Naivete is Illegal in India

April 27th, 2007 | 0 comments | Posted by Jen


Richard Gere issued a formal apology today for macking all over actress Shilpa Shetty at an AIDS event in India. This comes after a judge in Jaipur issued an arrest warrant for both actors on charges of obscenity. People reports:

The hug, which took place before about 4,000 truckers, was a failed attempt to parody a scene in Gere’s film Shall We Dance and “a naive misread of Indian customs,” he said.


Parody of Shall We Dance? Really? I wouldn’t call that a naive misread of Indian customs, Dick Gere, I’d call it a naive misread of anyone caring about your career anymore.

And I’m also fairly certain that Jenny From the Block would have given you a swift kick in the nuts if you tried any of that funny business you pulled in India on her, movie or no movie.

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