Bollywood actor Shilpa Shetty Kundra has alleged that she had to face racism at Sydney Airport. In a hard-hitting post on social media, post, she mentioned how she encountered a ‘grumpy’ ground staff when she was all set to board her flight to Melbourne.
A furious Shilpa took to Instagram to narrate the entire story, of how her bag was called oversized to be carried as cabin luggage.
The Bollywood star further wrote how the ground staff named Mel decided it was “OK” to speak curtly to “brown people.”
“Travelling from Sydney to Melbourne and at the check-in counter met a grumpy #Mel ( that’s her name)who decided it was “OK” to speak curtly to “US” ( Brown people!!)” read her post.
The 43-year-old further called out to the airline for the bad behavior of its staff and said that ‘tone cannot change with preference to color.’
“The point is .. This piece is only for #quantas airlines to know and take cognisance .. that their staff must be taught to be helpful and TONE can’t change with preference to #COLOUR .”WE” are NOT #pushovers and they MUST know that being #callous and #Rude will NOT BE TOLERATED” she posted.