1. You Are At:
  2. English News
  3. Entertainment News
  4. Celebrities News
  5. Priyanka Chopra opens up on facing sexual harassment: Don't feel I am alone anymore

Priyanka Chopra opens up on facing sexual harassment: Don't feel I am alone anymore

When Priyanka Chopra was categorically asked if she has ever faced sexual harassment, she replied, "everybody in this room has probably faced one because it had become a norm with women".

India TV Entertainment Desk India TV Entertainment Desk
New Delhi Updated on: April 14, 2019 20:50 IST
Representative News Image
Image Source : INSTAGRAM

Priyanka Chopra opens up on facing sexual harassment: Don't feel I am alone anymore

Priyanka Chopra, who will be seen next in Shonali Bose's The Sky is Pink, has oopened up about her experiences in terms of sexual harassment. For the first time the actress has come out and spoken in the wake of the #MeToo movement. The actress was present at the 10th Annual Women In The World Summit 2019, where she was interviewed by Tina Brown. During the course of her conversation with Brown which ranged from her grand wedding with Nick Jonas to the culturally different Hollywood and Bollywood, the actress also spoke about women empowerment and the #MeToo movement. Priyanka opened up that even she had faced sexual harassment and appreciated that now women are brave enough to come out and speak about their ordeal.

"Now because of the support we are giving each other, people don't have the power to shut us down," she said at the Summit. "We always had a voice. Just nobody heard us. Now because of the support we are giving each other, nobody can shut us down. And that's an incredibly powerful thing to see. Now if I have a story I don't feel I am alone anymore - and I am not ashamed of it."

When the Mary Kom actress was categorically asked if she has ever faced it, she replied, "everybody in this room has probably faced one because it had become a norm with women".

View this post on Instagram

It’s here!! Go watch go watch! Link in bio☝🏼 #JustOneThing @youtube

A post shared by Priyanka Chopra Jonas (@priyankachopra) on

Priyanka also spoke about her future and hinted that she plans on curating a Bollywood-type production for American audiences. She even hinted that she might bring the imminent elements of Bollywood like singing and dances to the U.S. film industry. "Give me another year and a half," she said. "I have a few things up my sleeve," she added.

Meanwhile, Priyanka Chopra is all set to team up with Mindy Kaling for a wedding comedy from  Universal Pictures. Priyanka Chopra shared a picture on her Instagram profile with Mindy Kaling and announced the news. According to Variety, Kaling will write the screenplay with Dan Goor, is starring in the movie, and will also potentially direct

View this post on Instagram

#PROUD @mindykaling @DanGoor

A post shared by Priyanka Chopra Jonas (@priyankachopra) on

More Entertainment stories and picture galleries

For all latest news and updates, stay tuned to our Facebook page

Write a comment

Bigg boss 13
plastic-ban