Priyanka Chopra Jonas reveals skin lightening was normalised in South Asia; Regrets endorsing fairness creams

Priyanka Chopra Jonas recently opened up about her experience of endorsing skin-whitening creams in India, her bullying experience during high school days and more.
Priyanka Chopra Jonas reveals skin lightening was normalised in South Asia; Regrets endorsing fairness creams
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Priyanka Chopra Jonas never shies away from speaking about the topics like body shaming and racism. Earlier, in several interviews, she has spoken about the racial discrimination she had to face during her growing up days. Recently, while speaking with Marie Claire magazine, Priyanka has spoken about her experience of endorsing skin-whitening creams in India, her bullying experience and more. The global star confessed that she regrets endorsing fairness creams in India. Talking about the same, she further stated that skin lightening was so normalized in South Asia that everyone was doing it as it’s such a large industry. 

“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,” she added. Later, she shared her bullying experience she faced during her high school days. "It’s so difficult to hear you talk about it right now. In high school, I feel like the kids who were after me didn’t even understand why. I think it’s that they decided that they were more powerful than someone else, me, and when you pick on someone, it’s because you’re insecure,” the actor explained. 

Priyanka also said that bullying happens to kids and adults with positions of power. She also said that it affected her adversely, her confidence and who she wanted to be. “I felt exposed, when your skin is raw", she added.

Meanwhile, on the personal front, the actress is working on her memoir book Unfinished and reportedly, she is going to release it soon.

On the work front, she was recently seen alongside Rajkummar Rao in The White Tiger. The film received a lot of appreciation from fans as well as critics.

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Anonymous 2 months ago

Omg, so amazingly illustrated is that movie called the white tiger. Great book and very realistic movie. Well done by all.

Anonymous 2 months ago

This miss and blink old crow aunty hater is back with another famous word: the shameless word. Why are you shameless, aunty hater?? You must be constipated because of all the stinky farts being excreted, jealous hater.

Anonymous 2 months ago

Enjoyed the white tiger movie very much. So tired of seeing so many silly Indian movies with old men. Get new male stars like Varun Dhawan. No more old men in their 50's or 60's smooching young girls.

Anonymous 2 months ago

Yeah ,. Haters , let's have some fun , let's hate each other. And really, who cares about whether she had affairs or not?? Is it your husband, lady hater. Good for her if she did. If men can do it, so can ladies. Who cares and why all the drama around this. Frickin Indians are the worst rumor spreading parasites. This is why India will never progress beyond what they are now. Amen!!!

Anonymous 2 months ago

You paid trolls of piss cee, you pathetic losers stop threatening people who criticize her with karma like little crybabies, have a comeback lets hear it, otherwise face criticism & mockery like grown ups sheesh

Anonymous 2 months ago

Only Indians say trolls because vocabulary is limited. I am a stay- at -home mom, and no one pays me silly, dilly hater. Just having fun with the haters cause writing angry comments is not healthy for the mind. See you later. Bonjour, bedtime soon

Anonymous 2 months ago

Noone is paid, you nasty mouth witch and I am from Canada, and it irritates me to see all the crappiness that you nasty mouth Indians fart out. Face

Anonymous 2 months ago

Haha , maybe Kangana too can sign contract with agency to star in movies in USA and then she and trump can have sparring matches.

Anonymous 2 months ago

Very much so, Kangana is indeed a wannabe donald trump. Did she name companies in her nasty mouth tweets that let her go because she did not support the farmers?? Well, stupid lady, they were on farmers side too. So go send them a malicious tweet, too.

Anonymous 2 months ago

Kangana wants to be next donald trump,. Why not blame and name the companies that dropped your endorsement deals in the Twitter messages to the others ,blaming them also because they were supportive of the farmers protests??? Very cunning woman and very dangerous.

Anonymous 2 months ago

Wondering why crazy kangana didn't include names and companies also of all those who took away her endorsements when she blamed other actors for violence. Such a promoter of trouble, another donald trump

Anonymous 2 months ago

Looking pretty darling,. Continue slaying!!

Anonymous 2 months ago

She and her PR are the most insecure people on the earth

Anonymous 2 months ago

All you pathetic loser PR people saying Karma will get us for criticizing her how much karma will get her for breaking COVID rules just to get her hair done? Pretending to be asthmatic and smoking cigarettes? Her husband claims to be diabetic yet is shamelessly promoting cigars & tequila....i can go on & on about her wrongdoings

Anonymous 2 months ago

Everyone makes a living , you old malicious Indian and if the husband wants to endorse certain products, he can damn well do it and it is his health, so find someone else to harass.

Anonymous 2 months ago

We love you Peecee

Anonymous 2 months ago

Proud of my Queen pri

Anonymous 2 months ago

Looking gorgeous. Your movies are doing very well and you are an inspiration to us all.

Anonymous 2 months ago

Banj gonna have ivf by SRK

Anonymous 2 months ago

He is ugly old man who wants to return to movies. Just a Nasty fart from your mouth.

Anonymous 2 months ago

Priyanka always no#1 love you

Anonymous 2 months ago

Sweetie--- you will do anything for few extra buck. phony you are .

Anonymous 2 months ago

Are u talking abt yourself she doesn't that that much as she already has so much n does offer charity too what do u do

Anonymous 2 months ago

Everyday she plays the victim card, does she want us to feel sorry for her? Shameless

Anonymous 2 months ago

U r shameless while we are proud of Queen Pri

Anonymous 2 months ago

U r shameless hater stop judging others n focus on ur own life before karma hits u back hard

Anonymous 2 months ago

not pretty in any sense

Anonymous 2 months ago

Scary looking eww

Anonymous 2 months ago

she only looks wow in your head, if she s truly beautiful lets see her ;ics with zero make up & no contact lenses

Anonymous 2 months ago

Are u talking abt yourself while she looks wow

Anonymous 2 months ago

looks like SRK with long hair

Anonymous 2 months ago

Love how she tries to justify her wrongdoings. Did all the women you knew having affairs with married men as well?

Anonymous 2 months ago

Yea the men who are in relationship that time are saint n those women who r single they r to be blamed isnt it

Anonymous 2 months ago

She’s trying so hard to stay relevant. Quit it Priyanka , you’re only mocking yourself

Anonymous 2 months ago

Stop judging others n focus on ur own life before karma hits u back hard n fear god as the more u r jealous the more u will crack

Anonymous 2 months ago

seriously her PR is on over drive its nauseating

Anonymous 2 months ago

She regrets going to the west she regrets her fading career she regrets the thinning pay cheques .

Anonymous 2 months ago

That's why she is where she is n many frustrated hater like u dream to be in her place

Anonymous 2 months ago

Proud of U Peecee u rock n silly haters r envying u so much they are burning out of intense jealousy

Anonymous 2 months ago

She has both bollywood n hollywood on her plate n u r saying that rubbish comment get well soon hater

Anonymous 2 months ago

She is inspirational to millions people so stop getting jealous of her n focus on ur own life before karma hits u back hard

Anonymous 2 months ago

She is the pride of india who we r proud of n haters like u make no difference

Anonymous 2 months ago

Does the book have any details about whether the rumours of your affairs with married men is true or not?

Anonymous 2 months ago

She will talk abt almost everything dont worry n by blaming the women only n the men who were commited in relationship marriage so that they r portrait as saint n the women gets blamed that too will be talked abt in the book

Anonymous 2 months ago

Stupidity

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