In a recent interview, regarding her role of playing Kashibai, in Bajirao Mastani, Priyanka Chopra made a very controversial statement which has everyone in a frenzy. Let’s see what this Priyanka Chopra comment is about.
Firstly, I would like to mention that the following opinions are simply my own and may not necessarily be something others might agree to. And yes, I’m a guy.
The reason for mentioning that is the context in which the comment was made. Now being cheated on is a very devastating thing to happen to anyone, girl, OR a guy. And more often than not, our first instinct is to get pissed off as hell, break things, scream at the top of our lungs, etc; before we get to the feeling of betrayal, heartbreak and pain. And along with getting enraged, violence comes as second nature to a lot of people. However, we don’t, or rather, shouldn’t ever physically hit our partner, (or even soon to be ex-partner)!
Beating the shit out of someone, for whatever reason, other than for self-defence, is not okay!! And I’m not even going into the legal actions that can be taken if you do!
Now coming specifically to what Priyanka Chopra, as a woman, said in an interview meant for the public, I’d have to say that was a very unprofessional thing to have done. Now if instead of her, a guy had said the same thing, not only would HE almost get the shit beaten out of him, this would’ve made front page news in each and every news or social media website.
Being a feminist means equality, not women supremacy, contrary to popular, uneducated opinions, and being someone who is followed so intently by viewers all over India, and even abroad, Priyanka should definitely have had more sense than making that statement. Even as I write on this, if it had been a guy instead of her, having said this, there would have been even less mincing of words, and backlash of epic proportions.
So I guess I would like to assume that this was simply an extremely poor choice of words, to have been used by her and that she did not actually mean it. Because when one of the most popular and followed personalities of feminism makes such a statement, it doles massive blows to the very thing each feminist is fighting for!
Without meaning to be offensive, I would simply hope that Priyanka is a little more sensible about her choice of words and what they could mean, in the future, especially while speaking in public forums.
Ultimately, whether you choose to forgive someone or not depends on you, but if someone cheats on you, I’m pretty sure you could come up with a lot more creative, non-violent, but ultra effective ways to get your revenge on him, or her.
Take a cue from this and maybe replace Xbox with, I don’t know, her favourite Louis Vuitton bag if it’s a girl?!
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