Priyanka Chopra Has Come Under Fire After Being Confronted At BeautyCon By Audience Member

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The former BAZAAR cover star received backlash after the way she responded to an audience member over the weekend

Priyanka Chopra appeared on stage this weekend to discuss fashion at BeautyCon in Los Angeles, but things got quickly heated when Ayesha Malik, a Pakistani member of the audience, confronted the Indian actress about a tweet that Priyanka had posted on February 26th which read, “Jai Hind” (translating to ‘victory to India’), with the hashtag #IndianArmedForces.

This was during a time when there was an escalation of conflict happening between the neighbouring countries. “It was kind of hard hearing you talk about humanity because as your neighbour, a Pakistani, I know you’re a bit of a hypocrite,” said Malik with a mike in hand. “You are a UNICEF ambassador for peace and you’re encouraging nuclear war against Pakistan.”


Priyanka responded with “I hear you. Whenever you’re done venting. Got it? Done? OK, cool. I have many, many friends from Pakistan and I am from India. And war is not something that I am really fond of, but I am patriotic.” Following the incident, Malik posted a tweet suggesting the actress’ response was “irresponsible”.

Priyanka has not responded to the incident yet. Watch this space.


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