Priyanka Chopra breaks her silence on The Activist controversy

Priyanka Chopra breaks her silence on The Activist controversy

by | September 17, 2021, 14:43 IST

Priyanka Chopra has finally broken her silence on the ‘The Activist’ controversy. The actress took to social media to address concerns that The Activist will only make activism more performative and make it appear like an ‘oppression olympics’. “I have been moved by the power of your voices over the past week. At its core, Activism is fueled by cause and effect, and when people come together to raise their voice about something, there is always an effect. You were heard,” she said in a carefully worded statement.

“The show got it wrong, and I’m sorry that my participation in it disappointed many of you. The intention was always to bring attention to the people behind the ideas and highlight the actions and impact of the causes they support tirelessly. I’m happy to know that in this new format, their stories will be the highlight, and I’m proud to collaborate with partners who have their ear to the ground and know when it’s time to hit pause and re-evaluate,” she went on to say.

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“There is a global community of activists who fight the fight every single day and put their blood, sweat and tears into creating change, but more often than not, they are rarely heard or acknowledged. Their work is so important and they too deserve to be recognized and celebrated. Thank you to each and every one of you for all that you do,” Priyanka added, before signing off.

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