Here is the list of top 10 most powerful and controversial statements said by celebrities and leaders recently :
10: “This isn’t organized crime, If anything, this is disorganized crime.”
Stated by Mexican drug cartel leader Servando Gomez Martinez AKA “La Tuta” on being caught by Mexican authorities.
9: “Aap hamein deshbhakti na sikhayein.” ( “You don’t teach us Patriotism”)
Stated by Honorable Prime Minister of India, Mr. Narendra Modi in reply to the parliament on releasing of the separatist Masarat Alam by BJP-PDP allied J&K govt.
8: “I’m happy that this documentary has been made. Crores of men in India now know what was the rapist’s opinion about this episode. And if someone has objection to this being telecast, then they should change their mind set!”
Stated by Mr. Javed Akhtar, a renowned Indian lyricist and parliamentarian on airing of the BBC documentary on rape victim “Nirbhaya”.
7: “No one should have any illusions that it’s possible to achieve military superiority over Russia or apply any kind of pressure on it.”
Stated by Russian President Vladimir Putin, amidst rising crisis and tensions over US’s take on Ukraine.
6: “Chibok Girls Would Have Been Found If They Had Rich Parents.”
Stated by Malala Yousafzai on Kidnapping of 276 schoolgirls by Boko haram in Nigeria. Chibok is a Local Government Area of Borno State, Nigeria, located in the south of the state from where the kidnapping was done on 14–15 April 2014.
5: “The supreme irony is that they are now accusing me of having wanted to point fingers at India, defame India, and it is they who have committed international suicide by banning this film.”
Stated by Leslee Udwin, director of ‘India’s Daughter’ a BBC documentary on rape victim Nirbhaya.
4: “When I die, the last thing I want to see is the six that Dhoni hit in the 2011 World Cup final.”
Stated by Sunil Gavaskar while talking about Indian cricket captain, MS Dhoni.
3: “I have so many wonderful female role models here tonight. Women today have such a strong voice. I have a 4 1/2-year-old and am so grateful to have all the women in this room. You speak to her so loudly. She watches everything, sees everything.”
Stated by Amy Adams, at the Golden Globe award for Big Eyes
2: “So in this brief time here, what I wanted to do was say this: When I was 16-years-old, I tried to kill myself because I felt weird and I felt different, and I felt like I did not belong. And now I’m standing here, and so I would like this moment to be for this kid out there who feels like she’s weird or she’s different or she doesn’t fit in anywhere: Yes, you do. I promise you do. Stay weird, stay different and then, when it’s your turn, and you are standing on this stage, please pass the same message to the next person who comes along. Thank you so much!”
Stated by Graham Moore in his heart-warming OSCAR acceptance speech for ‘The Imitation Game’ (Best Adapted Screenplay)
1: “But Iran’s regime is not merely a Jewish problem, any more than the Nazi regime was merely a Jewish problem. … So, too, Iran’s regime poses a grave threat, not only to Israel, but also the peace of the entire world. … The people of Iran are very talented people. They’re heirs to one of the world’s great civilizations. But in 1979, they were hijacked by religious zealots — religious zealots who imposed on them immediately a dark and brutal dictatorship.”
Stated by Israel’s Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu addressing a joint meeting of US Congress on Iran’s nuclear ambitions and Israel’s stand on it.
*This article is based upon the statements given by different people and do not express any views and opinions of author and The Naked Truth Magazine.