Priyanka Recalls How Oz Journalist Asked Why She Announced Oscar Noms


'Don't Usually Get Mad But...': Priyanka Recalls How Oz Journalist Asked Why She Announced Oscar Noms

Priyanka Chopra shared this image. (courtesy: priyankachopra)


  • Priyanka was last seen in Matrix 4
  • “I’ll be mad, I’ll be angry, I’ll be annoyed,” she said
  • “My quest is not people’s opinions,” she added

New Delhi:

Priyanka Chopra, who features as the cover girl for Vanity Fair, in a recent interview with the magazine recalled the time when an Australian entertainment journalist asked in a tweet last year if she and her husband Nick Jonas were qualified to announce the nominations for the Oscars. Back then, the actress had replied by sharing her film credits as listed on IMDb, and she wrote: “Would love your thoughts on what qualifies someone. Here are my 60+ film credentials for your adept consideration.” Speaking of the incident, she told Vanity Fair, “I usually don’t get mad, but that just pissed me off.”

The actress spoke about what she does when she is affected by opinions of any sort and told Vanity Fair, “I’ll be mad, I’ll be angry, I’ll be annoyed. I’ll speak about it to my family. I might cry a little bit, but it doesn’t change my relationship with my work and what my actual quest is. My quest is not people’s opinions. My quest is my job. My quest is making sure that when someone watches something that I have done, it moves them or they enjoy it. My personal life, who I am, all of that is not my job,” she said.

Priyanka Chopra, a former Miss World and a Bollywood star, is a woman of many hats. She is also a film producer, is the first South Asian woman to headline the cast of an American television show and has featured in many Hollywood projects. Priyanka Chopra is also a tech-investor and counts as a UNICEF Goodwill Ambassador. She owns a haircare brand and also opened an Indian restaurant in New York last year.

Priyanka Chopra’s next project Citadel, it is a multi-series with productions from India, Italy and Mexico and it also stars Richard Madden and it will be directed by the Russo Brothers. Citadel is Priyanka Chopra’s second project with Amazon Prime Video after announcing the Sangeet Project, a sangeet-themed dance reality show, which she will host with Nick Jonas. Last year, Priyanka Chopra was seen in Netflix’s The White Tiger, based on Aravind Adiga’s Booker Prize winning novel. She was last seen in Matrix 4.

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