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Rushdie’s attack

Salman Rushdie has called the British monarchy “stupid” and “archaic”.

entertainment Updated: Sep 27, 2010 00:33 IST

Salman Rushdie has called the British monarchy “stupid” and “archaic”. The Mumbai-born author told a British paper that “the monarchy and its traditions are archaic... stupid... a British oddity.” The author of

Midnight’s Children

, who has married four times, also admitted that his love life has been in “endless turmoil”.