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When Priyanka Chopra was trolled on her singing debut in the US and threatened to be gang-raped | Bollywood Life

In her book, Unfinished – the Memoir, Priyanka Chopra Jonas has opened up on a lot of aspects, experiences of her life. Details from the books have been shared in snippets almost every day. Priyanka Chopra has been grabbing headlines for various shocking incidents that she shared in the book. Earlier, Priyanka had opened up on facing racism as a schoolgirl. And years later, she faced the same when she was about to make her singing debut she faced the same kind of criticism. “I remember the thrill of turning on the television the first night it aired and seeing myself introducing the game in a prerecorded announcement, and then watching the upbeat ‘In My City’ promo video along with the millions of others who were tuned in. From where I sat, there was no better way for me and my music to be introduced to mainstream America than through an NFL weekly spot. #GameOn!,” she wrote in her book. Also Read – Quantico’s Priyanka Chopra becomes the first Indian face to feature at the NBA Finals!

Priyanka Chopra revealed that she got hate mails and messages. She said that people tried to bring her down by passing remarks on her colour, nationality and more. “My bubble was quickly burst. The excitement of having my first song debut in the United States on such a huge platform was completely destroyed by a storm of explicitly racist hate mail and tweets, including – among many, many examples to choose from – ‘What’s a brown terrorist doing promoting an all-Americal game?’ and ‘Go back to the Middle East and put your burka on’ and-years later it’s still hard to write this – ‘Go back to your country and get gang-raped.’” the Quantico actress said. Also Read – Priyanka Chopra turns down Rs 20 crore offer to perform at international live concert?

Priyanka did a few music singles and then went on to focus on films. Earlier, Priyanka Chopra revealed that she regretted endorsing fairness creams. Talking about the same, the Bajirao Mastani actress said, “[Skin lightening] was so normalized in South Asia; it’s such a large industry that everyone was doing it. In fact, doing it is still a check [mark] when you are a female actor, but it’s awful. And it was awful for me, for a little girl who used to put talcum-powder cream on my face because I believed that dark skin was not pretty.” Also Read – Is Mad About Dance’s Amrit Maghera inspired by Priyanka Chopra, Sonakshi Sinha, Alia Bhatt and Shraddha Kapoor?

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