When Priyanka Chopra recalled horrors of racist bullying in High School
Priyanka Chopra in an interview openly spoke about her bullying days and how it shook her confidence, read on.
Priyanka is one of the most stunning and powerful actresses in the industry. Not only she has won many hearts in India but is a global icon. The actress has spoken many times boldly about women's empowerment, horrors of bullying, body shaming, and much more.
In a recent interview, the actress recalled the days when she was bullied in High School. She moved to America at the age of 12 to live with her extended family and faced bullying from kids and girls in school.
She told that they would call her brownie and ask her to go back to her country sitting on an elephant she came in. She fell prey to many racist comments that stripped her confidence down.
In her memoir Unfinished, she has spoken about those horrors of bullying days that she would sit in the bathroom to eat her lunch as she never really had any friends.
She mentioned that she 'broke up with America' and came back to India. After returning here she started focusing on extra curriculum activities and involved herself in many tasks that helped her gain her shaken confidence back.
She received a lot of love and support here from her parents and family. She mentioned that she took all the bullying personally and it affected her confidence badly.
Priyanka Chopra is currently busy with the promotions of her upcoming Netflix film The White Tiger which also stars Rajkummar Rao and Adarsh Gourav in pivotal roles