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Dalai Lama says if his successor is woman, she has to be attractive. Internet is furious

In a telling interview with BBC News, the Dalai Lama reiterated his statement that he is okay with a female successor but she must be "attractive". The internet isn't pleased at all. The Dalai Lama's statement has been met with severe criticism online. "If a female Dalai Lama comes, she should be more attractive." The interviewer then told Dalai Lama that his comment could be misconstrued as "objectifying women and it's about who you are inside." The Dalai Lama did agree to the statement but not before adding, "Yes, I think both. Real beauty is inner beauty. That is true. But we, human beings, [for us] appearance is also important." His opinion about an 'attractive female successor' has gone viral now, with netizens responding with anger and disappointment. "Well if he said that a female successor will be attractive then that's sexism." ........Read more

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