Supporting US, Abraham said that he finds nothing wrong in the detention. Talking to a leading daily, John said that US has performed their job in order to keep their nation safe. In 2009, John too was detained at the New York airport by the FBI for having Afghanistan as one of the countries visited on his passport. But, he was released when he explained that he was an actor.
Shahrukh, who had landed in US in order to visit the Yale University, was stuck at the airport for two hours. Though he was later released, the incident provoked almost a mini-war between US and India. Not only the Indian Government, but many Bollywood celebrities expressed their anger and disapproval over the issue.