Meesha Shafi Accuses Ali Zafar of Sexual Harassment. Famous Singer Meesha Shafi accused Pop Star Ali Zafar of sexual harassment on Thursday. She further said that Ali Zafar whom she knows for years and also shared stage has sexually harassed me on more than one occasion.
Meesha Shafi’s Accusation
Meesha Shafi says that she is known for her courage to speak against odds and youth, especially girls find motivation from her but now Meesha Shafi Accuses Ali Zafar. Miss Shafi didn’t dated back the sexual accusation to when she was a teenager or at the time of her steping into this industry. She rather said that she became the victim when she was a mother of two and a well known personality.
She said that “if it could happen to me who is popular and have influence to speak up for my rights than the rest of the women are so vulnerable.”
She wrote on her twitter account “Sharing this bcause I believe that by speaking out about my own experience of sexual harrassment I will break the culture of silence that permeates through our societ. It is not easy to speak out. But it is harder to stay silent. My Consience will not allow it anymore #MeToo.”
Meesha Shafi Accuses Ali Zafar of Sexual Harassment
It is Difficult for Women to Speak About Sexual Harassment-Meesha
She further says “As a woman, a public figure and a mother, I have always felt strongly about using my voice to encourage and support our youth who look up to me especially girls, who dream of carving their own path in Pakistan. Despite having a voice, there are some issues that are very difficult to speak about as a woman, especially sexual harassment.”
Ali Zafar Response to Meesha’s Accusation, Denied Accusations
After these accusations, Ali Zafar responded by denying to such accusations, he said “I am deeply aware and in support of the global #MeToo movement and what is stands for. I am the father o fa your girl and a young boy, a husband of a wife and a son to a mother.I am a man that has stood up for myself, my family, my colleagues and friends countless times in the face of slander, defamation and general unkindness. I will do the same today. I have nothing to hide. Silence is absolutely not an option”
Ali Zafar Categorically Denies the Allegations
He strongly denied such allegations against him by Ms Shafi. He says “I intend to take this through the courts of law and to address this professionally and seriously rather than to lodge and allegations here, contesting personal vendettas on social media.”
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