On February 24, actor-producer and former beauty queen Priyanka Chopra posted a reply to Rosie O’ Donnell, the American comedian who not only misidentified her but also didn’t know her first name while sharing an apology for the same. Donnell had recently posted an apology on social media for misidentifying her as popular author Deepak Chopra’s daughter during their first meeting.
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On Thursday, Priyanka Chopra posted a letter in her Instagram Stories, referring to the incident and questioning the sincerity of O’Donnell’s apology. Without taking the comics’ name, Chopra said, “Hi everyone. Some thoughts..I have never taken myself so seriously to think everyone would know who I am, or my work for that matter. But if you wanted to make a public apology for a very awkward private encounter, I think probably best to take the time to google my name before doing it or even try to reach out directly.”
In her story, Chopra also wrote, “We all deserve to be respected for our unique individuality and not to be referred to as “someone” or “wife”, especially in a sincere apology.”
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She also wrote that if people respect each other for their “differences” the world where they raise their children will become amazing.
Repeating the point she made when O’Donnell first referred to her as the daughter of the author Deepak Chopra, she added in conclusion, “Also PS- As I’ve said before, not all Chopra’s are related to the great Deepak, just as not all Smith’s are related to the legendary Will Smith (emoji).”
Earlier this week, O’Donnell narrated her meeting with Chopra and Jonas in a TikTok video. She said that the couple was seated next to her at a table in a restaurant, also to Chopra as Jonas’ wife and “someone Chopra.”
She thought out loud that Chopra was related to Deepak and so she said, “Hi Nick Jonas, you were great in Kingdom, and hi (addressing Priyanka) I know your dad.” When Donnell said that she thought her father was Deepak Chopra, the actor cleared that he was not and that her last name is a common surname among Indians.
In her second video, Donnell apologised and said that Chopra was not rude at all but the whole encounter was just awkward. Then she went on to take Priyanka’s name, adding that she is “apparently” a well-known actor and more famous than her husband. She further added a post with a screenshot of Chopra’s Instagram profile which has 75 million followers. Read more about the incident here.
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