Priyanka Chopra Jonas is ‘terrified and excited’ as her memoir ‘Unfinished’ readies for launch on February 9, however the actress isn’t ready to share nuggets from her upcoming biography, the place she talks about one of many largest regrets of her profession — endorsing equity merchandise.
Chopra Jonas, who’s at the moment in London filming ‘Citadel’ for Anthony and Joe Russo, spoke in regards to the deep regret she skilled whereas selling skin-whitening lotions throughout her time in Bollywood.
“[Skin lightening] was so normalised in South Asia; it’s such a big trade that everybody was doing it. In reality, doing it’s nonetheless a test [mark] if you end up a feminine actor, nevertheless it’s terrible,” she mentioned in an interview with Marie Claire journal. “And it was terrible for me, for somewhat woman who used to place talcum-powder cream on my face as a result of I believed that darkish pores and skin was not fairly.”
The actress added that despite the fact that her final such marketing campaign ended 10 years in the past, it’s nonetheless a subject of dialogue throughout interviews. In ‘Unfinished’, Chopra Jonas has additionally reportedly addressed being labelled “dusky” by trade influencers and the media at a time when colourism and racism must be known as out.
The actress, who has earned rave critiques for her Netflix movie ‘The White Tiger’, will headed out on a digital e book tour subsequent month as her memoir readies for launch. Though UAE followers can be disillusioned to be taught that at the moment, the e book tour is restricted to the US and the UK.