After elimination from the Bigg Boss 3 show, Hema alleged that she was eliminated from the house with a pre-plan. She said that viewers have shown visuals to create a bad impression on her. Hema stated that contestants made a ploy to eliminate her from the house. However, while she was coming out of the house, she made positive comments on the Bigg Boss show. Even, she praised participants and host Akkineni Nagarjuna. Hema was eliminated from the show for dominating other contestants in the house.