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Priyanka Chopra : “I am a very proud person.”

2 May 2017 197 views No Comment

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There is a moment in life when we actually accept our self as the way it is, Priyanka Chopra, 34-years-old actress is “proud” of the way she is.

Priyanka Chopra has admitted her previous insecurities when she was younger by using “skin-lightening creams” in an attempt to have lightening skin than her actual dark skin.

She explains, ”A lot of girls who have a darker skin hear things like, ‘Oh, poor thing, she’s dark. Poor thing, it’ll be hard for her.’

“In India they advertise skin-lightening creams: ‘Your skin’s gonna get lighter in a week.’ I used it [when I was very young].

“Then when I was an actor, around my early twenties, I did a commercial for a skin-lightening cream. I was playing that girl with insecurities. And when I saw it, I was like, ‘Oh s**t. What did I do?’ And I started talking about being proud of the way I looked. I actually really like my skin tone.”

The ‘Baywatch’ star also recalled one instance in school where she met a particularly nasty racist bully.

Speaking in the latest issue of Glamour magazine, the brunette beauty, Priyanka Chopra shares her bully and nasty experiences, She says, “I don’t think a lot of people understand what Indians are. And that’s our fault, a little. We tend to forget our roots a bit. As kids [we think], ‘If I’m too Indian, I’ll be put in a box, and people will think of me as different. They’ll think I’m weird, because I eat Indian food or my name is difficult to pronounce.”

Baywatch star continues, ”That girl in school used to call me ‘curry.’ You’re scared of those things. We’re afraid of letting people see the glory of who we are.”

Meanwhile, the ‘Quantico‘ actress who is juggling between US and India admitted her dedication in life.
The Indian native actress says, “I work very hard to do everything I’m doing. My life is split between two continents. So, I am working in the US, and I’m also producing six films in India this year.

“I am trying to balance my time between both countries, and I don’t want to settle on one in particular. For me, either isn’t more important than the other. Both are facets of my journey as an actor, and, more than anything, as an entertainer.

“So, I am a very proud person. Honestly, I have given up my life for my work.”
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