After a slew of offensive and abusive posts from his Twitter page left fans surprised on Friday, actor-comedian Kapil Sharma said his account had been hacked. Also Read - Yahoo Groups to shut down from December 15
“Hi all, please ignore the previous offensive tweets as my account was hacked. Apologies for the inconvenience caused. Love and regards to all,” Kapil tweeted late in the afternoon. Also Read - Telegram update brings channel comments, anonymous admins and search filters
Earlier, several tweets on his official Twitter handle, included one requesting the media to not make Salman Khan’s conviction news “negative”. Also Read - FarmVille to be shut down this year; will still be playable until December 31
“He is a nice man and he will come out of it soon,” read one tweet.
A few posts addressed fake news. “Agar main prime minister hota to fake news banane walo ko faansi laga deta (If I was the Prime Minister, I would have hanged those who spread fake news).”
A few of the tweets had abusive language in Hindi. Some were also targeted at a journalist “who only spread(s) negativity about me for very little money”.