Priyanka Chopra was told by a film-maker to have 'her proportions fixed'

'If I wanted to be an actress, he said, he knew a great doctor in LA he could send me to,' the actor recently revealed


Entertainment Desk February 09, 2021

Bollywood star Priyanka Chopra's autobiography, Unfinished, was recently released. In her tell-all book, the former Miss World shared an uncensored glimpse into her personal life, that included few topics she usually shies away from while talking to the media. 

According to The Independent, Priyanka in her memoir recalled an incident involving the first film director she met with after being crowned Miss World in 2000.

“After a few minutes of small talk, the director/producer told me to stand up and twirl for him,” she wrote in her book. “I did. He stared at me long and hard, assessing me, and then suggested that I get breast implants, fix my jaw, and add a little more cushioning to my butt. If I wanted to be an actress, he said, I’d need to have my proportions ‘fixed’, and he knew a great doctor in LA he could send me to. My then-manager voiced his agreement with the assessment.”

Asked about why she wrote about this subject, along with other topics such as her relationships, she told Asian Style Magazine in an interview, "I didn’t write about these things now to clarify anything to anyone. I was in a place in my life where I sat down and wrote about the milestones in my life. These happened to be those things, that I’d kept personal in my heart, things I’ve been affected by.”

She continued, “I’m a woman in the entertainment business, which is kind of patriarchal, I had to be very tough. When entertainers show their weakness, people enjoy pulling you down. I learnt to keep my walls up. I kept them up, did my job and didn’t talk about the things I overcame. I’m much older and self-assured now, which makes it easier to discuss things from the past. This book is not me offering any form of clarification. It’s a story of my life from my eyes."

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