Fauzi Hits Back At Critics, As Experts Warn Of Danger Of Rape Jokes
“… whenever we talk among men, we cannot really control ourselves,” Nawawi said, showing how he has not fully understood why the whole conversation was wrong in the first place.
(TRP) – Rape jokes are always harmful and left unchecked, it trivializes rape and sexual assault.
Fauzi Nawawi, a Malaysian actor who was under fire for his casual comments about enjoying a rape scene, has now hit back at critics instead.
The 48-year-old actor took down his apology video from Instagram after a day. In its place, he posted a cryptic and passive-aggressive response that seems to be lifted from Tiktok.
“God won’t forgive the critics until the person [who was criticized] has forgiven them. Be careful,” Nawawi wrote in the caption. The 30-second video was accompanied by an Islamic preacher’s voice in the background.
He later put up a second video with a string of text stating, “Those who are patient have no regrets. Their pain will be replaced with happiness they’ve never dreamed of.”
Nawawi was criticised after the Rumah No. 107 interview clip, which was aired back in June, went viral on Tuesday.
In the interview, he recounted how he had to hide his enjoyment filming the rape scene in the film Anak Halal (2007) and didn’t stop there. He went on and described in detail how the rape scene was filmed with his co-star Raja Farah Aziz, pointing out her tight shorts and how she spread her legs.
Nawawi’s public apology did little to quell criticisms when he tried to explain why it happened.
“When we were shooting this segment, I had asked the production staff to censor the sensitive parts because whenever we talk among men, we cannot really control ourselves,” Nawawi said, showing how he has not fully understood why the whole conversation was wrong in the first place.