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Priyanka Chopra slammed for wearing tee with an insensitive message

Priyanka Chopra was slammed by a number of Twitter users for sporting the message that strikes out the words - 'Refugee', 'Immigrant' and 'Outsider' - leaving just ‘Traveller’ as it is. 

Priyanka Chopra slammed for wearing tee with an insensitive message

Mumbai: Priyanka Chopra, who featured on the cover of Conde Nast Traveller magazine, faced flak on Twitter for wearing a tee with an insensitive message printed on it.

The ‘Quantico’ star was slammed by a number of Twitter users for sporting the message that strikes out the words - 'Refugee', 'Immigrant' and 'Outsider' - leaving just ‘Traveller’ as it is.

People felt that she had offended refugees who had no choice but to flee their homeland owing to various unavoidable compulsions.

Bold and fearless, @priyankachopra makes a statement on our 6th anniversary issue cover. #PCinCNT #WhyWeTravel

Check out people’s angry reactions here: “Oh, I'm sorry, I wasn't aware that being a refugee is a matter of choice...What were you thinking?! @CNTIndia @priyankachopra (sic)”.

@madeharai tweeted: “@priyankachopra There is a difference between luxury & compulsion.u hv just defined a new low-a new shallow #notcool #PeeCee #heartless (sic)”.

@wkwasikhan tweeted: “Since when did @priyankachopra one of the world's highest paid TV actors, relate to a #refugee? (sic).”

@ranyamanivannan tweeted: Appalling, dehumanising, privilege-strutting, racist message on Priyanka Chopra's tee on this mag cover. @LakshmiGandhi have you seen this? (sic).”

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