We sense trouble brewing for Zul Ariffin! The hunky star found himself in hot water after he posted a snippet from his upcoming drama, titled “Perempuan Itu”. The drama is slated to premier during the holy month of Ramadan.
The video shows Zul and his co-star, Siti Hariesa, acting out steamy scenes and suggestive positions, to which drew the ire of many netizens. After facing backlash from the public, the actor had since deleted the said post from his socials.
A couple of days after the issue broke out, the “Sangkar” actor finally broke his silence to address the controversy surrounding his racy scene. He wrote, “With an open heart, I take note of all responses on the video clip. I humbly apologise to all affected by my action of uploading the video. After this, I will be more careful in uploading any material given to me to be promoted on social media.”
In related news, it is also reported that Zul is currently facing action from the Ministry of Communications and Multimedia. In a statement posted on his Twitter, its minister, Tan Sri Annuar Musa, said that the legal process against the actor is underway. “The scene he posted was unsuitable for viewing in Ramadan or any other month. Protect the values and culture,” he wrote.
Proses undang undang berjalan.Pelakon Zul Arifin akan di siasat di bawah seksyen 233 Akta KMM kerana posting YouTube yg menyalahi undang undang.Yang pasti adegan spt yg di papar itu tidak akan di benarkan tayang,sama ada bulan ramadhan atau bulan yg lain.Jagalah nilai dan budaya.
— Annuar Musa (@AnnuarMusa) March 22, 2022
It was revealed that Zul will be investigated under Section 233 of the KMM Act for offensive posting. If found guilty, the 35-year-old would be liable to a fine not exceeding RM50,000. Additionally, he could also be jailed for not more than a year, or both.
If you recall, the “Rindu Awak 200%” actor made headlines after a video of him apparently pleasuring himself hit the internet. Following the recent news about Zul, it appears that a few netizens have begun leaking the past NSFW allegedly involving him on social media.
For those who are curious, you can watch the full video featuring Zul and Siti Hariesa here:
watch at ur own risk
WHAT THE FUCK IS THIS https://t.co/IIbW6HU58L pic.twitter.com/sxXYdXlhlo
— sof (@n9hyck) March 18, 2022
Sources: Oh Media, Malaysia Gazette.
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