Actor Sherlyn Chopra becomes the first Indian celebrity to be banned by Twitter from putting up images, which authorities in the micro-blogging site fear might be provocative enough to raise a controversy.
Sherlyn had posted her nude pictures on the site a few days ago. This raised many eyebrows post which she quickly took off the pictures from her profile. The actor also faces threat of a legal suit from a rights group in Mumbai for her act. She has converted her account (@SherlynChopra) into an exhibition of her images. This public display has attracted eyeballs resulting in an increasing number of followers each day.
But these provocative images have been condemned by a section of the followers who claim to be social activists. Not only have they threatened online to lodge an FIR against her but have successfully managed to inform Twitter about her act and lodge an official complaint against her. The site has now asked her not to upload bold images.