Monday, January 15, 2007

much ado abt...

so they've got engaged. finally. two people in love who took the next logical step. but not so simple considering the context they are in.

hope in vain that this should reduce the noise on countless forums across the online world where people evaluate the implications/motivations of the hook-up, passing value judgements (mostly on the lady) and some going to the pathetic extent of character assassination. and these are educated (i assume) people of reasonable intelligence (assuming, again)...who have: a paycheck to bring home, bills to be paid, the trash to be taken out, a good book to finish, the planet to save...

why cant these guys just accept that they're just two people in love, without reading so much of the imagined between the lines.....must be one of the occupational hazards of being a celeb these days...having people who dont know you from Eve or Adam pronounce verdicts on your past and present. and the media's on a feeding frenzy...feeding off the public response to a non-issue and seriously raking in terrific hits & the TRPs.

but I spoke too soon I think when I said this might be the end of the frenzy....rediff has a segment on what Ash and Abhi should do? LOL. I know what rediff should do...get off the topic and get a life! Report on something thats of a lil less personal in nature...what is the need to open up a topic concerning an event in two people's lives to public comment or venomous diatribes as has often been seen in its spaces! Pretty darn ridiculous and distasteful too.

Hopefully, the waters will be calm again once they tie the knot. Or not.

8 comments:

Nee said...

Oh no, once they tie the knot (or maybe even sooner), there will be the question of whether she should quit films! Because obviously a woman can't be an actress AND a wife!

Phoenix said...

you bet, nee...that wd just open up another bunch of forums...and gosh, when she does have kids, they might all decide to go and get her career a headstone. :-D pathetic.

Rain said...

who got engaged? I am so out of touch!

Rain said...

Oh, never mind I know, the most famous Indian actress.

Phoenix said...

rain - you do?! :-) yup, its one of the hottest topics in India right now! the most eligible two in the film industry...and the media's milking it for what its worth!...ferreting out details on the trousseau, venue etc... :-D

Rio said...

oh, the indian news channels and websites like rediff..don't get me started!! its freaking comin' outta my ears! can't turn on the tv without being assaulted by the words 'abhiwarya' ringing out loud and clear...these days its the Big B who has become the self-appointed spokesperson for abhiwarya and co. sigh. it gives me heart burn. the whole media world needs to get a life. or death. latter should be more appropriate given their antics lately.

Phoenix said...

rio - tell me abt it! but I'd say Shilpa's stolen the thunder for now, thankfully (?!)...and yes, the label the media's come up with is SO tacky! talk abt a bad imitation...!

Phoenix said...

and I really think bachchan senior is a bit on the benevolently chauvinistic side, calling his would-be d-i-l domesticated and simple...!