We don’t want people to mistake “doormat” for the piece of cloth that you put in front of your door to wipe your feet on before you come in. This is the “doormat” that relates to someone being blind to the things happening to them, bad things or letting people walk all over them. Kajol has recently given an interview in which she said that the reason marriages go kaput today is because people don’t have enough patience and tolerance. Well, who knows better than her, right? Kajol has always been known to have a temper and not be afraid to speak her mind, a little similar to Twinkle Khanna, but you know what they will never acknowledge? Their husbands’ cheating stories. Kajol has never once spoken about the dozens of linkup stories that her husband was involved in. The only time she was rumoured to have been mad was when Kangana Ranaut appeared on the cover of Stardust Magazine with the revelation that she was in love with Ajay Devgan and wanted to marry him. Kajol apparently got mad at her husband not because of the affair, but because the girl spoke out and humiliated her.
Most women or men don’t walk out on their cheating partners because they care about the effect the break-up/separation will have on their kids. In Kajol’s case, she lives with her in-laws. Her husband takes care of her family (mother & sister) as well. So, ending the relationship will have a huge financial consequence on her. That’s why she put aside her differences and heighten her tolerance level. Kajol also saw how her mother was when she divorced her dad and her grandmother too was in a similar situation.
It’s not like every person is like Kajol. Some people have the guts to walk out of the marriage if there’s cheating involved. In normal life, it does take a lot to make that step, especially if the surrounded environment or society is traditional. But for celebrities, the stakes are different. Look at Sussanne Khan, she decided to divorce Hrithik Roshan and everything changed for her. She does look happier and healthier, but she does not have that secure entourage of Bollywood people as friends anymore. It’s like she’s a parasite and everyone is keeping away from her, including her supposedly BFF and business partner, Gauri Khan. Even Hrithik at the beginning blamed the whole separation on Sussanne, like if he did no wrong and she should have tolerated his behaviour.
It’s hard to believe Kajol wasn’t affected by all of Ajay’s cheating rumours because soon after, she started going the Michael Jackson way. You know what we mean. She started skin lightning procedures and got herself a stylish. She started making more public appearances and all that. It’s like that whole affair made her realise that she shouldn’t be a stay-at-home mom. Here’s Kajol giving her opinion on why marriages are breakup up these days. Take it with a pinch of salt, like we ask you to with blind items.
Kajol on why marriages are not working out
I think we’re losing tolerance (and no, it’s not an intolerance remark btw) it’s about losing patience. We’re just losing willingness to go that little bit far ahead or to give people their second chance.
Kajol on why her relationship worked out with Ajay Devgan
I think our relationship has worked only because I speak a lot and he quietly listens. So the secret to our happy married life is that Ajay doesn’t say much. And that we’re best of friends.
Kajol on how married partners are these days
We don’t give any benefit of doubt to our partner anymore. Today, we’re just waiting for the person to make a mistake so that we can pounce on him and tell, ‘hey now I am one up there. Now you see.’ I think marriages and relationships cannot be like that if they have to be successful!