Ever since the Lux Style Awards nominations were announced, they have been in news. The nomination controversy doesn’t seem to subside. It all started with model Eman Suleman’s rejection of her nomination based on her objection of sharing a nomination with an alleged harasser.
The statement has been made public @LuxStylePk@Unilever At least plan out ur statement, u’re contradicting urself. Basically, ‘we condemn harassment but we support the talent of alleged harassers & provide them with a platform.’ Pls leave mashallahs in comment section below. pic.twitter.com/RK5BjocrtE
Many celebrities have been speaking up on the issue and have also withdrawn their nomination. These include Meesha Shafi, Jami, Sketches and even brands like Generation.
Lux addressed this issue themselves as well by issuing the following statement:
Further some celebrities have also supported the platform and called out the people who had been speaking against it. Humayun Saeed is the latest contributor in the list of supporters. The star reasoned that this platform has been celebrating and acknowledging talent for so many years and that should not be taken away or overshadowed by any nomination issue.