Priyanka Jonas opens up on body shaming incident; recalls crying
Indian actress Priyanka Chopra She was left in tears in front of husband Nick Jonas after being body shamed for not being ‘sample size’.
While participating in a panel at the South by Southwest (SXSW) Film Festival, the actress revealed that shaming a painful body was the reason for her breakdown, reported aceshowbiz.com.
On Friday, March 10, Priyanka sat down with Amazon Studios head Jennifer Salke at the start of the festival, and recalled what happened to her the day before. “Yesterday someone told me I wasn’t the model size, I had an injury and I discussed it with my family, and I cried to my husband and my team,” she admitted.
“…, and I felt really bad about the fact that I’m not a model size,” the 40-year-old actress shared her thoughts on body shaming.
“And that’s a problem, apparently, and most of us aren’t, and the sample size is size 2.”
Unfortunately, this was not the first incident for Priyanka. “I’ve been told a lot of things that are hard to hear,” he said bluntly. “In my job, the pressure is so intense that you can’t really show the chink in your armor.”
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Apart from body shaming, ‘The White Tiger’ actress pointed out other types of offensive comments thrown at her.
“I’ve had times where I might have said something, and it’s been misconstrued,” she explained, “and you see people not only about me, but about my child, about my family members, And say the meanest and meanest things about me. Think sometimes people forget you’re human too.”
The ‘Adhura’ author went on to offer advice on how to deal with hateful comments.
“I think you have to surround yourself with people who love you and surround yourself with people who care about you, not about what you can bring to the table and not about who you are. What can you do for me,” he said.
“People who want to see you smile and grow rich. It doesn’t have to be a room full of people, I can count them on my hands.”
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