Popular YouTuber and Bigg Boss OTT 2 winner, Elvish Yadav, finds himself embroiled in controversy once more after a video surfaced showing him engaged in a physical altercation at a restaurant in Jaipur on Sunday, February 11. The incident has sparked outrage among netizens, reigniting debates about his conduct and responsibility as a public figure.
In the viral video, Yadav can be seen involved in a heated argument with other patrons of the restaurant, culminating in him slapping a man. While the exact cause of the altercation remains unclear, Yadav defended his actions, claiming that he retaliated after being verbally abused.
Addressing the incident in a video statement, Yadav asserted that he does not seek out confrontations but will not tolerate disrespect. He emphasized that the altercation was personal and stood by his actions, despite criticism from online communities.
This is not the first time Yadav has found himself at the center of controversy. In December 2023, he was involved in a similar altercation with a reporter during a visit to Mata Vaishno Devi in Jammu and Kashmir. Yadav’s friend, Raghav Sharma, engaged in a physical altercation with the journalist, prompting Yadav to leave the scene abruptly.
The recurrence of such incidents has raised concerns about Yadav’s behavior and the influence he wields over his followers. Critics have accused him of promoting violence and misogyny through his content, pointing to past controversies as evidence.
Despite Yadav’s attempts to justify his actions, netizens have continued to express dismay and condemnation, calling for accountability and a reassessment of his public persona. The latest incident serves as a reminder of the responsibilities that come with fame and influence in the digital age, highlighting the need for greater awareness and accountability among social media personalities.