Priyanka Chopra REVEALS how her 'confidence was stripped' due to racist bullying faced at American high school

In a recent interview, Priyanka Chopra was brutally honest about the racist bullying she experienced when she attended an American high school at the age of 15.
Priyanka Chopra REVEALS how her 'confidence was stripped' due to racist bullying faced at American high school
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2021 is already a busy time for Priyanka Chopra as not only her film The White Tiger releasing tomorrow, i.e. January 21, but our desi girl is also gearing up for the release of her highly-anticipated memoir Unfinished which comes out on February 9. In a recent candid interview with People, PeeCee was brutally honest as she shared her experience of facing racist bullying at the tender age of just 15 while attending an American high school.

Chopra recalled how she took the bullying very personally as deep inside, it started gnawing at her and she went into a shell. Priyanka didn't want people to look at her as she hoped to be invisible. "My confidence was stripped. I've always considered myself a confident person, but I was very unsure of where I stood, of who I was," the 38-year-old actress confessed. In Unfinished, Chopra recounts how other teenage girls in her school would hurl insults like, 'Brownie, go back to your country!' or 'Go back on the elephant you came on' when she walked down the hall.

As escapism from the harsh treatment, Priyanka tried her best to ignore the bullies and sought refuge within a close group of friends while also reaching out to the guidance counsellor for help. Alas, it was no avail. While PeeCee doesn't blame the city, she feels that her bullies, at that young age, just wanted to say something that would hurt. Now, at the other side of 35, Chopra theorises that the bullying was probably coming from a place of the girls being "insecure" but nonetheless, at that time, the actress took it very personally.

Not being able to handle any more of the bullying, Priyanka decided to break up with America and after a call with her parents, returned back to India. "I was so blessed that when I went back to India, I was surrounded by so much love and admiration for who I was. Going back to India healed me after that experience in high school," the Citadel star revealed while adding that she took her father's advice and decided to leave her baggage behind.

"In America, I was trying not to be different. Right? I was trying to fit in and I wanted to be invisible. When I went to India, I chose to be different," Chopra concluded.

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Things definitely took a turn for the better because now Priyanka Chopra is loved by millions and millions all across the globe, especially the US!

Anonymous 1 month ago

LMAO! :) How long can you tell this shi**ty tale?) If America has offended you, why do you want to live there so much?)

Anonymous 1 month ago

Is it her confidence or NOSE that was stripped? Such an attention seeker

Anonymous 1 month ago

God she is still on it. She is bored and nothing to do. Looking for some old news to stay relevant.

Anonymous 1 month ago

A lot of people writing about her affairs with srk and akshay. I want to ask, why is that only her fault. they also were part of it. it takes two to tango. rani mukherjee had an affair with aditya chopra. only difference was he ended his marriage and married her. the guts akshay and srk did not have. i hate it when women are blamed and made out to be some seductress and men get away free.

Anonymous 1 month ago

Everyone has been bullied at some stage in their life & most have come out it silently & confidently. There are numerous stories of kids abused by their own families & yet they have come out it, you are special honey. You have quite the privileged life where your doctor parents let you live in the US just to quench your whim & yet complain aww don't feel sorry for you not one bit

Anonymous 1 month ago

someone calling you brownie hardly sounds mean or racist

Anonymous 1 month ago

Just why would a black girl call an Indian girl 'brownie' makes no sense

Anonymous 1 month ago

You are being bullied online by your own people from your own race, would you still call that racism? Maybe take a good hard look at your personality then you will know why and I don't believe that racism BS story

Anonymous 1 month ago

OMG, how long will she milk this nonsense. I was right there where she lived. It did not happen to any of us. Absolute attention seeking and self pitying mode. Some one needs to put her in her place.

Anonymous 1 month ago

kaam mil nahi rahaa to kuchh bhi nautanki karne ka kya auntie ji

Anonymous 1 month ago

aww confidence was stripped? Then she restored her confidence by stripping on screen

Anonymous 1 month ago

Gauri & Twinkle should get together & write a book about this home breaker and how she defended it by saying 'that wives should control their husbands behavior'

Anonymous 1 month ago

may not have been racism darling may have been your ugly looks & your annoying personality that still rubs people the wrong way when it comes to you!

Anonymous 1 month ago

Its been confirmed many times that bullying incident never happened, aunty is making up stories to get attention as usual

Anonymous 1 month ago

is that why you had affair with akshay kumar and srk to build up confidence

Anonymous 1 month ago

attention hoo

Anonymous 1 month ago

Liar Liar Faku Faku .. This kind of things do not happen in USA..What lies

Anonymous 1 month ago

How many times has she repeated this story

Anonymous 1 month ago

Racism exists everywhere, but I definitely saw more racism in India than I ever did in America.

Anonymous 1 month ago

stay there.

Anonymous 1 month ago

She and her former BFF MeGain, screaming victimhood all the time .... people go through worse, get over it you two opportunists.

Anonymous 1 month ago

I cannot wait for this fake hypocrite to be exposed just like Hillary Baldwin. Just making up things to garner some buzz for her memoir she's selling now. For a brief time she was in the US and making it sound as if much longer and even if there was one random bullying incident now trying to give it a racial angle for publicity.

Anonymous 1 month ago

yawn how many times have we heard these stories she has nothing new to offer bet her book is a snooze fest with all of her stories on repeat

Anonymous 1 month ago

There is a lot of differentiation in India based on caste, creed, religion, economical status, gender, and province-based. Why does not anyone raise a word??? Does not make any sense to call out on other countries then.

Anonymous 1 month ago

in the open,, not hidden like the US.

Anonymous 1 month ago

She is loved my her PR and paid fans no one else loves her in fact many hate her

Anonymous 1 month ago

LOL she cries racism but didn't think twice before doing skin lightening cream ads

Anonymous 1 month ago

Before marrying that kid as well.