Priyanka Chopra has been making all sorts of headlines, from her appearance at Paris Fashion Week, to attending the wedding of Joe Jonas and Sophie Turner and her birthday celebrations in Miami; Priyanka Chopra has created quite the whirlwind this season. While Priyanka Chopra is considered a style star in Bollywood, she has gone on to become a global icon. She was recently embroiled in a social media controversy after she was snapped smoking on a yacht in Miami during her birthday celebrations. Many termed her a hypocrite for claiming to be asthmatic while others simply couldn’t handle the fact that she was smoking.
Now, her cousin actor Parineeti Chopra, who has been promoting her upcoming film Jabariya Jodi, was asked for a reaction to Priyanka Chopra’s smoking controversy. Pictures of the Isn’t It Romantic actor took social media by storm and she was trolled after being an advocate against the use of firecrackers during Diwali. On being asked about her reaction to the controversy, Parineeti said, “I respond by saying that I have no right to answer this question, so I won’t.”
Among the many pictures that surfaced online, one showed Priyanka smoking a cigarrete with husband Nick Jonas sitting beside her. He could be seen smoking a cigar with Priyanka’s mother Madhu Chopra. Many had taken to social media to call out the actress for her actions and social media was abuzz with tweets and re-shares of her pictures as she enjoyed a smoke on her birthday.
One fan, while reacting to the picture wrote, “Reacting to the picture, a fan wrote, “Diwali is injurious to health, not smoking. Because Asthma is caused due to Diwali, not smoking. Thanks to Priyanka Chopra for such a great research.”
Parineeti will next be seen alongside Sidharth Malhotra in Jabariya Jodi, which revolves around the practice of abducting grooms and forcefully marrying them to girls without their consent. This is their second film together after the sucess of their 2014 film Hasee Toh Phasee.