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Avnish Singh

Mira Rajput: 'No one says star husband. Why a star wife?

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Every time she is mentioned in the media, Mira Rajput complains that she is referred to as a star wife.

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Mira has developed into a content creator, YouTuber, investor, and supporter of domestic brands online since she wed actor Shahid Kapoor in 2015.

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In the seven years that she has been married to the actor, Mira, who is 13 years younger than Shahid, has frequently resented the label "star wife."

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She believed that the offensive phrase ought to be fully abandoned.

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On the inaugural edition of Social Media Star, I spoke with the host Janice Sequeira. 

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Even when talking to the offspring of celebrities, Mira said in Janice's fifth season why the term should be outlawed.

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We should move past it right away, she urged. Perhaps making an association was necessary for recall value.

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However, even if you put that on a child and call them a "star kid," people won't listen to them because of the term's sexist overtones.

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But the phrase is still in use; it seems like it should sort of find its way out. Similarly, I've never understood the idea of a star wife; what does that entail?