Samantha Ruth Prabhu responds to tweet saying she ‘lost her charm and glow’ after myositis: ‘I pray you never…’


Samantha Ruth Prabhu looked extremely beautiful in a white saree at the trailer launch of her upcoming mythological drama Shahakuntalam on Monday, January 9. Sharing her photos from the event, a Twitter account wrote, “Sad for Samantha. She lost all her charm and glow. When everyone thought she came out of a divorce strong and her professional life reached heights, she was hit hard by myositis, which made her weak again.”

Samantha won the internet over when she responded to the tweet in her own style, writing: “I pray you never have to go through months of treatment and medication like I did…And here’s some love from me to add to your shine” and added a silver heart emoji. Netizens criticized the post calling it “cheeky” and appreciated the actress’ response to it.

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One Twitter user replied, “As someone who has an autoimmune disease and has undergone heaps of experimental treatments, including steroids, with all the effects of disease and treatment showing up visibly, these kind of condescending comments can feel cruel. I feel sorry for those that can’t see the silent and remarkable strength of a person battling a chronic illness. The only way is to accept it too, which means ignorance.” The Super Deluxe actress took note of this tweet and wrote, “In a world where you can be anything… Be kind !! @MeDamselDee You are beautiful”.

It was last October when the actress revealed that she is being treated for an autoimmune disease called myositis. The launch of the Shaakuntalam trailer was the first media event Samantha attended after speaking out about her health condition, saying, “No matter how many struggles I face in life, one thing will not change. That’s how much I love film and film loves me.” back. I strongly believe that this love will grow multifold with Shaakuntalam.’

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