Priyanka Chopra Recollects Breaking Up With America And Returning To India, ‘I Went Into A Shell’
Priyanka Chopra is global domination. She has made India proud across the globe and is still collecting a lot of fame and recognition for her acting. She went to America and started out with her singing career. However, she had broken up with America and came back to India which wasn’t a good phase for her.
In a recent interview, Priyanka Chopra said that bullying took a toll on her. “I took it very personally. Deep inside, it starts gnawing at you,” Priyanka told People in the interview. “I went into a shell. I was like, ‘Don’t look at me. I just want to be invisible. My confidence was stripped. I’ve always considered myself a confident person, but I was very unsure of where I stood, of who I was.”
Her memoir Unfinished recollect a lot of incidents from the time. She that other teenage girls would yell insults like, “Brownie, go back to your country!” and “Go back on the elephant you came on” at her. Despite reaching out to school counsellor for help, but in vain.
“I don’t even blame the city, honestly. I just think it was girls who, at that age, just want to say something that’ll hurt,” she writes. “Now, at the other side of 35, I can say that it probably comes from a place of them being insecure. But at that time, I took it very personally.” In the end, she says she “broke up with America.” After speaking she decided to return to India, “I was so blessed that when I went back to India, I was surrounded by so much love and admiration for who I was. Going back to India healed me after that experience in high school.”