevant and true: “I learned long ago, never to wrestle a pig. You get dirty, and besides, the pig likes it.”
After Namita Thapar’s post, many of them expressed their anger and disappointment. One of them commented: “Calling Shark Tank fans pigs is a new low”.
Another wrote: “What can we expect from Dougal Log.”
a user commented: “Ma’am, your ‘expertise’ is not here so request not to post such quotes.”
Namita Thapar, who is currently seen on the panel of judges in a business-reality show.shark tank india‘, is facing criticism along with other sharks for refusing to invest in a makeup brand because it is a competing brand of her co-judge Vinita Singh’s.
Earlier in her tweet, she wrote: “Being a shark doesn’t mean we’re not entitled to our independent values and free speech, so if I don’t invest in fellow shark contests, I have no regrets and if I invoke toxicity.” And don’t join the ignorant who celebrate people who lack integrity..that’s me :).
Following his tweet, several social media users commented that the show is for self-made entrepreneurs and not to show friendship or favoritism.
Comedian Rahul Dua is hosting ‘Shark Tank India 2’. It is judged by six shards.
The show airs on Sony Entertainment Television.