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Priyanka Chopra says that she was bullied for her race in high school: “It has affected my self-esteem’

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Priyanka Chopra is no stranger when it comes to bullying.

The actress and former Miss World recently opened up about the painful bullying she endured at secondary school in particular.

“I was treated differently because I’m brown,” Chopra told The Associated Press. “I had, you know, really racist behavior when I was in high school in the 10th grade. I was the ‘Brownie’, the ‘Curry,’ [said] ‘back on the elephant came on,’ and that touched me when I was a child and it impacted my self-esteem.”

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The “Baywatch” actress, grew up in India, but moved to the U.S. at 13, according to the People, noted she attended the high school in Queens, New York, Massachusetts, and Iowa.

Actress Priyanka Chopra attends the Vineyard with Vines for the launch event at Brookfield Place on Thursday May 9, 2019, in New York.
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Chopra, who has lobbied for more integration in the entertainment industry, recently entered into a partnership with the global skincare brand Obagi as an ambassador for the “Skinclusion” initiative.

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The 36-year-old, who wed pop star Nick Jonas in December, told The Associated Press that she hopes for a better, more inclusive world, when she and her husband decide to start a family. Jonas recently revealed that he Chopra and “taking [their] time” when it comes to having children.

“I want to create a world for the future of my children where they don’t have to think about diversity, which they don’t talk about it because it is normal,” she said.

Separately, Chopra also said in the same interview that she “married a ‘Game of Thrones’ family ‘ and listed the broadcast of the popular HBO-show — in-her sister-in-law, Sophie Turner, the wife of Joe Jonas) stars as Sansa Stark — is a family affair, which often leads to large gatherings.

The Associated Press contributed to this report.

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