Wednesday, August 17, 2016
Bollywood superstar detained at US airport
sakee 5:12 AM Shah Rukh Khan
Bollywood superstar Shah Rukh Khan has been detained by US immigration authorities for the third time, prompting allegations of racial profiling.
Indian actor and TV personality Khan, 50, took to Twitter expressed his dismay.
"I fully understand & respect security with the way the world is, but to be detained at US immigration every damn time really really sucks," Khan wrote on Twitter.
His comment had been retweeted more than 7,000 times and favorited more than 12,000 times by Friday morning, US time.
The U.S. Ambassador to India also tweeted an apology about the controversy, saying "We are working to ensure it doesn't happen again. Your work inspires millions, including in the US."