Priyanka Chopra is dealing with the furore and scrutiny that followed after she dropped her husband Nick Jonas’ last name from her Instagram account last year, calling the ordeal an “occupational hazard”.
In an interview with Vanity Fair, the Quantico The star addressed “Random Mondays in November” when Chopra returned to only her first and last name on Instagram, a move that sparked fan speculation that her marriage was in trouble. But as Chopra told Fashion magazine about her February cover story, social media is far from everything and the end of it all. She added that the experiment was a prime example of the microscope that celebrities find themselves under in this digital age.
“It’s a very weak feeling, in fact, that if I post a photo, everything behind me in that photo will be zoomed in, and people will expect,” Chopra told the outlet. “It’s just a professional risk…because of the hype of our social media, and because of its pervasiveness in our lives, I think it looks a lot bigger than it is. I think we give it a lot more credibility in real life, and I don’t think it needs to.”
It didn’t take long for the rocky wedding rumors to subside, after Chopra left a flirtatious comment on one of Jonas’ workout videos. She wrote, “Damn! I just died in your arms…” followed by a couple heart emojis.
The Bollywood star is no stranger to public scrutiny, including accusations in an article that has since been deleted New York Magazine‘s shearing She was a “global scam artist” who married Jonas to advance her career. Recently, Chopra – along with fellow judges Julianne Hough and Usher – have been facing criticism for her role in the competition series. activist, which has been criticized for its appearance in which activists compete with each other in an attempt to shed light on their issues. At the time, Chopra admitted that the show made a mistake and apologized for her participation. Chopra says now Vanity Fair That whole situation made her sad.
“It’s really tragic that something like this happened because that was never the intention,” she told the newspaper. “It makes me sad because I try to live my life as a good person every day, doing my best, just like everyone else. And it would be nice to be seen sometimes.”
Despite the ups and downs, Jonas, who recently celebrated his third wedding anniversary with Chopra, said Vanity Fair He had never seen his wife so overwhelmed by the pressures of fame.
“We both know that public life is something that comes with what we do,” Jonas said. “But we’ve set real boundaries around our personal lives and our privacy, and we’ve worked hard to create this little safe haven for ourselves through friends and family.”
Chopra also told the outlet that she is excited about a future that includes children.
“They are a huge part of our desire for the future,” she said. “By God’s grace when this happens it happens.”
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