In the fiercely competitive entertainment industry most celebrities are victims of body shaming and Priyanka Chopra wasn’t spared from it either.
Addressing the media during a chat show, Priyanka revealed she has been the victim of body shaming since her teenage days. “I was a skinny, gawky teenager and I had crazy frizzy hair that I didn’t know how to control. People made me feel awkward because I didn’t look like everyone else,” she said.
“Later I figured out what looks best on myself,” she added.
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The Baywatch actor said that body shaming is pretty common in Bollywood. “I think it happens to all of us especially in our business where you are supposed to look a certain way, dress a certain way and yeah you get pressure from everyone around you saying ‘you used to fit into that dress last month and this month you don’t.”
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The diva shared that people expect a particular look that is supposed to be portrayed to the world. “Not just for people in the business but girls, in general, have to look a certain way.”
Slamming the society’s craze for body dynamics, PeeCee said, “You need to figure out what your strengths are, put them in a box and just focus on those, all your weaknesses just disappear after that and you focus on what’s good for you.”
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Courtesy : Express Tribune