Priyank Sharma was questioned about his sexual orientation with contestants throwing homophobic slurs during his stint, in reality, show Bigg Boss 11. The actor says trolls about his sexual orientation and character do affect him. He added that his “loved ones” are also affected. “I think having an opinion or criticism is fine, but attacking someone’s character is not acceptable. As a celebrity, I am open to criticism but there is a huge difference between criticism and insult,” Priyank said in a statement. (ALSO READ: Did Priyank Sharma Just Admit That He Loves Benafsha Soonawalla? )Also Read - Bigg Boss OTT Fame Divya Agarwal On Beau Varun Sood's Reaction: 'He Was Little Upset As Even He Left For KKK11'
“Trolls on my sexual orientation and character do affect me. Even if I decide to ignore it my loved ones are affected by it which bothers the most more than the trolls,” he added. The actor will address the issue through a TV show which brings celebrities and their trolls face-to-face. Also Read - Priyank Sharma Responds to Vikas Gupta’s Bullying Accusations: He Keeps Provoking, Yeh Unhi Ko Pata Hai, Wohi Batayenge
“Through the show, I would like to convey this to people who troll celebrities under the pretext of giving a point of view that if you wish to have fun by insulting others, then you need to pay for it,” he added. Priyanka Sharma was a part of Bigg Boss 11 hosted by Salman Khan. The most talked about reality show wrapped up recently with Shilpa Shinde emerging victorious. Also Read - Bigg Boss 14: Vikas Gupta Asks Parth Samthaan-Priyank Sharma to Apologise or Face Defamation Notice For Sexual Harassment Allegations