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Twitter is not forgiving Cannoli’s owners any time soon

They're facing re-enactments, Urdu mushaira, and savage memes

SAMAA | - Posted: Jan 23, 2021 | Last Updated: 3 months ago
Posted: Jan 23, 2021 | Last Updated: 3 months ago
Twitter is not forgiving Cannoli’s owners any time soon

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Shortly after the video of two restaurant owners in Islamabad mocking their manager’s English went viral, social media erupted with condemnation and of course — memes. Rapper Ali Gul Pir, who is famous for his skits on social media, chose to add humour to the Cannoli controversy by re-enacting the viral video.  My friend Uzma and myself Kaisa-Dia want to introduce you to our staff #CafeSohail #Cannoli #MoreEnglishThanEnglish #EnglishCoaching pic.twitter.com/cftawtKgnH — Ali Gul Pir (@Aligulpir) January 23, 2021 He shared a video with fellow comedian Akbar Chaudhry and George Fulton of George Ka Pakistan fame recreating the now infamous scene. Just got fired as manager of TGIJ by @AatifNawaz for not speaking Urdu well enough. Thanks a lot bro. pic.twitter.com/0FhBgeFkrr — Jeremy McLellan (@JeremyMcLellan) January 22, 2021 American comedian Jeremy McLellan also shared a skit featuring comedian Aatif Nawaz where he got fired from a restaurant for not knowing Urdu. A user shared Cannoli's statement in response to the controversy with all the "right corrections". someone corrected the apology issued by #cannoliowners and lol the sheer accuracy pic.twitter.com/wrShWdjlmR — sing of medusa (@chamomilecedar) January 22, 2021 There's even a mushaira taking place outside the restaurant with "free entry for all". This is hilarious😂#CannoliOwners pic.twitter.com/iNHSVtIH9T — Humna (@hamnafzal) January 22, 2021 Another user said he had never even heard of Cannoli before the scandal. This is hilarious😂#CannoliOwners pic.twitter.com/iNHSVtIH9T — Humna (@hamnafzal) January 22, 2021 On Thursday, a video went viral on social media in which Uzma and Dia were making fun of their manager Awais’ broken English. They were widely condemned for their insensitive act and many came forward to show their support for Awais.
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Shortly after the video of two restaurant owners in Islamabad mocking their manager’s English went viral, social media erupted with condemnation and of coursememes.

Rapper Ali Gul Pir, who is famous for his skits on social media, chose to add humour to the Cannoli controversy by re-enacting the viral video. 

He shared a video with fellow comedian Akbar Chaudhry and George Fulton of George Ka Pakistan fame recreating the now infamous scene.

American comedian Jeremy McLellan also shared a skit featuring comedian Aatif Nawaz where he got fired from a restaurant for not knowing Urdu.

A user shared Cannoli’s statement in response to the controversy with all the “right corrections”.

There’s even a mushaira taking place outside the restaurant with “free entry for all”.

Another user said he had never even heard of Cannoli before the scandal.

On Thursday, a video went viral on social media in which Uzma and Dia were making fun of their manager Awais’ broken English.

They were widely condemned for their insensitive act and many came forward to show their support for Awais.

 
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