Magazine spokesperson reacts to Priyanka Chopra's controversial T-shirt

October 12, 2016 3:14:30 PM IST
By Glamsham Editorial
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Priyanka Chopra has the world under her feet. She is already seen in QUANTICO season 2 as well as making India proud by appearing at various award functions abroad.


However, recently Priyanka was in news for the T-shirt she wore on the cover page for the reputed travelling magazine Conde Nast Traveller.

And the internet just couldn't handle it and she was bombarded with hate comments.

However to put all this to rest, the officials of the reputed magazine has sent an official statement which reads, “At Conde Nast Traveller, we believe that the opening up of borders and the breaking down of walls can help us discover the world, and open up our minds and hearts. So, when we had actress Priyanka Chopra wear a T-shirt we created on the cover of our 6th anniversary issue, we had a point to make. And it's not about privilege or fashion.”

Furthermore, the spokesperson said, “It's about how our labelling of people as immigrants, refugees and outsiders is creating a culture of xenophobia. We are allowing thousands of innocent people who are forced to cross borders due to unimaginable terror and atrocities to be treated without humanity and empathy. It's about how we are allowing some powerful leaders to build barriers that make it more difficult for bright, motivated and hardworking people to see more of the world, learn from it and make it better for us all.”

“It's time we demand better, and stand against the building of walls, literal and otherwise. We must demand a world free of racism and bias and prejudice, so that we and generations after us may enjoy all the abundance that travel offers, the beauty of a world that is open and rich and diverse in its people and cultures and geographies. And we must, in the midst of our many differences, find and celebrate our commonalities, our oneness,” added the spokesperson.

Lastly they said, “We must recognise that we are all on a journey. Whether we are moving across oceans or just a few kilometers, or in our mind's eye, into a completely different world, whether we are doing so due to free will or circumstance that we are all travellers. And this is why Priyanka Chopra a star at home and abroad, who has experienced firsthand the opportunities that travel offers is the perfect ambassador.”

Well Priyanka Chopra surely added one more feather to her cap by standing for what she believes in!


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