Priyanka Chopra target of social media rage for smoking
July 24, 2019
Bollywood star Priyanka Chopra is getting trolled on social media. This is after Priyanka, who is currently on her birthday vacation in Miami, Florida, was spotted smoking in certain photos. The photos have gone viral and many people have reminded the star of an advertisement she did where she spoke about being diagnosed with asthma at a very young age.
Many people also dug out an old video in which Priyanka campaigned for a cracker-free Diwali. Some have also criticised the actress for celebrating her birthday amidst the devastating Assam floods given that Priyanka was appointed the brand ambassador of Assam Tourism in 2016.
The photo that has got everyone most angry is the one where Priyanka can be seen on a yacht with her mother and husband Nick Jonas smoking a cigar.
One person tweeted saying, "Priyanka Chopra trying to cure the Asthma she developed on Diwali!". While another said, "Good to know your asthma is gone".
Some others mocked her for the cracker free Diwali ad. "Dear Indians please don't burst crackers for Diwali since Priyanka Chopra has Asthma".
Many Twitter users are also of the opinion that people should mind its own business and that they should "Let Priyanka Chopra be."" People change with time. Their perception towards life and choices change as they grow. Someone didn't smoke in 2010 doesn't mean they can't in 2019. (Not supporting smoking but just let Priyankachopra be".
"People should know that there is a big fat difference b/n burning bunch full of crackers and smoking 1 cigarette which is her discretion, she knows about her health. Stop shredding someone's earned reputation to get more reach and followers".
So #PriyankaChopra was pictured smoking..Can't a woman make independent choices without being trolled ! Maybe she did not smoke before, maybe now or maybe she was just taking a drag.. leave her alone !! She is an #Indian icon.. she has achieved What few Indians have !! - Tehseen Poonawalla
In December last year, Priyanka Chopra was criticised for letting off crackers at her own wedding. In 2017, she was shamed for wearing a short dress when she met Prime Minister Narendra Modi in Berlin.
The star will next be seen in Shonali Bose's The Sky Is Pink, co-starring Farhan Akhtar and Zaira Wasim.