Bollywood actor Mallika Sherawat who was teargassed and hit by three masked intruders in Paris has finally opened up about the incident.
The actor who was attacked along with her French boyfriend Cyrille Auxenfans has vowed to not let the incident change her life. Describing herself as a “strong woman”, the 40-year-old told CNN, “He was hurt a little bit. We both fought them off. I’m not going to let this change my life at all.”
“I fought them off. They are strong men but I didn’t just cower down,” she said.
Kim Kardashian held up in Paris, deprived of millions in jewels: police
The actress said the teargas temporarily blinded her and she has been left with “a few bruises and marks” and “the feeling of having to look over your shoulder.” Her boyfriend also suffered minor injuries.
Sherawat did not delve into further details regarding the incident but said, “”t was extremely traumatic. No one should be made to suffer the insecurity of having their home broken into or the physical and mental abuse of such an attack.”
Mallika Sherawat beaten up by intruders near where Kim Kardashian was robbed in Paris
The crime took place on November 11 about 4.3km from the luxury private mansion where American reality TV star Kim Kardashian West was robbed of an estimated $10 million worth of jewelry on October 3. Commenting on Kardashian’s incident, the 40-year-old said, “I really feel extremely empathetic towards her, she suffered the same emotional, physical and mental trauma that I have.”
The actor was without a bodyguard at the time of the incident and doesn’t regret that. “Do I get paranoid, do I get security guards around me? Do I want to do that? I want to have a normal life,” she said.
After the interview, the actor to Instagram to share a picture with the host captioned, “It takes more than three masked men to take me down, I am a strong woman.”
Courtesy : Express Tribune