Priyanka Chopra Was Bullied in High School Over Her Skin Color

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These days, Chopra is focused on sharing the wisdom she's gleaned with others who need it. "The more we can talk about it and open other people's eyes and say 'it doesn't have to be that way' and give them more examples, I guess society will change," she told the Associated Press. "I do want to create a world where my future kids don't have to think about diversity, where they're not talking about it because it's normal.

Chopra has also shared before that, because of events like these, she wasn't able to maximize her self-confidence until she made a conscious decision to do so. "I got up one day and said, 'Enough,'" she told New You. "The color of my skin, the hair I have — there are so many things about me that may not be conventional.

The actress and newlywed recently opened up about it, sharing her experience as a young student in the United States. "I was treated differently because I’m brown," she told the Associated Press, reflecting on her school time in Massachusetts, Iowa, and New York. "I had, you know, really racist behavior when I was in high school in 10th grade.

Back in 2017, she talked shared more about that, telling Glamour, "A lot of girls who have a darker skin hear things like, 'Oh, poor thing, she’s dark.

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